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The Return of Sherlock Holmes 

Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson solve the mysteries of the devil's foot, Silver Blaze, Wisteria Lodge and the Bruce-Partington Plans.

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John Hawkesworth
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1988   1986  
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Jeremy Brett ...  Sherlock Holmes 11 episodes, 1986-1988
Edward Hardwicke ...  Dr. Watson / ... 11 episodes, 1986-1988
Rosalie Williams ...  Mrs Hudson 6 episodes, 1986-1988
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Storyline

Dr. Watson, finds a mystery in an empty house, while Holmes and he later solve the mysteries of an abbey grange, the Musgrave ritual, a second stain, a man with a twisted lip, the priory school, and a half-dozen plaster busts of Bonaparte. Written by Kathy Li

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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

Official site [France]

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 February 1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Die Wiederkehr von Sherlock Holmes See more »

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Production Co:

Granada Television See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(13 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Edward Hardwicke originally wore "lifts" so as to be closer in height to Jeremy Brett. Unfortunately Hardwicke found it very difficult to walk wearing them, so they were disposed of. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Cluedo: Countdown (1990) See more »

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Superb
13 August 2001 | by kmacleanSee all my reviews

The Return of Sherlock Holmes continues the excellence of the original series. Jeremy Brett (Jeremy Huggins) is quite clearly the best Sherlock ever. These films are superbly done, the acting is uniformly excellent, and what I enjoy most of all is the meticulous attention to detail in all of these productions. They all have the feeling of the 1890's, I feel like I am transported back in time. I have purchased or recorded all of these videos, and and have viewed them regularly over the past 15 years. They are so well done, one never gets tired of seeing them. If you are a fan of Conan Doyle or if you are just looking for fine entertainment, you can't miss with these films.


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