There were 10,000 applicants for the several hundred seats that you lucky people are sitting in.
We are on the bus from Carolina for 10 hours. 10 hours!
Since 7 a.m.
These fans outside are incredibly loyal, very savvy, very smart.
If you woke up and you suddenly had those powers of super deduction, would that change your life?
I think I'd like to try for a day, running around town, finding out shit about everybody.
I think what makes the show a huge hit, what distinguishes it from being something that people merely like to something they are incredibly excited and evangelic about, is falling in love with the people in it.
We believe in Sherlock and Watson.
It's quite a responsibility to suddenly have this very, very passionate family. You sort of feel that you have to deliver to it.
What have been your favorite scenes in the Sherlock series?
I do love the scene in Buckingham Palace. I love it. I like seeing the rear end of Sherlock, and I like...
"Oooooh, this is getting rather fun, isn't it?"
So it sort of makes sense that people who tweeted and blogged and responded fast on the Internet to both the program and to the characters in it. It makes sense that sort of wits spiraled here.
The on-screen chemistry between Sherlock and John is like, you know, the biggest thing on the Internet right now.
"We are not a couple."
It doesn't dumb itself down for anyone. It is just completely new and amazing and I love the way they adapt the stories.
It's a new era of audience reliance, very exciting to be part of that.
If Sherlock Holmes was watching television in America, he'd be watching PBS.
"I wouldn't miss this for the world."