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A Study in Pink




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Episode Info

Contemporary crime drama, based on the novels by Arthur Conan Doyle. A war hero, invalided home from Afghanistan, meets a strange but charismatic genius who is looking for a flatmate; it is London, 2010, and Dr Watson and Sherlock Holmes are meeting for the first time. A string of impossible suicides has Scotland Yard baffled - and only one man can help.


Benedict Cumberbatch
as Sherlock Holmes
Martin Freeman
as Dr. John Watson
Rupert Graves
as Detective Inspector Lestrade
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Critic reviews for A Study in Pink

The game, dear viewers, is most definitely on.

February 17, 2017 | Rating: 7.8/10 | Full Review…

It's slick, and quick, and yes, compelling. But there's also a sanity about it, a pantomime squeaky-cleanness.

February 17, 2017 | Full Review…

As it works through the giddy first-episode eagerness, the show displays a more enduring patience to build its world on a satisfying multi-episode arc.

February 13, 2017 | Rating: B | Full Review…
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