The Dog One

I’ve always enjoyed the BBC’s Sherlock mini-series, although I find the quality wavers hugely between episodes. Besides the chemistry between the two leads, one of the main draws of Sherlock for me was updating the character to a modern setting. It opened up loads of possibilities in re-interpreting the classic Holmes mysteries. But it appears that we’ve now come full circle, because there’s a Sherlock special coming soon that has the classic period setting, with Holmes even wearing the classic deerstalker cap and smoking a pipe. Honestly, this feels like fan service more than anything, and that’s fine, I suppose. As long as they tell a good story, and stay away from dumb moments like this:

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