The BEST episodes of Sherlock season 2

Every episode of Sherlock season 2, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Sherlock season 2!

Sherlock Holmes and his partner Dr. John Watson solve crimes in 21st century London.

Last Updated: 5/21/2023Network:BBC One
The Reichenbach Fall
10452 votes

#1 - The Reichenbach Fall

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 1/15/2012

James Moriarty possesses the greatest criminal mind that the world has ever seen. Sherlock and John knew he wouldn't stay hidden for long, but even they never guessed the sheer scale and audacity of the crime that would propel Moriarty back into the headlines. Sherlock must fight for his reputation, his sanity and his life. But is he all he claims to be?

Directors: Toby Haynes
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A Scandal in Belgravia
11461 votes

#2 - A Scandal in Belgravia

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/1/2012

A case of blackmail threatens to topple the monarchy itself, but soon Sherlock and John discover there is even more to it than that. They find themselves battling international terrorism, rogue CIA agents and a secret conspiracy involving the British government. But this case will cast a longer shadow on their lives than they could ever imagine, as the great detective begins a long duel of wits with an antagonist as cold and ruthless and brilliant as himself: Irene Adler.

Directors: Paul McGuigan
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The Hounds of Baskerville
9920 votes

#3 - The Hounds of Baskerville

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/8/2012

Something terrible has happened to Henry Knight — Sherlock and John investigate the truth about the monstrous creature which apparently killed their client's father. A hound from hell? What seems like fantasy in Baker Street is a very different prospect in the ultra-secret army base that looms over Dartmoor.

Directors: Paul McGuigan
Writer: Mark Gatiss
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