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The Hounds of Baskerville is the second episode of the second series of the BBC crime drama series Sherlock, which follows the modern-day adventures of Sherlock Holmes. First broadcast by BBC One on 8 January 2012, the episode was written by Mark Gatiss and directed by Paul McGuigan.

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Allusions to Conan Doyle stories Edit

The majority of the episode is based off the Sir Arthur Conan Doyle story The Hound of the Baskervilles. These include:

  • The flashing lights that John Watson sees on the moor is a reference to the original John's sighting of the light of the escaped convict Selden.

Other Conan Doyle stories are alluded to in the episode, including:

  • Sherlock's entry to 221B Baker Street with a harpoon alludes to a scene from the story Black Peter.[1]

Notes and references Edit

  1. From the DVD commentary for the Sherlock episode The Hounds of Baskerville.

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