The Following Season 2 Premiere Recap: Subway Stab-athon


When last we spoke, at the end of The Following’s first season, we witnessed serial killer and cult leader Joe Carroll’s “death” by fire. Agent Parker got buried alive, along with her half-finished backstory, and Ryan Hardy shot one of Carroll’s followers to death in frustration. Emma killed Jacob who should have really seen that one coming. And Ryan Hardy pulled off his first successful rescue, of Claire, his love. So, good things, bad things. Then, this episode opens right where the last one left off, and we see Claire get stabbed repeatedly as Ryan is unable to save her. Like its protagonist, The Following seems to have used its hiatus to ponder what goals it hopes to achieve in the coming month. And just like Hardy, who has become a sober criminology professor by day in order to conceal his real identity as a “hell-bent on revenge vigilante” by night, The Following seems to have dual agendas at play.  Read More...


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