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TV Club: All Stars 2 closes out a fantastic season with a very satisfying crowning

No matter your feelings on the winner of RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars 2, there’s no denying that this season has been a massive improvement on the show’s first All Stars attempt. No more pairs, new elimination rules, and a steady stream of drama have made this not just a great All Stars season, but one of the best Drag Race seasons, period, and this finale reaffirms that fact.

“All Star Supergroup” is an episode that encapsulates nearly the things that have made this season so memorable (no Alyssa or “Same Parts,” so it doesn’t have all the things). There’s a strong focus on legacy, both in how the queens’ past experiences on the show inform their performance on All Stars and the pride RuPaul feels when she sees the outstanding drag talent that has been shaped by this series. That caliber of talent has …

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