A glance at the current episode list
, however, suggests yet another "all homicide, all the time" series, much like the similarly Holmes-inspired L&O: CI
I get that it's tough to do a forty-minute teleplay without murders, but my sympathies are not excited by that fact. A ceaseless run of murder cases is, to me, perhaps the worst perversion of the duo's legacy, far more than bringing things to the present, or making Watson a woman.
Even worse is the ridiculous number of serial killers that'll be involved. It's become such
a hoary cliche in procedurals by now, and the main reason I gave up on watching them.