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The Hounds of Baskerville 

Sherlock and John investigate the ghosts of a young man who has been seeing monstrous hounds out in the woods where his father died.

Director:

Paul McGuigan (as Paul Mcguigan)

Writers:

Mark Gatiss, Arthur Conan Doyle (based on the works of) (as Sir Arthur Conan Doyle) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Benedict Cumberbatch ... Sherlock Holmes
Martin Freeman ... Dr. John Watson
Una Stubbs ... Mrs. Hudson
Rupert Graves ... DI Lestrade
Mark Gatiss ... Mycroft Holmes
Andrew Scott ... Jim Moriarty
Russell Tovey ... Henry Knight
Amelia Bullmore ... Dr. Stapleton
Clive Mantle ... Dr. Frankland
Simon Paisley Day ... Major Barrymore
Sasha Behar Sasha Behar ... Dr. Mortimer
Will Sharpe ... Corporal Lyons
Stephen Wight ... Fletcher
Gordon Kennedy ... Gary
Kevin Trainor ... Billy
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Storyline

Twenty years earlier, aged seven, young Henry Knight saw his father torn to pieces by a monstrous creature at Dewer's Hollow near their Dartmoor home. Now Henry has seen the footprints of a huge beast and suspects that the nearby Baskerville government research station is breeding mutant animals. Sherlock and John travel to the moor where local lad Fletcher organizes tourist walks cashing in on the legend of Dartmoor's spectral hound. Using false I.D. the pair infiltrate Baskerville and are challenged by secretive Major Barrymore but rescued by sympathetic Dr. Frankland, a friend to Henry. After Sherlock himself sees the monstrous creature he enlists the help of geneticist Dr. Stapleton to help him solve the mystery. Written by don @ minifie-1

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TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 May 2012 (USA) See more »

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Dolby Digital (5.1)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Trivia

The commanding officer at the top secret facility taunts Holmes, stating that they have a pair of aliens there who crash landed in the sixties, to whom they gave the names Abbot and Costello. In what appears to be a direct nod to Sherlock, in the first-contact sci-fi film, Arrival (2016), the names that are given to the two aliens are Abbot and Costello. See more »

Goofs

When Sherlock refers to Kirsty Stapleton's luminescent rabbit he says her mother, the doctor, must have spliced its DNA with a fluorescent gene. The proper term for organisms which have a gene which make them glow is bioluminescent. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Frankland: This is about Henry Knight, isn't it?
[pause]
Dr. Frankland: I thought so. Oh, I knew he wanted help, but... I didn't realize he was going to contact Sherlock Holmes. Oh, don't worry, I know who you really are. I'm never off your website. Thought you'd be wearing the hat, though.
Sherlock Holmes: That wasn't my hat.
Dr. Frankland: [to John] I hardly recognized him without the hat.
Sherlock Holmes: It wasn't my hat.
Dr. Frankland: I love the blog, too, Dr. Watson.
Dr. John Watson: Oh, cheers.
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Connections

References Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991) See more »

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Liberty Bell March
(uncredited)
Written by John Philip Sousa
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Thank you Mr. Sherlock Holmes(Benedict)...you just made my year.....
9 January 2012 | by death-resurrectionSee all my reviews

The Hounds of Baskerville-the name itself is enough to percuss a cold flutter down the spine as Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss returns with frightening, impressive, imposing, stupefying, astonishing, breathtaking, confounding and all-heads-bowing chirography of feasibly and arguably the best detective sleuth of all time. Portrayed a high- tech gizmo whizz-bang adventure, Benedict Cumberbatch emancipated his best so far. The script, which according to me is better than the original novel, presents us with enough astoundments, astonishments, unpredictable, abhorrent, frightful, heart-racing moments and mind shattering sequences that has left me with a bad hangover. Cleverly maneuvered in an extraordinarily fanatical and fervent way as Sherlock Holmes dashes through the dark side of the Moore with fear thumping through his heart and nerves..hats off to the creators and a big THANK YOU to them to present us with such a script and such blazingly plotted sequences.....the ending had an intense anxiety, apprehension and titillation in itself making us only wonder that the season finale is going to be even more destructive and mortiferous than all the previous ones.........


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