The Season 2 finale focuses on China's modernization challenges. Included: agriculture transformation; the China (Shanghai) Free Trade Zone, and reforms in Chinese education, including science and technology.
Whether China's traditional values clash with China's reform, development and modernization. Included: Confucian thought and practice; Western classical music in China; and Chinese modern art and architecture.
The Season 2 premiere examines the social gap created by the move of migrant workers into cities. Included: imbalances that threaten stability; equal benefits and rights for all citizens; why "left-behind" children suffer; and the need for "urban order" enforcers in cities.