Category Archives: Sherlock Holmes

Jason Gray Stanford as the voice of Sherlock Holmes in “Sherlock Holmes in the 22nd Century” – Episodes 7,8,&9 (1999) – reviewed by George

Episode 7: The Adventure of the Beryl Board (inspired by “The Adventure of the Beryl Coronet” by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle) The story of two families, the Holders and the Paynes, and a new board for electronic devices. Sherlock is … Continue reading

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Jeremy Brett as Sherlock Holmes, Charles Gray as Mycroft Holmes, and Edward Hardwicke as John Watson in “The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes” (1994) – reviewed by George

Frank Finlay, Anna Carteret, Patricia Kerrigan, and Nigel Planer as Professor Coram, Anna, Abigail Grosby, and Inspector Hopkins in “The Golden Pince-Nez” In this episode Watson is stuck in his surgery due to terrible weather producing many illnesses. But Mycroft … Continue reading

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Jeremy Brett as Sherlock Holmes and Edward Hardwicke as John Watson in “The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes” (1993-1994) – Reviewed by George

Claudine Auger, Mary Ellis, Caroline Blakiston, and Gary Cady as Isadora Klein, Mary Maberley, the Dowager Duchess, and Douglas Maberley in “The Three Gables” Douglas Maberley is completely besotted with the older Isadora Klein. But she tires of him and … Continue reading

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Jeremy Brett as Sherlock Holmes and Edward Hardwicke as John Watson in “The Master Blackmailer” (1991) – reviewed by George

Robert Hardy, Norma West, Serena Gordon, Nickolas Grace, and Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies as Charles Augustus Milverton, Lady Diana Swinstead, Lady Eva Blackwell, Bertrand, and The Dowager. This is not an episode, but a film for television. In Paris a married woman … Continue reading

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Christopher Lee as Sherlock Holmes in “Incident at Victoria Falls” (1991) – reviewed by George

This film-for-television is a special effects maven’s dream. Shot entirely in Luxenbourg, the characters travel to Africa, travel by train around Africa, see lots of wildlife, and conclude with a trip to Victoria Falls and then back to their hotel. It’s … Continue reading

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Christopher Lee as Sherlock Holmes in “Sherlock Holmes and the Leading Lady” (1992) – reviewed by George

This is a very interesting original story written for TV and shown in two 93 minute segments. I’m sure you’re already predicting that I thought it too long, and you’re absolutely right. It could definitely use some tightening, but then … Continue reading

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Jeremy Brett as Sherlock Holmes and Edward Hardwicke as John Watson in “The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes” (1991) – reviewed by George

Anthony Valentine, David Langton, Abigail Cruttenden, and Kim Thomson as Baron Gruner, Sir James Damery, Miss Violet Merville, and Kitty Winter in “The Illustrious Client” A man is running down a steep boulder-strewn, but otherwise grassy, hill and at the … Continue reading

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Jeremy Brett as Sherlock Holmes and Edward Hardwicke as John Watson in “The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes” (1991) – reviewed by George

Robin Ellis and Frank Grimes as Sir Robert Norberton and John Mason in “Shoscombe Old Place” Sherlock has been reading newspapers and throwing them about, and he suddenly stops and asks Watson about Sir Robert Norberton. Watson’s quick reply is … Continue reading

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Jeremy Brett as Sherlock Holmes and Edward Hardwicke as John Watson in “The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes” (1991) – reviewed by George

Daniel Massey, Celia Gregory, and Catherine Russell as Neil Gibson, Maria Gibson, and Grace Dunbar in “The Problem of Thor Bridge” A woman walks through a garden and approaches a mansion. She is outside a room where a younger woman … Continue reading

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Jeremy Brett as Sherlock Holmes and Edward Hardwicke as John Watson in “The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes” (1991) – reviewed by George

Cheryl Campbell, Michael Jayston, Julian Curry, and Jack Klaff (as Lady Frances, Lord Rufton, Albert Schlessinger, and the Honorable Philip Green) in “The Disappearance of Lady Frances Carfax” I have reviewed this story once before, on July 28, 2017, starring … Continue reading

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