cognitivedissonance I always wonder why they never had Gorey host the thing. Toward the end of his life he was running community theater just to amuse himself.
baleen My mom is an English mystery fiend (both English and an English mystery fiend) and I watched every episode of this show with her throughout my childhood. I think Holmes was probably the best series, but Poirot was my favorite character when I was a kid.
Lurchi Reilly, Ace of Spies. That series was amazingly great.
B. Weed "I always wonder why they never had Gorey host the thing."
I suspect he didn't have the kind of voice they wanted in a host:
Syd Midnight A dreadful old witch became jealous of Gorey's old school gothic talent and transformed him into Dr Demento. It was a terrible curse.