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With what "new" version are you happy?

BBC Sherlock Series 0.46551724137931 46.6% [ 54 ]
Sherlock Holmes 2010/2012 Movies 0.4051724137931 40.5% [ 47 ]
Lucy Liu, yeah let's see that! 0.060344827586207 6.0% [ 7 ]
I heard there's a total different version coming up! 0.068965517241379 6.9% [ 8 ]
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Sherlock Holmes, the books, tv, movies, etc. Discuss it here!

In my opinion, knowing both book and movie makes it more entertaining. When you read the books and also watch whatever else is out there (tv, movie, etc) it gives you a bit more ground to cover, a bigger scope, and thus bigger fun. You start getting excited when they add little things that nod to the original book and author, it's a big nerd party and that's what I love most. You get to discuss the topic backwards and frontwards in any detail instead of just "oh i like this actor, he's funny" There's far more to debate and discover.
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Sherlock Holmes, the books, tv, movies, etc. Discuss it here!

In my opinion, knowing both book and movie makes it more entertaining. When you read the books and also watch whatever else is out there (tv, movie, etc) it gives you a bit more ground to cover, a bigger scope, and thus bigger fun. You start getting excited when they add little things that nod to the original book and author, it's a big nerd party and that's what I love most. You get to discuss the topic backwards and frontwards in any detail instead of just "oh i like this actor, he's funny" There's far more to debate and discover.

Right :3 I read the Canon first, then started to watch the various adaptations, which made both more meaningful - you get to see what you've read, and you get to feel really happy when parts of your favourite story make it into adaptations!
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Oh! Can't decide which one would be really a favorite....yeah the new movies whee

Though it's hard for me to find the Sherlock bbc series, so I haven't really seen it yet.
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I personally enjoy the new movies. I thought they did an exceptional job with capturing the characters.
Downey did a really good job portraying Holmes. And they finally did an amazing job with Watson. I've seen so many people think Watson is this old, fat man when in reality he was in the army and he helps Holmes greatly with the mysteries.
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I personally enjoy the new movies. I thought they did an exceptional job with capturing the characters.
Downey did a really good job portraying Holmes. And they finally did an amazing job with Watson. I've seen so many people think Watson is this old, fat man when in reality he was in the army and he helps Holmes greatly with the mysteries.


Oh yes! I loved that. He was pretty agile, when he meets Holmes, he's just out of the war, right? Though they do change the location of his wound in the book.
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I personally enjoy the new movies. I thought they did an exceptional job with capturing the characters.
Downey did a really good job portraying Holmes. And they finally did an amazing job with Watson. I've seen so many people think Watson is this old, fat man when in reality he was in the army and he helps Holmes greatly with the mysteries.


Oh yes! I loved that. He was pretty agile, when he meets Holmes, he's just out of the war, right? Though they do change the location of his wound in the book.


Yep, he was just out of the war. If I remember... I think he was discharged from the war due to some shrapnel in his leg or knee (or something like that).
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I personally enjoy the new movies. I thought they did an exceptional job with capturing the characters.
Downey did a really good job portraying Holmes. And they finally did an amazing job with Watson. I've seen so many people think Watson is this old, fat man when in reality he was in the army and he helps Holmes greatly with the mysteries.


Oh yes! I loved that. He was pretty agile, when he meets Holmes, he's just out of the war, right? Though they do change the location of his wound in the book.


Yep, he was just out of the war. If I remember... I think he was discharged from the war due to some shrapnel in his leg or knee (or something like that).


Yeah and in later (or earlier, can't remember) books, the "old wound" is in the arm.

Long before, I did have a slight interest in the Sherlock Holmes novels, but it wasn't until after I saw the 2010 movie (and "Without A Clue" and "The Great Mouse Detective" ) that I fell in complete love with it, and made it a goal to read all of the original novels! Even the parody the very author wrote! heart
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I started with the Robert Downey Jr movies, read the books & then became ADDICTED to the BBC version!
I started with Hounds of Baskerville, Study in Scarlet, and Sign of Four. Then I saw the first RDJ movie. Then BBC Sherlock Season 1. Read up on some of the short stories and saw the second RDJ and BBC. Elementary is pretty interesting. smile
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Is there really another version coming up? Other than the "american" Lucy Liu version.
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I'm not so sure I want to see the new "American" version confused
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When does that even come out? did it already? question
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Sherlock BBC is awesome
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When does that even come out? did it already? question


Yup. I believe Elementary is about four episodes into its first season by now. Maybe more. I saw the first episode but haven't really been keeping up with it.
I LOVE the Robert Downey Jr version of Sherlock Holmes. I haven't seen the other versions yet, but I probably will eventually.

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