Based on the brilliant novel of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, a riveting series has been adapted. For all the people seeking to have a nice time by watching a series, a better option than Sherlock can’t be suggested. Extremely interesting and captivating, this series wraps the viewers in its thrills and drama. Moreover, the commendable work of all the cast and crew contributes further to making Sherlock one of the highly appreciated series of all time.

Sherlock (2010- present)

Genre: crime drama

Created by: Mark Gatsis, Steven Moffat

Based on:  Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

Written by: Mart Gatsis, Steven Moffat, Stephen Thompson

Directed by: Paul Mcguigan, Euros Lyn, Toby Haynes, Colm McCarthy, Nick Hurran, Jeremy Lovering

Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman

Number of series: 3

Number of episodes: 9


Sherlock Holmes (Benedict Cumberbatch) is a consulting detective who solves various mysteries in London. John Watson (Martin Freeman) has just returned after serving in the Royal Army Military Corps in Afghanistan. Even after his return to London, the ex-army doctor is haunted by the memories of violence that he witnessed. Met by coincidence, Sherlock soon had John utterly enthralled by his impressive powers of deduction. For these two to become friends and flat mates, much time was not needed. Thus, together, the two solved mysteries that even left the police baffled. Although skeptical at first, the dynamic duo soon had the police convinced of their ability. Soon John’s anatomical knowledge and Sherlock’s remarkable intellect and powers of observation had the ordinary people and also the government of London begging them for their help.


It is actually fun to watch Sherlock solving crimes with his exceptional ability of observation along with the help of the capable John Watson. This is a widely watched series that is loved by most. The intriguing events and the plot twists will keep the nerves of your brain dancing and busy. With intelligence etched into every single second, each and every episode of this series is a delight to watch.

With an average rating of 9.3/10 and earning several awards for various features, Sherlock sure is a series worth watching. However, before watching this series, you must stock your room with food and all the necessary stuff and also take a leave of absence from all your work because once you start watching it, you will not able to take a peaceful breath until you finish watching all the episodes!