Watson locates a husband in a London opium den and encounters a disguised Holmes there. The Great Detective is searching for another errant husband who has apparently been killed by a filthy, poetry-spouting professional beggar who lives in one of the building's upper apartments. Written by
Gabe Taverney (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Did You Know?
Guest star Clive Francis
who plays Neville St. Clair, once wrote a stage adaptation of the Sherlock Holmes novel The Hound of the Baskervilles, which has been produced and staged in repertory theatre (eg Oldham Coliseum, 2012). See more
In the flashback, we see Boon the beggar throwing the coat out of the window, which he explains is laden with the hundreds of coins he has collected throughout the day. However, the coat flutters down, and clearly has nothing heavy in the pockets. See more
This is a trifle, of course, Watson, but there's nothing so important as trifles.