S1 E20
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Season 1  "Dead Man's Switch"  1x20

Aired 8 years ago - Apr 25, 2013

Sherlock and Joan hunt for the accomplice of a murdered blackmailer who targeted families of rape victims. Meanwhile, Sherlock resists celebrating his first year of sobriety.

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a few months ago, I got this in the mail.
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But then... a few weeks later...
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We will also find their associate. Then...
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we will destroy their blackmail troves simultaneously.
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He must have just gone to get some groceries.
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I'd like you to take a look at something.
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Now, I identified the blackmailer
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I saw it happen.
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Obviously you'd want to find the accomplice
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What about the materials I took from the dead man's desk?
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Milverton was blackmailing, but the captain raised
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Neither, I'm sorry to say, is impossible to come by in lockup.
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Yeah, he's friends with my dad.
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He told me all about him when he came to see me.
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Well, as far as rapists go,
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I found something in his ledger.
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Tall, six feet, maybe, fat,
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Is this the guy you saw?
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"Duke Landers, Esquire."
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see if you're actually licensed.
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We need everything you have on Milverton.
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Listen, if you want to talk about your feelings
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Hmm, Orson Welles was heavyset.
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No, his name is Anthony Pistone.
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I swear, if I could have got my hands on Garvey...
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Said I'd borrowed it from a friend who runs numbers.
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he was looking back at me.
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I'm saying I sympathize.
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and there is a giant comet headed for Manhattan.
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for the essential avarice of the human condition.
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We're going to a meeting.
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reminded of that fact.
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I believe I've uncovered the real identity of Henry Eight.
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that resulted in quick "go away" payoffs.
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against a tanning salon whose beds could not accommodate
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as he drove his head
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an unusually large amount of the stuff a couple weeks ago.
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You were right about the sobriety chips that I ordered.
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Are you saying you relapsed?
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So I devised a way to leave without being detected.
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And then 24 hours later...
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The doctor who treated him chalked that up to concussion,
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According to your neighbors, you two fight a lot.
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at his office.

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But then... a few weeks later...
#2
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We will also find their associate. Then...
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we will destroy their blackmail troves simultaneously.
#4
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He must have just gone to get some groceries.
#6
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I'd like you to take a look at something.
#8
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Now, I identified the blackmailer
#9
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I saw it happen.
#10
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Obviously you'd want to find the accomplice
#11
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What about the materials I took from the dead man's desk?
#12
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Milverton was blackmailing, but the captain raised
#13
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Neither, I'm sorry to say, is impossible to come by in lockup.
#14
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Yeah, he's friends with my dad.
#15
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He told me all about him when he came to see me.
#16
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Well, as far as rapists go,
#17
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I found something in his ledger.
#18
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Tall, six feet, maybe, fat,
#19
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Is this the guy you saw?
#20
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"Duke Landers, Esquire."
#21
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see if you're actually licensed.
#22
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We need everything you have on Milverton.
#23
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Listen, if you want to talk about your feelings
#24
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Hmm, Orson Welles was heavyset.
#25
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No, his name is Anthony Pistone.
#26
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I swear, if I could have got my hands on Garvey...
#27
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Said I'd borrowed it from a friend who runs numbers.
#28
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he was looking back at me.
#29
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I'm saying I sympathize.
#30
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and there is a giant comet headed for Manhattan.
#31
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for the essential avarice of the human condition.
#32
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We're going to a meeting.
#33
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reminded of that fact.
#34
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I believe I've uncovered the real identity of Henry Eight.
#35
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that resulted in quick "go away" payoffs.
#36
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against a tanning salon whose beds could not accommodate
#37
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as he drove his head
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an unusually large amount of the stuff a couple weeks ago.
#41
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You were right about the sobriety chips that I ordered.
#42
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Are you saying you relapsed?
#43
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So I devised a way to leave without being detected.
#44
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And then 24 hours later...
#45
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The doctor who treated him chalked that up to concussion,
#48
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According to your neighbors, you two fight a lot.
#49
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at his office.
#50