Sherlock Holmes: Trifles

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

Squiring Around

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?
Sherlock Holmes: Trifles
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