HBO’s satirical comedy collection The Different Two has lastly returned for its third season, premiering on Might 4 with two new episodes. Choosing up three years later as COVID-19 restrictions dwindle, we’re introduced again into the Dubeks’ usually absurd world of movie star. However extra importantly, we’re additionally handled to extra of Brooke’s (Heléne York) boyfriend Lance (Josh Segarra), among the finest, most lovely supporting characters within the collection.

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What Is ‘The Different Two’ About?

Helene Yorke and Drew Tarver in The Other Two
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The Different Two Season 1 follows the Dubek household, particularly millennial siblings Brooke and Cary (Drew Tarver), as they adapt to their youthful brother Chase’s (Case Walker) in a single day fame as a burgeoning teen heartthrob à la Justin Bieber. In Season 2, Chase has already turn into a longtime movie star, and it is their mom Pat (Molly Shannon) who will get her personal meteoric rise to fame by way of her daytime discuss present Pat! The Pat Dubek Present. Brooke and Cary are capable of leverage their mother and brother’s fame to get their very own jobs within the business, with Brooke changing into a expertise supervisor and Cary lastly getting his massive break as an actor with a supporting function within the film Evening Nurse. Issues are trying good for the beforehand down on their luck Dubek siblings, however take a flip for the more severe within the Season 2 finale, ending proper because the COVID-19 pandemic is beginning to take maintain in the US. Season 3 picks up after a three-year time leap, displaying how drastically the characters’ lives have modified throughout the pandemic.


Who Is Lance Arroyo?

Josh Segarra, Helene Yorke, Drew Tarver look on in shock during a scene from The Other Two Season 3.
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We’re first launched to Lance (Josh Segarra) within the pilot episode as Brooke’s simpleminded ex-boyfriend who’s tagged alongside to their household dinner regardless of them being damaged up. He is a Footlocker worker with far-fetched desires of designing his personal sneaker line, every novelty shoe thought extra ill-conceived than the final. Brooke sees him as an annoyance, believing him to be too immature for her, however they keep pals and Lance stays supportive of her new profession. When Probability asks Lance to design him a pair of footwear, Lance additionally reaps the advantages of his fame, holding a runway present for his personal vogue line on the finish of Season 2. Although his vogue line was a hit, the primary episode of Season 3 reveals that Lance has modified careers and turn into a nurse with the intention to give again and be a higher assist throughout the pandemic.

Like Cary’s greatest good friend Curtis (Brandon Scott Jones), Lance would not essentially get a variety of display screen time, however steals the present at any time when he does. Bubbly and relentlessly optimistic, Lance is all the time there to point out assist for Brooke and her household, even when whereas he is in a relationship with another person. And Lance’s character could be nothing with out Segarra’s charming efficiency, as revealed in Comedy Central’s after present The Different Present the place creators Sarah Schneider and Chris Kelly mentioned how a lot Segarra dropped at the character, which was finally tailor-made to him and his actual life character, together with Lance’s signature “hell yeah”. Alongside along with his recurring function in The Different Two, Segarra just lately performed one other supportive boyfriend in Scream VI and has had a number of recurring tv roles over the previous few years in Orange Is the New Black, AJ and the Queen, She-Hulk: Legal professional at Regulation, and most just lately, Apple TV’s The Huge Door Prize.

Lance Is Brooke’s Foil

Josh Segarra as Lance and Helene Yorke as Brooke in The Other Two.
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Lance acts as Brooke’s character foil all through the collection, and although we see their relationship evolve, Lance continues to be on the receiving finish of Brooke’s unstable moods as she struggles with insecurities about her personal profession. It is revealed within the first episode of this season that Brooke and Lance are engaged, and although they do love one another, it may be troublesome for Brooke to curb her jealousy as she feels overshadowed by Lance’s beloved character. He was already a stunning, kindhearted individual to be round, along with his infectious smile however now that he is a nurse individuals can not seem to get sufficient of him. Displaying as much as the Evening Nurse premiere in his scrubs, different company are fast to inform him he is a hero, and when Brooke and Lance attend a going away occasion on the hospital, it is clear all of the nurses adore him as nicely.

Beginning out as Chase’s assistant and later changing into a expertise supervisor, Brooke has all the time been insecure in regards to the nature of her job and the way unserious it may be. Rising within the ranks of the leisure business, Brooke is reminded of her youthful days as an expert dancer and what may have been of her life had she by no means suffered a profession ending harm. She runs ridiculous errands for her little brother, most just lately transporting a photograph of his armpit throughout the nation forward of Chase’s Rolling Stone cowl story, and is clearly having a disaster over the profession path she’s chosen (or fairly been introduced into by way of nepotism).

Within the Season 3 premiere, “Cary Watches Folks Watch His Film,” Brooke sees everybody in her life present process constructive adjustments because the pandemic, and seeks out an outdated good friend who changed into an anti-vaccination conspiracy theorist to make herself really feel higher about her personal life. Lance notices this and discreetly tells her good friend to go dwelling, confronting Brooke about her mean-spirited intentions in inviting her. Though she is aware of he is proper, Brooke blows up at him anyway, inflicting one other non permanent rift of their relationship.

Besides, Lance offers Brooke her area, sending her the occasional supportive textual content message to reassure her. Brooke is usually a egocentric and at instances impulsive character, so solely time will inform if her and Lance will keep collectively, however we are able to solely hope we’ll get to see extra of Lance’s wholesomeness in Season 3.

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