Following his fall from grace in London and a stint in rehab, eccentric Sherlock escapes to Manhattan where his wealthy father forces him to live with his worst nightmare – a sober companion, Dr. Watson. When Sherlock resumes his work as a police consultant in New York City, Watson has no choice but to accompany her irascible new charge on his jobs.
Last Episode02x20 No Lack of Void Aired: Apr. 10, 2014
A pickpocket dies of anthrax poisoning, putting Holmes and Watson on the trail of the toxin’s source in order to prevent more deaths.
Series Fun Facts
- Both Jonny Lee Miller who plays Sherlock and Lucy Liu who plays Watson had never read a Sherlock Holmes book before securing roles in the pilot.
- Throughout the show, Sherlock is shown to keep and study bees as a hobby. In the original short story "His Last Bow", Sherlock Holmes has retired to the Sussex Downs to keep bees.
- Rooftop scenes, such as when Sherlock attends to his beehives, are filmed on the Silvercup studios roof in Long Island City.