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Aug 24, 2017

Welcome to The Story Behind: Clue Series. In every episode of this series, we talk about the history of one of the original weapons used in the game, “Clue.” This series may not be appropriate for all ages and listener discretion is advised.

What can you say about this weapon? While not as useful as the rope or as destructive as the knife, it’s definitely a staple in any tool box … and also the perfect tool for MURDER. To quote Laugh-In’s Judy Carne, Socket to me!

I’m your host, Emily Prokop, and this is The Story Behind the Wrench.

The Clue Series Butler you heard at the beginning of the episode was played by Paul from Rick and Paul Heal the World.

Colonel Mustard imitations provided by Chris, Emily Kendall and Michael from Redemption – A Star Wars actual-play podcast.

The role of Colonel Greene was played by David the Producer from The Unwritable Rant.

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