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The Strange Case of the End of Civilization as We Know It (1977)

56 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

The grandson of the world's first and foremost consulting detective and his bumbling, bionic sidekick attempt to catch the only living descendant of Professor Moriarty.
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Writers
Jack Hobbs (teleplay) (original idea) | Joseph McGrath (teleplay) (original idea) | John Cleese (teleplay)
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Kenneth Higgins (as Ken Higgins)
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Updated Sep 18, 1977

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Sep 18, 1977 (United Kingdom)

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John Cleese
Arthur Sherlock-Holmes Arthur Sherlock-Holmes   See fewer
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Arthur Lowe
Dr. William Watson, M.D. Dr. William Watson, M.D.   See fewer
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Ron Moody
Dr. Henry Gropinger Dr. Henry Gropinger   See fewer
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Holly Palance
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Joss Ackland
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Val Pringle
Black CIA Man Black CIA Man   See fewer
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Christopher Malcolm
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Gyearbuor Asante
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Denholm Elliott
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Nick Tate
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Josephine Tewson
Miss Hoskins Miss Hoskins   See fewer
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Burt Kwouk
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Stratford Johns
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Connie Booth
Mrs. Hudson / Francine Moriarty Mrs. Hudson / Francine Moriarty   See fewer
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Derek Griffiths
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Billy Hamon
Constable at Scotland Yard Constable at Scotland Yard   See fewer
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Edmund Pegge
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Robert Kingdom
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Maria Charles
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Delaney O'Connor
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Moira Foot
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Dudley Jones
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Luie Caballero
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Kenneth Benda
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Charlotte Alexandra
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Maurice Kaufmann
Steve McGarrett Steve McGarrett   See fewer
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Paul Chapman
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6.5 / 10 | 592 votes