Tag Archives: Television

Sherlock Holmes in Popular Culture


Stories about crimes always succeeded by fascination. At the latest since Cain and Abel the topic of crime and punishment and the becoming of “good” and “evil” evolved to elementary questions.

Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Murders in the Rue Morgue” (1841) is considered the first modern detective story.

But 40 years later one would come to re-invent the whole genre of detective fiction: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle with the greatest detective of all times – Sherlock Holmes. Read More →