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?
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
When Inspector Lestrade leaves the British Mint in a carriage, there is just him and the driver. When he arrives at Gile's house, he now has two policemen with him and the driver. 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!
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