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The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes

The Moabite Cypher (Season 2, Episode 9)
TV Episode | 52 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Coming to the aid of a man kicked by a rearing police horse, Dr. John Thorndyke stumbles upon an anarchist plot to assassinate a visiting Russian grand duke. The key appears to be a cryptogram written in ancient Moabite found on the man's ...See moreComing to the aid of a man kicked by a rearing police horse, Dr. John Thorndyke stumbles upon an anarchist plot to assassinate a visiting Russian grand duke. The key appears to be a cryptogram written in ancient Moabite found on the man's body. Written by Anonymous See less
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Writers
Reginald Collin | Austin Freeman (short story) (as R. Austin Freeman)
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Status
Edit Released
Updated Mar 26, 1973

Release date
Mar 26, 1973 (United Kingdom)
Awards
Series awards
1 win

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13 cast members
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Barrie Ingham
Dr. John Thorndyke Dr. John Thorndyke   See fewer
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Peter Sallis
Dr. Jervis Dr. Jervis   See fewer
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Julian Glover
Alfred Barton Alfred Barton   See fewer
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Derek Smith
Prof. Popplebaum Prof. Popplebaum   See fewer
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Nicholas Selby
Superintendent Miller Superintendent Miller   See fewer
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George Innes
Adolph Schonberg Adolph Schonberg   See fewer
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Eric McCaine
Insp. Badger Insp. Badger   See fewer
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Peter Beton
M. James M. James   See fewer
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Max Faulkner
Mounted Policeman Mounted Policeman   See fewer
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Clive Rogers
Victim Victim   See fewer
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Keith Taylor
Fierce Little Man Fierce Little Man   See fewer
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Graham Seed
Porter Porter   See fewer
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Michael Harding
Ticket collector Ticket collector   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

7.6 / 10 | 17 votes