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Got Milk, Sherlock? BBC Sherlock Meme Investigation!

There’s a recurrent theme in the depiction of John and Sherlock’s home life, whether in fanfics, gifs, or fan art: milk. Specifically, Sherlock Holmes never buys milk, 221B is always out of milk, and John Watson always notices they need more milk. So what’s with the milk? This is a meme that not only got … Continue reading Got Milk, Sherlock? BBC Sherlock Meme Investigation!

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What is Omegaverse? Fanfiction Term Explanation! [Alpha/Beta/Omega]

What the hell is the “Omega’verse?” So, if you’re really lucky, you’ve already heard something about the Omega’verse. If not, well, you should still count yourself lucky—we’re about to explain it to you. After all, it’s a big enough Alternate Universe that it’s getting attention from University academics. We’ll get to that – but there’s … Continue reading What is Omegaverse? Fanfiction Term Explanation! [Alpha/Beta/Omega]

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Anderson and Dinosaurs Meme – [NSFW] Sherlock BBC Memes!

So, who else hates Philip Anderson from BBC’s Sherlock? Yeah, us too. Now, let’s be fair: Anderson is designed to be a minor antagonist and an unlikeable jerk. Judging by the amount of hate he receives from fans, the writers do a good job of making him fit that mold. In fact, we think they … Continue reading Anderson and Dinosaurs Meme – [NSFW] Sherlock BBC Memes!

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What is Dragonlock? – BBC Sherlock Fanfiction Culture History [Updated 2018]

Here there be Dragons This week, we’ve got more than a meme for you. This is a meme that spanned two fandoms, got referenced on Sherlock, and grew into a universe. This week we’re taking on Dragonlock. Haven’t heard of it? Have you ever seen anything like this embroidered Smaug by iggystarpup on DeviantArt? This … Continue reading What is Dragonlock? – BBC Sherlock Fanfiction Culture History [Updated 2018]

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Red Pants Watson [NSFW!] – Where Did John Watson’s Red Underwear Come From?

John Watson’s Red Pants Are Underwear… not Pants! It’s difficult to be part of the Sherlock fandom without coming across an image or mention of John Watson wearing red pants/underwear somewhere along the line. Think something like th– oh wait! We should probably tell you now: this is gonna be NSFW, so if that makes … Continue reading Red Pants Watson [NSFW!] – Where Did John Watson’s Red Underwear Come From?

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What Was I Believe in Sherlock Holmes [#IBelieveInSherlock] and Why Did 10,000 People Freak Out?

What Was the “I Believe in Sherlock Holmes” Campaign? No doubt you’ve seen the slogan “I Believe in Sherlock” somewhere. Maybe on a shirt, or a hat, or some graffiti. As a poster, or fanart, or a short-story with the title “I Believe in Sherlock Holmes”. The truth is, it would be hard not to … Continue reading What Was I Believe in Sherlock Holmes [#IBelieveInSherlock] and Why Did 10,000 People Freak Out?

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What is Sharklock? Benedict Cumberbatch’s Legendary Cheekbones

What is Sharklock? Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water…it’s SHARKlock! Whether it’s an aquatic homage to our favorite sleuth set in an aquarium or a picture of an actual shark wearing a blue scarf, there are shark references scattered throughout the BBC Sherlock fandom. And almost no one … Continue reading What is Sharklock? Benedict Cumberbatch’s Legendary Cheekbones

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Why is John Watson a Hedgehog? [2018] Meme Investigation!

Why is John Watson a Hedgehog? Last week we discussed why Sherlock Holmes is depicted as an otter throughout the Sherlock fandom. Given the huge success of that meme, you may not be surprised that John Watson has also been given an animal doppelganger. In fact, he’s been given three – a kitten, a pug, … Continue reading Why is John Watson a Hedgehog? [2018] Meme Investigation!

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Sherlock Kidfic Recommendations

“Kidfic” can refer to two things – either fics of our beloved characters as children or with children. Obviously, super different premises. This time we’re going with Sherlock Holmes has children (or just one, that’s cool too). We’ll do “John has children” and “everyone as children” later, maybe. For now, let’s dive in! Happy Reading!

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Why is Sherlock Holmes an Otter? Meme Investigation Article!

Why is Sherlock Holmes an Otter? BBC’s Sherlock has spawned an absolute boatload of adorable memes, but one meme in particular became so prevalent that it became widespread in popular culture outside of the fandom and was brought to the attention of the actors themselves. And it’s so simple: Benedict Cumberbatch (Sherlock in BBC’s Sherlock) … Continue reading Why is Sherlock Holmes an Otter? Meme Investigation Article!

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