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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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Series cast summary:
...  Sherlock Holmes 131 episodes, 2012-2018
...  Dr. Joan Watson 131 episodes, 2012-2018
...  Captain Thomas Gregson / ... 131 episodes, 2012-2018
...  Detective Marcus Bell 130 episodes, 2012-2018
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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. (season 1) See more »

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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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Trivia

The role of Sherlock Holmes has also been played by David Arquette in a Los Angeles theatrical production. Arquette appeared with Jonny Lee Miller in "Dead Man's Walk (1996) (TV)'. Arquette played Augustus McCrae, a role previously played by Robert Duvall, who played Doctor Watson in The Seven-Per-Cent Solution (1976). See more »

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Clyde is sometimes incorrectly referred to as a turtle. However, in some episodes he is correctly referred to as a tortoise. See more »

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Sherlock Holmes: I expect nothing, which is why I am such an exceptional detective.
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Connections

Spoofed in Mad: S Cape from Planet Earth/The X-Mentalist (2013) See more »

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A rare treat from the USA
9 January 2016 | by See all my reviews

This purports to be a take on Sherlock, migrated to modern New York and it does this very well. Sherlock is a true eccentric, Watson equally and entertainingly odd with the NYPD reassuringly stereotypical, adding balance. Jonny Lee Millar gives consistently outstanding performances full of quirky finger movements, twitches and sudden changes of direction - mental, emotional and physical. Watson is a bewildered soul mesmerised by Holmes, resentful of his offhand treatment of her, intrigued but unable to escape. Irene likewise is outstandingly good - another flawed character, riveting to watch. This series is a revelation, worth watching for JLM's performance alone. Worth 10/10 were it not for Watson's quacky delivery and Holmes' mumbling when thinking out loud but don't let this affect your enjoyment - just see if you agree. Absolutely brilliant.


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