3. The Lying Detective – 11%
Shooting right up to the top of the table is season four’s ‘The Lying Detective’, which is far and away the most popular episode of this most recent run of the show. Perhaps it was Toby Jones’ repulsive villain or the reunion of Sherlock and John or the shocking revelation at the end, but this is an episode no fan can forget.
2. The Reichenbach Fall – 19%
In many ways ‘The Reichenbach Fall’ is the most significant episode in the whole of Sherlock, as it features the climactic showdown between Sherlock and Moriarty that the show has been dealing with ever since. Just like in our 2015 poll, it comes in at second place. That means that the most popular episode of Sherlock ever is…
1. A Scandal in Belgravia – 20%
Yes, it was a very close one, but you have voted season two’s opener ‘A Scandal in Belgravia’ as the finest episode of Sherlock…. just as it was in our 2015 poll! Clearly, the unusual love story between Sherlock and Irene is an eternal favourite of the Sherlock fandom that will go down as the show’s finest hour.
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