Elementary Season Premiere Tonight: Meet Shinwell Johnson Elementary Season Premiere Tonight: Meet Shinwell Johnson
Preview images for the Elementary season premiere episode "Folie a Deux" introducing Shinwell Johnson Elementary Season Premiere Tonight: Meet Shinwell Johnson

Shinwell Johnson, Watson’s former patient and a character from the 1924 Sir Arthur Conan Doyle story “The Illustrious Client” on tonight’s new season premiere of Elementary. Here’s how CBS describes it:

“Folie a Deux” – When a serial bomber becomes active again after being dormant for six years, Watson seeks help from Shinwell Johnson (Nelsan Ellis), a former patient whose life she saved when she was a surgeon. Also, Holmes senses Watson is unhappy and questions whether she is still fulfilled by her detective career, on the fifth season premiere of ELEMENTARY, Sunday, Oct. 2 (10:00-11:00, ET/PT), on the CBS Television Network.

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"Folie a Deux" -- When a serial bomber becomes active again after being dormant for six years, Watson seeks help from Shinwell Johnson (Nelsan Ellis), a former patient whose life she saved when she was a surgeon. Also, Holmes senses Watson is unhappy and questions whether she is still fulfilled by her detective career, on the fifth season premiere of ELEMENTARY, Sunday, Oct. 2 (10:00-11:00, ET/PT), on the CBS Television Network. Pictured (l-r) Jonny Lee Miller as Sherlock Holmes and Lucy Liu as Joan Watson Photo: JEFF NEIRA /CBS ©2016 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Elementary stars Jonny Lee Miller (Sherlock Holmes), Lucy Liu (Joan Watson), Aidan Quinn (Captain Tommy Gregson), Jon Michael Hill (Detective Marcus Bell), and Nelsan Ellis (Shinwell Johnson).

Guest stars in tonight’s Elementary season premiere include Matthew Del Negro (Nathan Resor), Lorenzo Pisoni (Gardner), Lee Tergesen (Cray Fielder), Jacob Alexander (Tom), Simon Belz (Kid), Irungu Mutu (Taxi Driver), Antonio Edwards Suarez (Sedan Driver), Leopold Manswell (Punk Boxer), and Bianca Amato (Brenda Resor).

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