How Sherlock Changed the World

  • Network: PBS
  • Series Premiere Date: Dec 17, 2013

Mixed or average reviews - based on 6 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 6
  2. Negative: 1 out of 6

Where To Watch

Stream On

Critic Reviews

  1. Reviewed by: Brian Lowry
    Dec 16, 2013
    Even an ardent Holmes aficionado might find two hours singing the praises of a fictional character feel like a bit much.
  2. Reviewed by: David Hinckley
    Dec 16, 2013
    Odd as it sounds, How Sherlock Changed the World argues persuasively that it was a crime writer, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, who virtually invented the modern science of forensics by having his fictional detective employ it.
  3. Reviewed by: Neil Genzlinger
    Dec 16, 2013
    The program overstates its case, suggesting that modern-day forensics wouldn’t exist without Holmes. That’s like saying there would have been no lunar landing without Jules Verne or no organ transplants without Mary Shelley.

There are no user reviews yet.