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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:

9 July 1986 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Die Wiederkehr von Sherlock Holmes See more »

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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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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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Edited into Biography: Sherlock Holmes: The Great Detective (1995) See more »

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Jeremy Brett plays by far the best Sherlock until today.
26 October 1998 | by PeeJaySee all my reviews

A good atmosphere fitting the Conan Doyle books takes you back to the days of the late 19th and early 20th century. Dialogs are often exactly or nearly the original text. Jeremy Brett plays a great Sherlock, with all the weird habits, qualities of character and humor which made this detective so popular that his return was requested after his death. Even the sense of superiority Sherlock shows is great. Watson is a good partner who is a background person, but present when necessary and so creating a good couple, and the right antipole. Just a good series for who loves the books, adding a person to a fiction character.


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