Ill Tidings is the sixth episode of season five of Elementary. It first aired on CBS on the 13th November, 2016.


Holmes and Watson investigate a mass murder when a chef and his patrons are poisoned after dining on a tasting menu tainted with snake venom. Also, Detective Bell's crush on a work colleague makes Holmes realize his and Fiona's relationship is at an important crossroads.


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  • Betty Gilpin - Fiona Helbron


  • Chasten Harmon - Chantal Milner
  • Elizabeth Ward Land - Lillian Dunbar
  • David Aaron Baker - Joe Leshner
  • Holly Chou - Erin
  • Julian Acosta - Mateo Lima
  • Stephen Chacon - Dishwasher
  • Graham Rowat - Defense Attorney
  • Yassmin Alers - Camila Marquez
  • Katie Kreisler - Sydney Shea
  • Sendhil Ramamurthy - Ajit Dalal
  • Tyrone Mitchell Henderson - Security Guard

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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