This is me walking away from any discussion of Irene Adler
People…you don’t know. You know nothing. You are speculating on what you haven’t even seen yet. Calm yourselves. You are taking everything that Moffat has said and twisting it to conform to what you fear and/or like. Sheesh.
I’m no ACD expert and I don’t play one while watching TV
The Sherlock fandom has been very good about pointing out items that are ACD canon and their modern equivalents. I am surprised no one pointed out ( or I’ve completely missed it) that in the midst of the clutter of 221B during Study in Pink the seltzer bottle in the background. Sitting there alone on the shelf. It has it’s own ancestor in the Gasogene mentioned in “A Scandal in Bohemia”
So perhaps we’ll see more of it’s use in this upcoming season considering the source material.
I’m not that disappointed.
I really liked Downton Abbey