It's been only three months since Sherlock concluded its brilliant third season, but I—like many other rabid fans—already crave more of Steven Moffat and Benedict Cumberbatch's delightful, off-kilter take on the famous detective. Until then, we have Pete Holmes' very funny send-up of the character, in which all of Sherlock's swift, cocky deductions totally miss the mark.
It's a highly amusing spoof of the character, but also of the show: the sketch is shot in the style of Sherlock, with the detective arrogantly rattling off his chain of reasoning in rapid-fire sequences. Unfortunately, said reasoning is not just elementary but completely wrong.
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