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Old 07-26-2010, 05:08 PM  
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Co-created by Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss, Sherlock stars Benedict Cumberbatch as the new Sherlock Holmes and Martin Freeman as his loyal friend, Doctor John Watson. Rupert Graves plays Inspector Lestrade.
The iconic details from Conan Doyle's original books remain they live at the same address of 221b Baker Street, have the same names and, somewhere out there, Moriarty is waiting for them.


Steven Moffat says: "Conan Doyle's stories were never about frock coats and gas light; they're about brilliant detection, dreadful villains and blood-curdling crimes and frankly, to hell with the crinoline. Other detectives have cases, Sherlock Holmes has adventures, and that's what matters."
This three part series starts on 25 July.
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Old 01-16-2014, 05:03 PM   #91
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Don't feel bad - I assumed it was supposed to be Benedict or something, but a quick right-click image search made me feel less crazy for thinking it didn't look like him.
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Old 01-16-2014, 05:21 PM   #92
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Don't feel bad - I assumed it was supposed to be Benedict or something, but a quick right-click image search made me feel less crazy for thinking it didn't look like him.
I thought maybe it was Moriarty.
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Old 01-16-2014, 07:30 PM   #93
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I thought maybe it was Moriarty.
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Old 01-16-2014, 09:21 PM   #94
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I thought maybe it was Moriarty.
That's exactly what I thought.
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Old 01-16-2014, 09:26 PM   #95
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So In conclusion "Young Robert Downey Jr" looks like a young Moriarty.

And that picture seems like one he'd be willing to show the world.

(Nice save?)
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Old 01-17-2014, 10:34 AM   #96
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So In conclusion "Young Robert Downey Jr" looks like a young Moriarty.

And that picture seems like one he'd be willing to show the world.

(Nice save?)
He doesn't look like anyone but Robert Downey, Jr to me.
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Old 01-17-2014, 12:33 PM   #97
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That's because it IS a young Robert Downey Jr. (Not sure the relevance of it here.)
Well, for starters....

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Old 01-17-2014, 02:27 PM   #98
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Well, for starters....
Ah. Wrong Sherlock. I get it. Kind of.
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Old 01-17-2014, 02:35 PM   #99
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Are these all based on the original short stories by Doyle?
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Old 01-17-2014, 02:37 PM   #100
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He doesn't look like anyone but Robert Downey, Jr to me.
While we're on bizarre resemblances, does anyone else look at Mycroft and see a British Ben Schwartz?




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Old 01-17-2014, 02:48 PM   #101
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Are these all based on the original short stories by Doyle?
I believe that all of the episodes are based on one of the original short stories (or at least concepts from them), but they've taken TONS of liberties in the details.
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Old 01-17-2014, 02:54 PM   #102
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I believe that all of the episodes are based on one of the original short stories (or at least concepts from them), but they've taken TONS of liberties in the details.
Thanks, I may have to take a look now. I wouldn't if they were verbatim or close to it.

I'm a big fan of Jeremy Brett's Holmes.
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Old 01-17-2014, 02:57 PM   #103
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Thanks, I may have to take a look now. I wouldn't if they were verbatim or close to it.

I'm a big fan of Jeremy Brett's Holmes.
I only started watching them on Netflix a month or so ago, and I've really enjoyed them. It's a nice new take on the characters.

The only warning I'll give you is that (in my opinion) the second episode of each series seems to be the weakest of the three, so don't give up after #2 if you enjoyed #1.
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While we're on bizarre resemblances, does anyone else look at Mycroft and see a British Ben Schwartz?




The only thing I see when i see Mycroft is "Hey that's Mark Gatiss, one of the writers of the show and an obvious homosexual". I'm shallow like that.
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I only started watching them on Netflix a month or so ago, and I've really enjoyed them. It's a nice new take on the characters.

The only warning I'll give you is that (in my opinion) the second episode of each series seems to be the weakest of the three, so don't give up after #2 if you enjoyed #1.
Solid advice.
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