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Sherlock 

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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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Top Rated TV #21 | Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 91 wins & 179 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Benedict Cumberbatch ...  Sherlock Holmes 14 episodes, 2010-2017
Martin Freeman ...  Dr. John Watson 14 episodes, 2010-2017
Una Stubbs ...  Mrs. Hudson 14 episodes, 2010-2017
Rupert Graves ...  DI Lestrade / ... 13 episodes, 2010-2017
Louise Brealey ...  Molly Hooper / ... 13 episodes, 2010-2017
Mark Gatiss ...  Mycroft Holmes 10 episodes, 2010-2017
Andrew Scott ...  Jim Moriarty / ... 8 episodes, 2010-2017
Amanda Abbington ...  Mary Watson / ... 7 episodes, 2014-2017
Jonathan Aris ...  Anderson 6 episodes, 2010-2016
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Storyline

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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A new sleuth for the 21st Century See more »


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TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Trivia

In this series, Watson was wounded in the shoulder but has psychosomatic/psychogenic pain in his leg. This is a sly reference to the original stories in which Arthur Conan Doyle was inconsistent about the location of Watson's war wound. See more »

Quotes

[Repeated line]
Sherlock Holmes: Yes, obviously.
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Crazy Credits

In the American (PBS Masterpiece Mystery) broadcasts of this series, certain letters in the closing titles are highlighted red. These letters spell out a word that somehow relates to the episode. These highlighted letters don't occur in the closing credits of the original airings of the series (on BBC) though. See more »

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Brilliant!
8 February 2021 | by RobScott-13See all my reviews

Sherlock is such an absolutely brilliant show! All you have to do is read through some of the reviews to see how loved this show really is. It's one of the best rated tv shows on just about every website for a reason...because it's incredible! There have been a lot of different versions of Sherlock Holmes with a bunch of really good ones (Robert Downey Jr., Jonny Lee Miller) and with some really bad ones but Benedict Cumberbatch is the best of them!


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Official Sites:

BBC [UK] | Official Facebook

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UK | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 October 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Dolby Digital

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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