In this seven-minute mini-episode “Many Happy Returns” of the hit TV show “Sherlock,” written by the show’s creators Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss, we see Benedict Cumberbatch at it again as the great detective, Sherlock Holmes, as he makes his journey back to his roommate, colleague, and best friend Dr. John Watson (Martin Freeman).
Warning: Spoilers ahead, so if you’ve never watched “Sherlock” or are catching up, stop reading now.
After Sherlock disappears after faking his own death in “The Final Problem” to fool his archenemy Jim Moriarty’s henchmen — who vowed to kill those closest to Sherlock if he did not die — fans shared endless conspiracy theories on how clever the detective would have to be to convince even Watson (who sees Sherlock jump off the roof of St. Bartholomew’s Hospital) of his own demise.
We know Sherlock is indeed alive thanks to the last scene in “The Final Problem” where he lurks in behind trees hiding from Watson and his beloved landlady Mrs. Hudson (Una Stubbs) as they lament over his grave.
So what has Sherlock been up to since he’s been presumed dead and how have his friends and colleagu… [Read more]