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 Sherlock escapes to Manhattan where his wealthy father forces him to live with his worst nightmare - a sober companion, Dr. Watson.Elementary featuring Jonny Lee Miller and Lucy Liu has one or more episodes streaming with subscription on Hulu, streaming on CBS All Access, free on CBS, and 7 others. It's a crime and drama show with 142 episodes over 6 seasons. Elementary is still airing with no announced date for the next episode or season. It has a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 97% and a high IMDb audience rating of 7.9 (89,893 votes).
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Season 1Hulu | Rent or Buy
S01 E01Sep 28, 2012
Pilot Sep 28, 2012 Detective Sherlock Holmes, along with his sober companion, Dr. Joan Watson, uses his uncanny ability to read people and analyze crimes to assist the NYPD on some of their more difficult cases. In the season premiere, Holmes consults on a home invasion that resulted in murder.
S01 E02Oct 5, 2012
While You Were Sleeping Oct 5, 2012 Sherlock uses his powers of deduction to consult on the murder of a young man who is shot upon entering his apartment. Meanwhile, Watson has dinner with her ex-boyfriend, Ty Morstan.
S01 E03Oct 19, 2012
Child Predator Oct 19, 2012 Sherlock and Watson consult on a child abduction case involving a serial killer who is nicknamed "The Balloon Man," because he leaves a signature batch of balloons at each of his crime scenes.
S01 E04Oct 26, 2012
The Rat Race Oct 26, 2012 When Sherlock investigates what appears to be a series of murders at a top Wall Street firm, he may himself fall afoul of a sociopathic slayer.
S01 E05Nov 2, 2012
Lesser Evils Nov 2, 2012 Sherlock tries to determine who has been killing weak and terminal patients at a hospital, making it look like they died of natural causes. Meanwhile, Sherlock learns more about Joan’s decision to walk away from her surgical career.
S01 E06Nov 9, 2012
Flight Risk Nov 9, 2012 When Gregson learns that a serial slayer he put away 13 years ago may actually be innocent, he faces a career-destroying scandal -- unless Sherlock can ultimately prove it was a righteous bust.
S01 E07Nov 16, 2012
One Way to Get Off Nov 16, 2012 Sherlock assists with a double homicide that has the same M.O. as a series of murders that took place 13 years ago. Meanwhile, after being frozen out by Sherlock, Watson visits his old rehab center in order to learn more about the mysterious man in her care.
Season 2Hulu | Rent or Buy
S02 E01Sep 27, 2013
Step Nine Sep 27, 2013 Sherlock is called to London to revisit an old case, where he is forced to face his older brother, Mycroft. Although the siblings suffered a drastic falling-out a few years earlier, Mycroft allows Sherlock and Joan to stay in his new home, 221B Baker Street. With Joan in the middle, the brothers are forced to confront their very complicated history.
S02 E02Oct 4, 2013
Solve for X Oct 4, 2013 When a well-respected mathematician is found dead, Holmes and Watson set out to solve a murder and the purpose of the highly guarded equation he was trying to decipher. Meanwhile, Watson is conflicted when the son of a former patient approaches her for a loan.
S02 E03Oct 11, 2013
We Are Everyone Oct 11, 2013 When Holmes and Watson set out to track down a civil contractor who leaked classified information, their lives are disrupted when they are targeted by the group of cyber-activists protecting him. Meanwhile, Joan takes the advice of a friend and signs up for an online dating service.
S02 E04Oct 18, 2013
Poison Pen Oct 18, 2013 When a financial consulting company CEO is poisoned to death, a woman from Sherlock's past who emerges as a possible suspect.
S02 E05Oct 25, 2013
Ancient History Oct 25, 2013 Holmes and Watson find themselves digging through the dark world of the mob to find a killer when they discover the body of a former assassin. Meanwhile, Watson helps a close friend track down a mystery man who swept her off her feet.
S02 E06Nov 1, 2013
An Unnatural Arrangement Nov 1, 2013 When Captain Gregson’s home is invaded, Holmes and Watson work to find the masked gunman before he strikes again. Meanwhile, Gregson gives his team some insight into his private life.
S02 E07Nov 8, 2013
The Marchioness Nov 8, 2013 Sherlock’s brother, Mycroft, arrives in New York and enlists Holmes and Watson to help solve a case involving his former fiancée. Meanwhile, Sherlock has a difficult time accepting Mycroft and Joan’s relationship.
Season 3Hulu | Rent or Buy
S03 E01Oct 31, 2014
Enough Nemesis to Go Around Oct 31, 2014 Sherlock returns to New York with a new apprentice and a renewed interest in working with the NYPD after being fired by London’s MI6. However, Gregson won’t let him resume consulting for the department without permission from his former partner, Joan, the NYPD’s new go-to private investigator.
S03 E02Nov 7, 2014
The Five Orange Pipz Nov 7, 2014 When Sherlock and Joan join forces on a double homicide, Sherlock’s new apprentice threatens the investigation when she allows her jealousy of Sherlock and Joan's work rapport to override her better judgment.
S03 E03Nov 14, 2014
Just a Regular Irregular Nov 14, 2014 Sherlock helps a math genius from his network of 'Irregulars' experts after he stumbles upon a body while participating in a math puzzle competition. Joan attempts to extend an olive branch after she learns about Kitty’s past.
S03 E04Nov 21, 2014
Bella Nov 21, 2014 Sherlock takes on the case of a stolen artificial intelligence software program, but seeks out Joan when he'd rather disprove the computer's abilities than find the thief. Joan meets Sherlock head-on when she finds out he's met with Andrew without telling her.
S03 E05Nov 28, 2014
Rip Off Nov 28, 2014 Holmes and Kitty investigate the murder of a postal store owner whose death is connected to the illegal diamond trade. Meanwhile, Gregson's career is placed in jeopardy when he hits a fellow NYPD officer.
S03 E06Dec 5, 2014
Terra Pericolosa Dec 5, 2014 Holmes and Watson search for a thief who committed murder to steal a rare map. Meanwhile, Watson becomes concerned with Sherlock’s escalating interference into Kitty’s burgeoning personal life.
S03 E07Dec 12, 2014
The Adventure of the Nutmeg Concoction Dec 12, 2014 A bored Sherlock forces his investigative services onto Joan, who is trying to locate a woman who has been missing for five years, and the only clue is the smell of nutmeg at the site of her disappearance. Meanwhile, Joan’s bond with her long-distance boyfriend, Andrew, is tested when a man from her past reappears and asks for her help.
Season 4Hulu | CBS | Rent or Buy
S04 E01Nov 6, 2015
The Past Is Parent Nov 6, 2015 When Holmes faces criminal charges in the aftermath of his recent violent behavior and relapse, his powerful father arrives in New York to fix his estranged son’s legal difficulties by any means necessary. Also, with Holmes and Watson’s consultancy with the NYPD in jeopardy, Holmes concentrates on the case of a missing wife believed to have been killed by her husband to try and get back in the department’s good graces.
S04 E02Nov 13, 2015
Evidence of Things Not Seen Nov 13, 2015 When Morland offers to use his influence to have Sherlock and Joan reinstated as consultants to the NYPD, Sherlock’s mistrust of his father makes him question his motivation to help. Also, with no work offers coming in, Watson wrangles a gig with the FBI investigating a triple homicide in a top secret research lab.
S04 E03Nov 20, 2015
Tag, You're Me Nov 20, 2015 When Sherlock finds himself distracted by his father’s ongoing presence in New York City, he offers to help Morland resolve a work issue in exchange for his prompt departure home. Also, Holmes and Watson’s investigation into the double murder of two men who looked alike leads them into the world of facial recognition technology.
S04 E04Nov 27, 2015
All My Exes Live in Essex Nov 27, 2015 When Holmes and Watson investigate the murder of a fertility lab technician, they discover the woman had a secret personal life that leads them to multiple suspects. Also, the tables are turned on Watson when she’s investigated by an NYPD detective.
S04 E05Dec 11, 2015
The Games Underfoot Dec 11, 2015 When an archeologist is murdered, Holmes and Watson believe the man may have been killed for what he discovered during his last excavation in a local landfill. Also, Sherlock’s relationship with Alfredo, his friend and former sobriety sponsor, hits a rough patch.
S04 E06Dec 18, 2015
The Cost of Doing Business Dec 18, 2015 Morland offers to act as one of his son’s “Irregular” consultants so that he can lend Sherlock and Joan his considerable resources to help them solve a case.
S04 E07Jan 8, 2016
Miss Taken Jan 8, 2016 When Watson’s stepfather writes a crime novel based on her work with Holmes without her knowledge, an underlying issue in their relationship is revealed. Also, as Holmes and Watson investigate a retired FBI agent’s murder, they discover the man’s death is connected to an unsolved case from the victim’s career.
Season 5Hulu | Rent or Buy
S05 E01Oct 3, 2016
Folie à Deux Oct 3, 2016 When a serial bomber becomes active again after being dormant for six years, Watson seeks help from Shinwell Johnson, a former patient whose life she saved when she was a surgeon. Also, Holmes senses Watson is unhappy and questions whether she is still fulfilled by her detective career.
S05 E02Oct 17, 2016
Worth Several Cities Oct 17, 2016 When the leader of a local street gang abducts Holmes to compel him to find the person responsible for a hit on his men, Holmes and Watson get caught in the middle of an international hunt to recover a centuries old, priceless artifact. Also, Watson debates whether a personal favor Shinwell asks of her is outside her comfort zone.
S05 E03Oct 24, 2016
Render, and Then Seize Her Oct 24, 2016 Holmes learns a secret about Captain Gregson’s girlfriend when she hires him for a case she wants kept off of Gregson’s radar. Also, Holmes and Watson join the NYPD’s search for an abducted woman.
S05 E04Oct 31, 2016
Henny Penny the Sky is Falling Oct 31, 2016 Captain Gregson lobbies to include Holmes and Watson when his unit is selected to receive a city commendation for its exemplary work. Also, as Holmes and Watson consult on the investigation into a financial analyst’s murder, they are drawn into the world of asteroid research.
S05 E05Nov 7, 2016
To Catch a Predator Predator Nov 7, 2016 Holmes and Watson have plenty of suspects when they investigate the murder of a man who led a secret life as a vigilante, “catfishing” sexual predators on dating sites and publicly shaming them. Also, when Shinwell’s criminal record prevents him from finding a full-time job, Holmes disagrees with Watson’s plan to help him.
S05 E06Nov 14, 2016
Ill Tidings Nov 14, 2016 Holmes and Watson investigate a mass murder when a chef and his patrons are poisoned after dining on a tasting menu tainted with snake venom. Also, Detective Bell’s crush on a work colleague makes Holmes realize his and Fiona’s relationship is at an important crossroads.
S05 E07Nov 21, 2016
Bang Bang Shoot Chute Nov 21, 2016 Holmes and Watson search for two murderers after a base jumper is shot out of the sky by one killer, and has his parachute sabotaged by another. Also, after Joan’s sister, Lin, thinks she sees Shinwell with a member of his old gang, Joan takes drastic measures to make sure he won’t be drawn back into a life of crime.
Season 6Hulu | CBS | CBS All Access | Rent or Buy
S06 E01May 1, 2018
An Infinite Capacity for Taking Pains May 1, 2018 As Holmes confronts a medical diagnosis that threatens both his career and sobriety, he meets Michael, a man who credits Sherlock for helping him conquer his own addiction. Also, Holmes and Watson are hired by a reformed party girl heiress to find her missing partner in a years-old sex tape that has just leaked online.
S06 E02May 8, 2018
Once You've Ruled Out God May 8, 2018 Watson and her half sister, Lin, have conflicting reactions when their estranged biological father dies. Also, Holmes and Watson find themselves on the hunt for a stolen plutonium shipment they fear will be used to make a dirty bomb after a department of energy inspector is killed with a lightning gun.
S06 E03May 15, 2018
Pushing Buttons May 15, 2018 Holmes and Watson enter the world of rare antiquities when they investigate a case in which victim was killed during a Revolutionary War reenactment. Also, as Holmes grows frustrated with the length of his cognitive recovery, he finds solace in his growing friendship with Michael.
S06 E04May 22, 2018
Our Time Is Up May 22, 2018 Watson considers a major life change after reading her own therapy file while she and Holmes investigate the murder of her former psychologist.
S06 E05May 29, 2018
Bits and Pieces May 29, 2018 Holmes and Watson retrace Holmes' steps after Holmes finds himself in possession of a severed head and can't remember anything about the last six hours.
S06 E06Jun 5, 2018
Give Me the Finger Jun 5, 2018 Holmes and Watson enter the world of nuclear security when they investigate the murder of an ex-Yakuza gang member. Also, Captain Gregson is blindsided by a stunning personal confession from his daughter, Hannah, a police sergeant.
S06 E07Jun 12, 2018
Sober Companions Jun 12, 2018 Holmes and Watson find themselves on the hunt for a serial killer after a murder rocks their inner circle. Also, Holmes’ neurological recovery regresses and his sobriety wavers as his commitment to catching the killer grows into an obsession.