S03E04-Bella and Holmes

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Season: Three — Episode: 4
Director: Guy Ferland — Writer: Craig Sweeny — Aired: November 20, 2014 — Viewers (millions): 6.49
Summary: When a ground breaking artificial intelligence software program is stolen, Holmes agrees to take on the case, but enlists Watson's assistance in solving it when he becomes more interested in disproving the computer's abilities than finding the thief. Meanwhile, Joan confronts Sherlock about his motives after she learns he has been in direct contact with her boyfriend, Andrew, without her knowledge.


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Kind of feel like hugging you right now.
— Watson to Holmes


Holmes is seen talking to the AI, Bella, and asks about the murderers of the case. He poses an ethical question, and Bella answers that she doesn't know, and requires more information. Hereby failing the Turing-test Sherlock was performing since the start of the episode.



  • The events of this episode are shown to have happened in November 2014 in the episode "Over a Barrel".
  • This is one of the few episodes in which the major criminal (Isaac Pyke) isn't brought to justice.


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Enough Nemesis To Go AroundThe Five Orange PipzJust a Regular IrregularBellaRip OffTerra PericolosaThe Adventure of the Nutmeg ConcoctionEnd of WatchThe Eternity InjectionSeed MoneyThe Illustrious ClientThe One That Got AwayHemlockThe Female of the SpeciesWhen Your Number's UpFor All You KnowT-Bone and the IcemanThe View From OlympusOne Watson, One HolmesA Stitch in TimeUnder My SkinThe Best Way Out Is Always ThroughAbscondedA Controlled Descent

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