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The Sign of Three 

Sherlock tries to give the perfect best man speech at John's wedding when he suddenly realizes a murder is about to take place.

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Colm McCarthy
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Benedict Cumberbatch ... Sherlock Holmes
Martin Freeman ... Dr. John Watson
Una Stubbs ... Mrs. Hudson
Rupert Graves ... DI Lestrade
Mark Gatiss ... Mycroft Holmes
Louise Brealey ... Molly Hooper
Amanda Abbington ... Mary Morstan
Vinette Robinson ... Sgt Sally Donovan
Lara Pulver ... Irene Adler
Alistair Petrie ... James Sholto
Alice Lowe ... Tessa
Yasmine Akram ... Janine
Oliver Lansley ... David
Ed Birch Ed Birch ... Tom
Jalaal Hartley Jalaal Hartley ... Photographer
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Storyline

As Lestrade fumes over his constant inability to convict the Waters gang of bank robbers, Holmes prepares for his role as best man at Mary and John's wedding. His speech, initially bizarre, turns out to be a moving tribute to his friend whilst he also contributes two anecdotes of recent cases, both unsolved. The first concerns a young guardsman whose life John saved after he was the victim of a 'locked room' attempted murder. The second involves a man who uses the identities of the recently deceased to date different women. As he looks around the wedding party, Holmes suddenly realizes their connected solutions, which also involve Watson's former commanding officer, disfigured war hero Major Sholto. Written by don @ minifie-1

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TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 January 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Sign of Three See more »

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Dolby Digital

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Color
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Trivia

The guardsman is referred to in dialogue as a "Grenadier Guardsman"; however, their distinctive uniforms, with the leek collar badge and buttons grouped in fives, show them all to be Welsh Guards instead. See more »

Goofs

When Mary and John are greeting guests at the reception, they greet the same couple twice - an elderly woman in a large white hat and bright pink jacket and a man in a light gray suit. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
DI Lestrade: [leaving a couthouse] They just walked out of there.
Sgt Sally Donovan: Yeah, I know, I was sort of sitting next to you.
DI Lestrade: The whole Walters family, they just walked right out of there.
Sgt Sally Donovan: Again, I was in the room.
DI Lestrade: How do they always manage that?
Sgt Sally Donovan: They're good.
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Connections

References Pulp Fiction (1994) See more »

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We Found Love
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Written by Calvin Harris
Performed by Rihanna feat. Calvin Harris
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a different Sherlock
18 January 2017 | by axel-desoomerSee all my reviews

The big day is here. But can Sherlock handle it?

This episode ( really great as always) was not an usual Sherlock episode for me. Some things happened you never expected to happen in this show.

The music and scenery is great. For me this was an episode i didn't expected. The scenery was different, the story. a couple of crimes, or just one? So many questions i had during this episode. But at the end, all the pieces came together.

Season 3 is one of the strongest in my opinion. the story is always great and you can follow the way Sherlock thinks. It makes you solve the crime together with them.

One thing is sure. When you are a detective, you don't get a lot of free time.


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