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You know the plots, but what about the minutiae? We delve into the Sherlock Holmes stories and answers questions that arise, clarify muddy details, and look into some of the period terminology in this weekly podcast.

Sherlock Holmes: Trifles Scott Monty & Burt Wolder

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You know the plots, but what about the minutiae? We delve into the Sherlock Holmes stories and answers questions that arise, clarify muddy details, and look into some of the period terminology in this weekly podcast.

    Upbeat Moments in the Canon

    Upbeat Moments in the Canon

    How many moments of sheer joy do we find in the Sherlock Holmes stories? It's a trifle.

    • 28 min
    Loneliness and Isolation in the Canon

    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.

    • 25 min
    Watson Was a Woman

    Watson Was a Woman

    Rex Stout made an extraordinary claim in 1941. Julian Wolff refuted it. Who was right?

    • 19 min
    Post-Reichenbach Arrangements

    Post-Reichenbach Arrangements

    What were the arrangements made upon the "death" of Sherlock Holmes?

    • 19 min
    Infectious Diseases in the Canon

    Infectious Diseases in the Canon

    What kinds of contagious and infectious maladies were mentioned in the Canon?

    • 25 min
    Shaky Foundations in The Norwood Builder

    Shaky Foundations in The Norwood Builder

    There are a couple of inconsistencies in "The Norwood Builder" that deserve our attention.

    • 25 min

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