When Military tells him he’s too ordinary…on the side of angels, this is Sherlock’s (perfect) response. This quote came at a bit of an awkward conversational moment between John and Sherlock.
Trying to find out if Sherlock was dating, John asked if he had a girlfriend. When he responded that it wasn’t really his area, John asked if he had a boyfriend.
Some fans still ship the two, but it’s probably best to find fan fiction to read if you’re looking for their love story. Even if you aren’t a fan, chances are you’ve seen this quote on t-shirts or blogs and wanted to figure out the meaning behind it.
Isn’t it boring to be a totally proper adult all the time? This bit of conversation happened when Sherlock and John were laughing in Buckingham Palace before Mycroft heard them and asked if they could ‘behave like grown-ups’.
Ever had those moments where you type in your pin at the bank or Starbucks or Target and the machine thinks you’re wrong? This is how we picture John when he had that row with the machine, and we understand his frustration 100%.
He investigates crimes, he’s not scared of a good murder, it makes his brain tic instead. The truth is, at the end of each Sherlock episode you watch, you could pick out a line or two that just stick.
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Sherlock Holmes: I was simply studying your methods… should the authorities ask me to hunt you down. Sherlock Holmes: [wakes up naked with Adler having cuffed him spread-eagle to the bed with a pillow over his genitals.
A maid comes in, sees him and shrieks] Madam, I need you to remain calm. Sherlock Holmes: My journey took me somewhat further down the rabbit-hole than I’d intended and, though I dirtied my fluffy white tail, I’ve emerged… enlightened.
Dr. John Watson: You do know what you’re drinking is meant for eye surgery? Dr. John Watson: I’ve been going over my notes of our exploits over the past seven months.
Or your mess, your general lack of hygiene or the fact that you steal my clothes? Inspector Lestrade: In another life, Mr. Holmes, you would have made an excellent criminal.
Sherlock Holmes: There's only one case that intrigues me at present. The curious case of Mrs. Hudson, the absentee landlady.
Blackwood: I warned you Holmes, to accept that this was beyond your control, beyond what your rational mind can comprehend. Inspector Lestrade: In another life, Mr. Holmes, you would have made an excellent criminal.
Sherlock Holmes: Don Giovanni is showing at the theater. I could easily procure two tickets if you were interested in taking someone.
Sherlock Holmes: Don Giovanni is playing at the theater. I could easily procure two tickets if you had anyone interested in going.
The simplest involved paying people off, like the prison guard who pretended to be possessed outside your cell. Others required more elaborate preparations, like the sandstone slap that covered your tomb.
You had it broken before the burial and put together using a mild adhesive. Arranging for your father to drag in his own bathtub required more modern science.
Very clever of Riordan to find a paralytic that was activated by the combination of copper and water, and was therefore undetectable once the bathtub water was drained. It put up quite a challenge for me, had he not also tested it in some unfortunate amphibians.
Like all great performers, you saved your piece-de-resistráNCE for the end. A chemical weapon, distilled from cyanide and refined in the bellies of swine.
Had it worked, your followers in Parliament would have watched unharmed as their colleagues were dying around them. Instead, they would have believed it was magic and that you had harnessed the ultimate power.
Blackwood: There's a long journey from here to the rope... Sherlock Holmes: This mustn't register on an emotional level.
In summary, ears ringing, jaw fractured, three ribs cracked, four broken, diaphragm hemorrhaging. Capacity to spit at back of head: neutralized.
Sherlock Holmes: He's in Belgium with the scullery maid. Lady Bradford reports, ooh, her emerald bracelet has disappeared.
Sherlock Holmes: Madam, I need you to remain calm and trust me, I'm a professional. Beneath this pillow lies the key to my release.
Dr. John H. Watson: I never complain, when do I complain about you practicing the violin at three in the morning, or your mess, your general lack of hygiene, or the fact that you steal my clothes. Sherlock Holmes: You have the grand gift of silence, Watson; it makes you quite invaluable as a companion.
Sherlock Holmes: You have the grand gift of silence, Watson, it makes you quite invaluable as a companion. Sherlock Holmes: Head cocked to the left, partial deafness in ear: first point of attack.
Four: finally, drag in left leg, fist to patella. Summary prognosis: unconscious in ninety seconds, martial efficacy quarter of an hour at best.