S02E24-Mycroft tells Watson Holmes he is dead

"The Grand Experiment"
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Season: Two — Episode: 24
Director: John Polson — Writer: Robert Doherty & Craig Sweeny — Aired: May 15, 2014 — Viewers (millions): 7.37
Summary: Rising tension between Sherlock and Watson bring their partnership to a crossroads, but they endeavor to put their differences aside while they help Sherlock's brother, Mycroft, who faces accusations of treason and murder.


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You have this kind of pull. Like gravity. I'm so lucky that I fell into your orbit.
— Watson to Holmes
After bursting in on Mycroft and Watson, Sherlock explains that Mycroft is being framed for murder and that the gun used to kill MI6 asset Arthur West turned up with Mycroft's fingerprints on it. Disbelieving, Mycroft thinks Sherlock is making an excuse to interrupt him and Watson until Sherlock activates the remote starter on Mycroft's car which explodes. At a safe house, Sherlock believes a mole in MI6 is framing Mycroft. He's told MI6 what he knows but also said that Mycroft is the mole. He hopes this will gain MI6's confidence and while pretending to work with them to find Mycroft, that he'll find the real mole. Sherlock meets MI6 Deputy Chief, Sir James Walter and Mycroft's handler, Tim Sherrington, but is unsuccessful in gaining access to their files. He lies that he'll let them know when he finds Mycroft. At the safe house, Mycroft expresses regret for re-joining MI6 and indicates he did it to gain favor with his father and Sherlock.

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Watson joins Sherlock on a stake-out of the bookstore of Julian Afkhami, who Arthur West believed was an Iranian spy. Holmes tells her that MI6 won't work with him and that he found a transmitter in the bookstore's phone junction box that West might have planted. Sherlock believes the info West heard from Afkhami was then tattooed onto West's arms in invisible ink. Once Afkhami leaves, they break into his store and Sherlock finds a scrambler that Afkhami could use for certain calls. West couldn't have heard the calls but Sherlock believes he would know the date, time and location of the calls. At the safe house, Sherlock examines the info West had tattoed on his arms. Although burner phones would have been used by Afkhami's contact, the code of the cell tower used would be part of the metadata of the call.


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