The placement of lyrics during the final scene of The Sign of Three is absolutely masterful. I mean just look at it.

John turns to his wife after learning she is pregnant:

You know I didn’t even know her name.

John and Sherlock lock eyes and smile at each other: 

Hypnotizing, mesmerizing me.

Sherlock watches John and Mary dance away from him:

I felt a rush like a rolling bolt of thunder. Spinning my head around and taking my body under.

Sherlock turns his back on all of his friends, realizing he’s the only one left alone:

As I recall it ended much too soon.

Sherlock carefully places the song he composed for John and Mary within an envelope as he prepares to leave: 

Why’d it take so long to see the light?


I’ve made a list of Sherlock’s reactions to every woman in the show in every episode for my thesis and it’s amazing, he’s so incredibly gay