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'Sherlock' series three could air this year, says Steven Moffat

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Steven Moffat has claimed that Sherlock could return to screens later this year.

The writer also told The Guardian that some of Sherlock's survival scenes have already been filmed.

Last Sunday's series finale 'The Reichenbach Fall' saw the detective (Benedict Cumberbatch) seemingly plummet to his death, only for the character to reappear unharmed in the last scene.

Steven Moffat, lead writer and Executive Producer for Doctor Who

© BBC / Jon Pountney

Sherlock S02E03: 'The Reichenbach Fall'

© BBC / Hartswood



"We've worked out how Sherlock survives," Moffat revealed. "And actually shot part of what really happened. It all makes sense."

The Doctor Who showrunner also joked that he and co-creator Mark Gatiss have imagined a better ending than author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

Referring to the plot of Doyle's Final Problem, Moffat added: "He cheated outrageously. He has Watson deduce that Holmes fell off a waterfall. But there was no body. And it only means one thing in a detective show when there's no body.

"We had to have Holmes dying in Watson's arms - and get away with that, which we have."

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Watch a clip from the Sherlock series two finale below:

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