Not Dead Yet Season 2 Review: Gina Rodriguez's Death-Themed Comedy Is Underwhelming

The Players actress play writer Nell tries to change her goals in life after the events of Season 1 in this lacklustre workplace comedy. Read our review of the 10-episode series.

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Not Dead Yet Season 2

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Release Date

Jun 12, 2024
Not Dead Yet Season 2 Review Gina Rodriguezs Death-Themed Comedy Is Underwhelming
Not Dead Yet Season 2 Review: Gina Rodriguez's Death-Themed Comedy Is Underwhelming

About Not Dead Yet Season 2

The Disney+ series Not Dead Yet Season 2 revolves around an obituary writer named Nell, played by Gina Rodriguez, who deals with the issues in life aided by the ghosts whose obituaries she pens. The workplace comedy is breezy but unsubstantial in the characters it returns to in the second season. Despite being led by the winsome Rodriguez, Not Dead Yet is a disappointing comedy that fails to rise above its potential.

Not Dead Yet Season 2: Plot

Everybody Loves Raymond's Brad Garrett joins Season 2 as Duncan Rhodes, the owner of SoCal Independent and the father of Nell's obnoxious box Lexi (Lauren Ash). Nell, with help from her friends Sam (Hannah Simone) and (Angela E Gibbs), tries to settle down in life, both romantically and professionally. The ghosts in her life help her figure the big picture once again.

Not Dead Yet Season 2: Writing and Direction

Created by Casey Johnson and David Windsor, the comedy started off well with purpose in Season 1. Nell was dealing with an ex-fiancé, possible demotion at work and losing her best friend to her frenemy. This season, there's not much holding Nell together across 10 episodes. Nell is still trying to figure out where she stands in life and so does the show. The writing and direction team have kept the show light and breezy, but a little more, or any, depth would have been nice.

Not Dead Yet Season 2: Performances

While the cast is made up of actors who have great comic timing, especially with Rodriguez, Simone and Emmy winner Garrett, it is the series writing that has failed to give them the goods. Rodriguez's energy somewhat lifts the show, but the characterization is especially weak this season. Therefore, it leaves the cast looking like they're trying too hard to draw a single laugh.

Not Dead Yet Season 2: Critique

All ten episodes of Not Dead Yet are streaming on Disney+ Hotstar. Unfortunately, the show's title is now ironic. The show is literally dead as it has been cancelled by the network. If you still want to tune into a bland office comedy, Not Dead Yet is just the right trick for you. Otherwise, please skip this underwhelming series.
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