#1
Anyone catch it?

As a Sherlock Holmes fan I was pleased by it. I thought the actors were suited to the roles in it and I was pleasantly surprised by the involvement of Mycroft. The use of modern technology was also great and I am looking forward to it next week.
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#2
damn, i missed it, but i saw an interview with one of the actors on 'Something for the Weekend' this morning, said it was actually really close to the books
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#3
I thought it was brilliant. The Sherlock character is fantastic.
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#4
Loved it!! really didnt have high hopes for it but wow that was amazing... im a huge sherlock holmes fan and i will defo be watching next week!
#7
Really good, I always like it when the detective is so good at deduction.
Loved the case and the Mycroft twist. The actor is really good too.

The modern setting works really well too
#10
sounds gd
i'll iplayer it later
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#12
Was awesome, didnt think it'd be that good. Did anyone else see a Doctor who influence in the sherlock character at times?
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Was awesome, didnt think it'd be that good. Did anyone else see a Doctor who influence in the sherlock character at times?

Yeah, I noticed that too. Maybe something to do with it being written by Stephen Moffat?
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Was awesome, didnt think it'd be that good. Did anyone else see a Doctor who influence in the sherlock character at times?

yes... it's the same writer though i think
#16
i didnt even know about it

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#17
It was great. I heard it would be, and I wasn't disappointed.

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Yeah, I was a bit disappointed by that. I thought that he maybe held a child hostage or something
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#19
Someone send me a link or something to read! Love Sherlock Holmes. Is it as good as the Adventures of Sherlock Holmes with Jeremy Brett from the 80s?
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#20
Best thing I have seen on TV in a while. Going on holiday next week so will miss the next couple of episodes, thank god for iPlayer!
#21
I've read all of the Sherlock Holmes books other than Casebook and Valley of Fear, I saw this advert and was concerned whether the BBC could pull off having him set in modern day, and I was surprised that they did.

I was also surprised at the involvement of Mycroft, Sherlock's older and wiser brother.

I look forward to the other 2 instalments


PS. I wasn't surprised that they nicked the 'rache' part from A Study In Scarlet.

PPS, I wonder if the BBC will release any books like when they released books along side the Doctor Who series.
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#22
I've never read any of the books so I don't really care about the stolen bits
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#24
It wasn't bad at all, though some of the attempts at making it all modern (texting all the time, the blog) grated a bit.

Some prime Gatiss/LoG material in there though; head in the fridge and the scene at the start of episode 3 is exactly what I'd expect in something by him/them.

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#27
No, that's the point of updating it: loads of adaptations whore out the whole Victorian theme, and seem to spend more time on it than the actual story buried in the setting. Updating it shows the stories can still be relevant with a bit of minor tweaking.
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No, that's the point of updating it: loads of adaptations whore out the whole Victorian theme, and seem to spend more time on it than the actual story buried in the setting. Updating it shows the stories can still be relevant with a bit of minor tweaking.


+1

The new series has been absolutely fantastic IMO. It almost seems certain that there will be more. IIRC, each episode had around 8 million viewers.
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No, that's the point of updating it: loads of adaptations whore out the whole Victorian theme, and seem to spend more time on it than the actual story buried in the setting. Updating it shows the stories can still be relevant with a bit of minor tweaking.


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#30
I absolutely loved it. The actors were pretty much perfectly chosen for their roles and there were plenty of chuckles, mostly because the script writing was top notch. I love the way Benedict played the "I'm a lot smarter than you and I know it" type Sherlock.
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#32
My mum watched it so I caught bits of it. It looked pretty cool, I might have a look through the whole thing at some point. Although, when I wasn't paying a lot of attention I kept thinking Allan Rickman had made his way onto my TV.
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#33
I loved it to pieces, I heard that it's getting a prime time slot in America or something though. Not sure if that's true.
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#34
I thought it was okay, but i didn't like the format i think nine 30 minuet episodes would be more enjoyable even if they where the same three story lines split up.
#35
liked it. and contrary to the person above me like the length. it's rare to find tv drama that'll hold your attention for an hour and a half.
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I thought it was okay, but i didn't like the format i think nine 30 minuet episodes would be more enjoyable even if they where the same three story lines split up.


Really? 30 minutes? It would be terrible even if the stories were split up.
1 hour minimum, but 90 minutes was definitely the best way to do it.
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