Sherlock Holmes is one of the world's greatest and most popular fictional detectives. His acute perception and powers of observation are called upon in solving a compendium of crime. As ever, Dr. Watson is on hand as his indispensable assistant.
- imDb Rating: 8.7 (18,241 Votes)
- Metascore: N/A
Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson solve the mysteries of copper beeches, a Greek interpreter, the Norwood builder, a resident patient, the red-headed league, and one final problem.
- Rated: TV-PG
- Released: 14 Mar 1985
- Runtime: 60 min
- Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
- Director: N/A
- Writer: John Hawkesworth
- Actors: Jeremy Brett, David Burke, Rosalie Williams
- Language: English
- Country: UK
- Awards: N/A
- Total Seasons: 2
The Cardboard Box
Episode 4x6; Apr 11, 1994
Susan Cushing asks Holmes' help in solving the disappearance of her sister Mary Browner, but it doesn't seem Holmes' type of case until he is told of a Christmas present's grisly contents.
4x6: The Cardboard Box
4x5: The Mazarin Stone
4x4: The Red Circle
4x3: The Golden Pince-Nez
4x2: The Dying Detective
4x1: The Three Gables
3x9: The Eligible Bachelor
3x8: The Last Vampyre
3x7: The Master Blackmailer
Jeremy Brett as Sherlock Holmes
Edward Hardwicke as Dr. John H. Watson
David Burke as Dr. John H. Watson
|Episode No.||No. Overall||Title||Airdate||Runtime||Summary|
|1||1||A Scandal in Bohemia||1984-04-24||60||
Sherlock Holmes finds himself evenly matched when he is employed by the King of Bohemia to retrieve an indiscreet photograph from the American actress and singer, Irene Adler.
|2||2||The Dancing Men||1984-05-01||60||
A gentleman is baffled when the childish drawings of little dancing men terrify his American wife. Sherlock Holmes soon discovers why.
|3||3||The Naval Treaty||1984-05-08||60||
An unknown thief steals an important naval treaty from a Foreign Office clerk. Sherlock Holmes sets out to find it.
|4||4||The Solitary Cyclist||1984-05-15||60||
A strange man on a bicycle follows a young music teacher as she bicycles on a lonely road to and from the city.
|5||5||The Crooked Man||1984-05-22||60||
Colonel Barclay is found dead and his wife is arrested for the murder, but Holmes is convinced a missing door key will reveal the true killer.
|6||6||The Speckled Band||1984-05-29||60||
A young woman asks for Holmes' help when her ill-tempered stepfather moves her into the same room where her sister died under mysterious circumstances.
|7||7||The Blue Carbuncle||1984-06-05||60||
When the Countess of Morcar's priceless blue carbuncle is stolen, a reformed thief is charged with the crime.
|8||8||The Copper Beeches||1985-08-25||60||
Mr. Rucastle's odd requirements for governess Violet Hunter alarm her, so she seeks Holmes' advice.
|9||9||The Greek Interpreter||1985-09-01||60||
An unsavory gang kidnaps a Greek interpreter and forces him to relate their demands to an abductee who knows only the Greek tongue.
|10||10||The Norwood Builder||1985-09-08||60||
When a notorious retired builder is found dead, his recently-named heir is the prime suspect.
|11||11||The Resident Patient||1985-09-15||60||
A mysterious man sets up a new doctor in a posh practice for a percentage of the doctor's fees.
|12||12||The Red-Headed League||1985-09-22||60||
What seems at first to be a harmless prank played upon a red-headed man is soon revealed to be much more; a sinister scheme devised by the Napoleon of Crime.
|13||13||The Final Problem||1985-09-29||60||
Holmes and Watson travel to Europe to escape Moriarty's vengeance.
|Episode No.||No. Overall||Title||Airdate||Runtime||Summary|
|1||14||The Empty House||1986-07-09||60||
Believed dead after his fatal encounter with Professor Moriarity three years earlier, Sherlock Holmes returns to England to foil a plot to murder him by a former Moriarity gang member.
|2||15||The Abbey Grange||1986-07-16||60||
Holmes is called to a manor house to investigate the brutal murder of a country lord with a fireplace poker, and reconcile the story of his bruised and battered wife with the facts.
|3||16||The Musgrave Ritual||1986-07-23||60||
An obscure family document containing an enigmatic ritual holds the key to a hidden treasure if Holmes can decipher the mystery.
|4||17||The Second Stain||1986-07-30||60||
Holmes is asked by the country's Prime Minister to aid in the recovery of a stolen diplomatic letter, which, if published, might lead England into war.
|5||18||The Man with the Twisted Lip||1986-08-06||60||
Responding to a grieving wife, Holmes investigates the apparent murder of her husband in an apartment above an opium den.
|6||19||The Priory School||1986-08-13||60||
The headmaster of a prestigious prep school calls on Holmes for help when the ten year old only son of powerful duke disappears.
|7||20||The Six Napoleons||1986-08-20||60||
Inspector Lastrade reveals to Holmes that someone has been breaking into homes for the senseless purpose of destroying small busts of Napoleon.
|8||21||The Sign of Four||1987-12-29||60||
The disappearance of a young woman's father, and a mysterious note years later after the strange regular annual delivery of valuable pearls to her, puts Sherlock Holmes on the case.
|9||22||The Devil's Foot||1988-04-06||60||
While convalescing in Cornwall, a depressive Holmes investigates the apparent death from apoplexy of a local woman and the unexplained sudden dementia of her two brothers.
Holmes investigates the disappearance of a champion racehorse and the murder of its trainer on a lonely moor.
A bored Holmes eagerly accepts a case involving the disappearance of an amateur Spanish cartographer, as well as his servants, from his rented country lodge.
|12||25||The Bruce Partington Plans||1988-04-27||60||
Sherlock's brother, Mycroft, enlists his younger sibling to locate missing patent plans that pertain to a strategically critical state-of-the-art submarine.
|13||26||The Hound of the Baskervilles||1988-08-31||60||
When the latest heir to the Baskerville estate seems to be threatened by a family curse, only the master detective, Sherlock Holmes, can find out the truth.
|Jeremy Brett||as Sherlock Holmes|
|Edward Hardwicke||as Dr. John H. Watson|
|David Burke||as Dr. John H. Watson|