BLINDSPOTTING: SEASON TWO
Starring: Jasmine Cephas Jones, Rafael Casal, Jaylen Barron, Atticus Woodward, Benjamin Earl Turner, Candace Nicholas-Lippman, and Helen Hunt
Creators: Daveed Diggs, Rafael Casal
After two seasons and a movie, Blindspotting is a perfect three for three. The show isn’t objectively unflawed, but it builds on its strengths to create a more beautifully ambitious second season. The entire ensemble shines brighter without taking away from leads Jasmine Cephas Jones (Ashley) and Rafael Casal (Miles). The screenplay’s grounded blend of dramedy with powerful free-verse performative art realistically highlights the mental toll that being resilient has on families of the incarcerated. But what makes it perfect is that everything is rooted in Oakland’s cultural influence, as seen with the various “Yay Area'' cameos that only add to the show’s brilliance. Three. For. Three.