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    After this episode, Holly Hunter is out of guest actress contention.

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    After this episode, Holly Hunter is out of guest actress contention.

    Good point. I was thinking “hang on has it aired over there?” and then I realised you meant based on episodes.

    Meanwhile Cherry Jones storming out like “I’ll be collecting my next year nom thanks”

     

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    For what it’s worth, episode ratings for Season 2 on IMDB:

    The Summer Palace : 8.9

    Vaulter: 8.9

    Hunting: 9.2

    Safe Room: 9.3

    Tern Haven: 9.6

    Argestes: 9.1

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    Atypical
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    First off, congratulations to Emmy winner Jesse Armstrong for Writing in a Drama Series! Making a splash already and will return even stronger next year! Love it!

    I’ll have to watch this episode again. I’m too … distracted by the Emmys to write anything more.

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    For what it’s worth, episode ratings for Season 2 on IMDB:

    The Summer Palace : 8.9

    Vaulter: 8.9

    Hunting: 9.2

    Safe Room: 9.3

    Tern Haven: 9.6

    Argestes: 9.1

    Wow, I mean I love the show but this is a little bit out of proportion

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    Wow, I mean I love the show but this is a little bit out of proportion

    How do you mean?

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    DvirBA
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    How do you mean?

    Episodes 3-6 were amazing but this surge in the score seems a little sudden. I mean, they are not that better than all of the episodes of S1.
    But on the other hand I do find S1 to be underscored there

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    Atypical
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    Just rewatched last night’s episode. I think we’re gonna need to talk about Holly Hunter some lol. She won’t make supporting actress now, but this new direction they’re taking with Rhea is thrilling and unexpected. Poor Shiv. Most predicted that Logan would backtrack with making her his successor, but this level of double-crossing takes on an entirely new dimension. I could easily see Hunter becoming a series regular next season if things go like I hope. Otherwise, it’s back to the drawing board with the successor battle. Kendall having to go to the parents’ house of that waiter who drowned was tough to watch. Logan can be so horrible to his children, and then seeing him trying to weasel out of hitting Roman from last episode. “That’s not really me, you know.” Loved Harriet Walter, as always. The continued Tom & Greg show is delightful to watch every week lol. Still on a high over the unexpected Emmy win! Pure class from the writers’ branch, yet again!

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    I have to ask, from an objective standpoint, is the Succession buzz real? Obviously I hope so as I think Season 2 has been the best drama of the year by a fairly significant margin, but I can’t tell if all this talk regarding a breakout year is simply me hearing what I want to hear or if its true. Joyce was mentioning how Succession was going to rock the next Emmy cycle in the Emmy post show, even comparing it to Fleabag, and I think Scott Feinberg recently said Succession will be the “successor” to GOT as HBO’s awards darling, but despite this, ratings are in about the same place as last season, and there has been little to no cast presence in the media. I want to bet high on Succession for the end of the year awards, but I also don’t want to get my hopes up.

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    It’s somewhere in between. It has a base of support which was demonstrated by its writing win, but it really should’ve gotten at least a supporting actor in. It even missed guest actor for Cromwell. The acting branch needs to catch up on it because it’s going to be shut out of SAG on current evidence.

    Season 2 has been better than Stranger Things, The Handmaid’s Tale, Big Little Lies (all of the returning shows we expect to be major players again) so it has that going for it, but those shows have more industry clout than Succession does. I expect HBO to push Westworld more, but Succession will definitely be campaigned. I just have my doubts about whether it’s accessible enough to ever ‘explode’ awards-wise. It will definitely repeat series, writing and directing nominations though.

    FYC: Carice van Houten, ‘Instinct’, Best Actress

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    Globes will be the next major “test.” I know, not Academy voters. But exposure is exposure, and that positive press does lead to helping with other outlets down the line (SAG, TCA, CC, Peabody, etc.). Remember this was the first group to recognize Culkin. He should have made the supporting actor Emmy cut. In particular, if somehow Snook and/or Strong get in along with Drama Series, I’m far more hopeful at where the show’s awards prospects go. SAG Ensemble would be fantastic, but I’m not ready to predict that happening yet.

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    Globes will be the next major “test.” I know, not Academy voters. But exposure is exposure, and that positive press does lead to helping with other outlets down the line (SAG, TCA, CC, Peabody, etc.). Remember this was the first group to recognize Culkin. He should have made the supporting actor Emmy cut. In particular, if somehow Snook and/or Strong get in along with Drama Series, I’m far more hopeful at where the show’s awards prospects go. SAG Ensemble would be fantastic, but I’m not ready to predict that happening yet.

    Right now, I have Succession getting three nominations (Drama series, Drama actor for strong, and Supporting actress for hunter). Best actor drama is the most likely nomination for it.

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    A strong episode for Kieran Culkin. He was my MVP for “Return”. Next week looks exciting. Marcia and Shiv scheming together, can’t wait to see what that is all about.

    I think the show has been getting a lot of buzz on twitter. A lot of ‘verified’ accounts are stanning everyday, some are even TV critics and some actors like Marc Maron. I don’t know what’s going to happen at the Globes or SAG but I think it’ll be fine. What’s the new, shiny drama series that the Globes will want to award? I can’t think of any. It had only one nomination last year so I think it might even win the Globe. The biggest competitor will, of course, be the revamped with a recent British Oscar winner The Crown but a nomination is very likely regardless.

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    Episode Title: “Dundee”

    Synopsis: The entire Roy clan travels to Logan’s hometown of Dundee, Scotland, for a celebration of Logan’s fifty years in the business. There, Logan reflects on his past and the company’s future, while Shiv defiantly looks to her family for support in taking down Rhea. Ewan gives Greg an ultimatum about working at Waystar. Kendall becomes enamored with Jennifer, an actress in Willa’s play. A former employee proves difficult to silence, worrying Logan’s inner circle.

    Guest Star: James Cromwell

    Discuss.

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