Sneaky Pete: Season 2 – A Review

Hey guys!
The second season of Amazon production Sneaky Pete was released recently. I was quite fond of the first one, so I immediately started binge-watching! Let’s see what Pete has been up to…

 

The Plot:
We start right where we ended after season 1. While the family tries to clean up the mess they got themselves into, Pete/Marius is dealing with something different: some thugs showed up demanding to see his mother and the 11 million dollars they stole together – only Maggie Murphy is said to be dead, as far as Pete/Marius knows…

 

The Rating:
Let’s dive right in. While the first season had a bunch of rather light and funny moments, the tone feels much darker here – and it works very well. As just about every character has a body hidden in the basement by now, it’s good that they shifted the tone instead of desperately trying to keep it funny. There’s even more action going on than in season one and you’ll have to pay attention, otherwise you’ll get confused. We get quite a lot of different plot lines, each of them very cleverly created.  Continue reading

TV Show Spotlight: Sneaky Pete

Hello folks!
Today I bring you my recent discovery. I found out that Amazon Prime is free for one year if you are a student. That means I have tons of new stuff to check out! My first pick was Sneaky Pete. Is this Amazon production worth checking out?

 

What is it about?
Marius just got out of jail and is in a hell lot of trouble. What easier way is there to get away than by assuming a different identity? And Marius has the perfect one at hand: his cell mate has wonderful grandparents. He just hasn’t seen them in twenty years. So they wouldn’t notice Marius posing as Pete, right? Continue reading