They were roommates before Watson's 1887 marriage and again after his wife's death.
Their residence is maintained by their landlady, Mrs. Most of the stories are frame narratives, written from Watson's point of view as summaries of the detective's most interesting cases.
) is a fictional private detective created by British author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
Widely considered a British cultural icon, the character and stories have had a profound and lasting effect on mystery writing and popular culture as a whole, with the original tales as well as thousands written by authors other than Conan Doyle being adapted into stage and radio plays, television, films, video games, and other media for over one hundred years.Both Dupin and Lecoq are referenced at the beginning of A Study in Scarlet.Nevertheless, Holmes's friendship with Watson is his most significant relationship.When Watson is injured by a bullet, although the wound turns out to be "quite superficial", Watson is moved by Holmes's reaction: It was worth a wound; it was worth many wounds; to know the depth of loyalty and love which lay behind that cold mask.In "The Adventure of the Greek Interpreter", he claims that his grandmother was sister to the French artist Vernet, without further clarifying whether this was Claude Joseph, Carle, or Horace Vernet.Russian DTS-HD MA, 5.1 / 48 k Hz / 3971 kbps (DTS Core: 5.1 / 48 k Hz / 1509 kbps) |BBC Saint-Petersburg|Russian DTS-HD MA, 5.1 / 48 k Hz / 3966 kbps (DTS Core: 5.1 / 48 k Hz / 1509 kbps) |. Some facts should be suppressed, or, at least, a just sense of proportion should be observed in treating them.The only point in the case which deserved mention was the curious analytical reasoning from effects to causes, by which I succeeded in unravelling it.Watson as a fellow lodger in 1881 (when the first published story, A Study in Scarlet, begins).