The BEST episodes of Sherlock season 1

Every episode of Sherlock season 1, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Sherlock season 1!

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

Last Updated: 2/1/2024Network: BBC OneStatus: Ended
A Study in Pink
14458 votes

#1 - A Study in Pink

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 7/25/2010

A war hero, invalided home from Afghanistan, meets a strange but charismatic genius who is looking for a flatmate - it is London in 2010, and Dr Watson and Sherlock Holmes are meeting for the first time. A string of impossible suicides has Scotland Yard baffled - and only one man can help.

Directors: Paul McGuigan
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The Great Game
11424 votes

#2 - The Great Game

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 8/8/2010

A strange clue in an empty room, a blood-soaked car, a priceless Old Master, a deranged bomber. With the clock ticking, the curtain rises on a battle of wits between Sherlock, John and the shadowy stranger who seems to know all the answers...

Directors: Paul McGuigan
Writer: Mark Gatiss
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The Blind Banker
12730 votes

#3 - The Blind Banker

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 8/1/2010

A mysterious cipher is being scrawled on walls around London, and the first person to see it dies within hours of reading it. Can Sherlock and John solve the case?

Directors: Euros Lyn
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