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When Your Number's Up is the fifteenth episode of season three of Elementary. It first aired on CBS on the 19 February, 2015.


Holmes and Watson follow a blood trail into the world of wrongful death compensation when they investigate a series of murders, in which the killer leaves envelopes of cash on the victims as a calling card. Also, Holmes makes a generous gesture towards Watson as she suffers through the aftermath of a personal crisis.


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Guest stars[]

  • Alicia Witt - Dana Powell
  • Michael Cumpsty - Arlen Schrader
  • Maria Dizzia - Penny
  • Jason Pendergraft - Freddy Duncan
  • Jay Fernandez - Samuel Cardenas
  • Julia Murney - Gayle Wolper
  • Anastasia Barzee - Erin Chatworth
  • Fred Arsenault - Building Manager
  • Craig Wroe - Dana's Lawyer
  • Bob Ari - Jeweler
  • Nick Kohn - Crew Member
  • Cathleen Trigg - Reporter
  • Mario Basquez - News Anchor
  • Moti Margolin - Henry Wilseck


  • The title references the fatalistic concept that when you are 'destined' to die, it will happen, irrespective of any precautions you might take.

Season Three navigation[]

Season Three
#01 Enough Nemesis To Go Around#09 The Eternity Injection#17 T-Bone And The Iceman
#02 The Five Orange Pipz#10 Seed Money#18 The View From Olympus
#03 Just a Regular Irregular#11 The Illustrious Client#19 One Watson, One Holmes
#04 Bella#12 The One that Got Away#20 A Stitch in Time
#05 Rip Off#13 Hemlock#21 Under My Skin
#06 Terra Pericolosa#14 The Female of the Species#22 The Best Way Out Is Always Through
#07 The Adventure of the Nutmeg Concoction#15 When Your Number's Up#23 Absconded
#08 End of Watch#16 For All You Know#24 A Controlled Descent