As a concluding note to this review, I've always loved this promo for the Granada Holmes series starring Jeremy Brett. The particularly-epic montage starts at around the 54 second mark.
Up to this moment, he had been sustained by intellectual curiosity. The mystery had seemed more important than the murder. It had challenged him like a problem in chess or mathematics.
But now that it was no longer a mystery, he realized to the full that neither was it a game played with senseless pieces, nor a problem living only in the mind of a mathematician. He was dealing with human beings like himself who could feel and hope, think and suffer…
- Helen McCloy, Dance of Death