Krypton season 2 episode 2 preview: A bigger dose of Lobo

LoboThere’s a good chance that you already have heard the headlines — Syfy is developing a Krypton spin-off all about Lobo! This show will bring back Emmett J. Scanlan, who you’re currently seeing on Krypton this season. This is indeed an exciting prospect, albeit a risky one — viewers haven’t had all that many opportunities to get to know this character on the flagship show just yet! Consider this a leap of faith that viewers are going to love Scanlan’s performance, which oozes charisma and does seem as though it’s going to continue to be daring and fun. He’s a unique character, and Krypton is a unique world.

So far through one season, we’ve been very impressed with how well Krypton’s producers have been able to eschew sort of the typical comic-book conventions. It would have been easy for them to just deliver an end product that felt a little similar in tone to every Superman comic we’ve ever read, but they’re not doing that. There’s such lightness and charm to this show, even if you’re dealing with life-and-death matters and incorporating elements of Brainiac into the mix.

So what’s coming up on Krypton season 2 episode 2 itself? Think in terms of some surprising struggles for Seg, a visit to General Zod’s Kandor, and Lobo asking some questions that everyone wants to know. The synopsis for the episode that CarterMatt has for you below offers up a little bit more:

Adam Strange and Seg evade a bounty hunter, while General Zod uses Nyssa to further his cause.

Want to see Krypton stick around?

You have to try to watch the show live, as opposed to just waiting to binge episodes on DVR later. We get that it’s easy to be cynical about the future of this show — or really any show that airs on Syfy. (It’s actually funny that the promo even hints at the very end to set your DVR.) The #1 problem with a lot of these shows is that they are fairly pricey and because of that, Syfy has them on a short leash. The main reason to feel reasonably confident in this situation is simply because of that Lobo spin-off news. Typically, a network doesn’t get eager to do something more within a franchise unless they’re feeling pretty darn happy with the original results.

But don’t assume anything and keep watching to generate those numbers that Syfy wants to see. It’s really the only way to ensure that Krypton continues. We’ll talk about ratings in some future previews when the official premiere ratings come in.

What do you want to see when it comes to Krypton season 2 episode 2? Be sure to share right now in the comments, and be sure to come back soon for some more news. (Photo: Syfy.)

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