While suspended from police consultancy, Holmes still keeps the force informed, despite their unwillingness to cooperate, about his discoveries in the case of crackpot conspiracy theories website administrator, who is found hanged at home. Holmes proves it's about a single credible theory, concerning the only never-published exercise of the War College's annual war game. Holmes fears that the six members of the Red team which devised the extreme war threat is being killed off and must work out, almost alone, why and by whom, which proves dangerous for him too. Written by
Did You Know?
When Sherlock is listing the members of the Red Team, he mentions a "Harold Dresden, Mathemetician." It is quite possible this is a private nod by the writers to the fictitious book character Harry Dresden, Professional Wizard (aka "Magician"). See more
During a verbal exchange outside the police interrogation room, Watson is standing to one side of a drink machine as Holmes speaks to her. Holmes walks toward Watson and she is standing near the center of the machine. When the camera flashes back to a close up of Watson, she's back to her original spot. There would have been no time nor reason for her to step back and then forward. See more
Dr. Joan Watson
Oh, I didn't know you liked tortoises.
I love them. They make an absolutely delicious soup stock.
Performed by Mia Dyson See more