The 1954 Sherlock Holmes series is a timeless addition to New Ellijay Television’s library, offering a glimpse into the golden era of detective television. With its stellar cast, engaging stories, and pioneering production, this series is a must-watch for both aficionados of classic television and those discovering Holmes for the first time. Tune in weekly to experience Holmes (Ronald Howard) and Watson (H. Marion Crawford) as they solve crimes in a bygone era.
Based on the Sherlock Holmes stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, this television series captivated audiences with 39 half-hour episodes
Watch the debut episode, “The Case of the Cunningham Heritage,” aired on October 18, 1954. The initial segment recounts Holmes ( and Watson’s first encounter, mirroring “A Study in Scarlet.” Holmes then invites Dr. Watson to join their first murder investigation. However, Inspector Lestrade jumps to conclusions, pointing fingers at the apparent suspect, Peter Cunningham’s secret bride—a “jailbird.”