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Picspam Reaction: SHERLOCK (BBC) Series 2 Episode 3 (1/3)
Sherlock Series 2 Finale time. *whimper*

WARNING: IF YOU ARE NOT WATCHING SHERLOCK SERIES 2 AT UK PACE, THIS POST CONTAINS DETAILED SPOILERS FOR EPISODE 2.03

CONTENT WARNING: Scenes in this episode (and images and discussion in this post) may be very triggery or disturbing for some, so please tread carefully.

I don't know how I'm going to do this one, the time is really squishy, so I may end up not doing this live-bloggish, and as a result it will be shorter and have less of on-the-fly speculation. Pft. Yeah. As if.

(Contains: an insane number of caps between all three parts, (beware if you are on dial-up), episode details, random babble, pointless comments, meta of sorts, speculation, ACD canon referencing, flailing, handwaving, a little florid blithering, quite a bit of profanity, SO MUCH capslock, and squee)

Spoilers known and theories had.


Reichenbach. Let me say that a little louder.

REICHENBACH

That's a huge spoiler, since many people who aren't even fans of Sherlock Holmes know what happens at Reichenbach. Moffat and Gatiss also know this though, and have still used it as a title. In essence, putting themselves on the spot.

How to do Reichenbach and have the same sort of impact when most of the audience knows what the implications are? Moffat and Gatiss are going to get tricky with us.

SO, I hereby declare the following theory. We'll be getting a faked falling death of Sherlock early in the episode, of him alone. Once everyone (except those in on the scam, Mycroft, possibly Molly or Lestrade) thinks he's dead, he'll go after Moriarty during the episode while we get EPIC JOHN ANGST AND/OR RAGE OH PLEASE OH PLEASE and more than a little vengeful BAMFery. Then, after John's got clues that maybe Sherlock's alive, or something, will be right pissed off, and that's when Sherlock will have his actual confrontation with Moriarty and appear to actually die and that is where they'll cliff-hang us. Maybe.

It's what I'd do if I were evil Moffat and Gatiss. And also evil. It might not be Moffat or Gatiss writing this script, but they will have oversight on what happens in it, particularly something this big, so, yeah. Evil.

I am not prepared at all. Not one bit.



Picspam Reaction for Sherlock Series 2 Episode 3
PART ONE - "The Reichenbach Fall"

Okay, given that I'm on a crazy time limit for watching this (aaaarg!) and have the tendency to go off on research tangents mid-watch with these, I am taking an unprecedented action.

*disables internet connection*

There. I feel like I've just hacked off a limb. [Items in square brackets are post-watching notes or Googling.]

Let's do this.

So. Not. Prepared.


-OMGOMGOMGOMGOMGOMGOMGOMGOMGOMGOMGOMGOMG *BREATHES* Okay. Oof. Tea. Yes. Tea. Better. Ooof.

-Oh god.
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-"Eighteen months since our last appointment." Hi Ella, oh god, he's gone back to therapy, oh god. Eighteen months is about right for time since the first episode aired too, isn't it? [One year, five months, not that anyone was counting, ha ha. (I'll be adding post-watching research notes/thoughts in square brackets, to avoid confusion)]
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-"I'm here beca-" *flailing now*

-"My best friend, Sherlock Holmes, is dead." Oh Jooooooooooooohn!

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-Three months before John's return to therapy with Ella. Noted.

-"Thankfully recovered thanks to the prodigious talent of Mr. Sherlock Holmes." Ha, and it's a Reichenbach Falls painting. Not the same one from Holmes' wall in the Granada series, I don't think. Well, they had to have some reason to include the word in the title since I very much doubt they'll be schlepping all the way to Switzerland on a BBC filming budget.

-"Diamond cufflinks. All my cuffs have buttons."/"He means thank you." Heee! John, interpreting Sherlock to Human for the masses.
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-"Do I?"/"Just say it."/"Thank you." Heeeeee!

-Oh Sherlock's going to go ballistic over that news article! It calls him an amateur twice and says he was investigating the theft "simply as a hobby". Janette Owen, Crime correspondent is going to get a nasty note or twelve in her inbox about using accurate descriptors in reporting.
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-"Tie pin. I don't wear ties."/"Shhh." Full-time job John has there.
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-HI SALLY AND ANDERSON, LURKING AT THE BACK OF THE ROOM!!! I WAS WONDERING WHERE YOU'D GOT TO! *WAVES*
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-L:"With all his customary diplomacy and tact."/S: *smiles*/J:"Sarcasm."/S:"Yes." Hahahah. And the look Sherlock has here is almost a real smile. Yeah, Lestrade's a friend too, don't care what Sherlock says.
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-"We all chipped in." Ahahahaha. Deerstalker. I love the Yarders. XD
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-Anderson and Sally are so darn cute there. Like kids in a schoolyard.
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-*giggles*
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-"'Bachelor John Watson.' Bachelor? What the hell are they implying?" At least it isn't 'Pocket-sized Cuddly BAMF John Watson'. I mean both are equally true, but one is probably a bit easier on the dignity than the other to see in the newspapers. Could also be he tried to chat up the reporter and she wasn't interested but is letting all of London know he's available, which is... kind of nice, I suppose?
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-"Why's it got two fronts?" With the uncappable (yet gif-able, I suspect) hat spinning. Heeeeee!
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-"'Confirmed bachelor John Watson.'" Heehehehehe. Or maybe the chatting up didn't go so well. XD

-"Death frisbee?" \o/

-"This isn't a deerstalker now, it's a Sherlock Holmes hat." True. He never wore one in the original novels, one shows up in the movies and wham. All iterations of Sherlock Holmes are stuck with deerstalkers plaguing them until the end of time. Was it Rathbone? I'd Google, but I've disconnected my internet for this. [According to Wikipedia, it was actually first seen in a Sidney Paget, who did the drawings for the original stories. Holmes is mentioned to be wearing a travelling cap with earflaps in one of the stories, but it's not specified to be a deerstalker. A lot closer to canon than I'd been thinking then, and apologies to Basil Rathbone for the hat blame.]
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-*nods about public image and the media turning on famous people...* Hm. *looks back at that theory I had before Series 2 aired that I will link when I get the internet back on [Here]* Hmmmmmmmmm. *ponders*

-"I don't understand, why would it upset you?" *pats Sherlock* Silly. Friends worry about things like this for each other.
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-OH HI JIM! Tower of London's a nice public location for nasty crap from Moriarty, isn't it?
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-Heh heh heh. Yeah. Why the hell not? XD
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-Speaking of notable hats, heheheheheheh.
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-AHA! 221B has one bathroom with bathing facilities, the one by Sherlock's room! (Unless John didn't bother going to any hypothetical upstairs one for whatever hypothetical reason. Hypotheticals may vary widely.)



-It also has a random hanging... *squints at hand* mannequin. Okay then! Less drippy than a corpse.
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-Moriarty is adorable when he's being sneaky. And that almost certainly wasn't just a mobile phone. And I have some very strange suspicions about the gum-chewing not being gum... O.o
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-I don't know what it is about classical music that makes bad guys a hundred times creepier.
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-Oh really? Moriarty's getting quite ambitious then, is he? All while staying visible and alibi'd on a security camera? Hmmm...
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-Hee! Mug.
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-Major country-shocking heists. There's an app for that. XD
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-HOLY CRAP, MORIARTY'S IN THE MATRIX! XD
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-Inhaler with knockout gas in it, yep. I think they check those at airports now. Not sure, can't Google. [Not gonna either, but I wouldn't be surprised.] Also, either there are guards in on it with Moriarty or they are really shoddy since they just left him and the guard behind in the vault. *nods*

-"Not our division." Coffee break Lestrade with the feet up on the desk, kind of... not sure. Nice to see him kick back a little? Considering the 'vacation' after his vacation ended with a hallucinatory evil hound, gunplay, and chasing a suspect into a minefield, and unlike some people, that's probably not his idea of a relaxing, fun time.
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-Now the head of the Bank of England has spilled his tea. Does Moriarty's evil know no bounds? *fistshake* HA! XD
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-WHEEEE! BLUES AND TWOS! LESTRADE DRIVING A PURSUIT VEHICLE! AND SALLY! SO MUCH GLEE!!! \o/
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-I'm wondering now if Moriarty's going to steal anything at all, or if he's just power-tripping, showing that he could have. *ponders*

-Or just trying to get Sherlock's attention. Aw. Fanboy. *pats him*
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-And who's getting broken out of jail while all the distraction and panic is going on? Is it Moran? *bounces*

-More spilled tea, oh the horror!
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-I thought so! Or it is gum and he's using it to stick something on. The gum had to have a purpose. *nods*
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-Have to admit, he is the fun kind of evil.
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-Definitely attention-seeking behaviour.
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-"He's back." And 'dundun' goes the soundtrack. Well, it does take a lot to get Sherlock's attention. Three simultaneous major security breeches and Moriarty on a throne wearing the Crown Jewels. And a whole lot of texts and John to pay attention to them.
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-Yeah, Moriarty's all about subtle.
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-OMG SINNERMAN ON THE SOUNDTRACK!!! Shades of Thomas Crowne Affair! \o/

-Seriously, the 'amateur' thing has to be getting on his nerves. Same reporter too (lower down, but cap too blurry). Her inbox should be scorching by now.
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-*double-take* WAIT A SECOND. OMG. Hell with blurry. LOOK!
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"In a twist worthy of a Conan Doyle novella," it says. SERIOUSLY? SO. Okay. In this 'verse ACD existed and wrote novellas, but.... didn't write Sherlock Holmes. That's... whacky. My brain hurts. Maybe he stuck closer to the nature of the person who inspired Sherlock, Dr. Joseph Bell, and instead wrote about an irascible diagnostician named Dr. House and his protege Dr. Wilson? XD

-...Or who knows, maybe ACD's Lost World [Wiki Here] stuff took off, generating a series of stories about an island full of dinosaurs that developed an avid fanbase that lives through to modern times, and... um... handily background-retcons the fanon of Anderson + Dinosaurs as him being a Doyle fanboy for Lost World. Hehe. That's kind of blowing my mind. Moving on now. O.o

-This show has more damn mirrors running around doing things than any other show, I think. Or they are just more obvious about it.
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-"Ready?"/"Yes." Oh crap, a press gauntlet.
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-And he's probably not thrilled that he's having to ride in a police car either.
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-Unusually bright (and loud!) flash there.
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-Moriarty does wear suits well, and doesn't do a bad micro-smirk either.
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-"Intelligent, fine. Let's give smart-arse a wide berth." Heeeeeeee! Good luck with that.

-"I'll just be myself."/"Are you listening to me?" Heeeeee! XD

-"Accused of attempting to steal the Crown Jewels." Except he totally wasn't which the authorities should be able to tell since he wasn't even remotely trying to escape, and this is all part of some larger plan. *ponders*
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-"Would you mind slipping your hand into my pocket?" And he has to sound like a total creeper too. I'm now wondering which of the guards are working with him... although they might not be.
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-Oh and yes, insert requisite "What has it got in it's pocketses?" quote here. ;-D

-Pft. XD
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-AHAHAHAHAHAH. Fangirl! Okay. Dude. Um. You followed him into the Men's room? Not cool. The batshit is strong in this one. XD
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-Oh dear.
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-"Sign my shirt?" So much facepalm.

-Ha. Reporter going for a scandal. Busted. Quite glad she's not an actual fan.

-"I'm smart, and you can trust me. Totally." No comment on the first and hell no on the last. You just tried to trap him into a scandal in the men's toilets, and then asked prurient questions about him and John. I wouldn't trust you further than I could throw you, honey.
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-"You repel me." Heeee! Yep. Although that's totally going to blow back on him, particularly because he's left it as a recording.
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-Except he just took her recording thingy, didn't he. Did he?

-Great, now the paranoia has kicked in and I'm wondering if she's working with Moriarty. Looking for some kind of pissed off sound-bite to use in something, like leaving next to her messy corpse. ARG. *headdesk*

-"A tradesman?"/"Yes." Subcontractor, really. Hate to see his tax deductions.
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-There is some wacky hair going on in that jury.
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-"The sort that would plant a bomb or stage an assassination, but I'm sure he'd make a pretty decent job of your boiler." *snerk* Sure. If you wanted it to blow up.
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-"Can't do that, you're leading the witness." True, but *headshake* Don't critique the lawyers. Barristers? There's a different term in the UK. [Horribly oversimplified, Barristers do court stuff, Solicitors do other legal stuff more directly with clients and retain barristers if a client needs to go to court. All hail Wikipedia.]

-I get the distinct feeling this judge has had Sherlock as a witness before. Something about the smirk and lack of immediate gaveling.
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-John sending psychic 'stop being a prat' waves towards the witness stand as Ms. Fake-fan enters behind him.
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-"He's a spider. A criminal web with a thousand threads and he knows how every single one of them dances." Eeeeeee! Canon reference! *fist-pump* And Moriarty's just standing there, nodding. Like, 'Yep, true enough.' Hee.

-"We met twice, five minutes in total. I pulled a gun, he tried to blow me up. I felt we had a special something." No one understands the hero-nemesis dynamic in the mundane world though. Didn't mention abducting John, or the phone messages and the running around on his trail, or the other bombs. Might have helped. I mean contact these days has so many avenues. Even villains telecommute.
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-Moriarty's face, hee!
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-"Mr. Holmes, that's a matter for the jury!"/"Oh really?" Oh shit, don't sic him on the jury. Whoops. Too late. *facepalm*
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-Awww. This exchange here. *smirk* *disdainful looks of 'stop being a smart-arse' with crossed arms of 'I'm not bloody joking'* *unsmirk*
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-And then *slight glance* *smirky smugness* Taunting without saying a word. Pretty sure whatever the specifics of Moriarty's plan are, Sherlock being Sherlock is playing right into them.
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-"Do you think you could survive for just a few minutes without showing off!" He's totally had Sherlock as a witness before.
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-AHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAH. So. Contempt charges it is then. XD
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-Neighbouring holding cells. And now I'm wondering whose plan this is part of. Possibly both of them. *ponders*
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-"What did I say? I said don't get clever." Like Sherlock would ever do that. Pft.
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-No defense. Hmm. *nods* *steeplefingers*

-"Six weeks ago, Moriarty breaks in, no one knows how or why." Passage of time. Between the case montage before and the six weeks passing, that three months previously to John talking to Ella about Sherlock's death is passing way too quickly for comfort. O.o

-"You're doing the look again." Heee.
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-"I can't see it can I?" MIRRORS. AGAIN. SOME MORE. Someone with better brains than me better have a meta, that's all I'm saying.
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-"You're doing a 'we both know what's really going on here' face."/"We do!"/"No, I don't which is why I find 'the face' so annoying." *giggles over everything*
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-"If Moriarty wanted the jewels, he'd have them, if he wanted those prisoners freed they'd be out on the streets, the only reason he's in a prison cell right now is because he chose to be there." Exaaaaactly. Which means he's running a different game. Which means you're screwed. And not just in a Reichenbach way. *nods*

-BTW, London is gorgeous.
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-Heee! He's a bit like Snoopy pretending to be a vulture. Looming.
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-"We're not calling any witnesses." Hm. And he didn't plead guilty, so he either wants to be in a prison facility or has some kind of proof to clear himself (and possibly put it all on Sherlock somehow because dammit, I liked my theory about where Moriarty thinks Sherlock keeps his heart and how he'll burn it and I'm getting twinges about it now in relation to this...).
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-"My client is offering no evidence." That poor lawyer. He probably thought 'trial of the century! Epic court things! My name in reference texts!' and now he's not entering any evidence or doing any cool lawyer things. Poor lawyer. *pats*

-Moriarty face of 'what you see is what you get.'
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-Ooo. And he looks up at John. Who he strapped into a bomb when they last met in person. Ooo. (Heh. Guy sitting next to John looks a bit freaked about Moriarty staring in his direction too. Nice touch.)
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-"You must find him guilty." Yup. Seems like a no-brainer at this point, and no doubt exactly what Moriarty wants. (...Okay. I'm sorry. I've never even played the video game past the demo levels, but... Is that a Companion Cube from Portal on the floor behind Sherlock...? I highly doubt it but the angle is making it look like it. O.o)
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-Ten whole minutes of deliberation? Well, hey, free coffee and biscuits, might as well hang out for a while.

-And since Sherlock's been tossed out of the court for contempt, John's stuck hanging out in the courthouse.
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-"Six minutes?" Coffee must have sucked.

-For a second there I thought it was Harriet Jones off Doctor Who. O.O
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-"Not guilty, they found him not guilty." Ha! Okay, He's got some hold over them all or something. Or they think he's just nuts and want him sectioned, but I doubt it. Whatever Moriarty's plan is, it evidently doesn't involve him entering the prison system beyond the holding and awaiting trial stage. This will definitely keep Moriarty in the headlines for a while too.

-John's bumblebee-striped tie. Heeeee. No I'm not doing a tie report on it. It's just between jumpers and ties, John seems to end up in horizontal bumblebee-style stripes a lot. Ahem. :-)
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-Hehe. Arch-nemesis get found not guilty on things he obviously did and didn't even defend himself on? TEA, DAMMIT!
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(Oooo, their electric kettle is pretty!)

-*lock rattles* Eeek! Or, you know. If you're expecting your recently freed arch-nemesis to stop by for a little chat and bloodshed, tea also works. O.O
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-*stair squeak* Hahahahaha! How many fics have had a squeaky stair? Not that they aren't all squeaky. Also, I'm given to understand via comments made about something on John's blog that Moriarty or his hench-person may have been inside 221B while Sherlock and John were out chasing hallucinations on the moors. If so, he'd have been able to find out about that stair and avoid it, if he wanted to not be detected coming in.
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-"Most people knock." Okay, nervous now. Also flailing again. *flail*
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-ADJGSJHFGSKLJDHLAKDN YOU WANT HIM TO SIT IN JOHN'S CHAIR???
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-Okay. Okay. Tea was next to John's chair, and Moriarty was less likely to sit in any chair indicated by Sherlock, so, yeah, okay. I don't know why that freaked me out, but yeah. Moriarty is not allowed to sit in John's chair. Not that him sitting in Sherlock's chair is much better. Aaaarg, this is giving me personal space invasion heebeejeebees. *flaps hands around*

-Looseleaf tea even. He's using a strainer. There are a lot of things that can be mixed with looseleaf tea when you're serving it to your arch-nemesis....
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-"With me, back on the street." And this eager-puppy face. *shivers*
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-"Every fairy tale needs a good old-fashioned villain." And then with the 'why yes, I am cracked, thanks for noticing!' face.
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-Tea, cream in both. Had a thought there, poison in the tea, neutralizing agent in the cream, but no. Doubt he's done anything to the tea. I'm just a little fixated on the possibility.
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-I do love cat and mouse discussions, and this is an excellent one. They've only got a little while 'til John gets back from the courthouse and starts shooting though. ...Unless Moriarty's goons have got John. Again. He hasn't been abducted yet this series, has he? Irene doesn't count, that was a misdirection, not an abduction. *handwave*

-"Every hotel room has a personalized TV screen." Heh heh heh heh, yeah. ...Those kids look strangely familiar and I'm not sure why.
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-[Hey. OMG. HEY. ARE THOSE THE CABBIE'S KIDS??? Is this the Cabbie's ex? The side of the face in the photo linked could be hers, and the screen above is calling her "Ms. Williams", so could be divorced... If so, the Cabbie reeeeally didn't do his kids any favours by dealing with Moriarty! XD]

-Seriously, does this woman not look like Harriet Jones off Doctor Who? Could be a younger sister? [She doesn't seem to have a credit in the credits, So I've got no idea if the actress is some form of relation.]
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-"The final problem. Have you worked out what it is yet?" Haha. The name of the original ACD Holmes story where Reichenbach happens is The Final Problem. Cute. *fist-pump of canon referencing*

-Meanwhile, Sherlock has stalled his tea. He did sip a bit though, so not likely to be poisoned or altered in a plot-relevant way. Wasn't likely anyway, but we all have our *handwave* things.
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-"I did tell you, but did you listen?" Well, I'm guessing this one won't be Moriarty's measurements. ^.^
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-Ooo, finger-tapping. 4, 3, 1, 1. Hm. Not a Fibonacci sequence in reverse... Moriarty canonically was a mathematics professor, so number games would suit.
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-"How hard do you find it, having to say 'I don't know'?"/"I dunno." Heeee.
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-See, now this, this little exchange here, with the smirking and joking, I love this, because it really crystalizes the whole thing that they are two very similar people in nature, and could be hell-bent and unstoppable if they were on the same side. It's a really small moment with a glimpse of what they could be like as allies, just in a few gestures and expressions, very subtle and understated. Love it.
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-"I can open any door anywhere with a few tiny lines of computer code." I'm assuming the 'few tiny lines of code' is hyperbole, because it'd take more than that to get through the level of security he has, but yep. This wasn't a heist. It was, at a very basic level, an advertisement. Firstly to get Sherlock's attention, and secondly, to prove he could do it, and anyone interested in opening doors they shouldn't be able to will pay any price to have access to it. And yeah, his attitude towards the Bruce-Partington plans is backed up by him having this. He literally could have gotten them anywhere. Seems our "Jim from IT" might actually be a hacker after all.

-"I could blow up NATO in alphabetical order." Or he could just keep it all to himself to play with. He's sooooo changeable after all.

-"In a world of locked rooms, a man with the key is king-" Very true. *nods*
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-"-and honey, you should see me in a crown." HA! Quite a few people have, actually.

-"You were advertising all the way through the trial, showing the world what you could do." I call victory arms! \o/
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-"And you were helping." Eheheheheh. Yeah. You totally were. Do you have any idea how long it would have taken an advertising copywriter to come up with that whole 'spider in a web' thing? Aaaages. You just watch, he'll have that on business cards.
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-"I just like to watch them all competing. 'Daddy loves me the best!' Aren't ordinary people adoooorable." Heeeeee!

-"You should know, you've got John. I should get myself a live-in one." *snerk* Also, so much love for the extremely subtle shift in Sherlock's expression when Moriarty says John's name. Very subtle, but watch the eyes.
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-"It's going to start very soon, Sherlock. The fall." He doesn't mean literally... but... *glances at theory for series 2 and the general idea behind it* *notes that this universal code key negates a lot of hassles* Um. Hee! okay, so it's not straight after the pool, and it's not about the bombings, but... *tentative preliminary victory arms* Ahem. In the meantime, Moriarty makes faces and talks over top of himself.
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-"Falling's just like flying except there's a more permanent destination." True when you're falling versus gravity. Not so true when you're falling versus public opinion, which can be a bit like a bungee cord. Or a trampoline. Or a giant fetid swamp. No, wait...

-"Never liked riddles." ...reeeeeally? That seems... odd? Riddles would seem to be right up his alley. Or maybe he's distinguishing between a puzzle/mystery and a riddle, as a riddle being more wordplay? No evidence to follow? I don't know. Seems odd.

-"Learn to. Because I owe you a fall, Sherlock. I. Owe. You." And of course, Sherlock misses that implication of burning his reputation because he doesn't really care about public opinion and all that stuff beyond how many new cases it nets him. See, John should have been there. Though if he was, the conversation would have been a lot less civil, and a lot more loud.

-Apple. Hee. And he's left his clasp-knife behind, along with some prints and DNA I'm sure, if Sherlock feels like cataloguing.
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PART TWO
PART THREE


(PLEASE, NO SPOILERS OR RUMOURS REGARDING ANY FUTURE SERIES OF SHERLOCK.)

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shadowfireflame From: shadowfireflame Date: January 20th, 2012 04:22 pm (UTC) (Link)
Oh my God, they totally are the cabbie's kids. I would never in a million years have noticed that. WOW.
caffienekitty From: caffienekitty Date: January 20th, 2012 07:33 pm (UTC) (Link)
I know! I'm actually shocked I recognized them at all, I'm horrible with kids' faces.

I'm guessing they are the kids of a crewmember or Moffat or something, but it so nicely adds an extra layer of 'dealing with Moriarty is never a good idea' to it without shouting about it. :-D
lobelia321 From: lobelia321 Date: January 20th, 2012 11:59 pm (UTC) (Link)
Meep.

Re 'bachelor': I read this coded as 'gay'. As in 'Uncle Bob's a gay bachelor.'

Also: did you know that the lawyer with the wig who says 'we're not calling any witnesses' is Gatiss's husband???

:-)
caffienekitty From: caffienekitty Date: January 21st, 2012 09:18 am (UTC) (Link)
Yeah, I'm pretty sure that's what they were implying, but sometimes I like thinking of alternatives to the commonplace for the sake of being silly. :-)

Also: did you know that the lawyer with the wig who says 'we're not calling any witnesses' is Gatiss's husband???

SERIOUSLY??? He's adorable! Aw, it's so sweet that they could both work on the same show, even if they weren't acting in the same scene. :-)
From: polyhedron Date: January 21st, 2012 06:21 pm (UTC) (Link)
"Committed Bachelor" has long meant gay. The only thing they didn't do in that story, that would be even more telling, was call Sherlock his "longtime companion"
caffienekitty From: caffienekitty Date: January 22nd, 2012 08:07 am (UTC) (Link)
Oh I know that. I was trying to be funny and not state the obvious. Sorry for not being clear. :-)
ciaranbochna From: ciaranbochna Date: January 21st, 2012 02:27 am (UTC) (Link)
As soon as I heard Sinnerman I thought of you:) The exhange over tea, gods if I had more brain I would write about the expressions, and the mirrors, reflections, identities...someone will I am sure. I also flailed at the loose tea, but I am a git.
caffienekitty From: caffienekitty Date: January 21st, 2012 09:21 am (UTC) (Link)
Sinnerman is like trance blues or something, I don't know. It's just cool.

I didn't know what to say about Moriarty's cup having the UK on it, so I left off commenting on it, but I'm sure there's something in that, too.

Loose tea! *flail*
ladyelvan From: ladyelvan Date: January 21st, 2012 07:34 am (UTC) (Link)

I found this by random, and I have to say I love you! My twin and I do the same sort of train-of-thought comments but without the pics so it's great to see someone else do the same thing. Thanks for the laughs!!
caffienekitty From: caffienekitty Date: January 21st, 2012 09:25 am (UTC) (Link)
Well, I'm happy that randomness brought you here. Glad you enjoyed it.

(I noticed you've friended me, just so you know, I very rarely friend back (nothing personal!), and there will be a lot of content for other fandoms and things showing up in your f-list.)
mariole From: mariole Date: January 22nd, 2012 04:10 am (UTC) (Link)
I totally loved your commentary. Full of little gems, such as:

> He's a bit like Snoopy pretending to be a vulture.

LOL! Delightful.

On to the next bit. Thanks so much!
caffienekitty From: caffienekitty Date: January 22nd, 2012 06:14 am (UTC) (Link)
*grin* He looms so well for a not-tall guy.

Glad you're enjoying it!
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