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Old May 10 2013, 11:01 PM   #4
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Re: An Elementary theory

^A red herring, maybe? They cast big-name actors as his minions to make us think "Oh, this must be the real Moriarty," and then they surprise us by revealing the web is even bigger. Sort of a subversion of the TV-mystery cliche of having the biggest actor always be the murderer.
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