When Joan revisits one of Sherlock's cold cases, she discovers an unsolved murder is connected to a rare prehistoric fossil. Meanwhile, Sherlock finds himself in uncharted territory when his duties as a sobriety sponsor cross his personal boundaries.
Did You Know?
The title is an allusion to the phrase "dead man walking," which means a condemned prisoner walking to the death chamber, or someone who is doomed to die. The fossilized species was historically doomed to extinction. See more
Holmes refers to the rock containing the fossil as an archaeological item, but archaeology revolves around the study of human past and development rather than dinosaurs. Hence, the rock containing the fossil would instead be considered paleontological. See more
I withdraw my earlier skepticism. The dinosaur in Doug Newberg's backyard totally escaped my notice.
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