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Sherlock: The Lying Detective (TV)

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Original title
Sherlock: The Lying Detective (TV)
Running time
89 min.
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Steven Moffat, Mark Gatiss (Characters: Arthur Conan Doyle)
David Arnold, Michael Price
Neville Kidd
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BBC / Zak Productions / Hartswood Films
Mystery. Drama | Crime. Serial Killers. Sherlock Holmes. TV Movie
Movie Groups
Sherlock | Arthur Conan Doyle Adaptations
Synopsis / Plot
As Sherlock attempts to comfort John Watson after his wife's death entrepreneur and apparent philanthropist Culverton Smith tests a new drug on daughter Faith and his employees to make them forget his confession that he is planning to commit murder. Faith has a partial memory and approaches Sherlock to identify a likely victim but her disappearance and his descent into drug-taking lands him in Smith's hospital and at his mercy. However Sherlock is not as helpless as he appears and has his own way of trapping Smith though the final shock is reserved to Watson as his therapist springs a terrible surprise on him.
2017: Emmy: Nominated for Best TV Movie & Actor (Benedict Cumberbatch)
2017: Critics Choice Awards: Nominated for Best TV Movie
2017: Producers Guild Awards (PGA): Nominated for Best TV Miniseries or TVMovie
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