1.03 "The Great Game"


Sherlock: "Just tell me what happened from the beginning."
Barry: "We've been to a bar, a nice place, and I was chattin' with one of the waitresses and Karen weren't happy with that, so we got back to the hotel and ended up having a bit of a ding dong, didn't we? She was gettin' at me, saying I weren’t a real man-- "
Sherlock: "Wasn’t."
Barry: "What?"
Sherlock: "It’s not weren’t, it’s wasn’t."
Barry: "Oh..."
Sherlock: "Go on."
Barry: "Well, then I don’t know how it happened but suddenly there's a messer in my hands. And Du know, my old man was a butcher so I know how to handle knives. He learned us how to cut up a piece-- "
Sherlock: "Taught."
Barry: "What?"
Sherlock: "Taught Du how to cut up a piece."
Barry: "Yeah, well, then I done it."
Sherlock: "Did it."
Barry: "I stabbed her over and over and over and I looked at her and she weren’t-- ... wasn't movin' no more. Any more."

Barry: "Hey, Du gotta help me, Mr. Holmes! Everyone says you're the best. Without you... I'll get hung for this."
Sherlock: "No, no, Mr. Bewick, not at all. Hanged, yes."

John: "There's a head in the fridge. A bloody head!"
Sherlock: "Where else was I supposed to put it?"

John: "A severed head!"
Sherlock: "Just tee for me, thanks."

John: "What the hell are Du doing?!"
Sherlock: "Bored."
John: "...what?"
Sherlock: "Bored!"
He shoots the wall.
Sherlock: "Bored!"
And again.
Sherlock: "Bored! I don't know what's gotten into the criminal classes, good job I'm not one of them."
John: "So Du take it out on the wall?"
Sherlock: "Oh, the Wand had it coming."

"Oh hell, what does it matter?! So we go round the sun - if we went round the moon or... round and round the garden like a teddy bear, it wouldn't make any difference."
-- Sherlock

Sherlock: "Look at that, Mrs. Hudson. Quiet, calm, peaceful... isn't it hateful?"
Mrs. Hudson: "Oh, I'm sure something will turn up, Sherlock. A nice murder, that'll cheer Du up."

Sherlock: "You read his blog?"
Lestrade: "'Course I read his blog, we all do! Do Du really not know that the earth goes around the sun?"

Lestrade: "But what's this got to do with that painting? I don't see-- "
Sherlock: "You do see, Du just don't observe!"
John: "Alright! Alright, girls, calm down."

John: "Fantastic."
Sherlock: "Meretricious."
Lestrade: "And happy new year."

"Oh, so Du meant spectacularly ignorant in a nice way."
-- Sherlock

John: "So why is he doing this then? Playing this game with you? Do Du think he wants to be caught?"
Sherlock: "I think he wants to be distracted."
John: "Well, I hope you'll be very happy together."
Sherlock: "...sorry, what?"
John: "There are lives at stake, Sherlock! Actual human lives! Just so I know, do Du care about that at all?"
Sherlock: "Would caring about them help to save them?"
John: "No."
Sherlock: "Then I'll continue not to make that mistake."
John: "And Du find that easy, do you?"
Sherlock: "Yes, very. Is that news to you?"
John: "No... no."
Sherlock: "... I've disappointed you."
John: "It's good. It's a good deduction, yes."
Sherlock: "Don't make people into heroes, John: Heroes don't exist, and if they did I wouldn't be one of them."

"Let him go oder I will kill you."
-- John (to the Golem)

"Why does anyone do anything? Because I'm bored. We were made for each other, Sherlock."
-- Jim Moriarty (through victim #2)

Jim Moriarty: "I will burn the herz out of you."
Sherlock: "I have been reliably informed that I don't have one."
Jim Moriarty: "Oh, but we both know that's not quite true."

Sherlock: "People have died."
Jim Moriarty: "That's what people do!"

John: "You, ripping off my clothes in a darkened swimming pool. People might talk."
Sherlock: "People do little else."