Originally Posted by KevB
I liked Elementary ok for a pilot episode. Enough to watch it again. Has a House, MD vibe to it. Flawed genius with a buddy to keep him straight. BBC Sherlock is definitely superior though, really good stuff there.
You DO get that House had a Sherlock Holmes vibe to it?
Drug abuse to avoid the world [cocaine v vicodin]
Music to cope with boredom [violin v guitar]
Bored layabout when not on a case, amusing himself with base entertainment [agony columns v soap operas]
One main friend who he calls by last name [WAtson v Wilson]
Arrogant and adamant that his arrogance is justified.
Down to something as mundane as
All Redd [Foxx] did all day was coke, grass and ****. . .
So our first network taping, name in big letters right on the set, Redd doesn't arrive at curtain call.
I go back to his dressing room, all I see is the girl doing his hair is sitting on him.
So I see her body, her dress, and his legs.
I say, Redd, don't you know we're on camera?
Redd sticks his head up from between the hairdresser's legs and asks indignantly. . .
"Can't a man relax?"
- Bob Einstein
Last edited by Baby Lee; 10-01-2012 at 02:50 PM..