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?
Pat Keen's second televisual appearance as Mrs. Hudson. She also appeared in 'The Baker Street Boys' series (1983) as Mrs. Hudson. See more
The kidnapped "daughter", although missing for days if not weeks, did not grow a beard. He was so clean shaven as to fool Lastrade into believing he was a woman. The kidnapped father also didn't grow a beard. See more
Astounding observation, Inspector. We must discuss 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 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