Elementary: Season 1, Episode 13

The Red Team (31 Jan. 2013)

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Holmes discovers a man running an internet conspiracy site is dead. As he follows the chain of clues, he becomes aware of the "Red Team" and the trail leads him further down the rabbit hole than he ever imagined.



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While suspended from police consultancy, Holmes still keeps the force informed, despite their unwillingness to cooperate, about his discoveries in the case of crackpot conspiracy theories website administrator, who is found hanged at home. Holmes proves it's about a single credible theory, concerning the only never-published exercise of the War College's annual war game. Holmes fears that the six members of the Red team which devised the extreme war threat is being killed off and must work out, almost alone, why and by whom, which proves dangerous for him too. Written by KGF Vissers

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On the napkin Holmes retrieves from the rubbish bin after gathering the remains of The Red Team at the police station, it states that he should find a captain, code name Yossarian. Captain Yossarian is of course the name of the main character in Joseph Heller's 1961 classic 'Catch 22'. See more »


During a verbal exchange outside the police interrogation room, Watson is standing to one side of a drink machine as Holmes speaks to her. Holmes walks toward Watson and she is standing near the center of the machine. When the camera flashes back to a close up of Watson, she's back to her original spot. There would have been no time nor reason for her to step back and then forward. See more »


Captain Thomas Gregson: You don't let anyone into your life who isn't constantly concerned with you - what kind of mood you're in, whether you're gettin' high or not, whether you're gonna work like an adult or throw a temper tantrum.
[Lengthy pause]
Captain Thomas Gregson: [whispers] You know what? Most of the time, you're worth it, because you *are* special. Damned if you don't know it, but you are. You wanna work cases? You're right. I can't say no.
[puts on coat]
Captain Thomas Gregson: Don't think for a minute that I'm ever gonna forget that you were plannin' to ...
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References Catch-22 (1970) See more »


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