Return of Sherlock Holmes (TV episode 2013)

From The Arthur Conan Doyle Encyclopedia
Murdoch Mysteries
(fake) Sherlock Holmes (Andrew Gower) & Detective William Murdoch (Yannick Bisson)

Return of Sherlock Holmes is the 4th episode of season 7 of the Canadian TV series Murdoch Mysteries produced by Shaftesbury Films / Granada International aired on 21 october 2013. 44 minutes.

About Sherlock Holmes in this fiction:

  • Sherlock Holmes returns because his first apperance in the serie was in previous season in episode A Study in Sherlock.
  • Sherlock Holmes is played by Andrew Gower, but he is in fact David Kingsley an insane young man pretending to be the detective, but with good observation/deduction skills.
  • The young Ben McQueen is the client of Sherlock Holmes and is a huge fan of the detective, wearing a deerstalker as well.
  • Ben McQueen uses the code of the villains in Conan Doyle's The Adventure of the Gloria Scott (the message is to be read every 3rd words).
  • Ben McQueen contests the using of the word "swamp adder" in Conan Doyle's The Adventure of the Speckled Band saying these doesn't exists under this name.


Plot summary

Murdoch encounters David Kingsley/Sherlock Holmes again, who is investigating the murder of his young client's godfather and the disappearance of his nanny...


  • Detective William Murdoch : Yannick Bisson
  • Dr. Julia Ogden : Hélène Joy
  • Inspector Thomas Brackenreid : Thomas Craig
  • Constable George Crabtree : Jonny Harris
  • Dr. Emily Grace : Georgina Reilly
  • Sherlock Holmes / David Kingsley : Andrew Gower
  • Ben McQueen : Christian Distefano
  • Mr. McQueen : Kal Weber
  • Mrs. McQueen : Nicole St. Martin
  • Miss Nora Webb : Emily Klassen
  • Miss Ellie Naughton : Jessica Moss
  • Miss Ann Selby : Michelle Adams
  • Herbert Greaves : Michael Coady
  • Gregory Skinner : Gregg Lowe

  • Director : Gail Harvey
  • Screenplay : R. B. Carney, Cal Coons, Carol Hay, Alexandra Zarowny, Maureen Jennings (novel)
  • Producers : Julie Lacey, Stephen Montgomery
  • Co-Producers : Carol Hay, Shane Kinnear
  • Executive Producers : Scott Garvie, Christina Jennings, Peter Mitchell
  • Co-Executive Producer : Paul Aitken
  • Supervising Producer : Teresa M. Ho
  • Original Music : Robert Carli
  • Cinematography : Yuri Yakubiw
  • Film Editor : Vesna Svilanovic
  • Casting : Diane Kerbel
  • Production Design : Sandra Kybartas, Armando Sgrignuoli
  • Art Director : Vicky Peters
  • Set Decoration : Kent McIntyre