The Basket Case

Season 04, Episode 05

Air Date 12 March 2000
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The Basket Case is the fifth episode of the fourth season of The Adventures of Shirley Holmes, that originally aired on 12 March 2000.


The Sussex Basketball Invitations are underway and like the games before the Sussex Hornets simply can't win a game, mostly because of little incidents that keep happening. When such an 'incident' causes Bo to injure his ankle, Shirley gets on the case and finds clues supporting the idea the team isn't jinxed but rather are being sabotaged.

But who? Ashley, the 'team's groupie' could be behind it to get Kyle who mysteriously is the one always spared. Or is it Kyle himself, to get an easy way out of the team (Ms. Stratmann threatened to give up the school's basketball team if it can't win) without angering his demanding mother. But this is no option either when he quits the team anyway without the 'safety net' ...

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