Category Archives: TV

Peter Cushing is Sherlock Holmes in “Sherlock Holmes” (1968), Episode 15, “A Study in Scarlet”- reviewed by George

In 1964-1965 the BBC broadcast a Sherlock Holmes series consisting of 13 30-minute black-and-white episodes starring Douglas Wilmer and Nigel Stock. The surviving 11 episodes have been reviewed on bickeringcritics and can be read in the July 2017 collection of … Continue reading

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Riverdale (2017) Reviewed by Anita **.5

Are you a comic book fan?  Do you remember  Archie and his gang at Riverdale High School?  No worries if you are not into the comic book fan the series Riverdale is a fresh face to an old fun comic strip.  While … Continue reading

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Douglas Wilmer is Sherlock Holmes in “Sherlock Holmes” (1964-1965): Episodes 9-11 – reviewed by George

9. Charles Augustus Milverton A tale of blackmail with a particularly unappealing little blackmailer, snide, disgustingly confident, unfeeling, and prissy. That is C. A. Milverton (Barry Jones). He blackmails the wife of a government official, Lady Farningham (Stephanie Bidmead – … Continue reading

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Douglas Wilmer is Sherlock Holmes in “Sherlock Holmes” (1964-1965): Episodes 5-8 – reviewed by George

5. The Red-Headed League Jabez Wilson (Toke Townley) has fiery red hair. He also has a new assistant, Vincent Spaulding (David Andrews) in his shop. Vincent tells him about the Red-Headed League and how he would be foolish not to … Continue reading

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‘Will’ TV series (2017) Reviewed by Anita ***

Do you like Shakespeare?  Do you get what he is saying?  I do, and I do again.  A new series is airing Monday nights on TNT called ‘Will’ .  There are 10 episodes and it just started July 10 so you have … Continue reading

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The Veil (1958) Reviewed by Anita ***

The Veil is an American TV series I accidentally ran across on Amazon Prime.  Produced by Hal Roach Studios, this Twilight Zone styled TV series never made it to TV.  The show was based on real life supernatural events, and it … Continue reading

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Did you mean to say that? Comment by Anita 2017

I don’t know where to start?  As you know I watch commercials like mini-short-films.  I find them fascinating on a nauseating level.  They both irritate and entertain me at the same time.  Which means I pay attention to the crap they … Continue reading

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Douglas Wilmer is Sherlock Holmes in “Sherlock Holmes” (1964-1965): Episodes 1-4 – reviewed by George

This second TV series of Holmes ran for 13 episodes, all based on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle stories, and all still in existence. The series was produced by the BBC, and starred Douglas Wilmer, who would later play Diogenes Gent … Continue reading

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Ronald Howard is Sherlock Holmes in “Sherlock Holmes” – Episodes 34-39 – reviewed by George

#34. The Case of the Royal Murder Holmes (Ronald Howard) has solved an extraordinary case involving the theft of state secrets from a foreign embassy in London. Holmes effectively saved the throne for the Balkan monarch King Conrad (Jacques Dacqmine), … Continue reading

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Ronald Howard is Sherlock Holmes in “Sherlock Holmes” (1954-1955) – Episodes 27-33 – reviewed by George

27. The Case of the Perfect Husband After a truly wonderful and delightful First Anniversary party the happy couple is finally alone, and the husband, Russell Partridge (Michael Gough), known as a successful art collector, casually tells his wife Janet … Continue reading

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