The second season covers a new case – involving a string of horrific child murders – while the heroine’s personal issues persist. Netflix abruptly canceled this mind-bending sci-fi show after its second season, then relented, allowing Lana Wachowski, one of the series’s creators, to wrap up the story with a two-hour finale. Season 2 will move “Luke Cage” closer to the “Power Man” comics of the 1970s, in which the hero fought the low-level criminals and mob bosses that other superhero types ignored, alongside a support team that was unafraid to go fist-to-fist with any crook. Season 1 ended just as these “Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling” were getting started, with women of varying types entering the ring dressed as outsized heroes and villains. In Season 2, the battles really begin, onstage and off. The second season brings back the host, Nicole Byer, and the head judge, Jacques Torres, both of whom help shape the way the game plays out, whether by helping or distracting the contestants. One of TV’s most reliably entertaining and involving series, “Jane the Virgin” enters one of its strongest stretches in its fourth season, with multiple down-to-earth personal crises playing against the usual telenovela-inspired wackiness.
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