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December 12, 2013 3:33 PM   Subscribe

A ridiculously impressive fanmade Doctor Who slash Sherlock mashup slash crossover. (SLYT)
posted by mediocre (28 comments total) 20 users marked this as a favorite

 
Sorry shippers, not that kinda slash.
posted by mediocre at 3:33 PM on December 12, 2013 [6 favorites]


Oh. *leaves thread*
posted by Space Kitty at 3:40 PM on December 12, 2013 [17 favorites]


The Guns 'n' Roses kind?
posted by Grangousier at 3:47 PM on December 12, 2013 [1 favorite]


It very much felt like it was heading towards that kind of slash. I don't know how much of that was by design and how much just came out of the available material.

Ridiculously impressive is right.
posted by dumbland at 3:52 PM on December 12, 2013


uncanny quarry
posted by scrowdid at 4:56 PM on December 12, 2013 [3 favorites]


I have been saying for YEARS now that Moffat absolutely needs to do a Who episode where the Doctor visits modern-day London and helps Sherlock and Watson catch a Jack the Ripper impersonator who is actually a monster in disguise. COME ON IT TOTALLY WORKS. And Tumblr would implode.
posted by jbickers at 5:00 PM on December 12, 2013 [3 favorites]


I loved the dematerialization effect and think they should consider adopting it for the actual series.
posted by immlass at 5:02 PM on December 12, 2013 [4 favorites]


I don't even watch Doctor Who and yet, man, this is AMAZING.
posted by DoctorFedora at 5:14 PM on December 12, 2013


Sorry shippers, not that kinda slash.

You say that as if there were no homoerotic subtext, or for that matter, text to that.
posted by middleclasstool at 5:35 PM on December 12, 2013 [7 favorites]


And Tumblr would implode.
Add a trenchcoat wearing angel to the mix, and you'd be right.
posted by pointystick at 6:41 PM on December 12, 2013 [4 favorites]


Sherlock would never leave Watson. Ever. Time machine or not.
posted by device55 at 6:53 PM on December 12, 2013 [2 favorites]


I will pay actual money up front if this could ever get made.

Oh my.

I loved the dematerialization effect and think they should consider adopting it for the actual series.

Oh this, as well.
posted by pjern at 8:14 PM on December 12, 2013


The Clutch Cargo mouths (I started noticing them around the 3:30 mark) kind of killed the whole thing for me, but otherwise this was some nice compositing and editing.
posted by Strange Interlude at 8:16 PM on December 12, 2013 [3 favorites]


WHAT IS THIS WIZARDRY
posted by Jacqueline at 8:57 PM on December 12, 2013


A little Uncanny Valley for me, but well done. Not a total loss as I learned a new phrase. Thanks, Strange Interlude.
posted by Emperor SnooKloze at 10:08 PM on December 12, 2013 [1 favorite]


Sherlock would never leave Watson. Ever.

Speaking of shippers. Who haven't been watching the series.

Not a total loss as I learned a new phrase.

Shut up!

But seriously, subtext or not, one does miss having actual male companions from time to time. I know the dynamic has pretty much been there from the beginning, but c'mon.
posted by dhartung at 11:02 PM on December 12, 2013 [1 favorite]


clutch cargo mouths

Oh, is that what was going on? I saw that something odd was going on with the doctor's mouth (... and, occasionally, entire head), but I couldn't work out whether it was surprisingly good CGI, aggressive grading distorting textures, or just a weird quirk of Matt Smith's delivery that I hadn't noticed before. Particularly when he says "Do I even look like people?"- is that completely CGI, real upper and lower halves of a face smooshed together, or just odd lighting making Smith look rubbery?

Sherlock looks like he's actually there, though, which is incredibly impressive given all the issues of lighting changes, relative angles and perspective that needed to be got right.

I'm really hoping that this nice 5min clip is followed with an hour-long "making of". Fantastic.
posted by metaBugs at 3:53 AM on December 13, 2013 [2 favorites]


A colleague of mine, on seeing this, informed me that he would have to take a cold shower after every episode of this show.

I'm straighter than not, and I almost needed a cold shower after this. Well done, John Smith, well done.
posted by ChrisR at 6:49 AM on December 13, 2013


Well done, John Smith, well done.

It's just occurred to me what a fine response "John Smith" is to Google's increasingly single-minded pursuit of every account holder's "real" name.
posted by flabdablet at 7:22 AM on December 13, 2013 [1 favorite]


Oh god, amazingly well done indeed. Also I had no idea that there was this much "Wholock" stuff on Youtube.
posted by corb at 7:25 AM on December 13, 2013


I'm really hoping that this nice 5min clip is followed with an hour-long "making of". Fantastic.

Not hour long, but he did post a making of clip.
posted by mediocre at 10:54 AM on December 13, 2013 [1 favorite]


Also, the dematerialization effect John Smith used is somewhat similar to the retrieval/rematerialization effect used in the new series season 1 episode Fathers Day. Towards the end when the TARDIS was slowly coming back to the church. I always liked that effect, wondered why they went with a simple fade away for the official.
posted by mediocre at 11:06 AM on December 13, 2013


Doctor Who - Take On Me
posted by homunculus at 6:16 PM on December 13, 2013 [1 favorite]


Amazing. If the person who made this isn't a professional 3d artist, then there is no justice in the world.
posted by the jam at 9:55 PM on December 13, 2013


It's just occurred to me what a fine response "John Smith" is to Google's increasingly single-minded pursuit of every account holder's "real" name.

It is also the Doctor's official name on Earth, in English countries.

But seriously, subtext or not, one does miss having actual male companions from time to time. I know the dynamic has pretty much been there from the beginning, but c'mon.

You may get your wish next year if Clara's teacher chum joins the cast, as is rumoured.
posted by Mezentian at 3:02 PM on December 14, 2013


Since we're all gathered here: Say Goodbye to the Eleventh Doctor with "Regeneration Carol" by Not Literally.
posted by Mezentian at 8:52 PM on December 14, 2013


Doctor Who - Take On Me

I preferred that animation without the 80s song. And I love Take On Me and it's amazing video, but boy does that animation deserve better than this mash-up.
posted by crossoverman at 4:24 PM on December 15, 2013


That Making Of shows how really impressive this video is.
posted by crossoverman at 5:15 PM on December 15, 2013


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