My mind rebels at stagnation! Give me problems! Give me work!
Robert Downey Jr. and Jude Law on the set of Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows.
Right. How many men did you count on the—?
The game’s afoot;
Follow your spirit: and upon this charge,
Cry — God for Harry! England and Saint George!
sir arthur conan doyle kills off sherlock holmes - december 1893
“I never thought they would take it so much to heart,” he said later. “I got letters from all over the world reproaching me on the subject. One, I remember, from a lady whom I did not know, began ‘You Beast.’
“I had no keener pleasure than in following Holmes in his professional investigations, and in admiring the rapid deductions, as swift as intuitions, and yet always founded on a logical basis with which he unravelled the problems which were submitted to him.” -The Adventure of the Specked Band
And we have no keener pleasure than reading you on the subject, sir.
Part II Part I
and of course sailor Basil and sailor Holmes refer to Basil Rathbone
The Red Headed League
Sherlock Holmes and I surveyed this curt announcement and the rueful face behind it, until the comical side of the affair so completely overtopped every other consideration that we both burst out into a roar of laughter.
My very favorite scene in this episode. Watson trying to make a straight face is so very adorable. Seeing Holmes laugh is every time again so wonderful.
ALWAYS REBLOG this scene.