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Sam and Max Hit the Road (1993)

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Two screwball detectives are hired to track a couple of human oddities that went missing from a local Tourist Trap.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Bill Farmer ... Sam / Psychic / Flambe / Vanuatoo (voice)
Nick Jameson ... Max / World of Fish Fisherman / Additional Voices (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Marsha Clark Marsha Clark ... Trixie the Giraffe-Necked Girl / Evelyn Morrison (voice)
Denny Delk Denny Delk ... Shep Kushman / Burl Kushman / Lee Harvey (voice)
Irwin Keyes ... Bruno (voice)
Tony Pope ... Additional Voices (voice)
Beth Wernick Beth Wernick ... Additional Voices (voice)
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Storyline

The year is 1950 and Sam and Max are a pair of detectives somewhere in New York. While Sam is a no nonsense, dry humored, drab individual, his bizarre life is kept interesting by partner Max, a perverse and sadistic midget with a psychotic sense of humor, violent tendencies and a swearing fetish. Living in a rundown office building/office, they pass through life day by day off of saved money from their glory days, and spend time watching TV and participating in other strange activities as they wait for an assignment. One day, after a dry spell of employment, Sam and Max are called to the scene of a kidnapping at a local tourist trap. It seems two human oddities, a Bigfoot and a giraffe necked girl, have been kidnapped, and the Siamese twin brothers, who are no stranger then the oddities they promote, are paying a large cash sum up front for the return of their prized possessions. From there Sam and Max must travel across country in search of the two, as well as contend with a rock and... Written by K. Lynnith

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English

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Two of the muzak songs heard in Snucky's are from Day of the Tentacle (1993), the other one is Conroy Bumpus' "King of the Creatures"; the song he's seen singing at Bumpusville. See more »

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Sam and Max both claim to be colorblind when discussing the Snucky's Paint-By-Numbers Book, yet they're still able to solve the colored magnet puzzle at the Mystery Vortex. See more »

Quotes

Sam: [Looking at a diorama of the JFK assassination at the Celebrity Vegetable Museum, in Texas] What detail!
Max: See the carrot leaning out of the book depository?
Sam: Never mind that. How about the string beans behind the fence on the grassy knoll?
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Funny, Fantastic game
19 June 2001 | by gaylord_fokkerSee all my reviews

Pretty old game but there are not much games with this kind of humer. The graphics are cool, not the graphics we are used to these day's. This is truely an golden oldy. The story is about two animal detectives, a dog and a rabbit who has to solve a crime. They travel trough america to find a lost circus freak en his beloved who works also i the circus. I think i like this game cause lucas arts makes such specific humoristic games that i love. Like in the humor in great movies only then in the games.

check it out


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