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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 Shirley Holmes 52 episodes, 1996-2000
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 Bo Sawchuk / ... 52 episodes, 1996-2000
Annick Obonsawin ...
 Alicia Gianelli 32 episodes, 1996-2000
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 Bartholomew 'Bart' James / ... 32 episodes, 1996-2000
Chris Humphreys ...
 Robert Holmes 28 episodes, 1996-2000
Sarah Ezer ...
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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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7 May 1997 (USA)  »

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Die Fälle der Shirley Holmes  »

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Series producers stated that growth spurts among key members of the cast was one of the key reasons for canceling the program. See more »

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[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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Great Show
23 May 1999 | by See all my reviews

This show is very entertaining. Shirley Holmes (the grandniece of Sherlock Holmes) uses deductive reasoning and detective skills to unravel any case set before her--with the help of her friend and sidekick, Bo Sawchuck. The two are quite a team. This show is not only fun to watch, but it is funny as well, not to mention, if you watch closely, you actually can learn something. All together, I give it five stars!


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