Episode still of Joan Watson, Sherlock Holmes and Irene Adler
|Directed by||Seith Mann|
|Written by||Robert Doherty and Craig Sweeny|
|Air date||May 16, 2013|
The Woman is the twenty-third episode of season one. It was written by Robert Doherty and Craig Sweeny, and directed by Seith Mann. The episode is the first part of the two hour season finale which premiered on May 16, 2013.
As Sherlock reels at the reappearance of his former lover, Irene Adler, a series of flashbacks unravel the tumultuous events that led to his downfall into addiction. Meanwhile, he and Joan once again find themselves in the crosshairs of the enigmatic Moriarty.
Jonny Lee Miller as Sherlock Holmes
Lucy Liu as Joan Watson
Aidan Quinn as Captain Tommy Gregson
Jon Michael Hill as Detective Marcus Bell
Natalie Dormer as Irene Adler / Moriarty
Erik Jensen as Isaac Proctor
Lucas Caleb Rooney as Duane Proctor
John Bedford Lloyd as Lieutenant
Christopher McCann as Dr. Del Santo
Henry Hodges as Student
Frank Deal as Detective Muldoon
- All the paintings shown in Irene Adler's studio were made from scratch for the show.
- This episode is the first episode to feature Sherlock's bedroom. It located in the basement.
All photos of The Woman on this wiki can be seen here.
Pilot • While You Were Sleeping • Child Predator • 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