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Air Date: July 29th, 2016

Network: NETFLIX

Series Summary
Elite athletes in tough circumstances must keep up the pace on a champion community football team.

Rating: TVMA

Genres: Documentary, Football

Episodes

  • Season 2 - Episode 8 : Last Man Standing Jul 21, 2017

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    The players take their finals and consider scholarships, while still dreaming about winning a national championship at the EMCC.

  • Season 2 - Episode 7 : Bigger and Better Things Jul 21, 2017

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    As the state playoffs loom, tensions between players and coaches increase; Brittany wonders about her future at the EMCC.

  • Season 2 - Episode 6 : The Curse Jul 21, 2017

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    EMCC tries to maintain its focus against Coahoma, a team that has suffered only losses, despite the lack of talent, opportunities and support.

  • Season 2 - Episode 5 : For My Momma Jul 21, 2017

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    Defense linemen Chauncey, Kam and Tim continue to atone for their past actions.

  • Season 2 - Episode 4 : Ain't It a Sin Jul 21, 2017

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    Buddy, Dakota and others explore the role of religion in their sports career; an important rematch approaches.

ratings & reviews

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  • Whitely succeeds in the basic goal of Last Chance U, which is to make you care about the success or failure of a JUCO football team in Mississippi. ... Maybe the next four episodes will offer more Scooba, more variations on the redemptive "last chance" theme and perhaps an introduction to a jock willing and able to read "The Most Dangerous Game." Show More

  • How do you balance the game that you’ve played and loved since a child with the obligation to become an adult? That’s the question that hums through Last Chance U, and the show is cleverly structured in the way that it devotes the final act of at least the two episodes I’ve seen to that week’s game. Show More

  • It’s a story at once familiar and unique, and most captivating in its portrait of amateur athletic life as a series of constant challenges--in and out of pads--and a gauntlet of ever-present uncertainties. Show More

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