Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

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  • 1954
  • 1 Season

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes is a thrilling detective series that is sure to keep you on the edge of your seat. The series is based on the iconic detective character Sherlock Holmes, created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Each episode brings a new mystery for Holmes and his trusty sidekick, Dr. Watson, to solve.

As the series progresses, viewers are taken on a journey through the dark and twisted mind of some of the most notorious criminals in London. With his razor-sharp mind and impeccable deductive reasoning, Holmes is able to solve even the most complex of cases.

The series is set in Victorian-era London, and the attention to detail in the costumes and set design is impeccable. Not only does this make the show visually stunning, but it also provides an immersive experience for viewers.

Benedict Cumberbatch plays the titular character of Sherlock Holmes, and his performance is masterful. Cumberbatch embodies the character of Holmes perfectly, from his aloof and detached demeanor to his brilliant mind and quick wit. He is joined by Martin Freeman as Dr. John Watson, who brings a warmth and humanity to the show that balances out Holmes' coldness.

The supporting cast is equally impressive, with each actor bringing their character to life in a unique and believable way. From Lestrade, the bumbling police detective who is always one step behind Holmes, to Mrs. Hudson, the tough but caring landlady who puts up with Holmes' eccentricities, each character is fleshed out and adds to the world of the show.

One of the standout features of the series is the writing. Each episode is tightly plotted and expertly crafted, with twists and turns that keep the viewer guessing until the very end. The dialogue is snappy and clever, and there are plenty of moments of humor throughout the show.

The series also does an excellent job of updating the classic character for a modern audience. While the show stays faithful to the original stories, it also incorporates modern technology and pop culture references in a way that feels natural and not forced.

Another great feature of the show is the cinematography. Each episode is beautifully shot, with a mix of sweeping wide shots and intimate close-ups that draw the viewer into the world of the show. The use of camera tricks and special effects is also impressive, with the show making great use of slow motion and freeze-frame to highlight key moments.

Finally, the score of the series is fantastic. Composed by David Arnold and Michael Price, the music perfectly captures the mood and tone of each episode. From the haunting opening theme to the tense and suspenseful moments during the investigations, the music adds an extra layer of atmosphere to the show.

In conclusion, The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes is a must-watch series for anyone who enjoys a good mystery. With clever writing, excellent performances, and stunning visuals, the show is a true masterpiece. Whether you're a fan of the original stories or just looking for a great show to binge-watch, The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes is sure to deliver.

Adventures of Sherlock Holmes is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (37 episodes). The series first aired on December 31, 1954.

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Seasons
The Case of the Tyrant's Daughter
39. The Case of the Tyrant's Daughter
January 1, 1955
A chemist is accused of the murder of his fiance's stepfather, who was determined to keep the two apart.
The Case of the Diamond Tooth
38. The Case of the Diamond Tooth
January 1, 1955
While walking along the banks of the River Thames, Watson discovers a diamond tooth.
The Case of the Unlucky Gambler
37. The Case of the Unlucky Gambler
January 1, 1955
A young boy shows up at Baker Street, asking for Holmes' help in finding his missing father.
The Case of the Haunted Gainsborough
35. The Case of the Haunted Gainsborough
January 1, 1955
Malcolm MacGregan will lose his family's Scottish castle if he can't make the mortgage payment, by midnight.
The Case of the Royal Murder
34. The Case of the Royal Murder
January 1, 1955
As payment for solving a case, Holmes and Watson are invited to spend a weekend at an estate in the Balkans. Their vacation is cut short, however, when another guest, Prince Stefan, is poisoned.Starring Ronald Howard as Sherlock Holmes...
The Case of the Impromptu Performance
32. The Case of the Impromptu Performance
January 1, 1955
A condemned man scheduled to hang the next day uses his last request to ask Sherlock Holmes to prove his innocence of the murder for which he is about to be executed.
The Case of the Exhumed Client
31. The Case of the Exhumed Client
January 1, 1955
Holmes investigates the death of Sir Charles Farnsworth, who in his will requested that Holmes investigate his death.
The Case of the Eiffel Tower
30. The Case of the Eiffel Tower
January 1, 1955
After a famous criminal is run over and killed by a milk wagon, Insp. Lestrade finds a mysterious coded note in the man's clothing.
The Case of the Imposter Mystery
29. The Case of the Imposter Mystery
January 1, 1955
While Holmes and Watson are out of London on vacation, someone has taken the opportunity to impersonate Holmes - to a great profit.
The Case of the Jolly Hangman
28. The Case of the Jolly Hangman
January 1, 1955
A traveling salesman is found hanged in his hotel room. Although the police eventually rule it to be a suicide, his widow thinks otherwise and asks Holmes to investigate the mysterious "suicide" further.
The Case of the Perfect Husband
27. The Case of the Perfect Husband
January 1, 1955
Russell Partridge announces to his wife Janet one day that he is in fact a killer who has murdered his six previous wives, and notifies her that she has one day to live and get her affairs in order before he murders her, too.
The Case of the Baker Street Nursemaids
26. The Case of the Baker Street Nursemaids
January 1, 1955
After finding a baby on their doorstop, Holmes and Watson discover the child is the son of a missing French scientist.
Violent Suitor
25. Violent Suitor
January 1, 1955
"Aunt Lottie", an advice columnist who is actually a man named Alex Doogle, advises a young woman to break up with her violent fiance, Jack Murdock. The groom-to-be pretends to be wealthy to mask his motive of acquiring the wealth of his intended bride.
The Case of the Night Train Riddle
24. The Case of the Night Train Riddle
January 1, 1955
A young boy and his father have a fight aboard a train, resulting in the boy running out of the compartment and seemingly vanishing into thin air. Although his governess thinks he simply ran away, Holmes begins to suspect something a bit more serious.
The Case of the Christmas Pudding
23. The Case of the Christmas Pudding
January 1, 1955
When a serial killer is sentenced to death, he issues a threat that he will kill Sherlock Holmes before he himself is executed.
The Case of the Deadly Prophecy
22. The Case of the Deadly Prophecy
January 1, 1955
Holmes and Watson are called to a boy's school in Belgium.
The Case of the Reluctant Carpenter
21. The Case of the Reluctant Carpenter
January 1, 1955
Sherlock Holmes races against time in order to find the location of a bomb that was planted somewhere in London by an extortionist.
The Case of the Careless Suffragette
20. The Case of the Careless Suffragette
January 1, 1955
A zealous suffragette acquires a bomb shaped like a croquet ball, intending only to draw attention to her cause, but it is switched with a real croquet ball and explodes, killing a member of Parliament.
The Case of the Vanished Detective
19. The Case of the Vanished Detective
January 1, 1955
When Sherlock Holmes disappears, Dr. Watson and Inspector Lestrade begin a search that leads them to a small shop.
The Case of the Thistle Killer
18. The Case of the Thistle Killer
January 1, 1955
Sherlock Holmes helps Scotland Yard to track down a killer who has been leaving three thistles next to each of the women he has murdered.
The Case of the Laughing Mummy
17. The Case of the Laughing Mummy
January 1, 1955
Sherlock Holmes helps one of Dr. Watson's old friends by explaining the source of an odd noise in the man's home, but in doing so Holmes uncovers a more serious mystery.
Greystone Inscription
16. Greystone Inscription
January 1, 1955
Millicent Channing comes to consult Sherlock Holmes because her fiance John has disappeared.
The Case of the Singing Violin
15. The Case of the Singing Violin
January 1, 1955
A woman is haunted by hallucinations; her fiance is murdered when he consults a psychiatrist. Starring Ronald Howard as Sherlock Holmes...
The Case of the French Interpreter
14. The Case of the French Interpreter
January 1, 1955
Holmes and Watson help an interpreter who was abducted by criminals.
The Case of the Split Ticket
13. The Case of the Split Ticket
January 1, 1955
Holmes and Watson are met in their flat by Brian O'Casey, who explains that he and two cohorts have a winning lottery ticket, but can only receive their earnings if they find one of the missing winners by midnight.
The Case of the Shoeless Engineer
12. The Case of the Shoeless Engineer
January 1, 1955
Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson are spending a restful day in the country, when they encounter a badly injured man who is carrying an unconscious young woman.
The Red-Headed League
11. The Red-Headed League
January 1, 1955
Sherlock Holmes investigates a strange story told to him by a shopkeeper, who claims to have been a member of the 'League of Red-Headed Men' until it unexpectedly dissolved.
The Mother Hubbard Case
10. The Mother Hubbard Case
January 1, 1955
Sherlock Holmes tracks down a murderer who uses a young girl to lure victims to empty houses, where they are killed.
The Case of Harry Crocker
9. The Case of Harry Crocker
January 1, 1955
Vaudeville escape artist Harry Crocker turns to Sherlock Holmes for help when he is accused of strangling a chorus girl.
Blind Man's Bluff
8. Blind Man's Bluff
January 1, 1955
The only clue at the site of two grisly murders is a chicken's foot. Baffled, Insp. Lestrade goes to Sherlock Holmes for assistance.
Winthrop Legend
7. Winthrop Legend
January 1, 1955
Sherlock Holmes seeks a rational explanation for the Winthrop family legend, which foretells the death of any family member who unexpectedly finds silver coins in his possession.
The Case of the Shy Ballerina
6. The Case of the Shy Ballerina
January 1, 1955
Dr. Watson accidentally comes home from his club with another man's coat, providing an important clue when the other man is murdered late that same night.
The Case of the Belligerent Ghost
5. The Case of the Belligerent Ghost
January 1, 1955
When Dr. Watson thinks that he has seen a ghost, it puts Sherlock Holmes on a trail that leads to a crime at an art museum.
The Case of the Texas Cowgirl
4. The Case of the Texas Cowgirl
January 1, 1955
A cowgirl from a visiting rodeo show asks Sherlock Holmes to help her when she discovers a dead man in her hotel room.
The Case of the Pennsylvania Gun
3. The Case of the Pennsylvania Gun
January 1, 1955
Holmes and Watson travel to Sussex to investigate the murder of Squire Douglas, who was shot to death in a sealed-up castle, with only two apparent suspects.
The Case of Lady Beryl
2. The Case of Lady Beryl
December 31, 1954
A woman confesses to a murder that was committed at her home, but Sherlock Holmes is convinced that she is innocent. Starring Ronald Howard as Sherlock Holmes, Howard Marion-Crawford as Dr. Watson.
The Case of the Cunningham Heritage
1. The Case of the Cunningham Heritage
December 31, 1954
Dr. John Watson meets private detective Sherlock Holmes, and assists him in solving a case that has confused Inspector Lestrade.
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Where to Watch Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
Adventures of Sherlock Holmes is available for streaming on the Amazon Addon website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Adventures of Sherlock Holmes on demand at Amazon Prime.
  • Premiere Date
    December 31, 1954