Just had the “Meet the Makers” panel with Mofftiss and Sue, which was kinda….anti-climactic? They were a bit more subdued, maybe because they took LIVE QUESTIONS randomly from the audience. They were aware that people suspected the questions were vetted to be softballs, so they went back to live, which yay them, I think it was brave. I’m not snarky here, I love and respect them for making Sherlock.
The only answers which were illuminating were 1) that season 4 was always going to be about Mary’s death, because John being a widower is an important part of canon, so she has to go. Thus the series became about grief. How John handled it, how Sherlock handled it. paraphrasing here, because they loved Mary so much.
Two, as Steven put it, you shine a light where you want it, you don’t paint the whole backdrop. Meaning, what they left out of the story doesn’t matter. This arose when a girl asked what happened after John got shot by Euros, and Steven made it into a bit of a joke … oh well Sherlock called the police, and followed the tracker he put behind John’s left ear, etc. etc. So there’s your answer for a lot of things like, how do they survive huge explosions, or what’s on that note? Doesn’t matter, blank background.
Three, all three of them together have a project greenlighted at BBC that has nothing to do with Sherlock but could be considered a, quote, stablemate. A later answer implied that it was updating a classic.
Someone asked about Garridebs, which I had personally also asked Steven about, and he gave the same reply again, that the important part of it was the personal moment when John is shot, BUT, we don’t need to see that from our John and Sherlock because everyone knows Sherlock would be upset. So he just used the name cuz he had three bodies to drop into the sea, why not call them that? Umm, ok.
Four, the decision to make Redbeard a child was made during TAB filming. According to them, It had become something of a joke, Sherlock mourning a dog so much, but what if it was a child? And they named him Victor Trevor from the canon.
I know some people are convinced they are lying liars who lie, but in person they are very genuine. Of course they are going to leave some loopholes open in case they need to come back to them, but I RRREEEAAALLLLYYY think they love Mary, think she’s not evil, and she’s dead.
Ah, these women! What more can I say? I love them and it’s the very reason why I feel like I needed to talk about them, especially in light of “recent events.”
Now, I would’ve included Mrs. Hudson, but everybody loves her (I’m pretty sure all of us have secret shrines dedicated to her) and in contrast to these three other women, I haven’t seen anyone talk sh*t about her. Maybe the reason why I’m writing this is that I feel like these special women also deserve the same recognition? Idk. As usual, I’m waffling. Haha.
Anyway, going back to my point, I’m just going to start this ramble:
For someone who was intended to be a side character (since she was not a part of the ACD canon), Molly stood out because even before anyone else (even Lestrade who thought that Sherlock was a great, but not good, man in S1)saw the detective’s capacity for good, she was already there, admiring him. I honestly don’t think it was just his brilliance or his amazing cheekbones (lol) that captivated her, but it was the belief that Sherlock is something more than he what he leads on. He had his eccentricities, but she was able to look past that.
And if there’s one thing that I found compelling about her, it’s her character development. She didn’t dwell on her unrequited love, she wasn’t a martyr, she dated other people (shoutout to Jim from IT), she called out Sherlock for being an arse during that Christmas (ASiB), and by season 3 and 4, she became an all around BAMF.
So I don’t understand why I’ve seen people calling her weak. Because I personally believe that loving someone does not prevent you from being a strong and independent person. Molly never changed her ways for Sherlock. Sure, she swiped lipstick that one time, or she dressed up that Christmas, but it was to boost her own confidence. She knows that Sherlock doesn’t notice these things in a ‘I want to impress him’ kind of level, so I personally believe she was doing those things because she wants to – not for him, but for herself.
And seeing her in TFP hurt me like hell. She looked like she was having a rough day, and then Sherlock just pops in a request like that – it was disheartening to watch. But Molly Hooper handled it like a boss. Even if it hurts, she was in control of herself. She was angry, she didn’t want to be treated like a toy – she wanted him to know that saying those words are not and should not be easy. Even in pain and distress, she was able to teach Sherlock Holmes a lesson.
So if that makes her weak, then they should change the definition of the word in the dictionary, because there’s a huge amount of courage in there.
P.S. To be fair, Sherlock did say ‘I love you’ twice. Now, I’m an Adlock shipper, but so far, Sherlolly shippers had that dramatic Anderson-imagination kiss and two ‘I love you’s so cheers to y’all! 😉
Queeeeeeeeeeeen! Okay, sorry! I just love this woman.
Personally, I fell in love with the idea of Adlock ever since I first read A Scandal In Bohemia. I never liked my ships to be ‘canon’ in a way that they’ll run off into the sunset and be all cheesy, and that’s why Sherlock and Irene’s dynamic resonated with me so much. I do blame them for developing my now logical and complicated approach on the subject of love, but I digress.
There has been a lot of criticism about the modern adaptations of Irene Adler, but I will simply focus on the BBC one for this post. Irene was, and still is, being reprimanded for being a dominatrix, but to me, it just made sense. Her initial role was to distract Sherlock and to lure him into unfamiliar territory, but sex isn’t the element that became the foundation of their relationship – it was their instant intellectual connection.
And this is also the very reason why we’re not dismissing Irene or Sherlock’s sexuality in shipping them, contrary to the common criticisms of these pairing. Even if Irene is a dominatrix, sex isn’t really what they are about. I know I’ve stressed this many times, but Sherlock admitted that he is captivated by Irene (”Craving the distraction of the game, I sympathise entirely…” his words, not mine) and Irene was also very much smitten with Sherlock, so it may not be romance (or whatever it is that normal people do), but they are indeed attracted to each other in a very complex level that I think even they don’t understand. To add to this, we already have an entire discourse regarding Irene being “gay” etc. etc. which I think makes her even more amazing because she’s like f*ck all your stereotypes, I’m going to swing all ways possible and be badass at it and I can’t… I just can’t deal with that point even anymore… She is more than that frickin’ label, for God’s sake.
Anyway, another commentary about Irene that pisses me off the most is the one about her being weak – again, similar to Molly’s. She didn’t ask for Sherlock to rescue her, and he absolutely didn’t beat her. In fact, he broke almost every single one of his personal rules when it came to her: flew thousands of miles to get to her, kept her Vertu (”If she’d left him, he would keep it. People do. Sentiment.”), thinks about her out of the blue, the TEXTING, and I could go on and on and on…. And she did make Sherlock “I haven’t begged in my life” Holmes beg twice in the most mundane, interesting, and sentimental way possible: “But I will have the camera phone.” “Please.”
This is a woman who can get by on her own, who has managed to stay alive despite the circumstance that she’s constantly on the run, and she is her own person, whether or not she has crossed paths with Sherlock Holmes.
So to put this in full-circle, I’ll just say it again: QUEEN!
I never really appreciated Mary’s character in the ACD canon because she was barely even there. It wasn’t even explicit if she died or not, but there was a line that expressed Watson’s bereavement, leading to that conclusion in the books.
Frankly, just like Irene, I’ve been waiting for her character to make an appearance, and was almost settled by the idea that she might have been replaced with Sarah (John’s girlfriend in S1), but I still had my hopes up. So when she arrived in Season 3, imagine my excitement.
But it wasn’t until that scene in TEH where she was obviously amused by Sherlock that made me love her. Now, just a quick segue, I’ve always hated Sally Donovan because she was cruel to Sherlock and she didn’t really seem to have a redemption arc unlike Anderson. She was a representation of the world that treats Sherlock Holmes as an outsider. And Mary wasn’t like that at all. She was accepting and understanding, and unlike the common cause of hatred towards her, she wasn’t keeping Sherlock and John apart. In fact, she was trying so hard to assure them that things are not going to change – that they would still be Sherlock Holmes and John Watson.
Then we discover that she’s not as she seems, that she has secrets, and it explained why she cared for Sherlock– it’s because broken people try to fix other broken people through each other’s company. She was willing to compromise anything, she was greedy to not let John know, she was desperate which led to her shooting Sherlock – overall, her character has dimension. She’s not a bad or good, she has her own demons that she’s trying to overcome. When Sherlock told John that “you chose her”, it felt haunting because it resonates to our own horrors – we attract what we seek. And to me, it’s what made Mary – BBC’s Mary – a brilliant character.
These are just a few reasons why I can’t accept any hate towards these characters, their roles in relation to Sherlock and John, or even hate addressed to the people who adore them.
Overall, these three women were introduced to us in a sequence that also relates to Sherlock’s own development: Molly signified the value of trust, respect, and regard for his life; Irene embodied incredible wit, surrendering to the whims of sentiment, and finding a remarkable connection; and Mary provided the feeling of warmth, acceptance, and the balance between danger and redemption.
Things I would like to see in Elementary season 6:
1. An Elementary season 6.
2. The return of lazy day T-shirts and mismatched socks.
3. More smooth as silk, strictly platonic confessions of love… Such as: - “You, me, Angus! Some combination of the three. You already know I favor you.” - “You put your hair up when you want to look your best. You think it’s more flattering. You’re wrong of course. It’s a draw.” - “I’m better with you Watson. I’m sharper, I’m more focused. Difficult to say why, exactly. Perhaps in time I’ll solve that as well.”
5. Marcus/Sherlock best bro brunches.
6. A bit more of the way Sherlock looks at Joan when she calls him on his bs.
7. Jonny Lee Miller’s gorgeous dark hair.
8. A steady supply of sassy Captain Gregson one liners.
9. That big breaking point building up between Joan/Sherlock for 5 seasons now. Give us those emotional outbursts we’ve been waiting for!
10. A shorter but solid, well rounded season with a wide open ending that confirms a season 7 long before we even have time to panic again…
ok, i know it's not your current fandom so feel free to ignore this (i honestly know nothing about your current fandoms tho so it was this or nothing and i really wanted to request sth) but what about sherlolly + always or molly & mycroft (platonic) + wave? or anything really but those two palettes are my favourite!!! :D ♥♥♥
I missed drawing these two! My first Sherlolly art of 2017! I like to think it’s when they reunite after the whole ‘I love you’ moment of season 4.
is pretty low and my expenses have risen recently (health issues, plans to work
abroad), so I decided to open up fic commissions. I’ve been writing original
works and fanfiction for several years now and I’m also naturally an avid reader
of a variety of genres.
find my fics here. Some of my best known, all in the Sherlock fandom, are:
Sherlock is my main fandom, there are a lot of other shows, movies etc. that I
enjoy: Doctor Who, Firefly, Shadowhunters, Merlin, Supernatural, Grimm, Cabin
Pressure, Haven, Star Wars, How to Train Your Dragon, The Hunger Games, MCU. And,
of course, video games – Dragon Age, Dishonored, Bioshock, Vampire: The Masquerade,
Portal, Mass Effect, Morrowind, Arcanum, The Secret World, and many more. I probably forgot a
bunch of fandoms, so when in doubt just send me an ask.
English or in Polish (Yes! Tak!).
much all genres and all ratings.
LOVE crossovers, fusions and AUs (omegaverse too), so if you want to see
Sherlock living in the Void as the Outsider (with John as Corvo), Sam and Dean
killing Darkspawn, or all your favourite characters murdering one another in
the Hunger Games , I’m your gal.
from a few NOTPs I’m pretty open to all ships.
Someone commission me so that I can finally write that Sherlock/The
Hangover crossover I wanted to write since 2012.
I will not write:
connected with season 4 of Sherlock (I deny its existence), so no Rosie, no
Eurus, no Mary bending the laws of physics and catching the bullet
Hollywood-style to save Sherlock. Although if you want to see some improved,
alternate version of s4, we can discuss it.
and John in a serious relationship with someone else. I mean, they could date
someone else temporarily but Johnlock is the endgame.
unless they’re the villains of a story.
universe, BDSM, paedophilia, certain kinks that squick me.
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[I’d like to preface this by saying that I’m not trying to target any ships and I hope you have as much fun shipping as I do. My beef is with the ones who unnecessarily keep hating on my ship and fellow shippers.]
[’TJLCer’ and ‘Johnlocker’ have been used interchangeably in this]
Accuse them of being ‘heterophobes’ then call straight Johnlockers fetishists
Say “omg you are delusional!! there is absolutely no proof!!” then ignore even the stuff picked VERBATIM FROM THE SHOW
Say “omg every show doesn’t need LGBTQ+ representation!!” because every show needs 20+ straight couples
Say “omg Sherlock is straight!” although he said “Girlfriends? No, not really my area!” and has never shown any sexual attraction to women
Say “omg John is straight!” because he said “I am not gay” because gay and straight are the only two sexualities in the entire world, and Sholto does not even exist
Tell anyone who reads Sherlock as gay that they are delusional and “omg nooo he can’t be gay! he has always been straight, you just want to see dicks touch” then cry when you get called a homophobe
Say “omg heteronormativity and queerbaiting are myths! I am straight so I obviously know more about what offends the queer community!”
Say “eww stop sexualising the greatest friendship of all time” because we don’t have enough Bro Friendships
Say “omg those Johnlockers send soooo much hate to the cast and crew!!!” and ignore anyone who asks you for receipts
Say “omg Moffat and Gatiss have said it’s not going to happen!!” but insist that Sherl0lly is canon, even though Mofftiss said that after TFP Molly went out and shagged someone and got over it [which is pretty unfair to her character but hey, that’s a conversation for another time]
Say “omg those awful Johnlockers send me hate because I went into their tag and tried to shit on Johnlock and called them fetishists! Boohoo!”
Say “omg you only hate Mary because she is happily married to John!” when we have literally not even seen oneinstance of them being ‘happily married’
Say “omg Maryshot Sherlock nicely!” although he literally flatlined and came back to life because ‘John Watson is definitely in danger’
Say “omg John is not in love with Sherlock, he ships Adl*ck so hard!” because when a Bro ships his Bro with a woman, he gets obsessively jealous and literally yells at said woman
Spend all day hating on Johnlockers and posting about “omg TJLCers spread so much hate”
Call them misogynists, then go on about how Molly is such a strong woman because she forces her crush to say ILY to her
Send Johnlockers anonymous messages saying “I am gay but Johnlockers bullied me”
Say “he is straight in the original books!” although there has been a countless amount of analysis done into the homoerotic undertones of Arthur Conan Doyle’s work
Say “Johnlock is not real because he canonically loves Molly! The I Love You was real because he said it twice!!” while completely ignoring the big clock ticking right next to Molly, counting down to her death
Say “the TLD hug was platonic! I hug my friends while slowly caressing their necks and putting my cheek on their heads!”
Say “you just want to see white dicks touch” because the BBC would so obviously air porn
I’ve spent a lot of time deciding whether or not I should write this post now, when I’m upset and salty, but with every negative comment about Russia and Russian people I was growing more assured that you, guys, really should read this and fucking THINK. Here’s the thing: I LOVE Sherlock fandom. I love the Russian part of it, full of incredibly talented people who literally make ART and I love this big English-speaking part, too, you’re fantastic. We don’t ALWAYS get along, there’s a bunch of really bad toxic people talking shit. These guys are everywhere. But the big question is: are those the ones talking right now or is the whole fandom full of shit? You know what happened: Russian Federal Channel leaked the new episode before the actual air date. Let’s not talk about all the “fake ep” thing with multiple endings theory and whatever and focus on the part where SOMEONE. FROM THE TV. FUCKED UP. We don’t know and probably we’ll NEVER know if it was an accident or this certain someone did it on purpose, but RUSSIAN DUB OF TFP HAS ENDED UP SOMEWHERE WHERE IT SHOULDN’T BE. We, Russians, all reacted differently. Some people stopped whatever they were doing and went to watch the episode (and I’m SURE that most of you would have probably done the same thing), some were very upset and quit all the social media to avoid spoilers, some started spreading these spoilers EVERYWHERE (who can judge them? It is Sherlock after all). That’s it. That’s the whole story. We didn’t have a referendum on deciding should we leak TFP ep or not. We didn’t ask the channel to do this. We are probably even more surprised than you are, AND lots of people are not even going to watch the leaked episode. When I logged into my tumblr account I EXPECTED something like this. You, guys, are not really fond of Russians or Russia in general, I understand that. It’s funny and upsetting and we just kinda accepted this shit. However, I never expected the amounts of HATE towards our nation and our country and WHAT THE FUCK IS WRONG WITH YOU? I haven’t said anything to the yoi fandom, because, well, homophobia is smth we really are responsible for and I have nothing to say but THIS. THIS IS BULLSHIT. PULL YOUR HEADS OUT OF YOUR ASSES AND SHUT. THE. FUCK. UP. STOP INSULTING US AND BLAMING US FOR THE SHIT WE HAD NO CONTROL OVER. I really REALLY wanted to finish this with wishing you love and peace, but not this time, no. YOU SHOULD GO TO THE BASEMENT, YOU, IDIOTS. THINK ABOUT WHAT YOU’VE DONE. About all the people like me (angry, bitter and disappointed), or unlike me (probably REALLY upset and insulted). THINK AND STOP.
Steph, is it bad that I feel an ache in my chest whenever I see posts or even things outside of tumblr saying the show is bad now? I didn't like a lot of things in series 4, but seeing people turn on the show is upsetting to me. I just want series 5 to get here :(
Well, to be fair, S4 hurt a lot of people, and we shouldn’t condemn those people for feeling the way they do about a show they trusted to give them proper representation and love. TFP was a slap in the face to many, especially since the general audience doesn’t read the series like we do. Taking everything in S4 at face value, it IS a weak and terrible season – Sherlock and John are more further apart than ever, the narrative flew off the rails, Mary became the central character of the series which is SO annoying because that’s not why we watch the show, the characters are horribly OOC, and TFP is… just there. A series should not make 90% of your viewership think that your last episode is fake.
BUT S4 does look very pretty – in the first two eps anyway – and was acted brilliantly, I’ll give them that. And, Nonny, it’s OKAY if you enjoyed the series! But you have to understand from a narrative and critical standpoint that it really does not hold up as a solid series. The things that made the general audience love the series and made Sherlock the hit that it is – Sherlock and John’s relationship – is just… non-existent, and people are seeing that outside of the fandom. Most people didn’t really like it but don’t know why (hint: Johnlock was gone), and I think a lot of the reason S4 was the way it was is so that the audience understood that the reason they’re watching is for Johnlock whether they knew it or not. But that absolutely does NOT excuse them at all for hurting their core fanbase – many of them “DAY ONE” FANS: the young LGBT+ people who thought that they were going to finally see themselves on screen; the women who could relate to characters like Molly and learn that they too could overcome a silly crush on someone and find true happiness; the people who saw themselves in John and Sherlock’s characters as the broken, scarred people they were and still found happiness in their late 30′s/early 40′s despite all the shit they’ve gone through *coughs*.
This series meant a lot to many people, and it’s hard for many to come to terms with that, and that is completely okay. Just as it’s okay for you to have enjoyed Season 4. We can’t expect the whole world to like the same things we do – that’s utterly ridiculous, and a little bit boring, don’t you think?
That all said, this reply is not meant to criticize you at all, I’m simply stating why people are upset, and hopefully help you empathize with them as well, just as I do. I have mixed feelings about S4, as you may have noticed, but I’m not going to expect someone else or you to share my sentiments as well.
But yes, I would like S5 or a lost episode to address the problems of S4. That is my hope. Because I don’t want to believe that Sherlock was always a “terrible show”, that they’re just… fucking up temporarily.
I personally stay away from articles and news media about the series and engage in fandom things instead. It keeps my mind happier and healthier, because we will ALWAYS have fandom, and fandom is full of ridiculously creative people who want to make people happy and who always will see Johnlock as canon, regardless of the bad press. I recommend you do the same too, Lovely.
We Need to Stop Supporting Trash Shows Like Sherlock
Since it’s been months since The Final Problem, here is your Daily Reminder:
The creators could actually care less about their fans, and profit solely from poorly blinded admirers awaiting a supposed conclusional ending. All the while providing these men a high revenue as a delusional fanbase purchases overpriced products and attends barbarically expensive events.
Feeding into the fire and insisting that with their blind support, there WILL be a good and reasonable answer to everything. There must be. Because Sherlock is just so so clever of a show. So so different.
But reality needs to hit you soon. It hit me a while ago. And trust me, I was devoted like hell. And as devastated as the next guy after TFP. I just saw it differently than some- I now understand that insisting something will happen is not only foolish but unfair. I’m disrespecting myself by allowing myself to be played after so many years of it.
And you know what? Creating Tumblr posts dedicated to theories will only deepen the wounds. Insulting those who rightfully claim the show is trash makes you the actual fool. We all came out as losers in this. And believing in the show for what we WANT it to be will only motivate the very bullies you look up to, while they only laugh from above. They don’t care about us. And I think it’s time we get that through our heads. We’ve been played.
So that’s your daily reminder. Because if Gatiss and Moffat cared they would have made this show great. There would have not been sloppy mistakes. Plot holes. Queerbaiting. Unanswered questions. They would have done what was apparently intended. Not only did they waste your time, but they insulted us very fans directly on multiple occasions. It hurts that Sherlock and John’s romance didn’t happen as it should. It hurts so bad. But don’t think it ever will anytime soon. They made us wait long enough. (Remember when we all wanted to know after years of waiting how Sherlock survived the fall? And they never gave us the answer? It isn’t clever, it’s stupid and inconsiderate.)
Don’t keep falling for this trap, guys. Please. You deserve so much better than this.
I will always love Sherlock and John. I will never stop loving them. But I am forever done with being used as a fan.
This isn’t the show we thought it was. And it never will be.
What Do You Know About Babies? (Sherlock x Reader)
A/N: My first ever Sherlock fic!! I’ve loved Sherlock for a very long time and just recently finished Season 4!! I love the idea of Sherlock taking care of Rosie for John! A quick warning though, SPOILERS!!! This does kinda take place between the events of The Lying Detective and The Final Problem! I wanted Rosie to still kinda be a baby instead of a toddler like she is at the end of The Final Problem. I hope you enjoy it!! xx
You hadn’t known Sherlock Holmes for very long. You met him when he came to interrogate you about the murder of one of your colleagues. ‘A Deadly Lesson’ Dr. Watson had called it. A rather funny name for the case of the dead professor. You were a professor as well, a professor of English Literature.
You remember meeting Sherlock Holmes all right. You caught his attention fast. He’d met people like himself before. Typically they were criminal masterminds or a sibling, but never someone who “teaches books” as he put it.
“Good morning, (Y/N),” the gray-haired detective inspector said warmly, sticking out a calloused hand. You shook it and smiled kindly at him. “I’m Detective Inspector Lestrade, and this is Sherlock Holmes, the other detective I mentioned on the phone.”
“Yes, I’m Sherlock Holmes, pleasure to meet you Miss…” the tall, curly-haired companion of Lestrade’s said, also sticking out a hand.
“Dr. (Y/L/N), but (Y/N) is just fine, Mr. Holmes,” you responded, shaking his hand in turn. He looked taken aback by the title of doctor but whipped out his cellphone and began to text. “Coffee, Detective Inspector?” You reached for the pot of coffee behind you.
“Oh, no, I already…” he began to say before you cut him off.
“I know you already had some. You had some black coffee at the office hoping to wash away the bitter taste of last night’s one night stand with something even more bitter. Clearly, it didn’t work. So how about some good coffee to replace the bitterness?” Lestrade stood stunned and out of the corner of your eye you could see Sherlock smirk, never taking his eyes off of his phone.
That was the first and last time you met Sherlock Holmes. He was very kind, rather attractive, and undoubtedly clever. He solved the murder that day. You were impressed. You had read the blog but to see it happen in person was very impressive. He reminded you of a detective novel you had read when you were younger. Who was it by? Sir Aaron… Andrew Conan… Oh, it doesn’t matter.
You met Sherlock Holmes two weeks ago. You never expected to get a text from him of all things. Perhaps a call to your office but how he got your cell number was beyond even someone as clever as you.
It was about 7:30 PM on Friday night. You were settling down into your comfy chair with a cup of tea and Hemingway. Your phone lit up on the end table. That was odd. You had just moved to London at the beginning of this school year and hadn’t made any friends close enough to text you on a Friday night.
You placed a slip of paper in your book and picked up your phone.
Fantastic. In January I was waiting for Johnlock happy ending in season 4, but there was nothing. Just a hug. Parentlock.
I was sad. I thought BBC can’t show us gay couple on TV. Maybe they don’t see any financial sense in Johnlock as canon. Maybe they afraid that people will not watch this series because of Johnlock.
But last weekend I watched last episode of Black sails (season 4). This is the real ending of the show. Showrunners of this series were not afraid of showing gay couple.
My dream came true not in Sherlock BBC but in Black Sails. This is happy ending of great love story. James Flint and Thomas Hamilton together forever.
And what about ratings and news? It is television bomb. They made television history.
On 1 January I was hoping that Sherlock would make history, but… You know what happened. As for me Johnlock is more real and canonical then “James Flint was bisexual”. But I want to thank Black sails showrunners for their story and it’s ending.
This is example of how BBC may end Sherlock. I’m so sorry that they didn’t use excellent moment. Maybe they want to make more seasons, that’s “it is what it is”
Author’s Note: This is another one of those times where I’m posting something I’d written long ago, for the sake of posting. I did want to write a fic today but of course, homework comes first, and part of my homework involves writing a lot of poetry, which depleted my creativity for the day! And now I’m very tired. I need to watch season 4 of Sherlock still. When I have the time. So then I can maybe start writing new things for the lovely detective.
Hello, Sherlock. Is this urgent? Because I’m not having a good day.
Molly, I just want you to do something very easy for me and not ask why.
Oh, God! Is this one of your stupid games?No, it’s not a game. I need you to help me.Look, I’m not at the lab.
It’s not about that.Well, quickly, then.
Sherlock! What is it, what do you want?
Honestly, ever since season 4, watching any Sherlock makes me sick. I even blacklisted TJLC and Sherlock just because I didn't want to see things that made me sad anymore. It's really disappointing. I used to think Sherlock was the best show on TV.
I’m so sorry that you hurt so much, and you do what you have to do to protect yourself and your mental health.
I still think it was one of the best shows – before S4 anyway. It helped a lot of us learn about who we were, opened our eyes to viewing the world in a different way, and taught us how to read subtext – I’ll forever be grateful to this series for that at least. Whatever happened in S4, we don’t know, but I am certain we were not wrong in our reading of it; even the surface-level reading media thought S4 was a wash and made no sense. I still consider TAB to be a masterpiece, and Ben and Martin’s chemistry and performances in the whole series above A+.
Something happened within that one year span that we just aren’t aware of, and it’s sad, though, that what we got has divided us all so much. I hope that you find your happiness, Lovely <3
Dear Mark and Stephen. Of course I understand that you will barely ever read this, but… I just need to say it.
After all these numerous posts of hatred towards your and the series…
First of all, I want to say that in general I like season 4.
Really. Despite of some serious logical absurdities, the death of one of my favorite characters [it’s about Mary btw], the secret sister of Sherlock, which I personally find difficult to understand and forgive [she killed a child after all!], I think, Sherlock’s nature amazingly reveals in season 4, showing us, the audience, a really big and burning heart, capable of the great love.
He went to the
peculiar finale of his journey for quite a long time
— 13 episodes and almost 7 years. And those who weren’t indifferent to this journey, who observed, and not only saw, of course did understand what was this all about. And, honestly, we can forgive even some really huge logical failures for that.
I don’t want to talk about John now, because [as for me] everything in his line is perfectly clear.
But throughout the plot, all these 13 episodes, there was another story
the slow-burning story of Sherlock and Molly, and I finally encouraged myself to say the great thanks for it! I just want to say thanks for that love — beautiful, deep, pure and true love that you really did show through their complicated and ambiguous, but such an interesting interaction.
I don’t know if you had such an idea at the beginning.
I don’t even know if showing this was actualy one of your goals. But everything happened in the end [I mean the Final Problem] for me personally looks like that. [Otherwise, that tragic and brilliant coffin scene in the last episode doesn’t make any sense, and I do believe that it really does].
So just thank you for this line of the great, all-suffering, all-forgiving, absolutely devoted love and one of the most amazing movie couples of the XXI century!
It seems everybody's moving on, leaving the fandom or just leaving tumblr altogether. I hated season 4. I'm resentful towards tptb but I don't want to give it up. I still love Sherlock and John. I still love the first ten episodes. But everybody else is leaving, and I'm not sure I'm quite ready to quit, too. Please tell me some people are still here with me
Hey Nonny! *hugs*
Aw, you’re not alone! I still love the series too, I just.. pretend most of S4 except for the good bits doesn’t exist, hah. I can’t give it up either, at least not right now, and there are plenty of people who also are with us on this one, Nonny (judging by my follower count, anyway, hah hah). And there’s nothing wrong with that, nor is there anything wrong with those who needed to move on… in fact, post Jan 15, I encouraged those who needed to separate themselves from the show or fandom to do so, because their happiness is more important. And a few of them have come back and have told me that they are glad that they did step away for a bit, because it allowed them to get back into enjoying the fandom again.
So yes, Nonny, I at least am still here with you <3