Arthur Holmstrom, recently chair-promoted treasurer of the local, Freemason-style charitable Monarch Lodge, is knife-murdered in his club HQ office. Detective Lassiter, a member, and president Irving Parker, his soon-ex's father, ask Shawn and his unamused father Henry, a former member, to solve the case discretely. Gus enjoys approaching the exclusive membership, including many prospective medical clients, and thus contributes suspicious observations to a plot of black books and deadly ambition. Written by
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When Shawn approaches the guard watching the door at the lodge, he recites a number of apparently nonsensical phrases in order to enter the lodge. Among what he says is, "Girlfriend in a Coma," and "Hairdresser on Fire," both titles of songs sung by British pop singer, Morrissey. See more
When Gus goes to talk to the Doctor about being his pharmaceutical rep, Shawn stops him and tells him not to step on the corpse's head. When it cuts to the wide shot they are standing at the corpse's feet. See more
[right after breaking into a house
Say what you will about credit cards and paper clips, sometimes a door just needs to be *owned*.
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Written and Performed by Jim Croce See more