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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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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: I expect nothing, which is why I am such an exceptional detective.
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Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Seth MacFarlane/Frank Ocean (2012) See more »

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Well written, scripted, acted, directed, tight, quirky, funny, clever, fantastic...
24 April 2015 | by (Ireland) – See all my reviews

Unlike the many Sherlock Holmes snobs who have posted low-scoring reviews, I'm not going to bother with comparisons of other Sherlock Holmes connotations. It's an adaptation that puts intelligent twists to the original story and yet established itself as sufficiently well crafted to stand on its own as one of, if not, the best television series around at the moment. The acting is superb with Jonny Lee Miller, Lucy Liu, Aiden Quinn and Jon Michael Hill carrying the weekly load, with appearances from the likes of Rhys Ivans, Natalie Dormer, Sean Pertwee and even Vinnie Jones to bring some variety. The stories are dramatic, mostly unpredictable with touches of humour and draw on aspects of the modern day as to make them very interesting. I love how they explore the relationships between the characters on both sides of the law and how they deal with their demons both past and present. I find that many episodes explore the fringes of the modern world through topics covering science, computing, art, finance, etc. and this adds to the richness of the plots which, along with the writing, are the strongest aspects of the series. I can't sing the praises of this series enough.


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