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 Naval Treaty (#102) Duration: 52:04
Apart from the Minister himself, Percy Phelps is the only man in the Foreign Office with access to the secret treaty between Great Britain and Italy. When the treaty disappears Phelps, tortured by guilt, calls on the services of Sherlock Holmes. With world peace in danger, it seems only one man can help but can Holmes find the treaty in time?
The Dancing Men (#101) Duration: 52:01
Holmes and Watson unravel the mystery of the "dancing men" and apprehend the man who has been threatening Mrs. Cubitt. But will they be in time to prevent her attempted suicide and catch the killer behind Mr. Cubitt's tragic murder?
The Solitary Cyclist (#103) Duration: 52:00
Violet Smith consults Sherlock Holmes over the mysterious cyclist who has been following her on a regular basis. Meanwhile, the efforts of three men, returned from South Africa to defraud her of her inheritance by forcing her to marry one of them, are thwarted by Holmes and Watson. Is there a connection, who is the solitary cyclist and is he really trying to protect her?
The Crooked Man (#104) Duration: 51:34
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?
The Speckled Band (#105) Duration: 52:28
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?
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