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#1 JRPomazon

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Posted 05 January 2012 - 07:25 PM

This has easily become one of my top favorite shows. And now, this:
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(If you've seen the latest episode, this will make sense)
But this show had me hooked on the first episode. A modern retelling of the Sherlock Holmes stories is fun to watch and for the first time I can watch a show that is over an hour long and still retain interest. Seriously, go watch this series. The first season is on Netflix, you won't be disappointed.

Edited by JRPomazon, 05 January 2012 - 07:25 PM.


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Posted 05 January 2012 - 07:27 PM

Hey, JRP, the picture isn't working... >.>

But yeah, my friend talks about this show all the time. She loves it.
She was the one who also got me to start liking Doctor Who. :P

Maybe once I have time, I'll start watching it.

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Posted 05 January 2012 - 07:33 PM

i've got a love/hate relationship with steven moffat. but i do loves me some sherlock holmes. o_0 i'll probably check it out sometime.

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Posted 05 January 2012 - 09:56 PM

i've got a love/hate relationship with steven moffat. but i do loves me some sherlock holmes. o_0 i'll probably check it out sometime.


I completely understand this. I think Steven Moffat's writing style is better suited towards this kind of material. As nice as some of his Doctor Who episodes have been, they pale in compassion to this series . . .

and Russel T. Davies.

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Posted 06 January 2012 - 03:02 PM

I don't really like the guy that plays Holmes. But I adore the guy that plays Watson. It's exactly how I picture Watson in the stories!


I haven't read The Hound of the Baskervilles yet, so I've been avoiding anything past the first few episodes because I don't want to ruin the book first. And I know they have to make at least one of the episodes follow that plot line.

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Posted 07 January 2012 - 06:22 AM

This show rocks my world. And oh my god Lara Pulver. She was the only good thing about the final series of Robin Hood.

I still haven't seen the latest movie yet. The first one was also amazing. How's the second?

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Posted 07 January 2012 - 09:13 PM

It's not better. But it doesn't suck!


So, thumbs up from me! I'd recommend seeing it.

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Posted 08 January 2012 - 01:47 PM

I haven't read The Hound of the Baskervilles yet, so I've been avoiding anything past the first few episodes because I don't want to ruin the book first. And I know they have to make at least one of the episodes follow that plot line.


Pretty sure it's the next episode (in this series) that's going to be Hound of the Baskervilles - the first one was, oh, what's it called... *Looks for copy of Sherlock Holmes*
A Scandal in Bohemia, that's the one. First story in the Sherlock Holmes omnibus I grabbed, so that was lucky...


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Posted 10 January 2012 - 10:54 PM

Just saw the latest episode . . . holy shit . . . this show . . . o_0

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Posted 12 January 2012 - 08:59 PM

Forget the Hound of the Baskervilles, that episode seemd to be based a fair bit on an Agatha Christie story. Now, which one was it?

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Posted 17 January 2012 - 07:48 PM

OK, season finale. I have to say, this series just loves to leave you wondering and for some masochistic reason I can't stop watching it.

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Posted 18 January 2012 - 10:54 AM

As soon as Moriarty didn't mention Molly as one of Sherlock's friends, I was sure that would be important. She must have had a part in the switch, although how I have no idea. At the time I wasn't fond of the apparently inexplicable end, but now I can appreciate it. Moffat always leaves us hanging, and after Doctor Who, I think I was a little tired of it.

Sad to see
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I loved him so much.

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Posted 12 February 2012 - 03:28 PM

It's been a month so I can probably go without posting spoiler tags.

Sad to see
Moriarty kill himself.
I loved him so much.


Is it possible that Moriarty could have faked his death using Hollywood special effects (i.e. an explosive blood pack hidden underneath his hair and a remote trigger hidden in the gun)? It makes you wonder if any of the practical effects used to create the Sherlock episodes could become plot devices in the episodes themselves.

That said, I hope Moriarty died. He was too one-dimensional and was brought out too many times as a lazy excuse to give Sherlock cryptic puzzles to solve. I preferred Hounds of Baskerville because the situations and characters that created the mystery were much more original and interesting.

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Posted 12 February 2012 - 04:35 PM

Sad to see
Moriarty kill himself.
I loved him so much.


Just realized that was a haiku. That's priceless.

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Posted 12 February 2012 - 04:40 PM

That was completely accidental! ;d

Though is 3, 7, 5 a haiku?

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Posted 12 February 2012 - 06:08 PM

That was completely accidental! ;d

Though is 3, 7, 5 a haiku?


Wait, no.

It's 5/7/5. So close.


Close enough. ;d

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Posted 02 April 2012 - 12:12 AM

OK, so I found this:



It's the ending sequence to an anime called Durarara! redone with the characters from Sherlock. I am quite fond of these fan videos. Problem is, I can't for the life of me identify some of the characters (the blonde with the cigarette, the man in the glasses). Assistance please?

EDIT: Turns out the list of characters is in the video description. Hah. Oh my I'm just silly.

Edited by JRPomazon, 03 April 2012 - 12:19 AM.


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Posted 02 April 2012 - 01:44 PM

Can't find Season 2 online anywhere.
Sad.