Jane Alexander will guest-star in an upcoming episode of Elementary, executive producer Rob Doherty announced at the Television Critics Association winter press tour on Wednesday.
Alexander will play...
In the Sherlock Holmes canon, his archnemesis, Moriarty, has always served as a potent stimulant: an intellectual equal who can challenge the master detective's powers of deductive reasoning with his own acts of evil genius. But with the revelation at the end of Elementary's first season last May that Moriarty and Irene Adler (Natalie Dormer) — Sherlock's long-lost lover — were one and the same person, Jonny Lee Miller's Holmes experienced a whole new kind of stimulation.
One of Elementary's stars is misbehaving. No, it's not Jonny Lee Miller, aka Sherlock Holmes, who is currently upside down on the hit drama's Queens set, doing handstand push-ups to get the blood rushing to his brain so he can remember the huge chunk of expository dialogue he needs to spit out. And it's not Lucy Liu (sidekick Joan Watson), who is quietly sitting at a desk with a computer, an iPad, an iPod and a BlackBerry.
It's Clyde, Sherlock and Watson's pet turtle, who's having a diva moment. The creature has stopped moving, so it's quickly replaced by...
London is calling on Thursday night!
Elementary returns for its second season Thursday night (10/9c, CBS), and like the Parks and Recreation premiere on NBC, it will feature a trip to merry old England when Sherlock Holmes (Jonny Lee Miller) and Joan Watson (Lucy Liu) venture across the pond.
Elementary Sneak Peek: Joan is shocked to meet Sherlock's brother
When a former colleague hits a spot of trouble, Sherlock returns to his homeland but then finds himself in trouble when he crosses paths with his brother Mycroft (Rhys Ifans), whom he hasn't spoken to, much less even mentioned to Joan, in years. Will the brothers be able to reconcile? TVGuide.com caught up with executive producer Rob Doherty to get the scoop on Season 2:
When Elementary heads to London this fall, Sherlock Holmes (Jonny Lee Miller) won't be able to keep his life a secret any longer.
In a new preview for the upcoming sophomore season, Joan Watson (Lucy Liu) is shocked to meet Sherlock's brother Mycroft (Rhys Ifans), to whom Sherlock hasn't spoken in years. Sherlock will be forced to confront his estranged brother when Mycroft allows him and Joan to stay in his new home at — wait for it, Holmesian fans — 221B Baker Street.
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