Arthur Conan Doyle's creation Sherlock Holmes first appeared in publication in the 19th century, but the classic detective fights crime in the future in this animated series. The 22nd-century world is crime-free until Holmes' greatest adversary, professor James Moriarty, is accidentally cloned by a scientist and intends to reinstate criminal acts. So Holmes is brought back to stop the villain. The personality of Holmes' friend, Dr. Watson, is programmed into an android to assist him. One of Doyle's classic whodunits inspires each episode.