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I happened to see the abovementioned Steven Moffat quote (from this interview) on my dashboard the other day, and as soon as I read it, I knew the concept would make a startling and unexpected opener to Sherlock season 4. It’ll stretch the BBC’s special effects budget to the limits, of course, but I’m sure the results will be earthshaking…

Rumours that Benedict Cumberbatch might be cast as Doctor Strange are running amok today, but since it might never happen, I thought I’d jump on the chance for a silly crossover joke while the going was good…

And so the Flower People of Blargon 7 decided that they loved Benedict Cumberbatch more than anything else in the galaxy, and unanimously voted to make him their Perpetual Emperor of Fragrant Loveliness. To which he shrugged modestly and responded: “Oh crumpets.”
[Original picture from here, with thanks and apologies!]

And so the Flower People of Blargon 7 decided that they loved Benedict Cumberbatch more than anything else in the galaxy, and unanimously voted to make him their Perpetual Emperor of Fragrant Loveliness. To which he shrugged modestly and responded: “Oh crumpets.”

[Original picture from here, with thanks and apologies!]

0tralala shared this picture of his personal plastic Dalek collection, and I thought they looked good enough to eat. At last, an adversary you can nibble between series without ruining your plot arc…

By now I’m sure you’ll all have seen Benedict Cumberbatch’s delightful guest spot on Sesame Street. However, I’ve managed to acquire some EXCLUSIVE footage of what happened when Benedict tried to do the same scene after downing half a dozen nerve-steadying martinis. Since Sesame Street IS a children’s show, it was probably sensible to let him sober up for the final version…

True romance, Sherlock style. I dare you to come up with a cornea joke than this one…

This week’s BBC weather forecast looks positively earthshaking. Take care out there, people, and make sure you’ve got a stockpile of comfort food and Kleenex on standby…

This week’s BBC weather forecast looks positively earthshaking. Take care out there, people, and make sure you’ve got a stockpile of comfort food and Kleenex on standby…

NBC have given us a fabulous poster for season 2 of Hannibal, but I thought I’d try to make it a bit more Christmassy. But, um, it didn’t really work out…

NBC have given us a fabulous poster for season 2 of Hannibal, but I thought I’d try to make it a bit more Christmassy. But, um, it didn’t really work out…

A vital piece of 21st-century celebrity etiquette or the worst pun you’ve heard all year? You decide, viewers.

A vital piece of 21st-century celebrity etiquette or the worst pun you’ve heard all year? You decide, viewers.

SHERLOCK SERIES 3 SPOILER: Everything you ever suspected about Mycroft’s office turns out to be true.

SHERLOCK SERIES 3 SPOILER: Everything you ever suspected about Mycroft’s office turns out to be true.

SHERLOCK SEASON 3 SPOILER: Sherlock reveals that he’s spent the last two years touring the globe as the world’s leading One Direction finger-puppet tribute act. Well, a boy’s got to make a living somehow…

SHERLOCK SEASON 3 SPOILER: Sherlock reveals that he’s spent the last two years touring the globe as the world’s leading One Direction finger-puppet tribute act. Well, a boy’s got to make a living somehow…

An EXCLUSIVE shot of Peter Capaldi in costume on the Doctor Who set! They’ve gone for a rather unusual look this time around, but when you’ve got one of the world’s leading eyebrow actors to call on, who needs a body?

An EXCLUSIVE shot of Peter Capaldi in costume on the Doctor Who set! They’ve gone for a rather unusual look this time around, but when you’ve got one of the world’s leading eyebrow actors to call on, who needs a body?

I don’t care what you think any more, Sherlock. I’ve told the BBC that they can hire my upper lip for corporate branding purposes and they’re paying me well for the privilege…

A shocking Sherlock plot development revealed by the latest trailer

Everyone’s terribly excited about the first promo shot for Sherlock Season 3, but I noticed this subtle clue that may be VERY relevant to the plot! Or maybe not…

Everyone’s terribly excited about the first promo shot for Sherlock Season 3, but I noticed this subtle clue that may be VERY relevant to the plot! Or maybe not…

I’m enjoying the current series of John Finnemore’s Souvenir Programme so much that I think the BBC should commission tie-in novels for some of the best sketches. Here’s my pitch for a couple of passionate page-turners…