Sherlock

Sherlock (2010)

3 mistakes in The Reichenbach Fall

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The Reichenbach Fall - S2-E3

Continuity mistake: When Moriarty puts the gum on the glass case around the crown jewels, the gum moves between shots.

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The Reichenbach Fall - S2-E3

Plot hole: For the supposed code that hacks into UK system, Sherlock deduces that the finger taps are counted as 1s in the binary code and the rest (while Moriarty's fingers are in the air) are taken as 0s. Sherlock can't know the rate at which the rests are counted in the binary code that he thinks Moriarty tapped out. So even if the key code was real, he wouldn't have known what it was.

The Reichenbach Fall - S2-E3

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Sherlock is on the roof of the hospital with Moriarty, when Moriarty shoots himself in the mouth, when the camera shot quickly changes from a close up and Sherlock moves back, the gun disappears from Moriarty's hand (to the right of Sherlock). In the next shot of him, it's still in his hand.

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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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The Reichenbach Fall - S2-E3

Trivia: When Moriarty is stealing the Crown Jewels, Andrew Scott ad-libbed dancing in time to the classical music he is listening to.

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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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