How To Get Away with Murder stars Viola Davis as Professor Annalise Keating who teaches law at the fictional Middleton Law School. The show has been nominated for and won many awards. Her intern students include Asher, Wes, Connor, Micheala, and Laurel. Her employees include Bonnie and Frank. You can catch up on Season 1 of the show here. Season 2 of How To Get Away with Murder opens with Professor Keating and her law students trying to move on since the disappearance of Rebecca. (Note: Many SPOILERS ahead.)
The team gets a new case defending two adopted children for the murder of their adoptive parents. As the team works to defend Catherine and Caleb Hapstall, the Assistant District Attorney is murdered and to cover it up, Annalise has one of her students (Wes), shoot her in the gut. (She tells him that Rebecca is dead). Michaela and Caleb Hapstall also begin a romantic relationship. We also find out that Bonnie killed Rebecca.
Nate’s wife passes away after a lengthy illness and he is charged with her death. Frank and Laurel break up after Frank admits to Laurel that he killed Lila. During this season, we also learn about Annalise’s relationship with Wes’ mother, who died by suicide. Wes’ mother worked for one of Annalise’s clients. Asher’s father dies by suicide during a potential corruption investigation. Wes and Laurel kiss.
Annalise also learns that Frank is responsible for the car accident that caused her baby to be born stillborn many years ago. Annalise is so upset that she makes Frank leave. Laurel tells Frank that Wes’ biological father is Wallace Mahoney. Once Frank leaves, Wes goes to meet his biological father but as soon as they meet on the street, his father is shot and killed by an unknown sniper.
How To Get Away with Murder is part of the TGIT lineup on Thursdays on ABC. As of this writing, How To Get Away with Murder was renewed for a third season. You can catch up on past episodes of How To Get Away with Murder on Netflix or ABC on Demand.