Prodigal Son S02E08 Preview: Can't Keep a Good Man Down- Or Locked Up

With FOX's Prodigal Son returning for the second half of its second season on Tuesday, April 13, with the new episode "Ouroboros," we're getting the one thing we've been looking forward to the most this season. Because when you have Michael Sheen, Catherine Zeta-Jones, and Alan Cumming in the same series, you end up counting down until they get to chew up some screen time together. And based on the following preview images and teaser for the series return, it looks like we're going to be getting a fairly decent amount of it. Of course, we would be remiss if we didn't point out the obvious takeaway from the teaser.

The Surgeon… gets free???

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Prodigal Son S02E08 Preview: Can't Keep a Good Man Down- Or Locked Up
©2021 Fox Media LLC Cr: Phil Caruso/FOX
prodigal son
©2021 Fox Media LLC Cr: Phil Caruso/FOX
Prodigal Son S02E08 Preview: Can't Keep a Good Man Down- Or Locked Up
©2021 Fox Media LLC Cr: Phil Caruso/FOX

Now here a look at a preview of what's still to come when FOX's Prodigal Son returns on Tuesday, April 13:

Prodigal Son Season 2, Episode 8 "Ouroboros": When world-famous Europol profiler Simon Hoxley (guest star Alan Cumming) shows up in New York and claims that Major Crimes' current case is connected to the discovery of Endicott's body overseas, Bright fears he and Ainsley's secret is about to be exposed. Meanwhile, Martin gets to know Dr. Vivian Capshaw (Catherine Zeta-Jones).

 

PRODIGAL SON follows MALCOLM BRIGHT (Tom Payne), a criminal profiler with a rare talent for getting inside the minds of killers. He learned how they think because his father, DR. MARTIN WHITLY (Michael Sheen), was a notorious serial killer known as "The Surgeon." Now he's using his twisted genius to help the NYPD solve their most puzzling murders. Bright's team, led by his longtime mentor, NYPD Lieutenant GIL ARROYO (Lou Diamond Phillips), includes Detectives DANI POWELL (Aurora Perrineau), JT TARMEL (Frank Harts) and medical examiner DR. EDRISA TANAKA (Keiko Agena).

Prodigal Son S02E08 Preview: Can't Keep a Good Man Down- Or Locked Up
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Season Two picks up with Bright's personal life in disarray after his sister AINSLEY's (Halston Sage) shocking actions in the Season One finale. Now, he must "take care" of her and protect his mother JESSICA WHITLY (Bellamy Young) from a secret that could tear the family apart all over again! Further complicating matters, Martin seeks to deepen his relationship with Bright, his prodigal son, but forging this bond leads to shocking twists and revelations.

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FOX's Prodigal Son stars Tom Payne as Malcolm Bright, Michael Sheen as Dr. Martin Whitly, Bellamy Young as Jessica Whitly, Lou Diamond Phillips as Gil Arroyo, Halston Sage as Ainsley Whitly, Aurora Perrineau as Dani Powell, Frank Harts as JT Tarmel, and Keiko Agena as Edrisa Tanaka. The series is produced by Berlanti Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television and FOX Entertainment. Chris Fedak and Sam Sklaver created the series, and both are executive producers, showrunners, and writers on the show. Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, and Adam Kane serve as executive producers. Lee Toland Krieger directed and executive-produced the pilot "Like".

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About Ray Flook

Serving as Television Editor since 2018, Ray began five years earlier as a contributing writer/photographer before being brought onto the core BC team in 2017.
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