*Review* Sherlock: Many Happy Returns

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I decided to start with this mini-episode as the first post in a series of reviews on TV series and film adaptations of Sherlock Holmes.

Many Happy Returns, released a few weeks before the launch of the third series of Sherlock, is a little masterpiece that is, quite often, overlooked. Continue reading “*Review* Sherlock: Many Happy Returns”

Sherlock: Series 5 or more Specials?

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It takes 3 months to film a single series of Sherlock. Two years of pre-production and a couple of months for editing, scoring and other post-production stages.

That’s around 3 years in total.

The main issue in doing more Sherlock, however, seems to be that 3-month period, plus an extra month or so before filming begins, for Benedict Cumberbatch’s and Martin Freeman’s schedules to meet. Continue reading “Sherlock: Series 5 or more Specials?”

Sherlock episodes ranked!

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With Sherlock Series 4 now behind us, I thought it would be a good exercise to try and determine what I think are my favourite episodes from the series. I’ve been thinking a lot about this during the in-between series hiatus and, as difficult as it is to do, I think I’ve cracked the case!

This is because I feel like putting most of the episodes on the same rank, side-by-side, but then again it would defeat the purpose of a “list”. With great difficulty and apprehension, therefore, I have ranked the Sherlock episodes from least favourite (note: it’s not “worst”, because no Sherlock episode is bad) to best and most re-watchable.

Naturally, spoilers ahead.

Continue reading “Sherlock episodes ranked!”