The Day Sherlock Died


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The Day Sherlock Died



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  1. My issue with the scene where Sherlock drugs John to see experiment is that Sherlock didnt know what Drug was being used to Drug them to make them see it. So how did he Drug John. He didnt find out how they were being drugged until the end when they killed the "Hound"

  2. I feel like they wrote the 4th season terrible on purpose so that people wouldn't be upset for not continuing it due to Benedict and Martin's growing Hollywood careers…to cut the strings easier, I guess?

  3. despite how they just weren't solving crimes anymore and the show didn't feel like itself, I loved The Final Problem. Sherlock getting pushed so far and showing rage during the scene with Molly and the coffin just hits hard. even the cold-hearted detective, was defeated by Eurus. of course it ended with the whole explanation being she just wanted a friend, which was completely stupid

  4. I absolutely loved the first three seasons and when the fourth season came… I loved it all the same. For me, I loved seeing a deeper look into the characters. It may not be traditional Sherlock and not focusing enough on the case but I loved it. The Lying Detective was one of my favourites. The characters in this show have so much depth and, well, character, and I was so happy to finally get a good look at it

  5. Pretty sure you have this all backwards. If the audience knows what's in the detectives' mind at all times, then you don't have mystery genre. And definitely don't have a Sherlock Holmes story.

  6. Are you even familiar with the source material? Sherlock Holmes original stories were so popular that Arthur Conan Doyle had to kill off his main character because he did not want to write them anymore he wanted to work on other more respectable in his eyes fiction. The public demanded more and so he had to bring Sherlock back from the dead. Moriarty was killed at the same time Sherlock was killed and they were hints at maybe even he didn't die and at the very least for all of the rest of the Sherlock Holmes stories there were the legacy of Moriarty and his criminal underground and his henchmen lurking in the background. I suggest that you read the source material ( it's not very long ) so you can obtain a greater appreciation for what the writers are doing and why these things are not what you think they are. Yes you should be able to judge a TV show on its own merits but guess what: this is not an original show. It's based on source material that is 100 years old. Which has been produced hundreds and hundreds of times by dozens of different actors to varying degrees of authenticity and success. Sherlock dying and getting resurrected is literally part of the lore. If this didn't happen in the TV show, it wouldn't be Sherlock holmes.

  7. Read the comments on this one; your viewers are far more informed with far more valid criticisms of the show than what you present here. You're a bit out of your depth on this one; maybe do a video presenting the criticisms in the comments instead? All of which are better stated than mine.

  8. Two minutes in, I already have to not only disagree but also accuse you of being in the wrong, sorry.
    A "good detective story" does not mean that you have to "fully understand" the detectives thought process.
    That's an insanely limiting expectation to hold and in fact, it's literally opposite to how the original Sherlock Holmes stories worked. There were barely any instances of the reader being on the same level as Sherlock. He almost always did things the reader could not understand, only to explain them to Watson (and therefore to the viewer)
    I am sure you are good at what you do but I find it strange how you could make such a basic mistake, sorry.

  9. 6:06 while I was watching the show, it was at this moment that I thought, ‘what the fuck am I watching’

    the ace attorney games do a way better job of letting viewers comprehend a convoluted series of events, screw this episode

  10. While I do agree with certain aspects of your analysis, I do think that you're leaving out a few fundamental, important points. Your dissection of Season 4 is based merely on the importance of foreshadowing and of the usual tactics that the detective trope uses, and in this case, of the lack thereof, but it's not incorporating the plot to explain these . Season 4 was purposefully made different because it drew out the abnormalities of Sherlock's mental state. Yes there was no foreshadowing, which detatched him from the audience, but that was the whole point: showing how detatched he'd become from real life. The directors don't always try to follow the strict rules of cinematography and detective tropes; as you mentioned in one of your previous videos, that's what makes movies such as Knives Out so great. While the purpose of the directors here was not necessarily to create a plot twist, they also didn't just use "dei ex machina" to get out of a tight spot. They used unconventional, unforeseen twists that circled around Sherlock himself as the main character, and how his tragic environment (he and John are barely on speaking terms) really affects his thinking process and actions, and in turn the plot itself.