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* Watson being EntertaininglyWrong again in the finale, [[spoiler: when he overhears Holmes talk with a German spy and actually believes his friend is about to commit treason and start a war.]] Apparently he hasn't learned by now.

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* Watson being EntertaininglyWrong again in the finale, [[spoiler: when he overhears Holmes talk with a German spy and actually believes his friend is about to commit treason and start a war.]] war. Apparently he hasn't learned by now.


* In "The Valley of Fear" the client asks Holmes if he thinks her missing husband is alive and he admits that he believes her husband is dead - only for her to reveal that she’s just received a letter from him, causing Holmes to jump out of his chair. Watson's narration implies that the lady found his reaction quite amusing.

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* In "The Valley of Fear" the client asks Holmes if he thinks her missing husband is alive and he alive. He admits that he believes her husband is dead has been murdered - only for her to reveal that she’s just received a letter from him, causing Holmes to jump out of his chair. Watson's narration implies that the lady found his reaction quite amusing.

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* In "The Valley of Fear" the client asks Holmes if he thinks her missing husband is alive and he admits that he believes her husband is dead - only for her to reveal that she’s just received a letter from him, causing Holmes to jump out of his chair. Watson's narration implies that the lady found his reaction quite amusing.


** How Watson starts off the story:
--> “Holmes,” said I as I stood one morning in our bow-window looking down the street, “here is a madman coming along. It seems rather sad that his relatives should allow him to come out alone.”

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** How Watson starts off Watson's opening line when seeing him from the story:
--> “Holmes,” said I as I stood one morning in our bow-window looking down the street, “here
window: "Here is a madman coming along. It seems rather sad that his relatives should allow him to come out alone.”

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** How Watson starts off the story:
--> “Holmes,” said I as I stood one morning in our bow-window looking down the street, “here is a madman coming along. It seems rather sad that his relatives should allow him to come out alone.”


* This exchange from "The Valley of Fear."
--> “I say, Watson,” he whispered, “would you be afraid to sleep in the same room with a lunatic, a man with softening of the brain, an idiot whose mind has lost its grip?”
--> “Not in the least,” I answered in astonishment.
--> “Ah, that's lucky,” he said, and not another word would he utter that night.

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* This exchange from "The Valley of Fear."
--> “I say, Watson,” he whispered, “would you be afraid to sleep in the same room with a lunatic, a man with softening of the brain, an idiot whose mind has lost its grip?”
--> “Not in the least,” I answered in astonishment.
--> “Ah, that's lucky,” he said, and not another word would he utter that night.

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* "The Adventure of Black Peter" begins with Watson sitting at breakfast one morning when in comes Holmes carrying a ''harpoon'' under his arm like an umbrella. Who then reassures Watson that he wasn't walking around town with it, he drove to the butcher's shop.
-->If you could have looked into Allardyce’s back shop, you would have seen a dead pig swung from a hook in the ceiling, and a gentleman in his shirt sleeves furiously stabbing at it with this weapon. I was that energetic person, and I have satisfied myself that by no exertion of my strength can I transfix the pig with a single blow. Perhaps you would care to try?


* In The Noble Bachelor, Lord St. Simon rather pompously asserts that no doubt Holmes has never had a client of his particular station in life before. Holmes genially agrees, and remarks that he’s descending — his last client was the King of Sweden.

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* In The Noble Bachelor, Lord St. Simon rather pompously asserts that no doubt Holmes has never had a client of his particular station in life before. Holmes genially agrees, and remarks that he’s descending — his last client was the King of Sweden.Scandinavia.


** This exchange gets a small CallBack in a later story, where a Duke comes in looking to hire Holmes to find ''his'' lost love, then brags that Holmes has "probably never had a client such as me." To which Holmes replies "Actually, this is a step ''down'' for me. My last client of this sort was a ''king.''"


--> '''Holmes looking like a disappointed parent:''' {{Beat}} "Yes."

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--> '''Holmes looking like a disappointed parent:''' {{Beat}} ({{Beat}}) "Yes."


* Holmes' LastSecondWordSwap in ''The Adventure of the Norwood Builder''. "Arrest you! This really is most grati—most interesting. On what charge do you expect to be arrested?" Even funnier when you try to picture the look on his face (it isn't described so you've got free rein here)...

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* Holmes' LastSecondWordSwap in ''The Adventure of the Norwood Builder''. "Arrest you! This really is most grati—most interesting. On what charge do you expect to be arrested?" Even funnier when you try to picture the look on his face (it isn't described so you've got free rein here)...here).



* The opening paragraphs of "The Adventure of the Musgrave Ritual," where Watson describes how Holmes lives, saying that he himself is no neat freak, but

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* The opening paragraphs of "The Adventure of the Musgrave Ritual," where Watson describes how Holmes lives, saying that he himself is no neat freak, but but:



* In "The Hound of the Baskervilles" Watson and Holmes find the body of someone killed by the hound. Naturally both are horrified. Then Holmes looks at bit closer and starts dancing about and laughing about the man having a beard. Turns out it's the body of Mrs. Barrymore's criminal brother - much to Holmes and Watson's relief, who had assumed Sir Henry was the one who had been killed.

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* In "The Hound of the Baskervilles" Watson and Holmes find the body of someone killed by the hound. Naturally Naturally, both are horrified. Then Holmes looks at bit closer and starts dancing about and laughing about the man having a beard. Turns out it's the body of Mrs. Barrymore's criminal brother - much to Holmes and Watson's relief, who had assumed Sir Henry was the one who had been killed.






* "The Blanched Soldier" is penned by Holmes because Watson had apparently "worried [Holmes] to write an experience of [his] own", since Holmes had "rather invited this persecution" by his frequent criticism of Watson's "superficial" accounts that "[pander] to popular taste". A highly irritated Watson had apparently retorted, "Try it yourself, Holmes!" and even the Great Detective is forced to admit that he ''must'' interest the reader rather than "[confine] himself rigidly to facts and figures" when he finally sat down to write it.



** Mrs. Hudson puts up with so much from her lodgers. Her reaction when she sees the blizzard of paper Holmes unleashed upon 221B is hilarious, as is Holmes opening the door when she was ''just'' on the other side, nearly causing her to stumble into the room in an earlier scene.



* In "The Six Napoleons", Lestrade is waiting in the sitting room for Holmes and Watson to return, looking bored out of his mind...until he catches sight of the papers on the table beside Holmes' chair and so nonchalantly starts to finger through them...and while this is going on Holmes watches him through the half-closed doorway, waves Watson over so that he can see, and then Holmes and Watson quickly duck back down the hall and "enter" loudly, giving Lestrade the chance to stop snooping and act all innocent when they come in.

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* In "The Six Napoleons", Lestrade is waiting in the sitting room for Holmes and Watson to return, looking bored out of his mind...mind -- until he catches sight of the papers on the table beside Holmes' chair and so nonchalantly starts to finger through them...and while them. While this is going on on, Holmes watches him through the half-closed doorway, doorway and waves Watson over so that he can see, and then Holmes and Watson see. Then, the duo quickly duck back down the hall and "enter" loudly, giving Lestrade the chance to stop snooping and act all innocent when they come in.



--> '''Holmes looking like a disappointed parent:''' ".....Yes."

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--> '''Holmes looking like a disappointed parent:''' ".....Yes.{{Beat}} "Yes."



* In "The Cardboard Box", Mrs. Hudson takes the aspidistra plant after cleaning up, causing Holmes to yell, "MRS HUDSON! How dare you take me aspidistra!" which Mrs. Hudson answers back, "I do dare!"

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* In "The Cardboard Box", Mrs. Hudson takes the aspidistra plant after cleaning up, causing Holmes to yell, "MRS HUDSON! How dare you take me aspidistra!" my aspidistra!", to which Mrs. Hudson answers back, retorts, "I do dare!"

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*** [[HypocriticalHumor More amusing]] if you consider that perhaps half the people Holmes knows, given his penchant for disguises, only know ''him'' by one of his aliases!


* In the third episode, the one dedicated to Milverton, how Watson gets offended because Holmes got disguised to find out how to break into the house of the titular blackmailer, and locks himself in his room. Holmes continues the conversation calmly, and Watson opens the door occasionally to respond, only to close it again.

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* In the third Milverton episode, the one dedicated to Milverton, how Watson gets offended because Holmes got disguised flirted with a service woman to find out how to break into the house of the titular blackmailer, and locks himself in his room. Holmes continues the conversation calmly, and Watson opens the door occasionally to respond, only to close it again.



* Any time they laugh together could qualify as this, maybe because of the explosive laughter of Linianov.

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* Any time they laugh together could qualify as this, maybe mainly because of the explosive laughter of Linianov.Livanov.

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*Watson being EntertaininglyWrong again in the finale, [[spoiler: when he overhears Holmes talk with a German spy and actually believes his friend is about to commit treason and start a war.]] Apparently he hasn't learned by now.

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