?

Log in

No account? Create an account
 
 
23 August 2013 @ 01:25 am
Sherlock and Elementary, Side by Side  
An excellent comparison of both shows. I pretty much agree with everything even though I wasn't the biggest fan of Sherlock's Moriarty.

Just a WARNING that the article spoils everything for Sherlock and Elementary.

EDITED: Additional warning, the comments for the article start to get ridiculous. I'd advise skipping those. Just enjoy your shows.
 
 
 
formerly lifeinsomniacjoonscribble on August 24th, 2013 04:54 am (UTC)
I also wonder if he might have blow some of his inheritance on drugs, and that his funds are monitored by Mycroft to make sure he doesn't squander the rest of it away.

I did wonder if perhaps Mycroft was actually in control of Sherlock's money soon after his drug habit. I can see Mycroft doing that for a time until he felt like it was safe to let Sherlock control his own finances again. The time in between when he was essentially giving Sherlock an allowance was probably hellish for both parties.
The Writer They Call Tayawanderingbard on August 24th, 2013 05:06 am (UTC)
I've often wondered if some of the animosity comes from Sherlock's drug use and Mycroft's response to it. Because if Mycroft has always been as protective as he is, it makes me skeptical that Sherlock could have been using without him knowing. And so I wonder if Mycroft's spying is in response to Sherlock's addiction, both worried about Sherlock and guilty that he didn't notice sooner.
formerly lifeinsomniacjoonscribble on August 24th, 2013 05:10 am (UTC)
And so I wonder if Mycroft's spying is in response to Sherlock's addiction, both worried about Sherlock and guilty that he didn't notice sooner.

That's my general head canon. I don't think Mycroft was nearly this hands on about Sherlock's welfare as evident in the show until after his addiction.
The Writer They Call Tayawanderingbard on August 24th, 2013 05:19 am (UTC)
That 'danger night' line always struck me as someone who had been there before, and dealt with the worst of it. I could see him not realizing how bad it was until it was very bad, and then just conquering the world to try to fix it. Mycroft is the best big brother ever while also being the worst.