Sherlock - Season 2, Episode 1 - Rotten Tomatoes

A Scandal in Belgravia



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Episode Info

Season 2 begins with Sherlock's brother asking him to retrieve scandalous photos of a British royal from a dominatrix. But the seemingly simple case soon involves international terrorism, CIA agents and a matter Holmes is quite unfamiliar with: love.


Benedict Cumberbatch
as Sherlock Holmes
Martin Freeman
as Dr. John Watson
Rupert Graves
as Detective Inspector Lestrade
Andrew Scott
as Jim Moriarty
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Critic reviews for A Scandal in Belgravia

This was a lesson in how to adapt a Victorian writer with an understanding of what it is that makes their creation so compelling.

February 17, 2017 | Rating: 4.5/5 | Full Review…

Sherlock has begun putting its fringe characters to much better use, something that practically no incarnation of the stories has bothered to do.

January 14, 2019 | Full Review…

It's an excellent episode scuppered by some muddled sexual politics and a somewhat duff conclusion.

February 17, 2017 | Rating: 8/10 | Full Review…

I'm sure there are dozens of references I missed, but that too doesn't matter. What does matter is that it fizzes down like a glass of New Year bubbly, full of wit and sparkle.

February 17, 2017 | Full Review…

In essence, the show plays with itself for a couple minutes before it resumes the business of telling a story.

February 13, 2017 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…
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