Review: Elementary (S3 E2/24), Tuesday 18th November, Sky Living

Spotters of Conan Doyle references will have no problems with the massive clues dished out early on in this episode, The Five Orange Pipz. The pointers are all towards The Five Orange Pips, in which the drama revolves around sinister messages and a locked trunk full of incriminating papers from America, and Holmes untypically loses…

Review: Elementary (S3 1/24), Tuesday 11th November, Sky Living

Editor’s note: We’ve got Chris onboard covering Elementary, but due to an, ahem, administrative error, his review of last week’s opening episode didn’t go up. So here it is, soon to be followed by his look at episode two. As you were. Ahhh, Elementary. Sometimes unfairly dismissed as ‘that Yank attempt to do a Sherlock’,…

Review: The Missing (S1 E4/8), Tuesday 18th November, BBC1

As good and as wrought and as thrilling as The Missing has been in places, I’ve been finding it hard to make an emotional connection with it. Which is a strange thing to say when you consider the emotional storyline it starts with. I’ll be writing a separate post on this in the near future…