Sherlock is convinced Moriarty is dead, but we all know people have a habit of faking such things in this show. Afterwards, he says to John "If it should ever strike you that I am getting a little overconfident in my powers, or giving less pains to a case than it deserves, kindly whisper 'Norbury' in my ear, and I shall be infinitely obliged to you. In terms of an Easter egg, this mostly references A Study in Scarlet where Watson draws up a list of Holmes’ weaknesses and describes Sherlock’s knowledge of politics as “feeble.” In the larger sense of the story and the character, however, this scene highlights the notion that Sherlock’s views toward women were not always the same in each story, which was, partially, the source of a bizarre lawsuit brought against the people who made Enola Holmes. A big reference to the original story, but one that doesn’t really mean so much, came in the closing credits, when seemingly random letters were highlighted in red. The subgenre of Sherlock Holmes pastiches in which Sherlock himself is not the focus is slightly larger than you might think. That’s the surname of Vivian, the quiet and unassuming (or so we thought) secretary who ends up shooting Mary dead; but in Doyle's "The Adventure of the Yellow Face," it’s the name of a borough in South-West London. In Moffat and Gatiss’ take on "The Six Napoleons," then, the Black Pearl is nothing more than a reference point, but there are still many Easter Eggs to watch out for - from the small and insignificant, to the rather ominous. It takes place over the course of a single day, but is just as jam-packed with Easter eggs and references to the work of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle -- especially his Sherlock story "The Sign of Four." In the “The Cardboard Box,” Sherlock outright names Paganini and told Watson “anecdote after anecdote” about how he played. Let’s call it a reverse Easter egg, but if you were expecting to hear from Dr. John Watson, Sherlock’s trusted confidant, and the man who writes down the vast majority of the detective’s adventures; well, he’s not here! Major spoilers follow. It may even relate to the mysterious ‘E’ that John seems to be having some sort of illicit affair with. To you the world remains an impenetrable mystery whereas to me it is an open book. Mary’s death is Sherlock Holmes canon, though Moffat and Gatiss rightly gave her departure much more weight than just the passing remark John gives in the stories. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest. The movie begins with Enola on a bicycle, which seems to be a visual reference to the short story “The Solitary Cyclist.” The story itself has almost nothing to do with the plot of Enola Holmes, but, it does foreshadow one thematic aspect of the movie. He doesn’t live with Craig the hacker, either, but with a man named Mr. Sherman. Holmes tells Watson he has seen Wilhelmine Norman-Neruda play the violin. I’d be very grateful.”. The illustration recreated for Enola Holmes features Cavill without a hat, but in Paget’s illustration for “The Solitary Cyclist,” Holmes was drawn wearing his famous deerstalker cap. Is Moriarty using the woman to get close to John? Like Mycroft and Irene Adler, Enola (Millie Bobby Brown) has a close connection with Sherlock, but unlike Irene, Enola does not come from the canon of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, but instead, from author Nancy Springer’s imagination. It’s the more important references that really add to the plot of "The Six Thatchers" - starting with Norbury. Here are the best Sherlock Holmes Easter eggs and references in the new Netflix movie, Enola Holmes. Sherlock, ever renowned for being quite full of himself, misses an important clue hidden in a cottage there, meaning he cannot solve the case. This is significant, only because Holmes used his wrestling skills and “Bartitsu” to defeat Moriarty. Although Watson does appear in some of Nancy Springer’s Enola Holmes books (notably in The Case of the Bizarre Bouquets) he’s nowhere in sight in this movie. Enola also claims Sherlock’s favorite composer is Paganini. Becky has been writing for Screen Rant since 2014. Films Wonder 15 Easter Eggs In The Famous Cartoon Only Sherlock Holmes Will Notice. Here are 25 facts, easter eggs and allusions for the BBC Sherlock episode “The Empty Hearse” which was based (loosely) on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s story “The Empty House.” This article only contains spoilers for and discussion of this, the first episode of season/series three. One of the overarching themes of the movie centers on Enola’s skills as a fighter. ", The unmovable dog (who really was unmovable according to Moffat), named Toby, was also an instantly recognizable Easter Egg to any Holmes fan. That said, if you are looking for Sherlockian connections to Enola in the new Netflix film, there are a few shoutouts to the greatest hits of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, beyond the obvious. Needless to say, we’ve become less attentive over the years. He's Indestructible! He is the author of the forthcoming book PHASERS ON STUN! Posted on February 1, 2016 by Sherlock's Home 6 Most Interesting Easter Eggs in Sherlock: The Six Thatchers. ... of the Reigate Squire,” the name of a short story that appears in The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes. 1. Although Paget drew Holmes with the deerstalker hat on a handful of occasions, Doyle never described Holmes wearing such a hat, ever. Each time, the bust has been smashed to pieces in a spot where the light was good, leading Sherlock to suspect that the bust smashing isn’t an act of hatred toward the late French General, but rather a case of someone looking for something. 10. 4 Sherlock Easter eggs you may not have noticed in The Lying Detective. Ryan Britt is a longtime contributor to Den of Geek! Alex Moreland Tuesday 10 Jan 2017 4:00 pm. If you know your Sherlock Holmes, you ll recognise this as the same plot of the killer in A Study In Scarlet, the first Holmes novel. In “The Solitary Cyclist,” a woman named Violet Smith is followed by someone she assumes is a villain, but who turns out to be someone who was trying to save her. This might seems like a sideways reference to the Guy Ritchie films in which Robert Downey Jr.’s Sherlock Holmes is beating people up all the time. You fail to connect actions to their consequences. In the same sequence, we get another recreation of a Sidney Paget portrait of Sherlock, this one with the dead giv away of not only looking almost identical but also sporting the original caption: “The pipe was still between his lips.” This illustration comes from the story “The Man With the Twisted Lip,” which was published in 1891 and later collected in the book The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. 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Detecting Easter eggs may not be a case worthy of great detectives like Enola or Sherlock, but nonetheless, the reference game is afoot! The pair (along with Lestrade) then capture the thief at the house of one owner, and Sherlock pays the owner of the sixth and final bust a very handsome amount for him to hand the bust over intact. Facebook The hound often accompanies Sherlock on several cases, but he doesn’t live with him. In the first movie, his feet are clean but in the second part, he has a birthmark shaped like Africa. – Drag and Drop Nov 13 '17 at 9:46 The references to canon, the red herrings, and the small hints at what’s to come all add up to a show that gives viewers plenty to unravel in the days following each episode. There’s literally no need whatsoever for any Sherlock Holmes project to be slapped with an R-rating, especially a long-awaited sequel to two popular hits that each earned over $500 million apiece. But, in a roundabout way —in the first novel A Study In Scarlet — Holmes also makes a reference to Paganini. But as a kid that copy homeworks, he failed to make it looks different. Hard logic versus romantic whimsy, that is your choice. Posted in Lists Tagged Conan Doyle, Easter Eggs, Sherlock, Sherlock Holmes, The Abominable Bride Vote for the SHERLOSCARS 2016! Sherlock is already a consulting detective when Watson meets him, so you could argue that everything in the film Enola Holmes happens before that meeting. What Lies Ahead For Sherlock and John in Season 4? After Enola attempts to pass herself off as one of Sherlock Holmes’ “assistants,” she and Inspector Lestrade (Adeel Akhtar) compare their knowledge of Sherlock. He is wrong, of course… though given the show's love of plot twists there is still a chance that AJ could have been carrying out part of a plan cooked up by Moriarty. The story of Enola Holmes involves a similar plot twist: Someone you think was trying to help Enola is revealed, in the end, to be the true villain. But then again, maybe that’s what he wants you to think. Two of them, “The Gloria Scott” and “The Musgrave Ritual” were told to Watson by Sherlock, but from the time before they became buddies. Remind Me About Norbury. Her existence relies on the fictional universe of Sherlock Holmes, but you don’t really need to know anything about those stories to enjoy the books or the new Netflix film. Enola uses her martial arts skills to also save herself from death. (01:30:25) 4. A reference was also made to the original work when Thatcher was compared to Napoleon. We are all sleuths in this game - though none of us are quite as good at guessing the outcome as Mr. Holmes himself. Holmes mentions the Italian violinist Niccolò Paganini once in the Doyle canon and alludes to him at a different time. 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That said, in the movie version of Enola Holmes, Mycroft does not come across as a shrewd government agent. The BBC's Sherlock often draws on Arthur Conan Doyle's original work for influence, but how many references made it into 'The Six Thatchers? Just that. ", In "The Six Thatchers," upon returning home after the death of Mary, reeling with shock and guilt, Sherlock says to Mrs. Hudson: “If you ever think I’m becoming a bit full of myself, cocky or overconfident, just say the word ‘Norbury’ to me, would you? If you consider Inspector Lestrade himself an Easter egg, he first appeared in the very first Holmes novel ever, A Study In Scarlet. ... His Last Bow, the final story featuring Sherlock Holmes… While "The Six Thatchers" might not have been the strongest episode of Sherlock ever, it is these nods - the subtle and the obvious - that makes the show so utterly watchable, and keeps viewers coming back from more. 17-15 2. Showrunners Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss are, naturally, huge fans of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s original Sherlock Holmes stories, and the first episode of season 4, "The Six Thatchers," is peppered with references to the source material.. Firstly, the title and basic plot for the episode were both lifted from Doyle’s work, "The Adventure of The Six Napoleons" - a short Sherlock Holmes story that was published in The Strand magazine in 1904. 164,631 . When Enola first meets Tewksbury (Louis Partridge) on the train, they briefly take up positions that pay homage to two Sidney Paget illustrations. The agree that Sherlock’s favorite tobacco is “black shag,” which is established a few times in the canon, but in The Hound of the Baskervilles, we learn that Holmes likes to get his tobacco from a place called Bradley, on Oxford Street. Her posthumous video asks Sherlock to “Save John Watson,” - a phrase that Mary and Sherlock encountered together in "The Empty Hearse." In that case, "hell" could well refer to a specific place where Sherlock will find out more. And, in one particular fight scene Enola pretends to have been briefly drowned in order to gain the upper hand in a fight. One other little Sherlock Holmes tidbit; when Mycroft takes the takeout menu from his fridge, the name of the restaurant is Reigate Square, highly similar to the name of another Sherlock short story, "Reigate Squire.". Which means, the only mystery left is this: If Watson didn’t write his famous stories about Sherlock Holmes, how did his sister know so much about him? Starring Millie Bobby Brown as Sherlock Holmes' little sister Enola, the new Netflix film is based on Nancy Springer's series The Enola Holmes Mysteries.It's a tremendously fun reinvention of the Sherlock Holmes mythos, and Brown demonstrates the depth of her acting skill and charisma. The slightly more famous and similar illustration comes from Holmes and Watson on a train in the story “Silver Blaze,” which is captioned with the phrase “Holmes gave me a sketch of the events.” In both instances, Holmes is wearing his deerstalker cap, just as Enola is wearing a newsboy-style cap in this scene in the movie.“The Bascombe Valley Mystery” is in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, while “Silver Blaze,” is in The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes. She has a degree in musical theater and performance and thinks that musical soundtracks should form a fundamental part of everyone's daily existence. She also has a deep affection for Netflix Marvel shows, movies and TV shows that focus on character, and pretty much anything that represents quality British movies or TV programs. Sherlock Holmes faked his death in “The Final Problem,”(The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes) making the world believe he had fallen into a watery grave at the Reichenbach Falls. She was sometimes called “’the female Paganini.” So, having Enola state this unequivocally is a pretty deep cut. Here are 14 easter eggs writer Mark Gatiss slipped into the debut of Sherlock’s fourth season premiere. The unmovable dog (who really was unmovable according to Moffat), named Toby, was also an instantly recognizable Easter Egg to any Holmes … 15 Easter Eggs in Famous Cartoons Only Sherlock Holmes Would Notice Needless to say, we’ve become less attentive over the years. So the easter egg is the other way around. Early in the film, as Sherlock and Mycroft (Sam Claflin) are debating Enola’s future, Sherlock quips that Mycroft “doesn’t need the money,” and wonders if “the government has cut your salary.” Mycroft, Sherlock’s older brother, only appears in the stories “The Bruce-Partington Plans,” “The Greek Interpreter,” and “The Final Problem.”. Sometimes she does other things, like working as a fitness instructor or taking pictures of her cats, and she attempts to raise three children. One of the lighter moments in this first episode came when viewers saw a shot of Sherlock seemingly berating John Watson. Though the Holmes siblings uncover many clues throughout the movie, there are plenty of hidden details and references that may slide under the radar upon first viewing. Becky also works as a theater critic, and divides her time between watching theater, movies, and TV. Either way, Toby on screen proved himself to be infinitely less helpful than Toby on paper. Becky thinks that Paddington 2 might well be the best movie ever made. SHARE. 15 Easter Eggs in Famous Cartoons Only Sherlock Holmes Would Notice. “The Solitary Cyclist” is collected in The Return of Sherlock Holmes. Enola Holmes is streaming on Netflix now. Other mistake: In the scene when Sherlock Holmes and his crew are running through the forest, the barrel of "Little Hansel" can be seen being raised up to 50°, which would cause a parabolic trajectory, but the shell travels in a horizontal path as it blasts through a tree and past Holmes. Sherlock season 4 continues with 'The Lying Detective' on January 8th on BBC 1 and Masterpiece. This correct, but only through inference. 90 Day Fiancé: What Angela Deem Did For Her Drastic Weight Loss Results, Sherlock: Every Reference & Easter Egg in 'The Six Thatchers'. So, with that in mind, let’s look at some of the fun details and Easter Eggs NASA and JPL stuck on this robot space-Jeep. And yet, Enola Holmes may the most interesting non-Sherlock Sherlock-books, ever. The same line is used by a client in that story. 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