Sherlock season 3 ended in 2014 and since then, fans have been eagerly waiting for the next season to arrive. The previous season left a lot of questions unanswered and this is the very reason why fans are patiently waiting for season 4 to arrive. Now, the next season of Sherlock is set to premiere on Jan 01, 2017 and fans are all hyped up for it.

Sherlock Season 4 Cast

Sherlock season 4 is said to be one of the best seasons of the series as in it, we will see a big new twist, a new villain and some big cases. Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman, Mark Gatiss and Una Stubbs will return as Sherlock Holmes, John Watson, Mycroft and Mrs. Hudson respectively. Along with them, all the other cast from the previous season are going to return for their roles.

Sherlock Season 4

So without any further due, here is what is expected to happen in Sherlock season 4.

Sherlock Season 4 Spoilers 

Sherlock season 4 will start with a new mystery. Judging from the synopsis of the first episode of the fourth season, Sherlock will wait and see where Moriarty will make his next dangerous move. The synopsis further states that “One mysterious case in particular baffles Scotland Yard – but Sherlock is more interested in a seemingly trivial detail.”

Jim Moriarty Is Alive In Sherlock Season 4? 

This indicates that the arch enemy of Sherlock Holmes, Jim Moriarty is going to create a lot of problems in Sherlock season 4. However, at the same time, fans will get to see whether he is really dead or not. As we all know, back in January 2016, a special episode of Sherlock was released, which revealed that Moriarty is no longer alive. However, it now seems that it wasn’t the truth and Moriarty will turn out to be alive. And this time, he will be more troublesome than ever.

Sherlock Season 4 To Reveal Something About Marry Watson 

Sherlock season 4 will also focus on the life of John Watson and his wife Mary Watson. In season 4, both of them will become parents for the very first time. However, they will be happy with them becoming parents, but at the same time, this will create problems for them. Along with this, the first episode of Sherlock season 4 is also said to reveal something big about Marry’s past. The question in everyone’s mind is, will it affect her relationship with John Watson or not?

Sherlock Season 4 Episode 1 Release Date

Sherlock season 4 episode 1 will be released on Jan 1, 2017. The episode will air on BBC One network.

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