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.
The Disappearance of Lady Frances Carfax (#301) Duration: 50:31 TVG
Lady Frances Carfax is caught between an old family quarrel with her brother and a sinister horseman who seems to haunt her life. Holmes senses danger but before he can reach her she disappears.
The Problem of Thor Bridge (#302) Duration: 48:36 TVG
Maria Gibson, a dejected wife, arranges to meet her children's governess Grace Dunbar at Thor Bridge but is gunned down in cold blood.
The Adventure of Shoscombe Old Place (#303) Duration: 51:49 TVG
Sir Robert Norberton has gambled all on the success of a horse in the Champion Stakes - if it loses, he'll be ruined! Featuring a young Jude Law (Cold Mountain, The Talented Mr. Ripley) in a supporting role.
The Boscombe Valley Mystery (#304) Duration: 51:50 TVG
A man is found dying beside a lake by his son. The trail leads to blackmail and Australian gold mines, and then Holmes makes a breakthrough.
The Adventure of the Illustrious Client (#305) Duration: 52:23 TVG
Intrigue and deception are the order of the day - but is it all too much for the great detective?
The Adventure of the Creeping Man (#306) Duration: 50:44 TVG
Professor Presbury refuses to believe his daughter's story about a nightmarish intruder who appears at her window.
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The Three Gables (#307) Duration: 51:24 STEREO TVG
Isadora rejects her diplomat lover, Douglas Maberley, in favour of the young Duke of Lomond. With his life shattered, Douglas completes the manuscript of his life story and then dies in mysterious circumstances.
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The Sign of Four - Part 1 & 2 (#401) Duration: 54:46 STEREO TVG
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.
The Sign of Four - Part Two (#402) Duration: 56:28 STEREO TVG
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).
The Dying Detective (#308) Duration: 51:40 STEREO TVG
Sherlock Holmes gets a visit from Adelaide Savage who is worried about her husband Victor's increasing habit of smoking opium to heighten his powers for writing poetry.
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The Hound of the Baskervilles - Part 1 & 2 (#403) Duration: 52:58 STEREO TVG
The legend of the hound that has haunted the Baskerville family for 200 years is brought to Holmes' attention. He remains in London, sending Dr Watson to the estate to unravel the mysterious happenings on the foggy moor. Nothing and nobody are as they appear and the mystery grows deeper.
The Hound of the Baskervilles - Part Two (#404) Duration: 56:21 STEREO TVG
Watson discovers Holmes has been involved in the Baskerville case all along, while seemingly back in Baker Street. And, perhaps the legend of the dangerous hound has some basis in reality after all. The treacherous moor claims more victims.
The Golden Pince-Nez (#309) Duration: 51:20 STEREO TVG
Holmes investigates when Willoughby Smith, secretary to Professor Coram is found dead clutching a pince-nez.
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The Master Blackmailer - Part 1 & 2 (#405) Duration: 54:20 STEREO TVG
Sherlock Holmes is on an astonishing campaign to thwart one of London's most evil men -- Charles Augustus Milverton is the king of all blackmailers. Holmes has few clues to work with and needs one of the blackmailed to help trap Milverton. Robert Hardy (Harry Potter, Middlemarch, Little Dorrit) plays Milverton.
The Master Blackmailer - Part Two (#406) Duration: 56:42 STEREO TVG
Holmes effort to bring Charles Augustus Milverton to justice, he impersonates a plumber to get inside of Milverton's gated-fortress estate. And, Holmes appears to have fallen in love! Robert Hardy (Harry Potter, Middlemarch, Little Dorrit) plays Milverton.