An Elementary Community
Thursday 10:00 PM on CBS
"I've come to appreciate the premise of partnership. It's far more intricate that I could have imagined. The very smallest gesture can speak volumes." - Jonny Lee Miller as Sherlock Holmes

For a man who believes marriage has outlasted its usefulness, the ultimate advocator of domestic partnership can't resist to help Captain Gregson out of a trial separation from his wife.

One can tell from the start affection isn't the problem between them; Mrs. Gregson asks the police to protect "Tommy" after she reduces the man looking for her husband, the Captain goes through the trouble to give her the man-hating-dog in order to send a message. And, as Holmes pointed out, his wife goes through the trouble to make diner for the one man Gregson hates, in order to get his attention.

For a man who believes domestic partnership is no better than a trial separation, Gregson also helps out Holmes and, much like the man-hating-dog, the most loathed piece of furniture is used to tell Watson the same message as the Captain to his wife: someone listens.


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