“Sherlock” spoiler alert!
Anglophilia continues to seduce American TV audiences, especially on PBS, as more than 4 million viewers tuned in to “Sherlock” — starring the red-hot Benedict Cumberbatch in the title role — on “Masterpiece Mystery.”
Sunday’s show revealed the secret to last season’s cliffhanger finale, when Sherlock Holmes jumped off a London rooftop, faking his own death.
The nearly two-hour episode ended with the revelation that he survived by landing on a large, bounce-house-like cushion hidden from view.
“Sherlock” still has a long way to go in beating out “Downton Abbey,” which garnered more than 10 million viewers in its fourth season premiere earlier this month.
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