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Aliens, Virtual Reality & Pierce’s 2 Girlfriends: Perception Season 2 Teasers

By on May 30, 2013
Eric McCormack as Dr. Daniel Pierce. Image © TNT

Eric McCormack as Dr. Daniel Pierce. Image © TNT

 

TNT recently dropped some interesting tidbits on Perception’s upcoming second season. Kicking off on TNT on June 25, the season ahead will see Pierce and Moretti taking on an extraterrestrial case, the world of virtual reality under scrutiny, an unlikely alliance between Pierce and Donnie and Pierce’s imaginary girlfriend under threat – from a real woman.

Teasers on June, July and August episodes follow below, along with a new “Either/Or” game featurette with Eric McCormack!

Season 2 Premiere: “Ch-Ch-Changes” – Tuesday, June 25, at 10 p.m. (ET/PT)
FBI Agent Kate Moretti asks Dr. Daniel Pierce to determine the mental competency of a man being retried for murder. But the trial takes a shocking and unexpected turn when Pierce’s findings question whether the person standing trial is the same person he was six years ago. Meanwhile, Moretti is unpleasantly surprised to discover that the Assistant U.S. Attorney prosecuting the case is her soon-to-be-ex-husband Donnie Ryan (guest star Scott Wolf).

Directed by Greg Beeman
Written by Ken Biller & Jason Ning
Created by Ken Biller & Michael Sussman

Episode 2.02 – “Alienation” – Tuesday, July 2, at 10 p.m. (ET/PT)
Pierce and Moretti take on an extraterrestrial case when a woman reports that aliens have abducted her husband. When Pierce and Moretti arrive to investigate, however, they make a startling discovery. Meanwhile, things heat up between Pierce and his real-life girlfriend, Caroline, but his relationship could be jeopardized if he can’t get his imaginary girlfriend, Natalie, out of his mind.

Directed by Greg Beeman
Written by Michael Sussman
Created by Ken Biller & Michael Sussman

Episode 2.03 – “Caleidoscope” – Tuesday, July 9 at 10 p.m. (ET/PT)
Pierce and Morretti plunge into virtual reality to solve the murder of Kurt Simpson, a man who spent most of his time in a massive multiplayer online game called Caleidoscope. After creating an avatar of himself to investigate the crime, Pierce struggles more than ever to distinguish between reality and fantasy.

Directed by Chris Misiano
Written by Jonathan Abrahams
Created by Ken Biller & Michael Sussman

Episode 2.04 – “Blindness” – Tuesday, July 16, at 10 p.m. (ET/PT)
When a series of bizarre public murders occur, Pierce realizes that the killer is trying to send a message about inattentional blindness, but Donnie doubts this theory. But Pierce has a trick up his sleeve that can prove his point, and they must scramble to piece together the clues before the clever killer can make any more examples out of innocent victims.

Directed by Jeff Woolnough
Written by Nicki Paluga
Created by Ken Biller & Michael Sussman

Episode 2.05 – “Toxic” – Tuesday, July 23, at 10 p.m. (ET/PT)
Pierce accepts an invitation to work on a case from a renowned environmental activist concerning a chain of abnormal neurological reactions in a group of young girls. However, upon examining the girls, Pierce discovers that a dark secret is at the root of their ailments. Meanwhile, Moretti questions Pierce’s motives in working on a case without her.

Directed by Jeff Woolnough
Written by Warren Hsu Leonard
Created by Ken Biller & Michael Sussman

Episode 2.06 – “Defective” – Tuesday, July 30, at 10 p.m. (ET/PT)
A new brain device to control tremors seems to have a defect that turns out to be far more serious than a technical malfunction, and Pierce partners with Donnie to investigate. Their unlikely alliance is tested when the case escalates to murder. Meanwhile, Lewicki learns a valuable lesson about dating.

Directed by Andrew Bernstein
Written by Raf Green & Charley Dane
Created by Ken Biller & Michael Sussman

Episode 2.07 – “Neuropositive” – Tuesday, August 6, at 10 p.m. (ET/PT)
When Moretti receives a deathbed confession about the hit-and-run murder of a teenager from 1992, she calls on Pierce to determine the ailing man’s credibility. The case becomes complicated, however, when the alleged killer’s physician, Dr. Hutchins (guest star Reid Scott), reveals that his patient’s tumor has mysteriously disappeared. Pierce and Moretti must dig deeper into the past to uncover the truth behind a shocking series of apparent homicides.

Directed by Andrew Bernstein
Written by Sean Whitesell
Created by Ken Biller & Michael Sussman