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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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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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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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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 »

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Followed by The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes (1991) See more »

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Brilliant!
17 March 2008 | by diligentdrool_14See all my reviews

There is no other word to describe Holmes - Watson Duo other than BRILLIANT!!! Jeremy Brett---The best Holmes ever! Just Scintillating as the greatest, most loved and congenial detective of all time. David Burke---Great Watson! Brilliant acting , brilliant picturisation. I just love watching the Sherlock Holmes series The Way Brett plays Holmes is amazing! That spark in his eyes, that sheer Drama in his presentation! He plays Holmes to the T! His way of delivering those Sherlockian Punch lines is just out of the world! Burke ably supports Brett as the beloved Sidekick Watson. Entertaining and gripping to the Core. No one matches the Great Holmes Watson Duo!


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