Joan: So there's no one you trust.
Sherlock: I trust *you*.

Moriarty was *not* the Vice President of Inhuman Resources!


Joan: She puts dates in her little love notes?
Sherlock: No, I do.

You forgot your drain hair!


If anything happens to them, the next time you see me I won't be a cop.

Gregson [to Morland]

'My dad brokers in global misery' doesn't usually come up.


If I'm right, this is not the scene of a triple murder, it's the scene of a double murder and an assassination!


I'll change the locks post-haste. Set a few traps.

Sherlock [on his father visiting the brownstone]

Which one? Our overgrown putt-putt golf course? Or our condemned warehouse full of asbestos?

Davis Potter [on his business properties]

So, I walked all the way to the eastern edge of the property, and I did not find a thing. No dead bodies, no secret hideouts, no smoke monster. There's plenty of mud, though.


I'm quite certain they were staging a fake murder when they fell victim to two real ones.


Sherlock: You're typically more expansive after your first hit of caffeine.
Joan: Yeah, well, you brought a bald cat to breakfast. I'm a little distracted.

Elementary Quotes

I often wonder if I should have been born at another time. My senses are unusually, some might say unnaturally keen, and ours is an era of distraction. It's a punishing drumbeat of constant input. It follows us into our homes and into our beds. It seeps into our... Into our souls, for want of a better word. For a long time, there was only one solution for my raw nerve endings and that was copious drug use. In my less productive moments, I'm given to wonder.... If I had just been born when it was a little quieter out there, would I have even become an addict in the first place? Might I have been more focused? A more fully realized person?


Holmes: Why do you suppose you hate your job so much?
Watson: I don't hate my job.
Holmes: You have two alarm clocks. No one with two alarm clocks loves their job. Two alarm clocks mean it's a chore for you to get up in the morning.