FACT FOOD #39

Sherlock Hemlock, a character from Sesame Street who wears a similar hat, attire and carries a magnifying glass just like Sherlock Holmes. His second name ‘Hemlock’ is a reference to the poisonous plant ‘Hemlock’, which was used to kill the great philosopher Socrates. Apart from his humorous lines, he is popular for his catchphrase ‘Egad’.