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The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes 

Holmes, his friend Watson (or his brother Mycroft) work to solve the mysteries of The Three Gables, The Dying Detective, The Golden Pince-Nez, The Red Circle, The Mazarin Stone, and The ... See full summary »
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Series cast summary:
Jeremy Brett ...  Sherlock Holmes 6 episodes, 1994
Rosalie Williams ...  Mrs Hudson 6 episodes, 1994
Edward Hardwicke ...  Doctor Watson / ... 5 episodes, 1994
Charles Gray ...  Mycroft Holmes 2 episodes, 1994
Tom Chadbon ...  Inspector Hawkins 2 episodes, 1994
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Holmes, his friend Watson (or his brother Mycroft) work to solve the mysteries of The Three Gables, The Dying Detective, The Golden Pince-Nez, The Red Circle, The Mazarin Stone, and The Cardboard Box. Written by Kathy Li

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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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Official Sites:

Official site [France]

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UK

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English

Release Date:

7 March 1994 (UK) See more »

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The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes See more »

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Granada Television See more »
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(6 episodes)

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Dolby

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Jeremy Brett's last appearance as Sherlock Holmes. See more »

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Follows The Hound of the Baskervilles (1988) See more »

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An unfortunate ending to the series
30 March 2008 | by MartinHaferSee all my reviews

Thank goodness for the wonderful folks at Granada Television. In the mid 1980s, they created the absolute best Sherlock Holmes ever to make it to the big or small screen. Unlike all the previous versions, which LIBERALLY deviated from the Conan Doyle stories, the Granada films tried to be perfect in every detail.

Unlike the caricature of Holmes that you see in previous films where he wears a deerstalker hat, smokes a curved pipe and spouts "elementary, my dear Watson", this Holmes is true to the original character. Additionally, Dr. Watson is not the bumbling idiot as portrayed by Nigel Bruce (Bruce should burn in Hell for how he ruined this character).

All four Granada Television series were exceptional and up to the same great standards. However, unfortunately, this would be the last as Jeremy Brett died from a heart attack after only about 2/3 of the original stories could be filmed. What a shame.

Intelligently written and wonderful throughout. You can't do much better than these shows.


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