This Succession review contains spoilers.
Succession Season 2 Episode 9
While last week’s “Dundee” took a far more fast-and-loose approach to Succession’s typical episode model (complete with a fawning “L to the Og” rap), the second season’s penultimate episode adopts a far darker, more sinister tone. There are plenty of examples to flesh out, but the most immediate one is the cold open, during which the Roys and their confidants watch a Waystar Royco whistleblower’s exclusive interview on a 60 Minutes-esque news program.
“It’s bullsh*t!” Logan (Brian Cox) declares after changing the channel. “Clearly [Sandy Furness is] backing him. Clearly. With his buddy and his six f*ckin shell companies. Sick bastards who’d f*cking do and say anything!”
Yet when Roman (Kieran Culkin) notes