Moody newspaper food critic Wagner was poisoned with wild mushrooms. To impress Gus's visiting uncle Burton, Shawn allows an apparent role switch, which means he must cue his clueless partner unnoticed, but hopes to get payment in kind. Shawn soon realizes their first suspect, a disgruntled chef, must be set up by the real poison killer, who is motivated by another competition.
Did You Know?
When Shawn meets uncle Burton he jokes to Gus that Uncle Burton thinks that Shawn is German. In real life James Roday has German ancestry on his mom's side. See more
When Shawn is trying to get a job at the Mirror, he impresses editor Phil Pritikin by deducing that the editor is left-handed. However, in several scenes, Pritikin can be seen writing with his right hand. See more
[reading his horoscope
Sagittarius: Please return the BB gun you confiscated from your son in the second grade. P.S. You are a cranky-pants.
I Want Candy
Written by Bert Berns
, Bob Feldman
, Jerry Goldstein
, and Richard Gottehrer
Performed by Bow Wow Wow See more