The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes

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  • 1994
  • 1 Season

The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes is a British television series produced by the MPI Media Group. This show is based on the famous stories of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's detective character, Sherlock Holmes. The series premiered in 1994 and lasted for a total of four seasons, with each season comprising of six episodes. It features some of the most compelling and intriguing mysteries that keep the viewers on the edge of their seats from start to finish.

The series showcases the brilliant analytical mind of Sherlock Holmes as he, along with his trusted companion Dr. John Watson, solves an array of perplexing cases set in Victorian London. These cases include stolen jewels, kidnappings, and, of course, murders. The crimes are always in intricate detail, with clever twists and turns that often leave viewers guessing until the very end.

David Burke had initially played the role of Dr. Watson, but later in the series, Edward Hardwicke took on the role. Jeremy Brett played the titular character of Sherlock Holmes with such finesse that he has been considered by many to be one the most accurate portrayals of Holmes to date. Brett's Holmes is sharp, witty, and uncompromising, and he embodies the detective with almost obsessive dedication to solving the case at hand.

Rosalie Williams plays the role of Mrs. Hudson, the landlady to Sherlock Holmes' residence. Colin Jeavons as Inspector Lestrade, and Charles Gray as Holmes' brother, Mycroft, also feature in the series. The main antagonists of the show are often the criminals themselves, but some episodes also feature other threads that weave through the season, including Moriarty, Holmes' longtime nemesis.

The series is praised not only for its brilliant cast but also for its exceptional production quality. The sets, costumes, and props that create an authentic Victorian setting help transport viewers back in time to the world of Sherlock Holmes.

The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes follows a formulaic structure similar to the other Sherlock Holmes adaptations, but the exceptional attention to detail and high-quality performances from the cast make this series stand out. The show's writers have also kept in mind the spirit of the original stories, with each episode being based on a Conan Doyle original or taking inspiration from them. The mysteries are crafted in a way that feels fresh and new, and with each episode, the viewer is treated to a new story that keeps them coming back for more.

Overall, this series is an absolute must-watch for fans of Sherlock Holmes and fans of mystery dramas. The exceptional performances, attention to detail, and gripping mysteries keep the show engaging from start to finish. The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes is well worth the investment of time and will not disappoint viewers looking for a thrilling and gripping television series.

The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (6 episodes). The series first aired on March 7, 1994.

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The Cardboard Box
6. The Cardboard Box
April 11, 1995
Susan Cushing asks Holmes' help in solving the disappearance of her sister Mary Browner, but it doesn't seem Holmes' type of case until he is told of a Christmas present's grisly contents.
The Mazarin Stone
5. The Mazarin Stone
April 4, 1994
Sherlock Holmes has disappeared into the Highlands, while Mycroft investigates the theft of the Mazarin diamond and Watson suspects a trap in an offer of $5 million to a former professor if he can find a third man surnamed Garrideb.
The Red Circle
4. The Red Circle
March 28, 1994
A nervous landlady brings a mysterious boarder to Holmes' attention, leading to a secret society and the efforts of a young couple to escape their past.
The Golden Pince-Nez
3. The Golden Pince-Nez
March 21, 1994
Sherlock Holmes and his brother Mycroft investigate the murder of an amanuensis who clutches a pince-nez and whose last words were, "The professor--it was she."
The Dying Detective
2. The Dying Detective
March 14, 1994
A man dies of a mysterious tropical disease on which his cousin, his heir, is the sole authority.
The Three Gables
1. The Three Gables
March 7, 1994
A dead young man's affair with a beautiful widow brings odd, dangerous events to his grandmother's house.
Where to Watch The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes is available for streaming on the MPI Media Group website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes on demand at Vudu.
  • Premiere Date
    March 7, 1994