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Watch: BBC Releases a 'Sherlock' Short to Sate Your Benedict Cumberbatch Cravings Until Season Three

Photo of Alison Willmore By Alison Willmore | Indiewire December 24, 2013 at 4:05PM

Season three of "Sherlock," BBC's wildly popular modern-day take on Arthur Conan Doyle's iconic detective starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman, will premiere in the U.S. on PBS on January 19th at 10pm. But to tide over eager fans until then, BBC today released "Many Happy Returns," a "Sherlock" mini-episode.
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Season three of "Sherlock," BBC's wildly popular modern day take on Arthur Conan Doyle's iconic detective starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman, will premiere in the U.S. on PBS on January 19th at 10pm. But to tide over eager fans until then, BBC today released "Many Happy Returns," a "Sherlock" mini-episode written by Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat that offers a sense of what's been happening to the characters in the two-year gap between the season, a time in which Dr. Watson (Freeman) and Detective Greg Lestrade (Rupert Graves) both believe Holmes (Cumberbatch) to be dead. Take a look at the seven-minute short below:


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