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: Fri, Jul 26, 2013 -- 9:40 PM
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.
- KQED Plus: Sat, Jul 27, 2013 -- 3:41 AM
The Blue Carbuncle (Episode #106)
KQED Plus: Fri, Jul 19, 2013 -- 9:40 PM
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.
- KQED Plus: Sat, Jul 20, 2013 -- 3:39 AM
The Speckled Band (Episode #105)
KQED Plus: Fri, Jul 12, 2013 -- 9:39 PM
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?
- KQED Plus: Sat, Jul 13, 2013 -- 3:35 AM
The Crooked Man (Episode #104)
KQED Plus: Fri, Jul 5, 2013 -- 9:38 PM
Holmes and Watson visit Aldershot, to investigate the violent death of Colonel James Barclay. A tragic love story is unveiled which exposes the identity of a horribly deformed man, the "crooked man". His involvement in the case begins to place doubt in Holmes' mind - could Barclay have died of natural causes?
- KQED Plus: Sat, Jul 6, 2013 -- 3:40 AM