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Make Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson gay lovers, fans urge BBC
UK Daily Mail ^ | July 28, 2014 | Gemma Mullin

Posted on 07/28/2014 7:45:23 AM PDT by C19fan

The creator of BBC TV series Sherlock has been inundated with fan mail urging him to make the detective and Dr Watson gay lovers. Mark Gatiss admitted he had been overwhelmed with explicit drawings and plotline ideas ahead of the new series starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman, due late next year. It follows a running joke in the show which hints the pair might be closer than friends, especially by landlady Mrs Hudson, played by Una Stubbs, 77, who often makes references to their sexuality.

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TOPICS: TV/Movies
KEYWORDS: corporateliberalism; downourthroats; gay; hollywoodreds; homofascism; homosexualagenda; inourfaces; lavendermafia; revisionisthistory; sherlock
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Don't gays gets tired of their sexuality dominating every aspect of their lives?
1 posted on 07/28/2014 7:45:23 AM PDT by C19fan
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To: C19fan

Its all they have. Sad and sick that they are they feel the need to push acceptance on everyone because they know deep down that what they are doing in wrong.


2 posted on 07/28/2014 7:47:05 AM PDT by Yorlik803 ( Church/Caboose in 2016)
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To: C19fan

Gross. Good thing I don’t watch this show.


3 posted on 07/28/2014 7:49:12 AM PDT by Politicalkiddo (You cannot protect a child from child abuse by aborting it. Abortion *is* child abuse.)
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To: C19fan

Sick. Just sickening how gays want everything their way but don’t you dare question them because they’ll cry and call it gay bashing.


4 posted on 07/28/2014 7:49:23 AM PDT by SkyDancer (If you don't read the newspaper you are uninformed. If you do read the newspaper you are misinformed)
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To: C19fan

it’s all they are. they define themselves by their sexual acts. there is very little that differentiates them from the monkeys at the zoo

this is why the world has always rejected them


5 posted on 07/28/2014 7:49:38 AM PDT by sten (fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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To: C19fan

Sheesh, they can’t leave anything alone.

Next thing you know they’ll be casting aspersions on Batman and Robin.


6 posted on 07/28/2014 7:49:39 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia (Democrats: The perfect party for the helpless and stupid, and those who would rule over them.)
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To: C19fan

What, maybe two letters were sent asking for this?


7 posted on 07/28/2014 7:50:48 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: C19fan

It’s a sick, sick world out there, Toto. Everybody wants to be a sexual deviant. A freak.


8 posted on 07/28/2014 7:52:32 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (America is not a refugee camp! It is my home!!!)
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To: Politicalkiddo

The show is phenomenal and this idea makes no sense because it would kill one of the running jokes that has been in almost all nine episodes.

They are not gay. And Watson has said that emphatically. He’s married now, so I don’t know what “fans” are asking for him and Holmes to turn gay.

Yes I do. “Fans” who have never seen the show or whose own choices of sexual expression have to be validated by TV characters making the same choices.


9 posted on 07/28/2014 7:53:52 AM PDT by Anitius Severinus Boethius (www.wilsonharpbooks.com - Sign up for my new release e-mail and get my first novel for free)
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To: C19fan

The show has a major following among the gay-obsessed loonbags hipsters on Tumblr.

This is likely where this stupidity originates.


10 posted on 07/28/2014 7:53:54 AM PDT by VanDeKoik
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To: C19fan

according to gays every historical figure real or fiction was gay since they are no longer here to deny it.


11 posted on 07/28/2014 7:54:27 AM PDT by dalebert
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To: C19fan

Sherlick and Watscome.


12 posted on 07/28/2014 7:54:31 AM PDT by ImJustAnotherOkie (zerogottago)
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To: C19fan

BBC? (...snickering...)


13 posted on 07/28/2014 7:54:37 AM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: Politicalkiddo
Gross. Good thing I don’t watch this show.

You oughta try it if you haven't. First two seasons are on Netflix. Start at the beginning (a very good place to start).

That said, one (or both) of the main actors have always pushed against the idea. It's part of Watson's persona ("He's not my boyfriend. Don't publish that!")

Also, BBC needs the main actors more than they need the BBC (or PBS) now.
14 posted on 07/28/2014 7:54:52 AM PDT by Resettozero
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To: Politicalkiddo
Gross. Good thing I don’t watch this show.

You oughta try it if you haven't. First two seasons are on Netflix. Start at the beginning (a very good place to start).

That said, one (or both) of the main actors have always pushed against the idea. It's part of Watson's persona ("He's not my boyfriend. Don't publish that!")

Also, BBC needs the main actors more than they need the BBC (or PBS) now.
15 posted on 07/28/2014 7:55:21 AM PDT by Resettozero
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To: VanDeKoik

Like with the Lesbos and Xena.


16 posted on 07/28/2014 7:55:53 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Politicalkiddo

It is a very good show.

It is some fans (questionable how many) who are supposedly asking for this plot change.

I don’t see how it would help the show at all. Even in other such shows if a heterosexual couple get together the show usually goes downhill from there. Even if the characters were gay (which they are not) the plot device of sexual tension between main characters that applies to heterosexual situations would still apply. It would ruin the show for that reason alone.


17 posted on 07/28/2014 7:56:57 AM PDT by Lorianne (fedgov, taxporkmoney)
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To: Politicalkiddo
Gross. Good thing I don’t watch this show.

It's actually a pretty decent show. But if they go that route, I'll never watch another episode.

18 posted on 07/28/2014 7:57:44 AM PDT by IYAS9YAS (Has anyone seen my tagline? It was here yesterday. I seem to have misplaced it.)
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To: Resettozero

Recently I reread the complete Sherlock. The notion that Sherlock and Watson were gay lover is absurd and finds no basis in Conan Doyle’s work.


19 posted on 07/28/2014 7:58:02 AM PDT by p. henry
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To: VanDeKoik
The show has a major following among the gay-obsessed loonbags hipsters on Tumblr.

I could have gone happily the rest of my life without knowing that.

I like the series very much so far but have to watch with closed captioning on. Brits, you know.
20 posted on 07/28/2014 7:58:50 AM PDT by Resettozero
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To: C19fan

Good point.

why do we have to introduce homosexuality into every area of life? Why in every movie, TV show, literature?

I remember watching the old Sherlock Holmes with Basil Rathbone. Times being different then, there was no sexual innuendo between Holmes and Watson. The stories were good without it.

Why do you have to introduce a homosexual element into a friendship/partnership between unattached men????

Yep, as somebody else said, will we see this happen with Batman and Robin????


21 posted on 07/28/2014 7:59:33 AM PDT by Dilbert San Diego (s)
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To: C19fan

Watson’s wife’s name was Mary Morstan (Sign of the Four). He was apparently a widower when he moved back to Baker Street. Sorry, girls, maybe you can make up a romance with Moriarty.


22 posted on 07/28/2014 7:59:36 AM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: Lorianne
I don’t see how it would help the show at all.

Well, it would lose them three regular viewers in this household -- permanently.
23 posted on 07/28/2014 8:00:53 AM PDT by Resettozero
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To: C19fan

I wonder if the estate of Arthur Conan Doyle still has any say in whats done with his characters.


24 posted on 07/28/2014 8:02:03 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: C19fan

I call bullshit!
How does %1 of the population inundate about anything?
Every homosexual watches this show? Everyone of them writes letter about about?
Pure nonsense. Stop with the everything and whole wide world is homosexual crap. It is not.
Don’t ruin a good show.


25 posted on 07/28/2014 8:03:15 AM PDT by SECURE AMERICA (I am an American Not a Republican or a Democrat.)
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To: C19fan

They won’t be happy until the entire world are all “gay” lovers.


26 posted on 07/28/2014 8:05:54 AM PDT by Psalm 73 ("Gentlemen, you can't fight in here - this is the War Room".)
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To: SECURE AMERICA

Why don’t they make more of their own? Leave the rest of us alone?

For example, why not make more movies such as “Brokeback”?

Oh, wait, in spite of critical acclaim, “Brokeback” didn’t do so well at the box office.

Hmmm, maybe there isn’t this great demand after all, for homosexual themes in movies and TV shows?????


27 posted on 07/28/2014 8:05:54 AM PDT by Dilbert San Diego (s)
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To: Lorianne

“Even in other such shows if a heterosexual couple get together the show usually goes downhill from there.”

Yep, just look at “Moonlighting”. The tension was half the fun of the show, once that was gone, it was all downhill.


28 posted on 07/28/2014 8:07:03 AM PDT by Boogieman
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To: Lorianne

> Even in other such shows if a heterosexual couple get
> together the show usually goes downhill from there.

I don’t know.

I continued to enjoy Chuck even after he and Sarah developed a real romantic relationship and even married.


29 posted on 07/28/2014 8:07:30 AM PDT by Westbrook (Children do not divide your love, they multiply it.)
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To: C19fan

How can you tell if an Englishman is gay, anyway?


30 posted on 07/28/2014 8:07:49 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: skeeter

No, Holmes is long out of copyright, anybody can do whatever they want with the characters now.


31 posted on 07/28/2014 8:08:12 AM PDT by Boogieman
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To: VanDeKoik

Correct. Mainly driven by teenage girls surprisingly. My daughter tells me about this. Teen girls that advocate for homosexual relationships for shows such as Sherlock and Supernatural. I don’t understand why at all.


32 posted on 07/28/2014 8:09:23 AM PDT by Codeflier (Bush, Clinton, Bush, Obama - 4 democrat presidents in a row and counting...)
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To: C19fan

I have an idea.

Sherlock Holmes stories are detective stories. Holmes is a detective. Watson helps him out in his work.

These characters sex lives have NOTHING TO DO with the underlying plots of them doing detective work.

So, my idea is, let’s leave out any issues of sexuality altogether. Just let them be detectives.


33 posted on 07/28/2014 8:11:34 AM PDT by Dilbert San Diego (s)
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To: Psalm 73

Geez. Can’t wait to see a remake of “Dragnet”.

And we’ll see Joe Friday and Gannon be “gay”. Sheesh.......


34 posted on 07/28/2014 8:13:05 AM PDT by Dilbert San Diego (s)
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To: Anitius Severinus Boethius
I came across a "recent" Holmes screen treatment. In a minor subplot, some artiste wants to have a child by Holmes, and he gets out of it by alluding that he and Watson are lovers. Watson was not amused.

Come to think of it, in the ACD stories, Watson marries, as he does in the current BBC series (American, female, ex-CIA assassin...). Now that I think about it, Holmes was having a hookup with a woman in the BBC production as well, not to mention the Irene Adler obsession.

35 posted on 07/28/2014 8:14:26 AM PDT by Calvin Locke
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To: C19fan; Ellendra

If they do, we’ll stop buying the DVDs or watching the show.


36 posted on 07/28/2014 8:15:31 AM PDT by knittnmom (Save the earth! It's the only planet with chocolate!)
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To: Dilbert San Diego
why do we have to introduce homosexuality into every area of life?

The devil makes them do it.

37 posted on 07/28/2014 8:22:45 AM PDT by polymuser ( Enough is enough.)
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To: dalebert

The queers don’t claim EVERY historical figure. For instance they do not like to acknowledge some of the foremost butch fags of all time-—Adolph Hitler and his inner circle of the NSDAP-—the German Socialist Labor Party.

They also do not currently claim certain DC or Chicago politicians.


38 posted on 07/28/2014 8:22:47 AM PDT by Rockpile
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To: C19fan
Now, *this* Holmes and Watson (CBS, "Elementary") hooking up wouldn't be a bad thing:


39 posted on 07/28/2014 8:23:19 AM PDT by PLMerite (Shut the Beyotch Down! Burn, baby, burn!)
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To: C19fan
I tried to watch this show, and did not care for it. I guess I'm too much of a Holmes purist to watch a modernized version. I like Holmes in the Victorian/Edwardian period. That's part of the charm of the stories. And in the original stories, Watson was married (to a woman). The fact that fans want the current Holmes and Watson to be butt-biddies shows how off-track this show must be.

I also didn't bother with the Robert Downey, Jr. Holmes.

40 posted on 07/28/2014 8:23:43 AM PDT by Sans-Culotte (Psalm 14:1 ~ The fool says in his heart, “There is no God.”)
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To: Calvin Locke
I came across a "recent" Holmes screen treatment. In a minor subplot, some artiste wants to have a child by Holmes, and he gets out of it by alluding that he and Watson are lovers. Watson was not amused.

That would the Billy wilder's The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes. It's recent, if you regard 1970 as recent. You must be as old as I am.

41 posted on 07/28/2014 8:31:27 AM PDT by Sans-Culotte (Psalm 14:1 ~ The fool says in his heart, “There is no God.”)
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To: p. henry
Recently I reread the complete Sherlock. The notion that Sherlock and Watson were gay lover is absurd and finds no basis in Conan Doyle’s work.

Well, this does put an amusing slant on some of the dialog in the stories. Doyle was fond of using the word "ejaculated" when an explanation burst forth from Watson. A line from narrator Watson would sometimes read "Great Scott!" I ejaculated. I guess the modern Watson would say "Great Scott, I ejaculated!".

42 posted on 07/28/2014 8:37:26 AM PDT by Sans-Culotte (Psalm 14:1 ~ The fool says in his heart, “There is no God.”)
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To: C19fan

As the West falls.


43 posted on 07/28/2014 8:39:17 AM PDT by chris37 (heartless)
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To: sten

“there is very little that differentiates them from the monkeys at the zoo”

I am not a zoologist nor do I play one on the internet, however, I really don’t think that monkeys are totally focused on sex every waking minute. You, my friend, demean monkeys.


44 posted on 07/28/2014 8:43:10 AM PDT by all the best
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To: C19fan

Very sick and very vocal minority.


45 posted on 07/28/2014 8:44:13 AM PDT by Amagi (Lenin: "Socialized Medicine is the Keystone to the Arch of the Socialist State.")
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To: C19fan

If you want to kill the show, by all means, have it go gay.


46 posted on 07/28/2014 8:45:27 AM PDT by PGR88
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To: Politicalkiddo
Gross. Good thing I don’t watch this show.

Actually the show is quite good, and as they said it was a running gag because Holmes and Watson lived together and went everywhere together. But just as in the books Watson gets married and Holmes is attracted to a woman. If the plot is changed to make them queer it will be too bad as I and I'm sure many others will stop watching. There is little enough actual entertainment to be found without the queers being inserted for sympathy and social engineering.

47 posted on 07/28/2014 8:45:33 AM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: all the best

sex or poo flinging I believe makes up the majority of their day

tho we test monkeys for their mental capacity... something no one bothers to do with fags or liberals


48 posted on 07/28/2014 8:47:37 AM PDT by sten (fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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To: C19fan

Is it really asking so much for people to stick with the story and stop putting in politics for the sake of politics?


49 posted on 07/28/2014 8:50:11 AM PDT by RWB Patriot ("My ability is a value that must be earned and I don't recognize anyone's need as a claim on me.")
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To: C19fan

Watson is already strongly straight. Holmes seems uninterested either way

I hope they don’t turn this into a gay pride series


50 posted on 07/28/2014 8:51:02 AM PDT by morphing libertarian
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