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Elementary: The Deductionist

Sherlock is forced to work with an old acquaintance, Profiler Kathryn Drummond, when they pursue a serial killer who has studied his own profile and wants revenge. Mixed in with the messes Watson deals with being evicted from her apartment.

Episode Info

Episode number: 1x14
Airdate: Sunday February 03rd, 2013
Special Airtime: 11:11 pm

Alternate Airdates:

UK (sky LIVING) Mar 19, 2013
AU (ten) May 12, 2013


Guest Stars
Terry KinneyTerry Kinney
As Howard Ennis
Kari MatchettKari Matchett
As Kathryn Drummond
Jessica HechtJessica Hecht
As Patricia Ennis
Roger RobinsonRoger Robinson
As Bruce Kushner
Napiera GrovesNapiera Groves
As Sexy Woman #1

Co-Guest Stars
Christopher BurnsChristopher Burns
As Detective
Scott WhitehurstScott Whitehurst
As Doctor
Scott JaeckScott Jaeck
As Maxwell Krebs
Che AyendeChe Ayende
As Vasquez
Elizabeth MasucciElizabeth Masucci
As Sexy Woman #2

Gil OGil O'brien
As Orderly
Jason BabinskyJason Babinsky
As Uniformed Cop #1
Jesse LenatJesse Lenat
As Homeless Man
Kohler McKenzieKohler McKenzie
As Uniformed Cop #2
Nadir HasanNadir Hasan
As Orderly
Main Cast
Jonny Lee MillerJonny Lee Miller
As Sherlock Holmes
Lucy LiuLucy Liu
As Dr. Joan Watson
Jon Michael HillJon Michael Hill
As Detective Marcus Bell
Aidan QuinnAidan Quinn
As Capt. Thomas "Tommy" Gregson


The episode begins and Sherlock is shown having a good time with two women who are scantily dressed. Next they are shown handcuffing him to a chair. Sherlock plays along as he assumes it’s a part of the fun. But, turns out it’s not, as the moment he is handcuffed they begin robbing him. Just then, cops arrive and arrest the two women, thus reveling that it was they who were set up. The next day he practices whacking a dummy with a "single stick". Watson in the meantime mentions that she has to go, check on the person she has sublet her apartment to. ..

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Episode Notes
It was Johnny Lee Miller's idea to bring the interest in single stick to Elementary from the original Sherlock Holmes.

ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
Black SabbathHand of DoomEnnis is unloaded at the hospital for surgery
Moon TaxiSquare circlesWhen Watson tells Bruce her conditions
Sam And The WompBom BomOpening scene
Sean CalleryElementary Theme SongOpening Credits

Episode Quotes
(The "private party" abruptly ends.)
Sherlock: I've never been robbed by people in their underwear before... no, well, there was that one chap...

Watson: I remember this, they call him "The Peeler".
Sherlock: Ridiculous.
Watson: Why is it ridiculous? Didn't he skin people?
Sherlock: It's ridiculous to give the man a clever little nick name. It lends an air of omniscience that these people in no way deserve. You've met serial murderers, they're duller than the Queen's jubilee, mouth breathers and chronic odor nests, the lot of them.

(Sherlock sees an old acquaintance talking to some reporters.)
Sherlock: She's a buffoon. All profilers are. A snake oil salesman who casts maladjusted closet cases as criminal geniuses to the media. The profilers in turn can be super geniuses when the killers are caught.
Watson: Isn't profiling part of what you do?
Sherlock: I deduce. Enormous difference.

Other Episode Crew

CreatorRobert Doherty
Executive ProducerRobert Doherty  |  Sarah Timberman  |  Carl Beverly  |  Craig Sweeny
Co-Executive ProducerLiz Friedman  |  John David Coles  |  Corinne Brinkerhoff  |  Christopher Silber  |  Mark Goffman
ProducerJonathan Filley  |  Geoffrey Hemwall
Consulting ProducerJason Tracey
Associate ProducerMelissa Owen  |  Chris Leanza
Production DesignerAndrew Bernard
EditorSondra Watanabe
CastingMark Saks
Unit Production ManagerJill Footlick
First Assistant DirectorRichard Patrick
Second Assistant DirectorMatthew McLoota
MusicSean Callery
Music EditorChris McGeary
Music SupervisorRobin Urdang
Costume DesignerRebecca Hofherr
Set DecoratorCarrie Stewart
Location ManagerDavid Chambers
Property MasterEric Cheripka
Construction CoordinatorMike Herlihy
Production Sound MixerScott Breindel
Script SupervisorOlenka Denysenko
Production CoordinatorMarlene Faith Brooks
Assistant EditorJeff Vacirca
Supervising Sound EditorJon Mete
Re-Recording MixerEric Justen  |  Jeffrey Perkins
Director of PhotographyRon Fortunato
Stunt CoordinatorMike Russo
Art DirectorClay Brown
Post Production CoordinatorTara McSherry
Production AccountantSarah Rubenstein
Chief Lighting TechnicianKevin Janicelli (2)
Transportation CaptainKenny Gaskins
"A" Camera OperatorTim Norman
Department Head HairDiana Sikes
Casting AssociateJohn Andrews (1)
Visual Effects ProducerBrad Powell  |  Chris Cruse
Department Head Make-upPersefone Karakosta
ColoristTony D'Amore
Assistant To The Executive ProducerBrian Rodenbeck
Assistant To The ProducerKammie Mann
Special Effects CoordinatorFred Buchholz
Assistant To The Co-executive ProducerColin Herlihy
"B" Camera OperatorAlan Mehlbrech
Charge Scenic ArtistJanet Kalas
First Company GripEd Lowry
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