- John Watson: "It's a skull"
- Sherlock Holmes: "Friend of mine. When I say friend..."
- ―John Watson's first encounter with the skull
Sherlock Holmes' skull was a skull that Sherlock Holmes had on his mantelpiece at 221B Baker Street. According to Sherlock, he likes to think aloud and works out problems by talking to his skull.
Sherlock Holmes' skull appeared in the Sherlock episodes:
The skull also appeared in the unaired pilot of Sherlock.
Behind the scenesEdit
- The skull is actually a cast which had to be chiseled out to allow John Watson to hide Sherlock's cigarettes in the Hounds of Baskerville.
Notes and referencesEdit
- ↑ From dialogue in the Sherlock episode A Study in Pink.
- ↑ From a Radio Times interview with Production Designer Arwel Wyn Jones, available here.