In 1882, Mycroft visited Sherlock to inform him their father, Siger Holmes, had died. He reminded Sherlock that, because of this, he had a duty to their sister, Genevieve Holmes. This was enough to persuade Sherlock to travel with him back to Yorkshire. (PROSE: Erasing Sherlock)
Behind the scenes Edit
In 2010, Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss created the BBC Wales series Sherlock, starring Benedict Cumberbatch as Sherlock. Steve Thompson is the third main writer of the series. In their version, Mycroft Holmes, played by Gatiss himself, is a major character, featuring in twelve of the thirteen episodes so far.