It’s been way too long since Sherlock apparently leapt to his apparent death in The Reichenbach Fall – very nearly two years, in fact. And it appears to be two years in fiction, too. Anyway, the long-awaited third series starts on New Year’s Day with an episode nicely entitled The Empty Hearse, which will be followed by The Sign of Three and His Last Vow.
But just to whet our appetites, there’s a mini episode out now on the BBC iPlayer:
And for those of you in places where iPlayer tells you to go away, there’s always YouTube. Oh, here it is:
 I’m attempting to cover all possibilities there
 Take “did you see what they did there” as read for all three episodes