Sherlock Holmes

  • Title: Elementary – A Difference In Kind
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Elementary - A Difference In Kind

“A Difference In Kind” ends Elementary‘s Fourth Season on a bit of an anti-climactic note. Holmes (Jonny Lee Miller) and Watson (Lucy Liu) trace the bomb left in the brownstone to a rival (Roma Chugani) of Joshua Vikner (Tony Curran) within the remains of Moriarty‘s (Natalie Dormer) criminal empire. The cabal member will give given a look behind the curtain of the criminal empire thanks to the assistance of Morland Holmes (John Noble) who it turns out was the woman’s first choice for Moriarty’s replacement. More epilogue than climax, the episode features Holmes and Watson attempting to frame Vikner for a crime to remove him from office while Morland strikes a more permanent deal, both to save his son and cripple Moriarty’s network.

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  • Title: Elementary – The Invisible Hand
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Elementary – The Invisible Hand

Another attempt on his father’s life confirms Sherlock Holmes‘ (Jonny Lee Miller) suspicions that the group responsible is the shadow organization once run by Jamie Moriarty (Natalie Dormer). Although Moriarty does not appear in the episode, in scouring through her possible former lieutenants Holmes and Watson come across mathematics professor Joshua Vikner (Tony Curran) who fits the more classic mold of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s original Moriarty. Without incriminating himself, the man admits to Holmes and Watson his connection to Moriarty and her former organization as the episode offers a pair of scenes for the detective and the villain to discuss the situation in which they find themselves.

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Elementary – Turn it Upside Down

by Alan Rapp on April 26, 2016

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  • Title: Elementary – Turn it Upside Down
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Elementary - Turn it Upside Down

When Watson‘s (Lucy Liu) inside man turns up dead Morland Holmes (John Noble) becomes Sherlock Holmes‘ (Jonny Lee Miller) prime suspect. After fuming at Watson for keeping such a dangerous secret from him for weeks, Sherlock jumps into the case and, despite what he may wish to be true, quickly proves his father wasn’t behind the hiring of an amateur hitman (Yul Vazquez). The truth, however, will shock him as the show teases the possible return of a fan-favorite character in the season’s remaining two episodes.

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  • Title: Elementary – Ain’t Nothing Like The Real Thing
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Elementary - Ain't Nothing Like The Real Thing

Holmes (Jonny Lee Miller) and Watson (Lucy Liu) are called in to investigate the odd occurrence of a staged fake murder leading to a double homicide. Th unusual staging of the crime scene, first by the victims and later by the killer offers an unique puzzle for the detectives to unravel. It’s the B-story involving Watson’s investigation into Morland Holmes (John Noble) which will prove to have more serious consequences for everyone involved.

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  • Title: Elementary – All In
  • Title: Elementary – Art Imitates Art
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Elementary - All In / Art Imitates Art

Elementary‘s two-hour event offers us two separate episodes connected by Watson‘s (Lucy Liu) discovery that she has a half-sister (Samantha Quan) who, while lying about her true connection to Joan becomes a client in need of Holmes (Jonny Lee Miller) and Watson’s help in “All In” when the real estate agent’s illegal poker game gets her marked for death. “Art Imitates Art” is only connected to the first episode through its B-story where Joan’s natural curiosity about her father and new half-sister creates conflict between the pair.

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