Poison Pen
008 Poison Pen episode still of Sherlock Holmes and Anne Barker 250px
Directed by Andrew Bernstein
Written by Liz Friedman
Air date October 17, 2013
Running time 43 minutes
Episode chronology
Previous We Are Everyone
Next Ancient History

Poison Pen is the fourth episode of season two, and the twenty-eighth episode of the series. It was written by Liz Friedman, and directed by Andrew Bernstein. The episode premiered on October 17, 2013.


Plot synopsisEdit

When the CEO of a financial consulting company is poisoned to death, Holmes and Watson are called upon to track down the killer. Meanwhile, a woman from Sherlock's past emerges as a possible suspect.[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
Laura Benanti as Anne Barker/Abigail Spencer
Samuel H. Levine as Graham Delancey
Noelle Beck as Peri Delancey
Paul Fitzgerald as Burt Jeffries
Patrick Kerr as Simon
Keesha Sharp as Mistress Felicia
Cindy Katz as Marsha Whitaker
Steve Greenstein as Titus Delancey
Nancy Lemenager as Susan Moore
Robert Emmet Lunney as Attorney


What did you think of Poison Pen?

The poll was created at 12:14 on October 18, 2013, and so far 51 people voted.


Behind the scenesEdit

  • Curious about how we film car scenes? Check out this awesome behind-the-scenes shot from episode 5!Go to
  • Behind-the-Scenes with Sherlock Holmes...Go to
  • For you, my pretties. Another behind-the-scenes shot of our dear @jonnyjlm.Go to
  • And just because we love you, here's one last behind-the-scenes shot of @jonnyjlm looking over his lines on set.Go to
  • More laughing with @jonnyjlm between scenes.Go to
  • .@jonnyjlm and I yucking it up between scenesGo to
  • The amazing Liz Friedman on duty for episode 205. Moving right along...Go to

Episode stillsEdit



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  1. "Episode Title: (#204) "Poison Pen"". Retrieved October 6, 2013.