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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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Robert Doherty
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Jonny Lee Miller ...  Sherlock Holmes 143 episodes, 2012-2019
Lucy Liu ...  Dr. Joan Watson / ... 143 episodes, 2012-2019
Jon Michael Hill ...  Detective Marcus Bell 141 episodes, 2012-2019
Aidan Quinn ...  Captain Thomas Gregson 141 episodes, 2012-2018
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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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The investigation turns inward... (season 4) See more »

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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Release Date:

27 September 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Elementary See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA See more »

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Dolby Digital

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

The creators of this show reportedly went to great lengths to potential copyright issues with the British series Sherlock (2010), which also re-tells the story of Holmes in a contemporary setting. One visual cue included as a nod to the British series is Holmes' scarf, which is worn the same way as it is in "Sherlock". See more »

Goofs

Clyde is sometimes incorrectly referred to as a turtle. However, in some episodes he is correctly referred to as a tortoise. See more »

Quotes

Sherlock Holmes: I expect nothing, which is why I am such an exceptional detective.
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Muttering
3 November 2016 | by larry-millerSee all my reviews

The lead actors are serious actors. But Jonny, seems to my aging ears, mutters a lot, buries his words in his head voice, and not all his dialogue is easy to hear. I wonder if that is part of the recording process and I sometimes have that problem with Lucy as well on this program.Then to make it worse, even in early segments, there is unrelated music in the background adding nothing dramatically, but compounding the muttering problem. CBS seems to add this music on other shows as well while other broadcasters do not, to their benefit. Since much of the drama of the show is Jonny Lee/Sherlock's thought process, and that is at the heart of the character's intrigue, this loss of vocal clarity is self-destructive. I wonder what others think.


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