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Sherlock Holmes
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Amy Winslow
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Zapper (as Mark Adair Rios)
Joy Coghill ...
Mrs.Hudson
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Lt.Griffin
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Lt. Ortega
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Lt. Civita
Kerry Sandomirsky ...
Mrs. Ortega
Frabricio Santin ...
Pavon
Jorge Varas ...
Slick
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Rancho
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Ronald Hunt
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Resuscitation Nurse (as Catherine Lough)
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Respiratory Therapist
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Sherlock Holmes (Anthony Higgins) is awakened in modern times with a tale that he had invented a method of suspended animation that he had utilized on himself. Awakened by an earthquake, he is helped by Amy Winslow, who lives at 1994 Baker Street in San Francisco. There he is joined by a new group of Baker Street Irregulars led by Zapper. His battles lead him to the evil Moriarty clan led by James Moriarty Booth. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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12 September 1993 (USA)  »

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1994 Baker Street: Sherlock Holmes Returns  »

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Kim Delaney was a finalist for the role of Amy Winslow, but Debrah Farentino had a deal with the network, so she was chosen for the role. See more »

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When explaining to Doctor Winslow that his famous fictional exploits were based on fact, Sherlock Holmes tells her that his cases were "...rendered into over-dramatic narrative by an Irishman, named Conan Doyle." Holmes author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was in fact Scottish. See more »

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Sherlock Holmes: Elementary, my dear... Winslow.
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Remake of The Return of Sherlock Holmes (1987) See more »

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Done better the first time in 1987.
20 September 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This version just doesn't work. The casting and directions are just too off to really get a connection with the viewer. The script and concept, however could work if given some decent production. In fact, it did six years earlier!

This 1993 made-for-TV movie was a remake of a 1987 made-for-TV movie. Obviously meant as a series pilot that just never took off. Even though the 1987 cast and crew did it much better, they decided to remake the same script. If you can find it somewhere, its definitely a must-see for mystery and Sherlock Holmes fans. Check it out at http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0093850/ Just forget about this 1993 version. It's painfully obvious they just couldn't get the same cast and crew that worked in '87 version.


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