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
He's got his hat, He's got his pipe...but he hasn't got a clue!
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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
The kidnapped "daughter", although missing for days if not weeks, did not grow a beard. He was so clean shaven as to fool Lastrade into believing he was a woman. The kidnapped father also didn't grow a beard. See more
[Holmes and Watson enter a home and Watson picks up the mail
Oh, a French postcard.
[he takes the card from Watson
I know a chap who collected these once. He had this wonderful one... two women... oh, it's just a picture of the Eiffel Tower.
With apologies to the late Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, creator of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson See more
Referenced in Rewind This!
Where Did You Get that Hat?
Written by Joseph J. Sullivan
Performed by Sarah Parr-Byrne See more