Elementary (2012– )

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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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Season 4 Premiere

Thursday, November 5

Sherlock faces the consequences of his relapse, and his father arrives to try to fix the situation. Joan and Sherlock, trying to get back on NYPD's good side, search for a missing woman...

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Thursday, May 14
S3.E24 A Controlled Descent
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Holmes and Watson take on an investigation of a personal nature when Holmes' friend and former recovery sponsor Alfredo suddenly disappears.

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S3.E23 Absconded
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Series cast summary:
 Sherlock Holmes (73 episodes, 2012-2015)
 Dr. Joan Watson (73 episodes, 2012-2015)
 Captain Thomas Gregson (73 episodes, 2012-2015)
 Detective Marcus Bell (72 episodes, 2012-2015)


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

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New Holmes. New Watson. New York.


Crime | Drama | Mystery


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A recurring character in the show is detective Bell, a brilliant policeman with deductive powers of his own. This is a nod to Dr. Joseph Bell, a Scottish physician and professor, acquaintance of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, and the real life model for Sherlock Holmes. See more »


Sherlock Holmes: I expect nothing, which is why I am such an exceptional detective.
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It is getting better
25 January 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It is getting better as it progresses. They are moving beyond a simple police procedural. The crimes are getting more interesting. I like it. I don't compare it to the BBC Sherlock. For one thing, the latter isn't tied to the one hour episode with ads format.

I like the Holmes/Watson interaction, it's a challenge for them to keep the relationship on the right side (ie zero side)of romantic.

Holmes is the classic Aspergers dude. In true Simon Baron-Cohen mode here he's paired with a social radar. So I think the woman partner is, in fact, in keeping with the original SH spirit.

I hope a cable channel buys the rights for the next season so the series can advance in length and complexity of stories.

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