A Short Guide to the Sherlock Holmes Adaptations Out There Right Now

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We live in a world with a whole lot of Sherlock Holmes. Given the cyclical nature of pop culture memory, it's no surprise that one popular Sherlock spawned another, which spawned another. Arthur Conan Doyle's crime stories and sassy detective have been captivating audiences for two centuries, so we'd say they've proven their right to be present in our lives.

It was announced today that another Sherlock would be joining the pack: Ian McKellan will be playing an elderly Holmes in the upcoming adaptation of the novel A Slight Trick of Mind. In celebration we rounded up a few of the more notable Sherlocks of recent memory.

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