The Leftovers (2014–2017)
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Kevin goes to see a therapist, after he has some unsettling encounters. Meg makes a decision about her future. Tom and Christine are left in a dicey situation. Jill and Aimee are interested as to where Nora is.

Director:

Peter Berg

Writers:

Tom Perrotta (based on the book by), Damon Lindelof (created by) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Justin Theroux ... Kevin Garvey
Amy Brenneman ... Laurie Garvey
Christopher Eccleston ... Matt Jamison
Liv Tyler ... Meg Abbott
Chris Zylka ... Tom Garvey
Margaret Qualley ... Jill Garvey
Carrie Coon ... Nora Durst
Emily Meade ... Aimee
Amanda Warren ... Lucy Warburton
Ann Dowd ... Patti Levin
Michael Gaston ... Dean
Max Carver ... Adam Frost
Charlie Carver ... Scott Frost
Annie Q. ... Christine
Scott Glenn ... Kevin Garvey, Sr.
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Storyline

In the wake of a series of disturbing encounters, Kevin pays a visit to a therapist. Tom finds himself in a precarious situation with Christine, a favorite of Wayne's. A frustrated Meg is asked to part with pieces of her past. Jill and Aimee tail Nora Durst, who became a local celebrity when her entire family disappeared in the Departure. Written by Jiilo_Kim

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Genres:

Drama | Fantasy | Mystery

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 July 2014 (USA) See more »

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Goofs

At 48:09, when the chief visits his father in residential care, there is a shot of a woman playing chess. The pieces are misplaced, most glaringly one of the white pawns is on the first rank - whereas they start on the second rank and cannot move backwards - making it an impossible chess position. See more »

Quotes

Lucy Warburton: Jesus, I never should have told you to watch the fucking 'Wire.'
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Connections

Features Perfect Strangers (1986) See more »

Soundtracks

Party Rock Anthem
performed by LMFAO feat. Lauren Bennett & GoonRock
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Interesting And Well-Acted
21 November 2015 | by nomis94See all my reviews

This episode is an improvement to the season opener and I don't really understand why the rating of episode 2 is that low. Anyways, the acting is once again superb and the whole story about this ominous, white-colored, puffing sect really hooked me. Laurie is an interesting character and there is more to come concerning her backstory.

Patty is an authentic leader and the actress is great. Also Laurie delivers a great performance.

The pace is rather slow and that might be the reason for a stable 7.6 rating. To be honest, we don't have an action-packed TV series here. It's all about loss and how different people deal with it. I like that.

The music (here we go again) is amazing! Episode 2 is a very good episode, though the pace might be not everyone's taste. Keep it up, guys! You won't be disappointed.


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