Shadowhunters: Season 2 (2017)


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Air date: Jan 2, 2017

In the Season 2 premiere, the Institute is left in a state of disarray following Jace's departure with Valentine. Meanwhile, Clary, Isabelle and Alec are determined to find Jace, but the arrival of Victor Aldertree hinders their investigation; and Jocelyn must catch up on everything she missed while asleep.

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Air date: Jan 9, 2017

Alec and Isabelle race to find Jace before the other Shadowhunters locate and kill him. Meanwhile, Simon seeks Magnus' help when he finds himself at odds with Raphael and Aldertree; and Clary struggles to fit in while longing for her old, mundane life.

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Air date: Jan 16, 2017

The New York wolf pack hunts for Jace; Raphael pressures Simon to find Camille. -- (C) FREEFORM

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Air date: Jan 23, 2017

Jace awaits his trial in the City of Bones. Elsewhere, Clary fights against a demon who's terrorizing the Institute with Alec and Isabelle; Jocelyn confronts Clary with a proposition; and Raphael and Simon take their hunt for Camille to another level.

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Air date: Jan 30, 2017

The Shadowhunters regroup following the attack on the Institute. Meanwhile, Simon moves home, but struggles to acclimate to his new life with his family around.

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Air date: Feb 6, 2017

Clary and Isabelle visit the Iron Sisters in search of information regarding Valentine's plan. Elsewhere, Simon and Maia search for Luke, who went missing during the attack on the Institute; and Magnus and Alec go on their first date.

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Air date: Feb 13, 2017

Luke's sister claims that she wasn't involved in the recent attack, and although Luke doesn't trust her, Clary believes her and sees an opportunity to reach Valentine. Elsewhere, Simon receives dating advice; and Isabelle takes a dangerous route.

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Air date: Feb 20, 2017

Alec and Magnus host a celebration in honor of Max's first rune, but the event provokes everyone's fears as tensions amongst them continue to rise. Meanwhile, Simon makes a bold move; and Isabelle finds a new ally.

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Air date: Feb 27, 2017

The Downworlders are at odds on how to handle the issue of Clary being a key part of Valentine's plan, but when Iris activates her blood oath, Clary has more to worry about than hiding from Valentine and the Downworlders. Meanwhile, Isabelle and Raphael get closer, as Alec tries to figure out what's going on with his sister.

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Air date: Mar 6, 2017

The New York Institute is under attack, as Valentine's plan for the Soul Sword gets dangerously close to coming to fruition. The Shadowhunters must act fast to save their loved ones; and some of the Downworlders have their own plan to stop Valentine, and their target is Clary.

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Season 2 of this drama series opens with Jace (Dominic Sherwood) being held captive on Valentine's (Alan van Sprang) ship. Clary (Katherine McNamara) and her mother, Jocelyn (Maxim Roy), are reunited and they share shocking revelations. Meanwhile, Victor Aldertree (Nick Sagar) becomes the head of the New York Institute and wrongly declares Jace a criminal. Now, unlikely alliances are formed and relationships are put to the test as the Shadowhunters navigate through a world in upheaval.

Cast & Crew

Harry Shum Jr.
Magnus Bane
Isaiah Mustafa
Luke Garroway
Alberto Rosende
Simon Lewis
Dominic Sherwood
Jace Wayland
Emeraude Toubia
Isabelle Lightwood
Matthew Daddario
Alec Lightwood
David Castro
Raphael Santiago
Alan Van Sprang
Valentine Morgenstern
Will Tudor
Sebastian Verlac
Nick Sagar
Victor Aldertree
Jade Hassouné
Christina Cox
Elaine Lewis
Maxim Roy
Jocelyn Fray
Alexandra Ordolis
Olivia "Ollie" Wilson
Vanessa Matsui
Dorothea "Dot" Rollins
Joel Labelle
Ariana Williams
Mimi Kuzyk
Imogen Herondale
Matt Hastings
Executive Producer
Michael Reisz
Executive Producer
Darren Swimmer
Executive Producer
Todd Slavkin
Executive Producer
Mary Viola
Executive Producer
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Robert Kulzer
Executive Producer
Martin Moszkowicz
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Critic Reviews for Shadowhunters Season 2

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"Beside Still Water" is an excellent end to the second half of Season 2 of Shadowhunters and only makes me look forward to Season 3 even more.

Mar 21, 2019 | Rating: 5/5 | Full Review…

How much does it suck that Jace Wayland was better off when he thought he was an orphan? Jace's familial struggles and the mission to find him-dead or alive-dominated the season two premiere of Shadowhunters.

Jan 17, 2019 | Full Review…

Shadowhunters Season 2, as a whole, was an emotionally-filled, character-driven thrill ride. And I loved it.

Nov 20, 2017 | Full Review…

I really hope Simon and Maia get a chance to hash things out in next week's finale, or else this is going to be one long hiatus.

Nov 20, 2017 | Full Review…

However, Shadowhunters still struggles to find its grounding point in a world too flooded by supernatural creatures, mythologies, and motivations.

Nov 20, 2017 | Full Review…

The show is still incredibly cheesy, but that's part of its charm.

Mar 7, 2017 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

This episode showed that this season is going to have more action and drama than the last.

Jan 3, 2017 | Rating: 8/10 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Shadowhunters: Season 2

  • Oct 10, 2020
    pretty good, interesting world with different species
  • Feb 23, 2020
    Season 2 gets so much better and the storyline and effects just keep improving
  • Feb 09, 2020
    Honestly it shouldn't have ended... the only reason i can think of of why it ended is that the show was not known widely
  • Jan 15, 2020
    Schlechter Charaktere und auch kein gutes Schauspiel, doch am schlimmsten sind die lächerlich schlechten Kampfszenen
  • Jan 08, 2020
    This season was AMAZING!!!! I recommend this show if you like this kind of stuff and I really enjoy the show.:)
  • Jul 30, 2019
    I have never seem a TV show where the main characters are so pathetic. not only was their some atrocious overacting, the character definitions are severely lacking. I decided maybe season 1 was low budget, but season 2 was worse. Why i punished myself by continuing to watch this garbage is beyond me. You would think the main character is meant to be a strong independent woman, but instead is overrun by ridiculous emotions, which cause her to roll over at the most stupid of times and make stupid decisions. She is not alone in her stupidity, for "solders" it seems every single shadow hunter freezes in the face of anything outside a training room. Everyone literally stands there gobsmacked when bad guys do bad things allowing themselves to be killed or kidnapped. There is not a single character on this show who has though, that just maybe they should not go and do that stupid arse thing. This show is frustrating, why Netflix agreed to give it more than one season is beyond belief. I would be happy to write the end of the season for you. Kill off the main 2 twat buckets and the world will live in peace because they won't be making stupid decisions to get more people killed. The end.
  • Apr 25, 2019
    already watch this season twice
  • Mar 16, 2019
    Shadowhunters Season 2 follows up a average Season 1 with a great Season 2 with amazing new storylines
  • Mar 11, 2019
    Season 2 gets a huuuge facelift compared to season 1. Everything gets better, the acting, the effects, the plot. It's like a completely different show. It almost feels like it's another chance at season 1. If this is how the series started out, I would have watched it much sooner. In fact, we should all consider season 1 as a sort of prequel. It introduces the characters and frames the world, whereas season 2 is where the story actually gets going! And Malec is amazing. Also, episode 2x18 was an emotional roller coaster, and a year and a half later i am still not okay.
  • Jan 17, 2019
    A fun action ride that proves to be a good successor to the film adaptation. The cast is talented, supported by good writers & crew... Well worth checking out!

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