Sherlock–From Worst To Best

by criticalhit009

Couldn’t agree more. I’ve never been a fan of Moffat’s writing, though I’ve had a taste of his share of shows (Sherlock, Doctor Who.)

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So the long-awaited Season 3 of Sherlock finally premiered here in America on PBS this past Sunday. I enjoyed it quite a bit, and thinking about it inspired me to think about the previous 6 episodes of Sherlock (spread across 2 seasons and available on Netflix/Amazon Instant/Hulu Plus). Specifically, where I rank them and which I think is the best story. So, here we go:

6. The Blind Banker (Season 1, Episode 2)

Never have I seen a piece of television start out so promising and torpedo itself with its own storytelling so swiftly. A grafittied painting in a bank leads to Sherlock (Benedict Cumberbatch being called in to investigate, where he and Watson (Martin Freeman) eventually uncover a deep conspiracy involving a Chinese smuggling ring funded by the Triads and an expat pottery expert (Gemma Chan) who’s tied up with them.

Chinese gang warfare isn’t explored much in Western…

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