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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''.
 
'''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.
 
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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* [[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.
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SherlockHemlock.jpg|[[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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Sherlockrowlf.jpg|[[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]]."
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Kermit sherlock.jpg|[[Kermit]] dressed as Holmes in a promotional photo included in [[Panini Trading Stickers]] amongst other merchandising
   
*[[Baby Kermit|Kermit]] appears as "Kermlock Holmes" in issue #13 of [[Muppet Babies Comics]], with [[Baby Fozzie|Fozzie]] as "Dr. Fozzie".
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Sherlockbunsen.jpg|[[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]]."
   
*[[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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Mbabies-kermlock.jpg|[[Baby Kermit|Kermit]] appears as "Kermlock Holmes" in issue #13 of [[Muppet Babies Comics]], with [[Baby Fozzie|Fozzie]] as "Dr. Fozzie".
   
*The animated [[Surelick Bones]] on ''[[Dog City (series)|Dog City]]''.
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Sherlock.jpg|[[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]]''.
   
* A [[Sherlock Holmes (whale)|whale]] portrayed the character on ''[[Muppets Tonight]]'', alongside a Muppet version of [[Dr. Watson]].
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Surelickbones.jpg|The animated [[Surelick Bones]] on ''[[Dog City (series)|Dog City]]''.
   
*[[Sir Arthur Conan Rubberducque]], a fictional character who received an "as told to" credit for the book ''[[Sherlock Hemlock and the Great Twiddlebug Mystery]]'' is a reference to Holmes' creator, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
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Character.sherlockwhale.jpg|A [[Sherlock Holmes (whale)|whale]] portrayed the character on ''[[Muppets Tonight]]'', alongside a Muppet version of [[Dr. Watson]].
   
*[[Ernie]] plays Holmes in a segment of [[Bert and Ernie's Great Adventures]].
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SirRubberducque.jpg|[[Sir Arthur Conan Rubberducque]], a fictional character who received an "as told to" credit for the book ''[[Sherlock Hemlock and the Great Twiddlebug Mystery]]'' is a reference to Holmes' creator, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
   
* In ''[[Ernie and Bert's Flashlight Adventure]]'', one of the adventures they go on involve them dressed in Sherlock Holmes-like outfits while searching a castle.
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Folge2494-9.jpg|[[Ernie]] plays Holmes in a segment of [[Bert and Ernie's Great Adventures]].
   
*''[[Muppet Sherlock Holmes]]'' is an upcoming comic series from [[BOOM! Studios]].
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Sherlock ernie flashlight adventure.JPG|In ''[[Ernie and Bert's Flashlight Adventure]]'', one of the adventures they go on involve them dressed in Sherlock Holmes-like outfits while searching a castle.
   
* [[Tutter]] and [[Ojo]] don Sherlock Holmes caps and magnifying glasses in the storybook ''[[Mystery at the Big Blue House]]''.
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Sherlock_ojo_and_tutter.JPG|[[Tutter]] and [[Ojo]] don Sherlock Holmes caps and magnifying glasses in the storybook ''[[Mystery at the Big Blue House]]''.
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Tmscomic-sherlock-character.jpg|Sherlock Holmes appears on the cover of [[The Muppet Show Comic Book: Family Reunion|''The Muppet Show Comic Book'' #7]], which features the spoof, [[Wormwood Soames]].
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Muppetsherlockholmes1a.jpg|''[[Muppet Sherlock Holmes]]'' is a comic adaptation of the story.
   
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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:Surelickbones.jpg|Surelick Bones on the ''Dog City'' episode "Is It Arf?"
 
Image:Mbabies-kermlock.jpg|Issue #13 of the ''Muppet Babies comic''
 
Image:Sherlock ernie flashlight adventure.JPG|''Ernie and Bert's Flashlight Adventure''
 
Image:Sherlock_ojo_and_tutter.JPG|''Mystery at the Big Blue House''
 
 
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Revision as of 02:21, September 29, 2010

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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