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A modern take on the cases of Sherlock Holmes, with the detective now living in New York City.

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Season 5 Premiere


Sun, Oct 02 at 10:00 PM on CBS

Watson seeks help from a former patient to find a serial bomber.


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Vikner's diabolical maneuvering to secure his position becomes known. Sherlock concocts a plan to unseat him only to unwittingly enable a power struggle the ends of which he could ...


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 Sherlock Holmes (96 episodes, 2012-2016)
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 Dr. Joan Watson (96 episodes, 2012-2016)
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 Captain Thomas Gregson (96 episodes, 2012-2016)
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 Detective Marcus Bell (95 episodes, 2012-2016)
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A modern take on the cases of Sherlock Holmes, with the detective now living in New York City.

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New Holmes. New Watson. New York.

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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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27 September 2012 (USA)  »

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Inspector Tobias Gregson actually appears in A Study in Scarlet and other short stories and is a different character to Lestrade. See more »

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Sherlock Holmes: [from WGN America's "Prime Crime" crossover ad with "Person of Interest"] We solve mysteries and fight crime.
Harold Finch: We solve mysteries and stop crimes before they start.
Sherlock Holmes: We use deductive logic.
Harold Finch: We use cutting-edge technology.
Sherlock Holmes: I have a beautiful and alluring partner.
Harold Finch: [beat] So do I.
[John Reese gives him a look]
Dr. Joan Watson: Awkward.
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Version of Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1905) See more »

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It is getting better
25 January 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It is getting better as it progresses. They are moving beyond a simple police procedural. The crimes are getting more interesting. I like it. I don't compare it to the BBC Sherlock. For one thing, the latter isn't tied to the one hour episode with ads format.

I like the Holmes/Watson interaction, it's a challenge for them to keep the relationship on the right side (ie zero side)of romantic.

Holmes is the classic Aspergers dude. In true Simon Baron-Cohen mode here he's paired with a social radar. So I think the woman partner is, in fact, in keeping with the original SH spirit.

I hope a cable channel buys the rights for the next season so the series can advance in length and complexity of stories.


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