An Unnatural Arrangement
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Directed by Christine Moore
Written by Cathryn Humphris
Air date October 31, 2013
Running time 43 minutes
Episode chronology
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"An unnatural arrangement which forces its participants into an unhealthy monogamy."
Sherlock Holmes on marriage.

An Unnatural Arrangement is the sixth episode of season two, and the thirtieth episode of the series. It was written by Cathryn Humphris, and directed by Christine Moore. The episode premiered on October 31, 2013.


Plot synopsisEdit

When Captain Gregson’s home is invaded, Holmes and Watson work to find the masked gunman before he strikes again. Meanwhile, Gregson gives his team some insight into his private life.[1]


Jonny Lee Miller as Sherlock Holmes
Lucy Liu as Joan Watson
Aidan Quinn as Captain Tommy Gregson
Jon Michael Hill as Detective Marcus Bell
Talia Balsam as Cheryl Gregson
Sarah Wynter as Beth Roney
Ted King as James Monroe
Kathleen Chalfant as Mrs. Clennon
Peter Hermann as Detective Craig Basken
Armando Riesco as Jacob Esparz
Christopher Burns as Coordinating Detective
Danny Rutigliano as Prisoner


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Episode stillsEdit

Behind the scenesEdit

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2x06 promo

2x06 promo


  • The running time of the director's cut of the episode is 43 minutes and 25 seconds.[2]