5 Sherlock Holmes Reinventions That Aren’t Adaptions

5 Sherlock Holmes Reinventions That Aren’t Adaptions

Ever since Sherlock Holmes solved his first case in the 1887 novel “A Study in Scarlet”, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s characters have graced both the page and the screen in a variety of ways. Some of these modern depictions are striking, mirrored images of the famous duo of Holmes and Watson, while others veer drastically off the beaten path, choosing instead to reinvent and reimagine the characters as different people or in different settings. To celebrate the publication date of “A Study in Scarlet” and the debut of “Holmes and Watson”, here are five Holmes inspired pieces of media that are far from just strict adaptations of the original stories.