Rob Simpson’s review:
For Disney to have a crack at an anthropomorphised version of Sherlock Holmes, you would predict a compromised outcome. Unpredictably that isn’t the case; this is brilliant and more precisely it’s one of the best versions of Sherlock Holmes I’ve seen. It’s an under seen and underappreciated gem, from the company who is more renowned and successful with its musicals. Both this and Rescuers Down Under prove that Disney is more than just a one trick pony. Loved Basil the Great Mouse Detective, love everything about it. For a movie that has TV series written all over it, it’s a huge shame that Eve Titus’ books never went any further.