The original, highly-acclaimed series starring Jeremy Brett as Holmes and featuring first David Burke, then later Edward Hardwicke as Watson, returns. Brett's Sherlock is considered by many to be the definitive portrayal of Arthur Conan Doyle's master sleuth.
Sherlock Holmes Previous Broadcasts
The Copper Beeches (Episode #107)
KQED Plus: Mon, Nov 23, 2015 -- 12:00 AM
The story of Miss Violet Hunter - who seeks advice from Sherlock Holmes as to whether she should accept a position as governess to Edward, son of Jethro Rucastle. Worried about the conditions he has stipulated, the great detective is faced with one of the most sinister puzzles of his career.
The Blue Carbuncle (Episode #106)
KQED Plus: Mon, Nov 9, 2015 -- 12:00 AM
The Blue Carbuncle, a mysterious jewel with a sinister history, is stolen from the Countess of Morcar. After it is found inside a Christmas goose, the mystery becomes even more bizarre. So who is the true thief? This is a puzzle only Sherlock Holmes can unravel.
The Sign of Four - Part Two (Episode #402)
KQED Plus: Sat, Nov 7, 2015 -- 7:00 PM
Following the case of Mary Morstan, an apparently wronged heiress, Holmes comes across eccentric twin brothers - one soon murdered in a locked room - a missing treasure, and a one-legged man with a very small companion. A breathless chase up the river Thames by boat gets Holmes the answer to the mystery he's been seeking. Special appearance by John Thaw (Inspector Morse).
- KQED Plus: Sun, Nov 8, 2015 -- 1:00 AM
The Speckled Band (Episode #105)
KQED Plus: Mon, Nov 2, 2015 -- 12:00 AM
Julia Stoner has lived alone with her step-father, Dr. Grimsby Roylott since the strange death of her sister two years before. Holmes and Watson establish that the stepfather keeps a deadly snake - "the speckled band" - which he intends using again as the murder tool. But what are his motives?
The Sign of Four - Part 1 (Episode #401)
KQED Plus: Sun, Nov 1, 2015 -- 1:00 AM
For months Holmes has been in the grip of the dreadful frustration of enforced inactivity. But, with the entrance of Mary Morstan, begins the adventure which Watson will later record as THE SIGN OF FOUR. The mysterious disappearance of her father years before, and an annual gift from an anonymous benefactor intrigues Holmes enough to become involved in the case.