Sherlock Holmes is one of the world's greatest and most popular fictional detectives. His acute perception and powers of observation are called upon in solving a compendium of crime. As ever, Dr Watson is on hand as his indispensable assistant.
In 2008 Stephen Fry travelled through all fifty states of the USA in a black cab. He's now heading South, exploring pre Columbian and Latin America by travelling from Mexico through to the border of South America.
Det Insp Jack Regan (John Thaw) and George Carter (Dennis Waterman) have a simple mission in life: catch villains - and they don't care if they have to tread on the toes of their superiors or ignore police procedure to do it.