The Musketeers: Season 2 (2015)

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Air date: Jan 17, 2015

Season 2 begins with the Musketeers being sent to retrieve the Comte de Rochefort, the Cardinal's man in Madrid who escaped from a Spanish prison. Later, they learn the chief author of France's military strategy against Spain has been captured.

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Air date: Jan 24, 2015

King Louis demands to experience the life of his carefree subjects, but his night of fun quickly comes to an end when he and d'Artagnan are mistaken for commoners and kidnapped by the notorious criminal Lemaitre who intends to sell them to Spain as slaves.

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Air date: Jan 31, 2015

A Spanish general offers to hand over the formula of a unique and deadly gunpowder in exchange for help rescuing his kidnapped daughter. Meanwhile, the dauphin becomes gravely ill and Constance risks everything to save him.

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Air date: Feb 7, 2015

The Musketeers investigate Emilie of Duras, a woman who claims to have visions from God that instruct her to lead her thousands of followers into war with Spain.

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Air date: Feb 14, 2015

The Musketeers try to rescue Athos when he is kidnapped and taken back to his estate of Pinon.

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Air date: Feb 21, 2015

A renowned astronomer gathers the royal household to his observatory in a transformed old fort to watch a solar eclipse.

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Air date: Feb 28, 2015

The king's cousin is ambushed, while under Musketeer escort, when she travels to Sweden to take part in a politically motivated marriage that will be advantageous to France.

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Air date: Mar 7, 2015

Porthos learns the truth about his parents and demands answers from his newly discovered father, but the information he receives makes him question his place in the Musketeers regiment.

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Air date: Mar 14, 2015

The Queen is accused of treason, so the Musketeers take her to a safe place while they try to prove that Rochefort is a Spanish spy.

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Air date: Mar 21, 2015

Season 2 ends with the Musketeers trying to save France from Rochefort's treacherous plan. Meanwhile, Porthos attempts to lure the Spanish spy master to Paris to prove Rochefort's betrayal to the king; and Athos and d'Artagnan seek to rescue Constance from certain death.

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Tv Season Info

The musketeers return in the darker and more romantic second series of the show. Fast forward 10 months and after the off-screen demise of Cardinal Richelieu, they find a new threat to king and country in Comte de Rochefort.

Cast & Crew

Luke Pasqualino
d'Artagnan
Tom Burke
Athos
Marc Warren
Comte De Rochefort

Critic Reviews for The Musketeers Season 2

All Critics (5) | Top Critics (2)

When the BBC gets around to marketing the series abroad, may I suggest the alternative title of Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Muskets?

Mar 11, 2015 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

There's all the usual swashbuckling adventure that you'd expect from The Musketeers.

Jan 4, 2015 | Full Review…

It's never going to win any prizes for the complexity and originality of its storytelling, but as a good, old-fashioned action/adventure series it remains stylish and great fun.

Nov 20, 2019 | Full Review…

Overall, was it the greatest return of a show? Not quite. However it was certainly watchable and enjoyable enough. I don't want to damn The Musketeers with faint praise, but it is a show that you could quite happily classify as mostly harmless.

Oct 17, 2018 | Full Review…

This year, for all its charms, The Musketeers hasn't always been afforded the treatment it deserves - and that's a real shame, because you'll find few drama series as polished and consistently entertaining as this.

Oct 17, 2018 | Full Review…

Our fearsome foursome took center stage immediately, throwing punches and jokes at every turn.

Oct 17, 2018 | Rating: 4.5/5 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for The Musketeers: Season 2

  • Dec 27, 2018
    Season two jumped the shark by the second episode. The new villian is a cardboard cutout compared to the Cardinal, think 1 dimensional evil. The Queen changes personality completely in the second season, also becoming harder and darker. The King proves to be the biggest disappointment, changing from a child-like ruler to a cold-hearted monster in the space of 45 minutes. Completely ridiculous and terrible writing.
  • Jul 19, 2017
    Awesome second season for an awesome show.
  • Jun 22, 2016
    Pleasantly surprised at how much stronger the second season is. It helps that the new villain is so despicable and wants to destroy France as opposed to the cardinal who didn't go to such extremes. Most of the episodes had an interesting plot while still keeping the main thread going too. A thoroughly enjoyable swashbuckling romp with some strong female characters to boot.
  • Apr 25, 2015
    This is such a great and fresh show. Season 2 is really setting up the season for the long haul. We now really know our core characters and with war on the horizon, we're ready for series 3. This show is packed with adventure and drama. The BBC has done it again!
  • Mar 22, 2015
    Swashbuckling fun with a simple formula of villainous villans and heroic heros.
  • Mar 14, 2015
    Kinda missing Peter Capaldi, but this is just a fun adventurous show!
  • Mar 05, 2015
    Season 1 was predictable and dull. Season 2 is still fairly predictable but it makes for hellishly good viewing. Definitely recommend .
  • Feb 17, 2015
    Great swashbuckling series, good old fashioned entertainment, and the costumes are to die for !!

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