Shooter Season 2 Premiere Recap: Dinner and a Melee

TVLine | 7/18/2017 | Matt Webb Mitovich
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USA Network’s Shooter returned with Season 2 on Tuesday night, quickly placing Bob Lee Swagger and a bevy of his buds in the cross hairs of a hunter.

Bob Lee, with wife Julie somewhat begrudgingly in tow, attended a ceremony in Frankfurt, Germany, honoring one of his former unit members, Senior Chief Petty Officer Kevin Campbell, when gunmen dressed as polizei burst into the ballroom, letting fly with bullets. As Julie led (herself and) others to safety, Bob Lee and fellow Marine Angela Tio took out a couple of baddies, whom they realized were wired with explosives. Bob Lee then chased a third gunman to a side room and put a bullet in him. Campbell went to defuse that gunman’s bomb when, just as Bob Lee noticed something outside, the explosives went off, killing the guest of honor while knocking the Swaggers to the floor.

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We then jumped back three days, where we learn that a year after the events of Season 1, Bob Lee and the fam are now living in Texas. While a local horse trainer watches over their rugrat, Bob Lee and Julie fly out to Germany, where on the first night they hang with his old unit at a bar — all the while being watched through a scope by a vaguely European man — the infamous Chechen sniper, T. Solotov. The next day, during the awards ceremony, Solotov sets up a sniper’s nest in the apartment of a local girl he wooed. As the ballroom fracas plays out again, we receive new bits of information, including how Solotov killed the apartment’s owner when she caught him by surprise, before he went about with his mission. We see that Solotov helped outfit the gunmen earlier, before taking his post. And most importantly, we see that when Campbell went...
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