Mental Floss: 50 Common Misconceptions: Ep 1

A weekly show hosted by John Green, where knowledge junkies get their fix of trivia-tastic information. This week, John debunks 50 common misconceptions that most people have about topics such as vikings, exploding birds and peanut butter.


Sherlock (BBC 2010): Sherlock'd in His Pants

Sherlock and John have a problem. John/Sherlock.

Song: Jizz In My Pants by The Lonely Island
Series: Sherlock (BBC, 2010)

Warning: The song is Jizz In My Pants. 'Nuff said.

Contains clips from all three episodes. Spoiler for the ending of A Study in Pink and one clip from the end of The Great Game.

Disclaimers: Sherlock belongs to the BBC. Jizz In My Pants belongs to The Lonely Island.


The Hound of the Baskervilles (1 of 11)

This is the 2002 BBC production of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's "The Hound of the Basekrvilles," starring Richard Roxburgh as 'Sherlock Holmes,' Ian Hart as 'Dr. Watson,' and Richard E. Grant as 'Jack Stapleton.'

Other interesting screen credits of these excellent actors:

Richard Roxburgh also played 'The Duke' in "Moulin Rouge!" (2001); 'Count Vladislaus Dracula' in "Van Helsing" (2004); 'Hugh Stamp' in "Mission: Impossible II" (2000); 'M' and 'The Fantom' and 'Professor James Moriarty' in "The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen" (2003); and 'Percy Grainger' in "Passion" (1999).

Ian Hart also played 'Dr. Watson' in "The Case of the Silk Stocking" (2004); 'Sir Arthur Conan Doyle' in "Finding Neverland" (2004); and 'Professor Quirinus Quirrell' and 'Voldemort' in "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone." (2001)

Richard E. Grant also played 'Mycroft Holmes' in "Sherlock" (2002); and 'Barkis Bittern' in "Corpse Bride" (2005).


Wassup Holmes

Parody of Sherlock Holmes and the Hound of the Baskerville


Sherlock Holmes: The True Story

A Discovery Civilization Channel documentary about the real life inspirations for Sherlock Holmes. RT 45:58. A leading professor of medicine, Dr. Joseph Bell is a pioneer in a new field, forensic science. Joseph Bell is the real life model for the greatest fictional detective in history. He inspired his student, Arthur Conan Doyle to create a legend. Includes interviews with literary historians and Holmes experts and asks the question what is it about this imaginary victorian detective seem so real.