Shawn is as delighted to get the case of a theft from a bizarre museum as Gus is terrified because the loot is his childhood nightmare: an Egyptian mummy. Meanwhile the precinct is self-absorbed, due the expiration the commissioner's ultimatum to resign unless nominated permanently, yet can't ignore the high-profile murder of tycoon, a major sponsor of the museum, whose board includes his heir William Wyles IV. Shawn claims the mummy walked out, links and solves both cases. Written by
Did You Know?
When Shawn asks Gus, "Facts and logic are in the corner of the guy who thinks he's going to get his face melted off?", a brief snippet from the Raiders of the Lost Ark
(1981) soundtrack can be heard. See more
While explaining how human eyes work, Shawn states that the cones are what allow us to see at night. This is incorrect - the cones are what allow us to see in color. The rods are responsible for night vision. See more
Burton 'Gus' Guster
[mocking Shawn after his phone is muted
Look at me, look at me, I love my hair! I can make obscure '80s references that nobody understands. Laugh at me, ha ha ha! Hey, know something about me? I have a motorcycle, but I never seem to be riding it!
Outtasite (Outta Mind)
Performed by Wilco See more