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
The outrageous comedy about the world's greatest detective and his bumbling partner...Sherlock Holmes.
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Did You Know?
, who plays Norman Greenhough, the Editor of the 'Strand' magazine (in which Watson's accounts of the Sherlock Holmes cases appear) himself played Sherlock Holmes in a 1978 version of "The Hound of the Baskervilles". See more
During Holmes and Moriarty's sword-fight, Michael Caine's fencing double can clearly be seen from time to time. See more
Last night, Holmes realized how stupid he had been.
Now, I didn't say stupid...
Yes, you did.
The opening credits are superimposed over still images of Victorian London. The final shot of Holmes and Watson form the backdrop for the end credits. See more
Referenced in Rewind This!
Where Did You Get that Hat?
Written by Joseph J. Sullivan
Performed by Sarah Parr-Byrne See more