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Masterpiece Episode: "Sherlock: The Reichenbach Fall"

Season 42, Episode 15
Episode Synopsis: Season 2 of "Sherlock" concludes with "The Reichenbach Fall," which finds the sleuth's reputation in tatters after Moriarty pulls off three ingenious capers in a day. He then plants seeds of doubt in the press about Sherlock's deductive abilities by making it appear as if his past successes were staged. Loosely based on Arthur Conan Doyle's "The Final Problem" short story.
Original Air Date: May 20, 2012
Guest Cast Tony Way: Prison Officer Mark Gatiss: Mycroft Holmes Una Stubbs: Mrs. Hudson Jaye Griffiths: Prosecuting Barrister Tanya Moodie: Ella Tony Pitts: Chief Superintendant Douglas Wilmer: Diogenes Gent Rupert Graves: DI Lestrade Michael Muller: Father Vinette Robinson: Sgt. Sally Donovan Robert Benfield: Gallery Director Andrew Scott: Jim Moriarty Christopher Hunter: Prison Governor Malcolm Rennie: Judge Peter Basham: Reporter No. 2 Ian Hallard: Defense Barrister Benedict Cumberbatch: Sherlock Holmes Martin Freeman: Dr. John Watson Jonathan Aris: Anderson Katherine Parkinson: Kitty Riley Ifan Huw Dafydd: Court Clerk

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Premiered: January 10, 1971, on PBS
Rating: TV-PG
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Premise: PBS's longest running (and most honored) dramatic series is an Anglophile's delight, featuring British adaptations of literary classics and original works. The first `Masterpiece' was `The First Churchills,' and since then it has won nine Peabodys and 29 Emmys (beginning with Susan Hampshire's Best Actress award for `Churchills'). Its many memorable productions include `Upstairs, Downstairs,' `I, Claudius,' 'The Jewel in the Crown,' `House of Cards,' `Poldark' and `Prime Suspect.'

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