if you’re one of the people who follows me and politely puts up with my
obsession affinity for bbc sherlock, i am sorry for what i am about to do. (i’m mostly sorry that you aren’t in love with that show like i am but whatever ;) )
fangirling like crazy is about to happen. pirates, ye be warned.
THAT ARTICLE. GUYS. THAT ARTICLE. (can be found here: 1 2 ; please note that all quotes come from that source)
THAT. FREAKING. ARTICLE.
"john is a little bit more in control," says cumberbatch. "there’s an understanding and a balance there, now that they’ve been at it for about nine months. sherlock is kept in check by him, and he functions better with him."
"i guess like any friendship, marriage or whatever it is, familiarity breeds more contempt, and more love," freeman agrees. "they’re just more settled with each other now." freeman, still best known for comedic roles, jumped at the chance to play a watson—who’s anything but a bumbling sidekick. steely, scarred by war, as the series begins he’s a dead man brought back to life.
i know, i know, my goggles, but I AIN’T EVEN MAD.
"we were keen to resurrect the idea that he isn’t an unhappy man," moffat concludes. "he is alarming, strange, possibly psychopathic, but perfectly happy! he clearly adores john, he’s not got some deep emotional problem with connecting to people, he just can’t be arsed. he’d rather be out solving crimes."
i just can’t guys. i can’t.
AND REICHENBACH IS THIS SERIES. every time i am reminded i pretty much die inside.
guys… this article though.
JOHN IS A DEAD MAN BROUGHT BACK TO LIFE [BY SHERLOCK]
i feel like this can’t actually be happening. is this real life?