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Season 5  "The Art of Sleights and Deception"  5x20

Aired 6 months ago - Apr 23, 2017

Holmes and Watson get mixed up in murder and magic when they investigate the death of a magician killed while performing a classic stunt. Also, Watson suspects Bell is being targeted by the ex-husband of his girlfriend, Chantal, after a false allegation lands him the middle of an Internal Affairs investigation.

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is never placed in the gun's chamber, you see?
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found a bullet lodged squarely in his throat.
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has taken a life without being fired.
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We got it.
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he was afraid Marcus would show up here.
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You're a magician also.
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Including cheat at poker.
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I'll understand if you want to see other detectives.
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from the Major Case squad sitting right outside.
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I'm gonna need a list of the names
Recap of Elementary Season 5 Episode 20 (S05E20) - 13
That's not just right, it's specific.
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You're puzzling as to why he would forgive
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You were expecting a section on how to saw a woman in half?
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the author wanted to keep his identity a secret,
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Well, like I said, he's eccentric.
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He say he know me?
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Turns out I'm not the first ex-cop that he's seen
Recap of Elementary Season 5 Episode 20 (S05E20) - 24
I wasn't sure these were even getting through to him.
Recap of Elementary Season 5 Episode 20 (S05E20) - 25
with finding out who really wrote Sleights and Deception.
Recap of Elementary Season 5 Episode 20 (S05E20) - 26
So, I went to Phoenix.
Recap of Elementary Season 5 Episode 20 (S05E20) - 27
The name is made-up.
Recap of Elementary Season 5 Episode 20 (S05E20) - 28
As it turned out, she was able to alibi herself
Recap of Elementary Season 5 Episode 20 (S05E20) - 29
who illustrated the book is also a fake.
Recap of Elementary Season 5 Episode 20 (S05E20) - 30
Sword is in his right hand. Yeah. I find this odd.
Recap of Elementary Season 5 Episode 20 (S05E20) - 31
why would any of the elements in the cards be reversed?
Recap of Elementary Season 5 Episode 20 (S05E20) - 32
he was probably part of a medical study,
Recap of Elementary Season 5 Episode 20 (S05E20) - 33
Recap of Elementary Season 5 Episode 20 (S05E20) - 34
These are my colleagues... Sherlock Holmes, Joan Watson.
Recap of Elementary Season 5 Episode 20 (S05E20) - 35
Something funny?
Recap of Elementary Season 5 Episode 20 (S05E20) - 36
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Well, well, uh, my mother, my sister,
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I don't know who hurt Claude Rysher.
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hunting for... get this... Nazi memorabilia.
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I don't know what you heard,
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to a long list of Neo-Nazi organizations.
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and you can see it for yourself.
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I don't know.
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He wasn't a raging idiot then?
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It was an illegal sublet.
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My assistant didn't tell me you were here.
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Or maybe he reached out to you, and maybe it got back to you
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The guy who loaned us that book said it wasn't as hard
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I mean if you don't want to have to come back here

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found a bullet lodged squarely in his throat.
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has taken a life without being fired.
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We got it.
#4
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he was afraid Marcus would show up here.
#6
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You're a magician also.
#7
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Including cheat at poker.
#9
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I'll understand if you want to see other detectives.
#10
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from the Major Case squad sitting right outside.
#11
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I'm gonna need a list of the names
#12
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That's not just right, it's specific.
#13
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You're puzzling as to why he would forgive
#16
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You were expecting a section on how to saw a woman in half?
#17
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the author wanted to keep his identity a secret,
#18
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Well, like I said, he's eccentric.
#20
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He say he know me?
#22
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Turns out I'm not the first ex-cop that he's seen
#23
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I wasn't sure these were even getting through to him.
#24
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with finding out who really wrote Sleights and Deception.
#25
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So, I went to Phoenix.
#26
Recap of Elementary Season 5 Episode 20 (S05E20) - 27
The name is made-up.
#27
Recap of Elementary Season 5 Episode 20 (S05E20) - 28
As it turned out, she was able to alibi herself
#28
Recap of Elementary Season 5 Episode 20 (S05E20) - 29
who illustrated the book is also a fake.
#29
Recap of Elementary Season 5 Episode 20 (S05E20) - 30
Sword is in his right hand. Yeah. I find this odd.
#30
Recap of Elementary Season 5 Episode 20 (S05E20) - 31
why would any of the elements in the cards be reversed?
#31
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he was probably part of a medical study,
#32
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These are my colleagues... Sherlock Holmes, Joan Watson.
#34
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Something funny?
#35
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Well, well, uh, my mother, my sister,
#37
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I don't know who hurt Claude Rysher.
#38
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hunting for... get this... Nazi memorabilia.
#39
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I don't know what you heard,
#40
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to a long list of Neo-Nazi organizations.
#41
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and you can see it for yourself.
#42
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I don't know.
#43
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He wasn't a raging idiot then?
#44
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It was an illegal sublet.
#45
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My assistant didn't tell me you were here.
#46
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Or maybe he reached out to you, and maybe it got back to you
#48
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The guy who loaned us that book said it wasn't as hard
#49
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I mean if you don't want to have to come back here
#50