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Being Human: Season 2 [Blu-ray] (2011)

Sam Huntington , Sam Witwer , n , a  |  NR |  Blu-ray
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (221 customer reviews)

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  • Actors: Sam Huntington, Sam Witwer
  • Directors: n, a
  • Format: Multiple Formats, Blu-ray, DTS Surround Sound, NTSC, Subtitled, Widescreen
  • Language: English
  • Region: Region A/1 (Read more about DVD/Blu-ray formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.77:1
  • Number of discs: 4
  • Rated: NR (Not Rated)
  • Studio: Entertainment One
  • DVD Release Date: January 1, 2013
  • Run Time: 572 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (221 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B009T3AGVC
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #75,336 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)

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While some young, attractive supernatural entities lead the most interesting lives, the day-to-day just isn't getting easier for the three monsters-in-twentysomethings' clothes of Being Human, as this second-season set clearly illustrates. If the first season offered an undead version of how young people make their first steps toward adulthood, the sophomore season presents a similar take on the consequences of rash decisions and difficult circumstances. Vampire Aidan (Sam Witwer), having assumed control of Boston's bloodsucking population by eliminating his rival, must contend with not only a powerful vampire queen named Mother (Deena Aziz) but also her daughter, Suren (Dichen Lachman), who enlists Aidan in her power grab for the throne. Meanwhile, werewolf Josh (Sam Huntington) struggles to take responsibility for inflicting his curse on girlfriend Nora (Kristen Hager), which requires a particularly terminal solution. The ghostly Sally (Meaghan Rath) is once again relegated to a second-string storyline, despite the major revelation regarding her demise at the end of the previous season; her path to resolving that situation takes a roundabout route as Sally learns to inhabit the bodies of living people while also finding her way in a community of spirits lurking at the hospital where Aidan and Josh work. The story arcs laid out for each character grow more compelling with each episode and help to keep the program out of the sudsy, heavy-handed territory that on occasion threatens to overtake the show's unique premise, as do occasional touches of humor, most notably in Sally's storyline. Whether Being Human can maintain this balancing act between horror tropes and the requirements of episodic drama in subsequent seasons remains to be seen, but its second season certainly indicates that the show's creators have the means of making it work. The four-disc Blu-ray set includes an hour-plus making-of featurette that echoes the one found on the first-season set in regard to cast and crew interviews, though fewer glimpses behind the scenes are offered; the show's panel at the 2012 Comic-Con and a brief talk with executive producers Anna Fricke and coproducer Jeremy Carver are mostly for diehard fans. --Paul Gaita

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Leading everyday lives is harder than it looks for three twenty-something supernatural roommates vampire Aidan (Sam Witwer),ghost Sally (Meaghan Rath) and werewolf Josh(Sam Huntington). Together, they share the creature comforts of a Boston brownstone while struggling to resist the temptations of their true natures and keep their secrets hidden from the outside world. Bonus Features: Season 2 Making-of Featurette, Behind-the-Scenes Interview, Being Human at San Diego Comic-Con 2012.

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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars ADDICTED TO THIS SHOW! July 9, 2012
By CJRH12
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I am definitely a fan of this show! I can't wait for season 3 to come out on TV. The synopsis of the show might seems a little far fetched or something of disinterest, but trust me...it's so much more than the description. The characters develop more in each episode and truly connect with their "human" and non-human existence.

LOVE IT!
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Wonderfully entertaining & enlightening! December 31, 2012
By Pebbles
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I really enjoyed season 2. We got to know the characters & a little about their back stories in season 1. Season 2 gives an even deeper look into their past & how it shapes their present & future. I enjoy all the main characters. This show gives us all a closer look into what it truly takes to be a human being in this world. It shows us it is no easy job no matter who or what we are & each of us have to deal with our own issues, but we are all looking for someone to understand. Great show!!
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8 of 10 people found the following review helpful
Format:DVD
Having watched every season of the British hit "Being Human," I was a bit wary of SyFy's American reinterpretation. While I'm sure that I will anger the many avid fans of the original show, I didn't fully appreciate its charms until it progressed into later seasons and got darker and more complex. In Season One of the American version, I had a similar reaction. Once again, I found myself thinking that this was a good show with the potential to grow into something far richer and more rewarding. The British version started as an enjoyment and turned into great television and I thought that the U.S. version had the same opportunity. And in Season Two's thirteen new episodes, I really enjoyed the deepening seriousness of the story's plot threads.

For those new to the concept of "Being Human," it is perhaps one of the most unique and (let's admit it) most ridiculous ones on TV. In its outrageousness, however, it is completely irresistible! What if a ghost, a werewolf, and a vampire shared living quarters as best mates? You think the trials of tribulations of being young and attractive in the big city makes for great drama, try adding this supernatural component for a bit of fun. But where there was much humor and lightness in introductory episodes, Season Two is looking a whole lot bleaker.

Sam Witwer, as the vampire, must deal with the repercussions of last season's dramatic decisions. He is embroiled with a former flame, clan politics, and a new penchant for blood-letting. You get a lot more back story, a lot more depth, and Witwer has an intensity perfectly suited to the role of a tortured blood sucker. Sam Huntington (our resident werewolf), who spent much of Season One as comic relief, also has richer material to sink his teeth into.
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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Better with age. November 17, 2012
Format:DVD
This season shows the trio dealing with the repercussions from last season. Sally's missed her door and finds she is growing stronger, Josh's girlfriend Nora has been (unknowingly) scratched by him and inherits his curse, and Aidan is leader of the Boston clan after killing Bishop. The cast seem to have gotten more comfortable and give more great performances, and the guest actors manage to hold their own too. The first season was based off the original series from the UK version of Being Human, but this season has little in common with the second series.

Anyway, this show continues to grip your attention with its complex characters and dramatic stories. If you enjoyed the first season then I have little doubt you'll enjoy this one even more.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars awesome series July 25, 2012
By joan f
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i do really love this show however i hope from all the bbc people who are knocking our show down compared to theres, i wish they would be quiet and not say things about our american version and not to try and spoil our episodes as they are in season 4 i believe and we just ended season2
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Awesome show! April 22, 2012
I love this show, It is very entertaining and original!I am always glued to the computer, that's why I purchased on amazon and couldn't wait for it to come out on netflix.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars great May 28, 2012
By ucistu
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1 of my series I must always watch! Haven't seen the UK version so I might give it a whirl since I heard its awesome.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Fabulous series May 20, 2012
By bluzkat
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This is as good as the UK version. Similar in some way, with different story lines. I am looking forward to season 2.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
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Published 3 days ago by JHaggerty
4.0 out of 5 stars Season 2 - Being human, sensational...
Great action pack and emotionally connecting season. It was really nice yo get the history on Josh's relationship with his ex-fiance cleared up and the same with Aiden. Read more
Published 6 days ago by RagTag123
5.0 out of 5 stars ... can I say about Being Human except its a great ride. Sorry to see...
What can I say about Being Human except its a great ride. Sorry to see it end. But its nice to collect the dvds now. Next I will purchase season 3.
Published 8 days ago by Deborah Lee
5.0 out of 5 stars My guilty pleasure
I'm not normally a fan of syfy but I'm addicted to this show.
Published 11 days ago by Yvonne Norgrove
5.0 out of 5 stars This show is great. It has just humor
This show is great. It has just humor, serious moments as well as the tear-jerker moments. I am sad there is only 4 seasons
Published 17 days ago by angelkurate
5.0 out of 5 stars Season 2 is so much better!
I liked Season 1, but I loved Season 2. The writers finally figured out ways in which to have Sally (the Ghost) have meaningful storylines the same way Josh (the werewolf) and... Read more
Published 17 days ago by Anne E. Dietz
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Much better than I expected
Published 18 days ago by Donna L. Dennis-Hill
5.0 out of 5 stars bloody and addictive
Can get pretty bloody but addictive. Am now watching season 3. Each season seems totally weirder than the one previous.
Published 19 days ago by Dianne Jobson
5.0 out of 5 stars Can't stop watching!
Attention grabbing from the start a true test of paranormal friendship. Action filled, fast moving series. Careful not to miss an episode.
Published 20 days ago by Jean M. Black
4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars
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