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Sherlock: Season 4 (2017)




Critic Consensus: Sherlock makes a welcome and shocking return, and Cumberbatch and Freeman are game, but it may prove difficult to live up to the lofty expectations created by the series' lengthy hiatus.


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The quirky spin on Arthur Conan Doyle's iconic sleuth pitches him as a "high-functioning sociopath" in modern-day London. Assisting him in his investigations: Afghanistan War vet John Watson, who's introduced to Holmes by a mutual acquaintance.


Benedict Cumberbatch
as Sherlock Holmes
Martin Freeman
as Dr. John Watson
Rupert Graves
as Detective Inspector Lestrade
Una Stubbs
as Mrs. Hudson
Andrew Scott
as Jim Moriarty
Vinette Robinson
as Sgt. Sally Donovan

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Critic Reviews for Sherlock: Season 4

All Critics (15) | Top Critics (4)

Enough, already.

August 31, 2017 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

If Sherlock were to continue, its problems would only grow, while its virtues would stay the same.

August 15, 2017 | Full Review…

The Six Thatchers is worthy of all the hype, and a powerful comeback. Steer clear of Twitter for a while - as promised, the plot twists are brutal, and anything but elementary.

May 31, 2017 | Full Review…

Once fleet, wry and cheerfully eccentric, it has become bombastic and bloated.

March 20, 2017 | Full Review…

In "Bad Boys" Joe Pantoliano's Captain Howard says "Just do what you do; only faster." That's the exact pep talk that you imagine Gatiss and Moffatt having with Cumberbatch and Freeman as they return to Baker Street for the 4th series of "Sherlock."

February 9, 2017 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…

Sherlock continues to leave its mark not only on television, but on the legacy of Sherlock Holmes.

January 30, 2017 | Rating: 8/10 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Sherlock: Season 4


The momentum was lost and the screenwriter seemed to have lost track of what captivated the viewers in the first place. The episodes are all over the place with no clear connections, it was an understandable disappointment.


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