Critic Consensus: Penny Dreadful's second season maintains the show's intense, bloody drama, utilizing a vast array of fascinating characters and locales to tell a unique story.
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as Ethan Chandler
as Sir Malcolm Murray
as Brona Croft
as Victor Frankenstein
as Madame Kali
as Dorian Gray
as The Creature
as Ferdinand Lyle
as Inspector Rusk
as The Cut-Wife
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This dark, complex drama about good, evil and the supernatural in late 19th-century London won't easily welcome newcomers at this point, but it should nicely satisfy those who hopped onto the ride last year.
Poole is an intriguing evil, at the very least because she makes Logan's series into the rare female-led series not reliant on romance.
Penny Dreadful's ambition doesn't come from its ingenuity, but from its attempts to ground the most ridiculous gothic stories with grounded emotional resonance.
When connected with it, the viewer finds a divertimento that catches and in which it is very complicated to get bored. [Full Review in Spanish]
These witches were definitely scarier than other versions we've seen lately. I'm not a fan of witches in general, but I think Penny Dreadful's take is really going to work for me.
Audience Reviews for Penny Dreadful: Season 2
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