S01E10-Oren Watson head shot

Oren Watson Elementary intertitle Businessman

Character Information
Status: Alive
Actor: Steve Park
First Appearance: "The Leviathan"
Last Appearance: "T-Bone and the Iceman"
Family: Mary and Henry Watson (mother and step-father), Joan Watson (sister), Gabrielle (wife)
Episode Count: 2
Calm down? You just accused me of cheating on my wife!
— Oren to Joan, "T-Bone and the Iceman".

Oren Watson is Joan Watson's brother.


Season One

Oren visits Joan Watson and has dinner with their family and Joan's friend Sherlock Holmes. He brought his girlfriend Gabrielle Harper with him and Sherlock suspects they'll soon get engaged. ("The Leviathan") He is heard on the phone talking to Joan, telling her that he had got a call from a doctor, and that their mother was in the hospital due to a fall. He was actually called by Moriarty who needed to get Joan away from Sherlock to have a conversation with her. ("Heroine")

002 The Leviathan episode still of Mary Watson, Oren Watson, Gabrielle Harper, Sherlock Holmes and Joan Watson
Family dinner, sort of.

Season Three

Joan's mother, Mary, visits Oren and his wife Gabrielle, she comes to believe that Oren is having an affair when she thinks she sees him kissing a blonde woman. She pushes Joan to discuss the matter with her brother. On the phone, Oren vehemently denies any wrong doing, which leads Joan to question her mother's neurological health. ("T-Bone and the Iceman")

Family tree

Jin May Wen
Mary Watson
Henry Watson
Henry Watson
Lin Wen
Lin Wen
Joan Watson
Oren Watson


  • Oren and Joan played video games as kids including Emery Vision's "Swords of Saturn." ("The Games Underfoot")
  • Joan mentions that she knows all of the Superlative Comic heroes including the Midnight Ranger from Oren as he was "a geek". ("You've Got Me, Who's Got You?")
  • The name "Oren" is an inadvertent homage to Lucy Liu's character in Kill Bill, named O-Ren Ishii.[1]


Elementary intertitle Elementary Characters
Main Characters
Sherlock HolmesJoan WatsonCaptain Thomas GregsonDetective Marcus Bell
Recurring Characters
AlistairAthena and MinervaGeneral AlveroHenry BaskervilleOlga BerezhnayaJonathan BloomRoy BookerAgent BurkeDamon ClarkClydeGina CortesFrank Da SilvaDuaneCaptain DwyerEveryoneAgent GephardtDr. GrannisChristopher GrayDel GrunerDetective GuzmanHalconEmily HankinsDr. Eugene HawesFiona HelbronWilliam HullShinwell JohnsonEmil KurtzCassie LenueGareth LestradeADA Nelson LewisAlfredo LlamosaAgent MallickMarchefElana MarchMargaretAgent McNallyPatrick MeersMidnight RangerChantal MilnerAndrew MittalSanthosh MittalSebastian MoranJamie MoriartyAgent MullerDetective NashIsaac ProctorRandyOscar RankinCandace ReedOdin ReichenbachRomulusMichael RowanTim SherringtonTall BoyJoshua ViknerSir James WalterArthur WestAgent WhitlockTyus WilcoxKitty Winter
The Irregulars
Mr. BriggsC.Harland EmplePetros FrankenGayMs. HudsonJulius KentLucMasonThe NosePhil SimmsAgatha SpurrellTeddy
ArchieAndre BellChivonnePaige CowanKayden FullerCheryl GregsonHannah GregsonMay HolmesMorland HolmesMycroft HolmesEstella LlamosaHenry WatsonMary WatsonOren WatsonLin Wen
Minor Characters
The ActuaryAnne BarkerEdwin BorsteinJack BrunelleLucas BundschJoey CastoroWade CrewesLiam DanowRyan DeckerViolet de MervilleThe DetectivesKathryn DrummondHoward EnnisMistress FeliciaIan GaleTrent GarbyDevon GasparZoya HashemiRhys KinlanRuslan KrasnovIris LanzerGwen and Olivia LynchNigella MasonDorian MollTy MorstanPamDana PowellRemusPaula ReyesChris SantosJennifer SaylesShauna ScottSkylerWilson TragerHeather VanowenCassandra WalkerAaron Ward
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