- Me: Now, this part is actually a reference to the canon where -
- Family: SHUT UP!
Reminder: This week’s story is The Dancing Men.
Reminder: This week’s story is The Greek Interpreter.
- Me: So in canon, you know Arthur Conan Doyle's story The Empty House, Sherlock shows up after being "dead" for three years and Watson faints.
- Husband: *laughs* Not this guy.
Reminder: This week’s story is The Priory School.
If the Reichenbach kidnapping story was based on anything, it was this. If there are clues in the canon, this is where to start.
Reminder: This week’s story is The Boscombe Valley Mystery.
Canon Fodder Friday: Now with bonus rats and other-Morans!
I don’t know why there’s this animosity between the original Sherlock fans, the movie fans, the BBC sherlock fans and the Elementary fans.
It doesn’t matter.
Either way Sir Arthur Conan Doyle will hate you
We’re all arguing over who can make him hate us the most.
John Watson, The Adventure of the Veiled Lodger:
When one considers that Mr. Sherlock Holmes was in active practice for twenty-three years, and that during seventeen of these I was allowed to cooperate with him and to keep notes of his doings, it will be clear that I have a mass of material at my command.
I don’t remember why this was in my drafts folder. Probably something about the years.
Here, have some years.
Reminder: This week’s story is The Sussex Vampire.
This week, vampires plus the giant rat of Sumatra.
(Except neither one of those, really. Oops. Welcome to canon.)
the only thing I want…THE ONLY THING! is for Gregson and Lestrade to appear in an episode together, be snarky at each other and secretly fight for Sherlock´s favour. Damnit, that would be awesome.
The phrase “dear me” is used in 25 of the 60 original Sherlock Holmes stories. It appears a total of 53 times.
There is absolutely no point to this post. Holmes just kept saying it, and I got curious. Best not to leave me unsupervised… or I’ll do math based on classic literature. Actually, yes. You can totally leave me unsupervised.
i owe you a thousand apologies.
Collection: His Last Bow
“Well, Mrs. Warren, I cannot see that you have any particular cause for uneasiness, nor do I understand why I, whose time is of some value, should interfere in the matter. I really have other things to engage me.” So spoke Sherlock Holmes and turned back to the great scrapbook in which he was arranging and indexing some of his recent material.
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Now that they’ve announced the second episode of Series 3 will be called The Sign of Three, I want to go ahead and say: yep, I was way off on my guess about “wedding.” I thought they were trolling the fandom a bit, but if they give the episode that title and it isn’t based on The Sign of Four then they’re just wasting everyone’s time now. (I don’t mind the Mary Morstan thing at all, but I have to admit I’m disappointed that we may be losing the chance to see some of the other more interesting canon wedding stories. Unless they combine stories.)
And I’d previously changed my mind and decided The Giant Rat of Sumatra was more likely for “rat” than I’d initially given it credit for.
But if everything does turn out to be the most obvious, least-canonical guess for the three words, then we come to “bow” where my thought was that they’d base it on the obvious story (His Last Bow) but veer off sharply from canon. I’m not sure how to be wrong about this one yet, BUT I’LL FIND A WAY.