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Re: Sherlock
« Reply #350 on: January 11, 2017, 04:00:47 AM »
He probably wasn't joking but i'm used to the writing and he may have meant takeaway food.

You are probably right but this is Gatiss and Moffatt we're on about :p
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« Reply #351 on: January 11, 2017, 06:08:28 AM »
I think you're referring to this exchange:

SHERLOCK (loudly over the noise of the hovering helicopter, stepping forward and walking to John’s side): To clarify: Appledore’s vaults only exist in your mind, nowhere else, just there.
MAGNUSSEN (looking towards the helicopter): They’re not real. They never have been.

While a bit contradictory, I think it means that he just doesn't have it all stored somewhere like a vault, but could still aquire proper evidence if he needs it.
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Re: Sherlock
« Reply #352 on: January 15, 2017, 03:56:23 AM »
So. Final episode tonight.

God I hope that the final shot is not Moriarty coming back and then we have to wait 2 years to NOT be told how he's not dead.

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Moriarty is back !!

- 2 years later -

John to Sherlock : So...Wait...How is Moriarty not dead ?

Sherlock to John : it doesn't matter - he's back.

NEVER MENTIONED AGAIN.

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I wonder if Gatiss and Moffatt knew how Sherlock survived the Reichenbach fall or if in the 2 years they read every fan theory and just picked one :lol
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Re: Sherlock
« Reply #353 on: January 15, 2017, 10:14:15 PM »
So did Sherlocks sister brainwash Moriarty also? Anyway for as fun as the episode was I thought there were moments that they were really stretching the realm of what she could be capable of. All in all I enjoyed the season and really hope we get another.
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« Reply #354 on: Today at 04:09:28 AM »
What the Hell was that!  Again quite entertaining but absolute nonsense of the highest order.

So Sherlock had repressed his memory of his sister, so his parents never brought this up like ever?  What was the point of the grenade, clearly she didn't want to kill Sherlock (at that moment), in fact I'm not entirely certain of her motive (did she want to kill Sherlock or just want a hug? why leave the island to become a Therapist/Bus Girl/Smith's fake sister).   Another 'mind palace' ugh....A missing dog is one thing, but a missing Child would have been investigated by the orthoritys for ages.  Why was Morarity making video's to Sherlock when he seemed so certain he'd won (at the end of series 2) - talking of video's how many of the sodding things has Mary made?

Just so messy. (and surprisngly similar plot to Spectre - even including an underwhelming Andrew Scott Cameo).

Next time just solve some interesting mysteries maybe?
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« Reply #355 on: Today at 04:32:01 AM »
Final Shot : Rathbone place. I SEE WHAT YOU DID THERE.
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Re: Sherlock
« Reply #356 on: Today at 05:52:58 AM »
I thought it was a bit boring. Also - When did the tombstones with the wrong dates on get made ?? I thought it was when they were all little

but they somehow had a code on for Adult Sherlock to decipher right at that very minute. That's some God Level forward planning. . .

Am I missing something ?


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Either way - that episode definitely had a sense of finality about it in more ways than one.

I do love how they revealed Moriarty's re-appearance with "Five Years Ago".

I was relieved then. No stupid " he just is " explanation.
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« Reply #357 on: Today at 10:03:03 AM »
Does anyone else even watch the show ?
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« Reply #358 on: Today at 10:13:35 AM »
I do, and I thought this episode was abysmal. No offense to anyone who liked it, but in my opinion, this was the worst Sherlock episode by far, and it came to the point when I seriously considered just turning it off. This is the first Sherlock episode I kind of regret wasting my time on. This stuff with different rooms and experiments in the middle was ridiculous, it's like I watched Saw or played Portal or whatever, and it was also contrived as hell. Definitely not something I want to see in this show.

I won't even go to details, since I'm frustrated a bit too much that one of my favourite shows turned into such a disaster, but I will probably read the feedback and reviews for S5 (if it ever happens) before watching it.

(It also doesn't help that I have to stay up until 2 A.M. to finish the episode, and I have to get up at 5 A.M., so I'm feeling even worse about time wasted on watching this episode.)

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« Reply #359 on: Today at 10:23:43 AM »
Yeah I hate when good shows "go dark" because......that's what you do ?

I really miss S1 where it was more about villain of the week - solving smaller crimes which led to an overall mastermind.

If there is a S5 - which I doubt as The Final problem did seem to be wrapping everything up - I so hope they make it a lot lighter overall.

No idea how the tombstones when they were kids meant that Eurus was in the house at the exact moment Sherlock solved the code.


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« Reply #360 on: Today at 10:28:33 AM »
I really miss S1 where it was more about villain of the week - solving smaller crimes which led to an overall mastermind.

I totally second that, S1 was my favourite by far. The first episode is the one I used to get my friends watch this show and it always worked.

I admit I didn't get the tombstones part exactly, but I was watching the episode with Russian translation (it airs at the same time as BBC) and things like that tend to get lost in translation (it didn't make sense to me at all). While it wasn't a problem for the first two episodes of the show, which I rewatched later in English, I have no desire to watch this one again.

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« Reply #361 on: Today at 10:32:19 AM »
I had to leave literally the same time the episode finished so i wasn't paying 100% attention..

..But there was mention of baby sherlock liking the gravestones as a child because the dates didn't add up.

Now 30 odd years later - he solves the code to mean help Me Brother - i'm in my room ?!

What ?? How does that even work ? Did baby Eurus make the gravestones ?

I need to re-watch it properly
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Re: Sherlock
« Reply #362 on: Today at 11:13:13 AM »
..But there was mention of baby sherlock liking the gravestones as a child because the dates didn't add up.

Now 30 odd years later - he solves the code to mean help Me Brother - i'm in my room ?!

What ?? How does that even work ? Did baby Eurus make the gravestones ?

I'm just as frustrated with this episode (and season) as the rest of the folks who like this show. It was 'off' in a way....like the writers got a bit too full of themselves. Anyway, I took it as a young Eros put together the puzzle for Sherlock when they were kiddos because she was jealous of his best friend then....and that, had a young Sherlock figured it out then he'd have saved his little buddy back in the day. Being that he never solved it back then....she just kept the same puzzle in place for him when she used John as the victim this time around. Had he solved it way back when they were young she'd have been in her room then as well.

Either way....the entire episode was way too bombastic and over the top, and...despite elements of the show always being 'unbelievable' or just too involved....the whole episode was entirely ridiculous to the point of silly.

From Mycroft allowing Moriarty 'five minutes alone' with Eros....two of the most evil minded, cunning individuals alive....to like Evermind said the B-Rated horror show crap of a puzzle in each room....it was just silly which is a shame because this show can be so incredible at times.
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Re: Sherlock
« Reply #363 on: Today at 02:00:06 PM »
The internet has not been kind to the Finale either. Tons of articles questioning the show....questioning if a 5th season is even something wanted at this point? Yikes...
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