The pilot of a television show is essential in setting the tone and background of a story, while also introducing the cast of characters. The second episode is when we start to delve deeper into each of those characters helping viewers decide who they want to invest their interest in.
Justin Theroux's Kevin is the backbone of the show and his storyline is keeping me intrigued. He is the police chief of Mapleton who has pretty much confirmed that he is losing his shit. He also finds himself in scenarios every week that keep us guessing as to what's real and what's imagination.