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Elementary

TV series Elementary on CBSNetwork: CBS
Episodes: Ongoing (hour)
Seasons: Ongoing

TV show dates: September 27, 2012 — present
Series status: Has not been cancelled

Performers include: Jonny Lee Miller, Lucy Liu, Aidan Quinn, and Jon Michael Hill.

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TV show description:
This TV series gives a new take on the classic Arthur Conan Doyle characters. It’s a modern-day drama about a crime-solving duo that cracks the NYPD’s most impossible cases.

Following his fall from grace in London and a stint in rehab, eccentric detective Sherlock Holmes (Jonny Lee Miller) escapes to Manhattan where his wealthy father forces him to live with his worst nightmare — a sober companion, Doctor Joan Watson (Lucy Liu). She was a successful surgeon until she lost a patient and her license three years ago.

Watson views her current job as another opportunity to help people, as well as paying a penance. However, the restless Sherlock is nothing like her previous clients. He informs her that none of her expertise as an addiction specialist applies to him and he’s devised his own post-rehab regimen — resuming his work as a police consultant in New York City.

Watson finds she has no choice but to accompany her irascible new charge on his jobs. In the end, Sherlock finds her medical background helpful, and Watson realizes she has a knack for playing investigator.

Sherlock’s police contact is Captain Tobias “Toby” Gregson (Aidan Quinn). He knows, from previously working with Scotland Yard, that Sherlock is brilliant at closing cases, and welcomes him as part of the team.
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Series Finale

Episode #TBD
This TV series has not ended yet.
First aired: TBD

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What do you think? Do you like the Elementary TV series on CBS? Do you think it should be cancelled or renewed for another season?

 

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vivian e January 16, 2015 at 2:23 pm

Used to like the show. What’s up with Kitty?? Hate her. Kitty and Watson moving out of his house killed it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Can’t watch anymore.

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Iva Joyce Scheidemantel January 10, 2015 at 3:29 am

I think it should be renewed. I really like it. I am 70 y/o. :)

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vivian January 10, 2015 at 10:34 am

Fantastic series. I love every bit of it except Kitty. Don’t really know what she’s doing therebut otherwise, I love it. Lucy Liu and Johnny Lee Miller ROCKS that show. Pls don’t cancel!!!

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Anonymous December 27, 2014 at 10:48 pm

ELEMENTARY IS A GREAT SHOW. I HAVE ONLY SEEN SEASON 1 AND SEASON 2, BUT IT HAS BEEN WORTH WATCHING. I OWN BOTH DVD SETS AND WATCH THEM AGAIN AND AGAIN.
SEASON ONE IS BETTER THAN TWO BUT THE SHOW IS STILL GREAT. I THINK THE WRITERS ARE TRYING TO SPICE UP THE SHOW TO MUCH. BRING NEW PEOPLE INTO THE SHOW SHOULD BE DONE FROM TIME TO TIME, BUT THE SHOW IS WORKING. NEVER TRY TO REPLACE THE PEOPLE THAT STARTED IT. MOVIES DO THAT AND THEY ALWAYS FLOP.
HOLMES AND WATSON SHOULD ALWAYS BE ON THE EDGE OF A REAL RELATIONSHIP AND CONTINUE SOLVING CRIMES AS IN SEASON ONE.
DO NOT CANCELL THIS PROGRAM!!! IT’S ONE OF THE BEST ON TV TODAY…

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Philip Gruenhagen December 17, 2014 at 6:37 pm

Show has been great! Every episode I am blown away by the creative structure and paths it takes me. I would love to be apart of there team writing thinking about what some bad person is going to do next. My only question is why not have a bad guy get away instead of always getting caught?

Thanks
Philip Gruenhagen

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Frank December 17, 2014 at 12:09 pm

Johny Lee Miller and Lucy Liu developed into a great charasmatic couple that has been destroyed by bad writing the last part of last season and this year is just horrendous. This young woman playing Kitty is OK but to me moving Watson out of the Brownstone was not a great idea. Love the actors Miller and Liu. Liu is easy on the eyes and a great calming effect when watching but now who cares. If the show goes I am going to miss the characters and Lius legs.

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vivian December 17, 2014 at 1:13 pm

I love this series. Would like to see less of Kitty and have Sherlock working with Watson as before. Pls don’t cancel! !!

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angie December 20, 2014 at 7:56 am

I LOVE THE PROGRAM WITH JOHNY LEE MILLER AND LUCY LIU.
WHEN THEY WORK TOGETHER IS A PLEASURE TO WATCH , BUT THE
KITTY CHARACTER, TO ME HAS RUINED THE PROGRAM.
PLEASE BRING MILLER AND LIU TOGETHER AGAIN!!!!

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Philip Gruenhagen December 20, 2014 at 9:57 am

Be careful. For some reason I see kitty getting killed at the end of this season. The reason for the character was to have a wedge between a Holmes and Watson romance. The show is about solving crazy crime that we would never see in real life or the news. I think kitty is a good character. They shou use her more as a common sense asshole rather than a train ing person.

Good show

Philip

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Iva Joyce Scheidemantel January 10, 2015 at 3:37 am

I agree with Frank, except for the horrendous part. I definitely DO NOT care for Kitty. Whoever made the decision to make these changes should be horse-whipped. Lucy Liu and Miller made a good pair, even if there was no romanticism involved. The writers get them back together & get rid of Kitty. I’m 70 y/o, & I stand by this. :)

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