The 5 Craziest Elementary Villains

Everyone's favorite detective duo has solved all manner of mysteries, but five of the villains stand out among the rest.

Even Sherlock Holmes occasionally has competition

1. Even Sherlock Holmes occasionally has competition

Our favorite detective duo has solved all manner of mysteries, but some villains stand out among the rest. These are the five craziest villains in Elementary history.

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Wilson Trager, Fairbridge University

2. Wilson Trager, Fairbridge University

Holmes and Watson follow clues from a string of murders to a for-profit college called Fairbridge University and its CEO Wilson Trager. When people start to question the legitimacy of Fairbridge as an institute of higher learning, Trager has to take decisive and increasingly desperate action to keep the authorities from shutting down his business.

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Oscar Rankin

4. Oscar Rankin

Oscar isn't your typical villain in the context of this series. He represents an era of Sherlock's past that our detective would rather forget. He also has a habit of popping up when he's least expected.

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Isaac Pyke

5. Isaac Pyke

Isaac Pyke is a college professor who believes that artificial intelligence will be the downfall of humanity. Pyke's observational powers rival those of Sherlock himself, which leads to an unforgettable moral standoff.

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Jamie Moriarty/Irene Adler

6. Jamie Moriarty/Irene Adler

Natalie Dormer expertly combines two beloved pieces of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's canon to create a character that truly bewilders Sherlock Holmes. She's both a muse and a con artist, a lover and a nemesis.

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