Struggling hard to get over the New Year's Eve hangover? Well, here comes Sherlock with a perfect remedy to cure your hangover on New Year's Day. The day has come when the "Sherlock" holiday special episode, titled "The Abominable Bride", will be aired, to help you kickstart 2016 in the most "Victorian" way.
The highly-anticipated special will see Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman return as Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson in the modern retelling of Arthur Conan Doyle's classic stories. In this episode, our favourite detective and his loyal assistant will find themselves solving a mystery in 1890s London and they will be joined by Mary Morstan, Inspector Lestrade and Mrs Hudson at 221B Baker Street.
This is the first time that "Sherlock" will be premiered in the US and UK on the same day. So the fans of this popular BBC series in the US can also live stream the episode simultaneously. Meanwhile, the network has also announced that this special will have an encore broadcast on 10 January at 10 pm.
Fans will also have the opportunity to watch "Sherlock: The Abominable Bride" in a special theatrical screening, which is expected to happen across 500 theatres in the US.
According to Movie Insider, the feature-length screening will premiere on 5 January with an encore on 6 January, both days at 7.30pm. The website also hints that the viewers can expect to experience 20 minutes of exclusive, additional footage, which will include a guided set tour of 221B Baker Street
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Official synopsis (Via TV Guide) for "Sherlock: The Abominable Bride" reads: "In 1895 London, Holmes and Watson tackle a ghostly case: the apparition of a woman who committed suicide seems to be on a revenge-inspired rampage. It's a Victorian-themed episode, the title of which is based on the quote ("Ricoletti of the club foot and his abominable wife") from "The Adventure of the Musgrave Ritual", which refers to a case mentioned by Sherlock Holmes."
The 90-minute holiday special episode, titled "Sherlock: The Abominable Bride" will be aired on PBS on Friday, 1 January, 2016 at 9 pm.