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"The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes" Shoscombe Old Place (TV Episode 1991) Poster

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[first lines]

John Mason: And this is where The Prince is stab... Oh, Sir Robert. Sorry to disturb you. This is Joe Barnes. Uh, Josiah's boy.

Sir Robert Norberton: I know who he is, Mason. What's he doing here?

John Mason: He's keen to race horses.

Joe Barnes: I can ride, Sir Robert. I'd like to be a jockey.

Sir Robert Norberton: Would you?

Joe Barnes: More than anything in the world.

Sir Robert Norberton: Well, that's good, very good, but what has it got to do with me?

Joe Barnes: I thought I could work for you.

Sir Robert Norberton: I have all the jockeys I need.

Joe Barnes: Please give me a chance, sir. I'll muck out the stables, clean the yard, anything you want.

Sir Robert Norberton: I'll think about it.

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[last lines]

Sherlock Holmes: So how much did you win on Shoscombe Prince?

Dr. Watson: Twenty guineas.

Sherlock Holmes: Disgraceful.

[Mrs. Hudson enters carrying a tray]

Dr. Watson: Champagne, Mrs. Hudson?

Mrs. Hudson: Of course, in the circumstances.

Dr. Watson: Well, it's very good of you, but I've only won twenty guineas.

Mrs. Hudson: Plus my ten. You're not the only one that likes a plunge on the horses from time to time, Doctor.

Sherlock Holmes: Hah, gee, ahem. Well... Tsk, tsk, tsk, tsk, tsk.

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Sherlock Holmes: Watson, do you know anything of racing?

Dr. Watson: I ought to. I pay for it with about half my wound pension.

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