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Houdini and Doyle 

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At the turn of the 20th century the Metropolitan Police were overwhelmed with bizarre cases so they turned to outsiders including Houdini and Doyle, who collaborated with New Scotland Yard on some unsolved and inexplicable crimes.
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Series cast summary:
Michael Weston ...  Harry Houdini 10 episodes, 2016
Stephen Mangan ...  Arthur Conan Doyle 10 episodes, 2016
Rebecca Liddiard ...  Adelaide Stratton / ... 10 episodes, 2016
Emily Carey ...  Mary Conan Doyle 6 episodes, 2016
Noah Jupe ...  Kingsley Conan Doyle 5 episodes, 2016
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At the turn of the 20th century the Metropolitan Police were overwhelmed with bizarre cases so they turned to outsiders including Houdini and Doyle, who collaborated with New Scotland Yard on some unsolved and inexplicable crimes.

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A world-famous magician. A legendary detective writer. Catching killers is elementary to them.


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For the first two months of his career, Houdini used a trap door in every one of his acts. ... some say it was a stage he was going through. See more »

Goofs

In all the episodes,the collar number worn by the Woman Police Officer is different on both sides. The collars were designed so that the public could identify the officer because they did not display names. Looking at the collar numbers if you see her from her left, it reads "012" and from the right "120" See more »

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Fun! Not half bad
14 May 2016 | by BabsmarkertSee all my reviews

If you watch this show, don't think too much into it. Yes, it's been done before. Yes, it's basically just ripping off the real Houdini and Doyle.

BUT it's cute and quirky. I happened to start watching it because there was nothing better on TV, and I'm glad I did. The script is pretty good. The dialogue is a little too modern, I think, but come on, it's a detective show with Houdini. Can't expect it to be accurate.

What it is is fun. So neat to watch a reimagining of the time period. And there is a great deal of chemistry between the actors. I felt immersed in the story. Would definitely recommend if you want to have a laugh and appreciate imaginative story lines.


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