Emily in Paris, an American romantic comedy created for Netflix by Darren Star, first aired on October 2, 2020. Emily in Paris actually filmed in Paris. Not long after airing, it got picked up for a second season. The second season aired December 22, 2021. Not long after the second season aired, it got picked up for a third and fourth season as well. Each season aired so far consists of 10 episodes each.
Emily in Paris follows the life of Emily Cooper. Emily is an American college graduate who moved to Paris for a job. The purpose of her job is to bring an American perspective to a French marketing firm. The series shows her life and how she is adjusting to being in a different culture. It also follows her as she navigates the world of love and relationships, new friendships, and her career.
Season two of Emily in Paris focuses more on her relationships whether it be new ones or new relationships that are forming. Season two also shows her in the midst of trying to juggle her multiple identities. Her social life identity and her working life identity. For the most part, though, this season is pretty similar to the first season. You see Emily juggling multiple men at a time, and her struggling to gain her boss’s respect.
After its release, it gained mixed and overall average reviews. Many critics say it is the perfect romantic comedy and hits its genre spot on, but that it’s nothing more than that. The second season didn’t receive any better of a response. Critics stated that the seasons were way too similar and it was like rewatching season one all over again. Critic have said though that the cinematography is absolutely amazing in Emily in Paris and it is completely spot on.
“Emily in Paris”
Emily goes to her new job in Paris but struggles because she can’t speak French.
Emily attracts a married client.
“Sexy or Sexist”
Emily has concerns with a new campaign.
“A Kiss Is Just A Kiss”
A new friend helps Emily with a new client.
Emily’s big social media following gives her an advantage.
Emily meets a charming professor.
Emily has to babysit an actress at a red carpet event.
Emily has a weekend trip that fizzles out fast.
“An American Auction in Paris”
Emily catches the eye of someone at an auction.
Emily’s job is on the line and she struggles to keep it together.
“Voulez-Vous Coucher Avec Moi?”
Emily has a romantic weekend.
“Do You Know the Way to St. Tropez?”
Emily can’t seem to leave her job behind.
While planning her Birthday dinner, she accepts Gabriels help.
“Jules and Em”
Emily puts more focus on her French lessons.
“An Englishman in Paris”
Emily practices her French with a classmate.
Tempers start to flare.
“The Cook, the Thief, Her Ghost and His Lover”
Emily establishes a rapport with Alfie.
Emily has a great dinner with Alfie.
“Scents & Sensibility”
Emily’s old boss digs deeper into accounts.
A showdown determines Emily’s future.
Rotten Tomatoes reported an approval rating of 63% based on 55 reviews, with an average rating of 5.81/10. Metacritic gave the first season a weighted average score of 60 out of 100 based on 17 reviews.
The second season has a 67% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes, based on 21 reviews, with an average rating of 5.2/10. On Metacritic, the second season received a score of 64 based on reviews from 11 critics.