In what universe are these people not all dead of cancer?

Sherlock [about superheroes' origin stories]

He proved tweed isn't bulletproof! You must be proud.


We created a vacuum, and the air rushed in. Or more specifically, the heiress.


You're standing on a precipice, and I cannot watch you tumble over it, mate. I refuse to. Alright?


You named your killer robot 'Gus'?


So someone bought his stolen patents... and made a Terminator.


Only slightly less outrageous than the glowing mastiff, wouldn't you think?

Sherlock [regarding an attack robot]

Is he also modified to account for his whereabouts the night Charles Baskerville was murdered?

Sherlock [about a genetically-modified dog]

Joan: Where are you going?
Sherlock: It's the first Thursday of the month!
Joan: Wait, you're leaving to go play chess?!

Sherlock: It's a brag made of brick, stone, and drywall.
Henry Baskerville: My late father built it. After he plowed over two farms and a school. He named it 'Baskerville Hall.'
Sherlock: Small wonder that your father and mine were friends.

So, you got the plan's to Busquet's building and used them to break into his office so you could re-steal the plans to Hull's building that were leaked.


Joan [on the files Sherlock is carrying]: What's all this?
Sherlock: Illumination!
Joan: It is if you put it in the fire.

Elementary Quotes

I often wonder if I should have been born at another time. My senses are unusually, some might say unnaturally keen, and ours is an era of distraction. It's a punishing drumbeat of constant input. It follows us into our homes and into our beds. It seeps into our... Into our souls, for want of a better word. For a long time, there was only one solution for my raw nerve endings and that was copious drug use. In my less productive moments, I'm given to wonder.... If I had just been born when it was a little quieter out there, would I have even become an addict in the first place? Might I have been more focused? A more fully realized person?


Holmes: Why do you suppose you hate your job so much?
Watson: I don't hate my job.
Holmes: You have two alarm clocks. No one with two alarm clocks loves their job. Two alarm clocks mean it's a chore for you to get up in the morning.