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Sherlock Holmes Returns (1993)

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... See full summary »

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Amy Winslow
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Zapper (as Mark Adair Rios)
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Mrs.Hudson
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Lt.Griffin
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James Moriarty Booth
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Lt. Ortega
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Lt. Civita
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Mrs. Ortega
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Pavon
Jorge Varas ...
Slick
Jason Diablo ...
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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Trivia

Anthony Higgins, who plays the main protagonist in this movie, played Professor Rathe--the film's main antagonist-- in Young Sherlock Holmes. Towards the end of the movies, Rathe survives his icy demise and at the end of Young Sherlock Holmes' film credit, Rathe checks into an inn as the infamous Moriarty. See more »

Goofs

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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Oh, what fun!
7 August 2006 | by See all my reviews

This has the style and class of an episode of Murder She Wrote (one victim dies when his VW Beetle is filled with beetles!) but is utterly and insanely enjoyable - more bad puns than you can handle. Thank goodness it never made a series as this 90 min pilot is plenty enough to entertain, more would just hurt.

The script is pretty bad, yet romps along with incredible energy. The plot is grade A rubbish, but don't let that distract you from the enthusiasm the actors put in, bless them. Anthony Higgins as Holmes, frozen for 80 years in a device of his own devising and woken up in 1994, is brilliant - so over-the-top it is pure panto.

I don't like the adage "so bad it's good" but this is so camp and groan-worthy I think it may melt any heart into submission.


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