I finally gave in and watched this recently on Netflix. I can certainly see what all the fuss has been about, yet I don't understand the extremely short seasons at all. The lead roles, writers, etc..all do a fine job of it and it's a tribute to the original tales from Doyle.
Yet I still prefer Elementary."
Sherlock Holmes (Benedict Cumberbatch) and his flatmate, Dr. John Watson (Martin Freeman) are consulting detectives for the The Metropolitan Police Service in 21st century London. They work with Detective Inspector Greg Lestrade (Rupert Graves) to solve various crimes.
Thanks to Laín Coubert for the suggestion!"