Season Two is the second season of Syfy's The Expanse . It premiered on February 1, 2017, and continued airing each Wednesday until April 19, 2017, consisting of thirteen one-hour episodes.

Production began in January 2016 and ended in November 2016[1] with filming dates between April 13, 2016 and wrapped September 12, 2016[2]

The second season is largely based on the last quarter of Leviathan Wakes and roughly 65% of Caliban's War.

The team began working on the season prior to receiving formal confirmation from Syfy.[3] Production began in early January 2016 and concluded in November 2016[4]

Synopsis[edit | edit source]

Unlikely allies Joe Miller and the crew of the Rocinante led by Jim Holden uncover more about the conspiracy with the protomolecule. Chrisjen Avasarala faces the political conflict between Earth and Mars. Then Bobbie Draper, a Martian Marine stationed on Ganymede faces an unknown attacker.

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Episodes[edit | edit source]

No. ovr. No. Image Title Writer(s) Director(s) Airdate
201 (2).jpg "Safe" Mark Fergus & Hawk Ostby Breck Eisner 2/1/2017 [5]
Unlikely allies Joe Miller and the crew of the Rocinante led by Jim Holden uncover more about the conspiracy to release the protomolecule on Eros station.
Doors and corners.jpg "Doors & Corners" Daniel Abraham & Ty Franck Breck Eisner 2/1/2017
Holden and crew stage a dangerous raid in search of information about the protomolecule.
203.jpg "Static" Robin Veith Jeff Woolnough 2/8/2017
Holden and Miller butt heads about how the raid was handled.
Godspeed.jpeg "Godspeed" Dan Nowak Jeff Woolnough 2/15/2017
Miller devises a dangerous plan to eradicate what's left of the protomolecule on Eros.
205.jpg "Home" Mark Fergus & Hawk Ostby David Grossman 2/22/2017
The Rocinante chases an asteroid as it hurtles toward Earth.
206.jpg "Paradigm Shift" Naren Shankar David Grossman 3/1/2017
Earth and Mars search for answers in the aftermath of the asteroid collision.
Bobby-207-post-ganny-incid.jpeg "The Seventh Man" Georgia Lee Ken Fink 3/8/2017
Preparations for the Earth/Mars peace conference tighten the tension on Errinwright.
IMG 6279.jpg "Pyre" Robin Veith Ken Fink 3/15/2017
Naomi tracks down signs of the protomolecule; Fred Johnson's control over the OPA collapses.
209.jpeg "The Weeping Somnambulist" Hallie Lambert Mikael Salomon 3/22/2017
Bobbie becomes a political pawn in the struggle between Earth and Mars.
210.jpg "Cascade" Dan Nowak Mikael Salomon 3/29/2017
Holden leads his crew through the war-torn station on Ganymede.
211.jpeg "Here There Be Dragons" Georgia Lee Robert Lieberman 4/5/2017
Bobbie makes a decision that changes her life forever.
TMonsteratheRocket.jpg "The Monster and the Rocket" Mark Fergus & Hawk Ostby Robert Lieberman 4/12/2017
A discovery pushes Naomi and Holden apart and sets the Roci crew against each other.
213.jpg "Caliban's War" Naren Shankar Thor Freudenthal 4/19/2017
The crew deal with the aftermath of the Ganymede Incident.

Legend[edit | edit source]

Leviathan Wakes
Caliban's War

Major Deaths[edit | edit source]

Ratings[edit | edit source]

Season Two[6]

Airdate Episode 18-49


Total Viewers


Weds 2-01 0.25 0.700
Weds 2-02 0.25 0.700
Weds 2-03 0.18 0.587
Weds 2-04 0.14 0.534
Weds 2-05 0.20 0.600
Weds 2-06 0.22 0.625
Weds 2-07 0.15 0.451
Weds 2-08 0.13 0.460
Weds 2-09 0.11 0.471
Weds 2-10 0.17 0.573
Weds 2-11 0.16 0.504
Weds 2-12 0.15 0.515
Weds 2-13 0.18 0.581
Season Averages 0.18 0.562

Media[edit | edit source]

Cast interviews
The Expanse Season 2 Episode 13 Review w Wes Chatham & Cas Anvar AfterBuzz TV
The Expanse Season 2 Episode 5 Review w Dominique Tipper AfterBuzz TV
The Expanse Season 2 Episodes 1 & 2 Review w Cas Anvar AfterBuzz TV
Crew interviews
The Expanse Season 2 Episode 7 Review w Special Guests AfterBuzz TV
The Expanse Season 2 Episode 4 Review w Naren Shankar AfterBuzz TV
THE EXPANSE 360º Video Battle on Mars in Virtual Reality Syfy
THE EXPANSE Season 2 War Is Upon Us Syfy
THE EXPANSE Season 2 'What’s New in Season 2' Syfy
THE EXPANSE Season 2 Episode 1 Sneak Peek Syfy
THE EXPANSE Complete Cast Panel New York Comic-Con 2016 Syfy
The Expanse Writers on Season 2's influence on the books New York Comic-Con 2016 Syfy Wire
The Expanse - Season 2 Trailer
THE EXPANSE Season 2 Trailer 3 Syfy
THE EXPANSE Season 2 Trailer 2 Syfy
THE EXPANSE Season 2 Trailer Syfy

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(Explores the real-world concerns of establishing a colony on the planet of Mars)

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