Elementary (2012–2019)
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Art Imitates Art 

Holmes and Watson investigate the murder of a young woman whose college selfie was turned into a piece of contemporary art. Watson tries to get closer to her half-sister.


Ron Fortunato


Robert Doherty (created by), Arika Lisanne Mittman


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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
Luna Lauren Velez ... Zoe Mercado (as Luna Velez)
Samantha Quan ... Lin Wen
Christina Cox ... Christa Pullman
Jason Dirden ... Keith Elliot
Margo Seibert ... Amanda Neal
Tijuana Ricks ... Teri
Quentin Mare ... Ephraim Hill
Evan Hall ... Louis Bowman
Lauren Culpepper ... Skyden
Victoria Janicki ... Phoebe Elliot
Zanny Laird ... Marissa Kagan


Watson tries to process that she has a sister. She and Sherlock get a case, a girl was shot and then taken somewhere else. Watson thinks she knows her, she later recalls that the girl's picture is in some gallery where selfies are exhibited. They learn that some of the people whose pictures are in the gallery don't like it. And they talk to one of them who took some pictures of the pictures being exhibited. When Sherlock sees the victim's picture he says that the one is the gallery is not the original. They learn someone broke in and took some pictures but Sherlock thinks it was a cover to hide that they took the girl's picture and replaced it. Sherlock thinks that in the corner of the original picture is a faint shot of a man and it turns out that it's a man who was convicted of murder two years ago. But the picture shows that he was there at the time of the murder. So they talk to the prosecutor who maintains that he is guilty because of DNA evidence. Sherlock then investigates and ... Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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Crime | Drama | Mystery



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Lauren Velez's twin sister, Lorraine Velez, also guest starred in an episode of Elementary, in the previous season. See more »


Sherlock Holmes: The rise of social media has created a generation of narcissists eager to offer up their private images for public consumption. Like peacocks spreading their tails, such displays, whilst feeding self-esteem, also risk attracting the attention of predators.
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10 April 2016 (USA) See more »

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New York City, New York, USA See more »

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16:9 HD
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