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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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Weekend News Cast–Commentary by Anita

WOW! While watching the evening news last weekend I was overwhelmed with an attack of uncontrollable laughter. It has come to my attention that the weekend cast of local news anchors and roving reporters are televised live comedy in its … Continue reading

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Halloween Miniseries Reviewed by Anita *****

You all know my love of the miniseries.  I’d like to share a few here that fit the Halloween theme 100%.  They are all *****, each a total hit.  I believe you will feel the same when you give them … Continue reading

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Jason Gray Stanford as the voice of Sherlock Holmes in “Sherlock Holmes in the 22nd Century” – Episodes 4,5,&6 (1999) – reviewed by George

Episode 4:  The Resident Patient (inspired by the same) Dr. Blessington has developed a faster, less detectable version of plastic surgery and has used it on a major criminal, whom everyone assumes is Moriarty (voice of Richard Newman). Unfortunately the … Continue reading

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Jeremy Brett is D’Artagnan in “The Three Musketeers”: Disc Two, Episodes Six to Ten (1966) – reviewed by George

Part 6: Branded His three buddies explain to D’Artagnan why he should distrust Constance (Kathleen Breck), she is the Cardinal’s spy. And Athos (Jeremy Young) explains why he has no love life: his wife turned out to be a branded … Continue reading

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Jason Gray Stanford as the voice of Sherlock Holmes in “Sherlock Holmes in the 22nd Century” – Episodes 1,2,&3 (1999) – reviewed by George

This cartoon series of half-hour episodes began in 1999 and ran into 2001, with some gaps.  The art work is terrific and the animation definitely superior. Episode 1: The Rise and Fall of Sherlock Holmes (basis: The Final Problem) At … Continue reading

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Jeremy Brett as D’Artagnan in “The There Musketeers”: Disc One, Episodes One to Five (1966) – reviewed by George

This 10-part miniseries (half-hour episodes) features Jeremy Brett in the starring role 18 years before he started his ten-year stint as Sherlock Holmes. The book is closely followed and the action breaks down thusly: Part One – Enemies D’Artagnan’s father … Continue reading

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

Phyllis Calvert, Barbara Hicks, Richard Caldicott, Jon Finch, and Gavin O’Herlihy as Agnes Garrideb, Emily Garrideb, Nathan Garrideb, Count Sylvius, and John Garrideb in “The Mazarin Stone” Sherlock announces to Watson that he is leaving for the highlands and plans … 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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The Man from U.N.C.L.E.: Season Three, Disc Six (1966-1967) – reviewed by George

Episode 16: The Take Me to Your Leader Affair Somewhere on an island in the Caribbean, using his private observatory, Dr. Adrian Cool (Woodrow Parfrey) has discovered an asteroid which appears to maneuver itself in ways not seen before. It … Continue reading

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