The Best Episodes of Elementary

Heroine (2)

#1 - Heroine (2) 8.71

Season 1 - Episode 24

As Sherlock reels at the reappearance of his former lover, Irene Adler, a series of flashbacks unravel the tumultuous events that led to his downfall into addiction. Sherlock and Joan once again find themselves in the crosshairs of the enigmatic Moriarty.

Directors: John Polson
The Woman (1)

#2 - The Woman (1) 8.58

Season 1 - Episode 23

As Sherlock reels at the reappearance of his former lover, Irene Adler, a series of flashbacks unravel the tumultuous events that led to his downfall into addiction. Sherlock and Joan once again find themselves in the crosshairs of the enigmatic Moriarty.

Directors: Seith Mann
Risk Management

#3 - Risk Management 8.39

Season 1 - Episode 22

Sherlock agrees to take a case from a man claiming to be Moriarty, hoping it will bring him closer to finding his nemesis. Meanwhile, Gregson encourages Joan to give up the dangerous line of work she has chosen and go back to being a sober companion.

Directors: Adam Davidson

#4 - M. 8.33

Season 1 - Episode 12

Sherlock is reunited with "M." a British criminal who appears to have followed Sherlock to New York. Meanwhile, Joan has reservations about leaving Sherlock and taking on a new client.

Directors: John Polson
A Landmark Story

#5 - A Landmark Story 8.30

Season 1 - Episode 21

Sherlock resumes his hunt for Moriarty when Sebastian Moran reveals that a man who was thought to be dead from a heart attack was actually on the list of intended victims from Moriarty.

Directors: Peter Werner
Paint It Black

#6 - Paint It Black 8.22

Season 2 - Episode 22

Business becomes personal for Sherlock when he is forced to partner with his estranged brother, Mycroft, to solve a case with life-or-death consequences.

Directors: Lucy Liu
The Diabolical Kind

#7 - The Diabolical Kind 8.21

Season 2 - Episode 12

Holmes and Watson come face to face with Moriarty when their one-time adversary is brought in as a consultant on a kidnapping case. Meanwhile, Detective Bell continues his struggle on the road to recovery.

Directors: Larry Teng
On the Line

#8 - On the Line 8.16

Season 2 - Episode 9

Holmes and Watson uncover the identity of a serial killer whose case has gone cold and find themselves butting heads with the NYPD.

Directors: Guy Ferland
The One That Got Away (2)

#9 - The One That Got Away (2) 8.15

Season 3 - Episode 12

As Kitty begins to unravel due to the imminent threat to her safety, Sherlock and Joan intensify their efforts to help her. Also, the origin of Sherlock and Kitty’s relationship is revealed.

Directors: Seith Mann
The Grand Experiment

#10 - The Grand Experiment 8.14

Season 2 - Episode 24

Rising tension between Sherlock and Joan brings their partnership to a crossroads, but they endeavor to put their differences aside while they help Sherlock's brother, Mycroft, who faces accusations of treason and murder.

Directors: John Polson
Art in the Blood

#11 - Art in the Blood 8.14

Season 2 - Episode 23

Holmes and Watson come into contact with MI-6, the British intelligence agency, when a standard murder investigation turns out to have international and political implications. Meanwhile, in the wake of a crisis, Watson reevaluates her relationships with Sherlock and his brother, Mycroft.

Directors: Guy Ferland
Deja Vu All Over Again

#12 - Deja Vu All Over Again 8.13

Season 1 - Episode 18

Joan investigates her first solo case when a wife disappears. The missing woman left behind a tear-filled video that mentions a murder on a subway platform. While Joan searches for the vanished lady, Sherlock probes the murder.

Directors: Jerry Levine
Snow Angels

#13 - Snow Angels 8.09

Season 1 - Episode 19

Sherlock and Joan try to prevent the largest cash vault in the U.S. from being robbed during a deadly blizzard. Meanwhile, Holmes attempts to help a transgender woman who is recovering from her latest breakup.

Directors: Andrew Bernstein

#14 - Tremors 8.07

Season 2 - Episode 10

When an investigation goes horribly wrong, Sherlock must testify in an official police inquiry which jeopardizes his and Watson’s future with the NYPD.

Directors: Aaron Lipstadt
Blood Is Thicker

#15 - Blood Is Thicker 8.07

Season 2 - Episode 8

When a beautiful young woman is murdered, Holmes and Watson investigate her ties to a billionaire CEO. Mycroft makes a case for Sherlock to move back to London.

Directors: John Polson

#16 - Details 8.06

Season 1 - Episode 16

Sherlock investigates what he believes will be an open-and-shut case after Detective Bell is attacked. However, the case takes an unexpected turn when the suspected assailant is found dead. Meanwhile, Sherlock encourages Joan to learn self-defense.

Directors: Sanaa Hamri
Step Nine

#17 - Step Nine 8.05

Season 2 - Episode 1

Holmes and Watson travel to London to help track down an old mentor and investigate an unsolved mystery. Meanwhile, Mycroft Holmes, Sherlock's estranged brother, reunites with Sherlock and reveals some secrets of his own.

Directors: John Polson
Child Predator

#18 - Child Predator 8.05

Season 1 - Episode 3

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.

Directors: Rod Holcomb
All in the Family

#19 - All in the Family 8.04

Season 2 - Episode 13

When a body is found in a barrel, Holmes and Watson launch an investigation into the mafia’s ties to the murder. Meanwhile, Sherlock attempts to make amends with Detective Bell.

Directors: Adam Bernstein
The Leviathan

#20 - The Leviathan 8.04

Season 1 - Episode 10

Sherlock is called in to investigate when a supposedly uncrackable bank vault called “The Leviathan” is breached. Meanwhile, Joan is pleasantly surprised when Sherlock meets her family and defends her choice to become a sober companion.

Directors: Peter Werner
The Man With the Twisted Lip

#21 - The Man With the Twisted Lip 8.02

Season 2 - Episode 21

When Sherlock’s brother Mycroft makes a surprise return to New York, his motivations cause discord between Sherlock and Joan. Meanwhile, a missing person case takes Sherlock and Joan inside the world of unmanned aeronautics.

Directors: Seith Mann
The Deductionist

#22 - The Deductionist 8.00

Season 1 - Episode 14

Sherlock pursues Martin Ennis, an unpredictable criminal, before he strikes again. During the investigation, Sherlock is forced to work alongside Kathryn Drummond, the FBI profiler who literally wrote the book on Ennis. Meanwhile, Watson faces eviction from her apartment.

Directors: John Polson
Possibility Two

#23 - Possibility Two 8.00

Season 1 - Episode 17

Sherlock investigates a case involving a wealthy philanthropist who believes his incurable illness was given to him on purpose. Meanwhile, Sherlock tries to teach Joan his deductive skills by sending her to a suspicious dry cleaning establishment.

Directors: Seith Mann
Dead Man's Switch

#24 - Dead Man's Switch 7.99

Season 1 - Episode 20

Sherlock and Joan hunt for the accomplice of a murdered blackmailer who targeted families of rape victims. Meanwhile, Sherlock resists celebrating his first year of sobriety.

Directors: Larry Teng
Ears to You

#25 - Ears to You 7.98

Season 2 - Episode 17

Holmes and Watson consult on a case in which a man suspected of murdering his wife years ago receives a ransom demand for her safe return. Meanwhile, Lestrade overstays his welcome at the brownstone and seems unwilling to leave.

Directors: Seith Mann