Sherlock's portrayal in modern culture
Sherlock Holmes remains a popular character in contemporary society; and, he is continuing to make appearances in the visual medium:
The BBC's Sherlock (2012) saw the cataclysmic showdown between Sherlock and Moriarty depicted above.
Guy Ritchie's A Game of Shadows (2011) saw the fight between Holmes and Moriarty portrayed above.
CBS' Elementary (2012) saw the revelation that Irene Adler is, in fact, Moriarty.