Shot in Polish-British co-production series of short stories based on themes of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle - "father" of the world's most famous detective: Sherlock Holmes. Each episode is a ... See full summary »
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Geoffrey Whitehead ...
 Sherlock Holmes (24 episodes, 1979-1980)
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Shot in Polish-British co-production series of short stories based on themes of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle - "father" of the world's most famous detective: Sherlock Holmes. Each episode is a separate entity, revealing another riddle crime that quickly and reliably solve Sherlock Holmes. Have the reputation of an excellent detective Sherlock Holmes is an apartment in the house on Baker Street. He would like to take a roommate. When winter 1881. Dr. John Watson returns from the war in Afghanistan and is looking for an apartment in London, a friend advised him to Holmes took advantage of the offer. Both men quickly became friends and since Watson accompanied Holmes in his remarkable work, admiring his ability to deduction and clear facts. Full of praise for the insight and perception Holmes is also Inspector Lestrade of Scotland Yard. Written by Butterbaugh

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Hard to find series is well worth the hunt
13 September 2011 | by (Boston MA) – See all my reviews

The listing here is missing one episode "Murder on a Midsummer's Eve", but all of the episodes are difficult to find. Geoffrey Whitehead is one of the more ruthless incarnations of Holmes, particularly in the darker episodes, but he can take advantage of the humorous scripts as well. Donald Pickering is one of the better Watsons -- you can believe he's been a military man from his bearing and his athletic build -- and he comes across as intelligent and capable, if occasionally astonished or bewildered by Holmes's more brilliant strokes of genius. There's a certain dry humor shared between the two of them, as well, which brightens the opening and closing sequences of several episodes.


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