Shows like Elementary
Looking for shows that are like Elementary? Take a look at these great shows sorted by online popularity today.
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    1. Castle

    #168 most popular show yesterday

    Castle combines crime-solving with witty banter between its leads, much like Elementary. The series follows a famous crime novelist aiding a detective, and its blend of humor, drama, and romance provides a multifaceted viewing experience that Elementary fans might enjoy.

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    2. Monk

    #188 most popular show yesterday

    Monk features a brilliant detective with his own quirks and compulsions, resembling Sherlock's unique methods and demeanor in Elementary. The show balances its mystery elements with humor and personal growth, providing an engaging watch for those who enjoy character-centric storytelling.

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    3. Bones

    #277 most popular show yesterday

    Centering on forensic anthropology and forensic archaeology, Bones delivers intricate mysteries and a focus on the relationship between its two main characters. Like Elementary, the show develops a rich backstory for its protagonists, adding depth to the procedural format.

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    4. Sherlock

    #279 most popular show yesterday

    This British series offers a modern take on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's iconic detective, Sherlock Holmes. Fans of Elementary's contemporary reimagining and compelling lead performance will likely be drawn to Benedict Cumberbatch's portrayal of the titular sleuth and the intricate mysteries he untangles.

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    5. Person of Interest

    #347 most popular show yesterday

    Though it leans more into the realm of science fiction, Person of Interest shares Elementary's contemporary New York City setting and features a partnership rooted in combating crime. The show's use of technology to predict criminal activity may attract fans interested in modern crime-fighting methods.

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    6. The Mentalist

    #412 most popular show yesterday

    With its focus on a consultant with keen observational skills assisting law enforcement, The Mentalist parallels Elementary in its procedural structure and character-driven narrative. Viewers who appreciate the dynamic between Holmes and Watson may enjoy the similarly complex relationship between Patrick Jane and Teresa Lisbon.

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    7. CSI: Crime Scene Investigation

    #414 most popular show yesterday

    Emphasizing forensic science as a critical component of solving crimes, CSI presents a different yet equally compelling procedural drama. Fans of Elementary's complex cases and high-stakes crime-solving will find a similar allure in the detailed investigative work portrayed in CSI.