Andrew appeared as Sherlock Holmes in season 6 episode 4 “A Study in Sherlock” and season 7 episode 4 “The Return of Sherlock Holmes” of Murdoch Mysteries.
Murdoch Mysteries is a Canadian television drama series aired on both City and CBC Television (titled The Artful Detective on the Ovation cable TV network) featuring Yannick Bisson as William Murdoch, a police detective working in Toronto, Ontario, around the turn of the twentieth century. The television series is based on characters from the novel series by Maureen Jennings.
Both episodes were filmed in Toronto (Canada).
6×04 “A Study in Sherlock“
S6 E4/13. A Study In Sherlock. A botched armoured coach robbery leaves the driver of the getaway carriage dead in the streets. Arriving at the crime scene, Murdoch and Constable Crabtree are shocked and intrigued when a drunken man (Monroe and Being Human’s Andrew Gower) with knowledge of the events strips off a disguise and soberly claims to be Sherlock Holmes.
The episode aired on Alibi in the UK on 25 February 2013 and on CBC in Canada on 28 January 2013.
Watch a clip from the episode here:
And another one here:
Andrew reprised his role as Sherlock Holmes in season 7. The episode aired 21 October 2013 in Canada.
Murdoch finds his investigation into a nanny’s disappearance assisted by the man who considers himself the real Sherlock Holmes.
Watch this Behind the Scenes video:
Infamous detective Sherlock Holmes finds himself entwined in another of Murdoch’s cases this season. Writer Carol Hay talks about why they brought him back into Murdoch’s world, and returning actor Andrew Gower offers insights into how he prepared to play such a beloved icon the second time around.
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