The BEST seasons of Sherlock

Every season of Sherlock ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best seasons of Sherlock!

Sherlock Holmes and his partner Dr. John Watson solve crimes in 21st century London.

Last Updated: 2/1/2024Network: BBC OneStatus: Ended
Season 2
1846 votes

#1 - Season 2

First Aired 1/1/2012

A Royal scandal, a dazzling game of cat and mouse. The seductive Irene Adler is cold, calculating, brilliant. Has Sherlock finally met his match?

Season 1
2146 votes

#2 - Season 1

First Aired 7/25/2010

When a chance encounter brings soldier John Watson into Sherlock's life, it's apparent the two men couldn't be more different, but Sherlock's intellect coupled with John's pragmatism soon forges an unbreakable alliance as they investigate a series of baffling cases together.

Season 3
1665 votes

#3 - Season 3

First Aired 1/1/2014

Sherlock is back, but will things ever be the same again?

Season 4
1349 votes

#4 - Season 4

First Aired 1/1/2017

The fourth series begins with the nation’s favourite detective, the mercurial Sherlock Holmes, back once more on British soil, as Doctor Watson and his wife, Mary, prepare for their biggest ever challenge - becoming parents for the first time.