“American Gigolo Season 1 Episode 2.’ Based on the characters created by Paul Schrader for the 1980 film of the same name, the Showtime crime series “American Gigolo” follows Julian Kay, who has been in prison for fifteen years for the murder of Janet Holmes. When a serial killer named Kevin Finnegan confesses to killing Janet, Julian becomes a free man.
The first episode of the show titled ‘Pilot’ revolves around Julian’s reunion with his ex-lover Michelle Stratton and boyfriend Lorenzo. The interesting episode ends with Julian meeting with Detective Sunday regarding the murder. Now, know about American Gigolo Season 1 Episode 2.
American Gigolo Season 1 Episode 2: Aired Date
American Gigolo Season 1 Episode 2 will be aired on September 18, 2022, on Showtime Network. New episodes come down every Sunday, and each has a watching time of 60 minutes.
American Gigolo Season 1 Episode 2: Synopsis
American Gigolo Season 1 Episode 2, Kevin Finnegan’s revelation that he killed Janet Holmes leads Detective Sunday to find out the individual(s) involved. After trying her best to get Kevin to reveal the person who hired him to kill Janet, all he gets from the serial killer is the word “Kean”.
When she shares the word with Julian to see if it rings a bell with him, the former gigolo identifies the possibility that the word is “Queen” instead of “Kean”. “Queen” is another name for Olga, Julian’s “godmother” in the sex trade. As Julian suspects, Olga may have hired Kevin to kill Janet and frame Julian, reminding us of how Leon framed Julian Kay for Judy’s murder in the series’ source film. American Gigolo Season 1 Episode 2.
American Gigolo Season 1 Episode 1: Recap
The ‘Pilot’ opens with Detective Sunday questioning Julian about the murder of Janet Holmes. Although Julian denies murdering Janet, he is convicted of the same. Fifteen years later, Sunday visits Julian and tells him that a serial killer named Kevin Finnegan has confessed to the same murder, paving the way for his release from prison.
He meets his best friend Lorenzo, who has been sending money and books to prison for his friend. Michelle deals with her son Colin’s relationship with his 32-year-old teacher. In flashback scenes, a powerful woman named Olga “bought” Julian from his mother to make him a gigolo.
Young Julian, who had a sexual relationship with a neighbor, eventually became a high-ranking male escort. Meanwhile, he meets Michelle, the wife of a tech entrepreneur named Richard Stratton, and the two begin an affair. In the present, Julian tells Lorenzo that he doubts whether he killed Janet himself, rather than a serial killer.
Lorenzo tells his friend that he didn’t kill anyone. Until Julian can sort out his life, he decides to stay with Lorenzo. Colin runs off with his teacher, which infuriates Richard. The billionaire asks his men to find Colin and his lover, scaring Michelle.
Julian meets Michelle at her house and worries for her. Although she is happy to see and embrace her ex-lover, she worries that Richard will see them and “do something again”. Detective Sunday goes to see Kevin Finnegan, who is on his deathbed, to find out who is behind the murder of Janet Holmes.
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