“I’m not a psychopath. I’m a high functioning sociopath. Do your research” – Sherlock Holmes
They say that Benedict Cumberbatch’s performance of Sherlock Holmes is one of the most brilliant of all times, maybe the best of them all; maybe even better than Basil Rathbone (the main character in The Great Mouse Detective, don’t pretend like you didn’t see it, we know very well you know Rattigan’s song by heart!)
“A high functioning sociopath”:
whoever saw even just ten minutes of this BBC’s show holds these words very dear. This Sherlock has a never stopping brain: a prodigious intelligence, paired with a glorious incapacity to cope with feelings and a certain disinterest towards human relationships.
BBC’s Sherlock has some differences with the the paper one, starting with the phisical appearances of the main character, which is more young compared to what we picture when thinking about Sherlock Holmes. His famous berret is there, but, given that the show is set in our times, it’s not part of Sherlock’s official “uniform”; it appears every once in a while, kinda like an easter egg for hardcore fans. The cloack has muted into an expensive-looking coat, that Sherlock wears exclusively with the collar up, and the pipe has been replaced with nicotine patch.
Despite all these differences, Cumberbatch’s Sherlock is still very much loved.
thanks to his extraordinary expressivenes and his peculiar voice timbre. Add up to this cocktail two brilliant screenwriters such as Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss – which also stars in the series – and a talented co-protagonist as Martin “Bilbo Baggins” Freeman and you’ll have an explosive result, that manages to stay true to the atmosphere of the books.
Could we not pay omenage to a show of this level?
Of course we couldn’t skip it. The “Psychopath” sticker will bring the most iconic quote of the series to your laptop and also turn you into a genius… a sociopathic misfit one, surely, but still a genius – isn’t it wonderful?
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If you don’t come have a look you’ll get Anderson’s IQ though!