Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson Travel Back to the Victorian Era to Solve the Case of ‘The Abominable Bride’

In the extended trailer for the upcoming Sherlock special “The Abominable Bride“, the deductive detective in his trademark hat and his loyal friend find themselves on the case in the 19th Century during the Victorian era.

Benedict Cumberbatch (The Imitation Game) and Martin Freeman (The Hobbit) return as Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson in the acclaimed modern retelling of Arthur Conan Doyle’s classic stories. But now our heroes find themselves in 1890s London. Beloved characters Mary Morstan (played by Amanda Abbington), Inspector Lestrade (Rupert Graves) and Mrs. Hudson (Una Stubbs) also turn up at 221b Baker Street. …

The long-awaited special is set to premiere on New Year’s Day, 2016.

The Abominable Bride” will premiere on-air and simultaneously online Friday, January 1 at 9pm ET, with an encore broadcast on Sunday, January 10 at 10pm ET on MASTERPIECE Mystery! on PBS

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images via Masterpiece/PBS

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