The modern day Sherlock Holmes called, “Elementary” (CBS) can be seen each Thursday evening at 10/9 p.m. CBS has announced that the show will return for another TV season 2014-15. Last night's episode on March 13, 2014 was called “The Hound of the Cancer Cells.” In the overnight TV ratings it garnered 9.03 million TV viewers overall. It reached 1.7 million TV viewers in the all important 18 to 49 adult demographic.
In the same time slot of 10 p.m. “Scandal” (ABC) grabbed 8.09 million TV viewers overall. It reached 2.7 with adults. “Parenthood” (NBC) nabbed 3.87 million TV viewers overall. It reached 1.2 with adults.
“The Hound of the Cancer Cells” opened with a male who is taking a shower & his bathroom vent is blocked by plastic that is taped shut. He suffocates & falls to the floor as his voice rises because of helium.
That man's name is Barry Granger who is found sitting in a chair with a suicide note. His lab assistant found him. Sherlock, Captain Gregson & Watson don't believe he committed suicide. He was asphyxiated by helium when he took a shower at his workplace. Someone dressed him & then staged his death to look like a suicide. Granger was working on a human breathalyzer that can detect cancer. He was accused of falsifying his tests, but his boss claims that Barry didn't do such a thing.
Barry was seen arguing on a surveillance video with a girl named Nicole. Sherlock & Watson visit her who claims that Barry was infatuated with her, but the feelings weren't mutual. They believe she was lying about their relationship because of that heated argument. Nicole works at a supposed traveling agency, but they presume she is part of a smuggling operation.
Captain Gregson tries to serve a warrant to search the travel agency where Nicole works. She & her co-workers had packed up, then disappeared leaving an empty office. Nicole shows up at Sherlock's home & tells him she knows who might have killed Barry. She claims that Barry wanted her to find out who Adam Peer was who is a fake person. He sent a letter claiming that Barry was a fraud doctor. Nicole hacked several company computers to find out who Adam is through emails.
Did this unknown Adam kill Barry Granger? Who is Nicole & what is her real relationship with Barry? Can Sherlock track down Adam who is connected to the cancer breathalyzer? - You can watch the full episode of “The Hound of the Cancer Cells” at the official website of “Elementary.”