Second Chance – my thoughts after this first season

When I first heard about Tim being cast in a Frankenstein show, I have to say I was a little skeptical… I was happy at the perspective to see him in another show, but I’ve never been particularly interested in the Frankenstein story. I do like Sci-Fi, though, at least a certain kind. So a modern version of it could be fun. And I could just watch for Tim. It’s not like I haven’t done this sort of things before. After all, I fast-forward through all the biblical stuff in Carnivàle, but I still love the carnie world and Jonesy is one of my favorite of Tim’s characters.

But in the end, Frankenstein aka The Frankenstein Code aka Lookinglass aka Second Chance ended up to be quite a good show, that I genuinely enjoyed all around. And much better than you might think just from the premise. Now, I’d be very sad if Fox doesn’t renew it. Which, I know is a slim chance, but the fact that they haven’t just called it yet means there is a chance.

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Second Chance 1×11 Reaction Post

What a finale! Full of action, and emotions, and twists…I don’t know about you, but I had at least three heart attacks during that finale episode… What did you think of Gelassenheit?

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Second Chance 1×10 Reaction Post

OH. MY. GOD. What a heart-wrenching episode. And so much going on! Otto and Mary! Otto and Connor! Alexa and George! Lookinglass! The tank! And of course, Gracie running away, then being kidnapped, leaving behind heartbroken father and grandpa. Oh poor Duval….

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Second Chance 1×09 Reaction Post

A monster is on the loose, revealing that Jimmy wasn’t the first human to be brought back from the dead. Meanwhile, in the Goodwin household, things are escalading quickly now that Mary is cured. On the one hand Otto can’t wait to get rid of Jimmy, while on the other hand, Connor and Alexa continue their secret evil scheming against the twins. Finally, Duval is struggling with the idea of his father possibly coming to live with him…. Share your thoughts on When You Have to Go There, They have to Take You In in the comments!

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