Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson's adventures in 21st Century London. A thrilling, funny, fast-paced contemporary remake of the Arthur Conan Doyle classic.
Last Episode03x03 His Last Vow Aired: Jan. 12, 2014
A case of stolen letters leads Sherlock Holmes into a long conflict with Charles Augustus Magnussen, the Napoleon of blackmail, and the one man …
Series Fun Facts
- As part of his preparation after being cast as Holmes, Benedict Cumberbatch read every original Conan Doyle story.
- Benedict Cumberbatch was cast after Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss watched his performance in Atonement. They thought he looked like a perfect Holmes.
- The usage of the saying "the game is on" is the modern equivalent to Doyle's saying "the game is afoot, " which was borrowed from Shakespeare's "Henry V".