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When he was last seen, Jonathan Ames was taking a pounding in the boxing ring. Now the New York writer, romantic and unlicensed private eye is back in Season Two of this 'noir-otic' HBO comedy series. With his second novel completed (and rejected), Jonathan must augment his income by moonlighting as a creative-writing teacher, while also taking on some desperate new clients--ranging from a kinky cop to the publishing rival of his sexagenarian pal, George Christopher. Jason Schwartzman stars along with Ted Danson and Zach Galifianakis.

  1. Season 2, episode 1,

    Season Two Premiere. Jonathan is hired by a cop to infiltrate an S&M dungeon where his name is on their client list. Meanwhile, George is told to make do with less, and Ray fails a yoga test with Leah, putting their relationship in final jeopardy.

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    Bored to Death
  2. Season 2, episode 2,

    Jonathan is hired by Richard Antrem, George's nemesis and boxing foe, to investigate Richard's suspicions that his wife Priscilla (George's ex) is having an affair. Jonathan's insecurities resurface when Stella announces she's not over her first love. George learns he has a new female urologist; Ray plots to win back Leah by penning a comic book.

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    Bored to Death
  3. Season 2, episode 3,

    George worries about remaining 'intact' after getting some sobering news from his new urologist, Dr. Kenwood. A bad day for Jonathan gets worse when a pair of SM henchmen kidnap him, demanding a ransom that calls 'GI' George & Ray to action.

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    Bored to Death
  4. Season 2, episode 4,

    A professor hires Jonathan to track down a valuable item. George finds an alibi to explain the results of his drug test. Flushed with cash from his 'Super Ray' comic book, Ray heads to the bar--and meets a familiar barfly.

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    Bored to Death
  5. Season 2, episode 5,

    Jonathan attempts to repair the relationship between a poet/limousine driver and his wife. Ray has a meeting with Kevin Bacon.

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    Bored to Death
  6. Season 2, episode 6,

    Leah hires Jonathan to help find her new dog, 'Little Ray.' Ray joins Jonathan in the search for the dog, getting some inside help from a local woman. A reflective George heads to the hospital for surgery.

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    Bored to Death
  7. Season 2, episode 7,

    A dermatologist enlists Jonathan to deliver a letter to his intended at an Asian health spa. Jonathan takes Ray to the spa for his birthday, with George and his new chauffeur Vikram in tow.

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    Bored to Death
  8. Season 2, episode 8,

    In the Season Two finale, a mad stalker imperils Ray on the eve of the Brooklyn Comic Con. George decides to make a stand at work. Jonathan has another battle with his nemesis, Louis Greene.

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    Bored to Death

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