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Old November 5 2012, 05:04 AM   #15
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Re: A Few Words About Elementary...

Generally I was wary of Elementary upon first hearing of it.

Another attempt to cash in on the success of a currently popular British Television series (BBC's Sherlock)

Another Americanization ala retread of a British property, where the original would do just as well if not better in its place.

And the capstone....

Another twist. This time Watson's a Woman.


Sigh.


And Yet... It's another take on Sherlock Holmes. I knew I'd at least be checking it out.



Flash forward to the present and BAM. Elementary is one of the few new shows I'm following and probably in my top 3 of the current crop this season.


Just goes to show, it's never really the complexity of the idea, but rather the quality of the execution.


And I'm enjoying both Liu & Miller's performances quite nicely.
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