Whilst Season 1 of The Flight Attendant adopted the similar direction as the unconventional of the similar title by means of Chris Bohjalian, Season 2 of the HBO Max dramedy ventures into new territory.

Long gone are the chilly and congested streets of NYC, changed by means of the sunny and (even extra) congested streets of Los Angeles. And whilst the primary season handled Cassie’s courting together with her father, Season 2 will reunite together with her estranged mom, performed by means of none as opposed to Sharon Stone.

However no longer the whole thing has modified. Cassie continues to be jet-setting internationally as a flight attendant. Most effective now, she is additionally serving as a civilian asset for the CIA, retaining tabs at the company’s marks. However will a challenge in Berlin spoil her new lifestyles within the Town of Angels? Learn on for a recap of “Seeing Double.”

CLEAR SKIES AHEAD? | Now primarily based in Los Angeles, Cassie has her lifestyles all discovered. She has a space (with throw pillows!), a strong, attractive boyfriend named Marco (Megastar Trek: Picard’s Santiago Cabrera), and he or she is just about a 12 months sober with the assistance of her sponsor Brenda (The Expanse’s Shohreh Aghdashloo). On most sensible of that, she will get to paintings for the secret agent company together with her secretive handler Benjamin (Pitch’s Mo McRae), which gives her the joy that was once misplaced when she gave up alcohol. 

Her newest challenge takes her to Berlin, the place she is instructed to easily practice and {photograph} a person in a lodge — not anything extra. On the other hand, after a handy guide a rough run-in with coworker Shane (who drew her into the secret agent biz), issues begin to pass flawed. Cassie’s rival Jada is lead attendant at the flight, and he or she isn’t purchasing Cassie’s new sober, making-better-choices perspective. Then she just about blows her CIA quilt with new colleague Grace (Really feel Excellent’s Mae Martin). 

flight attendantWELCOME TO BERLIN | Non-public drama and such near-misses are the least of Cassie’s worries. Arriving at a German lodge, she spots her mark however is interrupted by means of a reputedly random couple who declare to were on her flight. On the other hand, the 2 aren’t as blameless as they seem, as they clone Cassie’s telephone with out her noticing. She then disobeys Benjamin’s orders and interacts together with her mark on the bar, finding that he, too, is recuperating alcoholic, and works as a courier. 

Cassie in fact proceeds to apply the mysterious guy all throughout Berlin to his pick-up level, the place he retrieves a manilla envelope. Cassie then tracks him to another lodge, and finagles herself a chook’s-eye view of the room he enters. There, she watches as he and a mysterious, blonde girl (who conspicuously has the similar again tattoo as our in-over-her-head flight attendant!) have interaction in some scorching and heavy BDSM. 

Cassie isn’t the one voyer out within the the city this night. Proper above Courier and Blonde Girl’s room is a gaggle of fellows who seem to be listening in on their process. Cassie frantically tries to get footage of all of it, however is noticed by means of the boys within the upper room, who temporarily shut their curtains to hide their operation. Courier then fingers Blonde Girl the envelope he picked up previous, exchanging it for a silver briefcase. 

Cassie rushes out to apply Courier however is interrupted by means of a decision from Megan, who seems to be hiding out in some type of dive bar. She asks Cassie if she were given a key within the mail, however has to hold up sooner than Cassie can solution. Cassie follows Courier to his automotive, which explodes the instant he will get in, knocking Cassie to the bottom! 

MIND GAMES | Cassie involves within the lodge, however issues aren’t as they must be. The foyer is empty and dreamlike. Cassie approaches the bar handiest to discover a veritable Council of Cassies sitting across the fireplace, exchanging tales. Whilst two of the 4 faces are hidden, teenage Cassie and the pre-Season 1 Cassie are provide, entire with the gold get dressed she wore the evening she met ill-fated Alex. 

Earlier than she will be able to sign up what’s going on, Cassie wakes up on the exploded automotive website online and sees Blonde Girl strutting by means of. Cassie reveals her as far back as her room, which is interestingly locked. A pleasant housekeeper we could Cassie in, the place she will get a decision from Benjamin. However sooner than she will be able to solution, she is transported again to the dreamlike foyer. “What did you assume? You had been gonna to find some scorching, lifeless man right here once more?” Gold Get dressed Cassie asks, welcoming her again into her to blame awareness (which was once in the past occupied by means of Alex in Season 1). Gold Get dressed Cassie questions her counterpart’s efforts to “make larger offerings,” stating that her selections in Berlin have no longer precisely been wonderful, and pressures her to take one of the vital edge off with a cocktail. 

Cassie solutions the decision from Benjamin however does no longer inform him she adopted Courier and was once on the scene of the explosion. She rushes to catch her flight however discovers that any person stole her baggage and looked at below her title. 

flight attendant season 2FAMILIAR FACES | At the aircraft again to Los Angeles, Cassie and Grace bond, however the former’s calm is disturbed when probably the most males from the lodge surveillance room — who occurs to have a distinguishable milky eye — finally ends up on her flight below the title Jim Jones. The 2 run into every different once more once they land, however Cassie is in a position to lose him within the airport. 

In the end again in Los Angeles, Cassie is greeted by means of Max and Annie, who’re on the town for Annie’s process interview and so Annie can meet Max’s folks for the primary time. As the buddies embody, Cassie notices the large rock on Annie’s hand and proceeds to correctly freak out. After all, in her stoic nature, Annie refuses to mention the phrase “engaged,” as an alternative arguing in lawyer-speak that she wears it on “this finger as it handiest suits in this finger, and Max and I are in steady discussions concerning the long run and what this ring way in technical phrases.” 

The reunion is interrupted by means of the CIA, who summon Cassie right down to the sector place of job. There she meets up with Benjamin, who tells her that they know she was once on the explosion website online and it will be fired for mendacity. On the other hand, lead agent Dot Karlson (Suburgatory’s Cheryl Hines) defends Cassie’s habits, and divulges that Courier was once a CIA informant and that the explosion was once brought about by means of a “gasoline leak.” Cassie tries to inform her concerning the males within the room and the tattoo at the blonde woman, however Agent Karlson isn’t having it. 

As Cassie is leaving the CIA construction, she spots Milky Eye however is in a position to keep away from him as soon as once more. Again at her space, she in the end calls Megan again however will get no solution. Suspicious about Cassie’s habits, Max and Annie attempt to get the reality out, however Cassie is in a position to deflect by means of blaming it at the Berlin explosion. 

Cassie’s lacking baggage is in the end delivered. Whilst the bag is similar, it is filled with pieces that don’t belong to her, together with an Imperial Atlantic flight attendant uniform, a ViewMaster, and a bloody, blonde wig, main Cassie to conclude that any person is impersonating her!

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