Edward Hardwicke, right, as Watson with Jeremy Brett as Holmes in a 1992 episode of The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes. Photograph: ITV / Rex / The Guardian
As you must have heard, the actor "best known as a valiant Dr Watson in Granada's Sherlock Holmes series" has died. The Guardian has a fine obituary.
Dr Watson: "Has anything escaped me? I trust that there is nothing of consequence which I have overlooked?"