Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Benedict Cumberbatch: Oh God, The Sherlock/Molly Feelings

By: Sage Young
Jan 07, 2014 | 3:00pm EST

Benedict Cumberbatch and Louise Brealey

The Sherlock series 3 premiere episode "The Empty Hearse" was a kitchen sink homage to every corner of that show's fandom. From Mycroft and Sherlock bickering over a game of Operation to Moriarty and Sherlock sharing a fan fiction-inspired intimate moment on the roof of St. Barts, there was a "squee" moment for everyone.

But extra special attention was paid to fans of the Sherlock Holmes/Molly Hooper pairing — Sherlolly, for short — and boy, do we have feelings about this episode.

The opening sequence showed a resolution to Sherlock's Reichenbach fake-out that would have made James Bond hang up his tuxedo. After leaping off the building attached to a giant bungee cord, Sherlock snaps back up, crashes through a window, and sweeps Molly off her feet with an epic, tow-curling kiss.

Related: that moment where Benedict Cumberbatch shook out his coat, ruffled that glorious hair, and stalked towards Louise Brealey was probably gif-ed faster than Tumblr has ever gif-ed anything before. The sequence is soon revealed to be a product of the now insane Philip Anderson's imagination. But, when Sherlock visits him to share the "real," slightly less dramatic story, Anderson writes it off because he knows that he would be the very last person to whom Sherlock would tell the whole truth. So that means we can accept the first scenario as canon, right? Right.

READ MORE HERE:http://www.hollywood.com/news/tv/56731771/sherlock-molly-the-empty-hearse-benedict-cumberbatch

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