'Sherlock' Season 3: Steven Moffat recognizes Benedict Cumberbatch's sexy edge

Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes mysteries are about a lot of things -- crime, clues, social mores, thrilling adventures, weird science and colorful villains. But at their heart is the friendship of two lonely men: wounded war veteran Dr. John Watson and eccentric consulting detective Sherlock Holmes.Thrown together as flat mates, the two men become investigative partners, confidants and the stars of their own stories, written by Watson. But as close as friends can be, they remain separate people. Sooner or later, life -- and death -- will intrude.On Sunday, Jan. 19 (check local listings), PBS and the BBC's version of "Sherlock," starring Benedict Cumberbatch as Holmes and Martin Freeman as Watson, returns to "Masterpiece Mystery!" for a third season of three 90-minute episodes, paired with another blockbuster hit, "Downton Abbey."In the opener, called "The Empty Hearse," Holmes has faked his death in a leap from the roof of St. Bart's Hospital in London. When...



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