The grand-niece of Sherlock Holmes, Shirley, lives in Canada and solves crime after local crime with the assistance of her boyfriend, Bo Sawchuk, and meeting opposition from Molly Hardy.
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 Shirley Holmes (52 episodes, 1996-2000)
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 Bo Sawchuk / ... (52 episodes, 1996-2000)
Annick Obonsawin ...
 Alicia Gianelli (31 episodes, 1996-2000)
Blair Slater ...
 Bartholomew 'Bart' James / ... (31 episodes, 1996-2000)
Chris Humphreys ...
 Robert Holmes (28 episodes, 1996-2000)
Sarah Ezer ...
 Molly Hardy (25 episodes, 1996-2000)
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A teenage girl named Shirley who, with her 'side kick' Bo, (think Sherlock Holmes and Watson) are always in the middle of a new crime that needs solving, and who better to do it than the legendary Sherlock Holmes grand-niece Shirley? Written by Natalie <cola_girl@hotmail.com>

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Series producers stated that growth spurts among key members of the cast was one of the key reasons for canceling the program. See more »

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[first lines over opening credits]
[Shirley reads a message she found hidden in a family heirloom]
Voice of Sherlock Holmes: To the holder of this letter, my commendations. Solving the puzzle of the chest required more than considerable deductive powers. My work has consumed my life and I have produced no heir to follow in my path, but I picture you a young man of good imagination. Any mystery devised by mortal minds can be solved therewith. Yours faithfully, Sherlock Holmes.
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Referenced in Lukas: Amor und Psyche (1997) See more »

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Great show!
2 July 1999 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

The Adventures of Shirley Holmes is a great show for anyone who likes a good mystery. The actors do an excellent job portraying the characters, and because of that, you can really get into the show. It is funny, but also quite serious sometimes. Great for people of any age!


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