In “Buddy Cop 2,” Four Fine Farceurs Paddle Furiously, But Never Catch the Comic Wave

Dana Marks and Lucius Robinson star as Darlene and Terry in "Buddy Cop 2" (photo by Kevin Ewert)

Triangle-theater crowd favorites Jay O’Berski and Dana Marks and up-and-comers Lucius Robinson and Evgenia Madorsky put plenty of personality into their portrayals of these oddball characters, but “Buddy Cop 2” is only mildly amusing. These four fine farceurs always seem to be paddling furiously, but they never catch the comic wave.

“Buddy Cop 2” Is a Delightful Dark Comedy

Dana Marks and Lucius Robinson star as Darlene and Terry in "Buddy Cop 2" (photo by Kevin Ewert)

When it comes to “Buddy Cop 2,” Manbites Dog says, “Nothing is what it seems. Or is it …? [Buddy Cop 2 is] a comedic action/mystery of holiday nostalgia and athletic rigor.”