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The Plot Thickens (1963)

TV Special | 30 min | Short, Game-Show, Mystery

An unsold pilot for a game where four panelists in a set roughly resembling a court room sit opposite four suspects. They watch a film that runs about ten minutes showing a murder story. They evaluate it and cross examine the characters ...See moreAn unsold pilot for a game where four panelists in a set roughly resembling a court room sit opposite four suspects. They watch a film that runs about ten minutes showing a murder story. They evaluate it and cross examine the characters from the film. If one of them guesses the perpetrator from the clues offered, and beats the one panelist who's a professional detective, a monetary prize is given. Written by WesternOne See less
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Writers
Robert Bloch (mystery script) | William Castle (creator)
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Editor
Gerard Wilson (as Gerald J. Wilson)
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Updated Dec 31, 1963

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1963 (United States)

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Jay Adler
Mr. Lowe Mr. Lowe   See fewer
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James T. Callahan
Arnold Martin (as James Callahan) Arnold Martin (as James Callahan)   See fewer
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Isobel Elsom
Selena Ruysdael Selena Ruysdael   See fewer
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Kathryn Givney
Martha Collins Martha Collins   See fewer
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Vinton Hayworth
Roy Nesbit Roy Nesbit   See fewer
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Jack Linkletter
Himself Himself   See fewer
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Joe Maross
Penfield Penfield   See fewer
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Groucho Marx
Himself Himself   See fewer
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Warrene Ott
Warrene Ott--Bailiff Warrene Ott--Bailiff   See fewer
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Jan Sterling
Herself Herself   See fewer
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6.8 / 10 | 19 votes