The Sherlock to my Watson

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Beautifully written description of Holmes & Watson!

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Sherlock and Watson

I have recently started watching the BBC’s Sherlock. Set in present day London, this adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s beloved detective stories features an exceptionally intelligent and sarcastic Sherlock Holmes with his quiet and loyal friend Dr. John Watson. Revolving around the amazing and entertaining Benedict Cumberbatch as Holmes and the talented Martin Freeman (of The Hobbit) as Watson, the show is smartly written and full of unexpected turns! It tips its hat to Doyle’s stories, while giving them a modern (and sometimes darker) twist.

It is not just the witty British humor and the literary connection that has me hooked. It is the relationship between Sherlock and Watson that really reels me in, and this relationship between one of literature’s most famous duos has recently taught me an important lesson about true friendship.

In the first episode, Dr. John Watson returns home from military service and through a…

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