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Season 1 2012 - 2013

  • 2012-09-28T02:00:00Z on CBS
  • 45 mins
  • 17 hours, 9 mins (24 episodes)
  • United States
  • English
  • Crime, Drama, Mystery

Following his fall from grace in London and a stint in rehab, eccentric Sherlock escapes to Manhattan where his wealthy father forces him to live with his worst nightmare – a sober companion, Dr. Watson. A successful surgeon until she lost a patient and her license three years ago, Watson views her current job as another opportunity to help people, as well as paying a penance. Holmes resumes his work as a police consultant in New York City and Watson has no choice but to accompany her irascible new charge on his jobs. But Sherlock finds her medical background helpful, and Watson realizes she has a knack for playing investigator.
With the mischievous Sherlock Holmes now running free in New York solving crimes, it’s simple deduction that he’s going to need someone to keep him grounded, and it’s elementary that it’s a job for Watson.


24 episodes

1x01 Pilot

  • Series Premiere

    2012-09-28T02:00:00Z — 45 mins

Detective Sherlock Holmes, along with his sober companion, Dr. Joan Watson, uses his uncanny ability to read people and analyze crimes to assist the NYPD on some of their more difficult cases. In the season premiere, Holmes consults on a home invasion that resulted in murder.

1x02 While You Were Sleeping

  • 2012-10-05T02:00:00Z — 43 mins

Sherlock uses his powers of deduction to consult on the murder of a young man who is shot upon entering his apartment. Meanwhile, Watson has dinner with her ex-boyfriend, Ty Morstan.

1x03 Child Predator

  • 2012-10-19T02:00:00Z — 43 mins

Sherlock and Watson consult on a child abduction case involving a serial killer who is nicknamed "The Balloon Man," because he leaves a signature batch of balloons at each of his crime scenes.

1x04 The Rat Race

  • 2012-10-26T02:00:00Z — 43 mins

Even though he despises bankers, Holmes agrees to consult on a case involving the death of a Wall Street executive who appears to have overdosed on heroin. Meanwhile, with Holmes’ encouragement, Watson tries to re-enter the dating scene.

1x05 Lesser Evils

  • 2012-11-02T02:00:00Z — 43 mins

Sherlock tries to determine who has been killing weak and terminal patients at a hospital, making it look like they died of natural causes. Meanwhile, Sherlock learns more about Joan’s decision to walk away from her surgical career.

1x06 Flight Risk

  • 2012-11-09T03:00:00Z — 43 mins

Sherlock tries to prove that one of the people whose body was found in the wreckage of a small plane crash was actually killed before the plane went down. Meanwhile, Watson tries to convince Sherlock to meet with his elusive father.

1x07 One Way to Get Off

  • 2012-11-16T03:00:00Z — 43 mins

Sherlock assists with a double homicide that has the same M.O. as a series of murders that took place 13 years ago. Meanwhile, after being frozen out by Sherlock, Watson visits his old rehab center in order to learn more about the mysterious man in her care.

1x08 The Long Fuse

  • 2012-11-30T03:00:00Z — 43 mins

While investigating an explosion that kills two people, Sherlock discovers a crime that’s been lying dormant for years. Meanwhile, Watson encourages Sherlock to finally pick a sponsor.

1x09 You Do It to Yourself

  • 2012-12-07T03:00:00Z — 43 mins

Sherlock uses his trademark deductive reasoning skills to find the killer of a college professor, Watson gets a call from a former lover who needs her help.

1x10 The Leviathan

  • 2012-12-14T03:00:00Z — 43 mins

Sherlock is called in to investigate when a supposedly uncrackable bank vault called “The Leviathan” is breached. Meanwhile, Joan is pleasantly surprised when Sherlock meets her family and defends her choice to become a sober companion.

1x11 Dirty Laundry

  • 2013-01-04T03:00:00Z — 43 mins

Sherlock and Joan investigate the murder of the general manager of a high-end Manhattan hotel whose body is found inside an industrial laundry machine. Meanwhile, since Joan’s time with Sherlock is almost up, he offers her an apprenticeship.

1x12 M.

  • 2013-01-11T03:00:00Z — 43 mins

Sherlock is reunited with "M." a British criminal who appears to have followed Sherlock to New York. Meanwhile, Joan has reservations about leaving Sherlock and taking on a new client.

1x13 The Red Team

  • 2013-02-01T03:00:00Z — 43 mins

While on suspension from the NYPD, Sherlock investigates a suspicious hit-and-run accident involving a conspiracy theorist. Meanwhile, Watson tries to broker peace between Sherlock and Gregson.

1x14 The Deductionist

  • 2013-02-04T03:00:00Z — 43 mins

Sherlock pursues Martin Ennis, an unpredictable criminal, before he strikes again. During the investigation, Sherlock is forced to work alongside Kathryn Drummond, the FBI profiler who literally wrote the book on Ennis. Meanwhile, Watson faces eviction from her apartment.

When Sherlock's ex-drug dealer, Rhys, comes around for help, Watson is concerned about Sherlock's sobriety after Rhys implies that Sherlock on drugs made a better detective.

1x16 Details

  • 2013-02-15T03:00:00Z — 42 mins

Sherlock investigates what he believes will be an open-and-shut case after Detective Bell is attacked. However, the case takes an unexpected turn when the suspected assailant is found dead. Meanwhile, Sherlock encourages Joan to learn self-defense.

1x17 Possibility Two

  • 2013-02-22T03:00:00Z — 43 mins

Sherlock investigates a case involving a wealthy philanthropist who believes his incurable illness was given to him on purpose. Meanwhile, Sherlock tries to teach Joan his deductive skills by sending her to a suspicious dry cleaning establishment.

1x18 Deja Vu All Over Again

  • 2013-03-15T02:00:00Z — 43 mins

Joan investigates her first solo case when a wife disappears. The missing woman left behind a tear-filled video that mentions a murder on a subway platform. While Joan searches for the vanished lady, Sherlock probes the murder.

1x19 Snow Angels

  • 2013-04-05T02:00:00Z — 43 mins

Sherlock and Joan try to prevent the largest cash vault in the U.S. from being robbed during a deadly blizzard. Meanwhile, Holmes attempts to help a transgender woman who is recovering from her latest breakup.

1x20 Dead Man's Switch

  • 2013-04-26T02:00:00Z — 43 mins

Sherlock and Joan hunt for the accomplice of a murdered blackmailer who targeted families of rape victims. Meanwhile, Sherlock resists celebrating his first year of sobriety.

1x21 A Landmark Story

  • 2013-05-03T02:00:00Z — 43 mins

Sherlock resumes his hunt for Moriarty when Sebastian Moran reveals that a man who was thought to be dead from a heart attack was actually on the list of intended victims from Moriarty.

1x22 Risk Management

  • 2013-05-10T02:00:00Z — 43 mins

Sherlock agrees to take a case from a man claiming to be Moriarty, hoping it will bring him closer to finding his nemesis. Meanwhile, Gregson encourages Joan to give up the dangerous line of work she has chosen and go back to being a sober companion.

1x23 The Woman (1)

  • 2013-05-17T02:00:00Z — 41 mins

As Sherlock reels at the reappearance of his former lover, Irene Adler, a series of flashbacks unravel the tumultuous events that led to his downfall into addiction. Sherlock and Joan once again find themselves in the crosshairs of the enigmatic Moriarty.

1x24 Heroine (2)

  • 2013-05-17T02:00:00Z — 41 mins

As Sherlock reels at the reappearance of his former lover, Irene Adler, a series of flashbacks unravel the tumultuous events that led to his downfall into addiction. Sherlock and Joan once again find themselves in the crosshairs of the enigmatic Moriarty.