11:29am PT by Aaron Couch
'Sherlock' Honest Trailer Calls Watson "The Original Cumberbitch"
Sherlock turned Benedict Cumberbatch into a geek icon, so it's only fitting that the BBC series is getting an Honest Trailer in honor of Doctor Strange hitting theaters this week.
The YouTube series has a lot of questions for the sleuth series — chief of which is: Why does Martin Freeman's Watson (who is described as "the original Cumberbitch") stick by Sherlock's side, despite the constant abuse?
Honest Trailers notes that Sherlock Holmes describes himself as a "high-functioning sociopath," which is code for being "a ginormous dick to everyone." And the trailer also bemoans the fact that the show talks so much about blogging and gives Sherlock "the power of knowing whatever the script needs him to know" — regardless of plausibility.
And there's plenty more where that came from.
Doctor Strange hits theaters Nov. 4. Sherlock season four premieres in the U.S. and U.K. on Jan. 1, 2017.