New Show Recap: Elementary 2.24, “The Grand Experiment”

As season finales go, this was as good of a season finale for THIS show as any I’ve seen for any show. It just fits the specific tone and dynamic of Elementary. It doesn’t rely on shocking twists and a hyped run up to the end of the season; instead, it deals in emotional payoffs and the connection between characters. Read More New Show Recap: Elementary 2.24, “The Grand Experiment”

New Show Recap: Elementary 2×23 “Art in the Blood”

Oh, how the plot thickens and twists, albeit not in a way I necessarily like, but that’s what happens when you’re a viewer. This season has had its ups and downs for me, though the show remains one of my favorites.  Read More New Show Recap: Elementary 2×23 “Art in the Blood”

New Show Recap: Elementary 2×22 “Paint It Black”

So, I have to confess that I screwed up in last week’s review when I said it was the penultimate episode. I messed up the dates and we in fact have until May 15th before the show goes on summer break. Read More New Show Recap: Elementary 2×22 “Paint It Black”

New Show Recap: Elementary 2.05, “The Marchioness”

This episode was a treat. You know the discussion we have had about not caring about the case so much as the relationships that interweave through the show? Well, this one provided that in spades, all thanks to the reappearance of Mycroft Holmes, played by the lovely Rhys Ifans, who we met in the season premiere. The delicate balance that is the Holmes/Watson relationship is emphasized as a third party is introduced and lets the viewer know that while aspects of their partnership are strong, it’s still a work in progress. Read More New Show Recap: Elementary 2.05, “The Marchioness”