‘Sherlock’ season 4 spoilers: Martin Freeman teases ‘surprises’ in story ahead

Sherlock season 3Earlier this week, the Primetime Emmy Awards chose to be very kind when it comes to “Sherlock.” The BBC adaptation won a variety of awards, whether it be for Steven Moffat, Benedict Cumberbatch, or the subject of this particular story in Martin Freeman.

In an interview with the BBC, Freeman made it clear that he was “very pleased” with the news that the show had been so successful and that he was victorious … even if some work commitments kept him from being at the actual ceremony in Los Angeles.

For good measure, Freeman also was kind enough to tease a little of what he knows about the story for the upcoming fourth season, which is to be filmed at some point next year:

“There’s going to be some surprises … and I think that’s what they are really good at. So [you] just have to expect the unexpected now, but in the parameters of a world we know quite well.”

Will there be enormous expectations for this to be an excellent season? It’s hard to expect anything else, given the level of quality that we’re talking about here. For “Sherlock,” we imagine that having so much time between seasons is a big benefit, as is having such a small count of episodes that are, for the most part, isolated from one another. This enables the show to come up with stories that really take the characters in new and exciting places, and for Freeman, it also creates a great, flexible work environment that still allows him to do other things.

What do you want to see on “Sherlock” season 4 when it comes to not only Freeman’s Watson, but all of the cast? Let us know with a comment, and head over here if you want some further TV news and clues sent right to you via our CarterMatt Newsletter.

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