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Season one[]

# Title Directed by Written by Original air date
1 Pilot Michael Cuesta Robert Doherty September 27, 2012
Detective Sherlock Holmes, along with his sober companion, Dr. Joan Watson, uses his uncanny ability to read people and analyze crimes to assist the NYPD on some of their more difficult cases. In the season premiere, Holmes consults on a home invasion that resulted in murder.
2 While You Were Sleeping John David Coles Robert Doherty October 4, 2012
Sherlock uses his powers of deduction to consult on the murder of a young man who is shot upon entering his apartment. Meanwhile, Watson has dinner with her ex-boyfriend, Ty Morstan.
3 Child Predator Rod Holcomb Peter Blake October 18, 2012
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.
4 Rat Race Rosemary Rodriguez Craig Sweeny October 25, 2012
Even though he despises bankers, Holmes agrees to consult on a case involving the death of a Wall Street executive who appears to have overdosed on heroin. Meanwhile, with Holmes' encouragement, Watson tries to re-enter the dating scene.
5 Lesser Evils Colin Bucksey Liz Friedman November 1, 2012
Sherlock tries to determine who has been killing weak and terminal patients at a hospital, making it look like they died of natural causes. Meanwhile, Sherlock learns more about Joan's decision to walk away from her surgical career.
6 Flight Risk David Platt Corinne Brinkerhoff November 8, 2012
Sherlock tries to prove that one of people whose body was found in the wreckage of a small plane crash was actually killed before the plane went down. Meanwhile, Watson tries to convince Sherlock to meet with his elusive father.
7 One Way to Get Off Seith Mann Christopher Silber November 15, 2012
Sherlock assists with a double homicide that has the same M.O. as a series of murders that took place 13 years ago. Meanwhile, after being frozen out by Sherlock, Watson visits his old rehab center in order to learn more about the mysterious man in her care.
8 The Long Fuse Andrew Bernstein Jeffrey Paul King November 29, 2012
While investigating an explosion that kills two people, Sherlock discovers a crime that's been lying dormant for years. Meanwhile, Watson encourages Sherlock to finally pick a sponsor.
9 You Do It to Yourself Phil Abraham Peter Blake December 6, 2012
Sherlock uses his trademark deductive reasoning skills to find the killer of a college professor, Meanwhile, Watson gets a call from a former lover who needs her help.
10 The Leviathan Peter Werner Corinne Brinkerhoff & Craig Sweeny December 13, 2012
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.
11 Dirty Laundry John David Coles Liz Friedman & Christopher Silber January 3, 2013
Sherlock and Joan investigate the murder of the general manager of a high-end Manhattan hotel whose body is found inside an industrial laundry machine. Meanwhile, since Joan's time with Sherlock is almost up, he offers her an apprenticeship.
12 M. John Polson Robert Doherty January 10, 2013
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.
13 The Red Team Christine Moore Story by: Jeffrey Paul King & Craig Sweeny
Teleplay by: Jeffrey Paul King
January 31, 2013
While on suspension from the NYPD, Sherlock investigates a suspicious hit-and-run accident involving a conspiracy theorist. Meanwhile, Watson tries to broker peace between Sherlock and Gregson.
14 The Deductionist John Polson Craig Sweeny & Robert Doherty February 3, 2013
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.
15 A Giant Gun, Filled with Drugs Guy Ferland Story by: Christopher Silber
Teleplay by: Corinne Brinkerhoff & Liz Friedman
February 7, 2013
Sherlock tries to find out who kidnapped the adult daughter of his ex-drug dealer, Rhys. Watson worries about Sherlock's sobriety when Rhys suggests Sherlock was a better detective when he was using drugs.
16 Details Sanaa Hamri Story by: Robert Doherty
Teleplay by: Jeffrey Paul King & Jason Tracey
February 14, 2013
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.
17 Possibility Two Seith Mann Mark Goffman February 21, 2013
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.
18 Déjà Vu All Over Again Jerry Levine Brian Rodenbeck March 14, 2013
Joan takes her first solo case: the disappearance of a woman who left her husband a tearful break-up video that mentioned a murder on a subway platform. Meanwhile, Sherlock is intrigued by the subway murder and decides to investigate.
19 Snow Angels Andrew Bernstein Jason Tracey April 4, 2013
Sherlock and Joan try to prevent a robbery from one of the largest cash vaults in the country during the middle of a Nor'easter. Meanwhile, Sherlock tries to help a transgender woman who is recovering from her latest break-up.
20 Dead Man's Switch Larry Teng Story by: Christopher Silber
Teleplay by: Liz Friedman & Christopher Silber
April 25, 2013
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.
21 A Landmark Story Peter Werner Corinne Brinkerhoff May 2, 2013
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.
22 Risk Management Liz Friedman Liz Friedman and Robert Doherty May 9, 2013
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.
23 The Woman Seith Mann Robert Doherty and Craig Sweeny May 16, 2013
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. Meanwhile, he and Joan once again find themselves in the crosshairs of the enigmatic Moriarty.
24 Heroine John Polson Craig Sweeny and Robert Doherty May 16, 2013
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. Meanwhile, he and Joan once again find themselves in the crosshairs of the enigmatic Moriarty.

Season two[]

This is not a complete list of episodes.
# Title Directed by Written by Original air date
25 1 Step Nine John Polson Robert Doherty and Craig Sweeny September 26, 2013
In the second season premiere, Sherlock is called to London to revisit an old case, where he is forced to face his older brother, Mycroft. Although the siblings suffered a drastic falling-out a few years earlier, Mycroft allows Sherlock and Joan to stay in his new home, 221B Baker Street. With Joan in the middle, the brothers are forced to confront their very complicated history.[1]
26 2 Solve for X Jerry Levine Jeffrey Paul King October 3, 2013
When a well-respected mathematician is found dead, Holmes and Watson set out to solve a murder and the purpose of the highly guarded equation he was trying to decipher. Meanwhile, Watson is conflicted when the son of a former patient approaches her for a loan.[2]
27 3 We Are Everyone Michael Pressman Craig Sweeny October 10, 2013
When Holmes and Watson set out to track down a civil contractor who leaked classified information, their lives are disrupted when they are targeted by the group of cyber-activists protecting him. Meanwhile, Joan takes the advice of a friend and signs up for an online dating service.[3]
28 4 Poison Pen Andrew Bernstein Liz Friedman October 17, 2013
When the CEO of a financial consulting company is poisoned to death, Holmes and Watson are called upon to track down the killer. Meanwhile, a woman from Sherlock's past emerges as a possible suspect.[4]
29 5 Ancient History Sanaa Hamri Jason Tracey October 24, 2013
Holmes and Watson find themselves digging through the dark world of the mob to find a killer when they discover the body of a former assassin. Meanwhile, Watson helps a close friend track down a mystery man who swept her off her feet.[5]
30 6 An Unnatural Arrangement Christine Moore Cathryn Humphris October 31, 2013
When Captain Gregson’s home is invaded, Holmes and Watson work to find the masked gunman before he strikes again. Meanwhile, Gregson gives his team some insight into his private life.[6]
31 7 The Marchioness Sanaa Hamri Christopher Hollier and Craig Sweeny November 7, 2013
Sherlock's brother, Mycroft, arrives in New York and enlists Holmes and Watson to help solve a case involving his former fiancée. Meanwhile, Sherlock has a difficult time accepting Mycroft and Joan's relationship.[7]
32 8 Blood Is Thicker John Polson Bob Goodman November 14, 2013
When a beautiful young woman is murdered, Holmes and Watson investigate her ties to a billionaire CEO. Meanwhile, Mycroft makes a case for Sherlock to move back to London.[8]
33 9 On the Line Guy Ferland Jason Tracey November 21, 2013
Holmes and Watson uncover the identity of a serial killer whose case has gone cold and find themselves butting heads with the NYPD.[9]
34 10 Tremors[10] Aaron Lipstadt[10] Liz Friedman[10] December 5, 2013[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.[10]
35 11 Internal Audit[11] Jerry Levine[11] Bob Goodman[11] December 12, 2013[11]
When a hedge fund manager who was also running a Ponzi scheme is murdered, Holmes and Watson must determine which of his clients is guilty. Also, Sherlock contemplates sponsoring a fellow recovering addict.[11]
37 13 All in the Family[12] Jason Tracey[12] TBA TBA


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  3. "Episode Title: (#203) "We Are Everyone"". The Futon Critic. Retrieved September 21, 2013.
  4. "Episode Title: (#204) "Poison Pen"". TheFutonCritic.com. Retrieved October 6, 2013.
  5. "(#205) Ancient History". The Futon Critic. Retrieved October 11, 2013.
  7. "Episode Title: (#207) 'The Marchioness'". The Futon Critic. Retrieved October 22, 2013.
  8. "Episode Title: (#208) Blood Is Thicker". The Futon Critic. Retrieved October 29, 2013.
  9. "Episode Title: (#209) 'On The Line'". The Futon Critic. Retrieved November 6, 2013.
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 10.3 10.4 "Episode Title: (#210) 'Tremors'". The Futon Critic. Retrieved November 26, 2013.
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 11.3 11.4 "Episode Title: (#211) 'Internal Audit'". The Futon Critic. Retrieved November 26, 2013.
  12. 12.0 12.1 Elementary Writers (@ELEMENTARYStaff). "New week, new outline." November 11, 2013.