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Veteran actor Jerry Orbach portrayed Lennie Briscoe in 282 "Law and Order" episodes, a  series record.

Answer to Sleuth Quiz #8 from Mysteries on the Net
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How long will it take to orchestrate the mystery?

This mystery is designed to be an evening's entertainment and the focal point of your event. Give yourself two and a half to three hours to stage it. 


How many people can participate in this mystery?

From eight to 80 people can comfortably participate in the investigation.


Does everyone have a role?

The plot includes eight suspects AND a chief of police to lead the investigation.


These individuals are the only ones with assigned roles. Everyone else becomes a sleuth who uses effective investigative techniques to figure out the intricacies of the crime. Since the guilty party doesn't know who did it, everyone can attempt to solve the case.


Murder on the Petulant Express

How to Host a Downloadable DIY 1930s Train Murder Mystery Party Kit: Murder on the Petulant Express

You'll get everything you need, including:


  • Complete instructions on how to conduct the investigation of Peter Petulant's death.


  • Roles for all suspects that include family backgrounds and recollections of events surrounding the murder.


  • An invitation to the mystery party investigating the murder of Peter Petulant.


  • The morning edition of The Akron Peek-In Journal, the local newspaper, with the story of the murder. (Remember: the investigation takes place the day after Peter Petulant died.)


  • Instructions for the chief inspector, and a letter from the Police Department explaining the investigation.


  • A series of written clues that can be exchanged or revealed at critical moments.


  • Key supporting information such as a police report.


  • "The Denouement" that is revealed at the end of the investigation and ties the event together. Remember: MOTIVE, MEANS and OPPORTUNITY will point to the guilty party.

Opportunity, means and a locomotive!

How to Host a Downloadable DIY 1930s Train Murder Mystery Party Kit: Murder on the Petulant Express

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