Sherlock is garbage.

/Sherlock is garbage.

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: whatever your feelings on Moffat, SherlockDoctor Whoet al, this is still an extremely useful critique breaking down narrative structure, audience expectations, and genre. It’s one of those pull-back-the-curtain, cannot-unsee things in the sense that it doesn’t just apply to the shows it’s directly referencing; it can also be used to explain levels of suckitude in, say, The X-Files and Supernatural, for example.

Which is to say, it’s infuriating and it’ll ruin a whole bunch of media for you… But you should watch it anyway, particularly if you’re the sort of person who’s interested in the mechanics of narrative.

2017-06-13T14:04:52+00:0023rd June, 2017|Tags: pop culture, video, writing|

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