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If the Joker’s plan from 1989’s Batman is an obvious called strike right in the middle of the plate, The Dark Knight’s Joker’s plan is the equivalent of the infield fly rule.
I was left with the realization that beyond all the “clever” dialogue and manic pace, Sherlock simply is not as good as people think. In fact, Zero Effect did it better in every way.
John Watson has a mustache and so does Molly Hooper. Find out what’s different and what’s the same in this 19th century set very special episode.
“While many fans of Big Bang Theory are excited, some are wary, especially because they can point to a long list of other TV shows that were cancelled not long after the decision to have two of their main cast walk down the aisle. ”
Sherlock Recap: Life’s Been So Boring Without Sherlock Holmes
As it turns out, Ursa was wrong about the finale, and she’s kind of glad about it. Spoilers, y’all; we’re diving into the series 3 finale of Sherlock, before returning to our regularly scheduled hiatus. Let’s hope it’s less than two years this time.
It’s been two years in the making, but Sherlock is back for series three! What did Ursa make of “The Empty Hearse”? Was there love, hate, or total indifference for “The Sign of Three”? And can we expect to see more Molly Hooper this time around? The answer to the last one is “yes”. For the answers to the others, you’ll need to watch the episode.
In the latest chapter of the nefarious web-show-within-a-show Baker Street Adventures, Sofie… I mean, Sherlock Holmes, and Sursum… er, John Watson join forces (in person!) to review one of Steven Moffat’s favorite movies, and a big inspiration for BBC’s Sherlock. It’s the 1970 Billy Wilder comedy The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes!
Sofie and Ursa (er, I mean Holmes and Watson…) take on Guy Ritchie’s second great Holmesian blockbuster, A Game of Shadows: now with even more explosions, fighting, cross-dressing, and really blue slo-mo!
Sofie takes a look at something she actually wishes didn’t exist: The U.S. version of the already highly popular BBC show Sherlock… now set in New York… with a female Watson… and called Elementary.
It’s the first video Yulia (the artist formerly known as Full of Questions) ever posted online, where she debunked misconceptions that a lot of people have about the Sherlock Holmes books, while wearing a silly hat. Now including a brand-new audio commentary!
Your host Full of Questions lists her favorite Sherlock Holmes short stories from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, with almost no spoilers! …At least, no spoilers that someone not living under a rock wouldn’t know. But what will Sursum Ursa think of this?
It’s the two-part BBC mini series from 2007 with Jonathan Pryce in the title role, and costarring the Irregulars, a ragtag group of street kids who do all the work while Holmes gets all the credit. Meanwhile, our Watson (Sursum Ursa) ends up having to do most of the reviewing herself as our Holmes (Sofie Liv) gets lost on the streets of London.
In this episode, special guest hosts Sherlock Holmes (portrayed by Sofie Liv) and Dr. John Watson (portrayed by Sursum Ursa) work together on one final case: examining the 2009 Guy Ritchie movie based on their exploits, starring Robert Downey, Jr., Jude Law, and Rachel McAdams. You may think you’ve seen it all, but have you ever seen a movie reviewed in the first-person? I think not!