The Equalizer: Season Two                     review by Bobby Blakey


From 1985-1989 the late Edward Woodward brought the character of Robert McCall in the show The Equalizer on CBS. Years later the property came to the big screen when Denzel Washington took on the role of McCall in two feature films in 2014 and 2018. In 2021 the TV series was rebooted with Queen Latifah taking on the role of a gender swamped Robyn McCall aptly titled The Equalizer. I actually enjoyed the first season so was interested to see where it was going next and now you can find out with The Equalizer: Season Two coming home.

The Equalizer follows Robyn McCall, an enigmatic woman with a mysterious background who uses her extensive skills as a former CIA operative to help those with nowhere else to turn. McCall presents to most as an average single mom who is quietly raising her teenage daughter. But to a trusted few, she is The Equalizer – an anonymous guardian angel and defender of the downtrodden, who’s also dogged in her pursuit of personal redemption. Robyn’s clandestine work and her personal life collide when her smart and observant daughter, Delilah, and her aunt Vi, who lives with Robyn to help her balance life as a working mother, discover her secret career as a vigil