The Sopranos: Season 2 (2000)

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Critic Consensus: The Sopranos' strong cast and solid writing add depth to the show's occasionally unlikable characters and their repellent deeds, making for thought-provoking, consistently compelling viewing.

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Episodes

1
Air date: Jan 16, 2000
2
Air date: Jan 23, 2000
3
Air date: Jan 30, 2000
4
Air date: Feb 6, 2000
5
Air date: Feb 13, 2000
6
Air date: Feb 20, 2000
7
Air date: Feb 27, 2000
8
Air date: Mar 5, 2000
9
Air date: Mar 12, 2000
10
Air date: Mar 19, 2000
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Series two of The Sopranos starts with Richie Aprile being released from prison, soon to be revealed as uncontrollable. A witness going to the FBI and identifiying Tony regarding an assassination, after which Tony attempts to reveal who the informant is. Murder and betrayl once again in this crime drama series.

Cast

James Gandolfini
as Anthony Soprano
Lorraine Bracco
as Dr. Jennifer Melfi
Edie Falco
as Carmela Soprano
Michael Imperioli
as Christopher Moltisanti
Nancy Marchand
as Livia Soprano
Jamie-Lynn Sigler
as Meadow Soprano
Dominic Chianese
as Corrado `Uncle Junior' Soprano
Robert Iler
as Anthony Soprano Jr.
Steven Van Zandt
as Silvio Dante
Tony Sirico
as Paulie `Walnuts' Gualtieri
Vincent Pastore
as Salvatore `Big Pussy' Bonpensiero
Drea de Matteo
as Adriana La Cerva
Aida Turturro
as Janice Soprano
Steve Schirripa
as Bobby `Bacala' Baccalieri
Vincent Curatola
as Johnny `Johnny Sack' Sacramoni
David Proval
as Richie Aprile
Lillo Brancato
as Matt Bevilaqua
Chris Tardio
as Sean Gismonte
Peter Bogdanovich
as Dr. Elliot Kupferberg
Louis Lombardi
as Skip Lipari
Jerry Adler
as Herman `Hesh' Rabkin
Robert Patrick
as David Scatino
Marisa Redanty
as Mrs. Scatino
Lillo Brancato Jr.
as Matt Bevilaqua
Nicole Burdette
as Barbara Giglione
David Margulies
as Neil Mink
John Fiore
as Gigi Cestone
Sharon Angela
as Rosalie Aprile
Joe Penny
as Vic Musto
Bill Cobbs
as Reverend James Sr.
Barbara Andres
as Aunt Quintina
Maureen Van Zandt
as Gabriella Dante
Saundra Santiago
as Jeanne Cusamano
Sofia Milos
as Annalisa
Matthew Sussman
as Dr. Schreck
Kathrine Narducci
as Charmaine Bucco
Gregory Alan Williams
as Reverend James Jr.
Paul Herman
as Beansie Gaeta
Vittorio Duse
as Zi Vittorio
Joseph R. Gannascoli
as Vito Spatafore
Richard Portnow
as Attorney Melvoin
Michele DeCesare
as Hunter Scangarelo
Toni Kalem
as Angie Bonpensiero
Dan Grimaldi
as Philly Parisi
John Hensley
as Eric Scatino
Donna Smythe
as Gia Gaeta
Mike Memphis
as Jimmy Bones
George Loros
as Raymond Curto
Robert Desiderio
as Jack Massarone
Sam Gray
as Judge Greenspan
Joe Pacheo
as Policeman
Ciro Maggio
as Raffaelle
Craig Wojcik
as Pizza Kid
Gano Grills
as Antonio
Elizabeth Flax
as Therapist
Ed Crasnick
as Comedian
Ed Vassallo
as Tom Giglione
Linda Mann
as Joint Copper
Sasha Nesterov
as Russian man
Alida Tarallo
as Prostitute
Nancy Cassaro
as Joanne Moltisanti
Nancy Ellen Cassaro
as Joanne Moltisanti
Getchie Argetsinger
as Yoga Instructor
Elena Antonenko
as Russian woman
Danton Stone
as Mr. Sontag
Scott Lucy
as Acting student
Scottie Epstein
as Quickie G
Melissa Weil
as Mrs. Sontag
Antonette Schwartzberg
as Beansie's mother
Deirdre Sullivan
as Hospital patient
Tony Kalem
as Angie Bonpensiero
Seth Barrish
as Dr. Freed
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Critic Reviews for The Sopranos Season 2

All Critics (14) | Top Critics (12)

Most of all, The Sopranos remains a showcase for ferociously distinctive writing, inventive direction and brilliant portrayals of surprisingly, even disturbingly, sympathetic multilayered characters.

Jan 30, 2018 | Rating: 4/4 | Full Review…

The Sopranos is a show for viewers who want an alternative to TV dramas that too often ask us to accept oversimplification and feel-good-ism.

Jul 8, 2014 | Full Review…

The Sopranos remains a showcase for ferociously distinctive writing, inventive direction and brilliant portrayals of surprisingly, even disturbingly, sympathetic multilayered characters by a perfectly cast group of actors who hold back nothing.

Jul 8, 2014 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

It isn't clear why the series generates such effusive praise. The greatest TV show? No way. Tony's too despicable.

Jul 8, 2014 | Full Review…

The second season of The Sopranos begins on a less frothy, slightly more bitter note than the first, but the terrific midlife-crisis mob show continues to generate a buzz.

Jul 8, 2014 | Full Review…

Plenty of sex, violence, domestic melodrama and comic irony; a portrait of a suburban landscape that does for northern New Jersey what film noir did for Los Angeles.

Apr 19, 2018 | Full Review…

Bottom Line: Still TV's top "family" drama

Jul 8, 2014 | Full Review…

As The Sopranos heads into season No. 2, writing remains crisp, photography is sharp and interesting, new characters lend intriguing plot twists and James Gandolfini continues to expertly play the most compelling character on series television.

Aug 18, 2014 | Full Review…
Top Critic

I was pleased to see that the first two episodes were better than I had remembered.

Jul 15, 2014 | Rating: A | Full Review…

It keeps pulling you back in - back in on yourself, appealing to your basest instincts, to your fundamental urge to hear a bloody story well told.

Jul 8, 2014 | Rating: A | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for The Sopranos: Season 2

½

ChrisB

Super Reviewer

½

Though not as solid as the first season, thanks to some aimless plot lines and some repetition, season 2 is still incredible on its writing and for leaving us constantly confused on who we're supposed to root for. We're never sure if we should applaud any of these guys for what they do, but their humanity keeps us engaged right until the end.

Francisco G

Super Reviewer

EdK

Super Reviewer

Season 2 continued the good streak season 1 has set up and continued to be more thought provoking.

SylvesterK

Super Reviewer

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