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Interviews | Richard D James
A remarkable contraption

What are the gadgets and equipment that you found most entertaining?

Picture Over the course of thirteen years weíve done some remarkable pieces and some of the things that came out of the special effects shop are quite beautiful.

Iím not sure I can say itís my favourite but what certainly came to mind when you asked me the question was the computer that we put together for Elementary, Dear Data, a hologram episode. It was Moriatyís computer, for when he got on line and started interfering with the shipís computer. It had a very, very Victorian look to it. I enjoyed that episode tremendously.

I did a tremendous amount of research, and I was in contact with one of the Sherlock Holmes museums. Youíre dealing with something that has such a following, and so I had the bullets that Sherlock Holmes shot into the wall of his apartment, and the Turkish slipper and all of these elements we pulled into the apartment.

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