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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, 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
Holmes grabs a lamp off of the wall and puts it down by the hole in the floor. A short while later the lamp is back on the wall, but a short while after that it's back on the floor in time for Watson to trip over it. 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.
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!
Rock of Ages
Music by Thomas Hastings
and lyrics by Augustus Montague Toplady
Sung by Mrs Hudson (Pat Keen
) at the theatre See more