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Wisteria Lodge 

A bored Holmes eagerly accepts a case involving the disappearance of an amateur Spanish cartographer as well as his servants from his rented country lodge.


Peter Hammond


Arthur Conan Doyle (by) (as Sir Arthur Conan Doyle), John Hawkesworth (developed for television by) | 1 more credit »




Episode complete credited cast:
Jeremy Brett ... Sherlock Holmes
Edward Hardwicke ... Dr. Watson
Freddie Jones ... Inspector Baynes
Kika Markham ... Miss Burnet
Donald Churchill ... Scott Eccles
Basil Hoskins Basil Hoskins ... Henderson
Trader Faulkner ... Lucas
Arturo Venegas Arturo Venegas ... Garcia
Guido Adorni Guido Adorni ... Luis
Sonny Caldinez ... The Mulatto
Abigail Melia Abigail Melia ... Henderson's Daughter
Lorna Rossi Lorna Rossi ... Henderson's Daughter


Without a case to occupy his restive mind, Holmes breaks his ennui by agreeing to investigate the story of an amateur cartographer who stayed overnight at the rented lodge of another map enthusiast but awoke in the morning to find his host and servants mysteriously missing. Holmes finds he has a rival in the ambitious and publicity conscious Inspector Barnes, who sees himself as The Great Detective's peer and is reluctant to share information with him. When the Spaniard is found bludgeoned to death, Barnes suspects his mulatto servant, but Holmes directs his efforts in a different direction. Written by Gabe Taverney (duke1029@aol.com)

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Crime | Drama | Mystery


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English | Spanish

Release Date:

20 April 1988 (UK) See more »

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Production Co:

Granada Television See more »
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Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Donald Churchill who plays Scott Eccles here had played Dr. Watson in the 1983 TV adaptation of "The Hound of the Baskervilles." See more »


[first lines]
Garcia: Mr Scott Eccles.
Scott Eccles: Oh, ah-ha, Mr Garcia.
Garcia: I'm sorry, I did not recognize you at once.
Scott Eccles: Oh, ah.
Garcia: Please, allow me to carry your case.
Scott Eccles: That's very civil of you. Thank you very much.
Garcia: I'm sorry the weather has been unkind for your visit.
Scott Eccles: Ah, well, unkind for you, perhaps, but, hah, we British, you know, we're hardy souls, hah-hah.
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A Bit of a Hodgepodge
11 February 2014 | by HitchcocSee all my reviews

An episode that is divided into two parts in the literary form. It starts with a Mr. Eccles who has been invited to the signature lodge. He spends an evening with a group of nervous people who get even more nervous when they receive a message. When Eccles awakens, everyone has disappeared. The house is empty. Now a series of events ensues, involving a vicious murderer and his henchmen. In the mix, however, is revenge for the death of a loved one and a plot to exact that revenge. It leads to a daring effort to infiltrate the evil man's domain and Holmes and Watson getting in a bit deep. I like this episode because of the complexity of the network that develops from the actions of the villain. It is much more intense than many of the stories and moves us along with great pacing.

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