Drop Dead Diva (season 2)

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Drop Dead Diva (season 2)
Drop Dead Diva - Season 2 DVD.jpg
DVD box cover art
Country of origin USA
No. of episodes 13
Broadcast
Original channel Lifetime
Original run June 6, 2010 (2010-06-06) – August 29, 2010 (2010-08-29)
Home video release
DVD release date Region 1: May 3, 2011[1]
Season chronology
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List of Drop Dead Diva episodes

Drop Dead Diva season two premiered on June 6, 2010 and concluded August 29, 2010 on Lifetime. Season two aired aired on Sundays at 8:00 pm ET for the entire season and consisted of 13 episodes.

Storylines[edit]

Jane/Deb & Grayson[edit]

In the second season Deb learns that Jane only married Ethan so he could get insurance for cancer treatments, only for him to leave a month after they were married. Deb channels Jane's reactions upon learning she wants the divorce because he was a jerk for leaving her. This turn of events have Deb starting to act more like Jane as she starts to take on Jane's emotions and feelings. Meanwhile, Parker, with secret help from Grayson, also saved Jane's job after Tony, who was upset upon learning that she was married, refused to represent her after initially agreeing to do it. Deb/Jane would later learn from Fred that Kim did sleep with Grayson, resulting in Kim's pregnancy scare, devastating Deb for a moment until Fred told her the results came back negative.

She also resumed her relationship with Tony after their brief break-up. When things finally seem to be going great in their relationship, Tony informs her that he has received a new job in Washington D.C. He then asks Jane to move with him but she sadly informs him that her life belongs with the firm and Stacey. After Tony moved away, Jane seemed to resume her romantic feelings for Grayson again. When she heard that Grayson broke up with Vanessa in the season finale, and then he asked her to dinner consecutively she thought he may finally be reciprocating those feelings. She then made up her mind to tell him the truth about her being Deb. Fred warned her not to go to the dinner as something bad would happen but she ignored him as her mind was set. At dinner, Grayson told Jane that he did not want to lose a second opportunity to have a great woman in his life and that he was going to propose to Vanessa that night. He also asked Jane to be his best man. This upset her tremendously and she stomped out of the restaurant angrily passing Vanessa on the way. Grayson completely baffled by her behaviour ran out of the restaurant and called out to her in the street but then he got hit by a van. Jane screamed as he flew in the air, Vanessa came out and witnessed the horrific scene while Fred looked on gravely. Jane then screamed at Fred, ran to Grayson now lying in a pool of blood and he smiled at her and said "Deb" before closing his eyes.

Kim & Parker[edit]

Kim testifies against Jane in her disbarment hearing but Parker defends Jane in the case and wins. During the second season, Parker and Kim start to work more closely and begin a relationship, which is tested when Parker's former partner, Claire Harrison, returns to the firm. Claire butts heads with Kim, which causes Claire to fire Kim and Kim to think that Parker is sleeping with Claire. Parker later fires Claire and attempts to hire Kim back but to no avail.

Fred & Stacy[edit]

Kim hires Fred as her new assistant and Fred tries to get closer to Stacy by helping her get some jobs. Stacy attempts to create "The Armvelope," a sleeve-like accessory that can be used during driving until she receives a cease & desist letter from a Japanese company that already produces such a product. Fred attempts to get Stacy back by trying to make her jealous but it doesn't work. Later in the season, Fred and Stacy resume their past relationship and he tells her he loves her. Fred is jealous when Stacy books a commercial and has to kiss her pretend husband.

Cast[edit]

Episodes[edit]

No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Directed by Written by Original air date U.S. Viewers
(millions)
14 1 "Would I Lie to You?" Michael Lange Josh Berman June 6, 2010 (2010-06-06) 3.12[2]
Jane/Deb must deal with Jane's secret husband, while Kim testifies against her at her disbarment hearing.
15 2 "Back From the Dead" Melanie Mayron Alex Taub June 13, 2010 (2010-06-13) 2.87[3]
Jane takes on a custody case where a man who suffers from amnesia and was declared dead suddenly returns after 9 years, willing to do anything to see his son. Kim and Parker represent a female writer who wants to sue the man she used to represent her pen name, Jonathan Noble, in the magazine's parties she writes for. Fred becomes Kim's assistant. Grayson organizes a gathering in memory of Deb’s birthday.
16 3 "The Long Road to Napa" Jamie Babbit Jeremy Littman & Morgan Gendel June 20, 2010 (2010-06-20) 2.57[4]
Jane's new case involving two women married to the same guy takes an interesting turn after she finds out that Tony is representing the cheating husband. While helping a friend with an adoption case, Kim believes that she might be pregnant with Grayson's child. Stacy makes an invention.
17 4 "Home Away From Home" Kevin Dowling Jeffrey Lippman June 27, 2010 (2010-06-27) 2.38[5]
Jane and Tony's relationship is threatened by his new job in Washington. Jane helps Teri's cousin to remain in town, believing that it will be an easy case. However, there's something about Edward that neither Jane nor Teri know. Parker and Kim decide to take their relationship further. Grayson decides to sell the house he once shared with Deb while he's working on a case where a woman punched her daughter's coach for taking her off the team. The case takes an interesting turn after Jane/Deb reveals to Stacy that she once dated the coach.
18 5 "Senti-Mental Journey" Rick Rosenthal Jeanette Collins & Mimi Friedman July 11, 2010 (2010-07-11) 2.47[6]
When Jane's mother, Elaine, is arrested for her behavior, Jane learns a secret that her mother has been keeping from her for the past 15 years. Teri teaches Fred how to drive. Meanwhile, Fred learns that Kim and Parker are having an affair. Grayson gets too involved in the case of a woman who claims to have been victim of a scam.
19 6 "Begin Again" Michael Lange David Feige July 18, 2010 (2010-07-18) 2.41[7]
Jane and Grayson's new case involves two sisters who are being accused of killing their manager. While taking care of the case, Jane realizes that Grayson is falling for one of the sisters' lawyer, Vanessa (Jaime Ray Newman). Kim takes on the case of the owner of a bed-and-breakfast hit with a brutal online review. Meanwhile, Fred tries to make Stacy jealous by pretending to date another woman.
20 7 "A Mother's Secret" Arlene Sanford Josh Berman July 25, 2010 (2010-07-25) 2.59[8]
When Deb's mother, Bobbi, asks Jane to help her by representing a family friend, Samantha, Jane discovers some secrets that Bobbie has kept hidden for a long time. Meanwhile, Kim and Grayson work together on a custody case over a pet chimp.
21 8 "Queen of Mean" Michael Grossman Amy Engelberg & Wendy Engelberg August 1, 2010 (2010-08-01) 2.43[9]
Jane represents fashion designer Ellie Tannen, who wants to stop the publication of a tell-all-book that was written by a former assistant. But Jane discovers that Ellie has an ulterior motive for hiring her. Meanwhile, Kim and Grayson represent a transgender woman who is feuding with her former in-laws for her partner's property after her partner was killed in a car accident.
22 9 "Last Year's Model" Jamie Babbit Jeffrey Lippman & Alex Taub August 8, 2010 (2010-08-08) 2.43[10]
Jane and Kim work together on a discrimination case after Jane brings the case to the firm. Parker reassigns first chair to Kim. Grayson takes on a case where his clients claim their house is haunted, while he also gets closer to Vanessa. Meanwhile, Fred helps Stacy get a job serving divorce papers to help her earn money.
23 10 "Will & Grayson" David Warren Jeremy Littman & Morgan Gendel August 15, 2010 (2010-08-15) 2.56[11]
Jane attends a banquet honoring her services to the L.A.P.D., only for the night to be ruined when she is accused of stealing a woman's husband. Meanwhile, Grayson tries to find out why Vanessa's ex-fiancé Will's company is being undercut by another company. He also tries to find out if Will still has feelings for Vanessa.
24 11 "Good Grief" Bethany Rooney Jeanette Collins & Mimi Friedman August 22, 2010 (2010-08-22) 2.68[12]
Jane and Grayson represent a man dressed as a clown in order to cope with the loss of his wife, who died in a car accident. Parker and Kim represent a producer who is being sued by a participant of his realty dating show, which leads to Kim questioning her relationship with Parker. Meanwhile, Fred decides to tell Stacey that he is in love with her.
25 12 "Bad Girls" John Terlesky Amy Engelberg & Wendy Engelberg August 29, 2010 (2010-08-29) 2.57[13]
Jane represents a young girl who is being cyber bullied by one of the popular girls at her school. Jane finds out something that takes the case on an interesting turn. Meanwhile, Parker's old firm partner, Claire Harrison, returns to enlist his help in getting a divorce from her husband. But Kim takes the lead on the case. Meanwhile, Grayson moves onto the next level in his relationship when he meets Vanessa's parents.
26 13 "Freeze The Day" Michael Lange Alex Taub & Jeffrey Lippman August 29, 2010 (2010-08-29) 2.61[13]
Claire Harrison tries to ease her way back into the firm, and partners with Kim on a case to ruin it, getting Kim kicked out of the firm. Fred gets jealous when he finds out that Stacy has booked a commercial where she has to pretend to be married and kiss her pretend husband. Meanwhile, Jane and Grayson partner on a case involving a woman who wants to be cryogenically frozen and, during the investigation of the case, they begin to think about Deb. This leads to a series of events that could bring them together or tear them apart.

DVD release[edit]

Drop Dead Diva: Season Two
Set details:
  • 13 episodes
    • Region 1 – 3-disc DVD set

Features

  • Anamorphic Widescreen (1.78:1)
  • Dolby Digital 5.1 English audio
  • Subtitles English and French
Bonus features:
  • Featurettes
    • "Drop Dead Dishing: The Cast and Crew on Season 2"
    • "A Look Ahead to Season 2"
    • "Is This Her Future?"
    • "It Wasn't a Meeting"
    • "Tell the Judge You Saw a Ghost"
    • "There's a Little Diva in all of Us!"
    • "Just Hear Us Out""
  • Begin Again Music Video
  • Thunder From Down Under
Release dates: Region 1 Region 2 Region 4
May 3, 2011 TBA TBA

References[edit]

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