Sherlock VS Elementary.I think I like the American version a little better.
Yes yes, bring on the flame war, winter is coming and the angry mob torches will help save on my heating bill.
Now let us look at just the facts. I have only seen the FIRST episode of each series. So I am just judging this entirely based on the pilot episodes. (YES I plan on watching more episodes but right now I'm just a bit more excited for next week's ELEMENTARY. )
Let's look at the heroes
In ELEMENTARY (US) Holmes is a tattooed, bondage loving former drug addict fresh out of rehab. Right off the bat you get the idea that this is a flawed, damaged, and more INTERESTING character.
In SHERLOCK (UK) Holmes comes out as a near "MAGICAL" super sleuth who's only fault is being socially awkward at times. He used to smoke a lot and it IS hinted that at one point he may have had a drug problem. However, he doesn't show it. At no point does the UK Holmes look like he's not 110% in control of the situation. He's like a British BATMAN. Just f