Dr. John Watson is character in the Sherlock Holmes stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Watson is Sherlock Holmes' friend and assistant, and is the first person narrator of all but four stories in the Sherlock Holmes canon. He is a minor character from Disney's 1986 film The Great Mouse Detective.

Role in the film

Watson appears with Sherlock as silhouette cameos in the film. When introduced, Watson is observed by Basil and his friends while the former was discussing a case with Sherlock, and they soon depart their home to continue the investigations.


  • David Q. Dawson was based on Watson.
  • Unlike Basil Rathbone, voice clips of Nigel Bruce (Watson's actor in the Sherlock Holmes films) were not used for the cameo part of Watson.

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