Warehouse 13 (season 2)

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Warehouse 13 (season 2)
Warehouse13 S2.jpg
DVD cover art
Country of origin United States
No. of episodes 13
Broadcast
Original channel Syfy
Original run July 6, 2010 (2010-07-06) – December 7, 2010 (2010-12-07)
Home video release
DVD release
Region 1 June 28, 2011 (2011-06-28)[1]
Region 2 July 5, 2011 (2011-07-05)[2]
September 19, 2011 (2011-09-19)[3]
Region 4 July 4, 2012 (2012-07-04)[4]
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List of Warehouse 13 episodes

The second season of the American television series Warehouse 13 premiered on July 6, 2010, and concluded on December 7, 2010, on Syfy. Season two maintained the Tuesdays at 9:00 pm ET timeslot from the previous season. The season consisted of 13 episodes. The show stars Eddie McClintock, Joanne Kelly, Saul Rubinek, Genelle Williams and Allison Scagliotti.

Synopsis[edit]

Season two begins right after the events of the season finale of season one. Pete and Myka find that Artie has survived the explosion thanks to the Phoenix artifact which was slipped into his pocket by MacPherson during their struggle. Though the Phoenix saves Artie from the explosion, in exchange it causes Mrs. Frederic's driver to die and to then explode with Mrs. Frederic barely surviving by jumping out of the car before the explosion. While still under MacPherson's control, Leena locates another past Warehouse agent named H.G. Wells and reverses the bronzing process, freeing her to assist MacPherson in penetrating into the Escher Vault inside the Warehouse. Wells eventually turns on MacPherson and kills him after taking an artifact from the Vault. Mrs. Frederic realizes that Leena was the one stealing Artifacts from the Warehouse for MacPherson while under the control of the Pearl of Wisdom, and helps remove the artifact from Leena's brain. Later, when Artie starts seeing MacPherson over the Warehouse, Leena explains that the visions may indicate that he has some unfinished business with MacPherson. Meanwhile Leena keeps having waves of vertigo and it is revealed that her condition is due to residual energy from MacPherson trapped in her brain, which was removed by Mrs. Frederic and The Regents.

Later in season two H.G. Wells returns and starts helping them collect artifacts and is then reinstated as an agent which annoys Artie since he doesn't trust her. After Warehouse 2 is reactivated, Mrs. Frederic starts to have visions of Warehouse 2 that are slowly killing her and in the event of Mrs. Frederic's death, Claudia finds out that she would then take over as the new Warehouse caretaker, which upsets her. Pete, Myka, H.G. and Benedict Valda attempt to deactivate Warehouse 2 and so the other can continue onward, Valda ends up sacrificing himself. When they finally deactivate Warehouse 2 they find out that H.G. was looking for Warehouse 2 so she could get the Minoan Trident and create another ice age. Myka and Artie track H.G. down and stop her from causing another ice age and due to the preceding events, Myka realizes that she was wrong to trust H.G. and resigns as a warehouse agent, worrying that the mistake will haunt her and keep her from being an effective agent.

Cast[edit]

Main cast[edit]

Recurring cast[edit]

Guest stars[edit]

Production[edit]

On August 20, 2009, Warehouse 13 was renewed for a second season. The second season consists of 13 episodes and started airing on July 6, 2010.[5][6] Season two marked the first crossover event with fellow Syfy series Eureka. Douglas Fargo (Neil Grayston) from Eureka appeared in the August 3, 2010 episode of Warehouse 13, while Claudia Donovan (Allison Scagliotti) appeared on Eureka on August 6, 2010.[7] In December 2010 there was a standalone Christmas episode.[8][9] Each episode contains hidden references to one of the twelve signs of the Zodiac. This was promoted using an online competition "Hunt for the Zodiac Sweepstakes".[10]

Episodes[edit]

No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Directed by Written by Original air date U.S. viewers
(million)
13 1 "Time Will Tell" Stephen Surjik Jack Kenny July 6, 2010 (2010-07-06) 2.96[11]

MacPherson frees H.G. Wells (Jaime Murray) and escapes the Warehouse with the aid of Leena (using mind control). The agents track MacPherson and Wells back to the warehouse, where Wells turns on MacPherson.

Artifacts: H.G. Wells's Imperceptor Vest, H.G. Wells's Antigravity Generator, the Pearl of Wisdom.
14 2 "Mild Mannered" Constantine Makris Benjamin Raab & Deric A. Hughes July 13, 2010 (2010-07-13) 2.33[12]

After Sheldon (Sean Maher), a Detroiter, finds an artifact that seemingly grants him superpowers, he begins a vigilante crusade to stop the crime that is threatening the city and Loretta (Jewel Staite), the woman he loves. Claudia must reconcile with Leena after having been framed by MacPherson.

Artifact: Charles Atlas's Workout Trunks.
15 3 "Beyond Our Control" Constantine Makris David Simkins July 20, 2010 (2010-07-20) 2.28[13]

Mrs. Frederic calls in the Regents to have a look at Leena. Pete, Myka, and Claudia go in search of an artifact that is projecting B-movie clips into the real world.

Artifact: Philo Farnsworth's Three Dimensional Projector.
16 4 "Age Before Beauty" Tawnia McKiernan Andrew Kreisberg July 27, 2010 (2010-07-27) 2.48[14]

Pete and Myka go undercover in the fashion industry to find an artifact that is causing models to age years in a few seconds. Artie helps Claudia with her misgivings about going on a date with Todd (Nolan Gerard Funk), a guy working in the local hardware store.

Artifact: Man Ray's Camera, the legendary sword of King Arthur - Excalibur.
17 5 "13.1" Chris Fisher Ian Stokes August 3, 2010 (2010-08-03) 2.74[15]

In this crossover with Eureka, Dr. Douglas Fargo (Neil Grayston) is enlisted to upgrade the Warehouse's computer system. However, Fargo proves to be more harm than help when his "upgrade" causes the Warehouse to go into lockdown, trapping everyone inside. Pete and Myka have to locate the man who designed the security system, Hugo Miller (René Auberjonois) and bring him back to the Warehouse to save the day.

Artifact: Max Wertheimer's Zoetrope, Stone tablets from Babel
18 6 "Around the Bend" Tawnia McKiernan Bob Goodman August 10, 2010 (2010-08-10) 2.79[16]

Pete has a secret assignment, and runs into former flame Kate Logan (Tia Carrere), which may result in him betraying the team. Is Regent Benedict Valda (Mark Sheppard) threatening the Warehouse?

Artifacts: Telegraph Island's Telegraph, General Laverlong's Elephant Walking Stick.
19 7 "For the Team" Tawnia McKiernan Drew Z. Greenberg August 17, 2010 (2010-08-17) 2.34[17]

Claudia has just been given her first assignment as a WAREHOUSE apprentice, but it involves a real human torch and Claudia's first encounter with H.G. Wells. Could it be too much for her to handle? Not to mention an appearance by Dr. Vanessa Calder (Lindsay Wagner), an old love of Artie's.

Artifact: Godfrid Haraldsson's Spoon.
20 8 "Merge with Caution" Anton Cropper Nell Scovell August 24, 2010 (2010-08-24) 2.36[18]

Pete and Myka's attempt to have a normal weekend is ruined when they are affected by an artifact that causes them to switch bodies. Elsewhere, Claudia and Artie have a mission of their own (guest star: Laura Harris).

Artifact: Robert Louis Stevenson's Bookends, Mata Hari's Stockings.
21 9 "Vendetta" Matt Earl Beesley Michael P. Fox August 31, 2010 (2010-08-31) 2.40[19]

Artie, Pete and Myka travel to Russia to track down a man who they believe is after Artie's relatives. Claudia discovers Todd is in the witness protection program. H.G. Wells is reinstated as a warehouse agent. This is the introduction of Adwan Kosan (the head regent) played by Faran Tahir.

Artifacts: Tomás de Torquemada's Chain, Driftwood from the Titanic, Charles II's Croquet Balls.
22 10 "Where and When" Stephen Cragg Drew Z. Greenberg & Andrew Kreisberg September 7, 2010 (2010-09-07) 2.49[20]

Pete and Myka, with the assistance of H.G. Wells, use her time machine to travel back to 1961 to solve a case.

Artifact: Cinderella's Knife.
23 11 "Buried" (Part 1) Stephen Surjik Robyn Adams & Mike Johnson September 14, 2010 (2010-09-14) 2.38[21]

When the lost Warehouse 2 in Egypt is reactivated, causing Mrs. Frederic to become ill, Pete, Myka and H.G. meet Valda in Egypt and travel to the Warehouse 2 in an attempt to shut it down and save her.

Artifacts: Spirit-Force of Warehouse 2, Ankh Charm, Neural Assessor, Descending Ceiling Trap, Flaming Pendulum Trap, Medusa-Saltas Trap, Constellation Lock, Mental Transfer Band, Stun Gun
24 12 "Reset" (Part 2) Constantine Makris Jack Kenny & Nell Scovell September 21, 2010 (2010-09-21) 2.40[22]

Wells' attack in Egypt has set into motion the plan she has been secretly orchestrating for more than one hundred years. When it becomes clear that Wells has her hands on the original weapon of mass destruction, Artie, Claudia and Mrs. Frederic race against the clock to stop her deadly endgame.

Artifacts: Carpet, 10 Original Books of Plato, Rod of Asclepius, The Minoan Trident, the Wings of Daedalus, Pitch Lake's Primordial Tar, Lizzie Borden's Compact, The Corsican Brothers' Vest.
25 13 "Secret Santa" Jack Kenny Bob Goodman December 7, 2010 (2010-12-07) 2.01[23]

While Pete and Myka go to Los Angeles to investigate a timely Christmas related artifact, Claudia searches for the perfect gift for Artie.

Artifact: Christmas Truce Tree Ornament.

DVD release[edit]

Warehouse 13: Season Two
Set details:
  • 12 episodes
    • Region 1 & 4 – 3-disc DVD set
    • Region 2 - 4-disc DVD set

Features

  • Anamorphic Widescreen (1.78:1)
  • Dolby Digital 5.1 English audio
  • Subtitles English
Bonus features:
  • Three audio commentaries
    • "Time Will Tell" Commentary
    • "Merge With Caution" Commentary
    • "Reset" Commentary
  • Featurettes
    • A Thrilleromedy
    • A Stitch in Time
    • Designing the Warehouse
  • "Crossing Over" Eureka cross over episode
  • Video Blogs
  • Photo Gallery
  • Deleted scenes
  • Gag reel
Release dates: Region 1 Region 2 Region 4
June 28, 2011 September 19, 2011 TBA

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.tvshowsondvd.com/news/Warehouse-13-Season-2/15110
  2. ^ "Warehouse 13 Season 2 (DVD)". Amazon.fr. Retrieved September 15, 2011. 
  3. ^ http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B004G5Z09Q
  4. ^ http://www.ezydvd.com.au/DVD/warehouse-13-series-2/dp/6115638
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  7. ^ "Eureka and Warehouse 13 Team Up for First Ever Crossover Episodes". The Futon Critic. Retrieved June 11, 2010. 
  8. ^ "'Warehouse 13' boss Jack Kenny reveals secrets of Season 2". Chicago Now. Retrieved July 4, 2010. 
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  10. ^ Hunt for the Zodiac Sweepstakes
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  15. ^ Seidman, Robert (August 4, 2010). "Tuesday Cable: Warehouse 13, Pretty Little Liars, Memphis Beat, Teen Mom & More". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved August 6, 2010. 
  16. ^ Seidman, Robert (August 11, 2010). "Tuesday Cable: 'Pretty Little Liars' Goes Over 3 Million in Finale + Covert Affairs, Warehouse 13, Teen Mom & More". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved August 11, 2010. 
  17. ^ Seidman, Robert (August 18, 2010). "More Tuesday Cable: 'Warehouse 13' Drops, 'Teen Mom,' & 'Hawthorne Get Bigger & More". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved August 19, 2010. 
  18. ^ Seidman, Robert (August 25, 2010). "More Tuesday Cable Ratings: 'Warehouse 13' Stabilizes, 'Melissa & Joey' Holds Most of Premiere #s & Much More". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved August 27, 2010. 
  19. ^ Seidman, Robert (September 1, 2010). "Tuesday Cable Ratings: White Collar, Warehouse 13 Steady, Covert Affairs Slips & Much More". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved September 7, 2010. 
  20. ^ Seidman, Robert (September 9, 2010). "More Tuesday Cable Ratings: Teen Mom Tops Night + Warehouse 13 & More". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved September 9, 2010. 
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