The Return of Sherlock Holmes (1986– )

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 Sherlock Holmes (11 episodes, 1986-1988)
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 Mrs Hudson (6 episodes, 1986-1988)
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Dr. Watson, finds a mystery in an empty house, while Holmes and he later solve the mysteries of an abbey grange, the Musgrave ritual, a second stain, a man with a twisted lip, the priory school, and a half-dozen plaster busts of Bonaparte. Written by Kathy Li

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With this series Edward Hardwicke took over the role of Dr. Watson in the various Jeremy Brett "Sherlock Holmes" TV series and films following the departure of David Burke, who played the Watson role in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1984). See more »

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The Best Sherlock Holmes Ever
24 December 2004 | by (The Hague, The Netherlands) – See all my reviews

Jeremy Brett was my generation's Sherlock Holmes, the way Michael Praed is my generation's Robin Hood.

Both series have been done before (and since), but never better. The only series that comes close is the pre-Holmes/true life version of Arthur Conan Doyle's apprenticeship at the feet of the brilliant dr. Bell, called "Murder Rooms".

Jeremy Brett is excellent as the cultured, sensitive (gay?) king of detectives. Australian actors David Burke, and later on Edward Hardwicke (in the follow-up to this series "The Return Of Sherlock Holmes", also with Jeremy Brett) hold their own as the experienced everyman versions that are really Arthur Conan Doyle himself.

Highly recommended.


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