The Reichenbach Fall is the third episode in the second series of BBC television series Sherlock. It was first broadcast on the January 15 2012.


Allusions Edit

Allusions to Conan Doyle stories Edit

  • Sherlock aided in the capture of Peter Ricoletti. In the Conan Doyle story The Adventure of the Musgrave Ritual, Holmes mentions a problematic case involving "Ricoletti of the club-foot."

Other allusions Edit

The scenes when Jim Moriarty visited Sherlock Holmes at 221B Baker Street is "lifted wholesale", according to Steven Moffat, from the Sherlock Holmes film Woman in Green, with Basil Rathbone as the titular character.[1]

Notes and references Edit

  1. From the DVD commentary for the Sherlock episode The Hounds of Baskerville.