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and one of the biggest blowouts, too
Feb 04, 2014
News Briefs: Super Bowl XVIII Was the Most-Watched Telecast In History
Plus: David Schwimmer is schwimming back to TV, Scott Bakula is leaping back to TV, and Breaking Bad won some more awards.
upfronts 2013
May 15, 2013
CBS's 2013-2014 Schedule: New Nights for Person of Interest and Hawaii Five-0, More Comedy on Thursdays
Elsewhere, Mondays are mostly new and Wednesdays and Sundays are as familiar as ever.
Feb 13, 2016
Elementary "A View With A Room" Review: "Atypical"

"A View With A Room" was remarkable in several aspects. In my opinion Elementary has reached a landmark with it.

This review is about what makes me think so.

The writers of Elementary have always been good for not following the rules of common TV writing. With the introduction of Fiona as a love interest for Sherlock they consequently continue on that path; In my eyes for the better.

It is a risky business though as not a small number of viewers, especially the ones that still hoped for a reunion of Sherlock and Moriarty might be driven away. The fans of "Joanlock" are probably also not happy with this development.

Jonny Lee Miller shortly said in an Interview with the New York Post about the relationship between Holmes and Watson:

"There are some things you can play with ...
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Putting the puzzle together
Jun 26, 2015
Sherlock's father - What we know
Next season we will finally get to see Sherlock's father. And although we never met him, I think we already got a picture of him, because the authors gave us a lot of puzzle pieces to put it together. As they were scattered over three seasons and sometimes subtle I thought it would be nice to think back and collect everything before he appears on the scene.
  • He makes a date for a dinner with Joan and Sherlock. Sherlock says that his father wouldn't show. Joan thinks he just wants to avoid his dad and tells him that. Sherlock answers:

  • "My father does not care about me. He does what he does out of a sense of familial obligation. Big difference. Second, he does not care about you and what you think. Meeting with you would be a pure formality. He is a serial absentee. A pathological maker ...
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Opinions n' Things
Sep 17, 2012
The Staff Takes On the New Shows of Fall 2012
We've screened the premieres of nearly every new series to bring you our humble take on what's looking good, bad, average, and just plain ugly this fall.
upfronts 2015
May 13, 2015
CBS's 2015-2016 Schedule: CSI Is Ending, Person of Interest Held 'Til Midseason, and Supergirl Mondays
CBS will be comedy-free on Mondays for the first time in decades, and Bradley Cooper will recur on the Limitless adaptation.
Sep 29, 2013
Boys Will Be Boys: The Holmes Brothers
Elementary finally introduces Watson to the brother Sherlock never told her about. "Fattie" invades his sactum sanctorum, reveals the most embarrasing moments of their youth and gets along with their father, which makes the character as relateable as only a real brother would.

Its a treat to watch them rival over Joan, quarrel over life decisions, bicker over just about everything and be emotionally crippled to communicate with each other. I see the family resemblance too, Mycroft nails the earnest whisper move like only a Holmes would, he is uniquely drawn to Watson and his deductive skills prove remarkable to fix things with his brother.

Thing is, Mycroft was ill and, even at his worst, he couldn't bring himself to call Sherlock. He doesn't want that to happen again, ever. And following Watson's advice, he makes sure his brother listens: Sherlock blew up his wedding, so Mycroft ...Read more
(Space-) Time Continuum
Jan 10, 2015
Review: The Eternity Injection
I follow the Elementary writers on Twitter and they are “live-tweeting” most of the episodes. I can’t read the tweets live because I live in the wrong time zone, but if you are able to do so, you should. It’s really interesting. You often get “Behind the scenes” photos and information about VFX and other things.
I sometimes read some of the tweets before I watch the episode. This week it was Jeffrey Paul King’s turn and there was one statement that particularly caught my eye:

“I love this scene. If you’re an aspiring writer, this is the kind of work you should be copying. Nice work, Sweeny.”

Reading the comments I found out that it must be a monologue of Sherlock about sobriety being a leaky faucet and that the scene was obviously very moving.
After watching I can only agree.
The dialogues of Elementary ...Read more
happy soberversary, sherlock!
Apr 26, 2013
Elementary "Dead Man's Switch" Review: Risky Business (Blackmail, That Is)
All considered, this was a solid episode with some nice emotional speeches for the featured extras, a great moment for JLM, and another nice little vignette where he tried to get his sponsor to climb into the back of the car as an ersatz sensory deprivation chamber but instead Watson just called up a picture of the suspect on her phone like a normal person.
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Elementary is a CBS television series based on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes detective stories with contemporary twists. It stars Jonny Lee Miller as Holmes and Lucy Liu as Watson.

Airdate and Time History:
Season 1, 3 and 3: Thursdays at 10:00 pm
Season 4: episodes 1 through 16 Thursdays at 10:00pm, episodes 17 through 24 Sundays at 10:00pm
Season 5: Sundays at 10:00 pm
Season 6: Mondays at 10:00 pm