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A modern take on the cases of Sherlock Holmes, with the detective now living in New York City.

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Elementary: Hurt Me, Hurt You  Season 5, Episode 24

Holmes and Watson pursue an elusive criminal as a gang war erupts in New York City. While the NYPD works to contain the violence, the two investigate the murder that appears to have ignited the city-wide conflict. [more inside]
posted by CMcG on May 22 at 5:18 PM - 2 comments

Elementary: Scrambled  Season 5, Episode 23

Holmes and Watson investigate a murder that puts them in the crosshairs of one of New York City's deadliest gangs. [more inside]
posted by CMcG on May 16 at 4:44 PM - 0 comments

Elementary: Moving Targets  Season 5, Episode 22

When a reality show contestant is murdered, Holmes and Watson zero in on another competitor as a suspect, a former war criminal who may be the most skilled killer they've ever pursued. [more inside]
posted by CMcG on May 8 at 11:08 AM - 5 comments

Elementary: Fly into a Rage, Make a Bad Landing  Season 5, Episode 21

When Detective Bell's girlfriend, Chantal (Chasten Harmon), is assaulted and her ex-husband is killed soon after, in what Holmes and Watson discover is a staged suicide, they search for one suspect behind the linked crimes. [more inside]
posted by CMcG on May 3 at 5:59 PM - 3 comments

Elementary: The Art of Sleights and Deception  Season 5, Episode 20

Holmes and Watson get mixed up in murder and magic when they investigate the death of a magician killed while performing a classic stunt. [more inside]
posted by CMcG on Apr 24 at 4:14 PM - 3 comments

Elementary: High Heat  Season 5, Episode 19

Holmes and Watson investigate the murder of a man Sherlock considered one of New York's worst private investigators. [more inside]
posted by CMcG on Apr 19 at 10:29 AM - 5 comments

Elementary: Dead Man's Tale  Season 5, Episode 18

Sherlock and Joan question how well they know Shinwell when they investigate the possibility he may have gotten away with the unsolved murder of his friend, a fellow gang member. [more inside]
posted by CMcG on Mar 27 at 3:07 PM - 2 comments

Elementary: The Ballad of Lady Frances  Season 5, Episode 17

The police call in Holmes and Watson to consult on a homicide "heard" by a cutting edge gunshot detection system when they can't find any tangible evidence that a crime was committed. [more inside]
posted by CMcG on Mar 22 at 8:12 AM - 5 comments

Elementary: Fidelity   Season 5, Episode 16

Joan and Kitty try to prove that a string of murders, stemming from an old case Sherlock and Kitty solved in London, is connected to an international government conspiracy with the Defense Intelligence Agency at its center. [more inside]
posted by CMcG on Mar 14 at 10:35 AM - 2 comments

Elementary: Wrong Side of the Road  Season 5, Episode 15

Holmes' former protege, Kitty Winter (Ophelia Lovibond), returns to New York after a three-year absence to warn him that a killer is eliminating everyone involved with a case they worked on together in London, and they're the next targets. [more inside]
posted by CMcG on Mar 6 at 1:50 PM - 13 comments

Elementary: Rekt in Real Life  Season 5, Episode 14

Holmes and Watson investigate the murder of a former professional eSports video game player who died after being assaulted in front of his fans during a live video stream. [more inside]
posted by CMcG on Feb 23 at 1:33 PM - 6 comments

Elementary: Over a Barrel  Season 5, Episode 13

A man takes hostages, including Joan, and threatens to execute them unless Holmes finds the person responsible for the death of his son. [more inside]
posted by CMcG on Feb 2 at 2:24 PM - 2 comments

Elementary: Crowned Clown, Downtown Brown  Season 5, Episode 12

When Holmes and Watson investigate a clown's murder upstate, they discover a connection between his death and the creation of a new weaponized virus. [more inside]
posted by CMcG on Jan 18 at 8:59 AM - 3 comments

Elementary: Be My Guest  Season 5, Episode 11

Holmes and Watson race to find a woman who's been held captive for years before the kidnapper takes drastic steps to avoid being caught. [more inside]
posted by CMcG on Jan 12 at 12:47 PM - 8 comments

Elementary: Pick Your Poison  Season 5, Episode 10

When Watson is implicated in a DEA investigation into doctors writing illegal prescriptions, she and Holmes search for the person using her medical license to solve drugs. [more inside]
posted by CMcG on Dec 22, 2016 at 1:47 PM - 2 comments

Elementary: It Serves You Right to Suffer  Season 5, Episode 9

When Shinwell comes to Holmes and Watson for help after he's framed for a gang killing, they have three days to find the real murderer before he is arrested and sent back to jail. [more inside]
posted by CMcG on Dec 12, 2016 at 3:55 PM - 1 comment

Elementary: How the Sausage Is Made  Season 5, Episode 8

Joan worries Sherlock's sobriety is at risk when she learns he has been lying to her about attending recovery meetings. Also, Sherlock and Joan discover a man's death caused by ingesting poisoned sausage is connected to a lab working on a breakthrough in the artificial meat industry. [more inside]
posted by CMcG on Dec 4, 2016 at 11:12 AM - 10 comments

Elementary: Bang Bang Shoot Chute  Season 5, Episode 7

Holmes and Watson search for two murderers after a base jumper is shot out of the sky by one killer, and has his parachute sabotaged by another. [more inside]
posted by CMcG on Dec 2, 2016 at 6:04 PM - 4 comments

Elementary: Ill Tidings  Season 5, Episode 6

Holmes and Watson investigate a mass murder when a chef and his patrons are poisoned after dining on a tasting menu tainted with snake venom. [more inside]
posted by CMcG on Nov 28, 2016 at 3:56 PM - 2 comments

Elementary: To Catch a Predator Predator  Season 5, Episode 5

Holmes and Watson have plenty of suspects when they investigate the murder of a man who led a secret life as a vigilante, "catfishing" sexual predators on dating sites and publicly shaming them. [more inside]
posted by CMcG on Nov 28, 2016 at 3:52 PM - 4 comments

Elementary: Henny Penny the Sky Is Falling  Season 5, Episode 4

Holmes and Watson are drawn into the world of asteroid research when they investigate a financial analyst's murder. Meanwhile, Greyson lobbies to have Sherlock and Joan included when his unit is selected to receive a city commendation for its exemplary work. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Oct 31, 2016 at 5:19 AM - 2 comments

Elementary: Render, and Then Seize Her  Season 5, Episode 3

Holmes learns a secret about Capt. Greyson's girlfriend when she hires him for a case she wants kept off Greyson's radar. Meanwhile, Sherlock and Watson join the NYPD's search for an abducted woman. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Oct 24, 2016 at 5:34 AM - 4 comments

Elementary: Worth Several Cities  Season 5, Episode 2

Holmes is kidnapped by the leader of a local gang who wants Sherlock to find the person responsible for a hit, but the abduction leads Holmes and Watson to get caught up in the search for a priceless, centuries-old object Meanwhile, Shinwell asks Joan for a favor that may be out of her comfort zone. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Oct 17, 2016 at 5:17 PM - 6 comments

Elementary: Folie a Deux  Season 5, Episode 1

Season 5 begins with Holmes and Watson joining the NYPD manhunt for a serial bomber who is active again after being dormant for six years. During the investigation, Watson seeks help from a former criminal, Shinwell Johnson, whose life she saved when she was a surgeon.
posted by oh yeah! on Oct 3, 2016 at 6:34 PM - 6 comments

Elementary: A Difference in Kind  Season 4, Episode 24

Holmes and Watson face retaliation from the perpetrator who wants Morland dead, and realize they underestimated the scope of their enemy's influence. (Season finale)
posted by oh yeah! on May 9, 2016 at 11:02 AM - 5 comments

Elementary: The Invisible Hand  Season 4, Episode 23

Holmes and Watson discover a shocking connection to themselves when they identify the perpetrator behind an attempt made on Morland's life.
posted by oh yeah! on May 2, 2016 at 6:18 PM - 5 comments

Elementary: Turn It Upside Down  Season 4, Episode 22

Sherlock's father is implicated when one of his employees is murdered under the guise of a robbery.
posted by oh yeah! on Apr 25, 2016 at 5:33 AM - 3 comments

Elementary: Ain't Nothing Like the Real Thing  Season 4, Episode 21

Holmes and Watson investigate a double-homicide and discover the victims were staging a fake murder at the time they were killed.
posted by oh yeah! on Apr 18, 2016 at 5:07 PM - 3 comments

Elementary: Art Imitates Art  Season 4, Episode 20

Holmes and Watson discover a woman's death is connected to a piece of artwork that has ties to a previous crime.
posted by oh yeah! on Apr 11, 2016 at 5:37 PM - 2 comments

Elementary: All In  Season 4, Episode 19

A woman claiming to be a former associate of Sherlock's brother tells Holmes and Watson her life is in danger.
posted by oh yeah! on Apr 11, 2016 at 5:36 PM - 4 comments

Elementary: Ready or Not  Season 4, Episode 18

Holmes and Watson must determine whether a survivalist doctor is a victim of foul play or has purposely gone into hiding; Holmes behaves oddly when his relationship with Fiona reaches a crucial point.
posted by oh yeah! on Mar 28, 2016 at 6:25 PM - 5 comments

Elementary: You've Got Me, Who's Got You?  Season 4, Episode 17

When a vigilante dressed as a comic book hero is murdered, it's up to Holmes and Watson to find the man's true identity and locate his killer; Morland tries to charm Watson into doing him a favor.
posted by oh yeah! on Mar 21, 2016 at 4:06 PM - 8 comments

Elementary: Hounded  Season 4, Episode 16

Holmes and Watson investigate the death of a wealthy businessman who a witness claims was chased down by a large glowing animal; Sherlock believes ME Hawes' work may be compromised because of the trauma caused by the morgue bombing.
posted by oh yeah! on Mar 11, 2016 at 5:30 AM - 6 comments

Elementary: Up to Heaven and Down to Hell  Season 4, Episode 15

When Watson runs into Greyson and his girlfriend, she accidentally causes problems in their relationship; a woman who willed her considerable estate to a beloved dog is murdered.
posted by oh yeah! on Mar 4, 2016 at 5:34 AM - 10 comments

Elementary: Who Is That Masked Man  Season 4, Episode 14

Sherlock's investigation into the attempt on Morland's life strains their relationship; truths about Sherlock's mother are revealed. The murders of three Triad members lead to a surprising suspect.
posted by oh yeah! on Feb 27, 2016 at 6:34 AM - 5 comments

Elementary: A Study in Charlotte  Season 4, Episode 13

A botany professor and a group of students are murdered with poisonous mushrooms; Joan makes a discovery about her neighbor.
posted by oh yeah! on Feb 19, 2016 at 5:16 PM - 9 comments

Elementary: A View With a Room  Season 4, Episode 12

Holmes is asked to orchestrate a perfect heist in a drug-dealing biker gang's heavily armed and virtually impenetrable compound; Watson makes a discovery about Holmes.
posted by oh yeah! on Feb 12, 2016 at 5:31 AM - 13 comments

Elementary: Down Where the Dead Delight  Season 4, Episode 11

Watson and Holmes must look for a killer without any physical evidence to assist them; Watson is asked to consult on a case by a detective who has a grudge against her.
posted by oh yeah! on Feb 5, 2016 at 6:04 PM - 6 comments

Elementary: Alma Matters  Season 4, Episode 10

Holmes and Watson learn that Morland has been keeping a secret that puts their safety at risk; two murders are connected to a for-profit college that utilizes illegal recruitment practices.
posted by oh yeah! on Jan 29, 2016 at 8:15 PM - 9 comments

Elementary: Murder Ex Machina  Season 4, Episode 9

Holmes and Watson pursue a computer hacker responsible for three murders, including the murder of a visiting Russian billionaire.
posted by oh yeah! on Jan 22, 2016 at 12:59 PM - 8 comments

Elementary: A Burden of Blood  Season 4, Episode 8

Holmes and Watson investigate a homicide in which the victim was murdered in a manner reminiscent of crimes committed by an infamous and already incarcerated serial killer. Meanwhile, Bell gets tutored by Joan and Sherlock for a police sergeant's exam that could lead to a promotion and a post at another precinct.
posted by filthy light thief on Jan 15, 2016 at 7:02 AM - 11 comments

Elementary: Miss Taken  Season 4, Episode 7

Watson is furious when she learns that her stepfather has written a novel based on her work with Holmes; a retired FBI agent is murdered.
posted by oh yeah! on Jan 8, 2016 at 5:40 AM - 12 comments

Elementary: The Cost of Doing Business  Season 4, Episode 6

Moreland offers to pose as one of his son's irregular consultants in order to help Sherlock and Joan solve a case.
posted by oh yeah! on Dec 18, 2015 at 7:11 AM - 13 comments

Elementary: The Games Underfoot  Season 4, Episode 5

Holmes and Watson think an archeologist was murdered for what he found during an excavation in a local landfill; Sherlock and Alfredo's relationship hits a rough patch.
posted by oh yeah! on Dec 11, 2015 at 6:38 PM - 5 comments

Elementary: All My Exes Live in Essex  Season 4, Episode 4

When a fertility lab technician is murdered, details regarding her secret personal life are revealed--leading to several possible suspects; Watson is investigated by an NYPD detective.
posted by oh yeah! on Nov 27, 2015 at 4:25 AM - 11 comments

Elementary: Tag, You're Me  Season 4, Episode 3

Holmes and Watson are back with the NYPD, just like that. Their first case back is about two dead men who look remarkably alike, which leads to a recently thawed cold missing person case and a tech company that specializes on facial recognition. And Sherlock's father, Morland, is still in New York for reasons not wholly clear (yet).
posted by filthy light thief on Nov 21, 2015 at 10:02 AM - 3 comments

Elementary: Evidence of Things Not Seen  Season 4, Episode 2

When Morland offers to use his influence to have Sherlock and Joan reinstated as consultants to the NYPD, Sherlock's mistrust of his father makes him question his motivation to help.
posted by oh yeah! on Nov 14, 2015 at 5:28 PM - 6 comments

Elementary: The Past Is Parent  Season 4, Episode 1

Joan and Sherlock investigate the case of a missing woman who was thought to have been killed by her husband; Morland Holmes is determined to do whatever it takes to straighten out his estranged son's life.
posted by oh yeah! on Nov 6, 2015 at 4:39 AM - 9 comments

Elementary: A Controlled Descent  Season 3, Episode 24

When Alfredo, Holmes' former recovery sponsor, suddenly vanishes, Watson and Holmes must determine if he has been abducted or suffered a relapse. (Season Finale)
posted by oh yeah! on May 14, 2015 at 8:03 PM - 10 comments

Elementary: Absconded  Season 3, Episode 23

A researcher who was investigating honey bee colony collapses is killed; Capt. Greyson asks Watson for help with an unofficial investigation that helps him make a decision.
posted by oh yeah! on May 9, 2015 at 10:15 AM - 5 comments

Elementary: The Best Way Out Is Always Through  Season 3, Episode 22

After a judge is murdered, Holmes and Watson must find the top suspect, an escaped convict; Holmes causes problems for Detective Bell after he uses deductive reasoning on Bell's new relationship.
posted by oh yeah! on May 1, 2015 at 6:47 PM - 4 comments

Elementary: Under My Skin  Season 3, Episode 21

When two paramedics are killed during a kidnapping, Holmes and Watson join the search for the killer and the woman who was abducted; information comes to light that strains Alfredo and Holmes' relationship.
posted by oh yeah! on Apr 26, 2015 at 8:04 AM - 6 comments

Elementary: A Stitch in Time  Season 3, Episode 20

Holmes and Watson investigate the murder of a professional skeptic who debunked paranormal, religious and scientific frauds for a living. The pieces lead them to a potential threat to homeland security. Meanwhile, Gregson's daughter, Hannah, asks Joan for help with a case.
posted by filthy light thief on Apr 19, 2015 at 4:15 PM - 8 comments

Elementary: One Watson, One Holmes  Season 3, Episode 19

Holmes and Watson are drawn into an Internet war when a member of an anonymous hacker group is murdered.
posted by oh yeah! on Apr 10, 2015 at 8:05 PM - 4 comments

Elementary: The View From Olympus  Season 3, Episode 18

A city cab driver intentionally runs over a driver who works for a ridesharing company; one of Sherlock's casual romances becomes complicated.
posted by oh yeah! on Apr 3, 2015 at 5:54 AM - 5 comments

Elementary: T-Bone and the Iceman  Season 3, Episode 17

A murder victim turns out to have been instantly frozen at the time of her death; Watson is forced to have an awkward conversation with her brother after learning he is having an affair.
posted by oh yeah! on Mar 13, 2015 at 5:26 AM - 4 comments

Elementary: For All You Know  Season 3, Episode 16

Holmes investigates himself when he becomes a suspect in a murder that took place during the height of his addiction; clues make Holmes question his innocence.
posted by oh yeah! on Mar 7, 2015 at 6:23 AM - 5 comments

Elementary: When Your Number's Up  Season 3, Episode 15

A killer leaves an envelope of cash on her victims; Watson moves back to the brownstone.
posted by oh yeah! on Feb 21, 2015 at 6:05 PM - 5 comments

Elementary: The Female of the Species  Season 3, Episode 14

Joan deals with the death of Andrew, and re-examines her self-identity. Sherlock and Detective "I have a first name, y'know" Bell visit the zoo. An old nemesis makes a brief appearance. [more inside]
posted by soundguy99 on Feb 14, 2015 at 7:20 AM - 8 comments

Elementary: Hemlock  Season 3, Episode 13

With Kitty gone from his brownstone, Sherlock finds himself in the doldrums, digging through old cold case files and talking to a variety of people to keep his interest. When the wife of a lawyer shows up and wants Sherlock to do his "P.I. stuff" on her possibly cheating husband who she hasn't seen in 48 hours, Sherlock agrees to take on the missing person case to get out of his slump, pulling Joan into the case. While working together, Sherlock comments on Joan's dissatisfaction with her relationship with Andrew, which Joan tries to dismiss. And then the case takes some twists and turns, as does Joan's relationship with Andrew.
posted by filthy light thief on Feb 6, 2015 at 8:56 PM - 9 comments

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