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Robert Downey Jr. is “Sherlock Holmes” (2009) – reviewed by George

This movie is very self-congratulatory, or at least its publicists, cast, and crew are. Phrases like “re-imagining” and “re-inventing Sherlock” are thrown around a lot, on the packaging for the dvd and in its Interviews. ¬†And if you’ve been following … Continue reading

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Rupert Everett as Sherlock Holmes in “Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Silk Stocking” (2004) – reviewed by George

Extraordinary! A completely original story with some startling new things along the way! Holmes is in an opium den while poor men and women are scrounging in the mud alongside the Thames, looking for anything to sell, when one finds … Continue reading

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Matt Frewer is Sherlock Holmes in “The Sign of Four” (2001) – reviewed by George

This is the best, most wonderful version yet, and is not likely to be bested in the future. Striking changes add suspense and excitement, and the ending is outstandingly excellent. To start with, the prologue is very well done – … Continue reading

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Matt Frewer is Sherlock Holmes in “The Hound of the Baskervilles” (2000) – reviewed by George

I was open, but I really didn’t expect such a good movie after having seen a lot of “Hounds”. The screenwriter Joe Wiesenfeld has done a really good job of getting all of the elements in, even Mr. Frankland and … Continue reading

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Jason Gray Stanford is the voice of Sherlock Holmes in “Sherlock Holmes in the 22nd Century” – Episodes 25&26 (1999) – reviewed by George

Episode 25: The Musgrave Ritual (Inspired by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle) During the night the British Museum is robbed of the Musgrave Sword. Wiggins (voice of Viv Leacock) and Deirdre (voice of Jennifer Copping) were to have a field trip … Continue reading

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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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