“Sherlock” season 3, episode 1: “The Empty Hearse” airs tonight.
Two years after the devastating events of The Reichenbach Fall, John appears to have got on with his life. New horizons and romance beckon. But, with London under threat of a devastating terrorist attack, Sherlock is about to take John at his word, staging his resurrection with all the theatricality that comes so naturally to him. If Sherlock thinks everything will be just as he left it, though, he’s in for a very big surprise…
The show’s summary reads:
“‘Sherlock’” is a three-part series that retells the tale of England’s most celebrated detective but in a modern-day setting, with Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman taking the leads as Sherlock Holmes and Dr John Watson respectively. A thrilling, funny, fast-paced contemporary remake of the Arthur Conan Doyle classic.”
“Sherlock” season 3, episode 1: “The Empty Hearse” airs Jan. 1, at 4 p.m. EST on BBC One.