Sherlock Holmes

  • Title: Elementary – The Adventure of the Nutmeg Concoction
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Elementary - The Adventure of the Nutmeg Concoction

While running into an old flame that makes her reconsider her current long-distance relationship, Watson (Lucy Liu) helps Sherlock Holmes (Jonny Lee Miller) and Kitty (Ophelia Lovibond) on a case of a missing woman which becomes far more interesting than it initially appears. Connecting the disappearance of their client’s sister with several other unsolved crimes, all of which share one bizarre common characteristic (an odor of nutmeg found at the crime scene), Holmes deduces they aren’t looking for a single killer but an expert cleaner destroying any evidence of a crime scene the police might otherwise find.

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Elementary – Rip Off

by Alan Rapp on December 1, 2014

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  • Title: Elementary – Rip Off
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Elementary - Rip Off

In the only episode of the series not to feature Lucy Liu as Joan Watson, Sherlock Holmes (Jonny Lee Miller) and Kitty (Ophelia Lovibond) consult on a case involving the death of a small postal store owner whose severed hand was discovered on the street. After a little investigating the pair link the man’s death to illegal diamond smuggling, eventually uncovering the identity (and motive) of their killer.

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Elementary – Bella

by Alan Rapp on November 24, 2014

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  • Title: Elementary – Bella
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Elementary - Bella

Sherlock Holmes (Jonny Lee Miller) accepts a case to look into the theft of an artificial intelligence known as “Bella.” More interested in the software itself, and disproving it as legitimate A.I., Holmes passes off most of the legwork involving the theft and eventual murder of one of Bella’s creators to Kitty (Ophelia Lovibond) and Watson (Lucy Liu) while he becomes obsessed with testing the machine.

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Elementary – Just a Regular Irregular

by Alan Rapp on November 14, 2014

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  • Title: Elementary – Just a Regular Irregular
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Elementary - Just a Regular Irregular

While continuing to develop Kitty‘s (Ophelia Lovibond) relationships to both Sherlock Holmes (Jonny Lee Miller) and Watson (Lucy Liu), “Just a Regular Irregular” returns Rich Sommer as often-shirtless mathematician Harlan Emple who stumbles upon a dead body while playing a complicated mathematical game. When others involved in the game start turning up dead as well, Holmes and Watson agree to work together to piece together a motive for the crimes which are being committed a dedicated killer obsessed with hunting down an anonymous math blogger who is threatening the man’s livelihood.

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Elementary – The Five Orange Pipz

by Alan Rapp on November 10, 2014

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  • Title: Elementary – The Five Orange Pipz
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Elementary - The Five Orange Pipz

The latest episode of Elementary, while taking its name and set-up from a Sir Arthur Conan Doyle story, offers a mystery involving the death of a toy manufacturer (whose popular toy killed a handful of children) as well as the murder of the man’s attorney, offers several false leads and red herrings for both Holmes and Watson as each of the former partners takes one of the victims for themselves, later coming together when the motive proves too elusive for either to solve on their own.

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  • Title: Elementary – Enough Nemesis to Go Around
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Elementary - Enough Nemesis to Go Around

Eight months after Sherlock Holmes (Jonny Lee Miller) left New York without even a farewell to begin working for MI6, the Third Season of Elementary picks up with his return. In his absence Watson (Lucy Liu) has carved out her own thriving consulting detective office, although she has struggled for months bringing down the new head of a local crime family (Gina Gershon). Holmes’ sudden return is met with surprise rather than joy, as is the news that he has taken on a new protege (Ophelia Lovibond) whose own backstory and motives remain murky at this point.

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Elementary – The Complete Second Season

by Alan Rapp on August 26, 2014

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  • Title: Elementary – Season Two
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Elementary - The Complete Second SeasonElementary‘s Second Season continued to build on the modern day Sherlock Holmes‘ (Jonny Lee Miller) adventures in New York City by introducing new versions of classic characters, returning “The Woman” (Natalie Dormer) to trouble the detective once more, and offering plenty of mysteries for Holmes and Joan Watson (Lucy Liu) to solve.

Highlights include Holmes’ return to London and introduction of Lestrade (Sean Pertwee) and Mycroft Holmes (Rhys Ifans) in the season premiere, murders surrounding an unsolvable mathematical problem, a murder from Holmes past effecting a current case, Watson discovering a link between Holmes and a girlfriend, the arrival in New York of the woman (Olivia d’Abo) who came between the Holmes brothers, Holmes considering returning to London, Holmes working to set things right after he frees a murderer from a frame job he deserved, the attack on Detective Bell (Jon Michael Hill) which threatens the man’s career and friendship with Holmes, and a dinosaur.

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  • Title: Elementary – The Grand Experiment
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Believing Mycroft‘s (Rhys Ifans) handler Sharington (Ralph Brown) to be the mole and the man framing his brother for his crimes, publicly Sherlock Holmes (Jonny Lee Miller) condemns Mycroft to MI:6 while sequestering Mycroft and working alongside Watson (Lucy Liu) to find a way to prove his brother’s innocence (even when every bit of evidence gathered only makes him appear more guilty).

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Elementary – Art in the Blood

by Alan Rapp on May 10, 2014

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  • Title: Elementary – Art in the Blood
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“British Intelligence isn’t here to arrest me. I am British Intelligence.”

Elementary - Art in the Blood

Following the fallout of last week’s episode, Mycroft (Rhys Ifans) is forced to come clean to both Sherlock Holmes (Jonny Lee Miller) and Watson (Lucy Liu) about his role as a “sort of clearinghouse for MI:6.” Still stunned by the news, Holmes’ meeting with Mycroft’s handler (Ralph Brown) results in the consulting detective being hired by MI:6 to investigate the murder of a former bi-polar high-value asset. A trip to the morgue and the discovery of a dissected corpse missing both arms, confirms suspicions that the man’s death was anything but a simple robbery gone wrong.

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Elementary – Paint It Black

by Alan Rapp on May 3, 2014

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  • Title: Elementary – Paint It Black
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Elementary - Paint It Black

In an episode of that marks Lucy Liu‘s directorial debut, Sherlock Holmes (Jonny Lee Miller) and Mycroft (Rhys Ifans) are forced to work together when Watson (Liu) is abducted by members of the French criminal organization having clandestine meetings in his New York restaurant. In exchange for Joan’s safe return, Mycroft agrees to deliver them a missing banker and a list of secret accounts he stole shortly before his disappearance that everyone, including the NSA, would like to get their hands on.

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