Jan 15, 2016
You've likely seen the online chatter and either managed to see the episode or miss the spoilers for Sherlock: The Abominable Bride to date. Before listening to this episode, we recommend watching (or even re-watching) it, for you'll have better context around some of our references.
We're pleased to bring you some of our observations and even some conjecture about the intent and direction of the show based on our viewings. We even throw in nods to Alfred Hitchcock and Orson Welles And don't be surprised if a few musical references manage to weave themselves into the narrative [don't miss Scott's favorite clip at 38:45].
We're currently at the BSI Weekend as we post this, and we talk about some of the people we'll see and have on the show soon. We also mention bringing IHOSE on the road this autumn, we read listener comments, welcome a new sponsor, and include an audio trailer to a new Dr. Who crossover.
We of course manage to squeeze in a Gas-Lamp, this time from Vol. 33, No. 1 of The Baker Street Journal before it's all through.
A special thank you to Mary Miller and Christian Mongaard for your continued extraordinary support!
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1:53 Introductory remarks
5:12 Sherlock Holmes and attention deficit disorder
9:45 BSI Weekend plans, interview for IHOSE #89
12:32 IHOSE on the road in September!
16:49 An important message about new books
21:50 Abominable Bride discussion
34:25 Flavors of Hitchcock and Welles in the special
37:55 A study in characters, including Mycroft
40:15 Some familiar faces in the special
44:30 Mary Morstan predictions
47:20 A new IHOSE sponsor
50:21 Listener comments
1:07:13 Sherlock Holmes Brand advertisement
1:08:32 The Editor's Gas-Lamp
1:13:20 Thank yous
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