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The Case of the Two Gregsons: From A Study in Scarlet to Elementary

  • Brigitta Hudácskó
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Abstract

CBS’s most recent series featuring the Great Detective—Elementary—is renowned for inviting both a public outcry and vehement praise for reimagining several characters in novel ways. Among them is Inspector Tobias Gregson of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s stories transformed into the fully-fledged character of Captain Tommy Gregson, a police officer who can boast more than the dubious title of being “the smartest of the Scotland Yarders.” The chapter presents him as someone who has managed to accept and integrate the Holmesian vision into everyday police work and has inscribed Holmes himself into the matrix of interpersonal—and familial—relationships.

Keywords

Captain Tobias Gregson Elementary Thomas Gregson NYPD Police procedural Sherlock Holmes 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Brigitta Hudácskó
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  1. 1.University of DebrecenDebrecenHungary

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