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The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes 

Holmes, his friend Watson (or his brother Mycroft) work to solve the mysteries of The Three Gables, The Dying Detective, The Golden Pince-Nez, The Red Circle, The Mazarin Stone, and The ... See full summary »
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Top Rated TV #84 | 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Jeremy Brett ...  Sherlock Holmes 6 episodes, 1994
Rosalie Williams ...  Mrs Hudson 6 episodes, 1994
Edward Hardwicke ...  Doctor Watson / ... 5 episodes, 1994
Charles Gray ...  Mycroft Holmes 2 episodes, 1994
Tom Chadbon ...  Inspector Hawkins 2 episodes, 1994
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Holmes, his friend Watson (or his brother Mycroft) work to solve the mysteries of The Three Gables, The Dying Detective, The Golden Pince-Nez, The Red Circle, The Mazarin Stone, and The Cardboard Box. Written by Kathy Li

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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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Official Sites:

Official site [France]

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UK

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English

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7 March 1994 (UK) See more »

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Granada Television See more »
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Runtime:

(6 episodes)

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Dolby

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Jeremy Brett's last appearance as Sherlock Holmes. See more »

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Follows The Return of Sherlock Holmes (1986) See more »

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The end of a superb era, that is commemorated in a reflective final series
21 October 2009 | by TheLittleSongbirdSee all my reviews

The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes signalled the end of a superb era. Overall, it is a reflective final series, with a couple of tear jerkers and beautiful moments. The final episode in particular was full of both. The series is precisely detailed and superbly acted, and while not quite as good as its three predecessors, it is still a truly wonderful series.

The camera work is very fine, and the period detail as to be expected is precise and beautifully done. The music is beautiful, not only haunting but even brings a sense of poignancy. Also superb were the scripts, reflective and sombre, there was some fine writing.

The acting from both Jeremy Brett and Edward Hardwicke is nothing short of superb. I have said many times already that Brett was the definitive Holmes, and his ultimely death in 1995 was a true loss in the acting world. He was perfect as the complex fictional detective, no matter how many actors have played the character, Brett WAS Holmes, no doubt about it. Hardwicke's Watson is for me the truest of all the Watsons, with David Burke close behind. He gave a sense of authority and intelligence that was admirable.

In conclusion, a fitting end to a superb era of Sherlock Holmes. 10/10 Bethany Cox


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