The Ballad of Lady Frances

Season 5, Episode 17

Air Date 19th March, 2017
Writer Bob Goodman & Jordan Rosenberg
Director Aaron Lipstadt
Previous Fidelity
Next Dead Man's Tale
The Ballad of Lady Frances is the seventeenth episode of season five of Elementary. It first aired on CBS on the 19th March, 2017.


The police call in Holmes and Watson to consult on a homicide "heard" by a cutting edge gunshot detection system when they can't find any tangible evidence that a crime was committed. Also, Sherlock and Joan become suspicious of Shinwell when he's the target of a drive-by shooting that reveals a connection between him and an unsolved murder.


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  • John Doman - Councilman Slessinger
  • Michele Hicks - Thea Moser
  • Henry Zebrowski - Cosmo
  • Chris McKinney - Detective Guzman
  • Julian Elijah Martinez - Denton Clark
  • Iris Bahr - Emily Gray
  • Tommy Schrider - Reese Vennek
  • Chelsea Spack - Marjorie
  • Diane Davis - Mrs Azoff
  • Meat Loaf Aday - Herman Wolf
  • Danny Wolohan - Darren Azoff
  • Justin Adams - Male Staffer
  • Kathryn Allison - CSU Tech

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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