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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 Mrs. Hudson (10 episodes, 2010-2014)
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 DI Lestrade (10 episodes, 2010-2014)
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 Molly Hooper (9 episodes, 2010-2014)
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 Mycroft Holmes (8 episodes, 2010-2014)
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 Jim Moriarty / ... (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 role of Molly Hooper was never in the books or short stories and was only meant to be a one-off character to further indicate Sherlock's lack of social skills, particularly addressing any romantic encounters. However, Moffat and other producers loved Louise Brealey's performance so much that they decided to expand her character. See more »

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Nailed it!!
27 July 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

To my surprise they absolutely nailed it. Cumberbatch is a fantastic choice for Sherlock Holmes-he is physically right (he fits the traditional reading of the character) and he is a damn good actor. Martin Freeman, about whom I wasn't sure at first, is an excellent foil for Holmes without being the dumb sidekick that Dr Watson has often been. I thought that this series would not work, particularly after Robert Downey's interesting take on Conan Doyle's characterisation. I have been proved so wrong-it moved along at a good pace and held the attention brilliantly. My wife started by saying she didn't like it but by the end of the episode she was as enthralled as I. We are both looking forward to the rest of the series, if it is as entertaining as the first story. I was disappointed to read some reviews here that did not love it. Methinks they are too jaded to enjoy anything.


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