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Season 1 2010

  • 2010-07-26T08:00:00+12:00 on BBC One
  • 90 mins
  • 4 hours, 25 mins
  • United Kingdom
  • English
  • Drama, Crime, Mystery

When a chance encounter brings soldier John Watson into Sherlock's life, it's apparent the two men couldn't be more different, but Sherlock's intellect coupled with John's pragmatism soon forges an unbreakable alliance as they investigate a series of baffling cases together.

3 episodes

1x01 A Study in Pink

  • Series Premiere

    2010-07-26T08:00:00+12:00 — 88 mins

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.

1x02 The Blind Banker

  • 2010-08-02T08:00:00+12:00 — 88 mins

A mysterious cipher is being scrawled on the walls around London. The first person to see the cipher is dead within hours of reading it. Sherlock plunges into a world of codes and symbols, consulting with London's best graffiti artists. He soon learns that the city is in the grip a gang of international smugglers, a secret society called the Black Lotus.

1x03 The Great Game

  • 2010-08-09T08:00:00+12:00 — 89 mins

A strange clue in an empty room, a blood-soaked car, a priceless Old Master, a deranged bomber. With the clock ticking, the curtain rises on a battle of wits between Sherlock, John and the shadowy stranger who seems to know all the answers...