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  • TV-14
  • 2012
  • 7 Seasons
  • 7.9  (118,384)

Elementary is a crime drama television series that aired on CBS for seven seasons, from 2012 to 2019. The show is a modern take on the classic detective stories of Sherlock Holmes, with the iconic detective played by Jonny Lee Miller, and his partner in crime-solving, Dr. Joan Watson, played by Lucy Liu.

The series follows Holmes as he navigates his way through the bustling streets of New York City, where he is hired by the NYPD to help them solve complex criminal cases. Throughout the show, Holmes and Watson team up to solve a variety of cases, from murders to thefts and everything in between. As they work together, they develop a powerful bond and become close friends, supporting each other through the ups and downs of their work and personal lives.

Aidan Quinn stars as Captain Tobias "Toby" Gregson, the commanding officer of the NYPD's 11th precinct and Holmes' primary contact in the department. Jon Michael Hill plays Detective First Grade Marcus Bell, a rising star in the department who becomes friends with Holmes and Watson and becomes an integral part of their team.

John Noble appears as Sherlock's estranged father Morland Holmes, a wealthy business magnate who comes to New York to help his son solve a high-stakes case. Erik Jensen plays Dr. Eugene Hawes, a brilliant surgeon who becomes involved in one of Holmes and Watson's cases. Linda Emond stars as Mary Watson, Dr. Watson's stepmother who becomes a close confidant to both Holmes and Watson.

Other notable guest stars include Ato Essandoh, who plays Alfredo Llamosa, a former drug addict who becomes Holmes' mentor and friend; Natalie Dormer, who plays Irene Adler, a love interest and adversary for Sherlock; Vinnie Jones, who plays Sebastian Moran, a notorious criminal and former associate of Holmes'; and David Costabile, who plays Mycroft Holmes, Sherlock's older brother.

Throughout its run, Elementary earned critical acclaim for its clever writing, dynamic characters, and engaging storytelling. The show's unique take on the Sherlock Holmes mythos found a loyal audience, and its depiction of disability and addiction garnered praise from advocacy groups. With its blend of crime-solving, mystery, and character drama, Elementary remains a beloved entry in the crime drama genre.

Elementary is a series that is currently running and has 7 seasons (154 episodes). The series first aired on September 27, 2012.

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Their Last Bow
13. Their Last Bow
August 15, 2019
Amidst Holmes and Watson's battle with tech billionaire Odin Reichenbach, the investigators receive word of their old enemy and Sherlock's former love, Jamie Moriarty.
Reichenbach Falls
12. Reichenbach Falls
August 8, 2019
Tech billionaire Odin Reichenbach inadvertently provides Holmes and Watson with a lead that could give them evidence that brings him to justice.
11. Unfriended
August 1, 2019
Holmes and Watson join forces with Holmes' father, Morland, to enlist his vast criminal network to help disassemble tech billionaire Odin Reichenbach's crime prevention system.
The Latest Model
10. The Latest Model
July 25, 2019
Holmes and Watson receive a shocking request to collaborate from their foe, Odin Reichenbach, when the tech billionaire asks them to test his new crime prevention system. Tasked with investigating someone the program predicts will soon commit a crime, the duo worries Odin will take drastic action before they conclude their inquiry.
On the Scent
9. On the Scent
July 18, 2019
Holmes and Watson work to determine if a long dormant serial killer has resurfaced in the wake of a sculptor's murder in New York City. Also, Watson suspects Holmes is keeping something from her regarding tech billionaire Odin Reichenbach.
Miss Understood
8. Miss Understood
July 11, 2019
Holmes and Watson search for an ulterior motive when Cassie Lenue, a brilliant young criminal they helped put in prison, seeks their help in solving a murder.
From Russia with Drugs
7. From Russia with Drugs
July 4, 2019
Holmes and Watson investigate the murder of a criminal who made his living by stealing from other criminals. Also, when Captain Gregson resumes leadership of the precinct, he suspects his interim replacement, Captain Dwyer, is responsible for one of his best detective's suspicious departure.
Command: Delete
6. Command: Delete
June 27, 2019
« Previous Ep. Next Ep. » Tech billionaire Odin Reichenbach presents Holmes and Watson with an extraordinary offer to help him with a program that can predict future crimes. Also, Holmes and Watson assist Bell when he tries to prevent a future crime of his own, as he races to locate a fellow NYPD officer planning a sniper shooting.
Into the Woods
5. Into the Woods
June 20, 2019
Tech billionaire Odin Reichenbach hires Holmes and Watson to investigate a personal threat he suspects originated from within his own company. Also, Holmes and Watson search for a motive behind three seemingly unconnected murders.
Red Light, Green Light
4. Red Light, Green Light
June 13, 2019
An explosion at a traffic stop puts Holmes and Watson on two separate tracks of investigation as they try to determine whether the attack was gang-related or a terrorist attack. Also, Holmes and Watson suspect there is more for them to discover regarding the recent attack on someone within their inner circle.
The Price of Admission
3. The Price of Admission
June 6, 2019
Holmes takes extreme measures to secure his return to New York when he leans on his father's disreputable connections to aid his legal re-entry into the United States. Also, while Holmes looks for a way back to the United States, Watson helps the NYPD investigate a murder at a storage facility that caters to wealthy clients with items they want hidden from U.S. Customs.
2. Gutshot
May 30, 2019
Holmes and Watson try to work a stateside investigation from London when someone close to them is gravely wounded by an unknown perpetrator in the United States. However, Holmes' stateside legal trouble
The Further Adventures
1. The Further Adventures
May 23, 2019
Holmes and Watson's new careers as consultants for Scotland Yard in London take them inside the tabloid journalism industry when a popular model is the victim of an acid attack. Also, as Watson grows increasingly homesick for New York, Captain Gregson is wracked with guilt over his unresolved rift with his former consultants.
Where to Watch Elementary
Elementary is available for streaming on the CBS website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Elementary on demand at Amazon, Hulu, Vudu, Microsoft Movies & TV, Google Play and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    September 27, 2012
  • IMDB Rating
    7.9  (118,384)