Sherlock Review: "The Hounds of Baskerville"

"The Hounds of Baskerville" delves into the Sherlock/Watson relationship perhaps more than any other episode of this BBC series to date, so let's take a minute to discuss why, exactly, John Watson puts up with Sherlock.

The question of why Sherlock needs John is pretty obvious. From a practical standpoint, John is his sounding board, he'll do footwork for him and he can interact with normal humans in a way Sherlock can't.

Plus, he's a crack shot capable of physically defending Sherlock, as in the very first episode. Beyond that, Sherlock clearly values his friendship, even though he's loathe to admit it. Read More...


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