'Toon star Roger is worried that his wife Jessica is playing pattycake with someone else, so the studio hires detective Eddie Valiant to snoop on her. But the stakes are quickly raised when Marvin Acme is found dead and Roger is the prime suspect.
Vampish miss Dolan hires hardboiled P.I. Harry Dobbs to tail her shady boyfriend. Harry realizes that the man leads a double life but then his client disappears. Harry teams up with his own tail, P.I. Stella Wynkowski, to clear things up.
After policeman Frank Dooley is framed for theft and loses his job on the force, he joins a security guard agency and teams up with inept former defense lawyer Norman Kane. When the two botch a job guarding a local warehouse, they begin to uncover corruption within the company and their union.
Juliet Forrest is convinced that the reported death of her father in a mountain car crash was no accident. Her father was a prominent cheese scientist working on a secret recipe. To prove it was murder, she enlists the services of private eye Rigby Reardon. He finds a slip of paper containing a list of people who are 'The Friends and Enemies of Carlotta'.
Emily Boynton, stepmother to three children, blackmails the family lawyer into destroying a second will of her late husband that would have freed the children from her dominating influence. She takes herself, the children and her daughter-in-law on holiday to Europe and the Holy Land. At a dig, Emily is found dead and Hercule Poirot investigates.
The owner of a seedy small-town Texas bar discovers that one of his employees is having an affair with his wife. A chaotic chain of misunderstandings, lies and mischief ensues after he devises a plot to have them murdered.
When the girl that detective Joe Hallenback is protecting gets murdered, the boyfriend of the murdered girl attempts to investigate and solve the case. What they discover is that there is deep seated corruption going on between a crooked politician and the owner of a pro football team.
All episodes for season 1 are based on stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, originally published in The Strand magazine and in Doyle's first collection of Sherlock Holmes short stories titled "The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes"
All episodes for season 2 are based on stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, originally published in The Strand magazine and in Doyle's first collection of Sherlock Holmes short stories titled "The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes"
The series continues under the name of "The Return of Sherlock Holmes" for the next two years. Otherwise, it's the same series as "The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes". The main differences are that the stories come from Doyle's second collection of short stories titled,"The Return of Sherlock Holmes". Edward Hardwicke replaces David Burke as Dr. John Watson.
In addition to adaptations to some of Doyle's short stories from "The Return of Sherlock Holmes", there are also 2 feature-length TV movies based on novels written by Doyle: "The Sign of Four" and the ever popular "The Hound of the Baskervilles".
This 5th Season features adaptations of short stories found in Doyle's book, "The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes".
This isn't really a season so much as three feature length TV movies that were broadcast from 1991 through 1994, again with the same actors, production company and style as the others that came before.
The final season of Sherlock Holmes as portrayed by Jeremy Brett. His appearance has changed and he will soon die of heart failure. The plan had been to adapt all of Doyle's Sherlock Holmes stories but time is running out for their star icon and Granada decided to end the series when Brett died. These are the last performances from a great British actor who is classed as portraying one of the world's most iconic presentations of Sherlock Holmes. The series was first known as "The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes, after the title of the collected short stories written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.