Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson solve the mysteries of the devil's foot, Silver Blaze, Wisteria Lodge and the Bruce-Partington Plans.


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Series cast summary:
 Sherlock Holmes (11 episodes, 1986-1988)
 Dr. Watson / ... (11 episodes, 1986-1988)
Rosalie Williams ...
 Mrs Hudson (6 episodes, 1986-1988)


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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5 February 1987 (USA)  »

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Die Wiederkehr von Sherlock Holmes  »

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Edward Hardwicke who played Dr. John Watson was the son of the acclaimed British actor Sir Cedric Hardwicke. In the 1950s US TV series "The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes" the part of Holmes was played by Ronald Howard, the son of another famous British actor, Leslie Howard. See more »


Referenced in Cluedo: Countdown (1990) See more »

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17 March 2008 | by (India) – See all my reviews

There is no other word to describe Holmes - Watson Duo other than BRILLIANT!!! Jeremy Brett---The best Holmes ever! Just Scintillating as the greatest, most loved and congenial detective of all time. David Burke---Great Watson! Brilliant acting , brilliant picturisation. I just love watching the Sherlock Holmes series The Way Brett plays Holmes is amazing! That spark in his eyes, that sheer Drama in his presentation! He plays Holmes to the T! His way of delivering those Sherlockian Punch lines is just out of the world! Burke ably supports Brett as the beloved Sidekick Watson. Entertaining and gripping to the Core. No one matches the Great Holmes Watson Duo!

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