Eastbound & Down : Season 2

  • Network: HBO
  • Series Premiere Date: Feb 15, 2009
Season #: 1, 2, 3, 4
Metascore
89

Universal acclaim - based on 4 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 4
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 4
  3. Negative: 0 out of 4

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Critic Reviews

  1. 90
    It's not going too far to say Eastbound and Down holds a magnifying glass up to sports and hero workship, it's just that the magnifying glass is outrageously outsized, Charlie Chaplin, silent-movie prop huge. Sadly, as far as McBride takes Powers, the satire may never go far enough, as LeBron James and Roger Clemens and Tiger Woods and a host of others have shown.
  2. 100
    It's not for everyone. Let's say that upfront. Eastbound & Down will either make you choke laughing, or wish that you could bleach the profanity from your brain.
  3. 75
    I tend to judge a show's worth on whether I'll come back for more; I've already watched next week's episode of "Eastbound and Down," and I'll definitely be watching to see where Kenny's Mexican journey takes him.
  4. This portrait of a profane, low-down egomaniac--excuse me, he prefers "Christ figure"--continues to amaze. McBride's willingness to play depression, amorality, and selfishness for laughs is awesome.
User Score
8.0

Generally favorable reviews- based on 64 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 7
  2. Negative: 0 out of 7
  1. Nov 3, 2010
    9
    Kenny Powers **** rocks, and if you don't think so, you can get **** (His words, not mine). The second season kicks off basically in the exactKenny Powers **** rocks, and if you don't think so, you can get **** (His words, not mine). The second season kicks off basically in the exact fashion that made the first so funny. Incredible monologues of profanity and ego-fuelled tirades aimed at the Mexican locals are the high point. Kenny is backed by a great supporting cast - including one Stevie Janowski - who pretty much steals the show as Kenny's star-struck BFF. Full Review »
  2. Jul 11, 2014
    7
    New Setting, mexican **** is funny but not as good as the firstNew Setting, mexican **** is funny but not as good as the first season Full Review »
  3. Jan 9, 2013
    7
    If you liked the first season of Eastbound & Down you'll like this season as it's really just more of the same. More of the same isn't alway aIf you liked the first season of Eastbound & Down you'll like this season as it's really just more of the same. More of the same isn't alway a bad thing it just means there's not really any improvement. It's still the same vulgar, obscene humor that many loved in the last season. Full Review »