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Omg SHERLOCK is back on New Year's Day

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Sneezecakesmum Sat 14-Dec-13 18:00:35

How did he survive jumping of that building? How did he get all that blood back inside him? How did he survive being dead?! shock

polyhymnia Sun 22-Dec-13 12:42:55

Yes, because she's in the original Conan Doyle stories - or at least one, I'm afraid I haven't checked - where she is described, in relation to or by Sherlock, as 'the only woman'.

boogiewoogie Mon 23-Dec-13 16:16:17

You need to read "A Scandal In Bohemia" to understand why Irene is significant to Sherlock.

She is known as "The Woman" and is the only woman to have outsmarted Sherlock. In my opinion, her role is inflated in adaptations as a love interest and her marital status is ignored from the original. The way I interpret it from the book, Sherlock has a respectful admiration for her for her cleverness rather than a crush on her.

polyhymnia Mon 23-Dec-13 16:28:57

Yes I agree-and thanks for reminding me of the title.

loisismyhero Mon 23-Dec-13 16:36:27

I am so excited about this - counting the days!

I found my DS1's Christmas present for me yesterday and the wonderful boy has bought me series 1 and 2 on DVD smile

So I plan on watching the last episode again before January 1st ti see if I can figure it out.

Sneezecakesmum Mon 23-Dec-13 19:53:07

Thanks re Irene Adler. That's how she is portrayed in 'elementary' a highly intelligent love interest.

Lois. Your boy is definitely a hero!

loisismyhero Mon 23-Dec-13 22:05:29

He is a hero sneeze - I'm delighted! We watch it together so its kind of our 'thing'.

satsumagirl Mon 23-Dec-13 22:20:15

I am not too bothered about how Sherlock survived the fall. I just want Season 3 to include an entirely gratuitous scene of him wearing Speedos. smile

howcomes Tue 24-Dec-13 00:20:47

I like your thinking satsumagirl smile

Sneezecakesmum Tue 24-Dec-13 11:04:16

Me too blush

ElectricalBanana Tue 24-Dec-13 12:13:33

I watched the last episode again the other day, slowed it right down but still no clearer.

But again it made me cry when John is crying out " oh Jesus no" ......the utter devastation in his voice gets me every time... Sob fest

OodKingWenceslas Thu 26-Dec-13 07:45:27

There's a new mini episode on iplayer if you've not seen it yet

TheOnlyOliviaMumsnet (MNHQ) Thu 26-Dec-13 12:16:37

What does Sherlock call his bed?
Benedict's slumber patch grin
I am v much looking forward too
There is an exclusive 7 min mini ep on I player if you haven't seen btw

Sneezecakesmum Thu 26-Dec-13 13:00:21

Benedict slumber patch. Mmm you've been at the sherry methinks! grin

Off to watch iplayer!

NoComet Thu 26-Dec-13 13:22:26

Don't you lot start, I have DD1(15) obsessing every time the trailer comes on.

FrankelInFoal Thu 26-Dec-13 14:28:05

Link to the mini episode. It's a goodie grin

So excited grin grin grin

Clunch Thu 26-Dec-13 17:47:39

The worst thing is, I've forgotten all my highly ingenious theories since last year, or whenever the final episode screened...

FrankelInFoal Thu 26-Dec-13 18:36:37

It was January 2012 Clunch shock

OrangePixie Fri 27-Dec-13 20:47:55

Just watched the mini episide. Who's the guy with the beard Lestrade is talking to in the pub?

FrankelInFoal Fri 27-Dec-13 20:50:56

It was Anderson, the detective that was always clashing with Sherlock.

LeBearPolar Fri 27-Dec-13 22:41:40

Do you think they'll explain why Anderson is now out of a job and all Sherlock-obsessed? He couldn't stand him!

Sammy3 Sat 28-Dec-13 17:17:04

I can't wait for the latest series. Thanks for the heads up on the mini episode. Will watch that now

insomniarules Sun 29-Dec-13 06:11:28

JUst watched it, can't wait to see the episode. It didn;t look like John was married as I could;t see a wedding ring and I'm worried about Mrs Thingy that was Sherlock's landlady- has she kept his rooms for him? John has clearly moved out.

Sneezecakesmum Sun 29-Dec-13 09:22:23

The mini episode was brilliant. Reminded me why Sherlock is so funny and quirky. Not to mention of course B.S. grin

FrankelInFoal Sun 29-Dec-13 10:59:34

I think the wedding takes place during this series as there have been pictures of both Warson and Sherlock in morning dress circulating.

LumpySpacePrincessOhMyGlob Wed 01-Jan-14 16:13:38

I've just re watched season one and two in preparation.

As I was watching I had this mad theory. What if Moriarty wasnt Moriarty. Sherlock was accused of hiring an actor to play Moriarty, what if this was true only Sherlock didn't hire him. The real Moriarty did.

Which would mean the Real Moriarty is still out there.

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