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The Irregulars (Netflix) -- Based on the works of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle - Premieres 3/26/21








Meet The Irregulars: Bea, Jessie, Billy, Spike and Leo. Join this ragtag gang as they uncover the demonic and mysterious depths of Victorian London alongside the sinister Dr Watson and his enigmatic business partner, Sherlock Holmes. The Irregulars, only on Netflix March 26.




8 episode season

This is a supernatural series that takes place in the Sherlock Holmes universe and is based on the works of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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Re: The Irregulars (Netflix) -- Based on the works of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle - Premieres 3/26/21

Looks interesting
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Re: The Irregulars (Netflix) -- Based on the works of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle - Premieres 3/26/21

I've been searching for a new TV series to watch on Netflix for the past week. I haven't been successful, but this looks interesting. I'll check it out.
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Re: The Irregulars (Netflix) -- Based on the works of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle - Premieres 3/26/21

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I've been searching for a new TV series to watch on Netflix for the past week. I haven't been successful, but this looks interesting. I'll check it out.
I can't imagine a world where I'm unsuccessfully searching for a show to watch. We watch a ton of TV and we always have 50+ shows we need to watch.
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Re: The Irregulars (Netflix) -- Based on the works of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle - Premieres 3/26/21

Originally Posted by The Questyen View Post
I can't imagine a world where I'm unsuccessfully searching for a show to watch. We watch a ton of TV and we always have 50+ shows we need to watch.
Iím very picky when choosing a TV series

If itís a drama, has to be serialized with a unique plot - not basic cop, doctor, lawyer premise.

Thereís more stipulations, but this is not the thread to go through all of them haha
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Re: The Irregulars (Netflix) -- Based on the works of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle - Premieres 3/26/21

I found The Irregulars to be at times intense. It is very character-driven with you learning about each of the main characters, who they are, where it started for them, fears, interests, loves, etc. Even the "bad guys" have a fair amount of detail.

If you have watched movies and TV shows with that one character that never likes talking about their past well welcome to a whole collection of them.

I'm watching Episode 7 as I write this and I really like the show. Can't wait to see the next season.
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Re: The Irregulars (Netflix) -- Based on the works of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle - Premieres 3/26/21

I am on the third episode and I have to agree that the show does an unexpectedly good job of providing the "villains/big bad" in each episode with nuance, so you come to understand why they ended up they way they are. A pleasant surprise since this show was not really on my radar until I recently noticed the thread for it on this site. It is worth a watch.
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Re: The Irregulars (Netflix) -- Based on the works of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle - Premieres 3/26/21

We're enjoying this as well. Good escapist fun and clever enough to keep interested.
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Re: The Irregulars (Netflix) -- Based on the works of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle - Premieres 3/26/21

Only watched episode 1, but I enjoyed it. Some parts were a bit formulaic/cliche, but good start and introduction for what appears to be interesting characters. Will keep watching!
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Re: The Irregulars (Netflix) -- Based on the works of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle - Premieres 3/26/21

I've watched the first three episodes and am liking it so far. I enjoyed seeing The Hound as the bird guy in the first episode.
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Re: The Irregulars (Netflix) -- Based on the works of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle - Premieres 3/26/21

Finished episode 5 and still really enjoying this.

Iím surprised they
Spoiler:
were allowed to include Sherlock. I figured heíd be ducking out or just off screen and youíd never see his face. I must not understand the particulars of the Holmes estate.

Regardless, I found the backstory with B and Jessí mom very interesting. Is that character (sans powers) or role canon?



I also thought the development with Billy was interesting. They took him to the precipice of cliche, and took a left turn!

Excited to see how the next 3 episodes turn out.

Oh, and Iím assuming the white hat man
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is actually the big bad bird man in Jessí dreams!
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Re: The Irregulars (Netflix) -- Based on the works of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle - Premieres 3/26/21

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Finished episode 5 and still really enjoying this.

Iím surprised they
Spoiler:
were allowed to include Sherlock. I figured heíd be ducking out or just off screen and youíd never see his face. I must not understand the particulars of the Holmes estate.

Spoiler:
As I understand it, Sherlock Holmes is now in the public domain... mostly. Some of the stories are still under copyright and cannot be used without permission, but everything else--including the character of Sherlock--is fair game. It's actually a bit more complicated than that--this article explains it: https://screenrant.com/sherlock-holm...public-domain/

Also, I read an article not long ago about the Netflix adaptation from the Enola Holmes novels, and apparently the Doyle estate is suing Netflix (and the author of the Enola Holmes books, I believe) over that movie, claiming that certain aspects of Sherlock as portrayed in the movie come from the works still under copyright. I don't remember if this is the article I originally read, but it gives a good description: https://www.theverge.com/2020/6/25/2...t-infringement
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Re: The Irregulars (Netflix) -- Based on the works of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle - Premieres 3/26/21

Originally Posted by Cellar Door View Post
Spoiler:
As I understand it, Sherlock Holmes is now in the public domain... mostly. Some of the stories are still under copyright and cannot be used without permission, but everything else--including the character of Sherlock--is fair game. It's actually a bit more complicated than that--this article explains it: https://screenrant.com/sherlock-holm...public-domain/

Also, I read an article not long ago about the Netflix adaptation from the Enola Holmes novels, and apparently the Doyle estate is suing Netflix (and the author of the Enola Holmes books, I believe) over that movie, claiming that certain aspects of Sherlock as portrayed in the movie come from the works still under copyright. I don't remember if this is the article I originally read, but it gives a good description: https://www.theverge.com/2020/6/25/2...t-infringement
Yes, the circumstances involving Ebola Holmes is what prompted my comment.

I finished all 8 episodes, and felt it got even stronger towards the end. I was especially surprised they didnít make more out of the circumstances on the main character shift.

A few musings:
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  1. Did we really see what Spike saw? Seemed like he was just twirling about while Billy and the Price (spin-off?!) had very vivid images.
  2. I liked how Jess handled the Linen Man.
  3. I wonder if the Linen Man mentioning his son will bear any fruit.
  4. Seems they could have made a lot more out of B killing the dentists daughter earlier in the season.


Has anybody heard word on a second series?
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Re: The Irregulars (Netflix) -- Based on the works of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle - Premieres 3/26/21

https://deadline.com/2021/05/the-irr...ix-1234749852/

Cancelled.

Wow, they pulled the plug after it's been out less than 6 weeks. I guess no one was watching it.
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Re: The Irregulars (Netflix) -- Based on the works of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle - Premieres 3/26/21

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https://deadline.com/2021/05/the-irr...ix-1234749852/

Cancelled.

Wow, they pulled the plug after it's been out less than 6 weeks. I guess no one was watching it.
It was number on on Nielsen’s SVOD rankings. I don’t understand Netflix cancellation decisions.

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Re: The Irregulars (Netflix) -- Based on the works of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle - Premieres 3/26/21

I know for myself and many here, I struggle keeping up with all these Netflix originals and I simply just don't have time to watch all the ones I would like to no matter how hard I try.

I had moderate interest in this.
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Well this is unfortunate. It wasnít firing on all cylinders by any means, but I found the characters and plot highly enjoyable. If I had to liken it to something, Iíd say Buffy season 1. Solid characters and premise, but a little rough around the edges.

Originally Posted by DJariya View Post
I know for myself and many here, I struggle keeping up with all these Netflix originals and I simply just don't have time to watch all the ones I would like to no matter how hard I try.

I had moderate interest in this.
Id still recommend watching. The general story and plot is wrapped up. There are a few dangling threads for the characters that were setups for what could come next, but nothing major.
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Re: The Irregulars (Netflix) -- Based on the works of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle - Premieres 3/26/21

We just finished watching this. I'm not sorry that I watched it, but it always felt as though something was missing. Can't put my finger on it.

I liked the young cast, but wasn't that keen on Sherlock and Watson.

It was cool to see Rory McCann.
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We just finished watching this. I'm not sorry that I watched it, but it always felt as though something was missing. Can't put my finger on it.

I liked the young cast, but wasn't that keen on Sherlock and Watson.

It was cool to see Rory McCann.
I think the problem was that they built up Holmes to be a big reveal, and he turned out to be a boring sad sack. Like you, I thought the young cast was the best thing about the show. I'd rather have just seen them, with Watson and Sherlock being mysterious figures.

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