Sherlock fans really quite liked Mycroft’s new look

The game is... eat a lot of plum pudding

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One Sherlock mystery was quickly solved in last night’s special – Mark Gatiss’s Mycroft Holmes hasn’t been shown in the previews because he’s, well, put on a few pounds. 

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Ok, more than a few. Can-bet-on-when-he’s-going-to-croak pounds in fact. 

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This canon Mycroft struck a chord with those who’ve enjoyed the festive season

It really kicked off the New Year for others

As some chuckled away

There were plenty who thought we’d wandered into a land of Sherlock/Star Wars crossovers

Marmite is pretty sure it had something to do with it

Of course there was a hashtag

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Now we just need to wait to see if there’s more to come…