A contemporary Sherlock Holmes
Sherlock Holmes is the central character of the already cult BBC TV series: Sherlock. This series, consisting for the moment of three seasons of three episodes, is a contemporary version of the adventures of the famous private detective imagined by Arthur Conan Doyle. In this version, Sherlock is a private detective working both for himself and as a consultant regularly helping the police to solve the most mysterious crimes. He shares certain traits with the original version of the character: his high intelligence, his social maladjustment, here pushed to the stage of sociopathy, and his tendency to addiction. He also possesses many talents, including playing the violin. At the beginning of the series, while he is looking for a roommate to share his apartment at 221B Baker Street, he is introduced to Dr. John Watson, also looking for an apartment since his return from Iraq. Bored since his return to civilian life, he quickly gets involved in his new friend’s investigations, giving him the benefit of his medical expertise.
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