Tag Archives: Sherlock Holmes

Jason Gray Stanford as the voice of Sherlock Holmes in “Sherlock Holmes in the 22nd Century” – Episodes 16.17,&18 (1999) – reviewed by George

Episode 16: A Case of Identity (Inspired by the Story by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle) Beth Lestrade (voice of Akiko Morison) is in hot pursuit of a thief when Chief Inspector Grayson (voice of William Samples) tells her to stop; … Continue reading

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Jeremy Brett as Sherlock Holmes and Edward Hardwicke as John Watson in “The Eligible Bachelor” (1992) – reviewed by George

Simon Williams, Anna Calder-Marshall, Joanna McCallum, and Mary Ellis as Lord Robert St. Simon, sisters Lady Helena and Agnes Northcote, Flora Miller, and Lady Florence. This is a story of madness: life in asylums, being held alive after everyone thinks … Continue reading

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Jeremy Brett as Sherlock Holmes and Edward Hardwicke as John Watson in “The Return of Sherlock Holmes” (1988) – reviewed by George

Freddie Jones, Kika Markham, and Donald Churchill (as Inspector Baynes of the Surrey Constabulary, Miss Burnet, and Scott Eccles) in “Wisteria Lodge” What starts out looking like a domestic drama – husband kills wife’s lover – turns out to be a … Continue reading

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Jeremy Brett as Sherlock Holmes and Edward Hardwicke as John Watson in “The Return of Sherlock Holmes” (1988) – reviewed by George

Denis Quilley and Damien Thomas as Dr. Leon Sterndale and Mortimer Tregennis in “The Devil’s Foot” Our heroes are at the sea for Sherlock’s health, but John sees evidence of cocaine. With difficulty he holds his tongue. Then the vicar, … Continue reading

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Dumb Caption # 46 – The Return of Sherlock Holmes : The Empty House

After Colonel Moran is captured and Holmes is orating the finer points of the case, Moran says: “You may or may not have just cause for arresting me, but there can be no reason why I should be subjected to … Continue reading

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Jeremy Brett as Sherlock Holmes and David Burke as John Watson in “The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes” (1984) – reviewed by George

Norman Jones and Lisa Daniely (as Henry Wood and Nancy Barclay) in “The Crooked Man” Colonel James Barclay (Denys Hawthorne) and his wife Nancy are having a screaming argument behind a locked door, with him screaming “I love you!”, and … Continue reading

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Vasiliy Livanov is Sherlock Holmes in “His Last Bow” and “The Adventure of the Bruce-Partington Plans” [Russian Title “The Twentieth Century Approaches”] (1986) – reviewed by George

Mr. Victor Hatherly, hydraulics engineer, is summoned by Colonel Lysander Stark to do a job in absolute secrecy for fifty guineas for one night’s work: closer to one hour’s work says Stark, for all we want is to know exactly … Continue reading

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Vasiliy Livanov is Sherlock Holmes in “The Hunt for the Tiger” (1980) – reviewed by George

This conclusion to the three-episode-arc centered on Professor Moriarty and Colonel Sebastian Moran is based on the Doyle story “The Adventure of the Empty House”. Watson (Vitaly Solomin) is reading to Mrs. Hudson (Rena Zelenaya) from Sherlock’s last letter in … Continue reading

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Vasiliy Livanov is Sherlock Holmes in “The Acquaintance” (1979) – reviewed by George

When I set up the list of Holmes movies and TV shows I wanted to review, I was as inclusive as I could be. The only consciously omitted group was anything in a foreign language. However a short while ago … Continue reading

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Peter O’Toole is the voice of Sherlock Holmes in “The Baskerville Curse” (1983) – reviewed by George

Of the four Holmes cartoons (of which this is number three) it is easy to say that, despite the return of the imbalance of dialogue with music and effects sounds, this is the best of the three so far, largely … Continue reading

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