" By the way, Doctor, I shall want your cooperation."
"I shall be delighted."
"You don't mind breaking the law?"
"Not in the least."
"Nor running a chance of arrest?"
"Not in a good cause."
"Oh, the cause is excellent!"
"Then I am your man."
"I was sure that I might rely on you."
And rely on Watson he can- despite the good Doctor's inner qualms, he competently and coolly follows Holmes' orders to the letter, justifying Sherlock's absolute trust in him.
'A Scandal In Bohemia' is a classic. It contains so many of the best features of the Holmes stories... memorable characters, betrayal, blackmail, disguise, clever deductions, a twist ending, and most of all, the deep friendship between Holmes and Watson.