Philosophising about the 'S'-word: Watch… and learn
Elementary is an American crime drama series that premiered on CBS on September 27, 2012. It presents a contemporary update of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s character Sherlock Holmes set in the United States. It stars Jonny Lee Miller (Dexter) as Sherlock Holmes and Lucy Liu (Ally McBeal, Southland) as Dr. Joan Watson, a female version of Holmes’ companion.
In this version, Holmes is a former consultant to Scotland Yard, and a recovering drug addict. He travels to New York City to check into a rehabilitation center then lives with Watson, who becomes his sober companion and eventually his apprentice.