Season #: 2, 1
Thankfully, we're in good company even when grounded in tedious soap opera. [1-14 Mar 2021, p.9]
The show works as well as it does because it understands the deepest roots of American identity, good and bad—and its exploration of what is inevitable and what isn’t is what makes For All Mankind such a fascinating watch.
There’s rarely a time in “For All Mankind” where these big swings are unwelcome, but the show still has a little more to go before all its storytelling tools are calibrated to deliver the kind of imagination it so clearly (and, often, thankfully) has.