Discuss "Sherlock," Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman, Sunday night TV, Elementary and assorted topics with our "Talking TV" panel at noon.

After two unforgivably long years, "Sherlock" is back, returning the hilariously ubiquitous Benedict Cumberbatch (even Meryl Streep doesn't juggle "Star Trek" with "August: Osage County") to the role he was born to play.

The reaction of John Watson (Martin Freeman) to the sight of his resurrected friend is one we all share -- who doesn't want to embrace Cumberbatch and Freeman, not to mention creators Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat, for stringing us along in this coy and highly effective way?

Thank God we have "Elementary" to tide us over in the long empty spaces. 

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Come talk "Sherlock," Cumberbatch, Freeman, Sunday night TV, "Elementary" and assorted topics with Mary McNamara, Yvonne Villarreal, Dawn Chmielewski and a fan or two at noon Pacific on Monday in our "Talking TV" video segment above.

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