Sherlock Holmes: Trifles
Scott Monty & Burt Wolder
May 20, 2020 21 min
Billy the Page
What are the duties of a page? And who was the page at 221B Baker Street in addition to Billy?
May 14, 2020 22 min
Friend or Foe?
Who was with Sherlock Holmes and who was against him? In some stories, it was difficult to determine.
May 06, 2020 28 min
We Have Much to Hope From the Flowers
Which flowers did Conan Doyle use to create a more lush setting, and what does Holmes's attentiveness to them tell us?
Apr 29, 2020 26 min
A Colonel of Truth
When a colonel turns up in the Sherlock Holmes stories, it usually means one thing.
Apr 22, 2020 28 min
Why did Conan Doyle make "The Reigate Squires" one of his top 12?
Apr 15, 2020 23 min
The Mystery of Watson's Second Wound
Where was Watson wounded: in the shoulder or in the leg? Or could it have possibly been both?
Apr 08, 2020 27 min
Jumping to Conclusions
There must have been a better clue than what Holmes indicated.
Apr 01, 2020 28 min
Upbeat Moments in the Canon
How many moments of sheer joy do we find in the Sherlock Holmes stories? It's a trifle.
Mar 25, 2020 25 min
Loneliness and Isolation in the Canon
Who were the lonely figures in the Sherlock Holmes stories. With your help, we named quite a few - including some you might not expect.
Mar 18, 2020 19 min
Watson Was a Woman
Rex Stout made an extraordinary claim in 1941. Julian Wolff refuted it. Who was right?