Category Archives: Sherlock Holmes

Jonny Lee Miller is Sherlock Holmes in “Elementary”: Season Two, Episodes 10, 11, and 12 (2013) – reviewed by George

Episode 10: Tremors Holmes and Watson (Lucy Liu) consulted in a murder case involving a young woman in a clinical trial who was shotgunned in the chest precisely over the heart, reducing the organ to a thickish soup. They proved … Continue reading

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Jonny Lee Miller is Sherlock Holmes in “Elementary”: Season One, Episodes 22 and 23/24 (2013) – reviewed by George

Episode 22: Risk Management Moriarty, like Holmes, is nothing if not in love with what he views as his own superiority. He calls Holmes to tell him to investigate the murder of one Wallace Rourke in Brooklyn several moths ago. … Continue reading

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Jonny Lee Miller is Sherlock Holmes in “Elementary”, Season One, Episodes 19, 20, and 21 (2013) – reviewed by George

Episode 19: Snow Angels Sherlock and Joan get a roommate, Miss Hudson (hee-hee), played by Candis Cayne, who agrees to a certain amount of cleanup in exchange for a room, and they also get a case in the midst of … Continue reading

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Jonny Lee Miller is Sherlock Holmes in “Elementary”: Season One, Episodes 16, 17, and 18 (2013) – reviewed by George

Episode 16: Details Sherlock is testing Joan’s (Lucy Liu) ability to defend herself by throwing things at her when she’s not looking, etc., and Detective Marcus Bell (Jon Michael Hill) messages Captain Gregson (Aidan Quinn) from his car that he’s … Continue reading

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Jonny Lee Miller is Sherlock Holmes in “Elementary”: Season One, Episodes 13, 14, and 15 (2013) – reviewed by George

Episode 13: The Red Team While Holmes obsesses over the “figment” Moriarty, Joan (Lucy Liu) visits a therapist who tells her she has been living with Sherlock for a week unpaid. Leave, already! Joan says Sebastian Moran (I was right! … Continue reading

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Jonny Lee Miller is Sherlock Holmes in “Elementary” Season One: Episodes 7, 8, and 9 (2012) – reviewed by George

Episode 7: One Way to Get Off The title is only mysterious until you’ve seen the episode (or read this review). Murders are being performed exactly like a series of killings from 1999, but the original perp Victor Nardin (Stivi … Continue reading

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Jonny Lee Miller is Sherlock Holmes in Elementary: Season One, Episodes 4, 5, and 6 (2012) – reviewed by George

Episode 4: The Rat Race Sherlock (Jonny Lee Miller) and Joan (Lucy Liu), introduced as his assistant, are hired to find an executive (the COO) of a Fortune 500 company, but Sherlock does his background check before the first meeting … Continue reading

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Jonny Lee Miller is Sherlock Holmes in Elementary: Season One, Episodes 1, 2, and 3 (2012) – reviewed by George

Episode 1: Pilot Okay, in this iteration, which I am watching for the first time, Sherlock (Jonny Lee Miler) is a recovering addict who broke out of the treatment facility on the day he was to be released, and is … Continue reading

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Benedict Cumberbatch is Sherlock Holmes in “The Reichenbach Fall” (2011) – reviewed by George

This third and final episode of Season 2 has one of the cleverest scripts we’ve encountered in our trip through Holmes movies and TV. It is nothing short of amazing. The intelligence just shines on the screen and rivals Sherlock … Continue reading

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Benedict Cumberbatch is Sherlock Holmes in “The Hounds of Baskerville” (2011) – reviewed by George

A clever, clever script makes this update very special. It’s dark night, and a man is running panic-stricken through a forest. He is being pursued by a Canis something, large and growly. His young son is running ahead of him. … Continue reading

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