The celebrated duo of Jeremy Brett and Edward Hardwicke are back as the masterful Sherlock Holmes and his faithful cohort Dr. Watson. Based on the original stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, these spellbinding adventures are packed with mystery and suspense. Don't miss a single clue in these deadly games of cat and mouse!
Episode 1 - "The Devil's Foot": Dr. Watson insists that the nervous and exhausted Holmes should take a holiday in a small Cornish cottage. But there is no rest for the detective when a young woman is found dead, but has no apparent injuries. In addition, her two brothers have become raving lunatics overnight. Holmes and Watson investigate.
Episode 2 - "Silver Blaze": Silver Blaze, a highly prized racehorse, disappears in the night before a big race. The horse's trainer is found dead and his owner faces ruin. Sherlock Holmes, with the aid of a dog and some sheep, finds a strange solution.
Episode 3 - "The Bruce Partington Plans": A young man is found brutally beaten and murdered on a railway line leading from the Underground. Strange plans of a secret submarine are found in his pocket. Is he a hero or a traitor? Aided and abetted by the master detective's brother Mycroft, Holmes and Watson follow a trail through fog-shrouded London to find the truth, and the murderer.
This program collects three episodes from THE RETURN OF SHERLOCK HOLMES television series: THE DEVIL'S FOOT, THE SILVER BLAZE, and THE BRUCE PARTINGTON PLANS. See individual titles for details.