Season 2 of FOX's American Action / Adventure television series The Gifted, was renewed on January 4, 2018.[2] The series started airing on September 25, 2018.[3]

This season deals with the aftermath of the season 1 finale, where a group of the Mutant Underground joined the Hellfire Club. It will also dive more into the Purifiers[4] while introducing another group of mutants known as the Morlocks.

Season 2 consist of a 6 month time jump. The season pick up with Polaris about to give birth, Entertainment Weekly reports.[5]

Official Synopsis Edit

The 20th Century Fox Television/Marvel series picks up after the explosion of the Atlanta Station. The Mutant Underground search for their friends and family who left with The Inner Circle. Having tracked them outside of Washington, D.C., they must contend with new groups with extreme ideologies, both human and mutant alike, to stave off a brewing conflict.[6]


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# Image Title Writer(s) Director Airdate
1 TG-Promo-2x01-eMergence-10-Reeva-Esme-Andy-Polaris eMergence Matt Nix Robert Duncan McNeill September 25, 2018
Reeva Payge purges the Inner Circle of those who disagree with her, leaving her completely in charge. Then, fast-forward six months, when the Mutant Underground saves a girl, but not her family, from a Sentinel raid. Against the group's wishes, Eclipse and Caitlin meet with a criminal hacker to get info on the Inner Circle. Meanwhile, Polaris prepares for the birth of her baby, her contractions magnetizing anything metal and wreaking havoc. She also makes Andy promise to save the baby, no matter what.
2 TG-Promo-2x02-unMoored-04-Lauren-Andy unMoored Rashad Raisani Steven DePaul October 2, 2018
Thunderbird contacts a mutant lawyer who recruited him to the Underground years ago, hoping she can help him find the Inner Circle. Lauren and Andy have a shared dream, which distracts Andy from his training and prompts Reeva to consider cutting her losses with him, which, in turn, makes Andy second-guess his separation from his sister. Meanwhile, Reed must keep a huge secret from the group and Jace picks up the mutants' trail again.
3 TG-Promo-2x03-CoMplications-04-Blink-Thunderbird coMplications Michael Horowitz Michael Goi October 9, 2018
Polaris' baby begins to suffer from a deadly illness, leaving the Inner Circle unable to heal her, and prompting them to turn to an unexpected source for help. Meanwhile, Reed and Lauren take an excursion to deliver illegal meds, but Reed's powers complicate their plans. Then, Thunderbird and Blink meet the leader of the Morlocks - a shadowy group of mutants that live underground - who offers to help them find the Inner Circle, but the two factions may not have the same goals.
4 TG-Promo-2x04-outMatched-14-Blink-Thunderbird outMatched Marta Gené Camps Deran Sarafian October 16, 2018
The Struckers, minus Andy, begin to rebuild their broken trust, while Thunderbird, Blink and Eclipse visit Wire, hoping to convince him to help again. When they get there, Wire’s brother, Graph (guest star Adam David Thompson), fights them, thinking they are responsible for Wire’s death. They knock him out and bring him back to the clinic. When he won’t help, Caitlin convinces him by using a drug to forcibly send Graph into withdrawal. He discovers that the Inner Circle is on the way to raid a mutant detention facility, so the group moves to intercept. Meanwhile, Jace is contacted by a member of the Purifiers.
5 TG-Promo-2x05-afterMath-02-Polaris-Twist-Andy afterMath Melissa R. Byer & Treena Hancock Scott Peters October 30, 2018
As Caitlin and Thunderbird struggle to save the life of a mutant injured in the Inner Circle's chaotic liberation of a psychiatric hospital, they discover clues to the identity of the powerful mutant Polaris and Andy were sent to retrieve. Meanwhile, as Jace joins up with the Purifiers to chase down the escaped mutants, he comes dangerously close to colliding once again with the Mutant Underground.
6 TG-Promo-2x06-iMprint-09-Reed-Blink-Shatter-Eclipse-Thunderbird iMprint Dawn Kamoche & Ariella Blejer Michael Goi November 6, 2018
The Inner Circle prepares for a secret ambush, but Polaris is reluctant to join and Reeva tasks Esme with getting Polaris on board. Esme confides in Polaris, revealing her and her sisters' troublesome past. Meanwhile, Thunderbird trains Reed on controlling his powers and The Purifiers attack The Mutant Underground as they attempt to rescue a group of homeless mutants.
7 TG-Promo-2x07-no-Mercy-13-Esme-Andy-Reeva-Polaris-Twist no Mercy Brad Marques Nina Lopez-Corrado November 13, 2018
Reeva reveals her plans for a major mission for the Inner Circle to secure some needed funds. Meanwhile, the Mutant Underground must contend with Reed's unstable powers, hoping that some medical help from Caitlin and Lauren will keep his destruction in check. Also, Jace is introduced to Benedict Ryan, a well-connected public figure who supports the efforts of the Purifers, but the two may not see eye-to-eye. Then, Thunderbird finally confronts Blink about her dealings with Erg, after weeks of tension over their meeting.
8 TG-Promo-2x08-the-dreaM-12-Polaris the dreaM Carly Soteras Robert Duncan McNeill November 27, 2018
In attempts to stabilize Reed's powers, Reed, Caitlin and Lauren meet with Dr. Risman, a doctor who treats patients with debilitating X genes. However, Lauren finds out Dr. Risman is not who she thought she was. Following the Inner Circle's bank ambush, Thunderbird and Blink continue to work together to chase them down. Meanwhile, Polaris reflects on her troubled relationship with her father and takes steps to protect Dawn from the Inner Circle.
9 TG-Promo-2x09-gaMe-changer-01-Jace-Thunderbird gaMe changer Melinda Hsu Taylor Allison Liddi-Brown December 4, 2018
Tensions within the Inner Circle are at an all-time high, as Andy comes to Rebecca's defense against Reeva. After making an important discovery about Dr. Risman's research, Lauren convinces Reed and Caitlin that they must take action to destroy it. Frustrated with not being taken seriously, Jace begins to strategize with the Purifiers. Meanwhile, the Mutant Underground continues to work on saving mutants. However, tensions flare between Blink and Thunderbird as they confront their differences.
10 TG-Promo-2x10-eneMy-of-My-eneMy-05-Polaris-Eclipse eneMy of My eneMy Michael Horowitz Gregory Prange January 1, 2019
The Mutant Underground wrestles with the idea of recruiting the Inner Circle to assist them. Andy considers reconnecting with his family when he learns about his father's powers, but Lauren may not be as willing to have him back as their parents. Find out if the Mutant Underground and Inner Circle will be able to put their differences aside in order to save John from the Purifiers.
11 TG-Promo-2x11-meMento-05-Lauren meMento Jim Garvey Maggie Kiley January 8, 2019
Reed worries as Lauren becomes intrigued by her ancestors and their violent powers. Lorna begins to reevaluate her trust in the Inner Circle after figuring out the past of Reeva's new trainees. Meanwhile, Benedict Ryan continues to encourage Jace to take action with the Purifiers. Marcos asks Clarice to go to the Morlocks in search of information on the Inner Circle and Thunderbird gets a call from Evangeline.
12 TG-Promo-2x12-hoMe-04-Polaris-Eclipse hoMe TBA TBA January 15, 2019
With the Inner Circle and the Purifiers on the rise, and the nation more divided than ever, the dream of the X-Men is on the verge of failure. In attempts to revive the Mutant Underground, Evangeline proposes a country-wide meeting. Meanwhile, Lauren and Andy continue to disagree in their dreams and the Frost Sisters attempt to intervene. Caitlin makes the risky suggestion of connecting with a family member for vital intel, and Lorna tries to secretly investigate Reeva's plans for the Inner Circle.
13 TG-Promo-2x13-teMpted-03-Lauren-Caitlin-Reed teMpted TBA TBA January 22, 2019
Lauren stops sleeping so she can avoid the forces in her dreams pushing her towards joining Andy and giving in to her dark side. Glow is in trouble after being shot by the Purifiers, and Blink convinces the Morlocks to let Caitlin save Glow. Meanwhile, Polaris learns the details of what Reeva is planning, and Reed helps Lauren fight off her dreams.

Production Edit

  • Skyler Samuels was promoted to series regular on January 11, 2018.[9]
  • The writers room opened on April 25, 2018[10]
  • On May 14, during FOX upfronts, it was announced that The Gifted would be airing in a new time slot, on Tuesdays at 8/7c.[11]
  • Filming began on May 30, 2018 and end in November 2018.[12]
  • Some of the cast and crew attended 2018's San Diego Comic-Con panel. The panel took place at 2:30-3:15 pm on Saturday in Ballroom 20 at the convention. Panelists will include Matt Nix, Jeph Loeb, Stephen Moyer, Sean Teale, Jamie Chung, Emma Dumont, Blair Redford, Natalie Alyn Lind and Skyler Samuels.[6]

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  1. Early The Gifted season 2 scoop
  2. The Gifted Renewed for Season 2
  3. FOX Announces Fall 2018 Premieres Dates - SpoilerTV
  4. The Gifted Boss Teases Season 2 Plan in Wake of Finale's X-treme Shake-Up, Potential Disney/Fox Deal 'Curveball'
  5. Polaris goes into labor in first look photo from The Gifted season 2 - Entertainment Weekly
  6. 6.0 6.1 'The Gifted' Panel Announced for San Diego Comic-Con - Comicbook
  7. 7.0 7.1 ‘The Gifted’ Showrunner Previews New Original Mutant - Slash Film
  8. Fall TV Spoilers 2018 - TVLine
  9. The Gifted Promotes Skyler Samuels to Series Regular for Season 2
  10. Writers Room Opening - The Gifted Wiki (@thegiftedwiki) - Twitter
  11. Fox Fall Schedule: Last Man Standing Reclaims Friday Slot, Gotham's Final Season Held, 9-1-1, Gifted on the Move - TVLine
  12. Production Dates - Various Shows *Updated 19th May 2018* - SpoilerTV