Many Happy Returns, A Mini-Episode Prequel to ‘Sherlock’ Series Three on BBC

The BBC has released a Sherlock mini-episode, “Many Happy Returns,” in anticipation of the return of the show’s third series. In the seven-minute short, Anderson tries to prove that Sherlock isn’t dead, Detective Inspector Lestrade visits John Watson to give him some of Sherlock’s old belongings, and Sherlock makes his way back to London. The show will return on January 1st, 2014 in the UK with “The Empty Hearse.”

Sherlock has been gone for two years. But someone isn’t quite convinced that he’s dead… #SherlockLives

John Watson has also posted one final update to his blog that relates to the events of “Many Happy Returns.”