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Sherlock: What If Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson Lived in the Present?

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Sherlock Holmes is the best known detective in the world. His use of deduction and evidence was almost contemporary – and certainly far ahead of its time. So, the question arises – how great a detective would Holmes be now, in this age of amazing forensic science? See for yourself when Season One of the BBC series Sherlock comes to DVD and Blu-ray.

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TELEVISION REVIEW: Matt Smith’s Doctor is Goofy, Smart and Scary as $#!+!!!

When we last saw The Doctor, he was having a spot of bother – what with his rocky regeneration and the TARDIS aflame around him. When Doctor Who [BBC America, Saturday, 9/8C] returns, the TARDIS is spinning out of control over London – The Doctor dangling from the doors like a misplaced participle. So, yeah. Danger from the get-go.

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A little girl kneels beside her bed, praying for someone to help her by fixing a crack in her wall. She can hear voices from the other side of the crack and they scare her. The TARDIS crashes to earth – with a barely safe Doctor – in the backyard of an old house. On its side, doors facing up. It’s the house where the little girl lives and it’s just her luck that a Doctor who’s not yet fully formed has appeared – but he seems up to the job… barely.

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