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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?

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Wed, Oct 14, 2015 -- 12:00am Remind me

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?

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Wed, Oct 21, 2015 -- 12:00am Remind me

The Cardboard Box (#312) Duration: 51:25 STEREO TVG

Mary Cushing enlists Sherlock Holmes in investigating the disappearance of her sister, Susan.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sat, Oct 24, 2015 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Sun, Oct 25, 2015 -- 1:00am Remind me

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?

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Wed, Oct 28, 2015 -- 12:00am Remind me

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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sat, Oct 31, 2015 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Sun, Nov 1, 2015 -- 1:00am Remind me

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?

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Mon, Nov 2, 2015 -- 12:00am Remind me

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).

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sat, Nov 7, 2015 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Sun, Nov 8, 2015 -- 1:00am Remind me

The Blue Carbuncle (#106) Duration: 51:45

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.

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  • KQED Plus: Mon, Nov 9, 2015 -- 12:00am Remind me

The Copper Beeches (#107) Duration: 51:12

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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Mon, Nov 23, 2015 -- 12:00am Remind me

The Greek Interpreter (#108) Duration: 50:16

Mr. Melas, a Greek interpreter, undertakes an extraordinary assignment to gain a signature which will confirm a marriage. He knew he'd be risking his life if he told his story to a living soul. Fortunately he chose to confide in Mycroft, the brother of Sherlock Holmes.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Mon, Nov 30, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

    TV Technical Issues
    • Tues 9/29: Planned outage for KQET DT25 Over the Air signal

      (DT25.1, 25.2 & 25.3) The Fremont Peak transmission tower will be undergoing one of its routine maintenance inspections Tuesday. We expect to shut down the KQET DT25 signal at approximately 2pm (along with other stations on the tower), and expect to return around 3pm. Most TVs will automatically recover the signals after an outage of […]

    • KQED DT9.1 – 9.3, Sunday 9/20: Over the Air signal down

      UPDATE: KQED’s Sutro Tower signal was restored to full power shortly after 3pm on Monday. If your TV set has still not re-acquired the signal automatically, a rescan is probably in order. – – – – – – – – – UPDATE: Our over the air signal was restored at 50% power apx 4pm Sunday. […]

    • Mon 8/31: KQET Signal break-up (DT25.1, 25.2, 25.3)

      UPDATE: As of shortly after 7pm Monday evening, repairs were completed at the KQET transmitter, and the signal appears to be stable. Thanks for your patience. – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – Original post Monday 11am: We are aware of the break-up […]

To view previous issues and how they were resolved, go to our TV Technical Issues page.

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