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Funny story: Shylock Humes And The Case Of The Purloined Budgerigar, Part Two

Shylock Humes And The Case Of The Purloined Budgerigar, Part Two

Throckmortons was packed. There was a sale of hats on. I fought my way through the crowd, determined to avoid being taken for a fool, and to stick to my mission - the purchase of two storage jars for fruit-bottling purposes. An hour later, alighting from the hansom at 221B Candlestick Maker Street with the new storage jars, a top hat, a sou'wester and a bowler, I was accosted by a thoroughly d...

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Funny story: Shylock Humes and the Case of The Purloined Budgerigar Part One

Shylock Humes and the Case of The Purloined Budgerigar Part One

"Make a long arm and consult Bradshaw, Flotsam!" My friend Shylock Humes sat hunched in his armchair like a broken-backed black beetle smoking his 'thinking pipe'. Why he wanted an armchair shaped like a pipe-smoking beetle was beyond me. At least I could rely on good old Bradshaw. "You need the 5:30 express from Victoria, Humes, as far as Littlehampton. Then take the 9:15 Rottingdean sleepe...

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Funny story: Shylock Humes and the case of the missing cod

Shylock Humes and the case of the missing cod

Shylock arrived at the house in Gibbon road Hackney. He hit the unpolished lions head knocker which hit him back with the words, "easy guvnor". Recovering his composure, which he had dropped, Shylock, again, knocked on the door. Waiting no more than a few seconds, the door was opened, and before him stood Mrs Edna Spanky, the ninety year old Soho stripper. "Yerssss, kin eye elp yoos"? "...

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Funny story: Sherlock and me

Sherlock and me

In every single way but one, I'm just like Sherlock Holmes. But then again I don't play the violin or peruse his weighty tomes. But I do so love a good mystery when the circumstance allow although I can not solve them, I'm just like him anyhow. NO, I haven't got a deerstalker and I've never stalked a deer. If that is why he wore that hat, the inference wasn't clear. I've never lived...

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Funny story: 'Sherlock' Bows Out With 'The Great Game' - But He'll Be Back!

'Sherlock' Bows Out With 'The Great Game' - But He'll Be Back!

This article does not contain spoilers. Maybe. Or maybe we lie - just kidding... The BBC's updated version of the Sherlock Holmes stories concluded last night after a paltry three episode feature length run, leaving viewers gasping for more. The f...

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Funny story: Sherlock - The Blind Banker - All Good - Bring On The Great Game

Sherlock - The Blind Banker - All Good - Bring On The Great Game

More plaudits for the BBC this am for hitting a winning formula and failing to capitalise on it. Three episodes of Sherlock? Not enough. The public want - nay demand - more. Last night's episode enlightened millions of tea drinkers as to how to...

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Funny story: No Shit Sherlock - More Episodes On The Way

No Shit Sherlock - More Episodes On The Way

Deep joy among Sherlock afficionadoes this week as it was announced that in addition to the existing BBC trilogy of updated Holmes films, there are plans to make more instalments, although it's unlikely that they'll be seen for a year or more. Aft...

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Funny story: No Shit Sherlock - 'A Study In Pink' Is A Smash Hit For The BBC

No Shit Sherlock - 'A Study In Pink' Is A Smash Hit For The BBC

BBC chiefs were reported to be 'ecstatic' this morning, as their updated version of Sherlock Holmes proved to be a smash hit with the viewing public. It was a calculated risk, hauling Holmes, Doctor Watson, Inspector LeStrade, Mycroft and Moriarty...

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Funny story: Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart Want to Save Honey Bees

Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart Want to Save Honey Bees

Sexy Twilight duo Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart are really concerned about, the plight of Britains honey bees - now officially an endangered species - and are keen to do what they can to help, according to a source close to the edge. Our so...

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Funny story: 'Sherlock Holmes and Sherlock Holmes'

'Sherlock Holmes and Sherlock Holmes'

'Morning, Holmes', the famous detective Sherlock Holmes said to Sherlock Holmes in the breakfast room of 243d Baker Street, London, 'any original ideas in the newspapers this morning?' 'Certainly not', that sleuth replied, 'it's almost embarrassing that the papers are full of such unoriginal adolescent garbage as this! Take a look', and Holmes passed his copy of The Copier to Holmes who began t...

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Funny story: Sherlock Holmes Kicks Avatar's Ass Good

Sherlock Holmes Kicks Avatar's Ass Good

Remember Titanic, when it "used to be" a HUGE hit? Well the director's back and this should be fun given that his new movie, Avatar has got some serious competition: Sherlock Holmes. Robert Downey Jr. said in an interview that "He didn't think that S...

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Funny story: Evidence Of The 'Real' Relationship Between Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson Discovered.

Evidence Of The 'Real' Relationship Between Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson Discovered.

The long ongoing question of just what sort of 'relationship' there was between Sherlock Holmes and his 'companion' Dr. Watson has finally been found. The odd part of it is that the answer has been right in front of our noses for a century. Ref...

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Funny story: 'Sherlock Holmes and the Mystery of Obama's Silence about Israel'

'Sherlock Holmes and the Mystery of Obama's Silence about Israel'

As Dr. Watson started eating another piece of toast and kosher gefillte fish, Dr. Watson came into the room. 'Ah, Holmes', he said, sitting down and helping himself to some vegetarian burgers blessed by the Chief Rabbi of Norway, 'anything in the news?' 'Really, Watson', that sleuth answered, 'if there was nothing in the news then The Times would just be filled with idiotic drivel about cookery an...

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Funny story: Jude Law Upstages Downey Jr. in Sherlock Holmes

Jude Law Upstages Downey Jr. in Sherlock Holmes

It was a friendly competition on the set of the epic Sherlock Holmes movie, as both Jude Law and Robert Downey Jr. looked for opportunities to steal scenes throughout filming. Based on early feedback from pre-screening audiences around the world, it...

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Funny story: Sherlock Holmes and the Robert Downey Junior Mystery

Sherlock Holmes and the Robert Downey Junior Mystery

Dr. Watson sat reading the day's copy of The Thymes, when his colleague Sherlock Holmes came into the room. 'Ah, Watson', that sleuth said, 'what a beautiful day it is! What's in the news?', and he grabbed Watson's paper and quickly leafed through it, then suddenly stopped in amazement. 'I don't believe it!', he gasped, 'I must sit down, this is dreadful!' 'What's wrong, Holmes, didn't W.G.Grace m...

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Funny story: 'Dr. Watson and the British Open Mystery'

'Dr. Watson and the British Open Mystery'

As Dr. Watson sat reading The Times at his breakfast table in Baker Street, he stopped as he noticed the back page where the sports section was. 'I see The British Open is starting tomorrow', he remarked to his colleague, Sherlock Holmes, 'what a strange game golf is! And how strange we forget to publish this story in the summer! Lots of otherwise sane men and women, hitting bits of -' 'We h...

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Funny story: Robert Downey Jr. Admits To Mistakes on Sherlock Holmes Movie

Robert Downey Jr. Admits To Mistakes on Sherlock Holmes Movie

Robert Downey Jr. has admitted that several mistakes and inconsistencies crept into the new "Sherlock Holmes" movie. The film, scheduled for release on Christmas Day in the United States, is loosely based on the character created by Sir Arthur Conan...

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