History Literature / AStudyInEmerald

21st May '16 6:54:34 PM Doug86
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** [[Literature/DrJekyllAndMrHyde "Jekyll's Powders"]] will release the inner you.

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** [[Literature/DrJekyllAndMrHyde [[Literature/TheStrangeCaseOfDrJekyllAndMrHyde "Jekyll's Powders"]] will release the inner you.
31st Mar '16 4:30:03 AM john_e
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* GrievousHarmWithABody: "The hero beat the priest to death with his own crucifer".
1st Mar '16 10:31:16 AM DarkStarling
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* GodSaveUsFromTheQueen: Queen Victoria. [[UsefulNotes/QueenVictoria Not that one.]] She's called Victoria because [[CurbStompBattle she conquered Europe centuries ago]].

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* GodSaveUsFromTheQueen: Queen Victoria. [[UsefulNotes/QueenVictoria Not that one.]] She's called Victoria [[MeaningfulName Victoria]] because [[CurbStompBattle she conquered Europe centuries ago]].
29th Feb '16 6:21:08 AM narm00
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* ContinuityNod

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* ContinuityNodContinuityNod:



** "[[spoiler:John]] (or perhaps [[spoiler: James]]) [[spoiler: Watson]]" is a reference to Arthur Conan Doyle's notorious inability to keep [[spoiler: Watson]]'s first name straight. Call it an incontinuity nod.

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** "[[spoiler:John]] (or perhaps [[spoiler: James]]) [[spoiler: Watson]]" is a reference to Arthur Conan Doyle's Creator/ArthurConanDoyle's notorious inability to keep [[spoiler: Watson]]'s first name straight. Call it an incontinuity a miscontinuity nod.



** [[spoiler: In Holmes' letter, he refers to the book "Dynamics of an Asteroid" which was a book written by Moriarty, mentioned in "The Valley of Fear."]]

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** [[spoiler: In Holmes' letter, he refers to the book "Dynamics of an Asteroid" Asteroid", which was a book written by Moriarty, mentioned in "The Valley of Fear."]]



* {{Expy}}: The Great Old Ones all have different names (or possibly titles). Ancient Goat, Parent to a Thousand is Lovecraft's Shub'Niggurath, MotherOfAThousandYoung. The Black One of Egypt is Nyarlothep, the Czar Unanswerable is Hastur, and so on.

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* {{Expy}}: The Great Old Ones all have different names (or possibly titles). Ancient Goat, Parent to a Thousand is Lovecraft's Shub'Niggurath, MotherOfAThousandYoung. The Black One of Egypt is Nyarlothep, Nyarlathotep, the Czar Unanswerable is Hastur, and so on.



* HeroAntagonist: [[spoiler:The killer is the real Sherlock Holmes.]]



* HeroAntagonist: [[spoiler:The killer is the real Sherlock Holmes.]]



** They manage to turn The Queen Victoria Gloriana into this by what it means. "She was called Victoria, because she had beaten us in battle 700 years ago. She was called Gloriana because she was glorius, and She was called The Queen because the human mouth was not shaped to pronounce her real name."

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** They manage to turn The Queen Victoria Gloriana into this by what it means. "She was called Victoria, because she had beaten us in battle 700 years ago. She was called Gloriana because she was glorius, glorious, and She was called The Queen because the human mouth was not shaped to pronounce her real name."
25th Nov '15 5:43:33 AM Morgenthaler
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* SerialNumbersFiledOff (InUniverse): The plays they see concerning the mistaken identity between identical twins and the girl who sells violets are, respectively, Shakespeare's ''TheComedyOfErrors'' and ''The Little Match Girl'' by Hans Christian Andersen with a few details changed.

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* SerialNumbersFiledOff (InUniverse): The plays they see concerning the mistaken identity between identical twins and the girl who sells violets are, respectively, Shakespeare's ''TheComedyOfErrors'' ''Theatre/TheComedyOfErrors'' and ''The Little Match Girl'' by Hans Christian Andersen with a few details changed.
1st Nov '15 10:33:47 AM nombretomado
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* GodSaveUsFromTheQueen: Queen Victoria. [[QueenVicky Not that one.]] She's called Victoria because [[CurbStompBattle she conquered Europe centuries ago]].

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* GodSaveUsFromTheQueen: Queen Victoria. [[QueenVicky [[UsefulNotes/QueenVictoria Not that one.]] She's called Victoria because [[CurbStompBattle she conquered Europe centuries ago]].
27th Oct '15 6:57:32 PM dragonfire5000
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* [[spoiler:TheAllConcealingI: The protagonists aren't referred to by name, so we're led to believe they're Holmes and Watson... until the real Holmes and Watson show up.]]

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* [[spoiler:TheAllConcealingI: The TheAllConcealingI: [[spoiler:The protagonists aren't referred to by name, so we're led to believe they're Holmes and Watson... until the real Holmes and Watson show up.]]



* [[spoiler:HeroAntagonist]]

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* [[spoiler:HeroAntagonist]]HeroAntagonist: [[spoiler:The killer is the real Sherlock Holmes.]]



* [[spoiler:TomatoSurprise]]

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* [[spoiler:TomatoSurprise]]TomatoSurprise: [[spoiler:The protagonist is not Dr. Watson, and his companion is not Sherlock Holmes. They are actually Moran and Moriarty.]]
27th Oct '15 3:06:21 PM LahmacunKebab
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* {{Expy}}: The Great Old Ones all have different names (or possibly titles). Ancient Goat, Parent to a Thousand is Lovecraft's Shub;Niggurath, MotherOfAThousandYoung. The Black One of Egypt is Nyarlothep, the Czar Unanswerable is Hastur, and so on.

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* {{Expy}}: The Great Old Ones all have different names (or possibly titles). Ancient Goat, Parent to a Thousand is Lovecraft's Shub;Niggurath, Shub'Niggurath, MotherOfAThousandYoung. The Black One of Egypt is Nyarlothep, the Czar Unanswerable is Hastur, and so on.
27th Oct '15 3:04:41 PM LahmacunKebab
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** "[[spoiler: John]] (or perhaps [[spoiler: James]]) [[spoiler: Watson]]" is a reference to Arthur Conan Doyle's notorious inability to keep [[spoiler: Watson]]'s first name straight. Call it an incontinuity nod.
** Likewise, there's a similar nod to the text's disagreement about where on his body [[spoiler: Watson]] was injured in [[spoiler: Afghanistan]]. ''Literature/AStudyInScarlet'' placed it on his leg, later stories said his shoulder. In ''A Study In Emerald'' [[spoiler:Moran, i.e., the "fake" Watson, was wounded in his shoulder, while the real Watson was wounded in his leg.]]

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** "[[spoiler: John]] "[[spoiler:John]] (or perhaps [[spoiler: James]]) [[spoiler: Watson]]" is a reference to Arthur Conan Doyle's notorious inability to keep [[spoiler: Watson]]'s first name straight. Call it an incontinuity nod.
** Likewise, there's a similar nod to the text's disagreement about where on his body [[spoiler: Watson]] [[spoiler:Watson]] was injured in [[spoiler: Afghanistan]].[[spoiler:Afghanistan]]. ''Literature/AStudyInScarlet'' placed it on his leg, later stories said his shoulder. In ''A Study In Emerald'' [[spoiler:Moran, i.e., the "fake" Watson, was wounded in his shoulder, while the real Watson was wounded in his leg.]]
27th Oct '15 3:04:11 PM LahmacunKebab
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** The [[spoiler: Sigerson]] alias was also used as such by [[spoiler: Holmes]] in the period between the events of "[[spoiler: Literature/TheFinalProblem]]" and "[[spoiler: Literature/TheAdventureOfTheEmptyHouse]]".

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** The [[spoiler: Sigerson]] alias was also used as such by [[spoiler: Holmes]] in the period between the events of "[[spoiler: Literature/TheFinalProblem]]" "[[spoiler:Literature/TheFinalProblem]]" and "[[spoiler: Literature/TheAdventureOfTheEmptyHouse]]"."[[spoiler:Literature/TheAdventureOfTheEmptyHouse]]".



** This is also either a [[ContinuityNod Continuity Nod]] or [[MythologyGag Mythology Gag]], in that the line is originally used to describe Dr. Roylott in "Literature/TheAdventureOfTheSpeckledBand: "When a doctor does go wrong he is the first of criminals."

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** This is also either a [[ContinuityNod Continuity Nod]] or [[MythologyGag Mythology Gag]], in that the line is originally used to describe Dr. Roylott in "Literature/TheAdventureOfTheSpeckledBand: "The Adventure of the Speckled Band'': "When a doctor does go wrong he is the first of criminals."
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