Where to Watch Sherlock Holmes

It’s Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s birthday today and we’re celebrating with a few episodes of Sherlock. If Benedict Cumberbatch isn’t your cup of tea, then here are a few other TV series and films to satisfy your appetite for the world’s most famous consulting detective and his beloved author. There’s something for everyone and happy 159th birthday Sir Arthur!

TV SERIES
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Elementary, 2012-2018
Sherlock Holmes moves to Brooklyn and works with the NYPD in this modern day interpretation starring Jonny Lee Miller as Sherlock Holmes and Lucy Liu as Dr. Joan Watson.


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Season 1 Hulu Amazon | iTunes | Amazon DVD
Season 2 Hulu Amazon | iTunes | Amazon DVD
Season 3 Hulu Amazon | iTunes | Amazon DVD
Season 4 Hulu Amazon | iTunes | Amazon DVD
Season 5 Hulu Amazon | iTunes | Amazon DVD
Season 6 Hulu Amazon | iTunes | Amazon DVD
Season 7 Hulu Amazon | iTunes | Amazon DVD
Complete Series Amazon DVD

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Sherlock, 2010-2017
You’ll find that nothing is as it seems in this popular series that is set in modern day London. The humorous chemistry between Benedict Cumberbatch’s Sherlock Holmes and Martin Freeman’s Dr. John Watson is one of the best reasons to watch.


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Series 1 Netflix Amazon | iTunes | Amazon DVD
Series 2 Netflix Amazon | iTunes | Amazon DVD
Series 3 Netflix Amazon | iTunes | Amazon DVD
Series 4 Netflix Amazon | iTunes | Amazon DVD
The Abominable Bride Amazon | iTunes | Amazon DVD

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Houdini & Doyle, 2016
This fun series explores the friendship between Arthur Conan Doyle (Stephen Mangan) and Harry Houdini (Michael Weston) as they solve bizarre and unexplained cases for Scotland Yard.


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Series 1 Amazon | iTunes | Amazon DVD

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Arthur & George, 2015
This series follows Arthur Conan Doyle as he works to clear the name of a local solicitor. Based on the book by Julian Barnes, this true story stars Martin Clunes as Arthur Conan Doyle and Arsher Ali as George Edalji.


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Series 1 PBS Masterpiece Amazon | iTunes | Amazon DVD

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Sherlock Holmes, 1984-1994
Arguably the epitome of Arthur Conan Doyle’s character and stories, this series stars Jeremy Brett as Sherlock Holmes and David Burke (Series 1) Edward Hardwicke (Series 2-4) as Dr. John Watson.


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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes Britbox Amazon DVD
The Return of Sherlock Holmes Britbox Amazon DVD
The Case Book of Sherlock Holmes Britbox Amazon DVD
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes Britbox Amazon DVD
The Complete Collection Amazon DVD

FILMS
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Mr. Holmes, 2015
This beautifully quiet film follows a retired Sherlock Holmes (Ian McKellan) as he grapples with dementia and memories of his final case.


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Movie Amazon | iTunes | Amazon DVD

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Sherlock Holmes, 2009-2011
Hang on tight! Rockstar director Guy Ritchie gives Sherlock Holmes the Hollywood treatment. Action packed and so much fun, the two movies star Robert Downey Jr. as Sherlock Holmes and Jude Law as Dr. John Watson. A third installment is reportedly set to be released in 2020.


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Sherlock Holmes Amazon | iTunes | Amazon DVD
A Game of Shadows Amazon | iTunes | Amazon DVD

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Young Sherlock Holmes, 1985
The origins of Sherlock’s and Watson’s partnership are explored in this Hollywood film directed by Barry Levinson, produced by Steven Spielberg, and starring Nicholas Rowe as young Sherlock Holmes and Alan Cox as young John Watson.


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Movie Amazon | iTunes | Amazon DVD

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Sherlock Holmes, 1939-1946
Considered by many to be “the only” Sherlock Holmes worth watching, this black and white series stars screen legend Basil Rathbone as Sherlock Holmes and Nigel Bruce as Dr. John Watson.


Movie Buy
The Complete Collection Amazon DVD
The Hound of the Baskervilles Amazon DVD
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes Amazon DVD
Sherlock Holmes and the Voice of Terror Amazon DVD
Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon Amazon DVD
Sherlock Holmes and the Voice of Terror Amazon DVD
Sherlock Holmes Faces Death Amazon DVD
The Spider Woman Amazon DVD
The Scarlet Claw Amazon DVD
The Pearl of Death Amazon DVD
The House of Fear Amazon DVD
The Woman in Green Amazon DVD
Pursuit to Algiers Amazon DVD
Terror by Night Amazon DVD
Terror by Night Amazon DVD

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