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‘Arthur and Sherlock:’ the city and the genius that made Sherlock Holmes real

In “Arthur and Sherlock,” Michael Sims reveals the real-life character and landscape that inspired Arthur Conan Doyle to create the fictional sleuth …

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Sherlock fans livid after Apple Tree Yard turned out NOT to be a new Sherlock episode

The BBC’s new four-part drama Apple Tree Yard premiered on Sunday night leaving a lot of viewers livid because it wasn’t a secret Sherlock …

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Sherlock Series 4 "The Six Thatchers" (TV Series) • reviewsphere

The Series 4 of Sherlock has just come to an end and the TV Show did not lose its humour, the actors are definitively brilliant and the writing is …

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Heed Your Words: How SHERLOCK Lost its Way

<b>By Chris B</b>The fourth series of the BBC’s <i>Sherlock</i>, for better or for worse, is over.This installment offered a number of delicious twists, from Mrs. …

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Bonus Features For Sherlock Season 4 Blu-Ray Revealed

Though season 4 of <i>Sherlock</i> wasn’t exactly the show’s strongest outing, given the fact that it may be the last time we see Benedict Cumberbatch …

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Sherlock: The Final Problem – The Case For and Against

<i>Sherlock’s</i> latest – and possibly final – season ended last Sunday with the action-packed “The Final Problem.” With lots of twists, emotion and …

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How Sherlock‘s Finale Let Down the People Who Loved the Show the Most

<i>Sherlock</i>’s success was fueled by outsiders. The modern-day reimagining of Sherlock Holmes attracted a large and adoring online fandom, composed in …

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Sherlock wouldn't be caught dead with an iPhone

<i>This story contains no plot spoilers.</i><p>Series four of the BBC's "Sherlock" opens with the iconic detective Sherlock Holmes, played by Benedict Cumberbatch, in his usual comfy chair at 221B Baker Street. On his lap is a MacBook Pro and in his hand an iPhone 6S Plus.<p>This isn't the first time Holmes has …

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There’s a rumor “Sherlock” isn’t coming back for this bonkers reason

Yet again, another season of <i>Sherlock</i> is over, all too soon — only, it may be the last. While all along, there’s never been any concrete plan to bring …

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Upside-down painting that caught ‘perfect head of Christ’ in 1920

Today Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is known as the author of the Sherlock Holmes novels. But in his day, he was also well known for his interest in …

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How Sherlock, and his inventor, came to be | Books

I am a Sherlock Holmes fan. Arthur Conan Doyle’s short stories were possibly the first grown-up fiction I read. I took Holmes’ admonition to Watson — …

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Sherlock Series 4 — That's a Wrap

by Rachel Gosch January 21, 2017<p>"a glimpse of a great heart as well as of a great brain." [3GAR]<p>[<b>Editor's Note:</b> this is the 14th in the series of …

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13 Reader-Approved Books That Will Make You Smile

Are you taking the 2017 reading challenge? One of the prompts is "a book you've read before that never fails to make you smile," and while everyone has their own idea of what kind of book brings them joy, we have some firsthand ideas from readers thanks to the POPSUGAR reading challenge Goodreads …

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We Need To Talk About The Difficult Fourth Season of 'Sherlock'

So much strong character writing undermined by so many baffling plot holes.<p>New installments of the BBC's modern-day Sherlock Holmes story are so infrequent and so brief that it's difficult to judge the show by any objective measure. Fans, along with many critics, seem to fall broadly into two …

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Sherlock Series 4 — An Improbable Truth

by James C. O'Leary January 20, 2017<p><b>"a good many of us may wither before its blast" [LAST]</b><p>[<b>Editor's Note:</b> this is the 13th in our series ofreviews …

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Sherlock Regenerated Into the 12th Doctor on 'Doctor Who'

Even Sherlock Holmes could have trouble deducing the complicated past of a Time Lord. Luckily, the great detective and the time-traveling Doctor have …

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Dear Mr. Gatiss

by Jessica Levine January 20, 2017<p>"attracted admirers who occasionally hung about" [BERY]<p>[<b>Editor's Note:</b> this is the 12th is a series of reviews of …

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'Sherlock' Writers Cancel Russian Trip Following Leak Of 'Final Problem' Episode

It's a strong statement.<p>‘Sherlock’ bosses were up in arms on Sunday when it appeared the final episode of their much-hyped series had been leaked a day ahead of the scheduled broadcast time.<p>‘The Final Problem’ was leaked online in Russia hours before it was due to air across the world, and now …

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5 More Mystery Shows to Watch Now That Sherlock Is Done

Over the past few years, <i>Sherlock</i> has become a phenomenon that just gets better with every new season… even though we had to wait ages for this most recent season — WAS IT NOT WORTH IT, YOU GUYS!? If you haven’t had a chance to check in on season four, we promise: No spoilers. But for those who did …

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'Sherlock' Just Schooled Us On The Value Of 'Emotional Context'

In Season 4, deductions alone don’t cut it.<p><i>Warning: “Sherlock” spoilers ahead, duh.</i><p>Shrewd, deliberate, unsentimental. These are, apparently, the qualities we value in a fictional detective, as evidenced by the fan communities devoted to Sherlock Holmes, which seem only ever to be …

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5 mistakes Sherlock made in its journey from high entertainment to convoluted spectacle

Audiences and critics alike were deeply frustrated with the fourth and possibly final season of <i>Sherlock</i><i>,</i> which ended with a madcap but anticlimactic finale. The Guardian called it “an annoying parody of itself,” IndieWire called it “problematic,” and British media did roundups of “the most …

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9 Questions We Have After The Sherlock Season 4 Finale

Sherlock Season 4 Gallery<p>1 of 43<p>Click to zoom<p><b>Sherlock</b>‘s fourth season came to an explosive end last week – and might just have taken the whole show …

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Sian Brooke Wants To Return as Eurus if Sherlock Gets a Fifth Series

<b>SPOILERS FOR “THE FINAL PROBLEM”</b><p><i>Sherlock</i>‘s fourth season introduced us to – surprise surprise – Sherlock and Mycroft’s secret evil sister Eurus, as …

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‘Sherlock’ Co-Creator Reveals His Biggest Challenge When Moriarty Will Return

ScoopWhoop<p>article<p>https://www.scoopwhoop.com/Mycroft-Holmes-Sherlocks-Brother-Series-CoCreator-Reveals-When-Moriarty-Might-Be-Back/<p>625<p>307<p>Sherlock …

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A Female Sleuth Reading List in Response to Sherlock's Season 4

Warning: Major Season 4 spoilers to follow.<p>I don’t know what I would say to someone if they were to ask me if I like BBC’s <i>Sherlock</i>. I watch every …

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There was someone else in Eurus's prison cell apart from Sherlock star Sian Brooke...

<b>*SPOILERS FOR SHERLOCK SERIES 4 EPISODE 3 FOLLOW*</b><p>Sherlock's series four finale was full of surprises – the non-existent glass wall, the endless and …

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The Dilemma of Interpretation, Pastiches, and Sherlock

by John C. Sherwood January 19, 2017<p><b>"thousands of other similar cases " [REDH]</b><p>No one inhabiting the Sherlockian realm is unaware of the volcanic ire …

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The Fatal Flaw of BBC's Sherlock

The series that introduced us to Benedict Cumberbatch started with a bang and ended, misguidedly, with a bigger one.<p>The first episode of <i>Sherlock</i> premiered in what feels like an entirely different world. Airing in the summer of 2010 in the U.K. and the following fall in the States, "A Study in Pink" …

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The (Final) Problem With Sherlock

In its fourth season the BBC show turned its main character into a superhero, and lost everything that made it special in the process.<p><b>This story contains spoilers through the most recent episode of Sherlock.</b><p>Christopher Nolan is a truly brilliant British creative talent, which makes it all the more …

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‘Sherlock’s’ “Final Problem”: Can You Outwit Fandom In The Internet Age?

Okay, so I have a lot of mixed feelings about <i>Sherlock</i>‘s Season Four finale.<p>As a longtime <i>Sherlock</i> fan, I thought it was an absolutely thrilling hour …

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