Is Mindhunter Season 2 Better than Season 1?

Fans have had to wait almost two years for the second season, and critics say it's even better than the first, but do you agree?

by | August 20, 2019 | Comments

Why is Mindhunter Season Two Better Than the First?

Certified Fresh at 100% on the Tomatometer, critics say Season 2 of MINDHUNTER is even better than the first. Do you agree?

Posted by The Rotten Tomatoes Channel on Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Netflix’s hit crime series Mindhunter was a legitimate success when its first season debuted on the streaming service in 2017, earning a Certified Fresh 97% on the Tomatometer and generating a ton of fan discussion. Eager viewers have had to wait almost two years for the next chapter in the story, but by almost all accounts, the new season is more than worth the wait. Season 2 is Certified Fresh at a whopping 100%, and both fans and critics say that it’s actually even better than the first, from its deeper exploration of the lives of some of its key characters to the spot-on portrayals of notorious serial killers on the show.

We take a look at the popularity of the series and why Season 2, which premiered on Netflix on August 16, has resonated so deeply with fans on our new show The Ketchup, where we break down all the latest movie and TV news and what it means to you. Watch the video above and let us know in the comments whether or not you agree that Mindhunter Season 2 is better than Season 1!

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