granada’s take on the canon — minus “eligible batchelor” and “last vampire” (those two are god-aweful!). those two were utterly flawed and on top of it all wreaked havoc and mayhem with jeremy brett’s weak heart. jeremy brett is holmes incarnate. and david burke and teddy hardwicke are the best watsons of all time. (jude law is hotson — therefore he doesn’t officially count…)
The Speckled Band
You know what the “real problem” was, Jeremy?
You made this Sherlock in some ways, way too adorable!
The Empty House
The Scene that broke not only Watson’s heart.
From Bending the Willow by David Stuart Davies:
At one moment it almost seems as though he is about to respond with a cry of ‘Watson’, but then he stops himself.
‘That was deliberate. It wasn’t in the script but I just wanted to show that Holmes had affections for Watson and for a fleeting second they almost get the better of his practical mind. But they don’t. [Large Brett grin.] It is a moment.’
Jeremy Brett and David Burke