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February 14, 2012 12:48 pm  #1


Why no protective clothing?

What is the purpose, in Study in Pink, of John Watson, Lestrade etc. all dressing up in their blue suits and shoe covers if Sherlock doesn't? Personally I think it is solely down to the action required when Sherlock zooms off at the end, leaving John behind. In the pilot Sherlock does wear a blue suit but it all looks a bit clumsy.


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February 14, 2012 1:09 pm  #2


Re: Why no protective clothing?

Cos he's sherlock


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February 16, 2012 11:02 pm  #3


Re: Why no protective clothing?

Yeah, I think it works that he doesn't wear protective clothing - it fits in with Anderson's comment about him messing up the crime scene. He's too arrogant to wear protective clothing of course. 


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February 17, 2012 3:44 am  #4


Re: Why no protective clothing?

Exactly, he is 'above' all that.
If you see the pilot you will see that he does; but in the making of the final show, they decided he doesn't need to which sends a message of superiority about the character.


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