The Walking Dead - Season 2, Episode 2 - Rotten Tomatoes


Critic Consensus: "Bloodletting" introduces several new characters that fans of the comic books will happily recognize, but doesn't feature much of the gore that the title would indicate.

Episode Info

Rick possibly stumbles upon another safe spot while attempting to come to the aid of someone in danger. Meanwhile, Shane heads off on a mission for much-needed medical supplies.


Andrew Lincoln
as Rick Grimes
Steven Yeun
as Glenn, Glenn Rhee
Chandler Riggs
as Carl Grimes
Norman Reedus
as Daryl Dixon
Melissa McBride
as Carol, Carol Peletier
Lauren Cohan
as Maggie Greene
Emily Kinney
as Beth Greene
Jane McNeill
as Patricia
Scott Wilson
as Hershel Greene
Danai Gurira
as Michonne
Larry Gilliard Jr.
as Bob Stookey
Michael Cudlitz
as Abraham Ford
Alanna Masterson
as Tara Chambler
Christian Serratos
as Rosita Espinosa
Josh McDermitt
as Eugene Porter
Seth Gilliam
as Gabriel Stokes
Lennie James
as Morgan Jones
Alexandra Breckenridge
as Jessie Anderson
Austin Nichols
as Spencer Monroe
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Critic reviews for Bloodletting

It was particularly disheartening to see The Walking Dead get Lost so quickly in its sophomore season.

July 28, 2015 | Full Review…

"Bloodletting" functions as one of those post-premiere episodes that play out the consequences set forth by the previous one.

July 22, 2015 | Full Review…

It's time for Rick, Shane, and Lori to stop sucking up all the oxygen in the story.

June 8, 2018 | Full Review…

A freak hunting accident, a self-destructing CDC, a jagged piece of a mangled car door-it's not just zombies bringing death in the apocalypse. Everybody's got it bad, but they've still got each other.

July 29, 2015 | Rating: 8.3/10 | Full Review…

This season I don't even know where they're going, honestly. And when I write that sentence, sadly I'm not sure if I mean to direct that more at the characters or the showrunners.

July 24, 2015 | Full Review…

Wow. This series' next twist or turn is anyone's guess. And that's part of the beauty of it.

July 22, 2015 | Full Review…

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