When we last saw Sherlock Holmes (Jonny Lee Miller) and Joan Watson (Lucy Liu) in Elementary‘s season 2 finale, they were heading their separate ways: Holmes to London to work for MI6, Watson toward a new life in New York without the partner she described as having a pull “like gravity” on her.
Creator/executive producer Rob Doherty promises a reunion on tonight’s season premiere, which takes place eight months after Holmes’ departure. Fans of the prickly detective won’t be shocked to learn that “things did not exactly work out with MI6. Holmes [feels] a certain compulsion to come back to New York. The biggest surprise he has in store is that he has found himself a new protégé and partner.”
But Holmes isn’t the only half of the crime-solving duo with a surprise up his sleeve—Watson has continued sleuthing by day and started spending nights with a new man. Liu and Doherty gave EW a preview of three new faces to watch this season, as well as an update on how Holmes and Watson will move forward. READ FULL STORY