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Elementary – An American take on Sherlock Holmes | TV Series Review

Elementary – An American take on Sherlock Holmes | TV Series Review

Although Sherlock Holmes considered his powers of deduction perfectly natural and to someone of his intellectual stature elementary, he remains one of the most enigmatic and appealing fictional characters ever since he was created. The stories of Sherlock Holmes and Watson have appealed a few generations and there have been countless adaptations in various forms of art including drama, radio, motion pictures and television. In a last couple of years, two contemporary TV series have gained attraction of media and general public. Both shows present a modernistic adaptation of Sherlock and Watson. These are the British show “Sherlock” and the ... Read More »

Problem at Sea | Agatha Christie’s Poirot | TV Serial | Season 1 | Episode 7 | Personal Reviews

The seventh episode of Agatha Christie’s Poirot (English TV Serial, which was aired in Briton), is titled as Problem at Sea. TV Serial : Agatha Christie’s Poirot Season : Season 1 Episode # : 7 Episode Title : Problem at Sea Originally Aired : 19 Feb 1989 Starring : David Suchet (Hercule Poirot), Hugh Fraser (Captain Arthur Hastings), Philip Jackson (Inspector James Japp), Pauline Moran (Miss Felicity Lemon), John Normington (Colonel Clapperton), Sheila Allen (Adeline Clapperton), Ben Aris (Captain Fowler), Geoffrey Beevers (Mr. Tolliver), Caroline John (Mrs. Tolliver), Roger Hume (General Forbes), Anne Firbank (Ellie Henderson), Victoria Hasted (Pamela Cregan), ... Read More »

The Blind Banker | Episode 2 | Season 1 | Sherlock TV Serial On DVD | Personal Reviews

The Blind Banker | Episode 2 | Season 1 | Sherlock TV Serial On DVD | Personal Reviews

The second episode of the TV Series Sherlock is titled as The Blind Banker. Like all the detective stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (on which the TV Serial is based), this tale also have a totally new case to deal with. Though the life of some permanent characters; including Sherlock Holmes, Dr. Watson and others continue to move on. This episode interestingly takes stuff from the following Sherlock Holmes stories: The Valley of Fear The Adventure of the Dancing Men The Sign of the Four TV Serial : Sherlock Season : Season 1 Episode # : 2 Episode Title ... Read More »

Triangle at Rhodes | Agatha Christie’s Poirot | TV Serial | Season 1 | Episode 6 | Personal Reviews

The sixth episode of Agatha Christie’s Poirot (English TV Serial, which was aired in Briton), is titled as Triangle at Rhodes. TV Serial : Agatha Christie’s Poirot Season : Season 1 Episode # : 6 Episode Title : Triangle at Rhodes Originally Aired : 12 Feb 1989 Starring : David Suchet (Hercule Poirot), Hugh Fraser (Captain Arthur Hastings), Philip Jackson (Inspector James Japp), Pauline Moran (Miss Felicity Lemon), Annie Lambert (Valentine Chantry), Jon Cartwright (Commander Chantry), Frances Low (Pamela Lyall), Timothy Kightley (Major Barnes), Peter Settelen (Douglas Gold), Angela Down (Marjorie Gold), Dimitri Andreas (Greek Cashier), Anthony Benson (Skelton), Al ... Read More »

A Study in Pink | Episode 1 | Season 1 | Sherlock TV Serial On DVD | Personal Reviews

A Study in Pink | Episode 1 | Season 1 | Sherlock TV Serial On DVD | Personal Reviews

The first episode of British TV Serial; Sherlock, which is the modernized adaptation of the fictional detective Sherlock Holmes, his aide Dr. John Watson and the cases they were involved or associated with; is loosely based on (or taking reference from) the following short stories written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. A Study in Scarlet The Adventure of the Red-Headed League A Scandal in Bohemia The Adventure of the Abbey Grange The Problem of Thor Bridge The Adventure of the Creeping Man The Adventure of the Tall Man TV Serial : Sherlock Season : Season 1 Episode # : 1 ... Read More »

The Third Floor Flat | Agatha Christie’s Poirot | TV Serial | Season 1 | Episode 5 | Personal Reviews

The fifth episode of Agatha Christie’s Poirot (English TV Serial, which was aired in Briton), is titled as The Third Floor Flat. TV Serial : Agatha Christie’s Poirot Season : Season 1 Episode # : 5 Episode Title : The Third Floor Flat Originally Aired : 05 Feb 1989 Starring : David Suchet (Hercule Poirot), Hugh Fraser (Captain Arthur Hastings), Philip Jackson (Inspector James Japp), Pauline Moran (Miss Felicity Lemon), Suzanne Burden (Patricia Matthews), Josie Lawrence (Ernestine Grant), John Golightly (Removal Man), Gillian Bailey (Mrs Sadler), Norman Lumsden (Vicar), Robert Hines (Jimmy Faulkener), Amanda Elwes (Mildred Hope), Nicholas Pritchard (Donovan ... Read More »