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Masterpiece Episode: "Sherlock: A Study in Pink"

Season 40, Episode 29
Episode Synopsis: The witty "Sherlock: A Study in Pink" reimagines the Arthur Conan Doyle sleuth as a "high-functioning sociopath" (Benedict Cumberbatch) in modern-day London who draws potential flatmate Watson (Martin Freeman), an Afghanistan War vet, into his orbit when they're paired together as potential flatmates by a mutual acquaintance. The pair's first case: suicides that stump Insp. Lestrade (Rupert Graves). Watson also meets a mysterious man who calls himself Sherlock's "arch-enemy."
Original Air Date: Oct 24, 2010
Guest Cast David Nellist: Mike Stamford Louise Breckon-Richards: Jennifer Wilson Victoria Wicks: Margaret Patterson Phil Davis: Jeff Benedict Cumberbatch: Sherlock Holmes Siobhan Hewlett: Helen Vinette Robinson: Sgt. Sally Donovan Lisa McAllister: Anthea Jonathan Aris: Anderson Tanya Moodie: Ella Sean Young: Gary Martin Freeman: Dr. John Watson Mark Gatiss: Mycroft Holmes Imogen Slaughter: Reporter William Scott-Masson: Sir Jeffrey Patterson Peter Brooke: Taxi Passenger Stanley Townsend: Angelo Rupert Graves: Insp. Lestrade Una Stubbs: Mrs. Hudson

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Premiered: January 10, 1971, on PBS
Rating: TV-PG
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Premise: PBS's longest running (and most honored) dramatic series is an Anglophile's delight, featuring British adaptations of literary classics and original works. The first `Masterpiece' was `The First Churchills,' and since then it has won nine Peabodys and 29 Emmys (beginning with Susan Hampshire's Best Actress award for `Churchills'). Its many memorable productions include `Upstairs, Downstairs,' `I, Claudius,' 'The Jewel in the Crown,' `House of Cards,' `Poldark' and `Prime Suspect.'

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