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The fifth season of Elementary began airing on October 2, 2016.



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Recurring cast[]




No. overall No. in season Title Original airdate
97 1 "Folie a Deux" October 2, 2016
Watson seeks help from a former patient to find a serial bomber.
98 2 "Worth Several Cities" October 16, 2016
When the leader of a local street gang abducts Holmes to compel him to find the person responsible for a hit on his men, Holmes and Watson get caught in the middle of an international hunt to recover a centuries old, priceless artifact. Also, Watson debates whether a personal favor Shinwell asks of her is outside her comfort zone.
99 3 "Render, and Then Seize Her" October 23, 2016
Holmes learns a secret about Captain Gregson's girlfriend when she hires him for a case she wants kept off of Gregson's radar. Also, Holmes and Watson join the NYPD's search for an abducted woman.
100 4 "Henny Penny the Sky Is Falling" October 30, 2016
When the city commends the work of Captain Gregson's unit, Gregson pushes for Holmes and Watson to be included. A financial analyst is murdered for writing a paper on asteroids.
101 5 "To Catch a Predator Predator" November 6, 2016
Holmes and Watson have plenty of suspects when they investigate the murder of a man who led a secret life as a vigilante, "catfishing" sexual predators on dating sites and publicly shaming them. Also, when Shinwell's criminal record prevents him from finding a full-time job, Holmes disagrees with Watson's plan to help him.
102 6 "Ill Tidings" November 13, 2016
Holmes and Watson investigate a mass murder when a chef and his patrons are poisoned with snake venom. Also, Detective Bell's crush on a work colleague makes Holmes realize his and Fiona's relationship is at an important crossroads.
103 7 "Bang Bang Shoot Chute" November 20, 2016
Holmes and Watson search for two murderers after a base jumper is shot out of the sky by one killer, and has his parachute sabotaged by another. Also, after Watson's sister, Lin, thinks she sees Shinwell with a member of his old gang, Watson takes drastic measures to make sure he won't be drawn back into a life of crime.
104 8 "How the Sausage Is Made" November 27, 2016
Watson worries Holmes' sobriety is at risk when she learns he has been lying to her about attending recovery meetings. Also, Holmes and Watson discover a man's death caused by ingesting poisoned sausage is connected to a lab working on a breakthrough in the artificial meat industry.
105 9 "It Serves You Right to Suffer" December 11, 2016
When Shinwell is framed for a gang killing, Holmes and Watson have three days to catch the real killer before Shinwell is sent back to jail.
106 10 "Pick Your Poison" December 18, 2016
Watson is implicated in a DEA investigation into doctors writing illegal prescriptions, so she and Holmes look for the culprit who is using her medical license to sell drugs.
107 11 "Be My Guest" January 8, 2017
Holmes and Watson race to find a woman who's been held captive for years before the kidnapper takes drastic steps to avoid being caught. Also, Watson becomes frustrated when Shinwell refuses to focus on his informant training with her and Holmes.
108 12 "Crowned Clown, Downtown Brown" January 15, 2017
When Holmes and Watson investigate a clown's murder upstate, they discover a connection between his death and the creation of a new weaponized virus. Also, Watson helps Detective Bell when he's targeted by his new love interest Chantal's ex-husband in attempt to sabotage her career at the district attorney's office.
109 13 "Over a Barrel" January 29, 2017
Watson is held at gunpoint by a father whilst Holmes is forced to investigate an old assault case of the son that was originally botched.
110 14 "Rekt in Real Life" February 19, 2017
A former professional eSports video game player dies after he's assaulted during a live video stream. Shinwell asks Watson for advice when his daughter asks to see him for the first time in five years.
111 15 "Wrong Side of the Road" March 5, 2017
Holmes' former protégé, Kitty Winter, returns to New York after a three-year absence to warn him that a killer is eliminating everybody involved with a case they worked on.
112 16 "Fidelity" March 12, 2017
Watson and Kitty try to prove that a string of murders, stemming from an old case Holmes and Kitty solved in London, is connected to an international government conspiracy with the Defense Intelligence Agency at its center. Also, Holmes and Kitty's relationship is strained after she shares life-changing news.
113 17 "The Ballad of Lady Frances" March 19, 2017
The police call in Holmes and Watson to consult on a homicide "heard" by a cutting edge gunshot detection system when they can't find any tangible evidence that a crime was committed. Also, Holmes and Watson become suspicious of Shinwell when he's the target of a drive-by shooting that reveals a connection between him and an unsolved murder.
114 18 "Dead Man's Tale" March 26, 2017
Holmes and Watson investigate a case which involves a legendary pirate and his rumored treasure. All while the two struggle with their relationship with Shinwell.
115 19 "High Heat" April 9, 2017
Holmes and Watson investigate the murder of a man Holmes considered one of New York's worst private investigators.
116 20 "The Art of Sleights and Deception" April 23, 2017
Holmes and Watson investigate the murder of a magician performing a classic stunt. Watson believes Detective Bell is being targeted by his new girlfriend's ex-husband.
117 21 "Fly Into a Rage, Make a Bad Landing" April 30, 2017
Watson and Holmes search for the suspect believed to be behind both the assault on Chantal, and her ex-husband's staged suicide. Detective Bell fights the urge to seek his own brand of justice for Chantal and Holmes makes a heartbreaking realization about Bell.
118 22 "Moving Targets" May 7, 2017
After a reality show contestant is killed, another competitor becomes the leading suspect. He's a former war criminal who may be the most skilled killer that Holmes and Watson have ever pursued. Shinwell reappears and asks Watson for a favor.
119 23 "Scrambled" May 14, 2017
A murder investigation puts Holmes and Watson in the crosshairs of one of NYC's deadliest gangs. A mysterious woman causes Holmes to act erratically.
120 24 "Hurt Me, Hurt You" May 21, 2017
Holmes and Watson pursue an elusive criminal as a gang war erupts in New York City. While the NYPD works to contain the violence, the two investigate the murder that appears to have ignited the city-wide conflict and discover that a familiar face is pulling the strings.



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