The BEST episodes of Sherlock season 3

Every episode of Sherlock season 3, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Sherlock season 3!

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

Last Updated: 5/21/2023Network:BBC One
His Last Vow
8312 votes

#1 - His Last Vow

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 1/12/2014

A case of stolen letters leads Sherlock Holmes into a long conflict with Charles Augustus Magnussen, the Napoleon of blackmail, and the one man he truly hates. But how do you tackle a foe who knows the personal weakness of every person of importance in the Western world?

Directors: Nick Hurran
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The Empty Hearse
9259 votes

#2 - The Empty Hearse

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/1/2014

Two years after the devastating events of The Reichenbach Fall, Dr. John Watson has got on with his life. New horizons, romance and a comforting domestic future beckon. But with London under threat of a huge terrorist attack, Sherlock Holmes is about to rise from the grave with all the theatricality that comes so naturally to him. It's what his best friend wanted more than anything, but for John Watson it might well be a case of 'be careful what you wish for!' If Sherlock thinks everything will be just as he left it, though, he is in for a very big surprise...

Directors: Jeremy Lovering
Writer: Mark Gatiss
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The Sign of Three
8361 votes

#3 - The Sign of Three

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/5/2014

Sherlock faces his biggest challenge of all — delivering a Best Man's speech on John's wedding day. But all isn't quite as it seems. Mortal danger stalks the reception, and someone might not make it to the happy couple's first dance. Sherlock must thank the bridesmaids, solve the case and stop a killer!

Directors: Colm McCarthy
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes

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