Category Archives: Sherlock Holmes

Jonny Lee Miller is Sherlock Holmes in “Elementary”, Season 6, Episodes 1, 2, and 3 (2018) – reviewed by George

Episode 1: An Infinite Capacity for Taking Pains Sammy Olivetti (Trevor Van Uden), a man with tons of tattoos, goes downstairs in his apartment and does not turn on any lights. He is gobsmacked with something, and there’s a blood … Continue reading

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Johnny Depp is the voice of “Sherlock Gnomes” (2018) – reviewed by George

This marvelous CGI animated feature stars Gnomeo and Juliet (James McAvoy and Emily Blunt) and Sherlock Gnomes and Watson (Johnny Depp and Chiwetel Ejiofor), and makes some interesting comparisons between the two couples. There’s also Moriarty, a devilish cherub voiced … Continue reading

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Benedict Cumberbatch is Sherlock Holmes in Sherlock, Season 4, Episode 3 (2017) – reviewed by George

“The Final Problem” When this was broadcast on PBS I did not watch, but assumed that since in the original Doyle works this title is used for the Reichenbach Falls story, that Holmes would appear to die at the end … Continue reading

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Benedict Cumberbatch is Sherlock Holmes in “Sherlock” Season 4, Episode 2, The Lying Detective (2017) – reviewed by George

John (Martin Freeman) misses Mary (Amanda Abbington) terribly and talks to her, even though when she replies she says things like “You know this isn’t real, John. I’m dead.” Even at his therapist’s he addresses his answers to Mary, who … Continue reading

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Benedict Cumberbatch is Sherlock Holmes in “Sherlock”, Season 4, Episode 1: The Six Thatchers (2017) – reviewed by George

The last time we saw Sherlock he was being flown into permanent exile, but….he received a weird reprieve. Now in a meeting where Mycroft (Mark Gatiss) struggles to maintain calm and order, Sherlock has been joined by Lady Smallwood (Lindsay … Continue reading

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Jonny Lee Miller is Sherlock Holmes in “Elementary”: Season 5, Episodes 22, 23, and 24 (2017) – reviewed by George

Episode 22: Moving Targets A husband and wife are listening to Sherlock, Joan (Lucy Liu), and Capt. Gregson (Aidan Quinn) list the evidence against them in a ┬ámurder case. There’s a brief pause and the wife pipes up, “Alec shot … Continue reading

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Jonny Lee Miller is Sherlock Holmes in “Elementary”: Season 5, Episodes 20 and 21 (2017) – reviewed by George

Episode 20: The Art of Sleights and Deception Remember Roy Booker, the ex-husband of ADA Chantal Milner (Played by Robert Christopher Riley and Chasten Harmon)? Well, don’t forget. At the precinct Joan (Lucy Liu) glances through the glass “window” of … Continue reading

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Jonny Lee Miller is Sherlock Holmes in “Elementary”: Season 5, Episodes 17, 18, and 19 (2017) – Reviewed by George

Episode 17: The Ballad of Lady Frances While Sherlock is teaching Shinwell (Nelsan Ellis) to shift focus quickly, the city’s new system for detecting gunshots, recording them (starting 20 seconds before they were heard), and then dispatching police to the … Continue reading

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Jonny Lee Miller is Sherlock Holmes in “Elementary”: Season 5, Episode 13, 14, 15, and 16 (2017) – reviewed by George

Episode 13: Over a Barrel January 2014: Joan Watson (Lucy Liu) opens the front door and finds a man, Jack Brunelle (Isiah Whitlock, Jr.), who is looking for Sherlock for help on a case. Eighteen months ago his son Connor … Continue reading

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Jonny Lee Miller is Sherlock Holmes in “Elementary”: Season 5, Episodes 10, 11, and 12 (2016 and 2017) – reviewed by George

Episode 10: Pick Your Poison Shinwell (Nelsan Ellis) shows his appreciation for Episode 9 by refinishing (and making really beautiful) a very old chess table from the basement of the brownstone. Sherlock is not happy, appreciative, or even mildly pleased. … Continue reading

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