The Art of Sleights and Deception

Season 5, Episode 20

Air Date 23rd April, 2017
Writer Mark Hudis
Director Ron Fortunato
Previous High Heat
Next Fly into a Rage, Make a Bad Landing
The Art of Sleights and Deception is the twentieth episode of season five of Elementary. It first aired on CBS on the 23rd April, 2017.


Holmes and Watson get mixed up in murder and magic when they investigate the death of a magician killed while performing a classic stunt. Also, Watson suspects Bell is being targeted by the ex-husband of his girlfriend, Chantal, after a false allegation lands him the middle of an Internal Affairs investigation.


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  • Chasten Harmon - Chantal Milner
  • Matthew Lawler - Titus Gorham
  • Leslie Fray - Angela Newsome
  • Joey Sorge - Markham
  • Ryan Oakes - Claude Rysher/Razr
  • Maury Ginsberg - Keating
  • Robert Christopher Riley - Roy Booker
  • Rachel Wenitsky - Lela
  • Jason Butler Harner - Ballard Clifton
  • James Joseph O'Neil - Frye
  • Chivonne Michelle - Bethesda
  • Ching Valdes-Aran - Shopkeep

Season Five Navigation

Season Five
#01 Folie à Deux#09 It Serves You Right to Suffer#17 The Ballad of Lady Frances
#02 Worth Several Cities#10 Pick Your Poison#18 Dead Man's Tale
#03 Render, and Then Seize Her#11 Be My Guest#19 High Heat
#04 Henny Penny the Sky is Falling#12 Crowned Clown, Downtown Brown#20 The Art of Sleights and Deception
#05 To Catch a Predator Predator#13 Over a Barrel#21 Fly into a Rage, Make a Bad Landing
#06 Ill Tidings#14 Rekt in Real Life#22 Moving Targets
#07 Bang Bang Shoot Chute#15 Wrong Side of the Road#23 Scrambled
#08 How the Sausage Is Made#16 Fidelity#24 Hurt Me, Hurt You

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