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Pete Holmes spoofs Sherlock Holmes -- VIDEO

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Sherlock Holmes doesn’t have quite the detective skills we think he does — but he does have a pretty impressive imagination.

Comedian Pete Holmes plays Sherlock in a spoof of the BBC series that stars Benedict Cumberbatch (Sherlock) and Martin Freeman (Watson), revealing that the famous detective actually has horrible deduction skills. In the video, Holmes’ Sherlock makes assumptions about James Watson’s (Matt McCarthy) life based on things like the kind of phone he has and the shoes he’s wearing which all end up being completely wrong. Maybe he was just having a bad day?

Check out the parody from The Pete Holmes Show below:

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One week with 'The Pete Holmes Show': Should you be watching?

As full of wit as it is awkwardness, as many charming conversations as there are clumsy sketches, The Pete Holmes Show is packed with potential, but will also require some patience until it becomes steadier on its feet.

Pete Holmes rose up the comedy ranks with his smart and smiley stand-up and built his fanbase as a podcast celebrity, which is to say, not a celebrity. After a week’s worth of episodes of the newest late-night show, it’s clear that Holmes’ biggest draw is his positivity. He is charming in his earnestness, and you’re almost always laughing with him because he’s always laughing at himself. What’s not to like about a guy who can so accurately state that he understands why people would be confused by his presence as a late-night host? “I don’t have that slick talk-show vibe. … This is the only universe in which I’m not a youth pastor.” And in that moment, you realize, Pete Holmes looks exactly like a youth pastor.

But a late-night show isn’t all about personality. It’s, generally, also about the guests and, occasionally, the extras: sketches, pre-recorded bits and/or music. Last week’s four episodes set up a pretty standard pattern for how The Pete Holmes Show will operate: sketch + monologue + video + guest.

So how did Petey do in his first week?
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'Girls' star Allison Williams spills all of Pete Holmes' most embarrassing secrets -- VIDEO

Have you been watching The Pete Holmes Show, a new Conan O’Brien-produced program on TBS? It’s part talk show, part sketch show, and all charming — thanks mostly to Pete Holmes himself, a veteran standup who’s probably best known outside of comedy circles for voicing the E-Trade baby in a series of popular commercials. (So yeah, Lindsay Lohan isn’t his biggest fan.)

But Holmes is more than a simple comedian. As the host revealed during his show’s second episode Tuesday night, he’s also a “gal kinda fella” — a.k.a. a dude who’s perfectly comfortable sitting on a couch in his PJs and eating fro-yo while Allison Williams of Girls fame spills all of his deepest, darkest secrets, including when he lost his virginity and why he and his ex-wife got divorced. (Spoiler alert: She was cheating on him with some dude named Rocko.) Also, they spend some time speaking in exaggerated Bahston accents, just ’cause.

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