Sherlock (2010– )

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A modern update finds the famous sleuth and his doctor partner solving crime in 21st century London.

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 Sherlock Holmes (15 episodes, 2010-2016)
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 Dr. John Watson (15 episodes, 2010-2016)
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 DI Lestrade (12 episodes, 2010-2016)
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 Mrs. Hudson (11 episodes, 2010-2015)
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 Molly Hooper (11 episodes, 2010-2016)
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 Mycroft Holmes (8 episodes, 2010-2014)
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 Jim Moriarty (7 episodes, 2010-2015)
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 Anderson / ... (7 episodes, 2010-2015)
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In this modernized version of the Conan Doyle characters, using his detective plots, Sherlock Holmes lives in early 21st century London and acts more cocky towards Scotland Yard's detective inspector Lestrade because he's actually less confident. Doctor Watson is now a fairly young veteran of the Afghan war, less adoring and more active. Written by KGF Vissers

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The world's favourite detective has emerged from the fog...this is Sherlock for a new generation. See more »

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In season two episode one, A Scandal in Belgravia, Sherlock tells Adler about "Coventry". He says "In the second world war the Alies knew that Coventry was going to get bombed because they'd broken the German code but they didn't want the Germans to know they'd broken the code so they let it happen anyway". Cumberbatch later plays Alan Turing, the mathematician who broke the German enigma code, in The Imitation Game. See more »

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[Repeated line]
Sherlock Holmes: Yes, obviously.
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Good Sunday TV
26 July 2010 | by (Andorra) – See all my reviews

I am surprised that this is currently 5/10. It was really quite good with a fast pace and a real sense of time and place. Nothing like the latest movie. The story was adequate with Cumberbatch doing a great job as Sherlock. This should develop into another BBC hit as it has the hallmarks of a good quality and effective entertainment without the violence or swearing of popular shows on TV today. In fact I am surprised it is not on earlier as kids are just as likely to appreciate the show as the adults to which it is aimed. I was impressed and that it not that easy, having seen Inception last week and been unimpressed it is nice to have a show where I don't need to pick it apart afterwards.

In short, fun show that should run and run.


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