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While some fans of the super sleuth feel that Sherlock Holmes is and always will be a Victorian entity, fans of Masterpiece Mystery! know full well Sherlock is perfectly suited for 21st century life. 53 more words

Inspiration: Grantchester

Have you been watching Grantchester on Masterpiece Mystery?  On my PBS station, it’s been airing at 10:30 on Sunday nights (after Downton Abbey and after the horrifyingly bad Downton wrap-up show), in what is possibly the worst time slot available. 192 more words


'Grantchester' Episode 6 Recap: Season Finale

After six episodes, it’s time to say a temporary goodbye to our gruff inspector and young vicar with a drinking problem. And although they seemed like clichés at first, they have become so much more to us over this season. 1,099 more words


Alan Cumming is the new 50

Alan Cumming drops by my place on a semi-regular basis, whenever Masterpiece Mystery is on.  As the host he functions as the preface to the story about to unfold to a very devoted community of viewers.  467 more words


Checking in with an Old Friend

Oof, it has been more than two-and-a-half months since I last wrote a blog post. Time has a way of getting away from you when you’re just dealing with the regular demands of life – work, home, holidays, kid activities, etc. 799 more words

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'Grantchester' Episode 5 Recap

The Sidney-Geordie bromance takes a trip to London for a boy’s night that turns dark, and almost operatically so, in this excellent if sad penultimate episode. 988 more words


'Grantchester' Episode 4 Recap

We begin a Very Serious Episode of our favorite hot vicar-as-detective show with a flashback that looks a lot like what we’ve been seeing every time Sidney has PTSD. 1,024 more words