Coping with Sherlock withdrawals

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Since the end of the highly acclaimed BBC series, it’s but natural to miss the brilliant Sherlock Holmes and his blogger John Watson

 
Sherlock

If you haven’t heard of this show, you’ve been living under a rock for four years. This adaptation of Arthur Conan Doyle’s most famous creation sees Sherlock Holmes in 21st century London with Dr John Watson as his crime-solving partner and trusty blogger. Its clever story lines, beautifully crafted dialogues and superlative performances have won over fans and critics alike.

 

Elementary

Similar to Sherlock, this adaptation is set in 21st century too, albeit in New York City. Sherlock Holmes is a recovering drug addict from London whose roommate is Dr Joan Watson (yes, a woman).

 

Suits

Harvey Specter and Mike Ross make up a pair of extremely powerful lawyers in New York City. Ross, not unlike Sherlock Holmes, is brilliant and has an eidetic memory; however, he is college dropout working under the guise of being a qualified lawyer. Specter, his boss, is aware and helps in the cover up.

 

Castle

Richard Castle is a bestselling mystery novelist who teams up with Kate Beckett, a police detective, in New York City to investigate strange and unusual crimes, after a murder is committed similar to a premise in one of Castle’s books.

 

The Mentalist

Patrick Jane, a former fake psychic, starts working for the CBI after the murder of his wife and child. He is pitted with a former CBI agent Teresa Lisbon in the hunt for a serial killer called Red John – the murderer of Jane’s family.

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