How did Sherlock survive Season 2’s fall? Elementary, my dear Watson.
The men of Sherlock may be famous movie stars now, but they still make room for the show that made them international success stories. That’s why, in the not-so-distant future, Sherlock will finally return for a third season. And now, after an incredibly torturous long break, we’ve got our first look at their return.
Behold: Sherlock‘s Season 3 teaser:
When Season 2 ended, we watched as Sherlock (Benedict Cumberbatch) fell to his “death” from atop a building. Watson (Martin Freeman) was devastated: That was his best friend. His death was faked, though. And now we see his return. But how did his friends and family get on in his absence? And, perhaps most importantly, how will they (especially Watson) handle his reappearance? Season 3’s premiere, “The Empty Hearse,” will show exactly that.
We can’t wait! It’s been a year and a half since the Season 2 finale, and most likely, it will be closer to two years by the time Season 3 begins to air on PBS (it’s scheduled to air in 2014).
We’ve seen plenty of Cumberbatch and Freeman since Season 2 of Sherlock. Freeman most recently played a young Bilbo Baggins in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. We also saw Cumberbatch play the villainous Kahn in the newest Star Trek movie. (Can we talk about how great he was as the villain?) That’s not enough, though. Cumberbatch fans (who call themselves “Cumberb****es”) want to see him as Sherlock again. Freeman and Cumberbatch really do shine brightest when working together, after all.
The only downside is that, just like the first two seasons, the third season will only include three new 90-minute episodes. Still, those 4-1/2 hours will be glorious. Glorious, we say!