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The new Pure Drama ad for the BBC

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TheFutureSupremeRulersMum Thu 14-Jan-16 19:31:50

I just saw it for the first time on BBC1 and was wondering if anyone else saw it. It's the one with the characters from Luther and Sherlock.

I was a bit shocked to see Martin Freeman's character say "girls" as an insult when Luther and Sherlock are bickering. I thought the BBC were better than that and slightly shocked Benedict Cumberbatch didn't query it during filming.

variousthings Thu 14-Jan-16 19:34:48

Maybe he did

Martin freeman is playing a character though. Maybe that character is a bit of a nob

TheFutureSupremeRulersMum Thu 14-Jan-16 19:36:36

Watson isn't a knob. It's quite in contrast with the recent Sherlock episode.

variousthings Thu 14-Jan-16 20:09:58

The Sherlock episode where a man explained feminism to a load of women who didn't then say much in return?

TheWomanInTheWall Thu 14-Jan-16 20:22:29

Yeah, that's the one....

Victorian Sherlock Holmes (aka Doyle) WAS sexist, though, as per his time - only one woman was ever deemed to be worthy for him.

SciFiFan Thu 14-Jan-16 23:14:24

This wasn't filmed though Future it's just clips from Sherlock mashed together presumably with clips from the other shows (though as I don't watch them I couldn't categorically state that). So no, the Sherlock actors wouldn't have queried it.

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