Elementary

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Elementary
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Sherlock: Bit of a letdown actually, I think I could have gotten 20 times my normal rate.
Watson: What is your normal rate?
Sherlock: Oh. I don't have one, remind me to make one up before we leave.

Jim: My name is Jim Fowkes. I am the chief vestment officer. This is Daniel Cho our Chief Financial Officer another in-house board member.
Sherlock: Yep. You're all chiefs of something. What do you want?

Aaron: What is I.M.L.T.H.O?
Sherlock: In my less than humble opinion.
Watson: You're abbreviations are becoming borderline indecipherable. I don't know why, because you are obviously capable being articulate.
Sherlock: Language is evolving Watson becoming a more effective version of itself. I love text shorthand. It's a way you to convey content and tone without losing velocity.

Sherlock: What are you doing?
Watson: Depriving you of all stimuli; time for you to get some sleep.
Sherlock: What? No, no. Right after you solve a case, you're flushed with a success. We should double down with work.
Watson: We?
Sherlock: You, me, Angus, some combination of the three. You already know I favor you.

Sherlock: For a brief stretch in London, I talked only to a phrenology bust I kept in my study. I named him Angus. It wasn't the same. I realized when it came to listeners preferred animate to inanimate. It was quite a break through.
Watson: Angus. I am glad I made it to the animate category.

You know Watson, I take it all back. I'm beginning to find the chat that accompanying your companionship extremely useful. It's like white noise. It puts me in a state where I think and obverse better.

Sherlock

Watson: So what now? We go back to the Castillo house and talk to the parents more?
Sherlock: You're doing it again - talking.
Watson: What? I'm not supposed to talk?
Sherlock: Situations like these cases require my total concentration. I talk to you, never the other way around.

For future reference. When I say I agree with you, it means I'm not listening.

Sherlock

Watson: Do you close yourself off to people, deny yourself things that might bring you pleasure? Not because it makes you a better investigator but because it's some sort of penance?
Sherlock: Penitence?
Watson: For what happened in London? Being addicted? I don't know, it just occurred to me that it might something someone would do and not even know it.
Sherlock: You always know it, Watson. If you didn't, it wouldn't be penance.

You listened. You let someone else's scattering penetrate that attic you call a skull and you helped catch a killer.

Watson

Watson: She really got you, huh?
Sherlock: Lefty caught me by surprise. This one, leathery from slaps. This one's a baby's bottom.

Watson. OH MY GOD, WHAT THE HELL?!?! Ty I'm going to have to call you back.
Sherlock: You're right about a stress relief, I felt like Jimi Hendrix for a second there.
Watson: You didn't have to do that?
Sherlock: Ty, funny name that, noun, verb, nationality, food.

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Elementary Quotes

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.

Watson: How do you do it, guess things?
Sherlock: I observe and then I deduce.
Watson: How did you know I was a doctor, you said you could tell from my hands.
Sherlock: Hand, singular. It was soft no calluses.
Watson: How did you know my father had an affair?
Sherlock: Google. Not everything is deducible.

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