“You talked to one of my lieutenants. He has, over the years, played the role repeatedly and with great conviction. More often than not, he’s done so to protect my identity. Other times, it was because I suspected a potential client might.. struggle with my gender. As if men had a monopoly on murder.”
let me explain to you how genius the deconstruction of Irene Adler is because in making her a conscious manipulation; an artful and purposeful creation by moriarty in order to ensnare sherlock they have destroyed The Woman; the one individual who eclipsed the whole of her sex and at whose feet Sherlock fell they’ve taken the goddess down off her pillar and revealed the woman in the fridge was a doll all along Irene Adler is only a story; can only ever be a story; because there is no Woman only women and they are villains as well as heroines and they are clever even when they make mistakes and they can hold the world together whether to take advantage of it or to save it for the people they love but there is no Woman there never could be and Sherlock had to learn that elementary the best goddamn show your favs could never
“The Woman” – As Sherlock reels at the reappearance of his former lover, Irene Adler (Natalie Dormer), a series of flashbacks unravel the tumultuous events that led to his downfall into addiction, on the two hour season finale of ELEMENTARY
#i think the most heartbreaking part #is that he knew #the moment he saw the paintings #he recognized her style #he knew her work #and he began to fall apart immediately #but held it together #just in case #but there she was #and what’s amazing about this #is that #irene is the woman who made him fall #and watson was the woman who caught him (via language-escapes)
dr joan watson casually putting a dislocated shoulder back in place
dr joan watson spotting an allergy band from miles away
dr joan watson dissecting a body in the middle of the night like she’s god damn picasso
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Baker Street Irregulars: An online original series based on CBS Television Network’s Elementary that follows a motley crew of characters who assist the modern-day Sherlock in solving cases with their unique talents.
It will serve as a web series extension of Elementary and will debut online in the fall. Get excited!
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