“You fool. No man can kill me.”
How many times am I allowed to reblog this before it gets weird?
Fun facts: Tolkien constructed this scene because he came out of Macbeth thinking that Shakespeare had missed a golden opportunity with the ”Be bloody, bold, and resolute; laugh to scorn the power of man, for none of woman born shall harm Macbeth” prophecy
Being letdown by Macbeth is apparently a significant factor in Tolkien’s writing because the Ent/Huorn attack on Isengard was the result of his disappointment that the whole “til Birnam Wood come to Dunsinane” thing was just some dudes holding sticks and not actual ambulatory trees.
so he basically took his favorite shakespeare headcanons and put them into his AU fic
This revelation just knocked me over.
WE ALL CLEARLY SEE THAT IT’S POLAND AND POLISH FANDOM DIED AND ALL IS WELL
SOMEBODY JOKED THAT SHERLOCK WAS TO FLY TO POLAND TO SOLVE THE SMOLENSK CASE
SMOLENSK WAS PLANE CRASH IN 2010 WHERE POLISH PRESIDENT AND 95 OTHER VIPS DIED
AND THERE’S INVESTIGATION ABOUT THAT AND MANY PEOPLE…
if you go to hell for being bad why wouldn’t satan reward you for it why does he make you suffer wtf id be like hell yeah motherfucker you my nigga lets party
i started to laugh and then i realized that this is actually a really valid question
Alternatively, if Satan punishes sinners, why isn’t he considered good?
If the Pope dies, is he being promoted or fired?
We’re becoming self aware
when i say i like harry potter i don’t mean yeah hp is pretty cool i mean i have literally grown up with it surrounding my life i have been reading and rereading the books for as long as i can remember and i can quote the movies word for word and my hogwarts house is a massive part of my identity and it actually physically pains me that i never got my hogwarts letter and i just
ANDERSON THOUGHT SHERLOCK FAKED HIS DEATH VIA TARDIS
But all the theories in this episode were theories the fandom had come up with and one of the fandom theories (although rather jokingly) was Sherlock falling into the tardis.
This whole episode was just a big tribute to the fans and it was beautiful.
'You can imagine the Christmas dinners.'
Mummy Holmes: I saw June Smithers down at the shops today. She says hello to you and the boys.
Daddy Holmes: She is a dear.
Sherlock (aged nine): June Smithers is a bookmaker for an illegal horse racing ring and she’s worried I’ll tell someone. She isn’t a dear. Pass the rolls, Mycroft.
Mycroft (aged fifteen): Dog racing, Sherlock. It’s dog racing. And not until you say ‘Please’.