Young Sherlock Holmes

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“Good show, Watson!” John Watson, and his role model Sherlock Holmes are characters from Arthur Conan Doyle’s most famous Sherlock Holmes Series. Young Sherlock Holmes is a movie that recreated the first time that Sherlock and Watson become friends. The characters in this movie, Young Sherlock Holmes, are that of many. Of course there was Sherlock Holmes himself and his apprentice John Watson, but also there was others. Including Sherlock’s love interest, Elizabeth Hardy; the professor, Professor Rathe; and the nurse, Mrs. Dribb. In the movie, it shows the first time Watson and Holmes meet. Right away, Holmes is shown to be a student with very high intelligence. When citizens start having mental breaks and committing suicides, Holmes starts to suspect something. He rushes down to the police station, and tells the lead detective that he believes that something is wrong, but the detective just blows it off. After Sherlock finds a clue that leads him to an egyptian cult, he gets himself and his friends into trouble. Arthur Conan Doyle has written many other works that included important characters such as Sherlock Holmes, Brigadier Gerard and Professor Challenger (Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Literary Estate). If the film, Young Sherlock Holmes, is historically correct compared to the novels written by Arthur Conan Doyle, then the film could be used to learning purposes. Sherlock is a very smart and young student. Many of his classmates put him to the test to see how intelligent he really is, which Sherlock demolishes in 60 minutes. He is also a very fast learner, that means if you tell him directions he will remember them, and fix his errors. This is one reason that Sherlock may be so good at fencing. He also has some qualities that... ... middle of paper ... ...bout, and seeing that, yes the movie Young Sherlock Holmes and Arthur Conan Doyle’s short series are closely related. In the television Elementary, not only are the characters drastically changed, but also is the time and place. It is depicted in current times, in New York City. Oh yeah, Watson is a girl too. In the film Young Sherlock Holmes, Watson befriends Sherlock and they go on quite the adventure. Sherlock investigates recent suicides, that is related to cult activity. Travesty is all that ends up in the end, due to the fact that Sherlock’s love interest, Elizabeth, was shot and killed in an altercation between Sherlock and his fencing professor Rathe. The main characters in this film are Sherlock, Watson, Elizabeth, and Rathe. These characters have been recreated throughout many different ways, and they are the reasons for many happy audiences everywhere.
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