Previously on Elementary: Art in the Blood. I don’t think I’ve ever felt so ambiguous about an episode of Elementary before. Speaking in terms of narrative, it’s refreshing that the classical detective story doesn’t always end with a happy ending and society’s mores restored. That’s the core of the Classical English Detective story, and it’s […]Read More Elementary: Season Finale — The Grand Experiment.
Previously on Elementary: The Hound of the Cancer Cells. Season 2, Episode 19: The Many Mouths of Aaron Colville Both this and the next episode touch deeply personal facets of Joan and Sherlock’s lives. In The Many Mouths of Aaron Colville, Joan is confronted with a case, a patient, that as been weighing on her […]Read More Elementary: the Pre-Finale Catch-up Post!
Previously on Elementary: Ears to You. Loaning bits and pieces from The Hound of the Baskervilles, this episode doesn’t just give us a really creepy pre-credits murder sequence, but also a more than welcome look at what’s not only the sleek and sophisticated parts of town and hunting grounds for criminals. And then, at the […]Read More Elementary: The Hound of the Cancer Cells.
Previously on Elementary: The One Percent Solution. What this episode does, for me, is highlight why this Gareth Lestrade is a prat and a dick, and why we’re all glad to be rid of him. What this episode also does is annoy me that he gets room and board long enough to get his shit […]Read More Elementary: Ears to You.
Previously on Elementary: Corpse de Ballet. In this episode, you get to watch the writers and cast have a lot of fun as they get as many ‘cocks’ past the censors as humanly possible.Read More Elementary: The One Percent Solution.
Previously on Elementary: Dead Clade Walking. The — aside from the wonderfully unperturbed handling of gender-flexible sexual and/or relationships — relatively uninspired case of a dead ballerina was accompanied by a better look at Joan’s life, values, and motivations; as well as a heartwarming example of the depth of her connection with Sherlock.Read More Elementary: Corpse de Ballet.
Previously on Elementary: All in the Family. Ancient dinosaur bones aside, this new episode presents you with the conundrum entitled, “Sherlock Holmes and the Caring Lark.”Read More Elementary: Dead Clade Walking.
Previously on Elementary: The Diabolical Kind. Welcome home, Detective Marcus Bell. To assuage the worries of many Elementary fans: no, Jon Michael Hill is not leaving, and either is his character.Read More Elementary: All in the Family.
Previously on Elementary: Internal Audit. “You look tired.” “You look evil.” And thus, with the story of Sherlock Holmes, consulting detective and bona fide genius, becomes a conversation between women. An intelligent conversation based on wit and deception and morality — not petty jealousy or cat-fighting.Read More Elementary: The Diabolical Kind
Previously on Elementary: Tremors. Even as he’s clinging to the fact that he did nothing wrong, Sherlock just can’t seem to shake that guilt that he’s been feeling ever since Bell got shot. Wind him up and watch him go…Read More Elementary review: Internal Audit.
Previously on Elementary: On the Line. Remember how, a couple of weeks ago, I was so happy about Gregson, Bell, Joan, and Sherlock closing ranks and becoming a family? Yeah, well. In Tremors, the writers took it upon themselves to reset the clock.Read More Elementary review: Tremors.
Previously on Elementary: Blood Is Thicker. Following a scenario paying homage to The Problem of Thor Bridge, Sherlock and the team discover that Lucas Bundsch may not have shot Samantha Wabash, but he sure as bullets killed her sister. The hunt for the serial killer is on.Read More Elementary: On the Line.