- Mozart - Overture to Don Giovanni plays at episode end as Holmes and Watson find Irene.
- Moriarty, or the man claiming to be him, describes himself as a "spider in the center of a web" in the episode. This is based on a quote in The Final Problem by Sherlock Holmes describing Moriarty.
- Sherlock calls Irene Adler "The Woman" in this episode, and that in his eyes she eclipses and predominates the whole of her sex. A Scandal in Bohemia opens with "To Sherlock Holmes she is always the woman. I have seldom heard him mention her under any other name. In his eyes she eclipses and predominates the whole of her sex."
- The house at the end of the episode where Irene Adler is found, is a real and is called the Commandant's House on Evans Street in Brooklyn, New York.
|Elementary Season One Episodes|
|Pilot • While You Were Sleeping • Child Predator • The Rat Race • Lesser Evils • Flight Risk • One Way to Get Off • The Long Fuse • You Do It to Yourself • The Leviathan • Dirty Laundry • M. • The Red Team • The Deductionist • A Giant Gun, Filled with Drugs • Details • Possibility Two • Déjà Vu All Over Again • Snow Angels • Dead Man's Switch • A Landmark Story • Risk Management • The Woman • Heroine|
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