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'''Sherlock Holmes''' is a fictional detective created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and first published in 1887. He and his companion, Dr. Watson, have been spoofed or portrayed many times in Muppet productions, and the character [[Baskerville]] was named after the Holmes novel ''The Hound of the Baskervilles''. Most of these portrayals rely heavily on the film characterization of Holmes by Basil Rathbone, including the familiar deerstalker cap and cape.
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[[Image:Muppet Sherlock Holmes Issue 3.jpg|thumb|178px|''Muppet Sherlock Holmes'' comics cover.]]
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'''Sherlock Holmes''' is a fictional detective created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and first published in 1887. He and his companion, Dr. Watson, have been spoofed or portrayed many times in Muppet productions, and the character [[Baskerville]] was named after the Holmes novel ''The Hound of the Baskervilles''.
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Most of these portrayals rely heavily on the film characterization of Holmes by Basil Rathbone, including the familiar deerstalker cap and cape.
   
 
==References==
 
==References==
 
* [[Sherlock Hemlock]] from ''[[Sesame Street]]'' is a spoof of Holmes (and his dog [[Watson]], a spoof of Dr. Watson). They even starred together in a series of segments entitled ''[[Mysterious Theater]]'', which was a parody of ''[[Mystery!]]'', a show that regularly featured Sherlock Holmes.
 
* [[Sherlock Hemlock]] from ''[[Sesame Street]]'' is a spoof of Holmes (and his dog [[Watson]], a spoof of Dr. Watson). They even starred together in a series of segments entitled ''[[Mysterious Theater]]'', which was a parody of ''[[Mystery!]]'', a show that regularly featured Sherlock Holmes.
   
*[[Rowlf the Dog|Rowlf]] portrayed Holmes, with Baskerville as Watson in "[[Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Disappearing Clues]]", the [[UK Spots (The Muppet Show)|UK spot]] from [[Episode 103: Joel Grey|episode 103]] of ''[[The Muppet Show]]''
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*[[Rowlf the Dog|Rowlf]] portrayed Holmes, with Baskerville as Watson in "[[Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Disappearing Clues]]", the [[UK Spots (The Muppet Show)|UK spot]] from [[Episode 103: Joel Grey|episode 103]] of ''[[The Muppet Show]]''.
   
 
*[[Baby Bunsen]] and [[Baby Beaker]] appeared as Sherlock Bunsen and Dr. Beaker in the ''[[Muppet Babies]]'' episode "[[Episode 305: The Muppet Broadcasting Company|The Muppet Broadcasting Company]]."
 
*[[Baby Bunsen]] and [[Baby Beaker]] appeared as Sherlock Bunsen and Dr. Beaker in the ''[[Muppet Babies]]'' episode "[[Episode 305: The Muppet Broadcasting Company|The Muppet Broadcasting Company]]."
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*[[Baby Kermit|Kermit]] appears as "Kermlock Holmes" in issue #13 of [[Muppet Babies Comics]], with [[Baby Fozzie|Fozzie]] as "Dr. Fozzie".
 
*[[Baby Kermit|Kermit]] appears as "Kermlock Holmes" in issue #13 of [[Muppet Babies Comics]], with [[Baby Fozzie|Fozzie]] as "Dr. Fozzie".
   
*[[Sherlock Hubbard|Sherlock]] is the name given to Old Mother Hubbard's husband, who appears in standard Holmes garb and fancies himself a detective, in the "[[Mother Hubbard]]" installment of ''[[Mother Goose Stories]]''
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*[[Sherlock Hubbard|Sherlock]] is the name given to Old Mother Hubbard's husband, who appears in standard Holmes garb and fancies himself a detective, in the "[[Mother Hubbard]]" installment of ''[[Mother Goose Stories]]''.
   
*The animated [[Surelick Bones]] on ''[[Dog City (series)|Dog City]]''
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*The animated [[Surelick Bones]] on ''[[Dog City (series)|Dog City]]''.
   
 
* A [[Sherlock Holmes (whale)|whale]] portrayed the character on ''[[Muppets Tonight]]'', alongside a Muppet version of [[Dr. Watson]].
 
* A [[Sherlock Holmes (whale)|whale]] portrayed the character on ''[[Muppets Tonight]]'', alongside a Muppet version of [[Dr. Watson]].
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* [[Tutter]] and [[Ojo]] don Sherlock Holmes caps and magnifying glasses in the storybook ''[[Mystery at the Big Blue House]]''.
 
* [[Tutter]] and [[Ojo]] don Sherlock Holmes caps and magnifying glasses in the storybook ''[[Mystery at the Big Blue House]]''.
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Image:Sherlockrowlf.jpg|Rowlf in ''The Muppet Show'''s UK spot of episode 103
 
Image:Sherlockbunsen.jpg|"Elementary school, my dear Beaker."
 
Image:Sherlockbunsen.jpg|"Elementary school, my dear Beaker."
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Image:Surelickbones.jpg|Surelick Bones on the ''Dog City'' episode "Is It Arf?"
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Image:Mbabiesissue13.jpg|Issue #13 of the ''Muppet Babies comic''
 
Image:Mbabiesissue13.jpg|Issue #13 of the ''Muppet Babies comic''
 
Image:Sherlock ernie flashlight adventure.JPG|''Ernie and Bert's Flashlight Adventure''
 
Image:Sherlock ernie flashlight adventure.JPG|''Ernie and Bert's Flashlight Adventure''

Revision as of 12:24, September 19, 2010

Muppet Sherlock Holmes Issue 3

Muppet Sherlock Holmes comics cover.

Sherlock Holmes is a fictional detective created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and first published in 1887. He and his companion, Dr. Watson, have been spoofed or portrayed many times in Muppet productions, and the character Baskerville was named after the Holmes novel The Hound of the Baskervilles.

Most of these portrayals rely heavily on the film characterization of Holmes by Basil Rathbone, including the familiar deerstalker cap and cape.

References


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