Moriarty comes close to stealing the Crown Jewels to prove it might be done but allows himself to be caught. Sherlock gives evidence at the trial where Moriarty has scared the jury into acquitting him and later visits Sherlock,camply taunting him with his superior computer skills,seemingly capable of any crime. Sherlock rescues two children abducted by his enemy but his brilliantly accurate deductions lead the police to believe that he may have been an accomplice in the kidnapping and he is arrested,going on the run with John. After a further encounter with Moriarty,who has persuaded a journalist to publish that he is an innocent actor paid by Sherlock to masquerade as his enemy for Sherlock's own glory,the two meet atop a very high building... Written by
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Katherine Parkinson, who played journalist Kitty Riley in this episode did a series of Malteasers adverts with Amanda Abbington, Martin Freeman's wife. See more
When Moriarty is getting ready to steal the Crown Jewels, the position of the gum he places on the glass to hold the diamond changes between takes. Sometimes it is by the bottom of the "E," sometimes it is to the right of the "T." See more
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Certain letters in the credits of each Sherlock season 2 episode are red in color. In "The Reichenbach Fall" the red letters spell out the word "Believe". See more
Written by Barry Gibb
, Maurice Gibb
, Robin Gibb
Performed by The Bee Gees See more