Pickering Brown worked too hard to be in the character of the pale and anaemic second husband.
Added a revolver to the already plentiful noise-making paraphernalia. Not as high of order as other Irish acts but still had effective comedy. Brown led astray by the strenuous key in which the whole thing was pitched.
"Mrs. Murphy's Second Husband"
Variety, 1:2 (13/1/1906)