The BEST Episodes of The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Mar 24, 2020

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson is a series of five films produced by Lenfilm for the Soviet Central Television, split into eleven episodes, starring Vasily Livanov as Sherlock Holmes and Vitaly Solomin as Dr. Watson. They were directed by Igor Maslennikov and filmed in Russia (the then Soviet Union) between 1979 and 1986, and the series was one of the most successful in the history of Russian television.

The Hound of the Baskervilles. Part 2

#1 - The Hound of the Baskervilles. Part 2

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Jul 25, 1981

The Hound of the Baskervilles is an adaptation of Arthur Conan Doyle's novel of the same name. Estonia takes the place of Dartmoor for the exterior shots. A sense of humor marks a departure from other adaptations.

star 8.83
6 votes
Writers: Игорь Масленников, Юрий Векслер
The Hound of the Baskervilles. Part 1

#2 - The Hound of the Baskervilles. Part 1

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Jul 25, 1981

The Hound of the Baskervilles is an adaptation of Arthur Conan Doyle's novel of the same name. Estonia takes the place of Dartmoor for the exterior shots. A sense of humor marks a departure from other adaptations.

star 8.80
5 votes
Writers: Игорь Масленников, Юрий Векслер
Bloody Inscription

#3 - Bloody Inscription

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Mar 22, 1979

Based on A Study in Scarlet.

star 8.67
6 votes
Writers: Валерий Фрид, Юлий Дунский
The Treasures of Agra. Part 2

#4 - The Treasures of Agra. Part 2

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired Jun 25, 1983

Based on The Sign of Four.

star 8.33
3 votes
Writers: Игорь Масленников
Deadly Fight

#5 - Deadly Fight

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 1, 1980

Based on The Adventure of the Final Problem.

star 8.25
4 votes
Writers: Владимир Валуцкий
Tiger Hunt

#6 - Tiger Hunt

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 1, 1980

Based on The Adventure of the Empty Hous.

star 8.25
4 votes
Writers: Владимир Валуцкий
The Treasures of Agra. Part 1

#7 - The Treasures of Agra. Part 1

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired Jun 25, 1983

Based on The Sign of Four and A Scandal in Bohemia.

star 8.25
4 votes
Writers: Игорь Масленников
The Master Blackmailer

#8 - The Master Blackmailer

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 1, 1980

Based on The Adventure of Charles Augustus Milverton.

star 7.80
5 votes
Writers: Владимир Валуцкий
The 20th Century Begins. Part 1

#9 - The 20th Century Begins. Part 1

Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired Mar 12, 1986

Based on The Adventure of the Engineer's Thumb and The Adventure of the Second Stain.

star 7.80
5 votes
Writers: Игорь Масленников
Acquaintance

#10 - Acquaintance

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Mar 22, 1979

Based on A Study in Scarlet and The Adventure of the Speckled Band.

star 7.40
40 votes
Writers: Валерий Фрид, Юлий Дунский
The 20th Century Begins. Part 2

#11 - The 20th Century Begins. Part 2

Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired Mar 12, 1986

Based on His Last Bow and The Adventure of the Bruce-Partington Plans.

star 7.25
4 votes
Writers: Игорь Масленников