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?
The name of the Sherlock Holmes (Michael Caine
) story that had recently been published in Strand Magazine was "Silver Blaze". See more
Despite using a passable english accent, the ticket master who sells Watson the tickets for the return trip to London from Lake Windermere enunciates the word 'class' in first class the American way 'classs'. A true Brit would announce it (phonetically) as 'first clarse'. See more
I couldn't detect horse manure if I stepped in it!
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 The Ladykillers
Where Did You Get that Hat?
Written by Joseph J. Sullivan
Performed by Sarah Parr-Byrne See more