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?
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 "Holmes" returns home after Watson's apparent death, the shadow of the house number on the inside wall, and other shadows, indicate strong sunlight from a certain angle. He then goes outside and the doorway is not lit that way at all. Also, the width of the panes around the house number doesn't match the shadow. See more
What are you doing?
Right. I'm going to think too.
What shall we think about, Watson?
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