Sherlock Holmes (BBC)
BBC’s Sherlock transports the eponymous detective from his Victorian-era home to the 21st century. While that may mean he's solving crime with the assistance of modern technology and sending messages via text instead of telegram, his vast intelligence, deductive reasoning and gentleman’s dress sense all remain intact.
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May 11, 2013 by Amanda
Companion to The 10th Doctor, med student Martha Jones didn’t exactly expect her life to be interrupted by an alien in a blue box. Nor did she realize following him on a whim would lead her on a universe-spanning adventure and give her the skills to save the entire world.June 8, 2015 by Kristina
In Backstrom, Lieutenant Everett Backstrom (Rainn Wilson) is a crotchety yet brilliant policeman who heads the Special Crimes Unit. Always armed with a cigar and coffee, he is self-destructive and offensive. While he is not everyone’s cup of tea, he is everyone’s first choice to solve crimes.
August 17, 2013 by Amy
Despite his somewhat disheveled look, Albert Einstein is one of the most brilliant minds of the 20th century. He won the Nobel Prize in Physics for his contribution to theoretical physics. Even most people can recite his famous equation, E=mc2 (though trying to explain it might be another story).May 1, 2013 by Amanda
Sherlock Holmes’s flatmate and blogger seems harmless enough when you first meet him, but don’t let the frumpy exterior and questionable taste in sweaters fool you. Underneath the plaid and knits is a sharp-eyed ex-soldier and adrenaline junkie who loves the chase almost as much as his partner-in-crime-solving does.
September 7, 2015 by Amy
In Kingsman: The Secret Service, we learn that “manners maketh man” but we see that clothing does as well. As secret agent trainee Gary “Eggsy” Unwin (Taron Egerton) learns what it takes to be a Kingsman, he also learns to transform his style from an urban street look to a more refined English gentleman look.March 27, 2013 by Amanda
Time agent, conman, companion – Jack Harkness has been all of that and more over the course of his long, strange life. If he’s not off adventuring with the Doctor, this omnisexual, immortal flirt can be found running the Torchwood Institute on Earth, defending the planet when the Doctor can’t.