Sherlock Holmes stalks again in a thrilling contemporary version of the Victorian-era whodunits based on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes. Sherlock stars Benedict Cumberbatch (Atonement, The Last Enemy
) as the go-to consulting detective in 21st-century London, with Martin Freeman (The Office UK
) as his loyal friend, Dr. John Watson, and Rupert Graves (The Forsyte Saga
) as the long-suffering Detective Inspector Lestrade. Fast-paced, funny, and surreally true to the hero's fantastic gifts for deduction, the series is co-created by Steven Moffat (Doctor Who, Coupling
) and Mark Gatiss (Doctor Who, The League of Gentlemen
). 3 episodes, 4½ hours, 2 DVD or Blu-ray discs, SDH.
A Study in Pink
A modern-day Sherlock Holmes teams up with former Army doctor John Watson to solve a case of serial suicides. Using his deductive skill, Sherlock corners a killer who has mysterious powers over his victims.
The Blind Banker
Pursuing the case of a banker and a journalist shot dead by a ghostly assailant, Sherlock and Watson uncover an antiquities- smuggling empire.
The Great Game
In a gripping match of wits, Sherlock solves crimes at a dizzying pace for a mad bomber who threatens to blow up innocent people.
- Episode 1 Commentary featuring: Mark Gatiss (writer), Steven Moffat (writer), Sue Vertue (producer)
- Episode 3 Commentary featuring: Benedict Cumberbatch (Sherlock), Martin Freeman (Watson), Mark Gatiss (writer)
- Exclusive Pilot Episode: Sherlock - A Study in Pink
- Unlocking Sherlock - The making of
Packaging: Boxed set
Run Time: 4.5 hours
Number of Discs: 2
Color or B&W: Color
Region Code: 1
Aspect Ratio: 1.78:1
"Triumphant adaptation" -Independent (UK)
"Cumberbatch is an excellent find as Sherlock." - DVD Verdict
"Martin Freeman is terrific as Watson." - Slant Magazine
"The game is once again afoot, in a very new and appreciated direction!" - Animated Views
"Sharp, witty and very well played..." - Animated Views
Satellite Award Nomination for Best Actor in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television (Benedict Cumberbatch, 2010)
Satellite Award Nomination for Best Miniseries (2010)