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* TheUnfought: Moriarty [[spoiler:is only unambiguously in the film in one scene.]].


''Holmes & Watson'' is a 2018 American mystery "comedy" film written and directed by Etan Cohen. The film stars Creator/WillFerrell and Creator/JohnCReilly as the eponymous characters, Franchise/SherlockHolmes and Dr. Watson, with Creator/RebeccaHall, Creator/RobBrydon, Creator/SteveCoogan, and Creator/RalphFiennes also starring.

A "comedic" take on the famed literary characters Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson, it follows them as they use their brilliant minds to stop rival Professor James Moriarty from assassinating UsefulNotes/QueenVictoria.

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''Holmes & Watson'' is a 2018 American mystery "comedy" comedy film written and directed by Etan Cohen. The film stars Creator/WillFerrell and Creator/JohnCReilly as the eponymous characters, Franchise/SherlockHolmes and Dr. Watson, with Creator/RebeccaHall, Creator/RobBrydon, Creator/SteveCoogan, and Creator/RalphFiennes also starring.

A "comedic" comedic take on the famed literary characters Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson, it follows them as they use their brilliant minds to stop rival Professor James Moriarty from assassinating UsefulNotes/QueenVictoria.


* ADateWithRosiePalms: When the imposter Moriarty is tried for the real Moriarty's crimes, Holmes deduces that he couldn't have done it because he suffers from hand tremors due to excessive masturbation.


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* ADateWithRosiePalms: When the imposter Moriarty is tried for the real Moriarty's crimes, Holmes deduces that he couldn't have done it because he suffers from hand tremors due to excessive masturbation.


''Holmes & Watson'' is a 2018 American mystery comedy film written and directed by Etan Cohen. The film stars Creator/WillFerrell and Creator/JohnCReilly as the eponymous characters, Franchise/SherlockHolmes and Dr. Watson, with Creator/RebeccaHall, Creator/RobBrydon, Creator/SteveCoogan, and Creator/RalphFiennes also starring.

A comedic take on the famed literary characters Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson, it follows them as they use their brilliant minds to stop rival Professor James Moriarty from assassinating UsefulNotes/QueenVictoria.

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''Holmes & Watson'' is a 2018 American mystery comedy "comedy" film written and directed by Etan Cohen. The film stars Creator/WillFerrell and Creator/JohnCReilly as the eponymous characters, Franchise/SherlockHolmes and Dr. Watson, with Creator/RebeccaHall, Creator/RobBrydon, Creator/SteveCoogan, and Creator/RalphFiennes also starring.

A comedic "comedic" take on the famed literary characters Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson, it follows them as they use their brilliant minds to stop rival Professor James Moriarty from assassinating UsefulNotes/QueenVictoria.

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* ADateWithRosiePalms: When the imposter Moriarty is tried for the real Moriarty's crimes, Holmes deduces that he couldn't have done it because he suffers from hand tremors due to excessive masturbation.


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* ArtisticLicenseLaw: Moriarty's trial resembles nothing that has ever happened in a British courtroom. The judge wielding a gavel is just the beginning of the problems. Later, Dr. Watson is arrested and sentenced to hang without any trial occurring in between.



* HollywoodLaw: Moriarty's trial resembles nothing that has ever happened in a British courtroom. The judge wielding a gavel is just the beginning of the problems. Later, Dr. Watson is arrested and then sentenced to hang without any trial occurring in between.



* MissConception: After sharing his first kiss with Millie, Holmes tells her to get plenty of bed rest on the voyage home, as she is most probably pregnant; much to Watson's confusion:

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* MissConception: After sharing his first kiss with Millie, Holmes tells her to get plenty of bed rest on the voyage home, as she is most probably pregnant; pregnant, much to Watson's confusion:



* OutOfCharacterAlert: When Holmes finds the crumbs of Mrs Hudson's cake on Watson's plate, he realises that Watson is trying to send him a message, as Watson would never have left crumbs of his favourite cake behind otherwise.
* PaperThinDisguise: Holmes puts on a false mustache and Watson becomes incapable of recognising him.

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* OutOfCharacterAlert: When Holmes finds the crumbs of Mrs Hudson's cake on Watson's plate, he realises realizes that Watson is trying to send him a message, as Watson would never have left crumbs of his favourite favorite cake behind otherwise.
* PaperThinDisguise: Holmes puts on a false mustache and Watson becomes incapable of recognising recognizing him.



* ReallyGetsAround: Mrs. Hudson, who is a 'slave to her carnality', and uses Dr. Watson's bedroom for her countless assignations. She suggests that he burn his bed on account of the unspeakable depravities that have occurred there.



* ReallyGetsAround: Mrs. Hudson, who is a 'slave to her carnality', and uses Dr. Watson's bedroom for her countless assignations. She suggests that he burn his bed on account of the unspeakable depravities that have occurred there.


* AdaptationalVillainy [[spoiler:Mrs. Hudson, of all people, is revealed to be the mastermind]].

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* AdaptationalVillainy AdaptationalVillainy: [[spoiler:Mrs. Hudson, of all people, is revealed to be the mastermind]].


* AdaptationalDumbass: Sherlock and Watson are made out to be far, ''far'' dumber than they ever were in the books.



** And then you have the jokes about selfies.



* HoistByHisOwnPetard: [[spoiler:Mrs Hudson]] is killed when Watson throws the bomb intended to kill Queen Victoria off the ''Titanic'', and it lands in the rowboat they are in.

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* HoistByHisOwnPetard: [[spoiler:Mrs Hudson]] is killed when Watson throws the bomb intended to kill Queen Victoria off the ''Titanic'', and it lands in the rowboat they are she's in.



* RunningGag: Holmes experimenting with different hats, trying to find one that suits him. Another is Mrs. Hudson screwing famous historical figures such as Mark Twain, Harry Houdini, and Albert Eisenstein.

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Holmes experimenting with different hats, trying to find one that suits him. Another is him.
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Mrs. Hudson screwing famous historical figures such as Mark Twain, Harry Houdini, and Albert Eisenstein.

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