The BEST episodes of Succession season 2

Every episode of Succession season 2, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Succession season 2!

A drama about a dysfunctional media family dynasty in the 21st century. The Roy family – Logan Roy and his four children – controls one of the biggest media and entertainment conglomerates in the world. "Succession" tracks their lives as they contemplate what the future will hold for them once their aging father begins to step back from the company.

Last Updated: 5/27/2023Network:HBO
This Is Not for Tears
1776 votes

#1 - This Is Not for Tears

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 10/13/2019

Logan weighs whether a member of the family—or a top lieutenant—will need to be sacrificed to salvage the company's tarnished reputation. Roman shares his hesitations about a new source of financing, as Kendall suggests a familiar alternative.

Directors: Mark Mylod
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Tern Haven
1661 votes

#2 - Tern Haven

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 9/8/2019

Logan attempts to solidify his buyout of PGM at a weekend retreat at the Pierce family home, where Shiv, Roman and Connor veer from their carefully orchestrated roles. As the Pierces question whether an alliance with Waystar Royco will tarnish their legacy, Kendall makes his case to Naomi Pierce during a drug-filled night.

Directors: Mark Mylod
Writer: Will Tracy
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
1610 votes

#3 - DC

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 10/6/2019

With the shareholders meeting imminent and Waystar Royco in a precarious position after a whistleblower makes headlines, Logan, Kendall, Gerri and Tom testify before Congress and face tough questions from a determined Gil Eavis. Shiv speaks candidly to Kira, a victim who is set to be a key witness. In Turkey, Roman’s business pitch takes a chilling turn.

Directors: Mark Mylod
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Safe Room
1685 votes

#4 - Safe Room

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 9/1/2019

Roman begins a six-week management training program in the Parks division and is irritated about spending so much time with “normals.” Logan brings Shiv in for a day at Waystar, raising suspicions with Kendall and Gerri. Connor and Willa attend the funeral of a family friend with a complicated past. Logan and Kendall arrange a covert meeting with PGM CEO Rhea Jarrell, as a controversy surrounding a star anchor leads to a day of chaos at ATN headquarters.

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1570 votes

#5 - Argestes

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 9/15/2019

As Logan looks to finalize a deal to buy the Pierce family's papers and TV stations at a media & banking retreat, a threat to the deal arises from an unexpected quarter. Tom worries about ATN's new slogan after learning some distressing news from Greg. Kendall, Shiv and Roman fail to see eye to eye on how to handle damage control ahead of a panel featuring the Roys.

Directors: Matt Shakman
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
1657 votes

#6 - Hunting

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 8/25/2019

Logan informs his skeptical management team of his plan to make another attempt to acquire Pierce, a rival media company and one of the most respected names in news, and brings back Frank to work on the deal. Convinced the acquisition is a terrible idea, Shiv asks Tom to deliver the message to Logan at a corporate retreat in Hungary. Greg worries his pre-meeting with a Logan biographer puts his standing with the family at risk. Connor’s presidential announcement irritates Logan.

Directors: Andrij Parekh
Writer: Tony Roche
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
1555 votes

#7 - Dundee

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 9/29/2019

Shiv seeks backup in her battle against Rhea as the family gathers in Logan's hometown in Scotland to celebrate his 50 years of business.

Directors: Kevin Bray
Writer: Mary Laws
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1684 votes

#8 - Vaulter

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 8/18/2019

Roman and Kendall do a “routine health check” of a new media brand to help Vaulter to determine the future of the company. Tom tasks Greg with sniffing out waste at ATN, as Greg wonders if the divisive media outlet is the right fit for him. Connor and Willa host a soiree to mark their return to New York. Shiv brings Tom in the loop about her future at Waystar and with Gil’s campaign.

Directors: Andrij Parekh
Writer: Jon Brown
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The Summer Palace
1728 votes

#9 - The Summer Palace

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 8/11/2019

Still addled from the events in England, Kendall tries to make amends with his dad for his takeover attempt betrayal. Logan receives some unvarnished advice from his financial banker about the next best move for Waystar Royco. As Tom maneuvers for a new position in the company, Shiv tries to determine whether Logan is playing mind games regarding his successor.

Directors: Mark Mylod
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1575 votes

#10 - Return

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 9/22/2019

A trip to the UK finds the Roy kids negotiating with their mother. Logan turns to Rhea for advice. Greg and Tom get spooked by an internal investigation.

Directors: Becky Martin
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