In its first season, The after party created by Christopher Miller, instantly became the best comedy on Apple TV+. A hilarious whodunit with a terrific ensemble cast and a genuinely engaging mystery, it blended genre and style to create an innovative and exciting new take on comedy that, given its structure, almost seemed impossible to replicate. Still in the second season The after partyThe series has managed to continue the quality and excitement of this concept (with a few exceptions), cementing it as one of the best comedies on TV.
The second season brings back Anik (Sam Richardson) and Joe (Joe), who are now dating after the events of the first season. They are going to the wedding of Joey’s sister Grace (Poppy Liu), who is marrying wealthy crypto investor and lizard enthusiast Edgar (Jack Woods) The first episode, “Anik 2: The Sequel”, begins by showing that Edgar is found dead the day after the wedding — and, once again, Anik and Joey find themselves in the middle of another murder mystery.
Anik calls Detective Danner (Tiffany Haddish) who helped solve the murders in season 1 and has since left the force to write a book about the events. Together, Anik and Danner investigate various possible murder stories and try to crack the case. Among the suspects is Edgar’s loopy mother Isabel (Elizabeth Perkins); Her strange adopted sister Hannah (Anna Kankle); and his business partner Sebastian (Jack Whitehall) on behalf of the bride’s family, the suspects include Grace’s mother and father, Vivian and Ken (Vivian W And Ken Jeong); Grace’s long-absent funny uncle, Ulysses (John Cho); and Grace’s ex-boyfriend, Travis (Paul Walter Hauser)
‘The Afterparty’ Season 2’s “Mind Movie” is great with a few exceptions