Season two of the HBO comedy series High Maintenance continues its 10 episode season with four new episodes airing in February 2018. HBO’s released details on the February episodes including air dates and cast details for the half-hour comedy created by executive producers Katja Blichfeld (30 Rock) and Ben Sinclair (Home Again, Sisters). Sinclair also stars in the series as a guy who delivers pot.
The series is produced by Willy Friedman, Gwen Bialic and Emi Irikawa.
The Season 2 Plot: A comedy of human interaction, the second season of High Maintenance delves deeper into the contemporary anxieties New Yorkers are experiencing, from political tension to soaring real estate prices, while emphasizing the importance of savoring the highs of life in this increasingly volatile world. Pulling back the curtain on The Guy’s personal life, the second season reveals a few more people and details of what happens when he’s not on the clock.
Introducing new customers and revisiting familiar ones, the second season of High Maintenance weaves together a labyrinth of humor, poignant observations and heartfelt moments in stories that explore the lives of intriguing and colorful individuals from all walks of life.
High Maintenance February 2018 Episodes:
- Episode #9: “Namaste” (season 2, episode 3)
Debut: FRIDAY, FEB. 2 (11:00-11:30 p.m. ET/PT)
An industrious Brooklyn realtor (Danielle Brooks) endeavors to hustle her way to a new home. After winning an affordable-housing lottery, Candace (Candace Thompson) and John (John E. Peery) face culture shock and notice a class divide when they move into their new apartment. The Guy (Ben Sinclair) considers his living situation.
Written by Hannah Bos, Paul Thureen and Shaka King; directed by Shaka King.
- Episode #10: “Derech” (season 2, episode 4)
Debut: FRIDAY, FEB. 9 (11:00-11:30 p.m.)
An ex-Hasidic man (Luzer Twersky) explores the world outside his sect as he connects with a writer who may have ulterior motives. A nightclub performer’s (Darrell Thorne) night out takes an unexpected turn. The Guy (Ben Sinclair) bonds with a driver (Abdullah Saeed) when he finds himself in need of a lift.
Written by Ben Sinclair; directed by Shaka King.
- Episode #11: “Scromple” (season 2, episode 5)
Debut: FRIDAY, FEB. 16 (11:00-11:30 p.m.)
The Guy (Ben Sinclair) tries to de-stress when he ends up in an uncomfortable situation. A freelance brand strategist (Kate Lyn Sheil) struggling with her latest assignment embarks on a desperate search for a weed fix.
Written by Katja Blichfeld and Rebecca Drysdale; directed by Katja Blichfeld and Ben Sinclair.
- Episode #12: “Googie” (season 2, episode 6)
Debut: FRIDAY, FEB. 23 (11:00-11:30 p.m.)
Abdullah (Abdullah Saeed), a potential partner, takes over The Guy’s (Ben Sinclair) weed route while he attempts to take time off.
Written and directed by Katja Blichfeld and Ben Sinclair.