Blood Is Thicker
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Episode number Season 2
Episode 8
Directed by John Polson
Written by Bob Goodman
Air date November 14, 2013
Running time 43 minutes
Episode chronology
Previous The Marchioness
Next On the Line

Blood Is Thicker is the eighth episode of season two, and the thirty-second episode of the series. It was written by Bob Goodman, and directed by John Polson. The episode premiered on November 14, 2013.


Plot synopsisEdit

When a beautiful young woman is murdered, Holmes and Watson investigate her ties to a billionaire CEO. Meanwhile, Mycroft makes a case for Sherlock to move back to London.[1]


Jonny Lee Miller as Sherlock Holmes
Lucy Liu as Joan Watson
Aidan Quinn as Captain Tommy Gregson
Jon Michael Hill as Detective Marcus Bell
Rhys Ifans as Mycroft Holmes
William Sadler as Ian Gale
Margaret Colin as Natalie Gale
Casey Biggs as Alan Becker
Kieran Campion as Ray McKibben
Jordan Gelber as Dr. Eugene Hawes
Mark Zeisler as Arthur Watkins
Johanna Day as Maureen Tyler
Kersti Bryan as Haley Tyler
Stephen Friedrich as Pet Groomer Employee
Mike Masters as Lead Securty Guard
Elliot Villar as Christian Suarez


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The poll was created at 10:07 on November 17, 2013, and so far 32 people voted.


Episode stillsEdit



Elementary - Blood Is Thicker (Preview)

Elementary - Blood Is Thicker (Preview)


  1. "Episode Title: (#208) Blood Is Thicker". The Futon Critic. Retrieved October 29, 2013.