Doctor and Batman?
My Not Entirely
Serious Predictions for Season Four of "Sherlock"
by Roz Warren
Sherlock is among the most popular
shows on TV, and there has been much speculation
among die-hard fans like myself about what the
upcoming fourth season will hold. Having
consulted my own crystal ball, heres what I
turns up at 221B Baker Street with Sherlocks
baby, the result of some fun and games the two
indulged in after Sherlock rescued her at the end
of A Scandal in Belgravia. (It wasnt
love, he was just passing the time while waiting
for his coat to get back from the only good dry
cleaners in Karachi, Pakistan). The baby is, of
course, named Hamish Holmes. (And Sherlocks
safe word? Oopsy!)
and falls madly in love with Johns
philandering alcoholic sister Harry. (Irene
quickly cures her drinking problem by smacking
her with a whip and yelling drop it!
whenever Harry picks up a drink.) They wed and
raise the baby together.
out to be just one of a set of triplets, all of
whom are named Jim, and only one of whom blew his
brains out at the end of The Reichenbach
Fall. (One down, two to go
decides to save a lot of time and trouble and
just investigate anybody Molly Hooper falls in
love with, since they all turn out to be
gives birth to a girl, whom she and John name
Sherlockia (In Season 27 of Sherlock,
she and Hamish Holmes will fall in love.) The
only glitch? Mary assassinates her ob-gyn when he
doesnt give her an epidural quickly enough.
out and becomes Mycrofts goldfish.
ensues when Sherlock babysits for babies Hamish
and Sherlockia. After he finally gets them down
for a nap, he relaxes by analyzing the spit-up
from their binkies under a microscope.
unable to rent out 223C Baker Street, decides to
restart her ex-husbands drug cartel and run
it from there, making it all too convenient for
Sherlock to get the occasional morphine fix.
Moriarty2 kidnaps their baby, John and Mary
track him down and take turns assassinating him.
Sherlock and Irene Adler start a Sherlock
Characters Who Fake Their Own Deaths Too Much
Sherlock are taken hostage by a devoted fan who
insists that theyre a couple and forces
them to go through with a gay wedding, but as
theyre standing at the alter, about to take
their vows, Mary tracks the fan down and
In a terrific
viewer-grabbing crossover episode, Sherlock, the
Doctor and Batman all give their sidekicks the
day off and solve crimes together, racing to a
variety of crime scenes in London cabs, the
Tardis and the Batmobile.
canon requires that Mary Watson die of a
mysterious illness, Mary steals the Tardis,
travels back in time and assassinates Sir Arthur
Conan Doyle before he can write that plot point.
and Janine start a Women Who Love Sherlock
Too Much support group. Millions of fans
Steven Moffatt and Mark Gatiss are going to come
up with a Season Four thats way better than
anything I could imagine. And this fan cant