When John Henry Norton is sentenced for murdering his first five wives, he threatens to kill Homes before he hangs. He also requests a Christmas pudding from Bess, wife number six. After she delivers the pudding, he makes his escape and goes after Holmes to make good on his threat.
London is beset by a series of deadly fires started by an arsonist demanding 50,000 pounds from the city. To prove he's serious, he vows that another will occur at 6PM that evening. Holmes, Watson, and Lastrade work frantically to determine the location of that bomb before it goes off and another blaze begins.moreless
A serial killer is on the loose in London. So far, he's murdered six young women, each time leaving thistles behind. Holmes and company race to identify and capture the lunatic before he takes the life of a seventh victim.
Holmes and Watson are called to investigate Miss Channing's missing fiance,. The man apparently discovered the secret of a hidden treasure belonging to King Richard II which Laird Greystone wants to keep at any cost.
Guy Durham loses control of his step-daughter Betty's wealth on the day she marries. Oddly, she's been seeing frightening apparitions since her engagement. Her fiance thinks something is fishy and goes to see Holmes, but is gunned down in the street. Holmes, Watson and Lestrade head to the shady mental hospital where Guy has Betty committed before she's put away for good.moreless
While out on a walk, Holmes and Watson come upon an injured man wearing only one shoe and carrying a young woman.