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Dial M for Dick 

Mary invites the Solomons to a murder mystery weekend. However, the Solomons don't know it's not real.

Director:

Terry Hughes

Writers:

Bonnie Turner (created by), Terry Turner (created by) | 2 more credits »

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
John Lithgow ... Dr. Dick Solomon
Kristen Johnston ... Sally Solomon
French Stewart ... Harry Solomon
Joseph Gordon-Levitt ... Tommy Solomon
Simbi Kali ... Nina (as Simbi Khali)
Elmarie Wendel ... Mrs. Dubcek (credit only)
Wayne Knight ... Officer Don
Jane Curtin ... Dr. Mary Albright
Janet Carroll ... Mrs. Runquist
Dennis Cockrum ... Colonel Pinkham
Madison Mason ... Mr. Jack Wallencott
Andrea C. Robinson ... Mrs. Milly Wallencott
John Balma ... Eames
David Chisum ... Chip Caswell
Melissa Greenspan ... The Maid
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Storyline

Mary invites Dick to a murder mystery weekend and the Solomons join Mary to the mansion where the weekend will take place. However, the Solomons do not realize it's all fake and all the other guests are merely actors. The first evening, Mary falls ill and spends the rest of the time in bed. Then, the first murder takes place and the Solomons don't understand why everybody remains so calm while somebody has just been murdered. They decide they have to find out who the killer is. Written by Marco van Hoof <k_luifje7@hotmail.com>

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Genres:

Comedy | Family | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

TV-PG
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 November 1999 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

A play on the phrase "Dial M for Murder" See more »

Quotes

Sally Solomon: I don't get it. For free, murder is a horrible tragedy, but you charge a hundred bucks for it, and suddenly it's a sophisticated night out.
Tommy Solomon: But it's inappropriate for kids.
Dr. Dick Solomon: This world does need more entertainment that's acceptable for children.
Harry Solomon: Something where people are nice to each other. Something where people can just love one another.
Tommy Solomon: They have that. It's called pornography.
Dr. Dick Solomon: And that's what kids should watch.
[everyone nods their agreement]
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Crazy Credits

During the end-credits, an additional scene is shown of Dick, Tommy, Harry & Sally on the roof. See more »

Connections

References Animal Crackers (1930) See more »

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