How do you make a comedic hit? You get a director who doesn’t understand English, a comedian who looks like Martin Freeman, and Vidar Magnussen who writes three minutes of utter nonsense. That’s BBBC’s Sherlock by NRK, and it’s glorious.
The first skit, Oklahomo, became so popular online that another was commissioned and now here’s the third! Babes Maria, Taylor, and Sora sit down with mastermind Vidar to talk about how the skits came to be, specifically about ‘The Case of the Missing Shoulder’ and how “[i]t’s a very strange collaboration of people not knowing what the hell they’re doing.”
You can watch the latest parody below. It stars Vidar Magnussen as Sherlock Holmes and Bjarte Tjøstheim as Dr. Watson.
[LISTEN] | [DOWNLOAD] (Save Link As) | [iTUNES] | —————————————— What is the essence of a unibrow? How do you make a comedic hit? You get a director who doesn’t understand English, a comedian who looks like Martin Freeman, and Vidar Magnussen who writes three minutes of utter nonsense. That’s BBBC’s Sherlock by NRK, and… Read More »
Speedy’s Cafe is a beloved icon for fans of BBC’s Sherlock, not only because it’s the filming location for 221B Baker Street, but because it is a place where people know they’ll find good food, good people, and a fantastic atmosphere. BSB Sora is doing a project on Speedy’s , studying what it is about… Read More »
SHERLOCKED: The Official Sherlock Convention is finally here. It’s been a long time coming and Sherlock fans are ever the patient ones. But the time has come and some details and guests have been announced ahead of the April event. SHERLOCKED: The Official Sherlock Convention will be taking place at the ExCeL Exhibition Centre from… Read More »
Subtle, elegant, warm and very Sherlockian: Ladies and Gents, I give you the officially-licensed Graffiti Wool Sherlock Scarf by Lovarzi. Packaged in a stylish black box with the Sherlock logo embossed on the front, the scarf was wrapped neatly in tissue paper. Made of 100% wool and measuring at about 25 x 170 cm (… Read More »
The fab folk at Gold Bubble Clothing have updated their Sherlock line with new designs and SKIRTS! (omg skirts). They have lovingly sent us an exclusive discount code that you can use for 15% off this line or anything in their store until December 12th! Use code BUBBLESTREET when checking out for 15% off. Here’s… Read More »
GOPOP.TV Sweepstakes! We’ve partnered with GOPOP.TV to give away a Sherlock Limited Edition Gift Set (The Complete Seasons 1-3 Blu-ray/DVD Combo)! This set includes every episode from all three seasons on both Blu-ray and DVD formats, along with the original bonus features released with each season. Additionally, the set features all new commentaries, never-before-seen outtakes… Read More »
Sherlock Holmes – The Man Who Never Lived and Will Never Die – The Museum of London Companion to the Exhibition review by BSB Maria When I received a review copy of the catalogue of/companion book to the Sherlock Holmes exhibition at the Museum of London, my first impression was that it is impossibly pretty…. Read More »
Last weekend BSBs Kristina and I (Ashley) attended Gillette to Brett IV, a symposium on Sherlockian adaptation held on the gorgeous campus of Indiana University in Bloomington, IN. From start to finish, the event, hosted by the inestimable duo of Steven Doyle and Mark Gagen of Wessex Press (quick! Buy all the books!), was a… Read More »
Well, if you wanted the ULTIMATE Sherlock box series, your prayers have been answered. A combo Blu-Ray and DVD set of all three series of Sherlock is due to hit shelves on November 4th. With over 800 minutes of footage plus bonus materials that include outtakes, a deleted scene, and new commentaries for the latest… Read More »
[LISTEN] | [DOWNLOAD] (Save Link As) | [iTUNES] | [TRANSCRIPT] —————————————— Sherlock Series 4 is coming and we have lots of theories, thoughts, and one hell of a wishlist. From basting turkeys at Christmas to John Watson dying in Sherlock Holmes’ arms, our predictions for Series 4 will be, as Moffat says, “devastating.” Join BSBs Curly, Lyndsay,… Read More »