Elementary (2012–2019)
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Dirty Laundry 

The manager of a high-end hotel that caters to diplomatic VIPs is found dead in the hotel's laundry. After first suspecting a connection to a prostitution ring, Holmes believes the answer lies in her treacherous past.

Director:

John David Coles

Writers:

Robert Doherty (created by) (as Rob Doherty), Liz Friedman | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Jonny Lee Miller ... Sherlock Holmes
Lucy Liu ... Dr. Joan Watson
Jon Michael Hill ... Detective Marcus Bell
Aidan Quinn ... Captain Thomas Gregson
Jake Weber ... Geoffrey Silver
Mark Moses ... Oliver Purcell
Melissa Farman ... Carly Purcell
Leigh Ann Larkin ... Harmony
Cynthia Darlow ... Mrs. Dean
Sam Freed ... Oliver's Lawyer
Simon Jutras Simon Jutras ... French Business Man
Arash Mokhtar ... Middle Eastern Diplomat #1
Al Nazemian ... Middle Eastern Diplomat #2
Jennifer Regan ... Agent Claudia Camden
Shirley Roeca ... Estella
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Storyline

Terri Purcell, manager of a luxury hotel with many diplomatic guests, has been killed there by both blow and stabbing. Sherlock works out she discretely facilitated Geoffrey Silver's call girls network, but didn't profit from it. Investigating her husband Oliver Purcell and their teenage daughter Carly, Sherlock finds it's rather about compromised national security and an ensuing family drama. Written by KGF Vissers

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Plot Keywords:

false identity | fall | See All (2) »

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Mystery

Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 January 2013 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Holmes mentions a "shoe with a phone in it." This is a reference to 'Get Smart,' a television comedy about spies in which a "shoe phone" was often used. See more »

Goofs

When rationalizing his messiness in a conversation with Watson, Sherlock erroneously attributes the discovery of penicillin to Andrew Fleming, rather than its actual discoverer Alexander Fleming. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Joan Watson: [Holmes is watching surveillance videos simultaneously on a half dozen monitors. Watson walks into the room behind him] Do I even want to know what happened?
Sherlock Holmes: You haven't missed a thing, more yak than shack so far. Curiously, many of the videos are entirely prostitute free.
Dr. Joan Watson: I meant the garbage.
[She points to the pile on the floor behind him]
Sherlock Holmes: Borrowed our neighbor's bin to test your theory about physical mess and its correlation to relapse. I've been sitting here for hours and I haven't felt any ...
[...]
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Connections

References The Manchurian Candidate (1962) See more »

Soundtracks

Elementary Main Theme
(uncredited)
Written by Sean Callery
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