The Hounds of Baskerville



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Episode Info

Sherlock and Watson investigate a murder that occurred 20 years earlier. It was witnessed by the victim's son, who claims his father was killed by a monstrous hound. The case takes the pair to the British moors, where a top-secret military base is said to be the site of animal-mutation experiments.


Benedict Cumberbatch
as Sherlock Holmes
Martin Freeman
as Dr. John Watson
Rupert Graves
as Detective Inspector Lestrade
Vinette Robinson
as Sgt. Sally Donovan
Andrew Scott
as Jim Moriarty
Russell Tovey
as Henry Knight
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Critic Reviews for The Hounds of Baskerville

The Hounds of Baskerville took the most famous of all Sherlock Holmes stories, gave the original title just the smallest of tweaks, then had its wicked way with the rest of the tale.

Feb 18, 2017 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

The mystery was indeed a lot easier to guess at this week, but that didn't prevent this episode from being an absolute delight.

Jan 15, 2019 | Full Review…

Sherlock kicked off with a humdinger of an episode, but unfortunately followed it with an installment that was passable on its own merits, but inferior in every way, shape and form when compared with its predecessor.

Feb 18, 2017 | Rating: 7/10 | Full Review…

The whole middle section, where Watson stormed off in a huff... felt slow and flat precisely because there was none of the chemistry between the two leads that we've come to expect from Sherlock.

Feb 18, 2017 | Full Review…

This is an uncharacteristically poor outing for the program, which is especially disappointing given how brief the seasons are and how little Sherlock we get to enjoy already.

Feb 14, 2017 | Rating: C- | Full Review…
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