Sherlock

Sherlock (2010)

4 mistakes in A Scandal in Belgravia

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A Scandal in Belgravia - S2-E1

Continuity mistake: We see John come into the room and stand next to Mrs. Hudson and put on his coat. After a few shots Mrs. Hudson walks away with the plates and says, "Lovely tune, Sherlock..." As she's walking away we see John isn't wearing his coat, and he puts it on again. (00:50:00)

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A Scandal in Belgravia - S2-E1

Other mistake: While Sherlock sits reading the paper he gets a text alert from (we assume) Irene Adler, and John notes that he had heard this alert fifty seven times. At the end of the episode, when Sherlock is looking through the texts that she sent to him, there are not that many texts from Miss Adler.

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A Scandal in Belgravia - S2-E1

Continuity mistake: At Buckingham Palace, Watson has just sat down next to Sherlock. There is a red pillow between then on the couch. It moves, sometimes sitting straight and sometimes tilted, between shots throughout the scene. (00:14:45)

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A Scandal in Belgravia - S2-E1

Continuity mistake: Near the end, when Mycroft is talking to Watson, he folds his hands and places his head on them. However, in the next shot, his hands are a couple inches away from his face.

A Scandal in Belgravia - S2-E1

John Watson: What are we doing here, Sherlock, what?
Sherlock Holmes: I don't know.
John Watson: Here to see the queen?
[Mycroft Holmes walks around the corner.]
Sherlock Holmes: Oh, apparently yes.

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Trivia: Sherlock's brother Mycroft is played by series co-creator Mark Gatiss.

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Question: Which episode contains the line "I'm not insulting you, I'm describing you?" Google searches turn up nothing but the quote itself, and no further information on the episode or the rest of the scene. If anyone knows the line that led up to it, that would be even better.

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Chosen answer: That line of dialogue has never actually been spoken in any of the Sherlock episodes, during seasons 1-4. However, that line is written in someone's fan-fiction story online, where it's said by Sherlock and directed at Anderson.

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