Sherlock season 4, episode 2 brought out the best, and worst, in every character. The result? 90 minutes of quotable moments!

The quote game is on! Sherlock season 4, episode 2, “The Lying Detective” is chock full of character development, car chases, apologies, and kidney failure. There are touching moments, major revelations, and plenty of evidence to support the one simple fact — Mrs. Hudson is not your housekeeper.

Holmes and Watson and Mrs. Hudson seem to hold the highest number of quips, but Mycroft is able to slip a few in there as well. Check out the best moments from the episode. And be sure to let us know your favorites in comments!

The best ‘Sherlock’ 4×02 quotes

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“I correctly anticipated the responses of people I know well to scenarios I devised. Except the boot. The boot was mean!”

Can we keep Mary’s voice around forever?

What exactly was Mrs. Hudson doing with those handcuffs?

Your life matters to more people than you think.

She’ll clean your therapist’s counters, but that does make her your housekeeper!

Mycroft must be great fun at parties.

Sorry again about that last one.

It is what it is, but that doesn’t mean everything is alright.

– “What is it? What… What now?”
– “Sorry, um, traced his route on the map.”

Happy Birthday, Mr. Holmes!

The placement and removal of blame.

What kind of a name is Sherlock, anyway?

When someone asks you out on a date, but you’re a Holmes sibling.

Only one episode remains in 2017! With the arrival of the East Wind and the “Final Problem” on the horizon anything can happen.

Did you have a favorite moment of Sherlock season 4, episode 2?

Watch Sherlock season 4, episode 3, “The Final Problem,” Sunday, January 15 at 9:00 p.m. on BBC One in the UK and at 7:00 p.m. on PBS in the US.

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