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The Adventures of Shirley Holmes 

The grand-niece of Sherlock Holmes, Shirley, lives in Canada and solves crime after local crime with the assistance of her boyfriend, Bo Sawchuk, and meeting opposition from Molly Hardy.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Meredith Henderson ...  Shirley Holmes 52 episodes, 1996-2000
John White ...  Bo Sawchuk / ... 52 episodes, 1996-2000
Annick Obonsawin ...  Alicia Gianelli 32 episodes, 1996-2000
Blair Slater ...  Bartholomew 'Bart' James / ... 32 episodes, 1996-2000
Chris Humphreys ...  Robert Holmes 28 episodes, 1996-2000
Sarah Ezer Sarah Ezer ...  Molly Hardy 25 episodes, 1996-2000
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A teenage girl named Shirley who, with her 'side kick' Bo, (think Sherlock Holmes and Watson) are always in the middle of a new crime that needs solving, and who better to do it than the legendary Sherlock Holmes grand-niece Shirley? Written by Natalie <cola_girl@hotmail.com>

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Mystery | Family

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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 May 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Die Fälle der Shirley Holmes See more »

Filming Locations:

Manitoba, Canada See more »

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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The name of Shirley Holmes' nemesis, Molly Hardy, is a play on the name of her great-grand-uncle Sherlock Holmes' arch-enemy: Professor Moriarty. See more »

Quotes

[first lines over opening credits]
[Shirley reads a message she found hidden in a family heirloom]
Voice of Sherlock Holmes: To the holder of this letter, my commendations. Solving the puzzle of the chest required more than considerable deductive powers. My work has consumed my life and I have produced no heir to follow in my path, but I picture you a young man of good imagination. Any mystery devised by mortal minds can be solved therewith. Yours faithfully, Sherlock Holmes.
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Referenced in Lukas: Amor und Psyche (1997) See more »

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Kick ass
10 July 2006 | by ThrozzySee all my reviews

I absolutely loved this show. I wish I had taped them. I would watch it every week, and write down what was happening in the episode. I was obsessed with it and the shows that followed. I was seven, and this was great for mysteries for me, and reading the books as well. Plus, gotta love that Bo. The way of solving was always interesting, and seeing who had done the crime. It was fun at my age to try and solve the mystery, sometimes I'm right, other times I'm wrong, and it was fun. There should really be a DVD set our for this series, or they should re-air it on YTV at nights, or on the weekends, because they don't make TV shows like they used too. I always loved the thought of being in their circle of friends. Looked like lots of fun. I love seeing the cast wherever they are, I'm say "There's Bo!" or "There's Bart!" But no one ever knew what I was talking about. All in all, awesome show!


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