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Sherlock (2010 - 2017)

Sherlock (2010 - 2017)



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The quirky spin on Arthur Conan Doyle's iconic sleuth pitches him as a "high-functioning sociopath" in modern-day London. Assisting him in his investigations: Afghanistan War vet John Watson, who's introduced to Holmes by a mutual acquaintance.

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Critics Consensus: Sherlock makes a welcome and shocking return, and Cumberbatch and Freeman are game, but it may prove difficult to live up to the lofty expectations created by the series' lengthy hiatus.

2017, PBS, 3 episodes

Critics Consensus: Although the back and forth between timelines is groan-worthy at best, the episode does a terrific job at transporting Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat's present-day characters into the dark, atmospheric world of Victorian London.

2016, PBS, 1 episodes

Critics Consensus: Honoring the Holmes brand, Sherlock is splendidly acted and still pleases fans who are thirsty for stimulating, intelligently written story arcs.

2013, PBS, 3 episodes

Critics Consensus: Witty, compelling, and perfectly cast, Sherlock remains a deliciously entertaining modern take on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's classic stories.

2012, PBS, 3 episodes

Critics Consensus: Smart, unpredictable, and terrifically written, Sherlock puts a contemporary spin on the legendary detective, thanks in part to a commanding lead performance from Benedict Cumberbatch.

2010, PBS, 3 episodes


Benedict Cumberbatch
as Sherlock Holmes
Martin Freeman
as Dr. John Watson
Rupert Graves
as Detective Inspector Lestrade
Una Stubbs
as Mrs. Hudson
Andrew Scott
as Jim Moriarty
Vinette Robinson
as Sgt. Sally Donovan
Lars Mikkelsen
as Charles Augustus Magnussen
Russell Tovey
as Henry Knight
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