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"The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes" The Copper Beeches (TV Episode 1985) - Plot Summary Poster

Plot Summary

  • Sherlock Holmes is approached by a pretty young woman with a bizarre tale. Violet Hunter is a governess by profession and she has recently been offered a position by Jephro Rucastle to act in that capacity at his country home, the Copper Beeches. Apart from offering an enormous salary, Mr. Rucastle also has a number of odd requests. It would be necessary for Violet to cut her hair short and from time to time she would have to sit with them in the parlor wearing a particular electric blue dress. Homes doesn't have much to offer by way of advice but after taking up her appointment, Violet urgently requests his assistance when she discovers that someone may be locked away in a far corner of the house.

    - Written by garykmcd
  • Mr. Rucastle's odd requirements for governess Violet Hunter, such as cutting her hair and wearing certain dresses, alarm her so she seeks Holmes' advice.

    - Written by mama.sylvia

Synopsis

Sherlock Holmes (Jeremy Brett) is smoking, utterly annoyed and frustrated. The last drop is when a boarding school young girls asks for his advice...

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