This is a Sherlock Holmes story with a difference. Here Dr Watson is the ace detective and has been using an actor to play the part Holmes. Holmes is a drunken actor and gets on Watson's nerves. When Watson tries to go it alone, he doesn't have much success, so he is forced to let Holmes take all the credit once more. Written by
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Did You Know?
The opening sequence of the movie is inspired by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's original Sherlock Holmes story "The Red-Headed League." In the story, Sherlock Holmes captures John Clay and his accomplice, Archie. John Clay even calls out at one point, "Jump, Archie, and I'll swing for it!" See more
During Holmes and Moriarty's sword-fight, Michael Caine's fencing double can clearly be seen from time to time. See more
[Holmes has just tried and failed to hang himself
Mr. Holmes! What would Dr. Watson say?
He would have offered to kick the chair out from underneath me!
With apologies to the late Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, creator of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson See more
"Where Did You Get that Hat?"
Written by Joseph J. Sullivan
Performed by Sarah Parr-Byrne See more