A modern update finds the famous sleuth and his doctor partner solving crime in 21st-century London.
In this modernized version of the Conan Doyle characters, using his detective plots, Sherlock Holmes lives in early-21st-century London and acts more cocky towards Scotland Yards detective inspector Lestrade because hes actually less confident. Doctor Watson is now a fairly young veteran of the Afghan war, less adoring and more active.
A modernised series of adaptations of the Sherlock Holmes novels by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. John Watson (Martin Freeman), an army doctor, is wounded in Afghanistan and invalided out of the Army. Back in London his search for a place to stay leads him to share a flat with Sherlock Holmes (Benedict Cumberbatch), a brilliant but eccentric private detective. Together they solve baffling, and often bizarre, murder mysteries. They must also compete with Holmes nemesis, the criminal genius Moriarty.