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
The world's favourite detective has emerged from the fog...this is Sherlock for a new generation.
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Did You Know?
Many versions of the coat, that Sherlock wears, are used in filming but the original, used in the pilot, was bought by Mark Gatiss
who later gave it to Benedict Cumberbatch
as a birthday present. See more
All lives end; all hearts are broken. Caring is not an advantage, Sherlock.
Certain letters in the closing titles are highlighted red. These letters spell out a word that somehow relates to the episode. See more
Referenced in Top Gear: Episode #20.3