REVIEW: Sherlock: The Abominable Bride

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The following is a spoiler episode review of the Sherlock 2016 Special – The Abominable Bride

Set in 19th century London, The Abominable Bride follows supposed alternate versions of Sherlock Holmes and John Watson from Victorian London. Their introduction to each other is almost identical to the first episode of series 1, except for the time, of course. When Holmes and Watson are introduced to a supposed real life ghost story by Lestrade, slowly, but surely we notice that something isn’t right with our beloved Sherlock.  Continue reading “REVIEW: Sherlock: The Abominable Bride”

REVIEW: Sherlock: His Last Vow

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The following is a spoiler episode review of Sherlock: Series 3, Episode 3 – His Last Vow

In His Last Vow, Sherlock seeks to mediate a negotiation between a media mogul and a member of Parliament. The media mogul in question is in possession of powerful stolen letters between the spouse of the member of Parliament and a fifteen year old girl. This all sounds very simple, but it would turn out to be one of the most difficult cases ever for Sherlock Holmes.  Continue reading “REVIEW: Sherlock: His Last Vow”

REVIEW: Sherlock: The Sign of Three

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The following is a spoiler episode review of Sherlock: Series 3, Episode 2 – The Sign of Three

The first time I saw The Sign of Three I really didn’t like it all that much. My main gripe with the episode was how the episode was paced, but when I rewatched it recently it didn’t seem like as big a problem. This time around all I could think about was how pleasant, different, and funny it was.  Continue reading “REVIEW: Sherlock: The Sign of Three”

REVIEW: Sherlock: The Empty Hearse

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The following is a spoiler episode review of Sherlock: Series 3, Episode 1 – The Empty Hearse

The return of Sherlock Holmes! Just like in Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s stories, Sherlock returned after the events of the Reichenbach Fall. Finally – almost 24 months after the end of series 2 – we got to find out how Sherlock survived his apparent suicide attempt… Or did we? Continue reading “REVIEW: Sherlock: The Empty Hearse”

REVIEW: Sherlock: The Reichenbach Fall

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The following is a spoiler episode review of Sherlock: Series 2, Episode 3 – The Reichenbach Fall.

The Sherlock writing team took a lot of chances in series 2. Adapting The Hound of the Baskervilles was one, titling an episode The Reichenbach Fall was another. But none was bigger than what they chose to do to Sherlock Holmes in the series 2 finale.  Continue reading “REVIEW: Sherlock: The Reichenbach Fall”