[TV SERIES] Elementary & Sherlock

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As a lover of the old Sherlock series of films I approached both these series with trepidation. However they are both fantastic with excellent scripts, wonderful acting and a great respect for the originals.

Both series take the essentials from the original books and update the action to the present day; however they refuse to change or simplify the characters and most importantly the awkward relationship between Sherlock, Watson and the police.

Sherlock is a unique genius who doesn't fit into society in any way - a favourite quote from Sherlock is "I'm not a psychopath I'm a high functioning sociopath" - but their desperate attempts to operate in a "normal" world and deal with simple issues - such as friendship - bring the most affecting moments to both series. They are also moments of humour and pathos at times.

Finally they are wonderful examples of drama that refuses to hold your hand or talk down to it's audience.

BRILLIANT and HIGHLY RECOMMENDED
 
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