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Review: Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly in 'Holmes & Watson' a looney-tuned misfire

In the rare moments when the mystery spoof "Holmes & Watson" clicks, the movie is like a cross between a raunchy '80s comedy and a Daffy Duck cartoon. As super-detective Sherlock Holmes, Will Ferrell is just like Daffy, the overconfident hero, blustering his way into trouble. And as Dr. John Watson, John C. Reilly is Porky Pig, the long-suffering sidekick. They're a winning pair of losers.

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