Critic Consensus: American Gods retains its bombastic style but loses its divine inspiration in a derivative second season that, after a change in show-runners and even some crucial cast members, feels like a false idol.
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American Gods is building to something - an apocalyptic clash of ideas about who we are, what we believe and what defines us. The thing is: It's looking to be a long trip... But man, the scenery is pretty.
After all the work done to keep the show going - and the very real risk it might not keep going - one would hope for more onscreen urgency. Instead, it just continues on, as if nothing changed and nothing will.
This season gives the feeling that it is the result of a process of forced readjustment. [Full Review in Spanish]
With gorgeous visuals, a compelling ensemble, and an intriguing blend of old and new, the journey of American Gods feels truly unlike anything else on television at the moment.
Overall, the series doesn't quite pack the same punch as the first, but still is in the spirit of Neil Gaiman's original work.
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