Type
Scripted
Premiered
Jul. 25, 2010
Status
Returning Series
Runtime
90 min.
Country
UK
Network
BBC One TV Network
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Sherlock (UK)

Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson's adventures in 21st Century London. A thrilling, funny, fast-paced contemporary remake of the Arthur Conan Doyle classic.

Sherlock (UK) Season 2 (2012)

2x01 2 2x01 A Scandal in Belgravia
"We are in Buckingham Palace, the very heart of the British nation - Sherlock Holmes, put your trousers on." A case of blackmail threatens to topple the monarchy itself, but soon ...
Jan. 01, 2012
2x02 2 2x02 The Hounds of Baskerville
Something terrible has happened to Henry Knight; Sherlock and John investigate the truth about the monstrous creature which apparently killed their client's father. A hound from hell? ...
Jan. 08, 2012
2x03 2 2x03 The Reichenbach Fall
James Moriarty possesses the greatest criminal mind that the world has ever seen. Sherlock and John knew he wouldn't stay hidden for long. But even they never guessed the sheer scale ...
Jan. 15, 2012
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Season 2 Characters

Sherlock Holmes played by Benedict Cumberbatch
Dr. John Watson played by Martin Freeman (II)
Mrs. Hudson played by Una Stubbs
DI Lestrade played by Rupert Graves
Mycroft Holmes played by Mark Gatiss
Jim Moriarty played by Andrew Scott
Molly Hooper played by Louise Brealey
Henry Knight played by Russell Tovey
DI Carter played by Danny Webb (V)
Dr. Stapleton played by Amelia Bullmore
Kitty Riley played by Katherine Parkinson
Dr. Frankland played by Clive Mantle
Sgt Sally Donovan played by Vinette Robinson
The Equerry played by Andrew Havill
Neilson played by Todd Boyce
Major Barrymore played by Simon Paisley Day
Anderson played by Jonathan Aris
Dr. Mortimer played by Sasha Behar
Jeanette played by Oona Chaplin (II)
Ella played by Tanya Moodie
Chief Superintendant played by Tony Pitts
Timid Man played by Richard Cunningham
Corporal Lyons played by Will Sharpe
Married Woman played by Rosemary Smith
Fletcher played by Stephen Wight (II)

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Season 2 Videos

Sherlock: Season 2
Sherlock: Season 2 (01:30)

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Season 2 Quotes

02x03 - The Reichenbach Fall Season 2 / Episode 3: - The Reichenbach Fall

Sherlock Holmes: [In their apartment, reading the latest tabloids] "Boffin"! "Boffin Sherlock Holmes"!
John Watson: Everybody gets one.
Sherlock Holmes: One what?
John Watson: Tabloid nickname. "Subo." "Nasty Nick." Shouldn't worry: I'll probably get one soon.
Sherlock Holmes: Page five, column six, first sentence. Why is it always the *hat* photograph?
John Watson: "*Bachelor* John Watson"? "Bachelor"? What the hell are they implying?
Sherlock Holmes: What kind of hat is it anyway? Is it a cap? Why has it got two fronts?
John Watson: It's a deerstalker. "Frequently seen in the company of *bachelor* John Watson."
Sherlock Holmes: How do you stalk a deer with a hat? What are you going to do, throw it?
John Watson: "*Confirmed* bachelor..."
Sherlock Holmes: Some sort of death frisbee?
John Watson: Okay, this is too much. We've got to be more careful.
Sherlock Holmes: It's got flaps. *Ear* flaps! It's an *ear* hat, John! [Throws the hat to John] What do you mean, "more careful"?
John Watson: I mean, this isn't a deerstalker now, it's a Sherlock Holmes hat. I mean, you're not exactly a *private* detective any more! You're this far from famous!
Sherlock Holmes: Oh, it'll pass.
02x01 - A Scandal in Belgravia Season 2 / Episode 1: - A Scandal in Belgravia

Mycroft Holmes: This was textbook. The promise of love, the pain of loss, the joy of redemption. Then give him a puzzle and watch him dance.
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Season 2 Trivia

  • Episode 01 - Goof (continuity error): The morning after the Christmas party, John is shown putting on his jacket while speaking to Mrs Hudson, then putting it on again as Mrs Hudson leaves the room.
  • Episode 01 - Benedict Cumberbatch fell while dressed only in his sheet at Buckingham Palace. "I'd overstepped my sheet's limits and fell. I was dedicated to the moment." Though it made a terrible sound, cast and crew could not help laughing.
  • Episode 02 - Sherlock's tobacco craze and impulsive announcement that he is "going to Dartmoor" is straight from the opening of the Holmes short story, "Silver Blaze"
  • Episode 02 - The quote "Once you've ruled out the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be true" is used by Sherlock. A minute later Watson jokingly calls him "Spock." In Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country, Spock uses the
  • Episode 03 - Goof (continuity error): When Sherlock and Jim are at the roof top and Sherlock laughs and comes back to Jim to tell him what he missed, it's clearly visible that his scarf is a little messed up but when the shot is focused on him 2 seconds later, the scarf is perfectly straight.

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