Con Man Season 2 Features a Battlestar Alum and Nathan Fillion's Bald Head

Thursday, 15 December 2016 - 2:06PM
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Thursday, 15 December 2016 - 2:06PM
Con Man Season 2 Features a Battlestar Alum and Nathan Fillion's Bald Head
Con Man is back for season two, which means more awkward humor, geeky cameos, and Nathan Fillion being adorable. In the third and fourth episodes of the season, which are now available for streaming on Comic-Con HQ, another Battlestar Galactica alum makes a welcome appearance, and Jack has a hilariously tender moment with his toupee, featuring Nathan Fillion's fake bald head.



Mild spoilers ahead!



In the third episode, "Them's the Breaks," Wray hires Bobby (the ever-wonderful Mindy Sterling) as his new agent, which goes about as well as it sounds, and Faith breaks up with both Wray and Jack with a slightly varied stock break-up letter. The latter leads to the best moments of the episode, with both Wray and Jack reacting with their characteristic ridiculousness, including an amazing scene in which Jack (finally!) takes off his toupee, brushes it, and counts the number of brushes like Marcia Brady.

There's a little bit more crude humor in the second set of episodes than in the delightful premiere episodes (one gross-out gag about gay sex is particularly ill-advised), they're saved almost single-handedly by an extended, horrifically awkward scene involving a "manly man" stunt man (played by Tahmoh Penikett, of Battlestar and Dollhouse fame) who threatens Wray's masculinity. The show is at its best when it's portraying Wray as an overgrown child, and his attempts to prove his "manliness" by doing stunts that gave him black eyes and squished his testicles provided Michael Scott-levels of cringeworthy self-delusion humor. Con Man is occasionally uneven, but if you're not watching it, we highly recommend you give it a try.

Con Man episodes 3 and 4 are now streaming on Comic-Con HQ, which also hosts the entire first season.

Image credit: Comic-Con HQ

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