The Hounds of Baskerville is the second episode of the second series of the BBC crime drama series Sherlock, which follows the modern-day adventures of Sherlock Holmes. First broadcast by BBC One on 8 January 2012, the episode was written by Mark Gatiss and directed by Paul McGuigan.
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- Benedict Cumberbatch as Sherlock Holmes
- Martin Freeman as Dr John Watson
- Una Stubbs as Mrs. Hudson
- Rupert Graves as DI Lestrade
- Mark Gatiss as Mycroft Holmes
- Andrew Scott as Jim Moriarty
- Russell Tovey as Henry Knight
- Amelia Bullmore as Dr Stapleton
- Clive Mantle as Dr Frankland
- Simon Paisley Day as Major Barrymore
- Sasha Behar as Dr Mortimer
- Will Sharpe as Corporal Lyons
- Stephen Wight as Fletcher
- Gordon Kennedy as Gary
- Kevin Trainor as Billy
- Rosalind Knight as Grace
- Sam Jones as Young Henry
- Chipo Chung as Presenter
Allusions to Conan Doyle stories Edit
The majority of the episode is based off the Sir Arthur Conan Doyle story The Hound of the Baskervilles. These include:
- The flashing lights that John Watson sees on the moor is a reference to the original John's sighting of the light of the escaped convict Selden.
Other Conan Doyle stories are alluded to in the episode, including:
- Sherlock's entry to 221B Baker Street with a harpoon alludes to a scene from the story Black Peter.