Sherlock Holmes

Elementary – The Illustrious Client

by Alan Rapp on January 24, 2015

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Elementary - The Illustrious Client

Since her introduction as Sherlock Holmes‘ (Jonny Lee Miller) new protege in the Third Season premiere we’ve been left to wonder the exact nature of the traumatic events which caused Kitty (Ophelia Lovibond) to meet the famous detective in London and convince him to take the smart but troubled young woman under his wing. After being teased with offhand remarks and brief mentions about her assault and kidnapping the other shoe finally drops when the body of a new victim shows up in New York with the same distinct scars Kitty still carries on her back.

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Elementary – Seed Money

by Alan Rapp on January 18, 2015

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Elementary - Seed Money

While learning Watson (Lucy Liu) is taking a job as an investigator for an insurance company and while contemplating promoting Kitty (Ophelia Lovibond) from protege to his new partner, Holmes and friends investigate the murder of a highly-skilled bioengineer whose talents ran from cloning a near-extinct flower and supplying a local gang with marijuana.

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Elementary – The Eternity Injection

by Alan Rapp on January 11, 2015

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Elementary - The Eternity Injection

While looking into the disappearance of an old acquaintance of Watson (Lucy Liu), Sherlock Holmes (Jonny Lee Miller) uncovers other victims killed due to their involvement in an illegal drug trial. Piecing together the clues from the nurse’s notes and the victims’ brain damage, Holmes and Watson work backward to find the man (Dakin Matthews) responsible for the trial and the murders needed to cover up his attempt to stave off his impending death a bit longer.

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Elementary – End of Watch

by Alan Rapp on December 22, 2014

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Elementary - End of Watch

The murder of a police officer brings all of the department’s resources to bear including Sherlock Holmes (Jonny Lee Miller), Watson (Lucy Liu), and Kitty (Ophelia Lovibond) who uncover some unsettling news about the victim’s drug habit and the lengths he took to try and pay for it. When a second patrolmen is killed soon after, with no ties to the now disgraced first victim, Holmes and his team work to find a connection and uncover what is really going on.

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  • 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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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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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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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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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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