After a two-and-a-half-year gap between seasons with a two-part special in between, "Euphoria" returns, offering the latest permutation of youthful angst.

After a two-and-a-half-year gap between seasons with a two-part special in between, "Euphoria" returns, offering the latest permutation of youthful angst.

“I don’t know if I’m a good person,” one character says tearfully during the first episode. “You’re not the good guy,” another exasperatedly declares later in the season. “I did not say you are not a good girl,” bemoans another.

While we get to see our favorite characters like Jules, Rue, Kat, Maddy, and Cassie back in action at East Highland High, we also are introduced to new drama and characters, including Elliot.

it’s still frustrating to see how badly Season 2 bungles the immediately enthralling romance between Rue and Jules (Hunter Schafer).

But it’s tough for any talent to escape the monotony of a character seeking the same high, again and again. Eventually, the chase feels familiar, as does the result.

Euphoria Season 2 commits to the show’s self-important, exaggerated view of the world with the kind of swagger you’d expect it to. While the storytelling often spirals around the drain this season

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