It's Sheer Terror, My Dear Watson

Sherlock Holmes' trusty sidekick, Dr. Watson, is a trustworthy chap, right? Only in the books. In motion, the guy's as creepy as a truckload of spiders.

This footage has been taken from the PC game Sherlock Holmes: Nemesis, which was released in 2007. It was uploaded in 2008. A while ago, yes, but we'd imagine it's only hit the limelight this week because the user has been in a psych ward for the past two years, undone by visions of a bearded man in a bowler hat lurking constantly in his peripheral vision.

While the music helps set the tone, I think it's the complete lack of movement on Watson's part that's the worst. No footsteps. No "Righto, I'll be off over here then, Mr. Holmes!". Just silence. Silence, and terror.

[thanks Andy!]


    Wow, that's scarier than a lot of horror movies.

    F3AR, take note.

    It's like the harmless companion cube mod for Garry's Mod. It has a companion cube doing pretty much the same thing.

    hahahaha, had my first actual laugh out loud in ages...then locked my doors

    Its a weeping angel!

      Awesome call, man ;)

    that is seriously freaky, i was expecting him to move when he was hidden by the columns... but he didn't, he only moves when you turn around...

    ps. nice camera work, the double takes were cool.

    He's like a Weeping Angel from Blink.

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