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I always thought in the books Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson were the same age.I did too....
The best time to plan a book is while you're doing the dishes.
glalonzo0408Tommy_A_Jones. Watson tells us in "A Study in
Scarlett" that he received his MD in 1878. If we assumed Watson was 25
when he got his MD, we can guess he was born around 1853.
In "His Last Bow",
Holmes is given as sixty. As this took place on the eve of the First World War,
that places his birth around 1854.
So Holmes and Watson were around
the same age.
MissQuin said:Has anyone seen the TV series? I actually really liked it. It was so obviously meant to be light and frothy and not intellectually demanding. In fact I watched it a few years ago, I found it a refreshing change to the usual bodies in a autopsy room that modern TV are so fond of showing us! One of the best things was the costumes, so so glamorous.