A three-million dollar wedding coach, being sent overseas, disappears shortly after being placed into a shipping container and loaded aboard ship, under the watchful eyes of two Boston Insurance Company employees. Enter Banacek, who must figure out the puzzling theft and find the coach before the ship sails to collect his ten percent. Written by
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The name of the ship is the "Molly Pitcher." This was the nickname of a woman that carried pitchers of water to American soldiers at the Battle of Monmouth (New Jersey), and who also served as a part of a cannon crew. See more
Banacek's solution shows that the robbery couldn't have worked as it was supposed to have. Because the shipping container had to be raised high enough to clear the obstacle, Kirkland and DeWitt would have been able to see the trick in operation from their vantage point. See more
[to Mario Fratelli
Yes, well, there's an old Polish proverb that says, "Even though a man anoint himself with fragrant oils, he can still wind up with a broken face."
References The Hollywood Squares