I don't understand the question. Could I have more information?


Watson: I kind of feel like hugging you now.
Holmes: As my friend, you know that would be a rash decision.

Sherlock: Bella, one member of a murder conspiracy is in a jail. The second walks free. The cost of catching him is incarcerating his brother for unrelated crimes. Crimes for which I, of all people, should have some understanding. Is it right to let the second man walk free?
Bella: I don't understand the question. Can I have more information.

Sherlock: Most importantly, he understands you. He understands you and me.
Watson: What do you mean by that?
Sherlock: I mean, Watosn, whether you care to admit it lately or not, I am an important part of your life. Whether I say it out loud or not, you are an important part of mine. My return to New York was driven in large part by my desire to repair our relationship. I think even though we might draw further or nearer from each other, depending on circumstance, you and I are bound, somehow. Andrew accepts that without feeling needlessly threatened. It's a rather enlightened position.

I don't understand the questions. Could I have more information?


What do you say, Watson? Will you help?


Harlan: You were my friend.
Sherlock: I was your employer, Harlan. And you were my consultant. One of many.
Harlan: I know that I am a little obsessed with what I do. That has always made it hard to make friends. And I used to feel pretty bad about that and then I meet you. And I thought to myself, hey, if it doesn't bother him, why should I let it bother me? I got a lot out of the work we did. A lot. But if someone like you, thinks I'm a loser, then ...

In the wrong hands, math can be manipulated, abused. I decided to do something about it. You catch people who murder other people. I catch people who murder math.


Sherlock: Your home, Watson, is utterly pleasant.
Joan: You say that like it's a bad thing.
Sherlock: When you told me you wanted a life of your own, I didn't realize you meant you wanted the same life everyone else has ... anyway, it's none of my business.

Watson seems adequately sexed.


It's just something that happened. It's in the past now. Let's just leave it there, shall we?


She's strong, Watson. Smart. The training I'm attempting to provide her, the same training I provided you, for her has an ulterior motive. It is, in part, an attempt to channel residual feelings that she has into a productive skill. I believe she will make an excellent investigator. Just not today.


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.