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The Return of Sherlock Holmes (1987)

TV Movie  |   |  Mystery  |  10 January 1987 (USA)
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Sherlock Holmes is brought back to life by Watson's female descendant after being cryogenically frozen for eighty years.

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Sherlock Holmes is brought back to life by Watson's female descendant after being cryogenically frozen for eighty years.

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British actor John Wood, who had played Holmes in a revival of the William Gillette play for the Royal Shakespeare Company, flew to America at his own expense to audition for the part in this TV movie but was not cast. See more »

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References Murder, She Wrote (1984) See more »

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Rule Britannia
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Music by Thomas Augustine Arne
Arranged by Ken Thorne
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Holmes Lives!
20 February 2002 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I love this film. A very modern Jane Watson frees Sherlock Holmes from cryogenic freeze, where he has been preserved for over 80 years into a modern world of computers, copiers and cars. Michael Pennington is superb as the befuddled Holmes who proves himself the greatest detective in any century. The mystery is a delight and somewhat of an epic by TV movie standards. I only wish the TV series suggested by the final scene had come to pass.


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