Don’t get me wrong, there are many awesome shows ever in my book, but this adpatation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle‘s Sherlock Holmes detective story has got to be by far one of the best in all existence. I started watching Sherlock last year after
the writer, Steven Moffat, of Doctor Who announced it in 2010. I didn’t think the show would’ve been any good – I lie – Its Steven-Freakin’-Moffat. This dude can’t write the most epic things I have ever seen! He is one of the writers behind the 2005-Series Doctor who. So you know this is good.
Each Episode of Sherlock is 90-mintues long, and only 3 is produced on a yearly basis. Its basically a movie for TV, but with better everything.
The Show began in July 2011 with the airing of the first 3 episodes, which was in fact the first season. The Second Season began on January 1st, 2012. It was created by Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss and stars Benedict Cumberbatch as Sherlock Holmes and Martin Freeman as Doctor John Watson.
This Series has got to be one of the best psychology awesome-ness I’ve ever seen, I know I sound rather biased but it really is. Sherlock’s power of observation is to die for. That kind of brillance, I don’t think could really exist on this planet, although I wish I could do even half of the stuff he can do.
The second season picked up immediately were the season one left off, and with Sherlock now being saved, and the random nonsense that followed, seemed to be so out of wack, as if it wasn’t connected, but by the end of the episode everything in the episode tied in so beautifully that it made you shit in your pants. It was that freakin’ awesome.
I can honestly say I didn’t expect that when I started watching this last year. The shear writing power of Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss, and Steve Thompson, can’t remember right now, is by far one of the best I’ve seen from British television, I could be wrong, as I haven’t lived long enough to know all – yet. Even the direction of the show is brilliant, and the production is amazing, hell even the wardrobe is wicked epic. Sherlock has got the best epic overcoat ever.
Honestly I have never read the entire of Sherlock Holmes novel, but the little I read, I could plainly see it in this show, I know its not a real recommendation, but its more than I’ve given to most books – Books….What are they? – Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss really did their research and they did their work when selecting both Benedict Cumberbatch as Sherlock Holmes and Martin Freeman as Doctor John Watson. The both play the roles plainly amazing.
The show also include on screen messages that the characters are reading and noticing, it is quite and excellent feature, that makes you feel apart of the show. The displayed messages also show you the things Sherlock is watching so it helps you to see and understand what Sherlock is seeing and identifying.
Honestly I’ve never seen a better plot each and every time. Really, These guys need awards, they actually have a few. But in all seriousness it is quite an …. EPIC Awesome super crazy awesome show.
Sherlock Holmes is a show, you MUST see. No ifs, ands or buts. You MUST see this. GO NOW. And Keep a watch out January 8th and 15th of 2012 for the remainder of the season, I know I will.