The year is 1950 and Sam and Max are a pair of detectives somewhere in New York. While Sam is a no nonsense, dry humored, drab individual, his bizarre life is kept interesting by partner Max, a perverse and sadistic midget with a psychotic sense of humor, violent tendencies and a swearing fetish. Living in a rundown office building/office, they pass through life day by day off of saved money from their glory days, and spend time watching TV and participating in other strange activities as they wait for an assignment. One day, after a dry spell of employment, Sam and Max are called to the scene of a kidnapping at a local tourist trap. It seems two human oddities, a Bigfoot and a giraffe necked girl, have been kidnapped, and the Siamese twin brothers, who are no stranger then the oddities they promote, are paying a large cash sum up front for the return of their prized possessions. From there Sam and Max must travel across country in search of the two, as well as contend with a rock and... Written by
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The nebbish, bespectacled fisherman at the World of Fish Museum is a caricature of Woody Allen
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Sam and Max both claim to be colorblind when discussing the Snucky's Paint-By-Numbers Book, yet they're still able to solve the colored magnet puzzle at the Mystery Vortex. See more
Stay away from him, you malefactor!
I'm not a malefactor, I'm a lagomorph!
Referenced in Sam & Max Season Two