Justified : Season 2

  • Network:
  • Series Premiere Date: Mar 16, 2010
Season #: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
Justified Image
Metascore
91

Universal acclaim - based on 12 Critics What's this?

User Score
9.2

Universal acclaim- based on 313 Ratings

Your Score
0 out of 10
Rate this:
  • 10
  • 9
  • 8
  • 7
  • 6
  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1
  • 0
  • 0
  • Starring: , ,
  • Summary: The second season concludes the last season's finale before jumping a little forward in time to find more trouble brewing for US Marshal Raylan Givens (Timothy Olyphant).
  • Genre(s): Drama, Action & Adventure

Trailer

Please enter your birth date to watch this video:
You are not allowed to view this material at this time.
Autoplay On Off

Where To Watch

Stream On
Stream On
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 12 out of 12
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 12
  3. Negative: 0 out of 12
  1. Reviewed by: Matt Roush
    Feb 9, 2011
    100
    Buoyed by the effortless charisma of Timothy Olyphant's star turn as the laconic but lethal Deputy U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens, this series is a twisted triumph.
  2. Reviewed by: David Wiegand
    Feb 8, 2011
    100
    The ensemble cast is terrific and the direction lean and perfectly pitched at every turn.
  3. Reviewed by: Robert Bianco
    Feb 9, 2011
    100
    Like the show itself, Margo Martindale's performance is smart, chilling, amusing, convincing and unfailingly entertaining. And like the show, you really don't want to miss it.
  4. Reviewed by: Brian Lowry
    Feb 7, 2011
    90
    In short, coming off the first season's solid ratings, Justified pretty much looks like a home run for FX, which has been getting by lately on singles and doubles.
  5. Reviewed by: Matthew Gilbert
    Feb 9, 2011
    90
    Based on the first three episodes, I'm thinking season 2 is going to be even better and certainly more consistent.
  6. Reviewed by: Alan Sepinwall
    Feb 9, 2011
    90
    Darn it if Justified showrunner Graham Yost and company haven't found a way to equal--if not top--that bunch [of opponents], while at the same time building on the lessons they learned in the first season.
  7. Reviewed by: Rob Owen
    Feb 7, 2011
    80
    The season premiere is a little clunky as it cleans up the mess left after the show's first-season finale--the sooner the show moves beyond that, the better.

See all 12 Critic Reviews

Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 26 out of 26
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 26
  3. Negative: 0 out of 26
  1. May 6, 2011
    10
    This show is the best. If you have not watched it yet you should. Timothy Olyphant has been compared to the young Clint Eastwood. I wouldThis show is the best. If you have not watched it yet you should. Timothy Olyphant has been compared to the young Clint Eastwood. I would agree, with the added comment that Timothy Olyphant is a really good actor. Justified is far superior to The Shield in my opinion and I am so happy that it will have a third season. The combination of humor, tension and character development is just unequalled on TV.
    The decision to keep Walton Goggins in the neither totally good nor totally bad character of Boyd Crowder was genious. The writing is solid with Olyphant pulling off some of the funniest lines outside a comedy format and each season's story is completed within the 13 episodes with usually just one little thread left to continue into the next season. Love it.
    Expand
  2. Apr 5, 2012
    10
    cant get much better thancant get much better than this.................................................................................................................................................................................................................. Expand
  3. Feb 13, 2011
    10
    Solid premier. More sure handed than last very good season. This season should prove outstanding. Lead character more comfortable andSolid premier. More sure handed than last very good season. This season should prove outstanding. Lead character more comfortable and confident in role. Killer grin still there but more understated acting with greater effect. Expand
  4. Apr 23, 2011
    10
    I have loved Justified from the very first episode, and this season is no different. Im very pleased to see that it has been picked up for aI have loved Justified from the very first episode, and this season is no different. Im very pleased to see that it has been picked up for a second season and I hope for a third. Everyone should give this show a shot. Expand
  5. Oct 20, 2011
    9
    One of the awesomest and Amazing show i have ever seen . Timothy is one of the best actor i really appreciate . He made this character so muchOne of the awesomest and Amazing show i have ever seen . Timothy is one of the best actor i really appreciate . He made this character so much attached to him the im sure none can do better then him . all the other cast is really awesome specially Walton is amazing . All the stories is so well written and well directed . Justified is one of the few shows that one will remind forever . Expand
  6. Jul 31, 2011
    9
    How it has kept all the charm from the past series and has furthered the characters life's in dramatic ways while keeping you on the edge ofHow it has kept all the charm from the past series and has furthered the characters life's in dramatic ways while keeping you on the edge of your seat is amazing! Sure it has got along way to go to become a perfect show but that comes with time, I am just glad to see the actors get some Emmy recognition and am fully hoping they win. Expand
  7. Feb 21, 2013
    8
    The second half of the season was great. The members of the Bennett clan were all portrayed very well. Raylan and Boyd also developed asThe second half of the season was great. The members of the Bennett clan were all portrayed very well. Raylan and Boyd also developed as characters. Ava annoyed the hell out of me. This season was a lot better than the previous one. The ending was very well done. Collapse

See all 26 User Reviews

Trailers

Related Articles

  1. Episode Review: Justified Series Finale

    Episode Review: Justified Series Finale Image
    Published: April 15, 2015
    What did critics think of last night's series finale of Justified? Find out inside, and give us your take.
  2. Ranked: The Best & Worst TV Shows Based on Books

    Ranked: The Best & Worst TV Shows Based on Books Image
    Published: August 13, 2014
    The trend of adapting the written word to the small screen has been accelerating in recent years, and especially this summer, when nine such shows will launch. We look back at the best and worst TV adaptations of books from the past 30 years.
  3. Episode Review: Justified Season 4 Finale

    Episode Review: Justified Season 4 Finale Image
    Published: April 3, 2013
    Critics are raving about last night's finale of Justified. Find out what they liked about the show, and give us your take on the episode and the season as a whole.
  4. 2009-10 TV Scorecard: The Best and Worst Shows and Networks

    2009-10 TV Scorecard: The Best and Worst Shows and Networks Image
    Published: May 3, 2010
    "Modern Family" is among the 2009-10 season's best new TV shows. Find out which other shows made the cut, and which ones were the biggest failures.
  5. Midseason TV Preview: A Look at New and Returning Shows

    Midseason TV Preview: A Look at New and Returning Shows Image
    Published: January 5, 2010
    Read about the biggest and best new series debuting in the coming months, find out when your favorite programs are returning, and watch trailers for over two dozen shows.