The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes

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Original run: 20 Sep 1971 – 7 May 1973

Country of origin: UK

Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery

Network: itv LONDON UK

Watched by: 77 of 704 146 0.01%

Total running time: 21 hour 40 minutes

Episode duration: 50 minutes

IMDB rating: 7.3 of 10 210

MyShows rating: 3.46 of 5 24


The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes was a British television series that was produced by Thames Television and originally broadcast on the ITV Network.

The programme presented adaptations of short mystery, suspense or crime stories featuring, as the title suggests, detectives who were literary contemporaries of Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes.

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