About TIME! Fans of BBC Sherlock, Rejoice! Sherlock Season 4 Release Date has been announced. Finally, the residents of 221B Baker Street will be returning in January 2017. The first episode of Sherlock Season 4 titled ‘The Six Thatchers‘ will release on January 1, 2017. The subsequent episodes will air following weeks.

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Sherlock Season 4 will be the darkest and possibly the last season of critically acclaimed series. Sherlock Holmes will return to London prematurely from his forced exile and will reunite with Doctor John Watson and Mary. Together they would try to stop Moriarty, who seems to have returned from the dead. The fourth season of Sherlock will be “myopically dark”, according to actor Cumberbatch. “You’re talking about the end of the universe darkness. You can’t see in front of you and would walk into everything dark”

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The first two episode title was revealed a month back. The first episode is titled ‘The Six Thatchers‘ and the second episode is titled ‘The Lying Detective‘.

Sherlock returns in the UK on BBC One and USA on PBS on January 1 2017.