... And so, eventually, several years after everyone else (even in France) these mini-series turned out to be truly inescapable. And not all that disagreeable, either, if truth be told!
I have gone off detective shows, as you know, but every now and then, I relapse (as do all former addicts with some self-respect, right?.. don't they?) cheerfully goaded on by my two daughters. (Clearly, at ten and sixteen, they are a lot more titillated by Cumberbatch than I am.)
(What titillates me : That Holmes and Watson ran into each other again in 'The Hobbit'. Small world?)