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Season 2
No. of episodes 13 (Episode list)
Original run June 30, 2014-
September 22, 2014
Preceded By Season 1
Succeeded By Season 3

The Second Season of Under the Dome, a science-fiction TV series based on a Stephen King novel of the same name, consists of thirteen episodes. It premiered on CBS on June 30, 2014 and concluded on September 22, 2014. Filming of Season 2 again took place in North Carolina, USA.

Plot Summary[]

"Heads Will Roll"[]

As Barbie's fate lies in Big Jim's hands, the dome presents a new threat when it becomes magnetized. Meanwhile, Julia seeks out the help of a stranger to save the life of a mysterious girl.


As the news of Angie's murder spreads, Rebecca warns Big Jim of a caterpillar infestation that could infect the town's remaining crops.

"Force Majeure"[]

As resources dwindle, Big Jim holds a census in order to forecast how long Chester's Mill can continue to exist under the dome, while chaos ensues when a rainstorm turns into acid rain.


As conditions in Chester's Mill worsen, Big Jim and Rebecca consider resorting to population control, which drives a wedge between Barbie and Julia. Meanwhile, clues to Melanie's past and her connection to the Dome are revealed.


Julia takes over as leader of Chester's Mill after the town becomes divided in the wake of Big Jim and Rebecca's plans for population control. Meanwhile, Joe and Norrie help Melanie search for more clues about her identity at the Dome wall.

"In the Dark"[]

When Barbie and Sam set out to investigate a mysterious tunnel, a cave-in severs their path back to Chester's Mill. Meanwhile, Julia and Big Jim face off in a struggle for power as a dust storm rages in the town.

"Going Home"[]

When Barbie descends into the unknown abyss in the mysterious tunnel to look for Sam, he discovers a world that is familiar but filled with unanswered questions.


When Barbie enlists his father’s help to reach out to Julia, he realizes that Don may know more about The Dome than he is letting on. Meanwhile, Big Jim appoints himself sheriff of Chester's Mill.

"The Red Door"[]

When Barbie is apprehended by a group of mysterious men, he is relentlessly interrogated about his connection to the Dome. Meanwhile, Big Jim makes a deal that could seal the fate of the residents of Chester's Mill forever.

"The Fall"[]

Big Jim finally learns the shocking truth about what really happened to his wife, Pauline, when they are reunited. Meanwhile, climate change poses a new threat to Chester's Mill.

"Black Ice"[]

When temperatures begin to plunge, Sam and Rebecca spring into action to try to save the residents of Chester's Mill. Meanwhile, Barbie risks his own life in order to save Julia after a terrible accident.


When a new threat from the Dome intensifies, the residents of Chester's Mill find themselves at risk of being crushed to death. Meanwhile, Melanie's health continues to deteriorate as the fate of the egg remains unknown.

"Go Now"[]

A potential exit from the Dome is revealed just as the walls begin closing in on those trapped in Chester's Mill.


Title Writer(s) Air Date U.S. Viewers
1 "Heads Will Roll" Stephen King June 30, 2014 9.41 Million
2 "Infestation" Kelly Souders
Brian Peterson
July 7, 2014 7.70 Million
3 "Force Majeure" Adam Stein July 14, 2014 7.64 Million
4 "Revelation" Alexandra McNally July 21, 2014 6.74 Million
5 "Reconciliation" Cathryn Humphris July 28, 2014 6.57 Million
6 "In the Dark" Caitlin Parrish August 4, 2014 6.83 Million
7 "Going Home" Peter Calloway August 11, 2014 6.90 Million
8 "Awakening" Andres Fischer-Centeno
Daniel Truly
August 18, 2014 7.30 Million
9 "The Red Door" Kelly Souders
Brian Peterson
Adam Stein
August 19, 2013 6.60 Million
10 "The Fall" Alexandra McNally
Mark Bruner
September 1, 2014 6.29 Million
11 "Black Ice" Adam Stein
Peter Calloway
September 8, 2014 6.55 Million
12 "Turn" William Kendall
Daniel Truly
September 15, 2014 7.04 Million
13 "Go Now" Caitlin Parrish
Cathryn Humphris
September 22, 2014 7.52 Million


Main Cast[]

Actor Character # of episodes
Mike Vogel Dale "Barbie" Barbara 13
Rachelle Lefevre Julia Shumway 13
Natalie Martinez Linda Esquivel 1
Britt Robertson Angie McAlister 3
Alexander Koch James "Junior" Rennie 13
Eddie Cahill Sam Verdreaux 13
Colin Ford Joseph "Joe" McAlister 13
Nicholas Strong Philip "Phil" Bushey 7
MacKenzie Lintz Norrie Calvert-Hill 13
Karla Crome Rebecca Pine 13
Dean Norris James "Big Jim" Rennie 13

Guest Stars[]

Actor Character # of episodes
Aisha Hinds Carolyn Hill 3
Jolene Purdy Dorothy "Dodee" Weaver 1
Grace Victoria Cox Melanie Cross 13
Sherry Stringfield Pauline Rennie 9
Dale Raoul Andrea Grinnell 6
Dwight Yoakam Lyle Chumley 7
Megan Ketch Harriet Arnold 1
Brett Cullen Don Barbara 4
Max Ehrich Hunter May 6

Recurring Co-Stars[]

Actor Character # of episodes
Hannah Black Young Pauline Rennie 2
Austin James Parker Young Sam Verdreaux 2
Reide Hale Young Lyle Chumley 2
Estes Tarver Tom Tilden 5
Eugene H. Russell IV Townsperson 2
John Elvis Ben "Benny" Drake 2
Susan Williams Receptionist 2
Brody Rose Boy 2
Mike Whaley Malick 3



  • The intro narration is taken over by Dale "Barbie" Barbara this season.
  • This season has the least death count out of three aired seasons.
  • Mike Vogel during Comic-Con revealed that this season theme was divide.
    • This is shown through couple of ways: people being divided about the Domes will, the leadership over Chester's Mill and the means of survival.
  • This season had a big focus on peoples survival with limited resources.
Episodes of Under the Dome
Season 1 "Pilot" • "The Fire" • "Manhunt" • "Outbreak" • "Blue on Blue" • "The Endless Thirst" • "Imperfect Circles" • "Thicker Than Water" • "The Fourth Hand" • "Let the Games Begin" • "Speak of the Devil" • "Exigent Circumstances" • "Curtains"
Season 2 "Heads Will Roll" • "Infestation" • "Force Majeure" • "Revelation" • "Reconciliation" • "In the Dark" • "Going Home" • "Awakening" • "The Red Door" • "The Fall" • "Black Ice" • "Turn" • "Go Now"
Season 3 "Move On" • "But I'm Not" • "Redux" • "The Kinship" • "Alaska" • "Caged" • "Ejecta" • "Breaking Point" • "Plan B" • "Legacy" • "Love is a Battlefield" • "Incandescence" • "The Enemy Within"