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
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