NYPD officer prepares for work, while talking with her sister. A letter from the FBI is given to the officer detailing that her application has been denied. While working a subway station, the officer is notified of a body near the tracks. The officer is able to stop an oncoming train in order to preserve evidence that was left neatly on the rail. Soon after, she is taken to meet the great Lincoln Rhymes who explains that this may be the work of one of the most infamous serial killers in decades. Coincidentally, this is also the man responsible for Lincoln's paralysis.
Did You Know?
Facts conveyed by the episode:
- Titanium dioxide is pigment used to make ink.
- Oversleeping is a sign of malnutrition
- Sherlock Holmes is the greatest detective in the history of fiction. It was his dedication. He examined every fragment of his city, investigated not only the world around him, but the history beneath. He dug deeper, altered his perspective, scrutinized every detail. He studied every book, every map, every pigeon in London for fun.
- Potassium nitrate, or saltpeter, old-fashioned accelerant used in gunpowder
- Fabry disease, It's a rare enzyme deficiency in the kidneys treated with an even rarer medication called Galafold (Migalastat), traces of which can be found in the hair.
- Ladies Mile, now known as the Flatiron district, It was filled with clothing stores for the carriage crowd.
- In 1896, the Siegel-Cooper building becomes the first steel-framed department store in the city largest in the world.