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Topic # 89952 12-Sep-2011 15:57
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Hi There!

I have just enjoyed one of the most enjoyable TV Pilots in my lifetime.

Sherlock Holmes is absolutely outstanding in every regard, I can't highly enough recommend it.


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  Reply # 520054 12-Sep-2011 16:23
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You mean Sherlock, the one with Martin Freeman in it? If so, agreed - it was a brilliant show.



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  Reply # 520064 12-Sep-2011 16:35
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  Reply # 520065 12-Sep-2011 16:36
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All three episodes are excellent and they're making another series (The Hobbit notwithstanding) apparently.

Produced by Steven Moffat of Doctor Who fame.

I saw it when my aunty posted me the VHS tapes of it of course.

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  Reply # 520067 12-Sep-2011 16:42
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Yep that's the same show I referred to, and yep - still great :)

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  Reply # 520078 12-Sep-2011 17:04
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it was built into Martin Freemans contract that he could stop filming the hobbit and do more sherlock which he did a couple months ago




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  Reply # 520104 12-Sep-2011 18:17
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+1 thoroughly excellent episodes thus far, very well done indeed.

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  Reply # 520127 12-Sep-2011 19:26
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Very good episodes, and it was actually on TV One three months ago, for those who missed it - there goes the excuse of "those TV series are never released here"...





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  Reply # 520141 12-Sep-2011 19:59
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freitasm: Very good episodes, and it was actually on TV One three months ago, for those who missed it - there goes the excuse of "those TV series are never released here"...



I have to say I was very impressed with TV One playing them in such a timely manner.
Kudos to TV One for that.

Sadly, few and far between though.

The Blu-ray/DVD was released almost immediately afterwards as well.
Perhaps there is pressure being put on NZ networks to buy series sooner rather than later in order to get the Blu-ray/DVD release out sooner?

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  Reply # 520160 12-Sep-2011 20:38
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freitasm: Very good episodes, and it was actually on TV One three months ago, for those who missed it - there goes the excuse of "those TV series are never released here"...


Well, timely as in A WHOLE YEAR LATER.
(It first aired in July 2010..)


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  Reply # 520178 12-Sep-2011 21:25
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freitasm: Very good episodes, and it was actually on TV One three months ago, for those who missed it - there goes the excuse of "those TV series are never released here"...



/devils advocate

It originally aired (overseas) in 2010 about 14 months ago.

Airing here 3 months ago is so late it's a non factor "given the internet".

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  Reply # 520186 12-Sep-2011 21:31
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Ragnor:
freitasm: Very good episodes, and it was actually on TV One three months ago, for those who missed it - there goes the excuse of "those TV series are never released here"...



/devils advocate

It originally aired (overseas) in 2010 about 14 months ago.

Airing here 3 months ago is so late it's a non factor "given the internet".


I don't even remember what memes were around 14 months ago!


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  Reply # 520205 12-Sep-2011 21:50
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Oh wow. How wrong was I.

Ok, my original stance stands.
Studios need to get off their back sides and start providing legal alternatives for willing and paying customers, at least in NZ.
Cut out the archaic broadcast networks altogether.

/off topic rant ends

Something slightly more on topic, does anyone know if any further episodes have aired overseas yet?

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  Reply # 520259 13-Sep-2011 00:39
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Ragnor:
freitasm: Very good episodes, and it was actually on TV One three months ago, for those who missed it - there goes the excuse of "those TV series are never released here"...



/devils advocate

It originally aired (overseas) in 2010 about 14 months ago.

Airing here 3 months ago is so late it's a non factor "given the internet".


The fact is the OP watched the programs three months after it was on TV... In that case you can hardly say the OP was in any hurry, so I think my comment stands.
 




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  Reply # 520350 13-Sep-2011 10:40
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Been meaning to catch up on this one. Moffat is a great writer. Doctor Who, 'nuff said. Coupling was really, really funny too.




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  Reply # 520351 13-Sep-2011 10:49
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I enjoyed that series as well, does anyone know when more are due?

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