It's a little over two weeks until 2012 and the kick-off of Sherlock, series two. Which means, sadly, it's only just over four weeks until the series ends.
To help you look forward to the second and third episodes, the BBC have issued official blurbs and promo images. Here they are.
Sherlock Episode 2.02 – The Hounds Of Baskerville
Sunday 8 January, 8.30-10.00pm, BBC ONE
A Hound from Hell. A terrified young man. Sherlock's most famous case. But is a monster really stalking Dartmoor?
Something terrible has happened to Henry Knight. Sherlock and John investigate the truth about the monstrous creature which apparently killed their client's father. But what seems like fantasy in Baker Street is a very different prospect in the ultra-secret army base that looms over Dartmoor…
Benedict Cumberbatch returns as Sherlock Holmes, with Martin Freeman as John Watson, Mark Gatiss as Mycroft, Rupert Graves as Inspector Lestrade, Una Stubbs as Mrs Hudson, Andrew Scott as Moriarty, Louise Brealey as Molly Hooper and Russell Tovey as Henry Knight.
Sherlock Episode 2.03 – The Reichenbach Fall
Sunday 15 January, 8.30-10.00pm, BBC ONE
James Moriarty – the greatest criminal mind that the world has ever seen. Sherlock and John knew he wouldn't stay hidden for long. But even they never guessed the sheer scale and audacity of the crime that would propel Moriarty back into the headlines. The crime of the century. The Tower of London, the Bank of England, Pentonville prison – all sprung open on the same day as if by magic! But Moriarty's plans don't stop there…
Sherlock and John lock horns with their old enemy in one final problem that tests loyalty and courage to their very limits. Sherlock must fight for his reputation, his sanity and his life. But is he all he claims to be?
Benedict Cumberbatch plays Sherlock Holmes, with Martin Freeman as John Watson, Mark Gatiss as Mycroft, Rupert Graves as Inspector Lestrade, Una Stubbs as Mrs Hudson, Andrew Scott as Moriarty, Louise Brealey as Molly Hooper and Katherine Parkinson is Kitty Riley.
Commence wishing away your life…. now.