The Beautiful Symmetry of Sherlock

By Jack Tomlin on at

BBC's Sherlock is treat to watch, blending the brilliant acting of Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman to bring Arthur Conan Doyle's detective stories thoroughly up to date. What might well have slipped many viewers by, including myself, is the subtle symmetry that forms many of the show's shots.

This lovely supercut has been put together by Vimeo user Celia Gomez, charting Sherlock’s mirror-image visuals across multiple episodes from different series. It's rather elementary when it's laid out like this, Watson.