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BBC Sherlock Season 1 TV Special

We discuss the first season of Sherlock produced by the BBC starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman as Sherlock and Watson. Leading the charge in modern enthusiasm in Detective Fiction, this beloved, over-dramatised retelling of Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes in the modern day spawned countless debates over whether the absurdity of its plot devices and visuals actually led to a passable show. Revisiting it now, 10 years later, how does it hold up against the stories it pays homage to? With no points on the table it’s all-out criticism as we begin our foray into modern Sherlock Holmes adaptations.

Check out our discussions of Elementary and Sherlock Holmes here.

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