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Sherlock Holmes (15 Nov. 1981)

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Prof. Moriarity returns to kill Sherlock Holmes, and unleashes a complex and clever plan to lure the great detective to his death.



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Episode credited cast:
Sherlock Holmes
Richard Woods ...
George Morfogen ...
Laurie Kennedy ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Louis Beachner ...
Robert Brolli ...
Yusef Bulos ...
William Duell ...
Hugo N. Furst ...
Cab man
Jennifer Harmon ...
Mrs. Smeedley
Frank Maraden ...
Michael Quill ...


Prof. Moriarity returns to kill Sherlock Holmes, and unleashes a complex and clever plan to lure the great detective to his death.

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15 November 1981 (USA)  »

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The original play had four acts. This production has five. See more »


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9 February 2000 | by (Chicago, USA) – See all my reviews

Frank Langella plays a wonderful version of the supersleuth, making him both more aloff, and more human at the same time. It is easy to see why this play has been a hit since 1899. The dialogue sparkles, the jokes are really funny, the sets are ingenious, and the ending is - to say the very least - completely unexpected. Wow!

If you think Basil Rathbone, or Jeremy Brett make a good Holmes, then you ain't seen nothing yet. Frank blows them out of the water and claims the role for himself.

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