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Sherlock: The Abominable Bride

Beware, here be spoilers. Sherlock: The Abominable Bride has everything a Sherlock fan could possibly ask for. Moffat and Gatiss have really outdone themselves this time. It’s like they caved and said, “All right, give them everything they want. It is Christmas, after all.” It has Victorian garb and dialect (“the game is afoot”) for…

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What Every Sherlock Newbie Needs to Know – part 1 of 2

You’re a big fan of BBC’s Moffatian Sherlock. You’ve seen Downey Jr’s and weren’t that impressed. You’ve seen an episode or two of Elementary and were bored to tears. Beyond that, you don’t know much about the Conan-canon and have no idea how closely or loosely these modern adaptations follow it. This post is for you. Sherlock Holmes FAQ:…

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Back From the Dead

It’s been a vernal Christmas here in telly-land, what with the appearance of an allegedly dead Sherlock Holmes and a regenerated Doctor. First, the BBC aired a seven-minute Sherlock special that takes place between season 2 and 3. Don’t worry if you’re avoiding the spoilers and trailers of season 3: The most you’ll get out…

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U.S. Sherlock Season 3 Airdates

USA – PBS Masterpiece: January 19 2014 (10pm ET) – S3E1: The Empty Hearse January 26 2014 (10pm ET) – S3E2: The Sign of Three February 2 2014 (10pm ET) – S3E3: His Last Vow Don’t live in the U.S.? Visit Sherlockology to see when season 3 of Sherlock is playing where you are.

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Win an Actor Mentorship with Andrew Scott

  Ideas Tap, which is still one of my favorite British arts websites, is giving ten lucky aspiring actors the chance to get mentoring from BAFTA-winning actor Andrew Scott (Moriarty from Sherlock). From the website: Are you a budding actor? Would you like to be mentored by a BAFTA-winner? Hold onto your hats… This is…

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Eoin Colfer’s Names 10 Favorite Fictional Villains

7. Professor Moriarty – Sherlock Holmes Moriarty, the smartest villain there has ever been. A thousand genius villains have been spawned in his image. It was inevitable that Sherlock’s equal would eventually show himself and Moriarty was up to the task. Sherlock and Moriarty sparred for a long time before that tragic meeting at the…

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Elementary, a review

Elementary is the new Sherlock Holmes TV show that premiered last night. It’s modern. It takes place in New York. Sherlock is played by Jonny Lee Miller and Dr. (Joan) Watson by Lucy Liu. I thought that Sherlock was going to be American, which would be blasphemy because Sherlock needs to be British just as…

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How Did Sherlock Do It?

Warning: This post contains Sherlock season 2 spoilers Many of us are waiting impatiently to find out how Sherlock managed to trick everyone into thinking that he was dead at the end of season 2. He very visibly jumped off the roof, hit the ground, his head was bleeding, Watson checked his pulse, he was…