The Mosquito Coast is the definition of how to ruin a great show with a mediocre second season. Why couldn’t you just leave it on its own? 🤦🏻♂️
After a decent first season with enormous potential, I was expecting greatness from this series lead by Justin Theroux. However, what we got is an utterly boring and illogical second season that I wasn’t able to finish.
In fact, the weak special effects and unrealistic context hobble this season. In addition, the drama and character tension feel contrived. It’s a show that could have been so much better if it had edgier locations and greater realism the believability of the plot would be easier to swallow.
What’s really sad is that it’s obvious when a show is running on fumes. The writers consistently fall back on the tropes and crutches that it felt like this show was avoiding last year. Time to cancel it AppleTV+.
Should you watch it?
I predict that season 2 will be the end because this show is a Bonafide mess. At the very least, the first season had some sort of mission. The second? Nothing.