Because, when I had no one and nothing else, I discovered Sherlock Holmes and lived.
"Might I ask you all to join me in the cry of 'Fire'? Now then; one, two, three---" "Fire!" ...(Watson's face is hilarious!)
Here's Sir Ian McKellen as a 93-year-old Sherlock Holmes - The Independent / In MR. HOLMES, a film based on Mitch Cullin's book, A SLIGHT TRICK OF THE MIND.
Book Review: The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by A. Conan Doyle - 'The Speckled Band' cover.
Sherlock Holmes, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. It's worth reading the complete stories, especially if you're a fan of the modern adaptations.
Behind-the-scenes shot of Jeremy Brett and David Burke from "The Final Problem."