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The second season of Dickinson consisted of 10 episodes. It debuted with “Before I Got My Eye Put Out” on January 8, 2021 on Apple TV+, and concluded with “You Cannot Put A Fire Out” on February 26, 2021.


Dickinson is pulled out of her private literary life and thrust into the public eye, while struggling with the sense that the pursuit of fame might be a dangerous game for her to play.




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Image Episode Information
Dickinson Photo 020102.jpg      "Before I got my eye put out"
Dickinson Photo 020206.jpg      "Fame is a fickle food"
S2e3.png      "The only Ghost I ever saw"
S2e4.png      "The Daisy follows soft the Sun"
  • Airdate: January 15, 2021
  • Episode / Series Number: 02 / 04
  • Directed by: Rosemary Rodriguez
  • Written by: Robbie Macdonald
S2e5-1.png      "Forbidden Fruit A Flavor Has"
Dickinson Photo 020606.jpg      "Split The Lark"
S2e7.png      "Forever - Is Composed Of Nows"
  • Airdate: February 5, 2021
  • Episode / Series Number: 02 / 07
  • Directed by: Stacie Passon
  • Written by: Yael Green
S2e8-1.png      "I'm Nobody! Who Are You?"
  • Airdate: February 12, 2021
  • Episode / Series Number: 02 / 08
  • Directed by: Stacie Passon
  • Written by: Alena Smith & Ayo Edebiri
S2e9.png      "I Like A Look Of Agony"
  • Airdate: February 19, 2021
  • Episode / Series Number: 02 / 09
  • Directed by: Silas Howard
  • Written by: Robbie Macdonald
S2e10-1.png      "You Cannot Put A Fire Out"





  • The first three episodes of Season 2 will launch in January 8 followed by new episodes weekly.
  • Alena Smith executive produced the season alongside Michael Sugar and Ashley Zalta for for Sugar23 Productions along with Paul Lee and Josh Stern for wiip, Alex Goldstone for Anonymous Content and Steinfeld.[1]
  • In November 2019, Hailee Steinfeld confirmed that filming for season two was underway and had been for several months.[4]
  • Subsequently in December 2019, it was announced that Finn Jones and Pico Alexander had been cast in the series to portray Sam Bowles, a newspaper editor, while Alexander would go onto play Henry Shipley, a dropout and boarder of the Dickinson's for the second season.[2]
  • On January 29, 2021, it was revealed that although Adelaide May was not based on a real person, it seems to have been inspired by the likes of two famous opera singers active at that time both named Adelaide, and it’s possible that some of May’s biography is inspired by them. Both Adelaide Borghi-Mamo and Adelaide Phillips were internationally known, and performed operas by Giuseppe Verdi, the composer behind La traviata.[5]
  • On Jully 11, 2021, dostume designer Jennifer Moeller explains how she took Emily’s creative passion to stylish new heights in season 2. Moeller reveals to Elle magazine that “I do always start with what's real—I research and look at real clothes—but this show gives you a lot of license to take liberties with period...I'm not trying to create a museum piece. I'm trying to have some fun..."[6]