An homage to the movie Clue (1985) (thus the episode title), guest starring three actors from the 1985 movie: Martin Mull, Christopher Lloyd, and Lesley Ann Warren. The episode is dedicated to Madeline Kahn. The show featured viewer-selected endings, voted separately on the East and West Coasts. Written by
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Episode is based on the 1985 movie Clue which was based on the board game Cluedo. The episode stars Lesley Ann Warren
who played Miss Scarlett, Christopher Lloyd
who played Professor Plum and Martin Mull
who played Colonel Mustard. The Title Sequence also bares similarities to the cards used in the game, as well as the end credits of Clue. See more
When questioned at the beginning of the episode the butler stated that the chocolate room "somewhere near the living room" but in Shawn's flashback of the same statement the butler says "somewhere off the living room". This doesn't match with how Shawn's eidetic memory normally works and creates an unreliable narrator problem since his perfect memory is how he solves crimes. See more
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