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Sherlock

Yes, grab your new 2014 calendar and save the date!

Entertainment Weekly has announced that the much anticipated third season premiere of “Sherlock” will air on Jan. 19, 2014 at 10 pm on Masterpiece Theater.

Can you see me doing the happy dance here? Because I am!

And it sounds like season three will be well worth the wait. According to EW, Rebecca Eaton, Masterpiece’s executive producer, had this to say about the upcoming new episodes: “They are jaw dropping. They are like small movies. Benedict and Martin are so in their Sherlock-Watson groove. They are so comfortable with that relationship it’s like being in the room with them.”

Doesn’t that sound so good? I love Benedict Cumberbatch as Sherlock and Martin Freeman as Watson; their relationship has been fun to watch in both seasons one and two, and to know that it’s going to get even better – well, all I can say is, I am really looking forward to the premiere of season three.

While it was nice to see Cumberbatch land a role in “Star Trek” and of course, be the voice of Smaug in “The Hobbit,” and I do think Freeman is an excellent Bilbo Baggins, these roles have definitely made for a long wait between seasons two and three for “Sherlock” lovers.

In the last episode of season two, we watched as Sherlock fell from a rooftop – seemingly to his death. In “The Empty Hearse” we’ll find out more about what really happened to Sherlock. The second episode is “The Sign of the Three,” and the final episode is “The Last Vow,” which will air February 2.

So once again, we’re only getting three episodes in season three. I don’t know about you, but I know once February comes, I’ll be on the edge of my seat waiting for news of season four. Yes, the series is that good.

Have you watched the previous seasons of “Sherlock”? Are you excited about the premiere of season three? Let us know in the comments below!

2 COMMENTS

  1. It’s about time! I’m oh so excited to have “Sherlock” back! I love the show and both of those actors, by themselves and in their respective roles. Need to re-watch the first two seasons though, to prepare. And a double shot of PBS, with Downton Abbey followed by Sherlock, should be very interesting for TV viewing and for ratings following.

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