i wonder if he said anything sweet like he liked John. maybe thats why John felt he felt he should tell him he liked him.
thats why the wine later in the episode.
OH MY GOD?!?!?!
IT MAKES SO MUCH FUCKING SENSE
I AM HAVING SOME KIND OF FEELINGS
OH MY FUCKING GOD O________O
BUT ALSO TT_______TT BECAUSE THAT MEANS JOHN GOT HIS HOPES UP THAT WERE THEN BRUTALLY DASHED WHEN HE FOUND IRENE IN SHERLOCK’S BED
THAT EXPLAINS WHY JOHN WAS SO FUCKING JEALOUS AND OFFERING A BABY NAME AND SLAMMING HIS MUG DOWN?
OH. MY. GOD.
Imagine thats what happened though. Imagine Sherlock said something to John while he was drugged that made John confident that his feelings were reciprocated.
So he gets the wine and plans for what? A romantic evening where he makes another attempt like at Angelos. But then finds Irene in sherlock’s bed.
Imagine John’s inner monolgue: “I can’t believe he feels the same way. I hope this wine is good enough. I can’t wait to tell him I feel the same!”
And then he walks in, finds her. Imagine the fucking heartbreak. But that heart break turns into pure bitter jealousy when she;s flirting with Sherlock and kissing him and proposing sex.
So he goes passive aggressive. I hope you guys name your kid after my middle name, which I hate. And then I’m going to slam my cup down because can you two just fucking stop? Fuck you guys.
"It explains why John treats Irene so coldly the rest of the episode, why him and Mycroft have to have a special meeting over sherlock’s heart and why he was so taken aback when Sherlock didn’t care to hear what happened to her"