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Sherlock: Season 2 (2012)




Critic Consensus: Witty, compelling, and perfectly cast, Sherlock remains deliciously entertaining modern take on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's classic stories.


Air date: May 6, 2012
Air date: May 13, 2012
Air date: Jun 20, 2012

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Sherlock offers a 21st century set updating of Arthur Conan Doyle's famous detective tales. This release contains every episode from the second season featuring Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman as the iconic Holmes and Watson; 'A Scandal In Belgravia', 'The Hounds Of Baskerville' and 'The Reichenbach Fall'.

Genre: Mystery & Suspense
Network: PBS
Premiere Date: May 6, 2012
Producers: , ,


Benedict Cumberbatch
as Sherlock Holmes
Martin Freeman
as Dr. John Watson
Rupert Graves
as Detective Inspector ...
Andrew Scott
as Jim Moriarty
Russell Tovey
as Henry Knight
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Critic Reviews for Sherlock: Season 2

All Critics (24) | Top Critics (18)

Though it's impossible for Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat's sleuth update to live up to its "best telly ever!" reviews, even die-hard Conan Doyle traditionalists will get a kick out of the second series.

November 1, 2017 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…
Empire Magazine

Moffat's greatest accomplishment may be all the things he didn't do. His Sherlock Holmes is the most relevant and compelling crime-solver on television -- and Moffat managed this by not changing very much at all.

September 16, 2013 | Full Review…
Top Critic

Strikes a perfect and delicious balance among comedy, pathos, murder, and mystery.

May 6, 2012 | Full Review…
Philadelphia Inquirer
Top Critic

The fun is in the snappy dialogue and the impeccable actors delivering it.

May 6, 2012 | Rating: A | Full Review…
Uncle Barky
Top Critic

Each week, the series takes on a Holmes classic, updates it, turns it on its ear and leaves you breathless.

May 6, 2012 | Rating: 4/4 | Full Review…
New York Post
Top Critic

One of the most dazzling confections on TV.

May 6, 2012 | Full Review…
Wall Street Journal
Top Critic

Audience Reviews for Sherlock: Season 2

Still living up to the standard of the first series but was less convincing and less engaging.

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