Elementary “Pilot” Review – Forget What You Know About Sherlock!

Elementary premiered on CBS last night, and while I want to like this modern take on Sherlock Holmes, when you strip away the things that make Sherlock… Sherlock, CBS leaves me feeling like Elementary is just another procedural cop show.

I don’t mind that Watson is actually a woman (played by Lucy Liu), and I even sort of enjoy that Sherlock himself has some huge eccentricities to him. After all, Sherlock Holmes was extremely eccentric as well. The issue that I have with Elementary comes from Sherlock’s uncanny ability to deduce realizations and solve parts of a murder investigation with only minimal facts. Read More...



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