The Return of Sherlock Holmes: Season 2, Episode 4

The Bruce Partington Plans (27 Apr. 1988)

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Sherlock's brother Mycroft enlists his younger sibling to locate missing patent plans that pertain to a strategically critical state-of-the-art submarine.

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After a civil servant at the Naval Patent Office is found with his head crushed adjacent to the open-air tracks of the London Underground, Holmes' brother Mycroft enlists Sherlock's help on the case The murdered man has apparently stolen top-secret plans for ten components of a new, state-of-the-art submarine, but only seven of the less important design plans are found on the body. Holmes and Watson are entrusted to find the three critically important missing blueprints. Written by Gabe Taverney (duke1029@aol.com)

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The Latin words that Holmes sings at the beginning are "Quicumque bonum desiderat caelum et fontes aquarum desiderat", which roughly translate as "Anyone who desires good, desires heaven and fountains of water." See more »

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Clerk at Woolwich Station: Evening, Mr West.
Cadogan West: Third class, London Bridge.
Clerk at Woolwich Station: Single or return?
Cadogan West: Oh,it doesn't matter. Single.
[a whistle is heard]
Cadogan West: Quickly. Quickly.
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Great episode
23 June 2011 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

As people may well know by now, I am a big fan of the Granada Sherlock Holmes series. As far as the episodes in The Return of Sherlock Holmes go, I still think The Devil's Foot is the standout of this particular series, but The Bruce-Partington Plans is one of those episodes that shows why I love the series as much as I do.

The pace is mostly solid, if dragging a tad once or twice. That said, the story is an interesting and well-told one, and is further helped by the thoughtful dialogue, the meticulous production values(one of the series' best assets), the wonderful music and the top notch acting of Jeremy Brett, Edward Hardwicke and Charles Gray.

All in all, a great episode. 9/10 Bethany Cox


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