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 flip side of Sherlock Holmes.
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Did You Know?
One of two theatrical feature films that were first released in 1988 that starred actor Michael Caine
. Both were comedies with the other comic cinema movie being Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
(1988). In both pictures Caine was the senior member of a two buddy team. 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
How can I be expected to maintain the character when you belittle me in front of those hooligans?
Character? Are we talking about the same man who once declared with total conviction that the late Colonel Howard had been bludgeoned to death with a blunt *excrement*?
Is it my fault you have such poor handwriting?
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
Rock of Ages
Music by Thomas Hastings
and lyrics by Augustus Montague Toplady
Sung by Mrs Hudson (Pat Keen
) at the theatre See more