Chat Archive 4/27/2020

The text of our Charlie Chan Family Chat for April 27, 2020

Charlie Chan in Honolulu

Lost City of the Jungle (Chapter 4)

Dan Venture
Len Freeman
Mike n Rachel in DC

tenman has joined this room

Matt1 has joined this room

Matt1: Hello Ten!

Rush has joined this room

Matt1: Hello Rush!

Rush: Good evening, Matt and Tenman!

Rush: How are you both tonight?

Matt1: Hope you both had a good week?

Rush: Hard to complain, really.

Matt1: It’s like the movie Grounghog Day

Rush: We are all healthy.

Rush: Yes!

Matt1: But, good, thnxโ€ฆ.u?

Rush: We take each day as it comes…

Matt1: I think they will begin easing things up a bit here in FL this week, so we’re hopeful

Rush: That sounds GREAT, Matt.

Matt1: Baby steps

Rush: I have my doubts as far as CA is concerned.

Matt1: It willgoing back to Disney though feel off going out to dinner or

Matt1: wow, that was off

Rush: ๐Ÿ™‚

Rush: That’s okay, Matt!

Rush: AH!

Rush: On TCM I see Toler!

tenman: Helloo! Just got in from Indy (3.5 hours each way) picking up a new evap cooler for my greenhouse. Long drive, but a beautiful day for it!

Matt1: When given the Ok, it will feel odd/weird going out to dinner or going to Disney the 1st couple times

Rush: “Speak Easily” (1932)

hounder has joined this room

Matt1: Hello Hounder!

Rush: Hounder~!


Mike n Rachel in DC has joined this room

Mike n Rachel in DC: Good evening all!

Matt1: Heard your beaches opened!

Rush: Mike and rACHEL!

Matt1: Hello M & R!


hounder: hi everyone.

Rush: How’s your mother?

hounder: you’r right matt. disney will b strange for a while.

Rush: But, at least there is talk of opening things.

Rush: And that’s really good.

hounder: we’re coping. still on the coaster

Matt1: It’s what gets us by right now

Rush: Yes, hounder.

Rush: In our prayers.

Matt1: Yes

hounder: thanks rush.

Mike n Rachel in DC: Hope Mickey is immune to coronavirus!

Matt1: I’m more worried about Matt 

hounder: life here is never dull.

Rush: I think mice are indeed not affected.

Rush: Yes. I’ll bet you would welcome a litttle dull for a change.

Mike n Rachel in DC: Ha. Well, humans are NOT immune, Matt. Just be careful!

hounder: they opened up the beaches here again but with restrictions.

Rush: We are.

Matt1: We should reopen this week

Rush: I have to say, the last thing I fear is the disease.

tenman: In OHio, I expect to be furloughed through May; I work in a LARGE restaurant

Rush: I fear the reaction to it more than it.

Mike n Rachel in DC: Oof. Well, tenman we hope you have a return to work soon!

hounder: i’m hoping for cautious baby steps. i know many want to leap forward, but i worry about a second wave worse than the first one.

hounder: i’m sorry tenman

Rush: Tenman, I really feel for all restaurant employees.

Matt1: I can’t imagine Tenmanโ€ฆ.hang in there and hope for sooner

Rush: We try to support our local restaurants lately by taking out.

hounder: but a large restaurant will have an easier time with spacing tables than a small one won’t they?

hounder: I’ve been trying to do take out when i venture out….. which is admittedly a rare occurance

Rush: Yes, Hounder, but the trouble will be that they, too, will of necessity serve smaller gatherings.

Rush: Yes, Hounder.

Matt1: We haven’t eaten out in 6 weeks

Rush: We have just done the “take-out” routine.

Mike n Rachel in DC: Probably, hounder. But as soon as someone gets the virus when they go out to eat everyone will stay home and restaurants will be back to square one. If we mess up this reopening, it will be much harder to get things opened a second time. I hope folks know what they’re doing.

Rush: Chinese food last night.

hounder: i think i’ve done take out 2x, but have only been out 4x in 2 months

Rush: We usually don’t eat out much, but recently we’ve been doing more to help the locals.

Mike n Rachel in DC: We normally cook at home (lamb tonight!), so it hasn’t been much different here.

hounder: i totally agree matt. just heard my county in nc has their first case…… and they did a total lockdown.

Rush: Over reaction.

hounder: we don’t usually eat out, but i’ve been trying to support local when i have another reason to be out.

hounder: take out is the only option here.

Rush: Yes.

Matt1: Here too

Mike n Rachel in DC: same in DC at the moment

Rush: ll…shall we watch the serial?

Mike n Rachel in DC

Matt1: Ready!

Rush: Using the above link, please start at the 54:00 mark.

Rush: That will be the spliced equivalent of Chapter 4.

Mike n Rachel in DC: OK…all set!

Rush: Everyone paused at 54:00?

Matt1: Mine came up pre-cued

tenman: doing the serial first?

Rush: Perfect-o!

Rush: Yes.

tenman: ready

Mike n Rachel in DC: Matt apparently got the deluxe model

hounder: ready here

Rush: TM…plese use the link to “City of the Jungle” above…

Rush: Then pause it at 54:00.

tenman: oh, I’ve had it open and paused since I showed up.

Rush: Very good!

Rush: Okay…

Rush: Let’s say….

Mike n Rachel in DC: Zalabar–Capital of Pendrang…

Rush: 30 seconds…

Rush: 20 seconds…

Rush: 15…

Rush: Yes, M/R…

Rush: 10…

Rush: 5…

Mike n Rachel in DC: *tries to figure out what a jungle basin of the Himalayas might be*

Rush: GO!!!

Rush: In a lab…

Rush: Supersonic wave

Mike n Rachel in DC: bzzzzzzz

Rush: That ladder nearly got us!

tenman: wonder how expensive trashing all that stuff was

Mike n Rachel in DC: Holy sandcastle, Batman! That was close!

Rush: Pretty much, probably!

Rush: Yes, M/R!

tenman: def the sonic wavelength!!

Rush: That sounded like an aphorism.

Mike n Rachel in DC: Go check on the tablet. See if it’s as good as my iPad.

Rush: Yes, TM.

Rush: “Humanity is much more important than archaeology.”

Mike n Rachel in DC: VERY Hollywood sounding music here

Rush: YES!

Rush: Meteorium?

tenman: But I like this old timey background music

Rush: It adds to the period feel, Tenman…yes.

Mike n Rachel in DC: Has a little “Big Sleep” sound

Rush: Hm.

Rush: Yes.

Mike n Rachel in DC: Bogart in the house after the murder…

Rush: Yes, Mike.

Rush: Meanwhile, at the Light of Asia Casino…

Mike n Rachel in DC: …we are practicing the oboe…

Rush: ๐Ÿ™‚

Rush: Note the back shots of Atwill?

Mike n Rachel in DC: A double?

Rush: We had one in that last scene.

Rush: Yes.

Rush: As he passed away during filming.

Mike n Rachel in DC: You tell him, sister.

Rush: He understands…

Rush: That facial shot of Atwill.

Rush: So we know that the one with the back to us is he.

tenman: I never knew this was his last appearance

Rush: Len freeman filled us in earlier.

Rush: “In the JUNGLE, it will be DIFFERENT…”

Mike n Rachel in DC: Resourceful film making

hounder: drums

Rush: “Atwill died on 22 April 1946 of pneumonia at his home in Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles.[1] At the time of his death, he was filming the serial Lost City of the Jungle, playing the mastermind villain. Universal Pictures retained the footage already filmed, adapted the story to enhance the villainous role of another character, and used a double for Atwill in some scenes.”

Rush: Uh-oh…the Lion Pit!

tenman: I thought the drums were saying Timmy fell in the well…

Matt1: He’s like a can of tuna

Rush: YES!

Mike n Rachel in DC: Tonight’s menu…

Rush: !!!


Mike n Rachel in DC: OH NO!

tenman: well that was tense!

Rush: Next week….Chapter 5!

Mike n Rachel in DC: “Food” for thought?

tenman: lol

Matt1: Desserts served!

Rush: “Ouch!”

Rush: Next….

Mike n Rachel in DC: Toler’s debut!

Rush: in 13 minutes….

Rush: “Charlie Chan in Honolulu.”

Louise has joined this room

Rush: Louise!

Louise: Hi Chan Clan!

tenman: I am very pleased with tonight’s Chan choice. Toler is my favorite Chan!

Rush: Good evening and WELCOME!

Rush: Hello, Louise!

Mike n Rachel in DC: Hey Louise!

Matt1: Hello Louise!

Rush: How does this evening find you?

Louise: Toler is my favorite, too. And I shout it loud and clear every year at this time!!!

Rush: YAY!

hounder: hi louise. toler is the chan i met first so i have to admit he’s my favorite

Louise: Happy to be on the way to Honolulu although not happy to be on a cruise ship!

Mike n Rachel in DC: This is one of the few points of conflict in our relationship: Rach = Oland; Mike = Toler

tenman: Oh that’s right. His BD is tomorrow

hounder: oh my louise. be safe

Louise: Oh, Mike and Rach: never the twain shall mett

Rush: Interestingly, there is a Toler movie playing on TCM right now…or there was.

Louise: meet

Godwinshelley3 has joined this room

Rush: “Speak Easily” from 1932.

Rush: GS!

Rush: Good evening to YOU!

Godwinshelley3: Greetings all

Mike n Rachel in DC: We have a good counselor, Louise. ๐Ÿ™‚

Rush: From Indiana.

Mike n Rachel in DC: Hey GS!

hounder: hi gs. warm wishes heading yo way.

Matt1: Hello GS!

Rush: And to YOU, too, GS!

Louise: M&R: it will take years

Mike n Rachel in DC: ha

Rush: How are your parents doing?

Godwinshelley3: Still in the Hoosier Heartland

Mike n Rachel in DC: viva la difference…

Rush: Yes.

Louise: Hi GS. Hang in there

Godwinshelley3: Looking to get in home care for my dad 3 days a week while mom gets chemo

Rush: Yes. That will help.

hounder: gs breathe in breathe out and laugh when you can

Godwinshelley3: More to give mom a break

Rush: Good plan, GS.

hounder: good plan gs.

Louise: GS: are people allowed to come for inhome care?

Rush: Yes, Louise.

Rush: An essential service.

Godwinshelley3: Thinking of you all – saw Keye Luke on Mad Loce the other day

Godwinshelley3: Love

Rush: Always nice to see our Number One Son, GS!

Godwinshelley3: Yes Dad has. PT do home visits right now – wears mask – brings sanitizer- checks his temp before working him

tenman: Hoosier heartland? I was just in Indy today

Rush: Yes, TM?

PaulM has joined this room

Rush: Paul!

Matt1: Hello Paul!

hounder: hi paul

Rush: Good evening to you!

PaulM: good evening

Godwinshelley3: Ha! Iโ€™m just up 65 at Rt 28 In Frankfort

tenman: picked up a cooler in Lebanon at Surplus Cithy

Nothere has joined this room

Rush: It is beautiful country where you are.

Rush: NT!

Nothere: Hey all.

hounder: hi nt

Matt1: Hello NT!



Matt1: Cued here!

Mike n Rachel in DC: Hey NT

Rush: Just about, NT!

hounder: ready here

Mike n Rachel in DC: OH. Hello Paul!

Rush: 5 minutes to go…

PaulM: im all set

Matt1: <tic-toc>

Rush: Yes, that famous acll from Indy…

Louise: Cued here

Rush: (call)

Godwinshelley3: Yep Lebanon is close by – sorry we canโ€™t invite you up

Rush: Me as well…

Rush: Please pause at the opening title…

Godwinshelley3: The one time I could invite a Chan family member – and I canโ€™t

tenman: well, I’m back in Columbus (OH) now, was a beautiful drive

Rush: AH!

PaulM: Lebenon, WHERE GS?

hounder: sucks to be so close and so far gs

Rush: That’s a great area, too.

Godwinshelley3: In Indiana

Rush: THREE minutes to go…

PaulM: ok. an old freind of mine lives in Lebenon Ohio, just north of Cinci

Godwinshelley3: Do you know Hoosiers, Paul?

Phil has joined this room

Rush: PHIL!

Matt1: Hello Phil!

Godwinshelley3: Ah – yes not here


PaulM: dont know many people from Indy

Phil: Allloooohhhaaaa!

Rush: 2 1/2 minutes…

Mike n Rachel in DC: Hello Phil!

Nothere: Hey Phil

hounder: hi phil

Dona has joined this room


Nothere: Hi Donna

Dona: Hello Everyone!

Rush: DONA!

hounder: hi dona

Matt1: Hello Dona!

Rush: Good evening!

Nothere: Indiana Jones

Godwinshelley3: Like there are tons of Frankfortโ€™s – in the summer folks would visit other stateโ€™s Frankfortโ€™s for fun

Phil: Good to see Rush, Matt, Paul NT, GS, M&R, Hounder Tenman, Louis and DONA!

Louise: Dona: surprised you are here because we have Toler today!

Rush: GREAT to see you as well!

Rush: 90 seconds…

PaulM: theres a Frankfort in KY and in NY

Rush: “CC in Honolulu” opening title….

Godwinshelley3: Well just checking in – night all

Rush: 75 seconds…

Godwinshelley3 has left this room

Louise: Bye GS

hounder: nite gs. be well

Rush: Good night, GS…

Rush: Take care…

Rush: be well…

Rush: 60 seconds…

Rush: 50 seconds…

Rush: 40 seconds…

Louise: I like that even if you log off you can watch the comments

Rush: 30 seconds…

Rush: 25…

PaulM: GS is nice lady. had the fortune to hang out with here several times at Monsterbash

Rush: 20…

Rush: ๐Ÿ™‚

Phil: Cued

Rush: 15…

Mike n Rachel in DC: *dons hula skirt*

Rush: 10…

Rush: 5…

Rush: GO!!!


Rush: Title….

Rush: Music….

Rush: Credits….

Nothere: No offense Mike. But I hope that’s Rachel in the hula skirt.


Louise: Paul: GS and I spent the day together a few years back. I agree she is very nice.

Mike n Rachel in DC: It is…

Rush: This picture was previewed at Graumann’s Chinese Theatre on Dec. 16, 1938….

Mike n Rachel in DC: It does NOTHING for Mike

Rush: Chan family at dinner…

Rush: (Slurp…)

hounder: eating with chopsticks.

Rush: Yes.

Mike n Rachel in DC: Xichenqi

Rush: “Brother Lee is in the New York art school…”

Mike n Rachel in DC: (Actually he’s in Moto’s detective school, Rush)

Rush: Layne Tom.

Rush: YES, Mike!

Rush: True!

Rush: And a good point.

Rush: Wing Foo.

Rush: Phillip Ahn.

Louise: He is such a stiff

Mike n Rachel in DC: Little Ling

Rush: Later we see him as Capt. Kong.

Rush: Yes!

Nothere: Actually bills is a legitaate thing. There are detectives whose main business is serving papers. Just not enough murders and cheating wives to go around.

Rush: Florence Ung: Ling

Nothere: One of only two films mama Chan appears.

tenman: What’s the other?

Rush: Florence Ung was also the elder daughter in “CC at ther Circus.”

Mike n Rachel in DC: Big role in this one for Mom Chan

Phil: What does a person need a coat for in Hawaii?

Rush: Yes.

Nothere: We must all suffer for fashion.

Grace Key: Mrs. Chan

Rush: Tapa cloth on the wall.

PaulM: mom chan actually has some lines

Rush: Tommy.

Nothere: Jimmy. Your taking advice from an 8 year old.

Rush: See the CC photo there?

Rush: Risky ride by Tommy!

hounder: jimmy you’re in over your head

Rush: Indeed!

Nothere: Holding up the ship for days. Murderers. Piff. No consideration for others.

Rush: Dr. Cardigan.

Mike n Rachel in DC: the corpus delecti is a corpse

Louise: Doc Cardigan

Rush: “Mr. Clam.”

Rush: Tommy….

Nothere: Cardigan’s hat is not a cargigan.

tenman: I so love Zucco

Rush: yes.

Rush: I agree.

tenman: that’s a cat not a baby

Louise: That baby was plastic

Rush: “Wrong flavor.”

Rush: Yes, Louise.

hounder: lol charlie should know babies arrive when they arrive by now

Rush: Chan…in two places at once!

Nothere: The Chief of detectives detects.

Rush: Yes, Hounder!

Rush: Something like $5 million today!

Rush: he could claim to read lips…

Mike n Rachel in DC: He could, Rush. He could also get a better tie. Ugh.

Rush: Tommy on his tail…

Louise: Spooky music

Rush: Yes.

Mike n Rachel in DC: Oh. Tie isn’t so bad from the front…

Rush: Like whistling in a graveyard…

Nothere: That’s it act casual. No one will wonder where the 8 year old came from.

Rush: ๐Ÿ™‚

Mike n Rachel in DC: Blends in like a native

Mike n Rachel in DC: shhhh!

Rush: This is an instance of a Chan son having a sibling as an assistant.

Rush: Oscar.

Louise: Cold as a mackerel?

Nothere: He needs his own movie.

Rush: That’s cold.

Nothere: Oscar the detecting lion.

hounder: oscar!

Rush: Eddie Collins.

Rush: We will see him again next week.

Nothere: So do you prefer searching for a ghost or murderer?

Rush: “Bilge water.”

Dona: What is next week Rush?

Rush: He prefers other “spirits.”

Rush: “Charlie Chan in Reno.”

hounder: tall captain

Mike n Rachel in DC: Taxi driver…

Rush: Yes.

Mike n Rachel in DC: Hey. I thought this was a 20th C Fox movie, not MGM

Nothere: Stop yelling at poor Oscar. He was attacked by a ghost.

Rush: ๐Ÿ™‚

Rush: Just borrowed “Leo”…

Mike n Rachel in DC: …on “temporary assignment”

Rush: The doctor gets around…

Louise: This is really an oddball movie with the kids so prominent

Rush: Yes.

Rush: This one sort of “re-started” the series.

hounder: it is louise

Rush: Jimmy at his “best” coming up…

Rush: Pop arrives to the amusment…

Rush: Stanislav Usepopokovski

Louise: Polish sailor

Mike n Rachel in DC: Stanisavisopopokovsky

Rush: ๐Ÿ™‚

Matt1: Pop’s loving this

Rush: “NOTHIN….”

Mike n Rachel in DC: They don’t know nothin’ about nothin’

Rush: Al Kikume: Police Officer

hounder: pop

Rush: Al Kikume is seen in several Chan movies…

Rush: “When money talk, few are deaf.”

Louise: TYSM you fake deaf person

Rush: ๐Ÿ™‚

Rush: A silver dollar.

PaulM: or, as the Ferengi say: Even a blind man can see the glow of gold-pressed latinum

Rush: tommy rot – (Slang) Utter foolishness; nonsense.
Captain Johnson: “I’ve listened to enough of this tommy rot!”

tenman: haha! Love to see some Quark about now!

Phil: We never had a tin can for the deceased.

Rush: “EH to RH”

PaulM: i love the Ferengi “rules of aquisition”

Rush: AH!

Nothere: Balderdash. I demand we hear more tommy rot and that’s no hokum.

Rush: Matt?

Mike n Rachel in DC: Rh-positive

Rush: NT: ๐Ÿ™‚

Dan Venture has joined this room

Mike n Rachel in DC: Hey DV!

Dan Venture: Sorry, sorry, for missing last week. I keep spacing these things due to work-at-home.

Dan Venture: Not because I don’t like your banter.


Rush: We are pleased that you ARE here!

Mike n Rachel in DC: Cardigan vs. Chan – Round 1.

Rush: No problem!

Dan Venture: So where are we?

PaulM: i LOVE Zucco when he has a role like this

Nothere: Bah my puns are bad enough to make anyone disappear.

Rush: We are at the 26: 50 mark….

Rush: “Charlie Chan in Honolulu.”

Phil: 27:00

Nothere: 2720

Louise: Nothere: true but we all don’t want to become invisible. You would be lonely.

Rush: This really IS a good one!

Dan Venture: And HURRAH! Charlie is actually near his real beat as a detective.

Rush: Try to imagine yourself as one of the invited at the Press Preview of this film at Graumann’s Chinese Theatre, December 16, 1938…

Mike n Rachel in DC: Saved by the bridge!

Nothere: Saved by the iceberg

Rush: Yes, DV.

Phil: 2830

Rush: Richard lane….

Dan Venture: Thanks, Phil. I was just 2 seconds off.

Rush: And…marc lawrence.

Rush: Close enough, DV!

Phil: Butcher Dagan

Nothere: n doing his actual job. Sometimes I wonder if the makers of this series remember he’s a cop.

tenman: opinion like tea leaf,,,

Mike n Rachel in DC: Mr. Chan!

hounder: sorry stevedores will not be boarding

Rush: Close, Phil…

PaulM: $300,000 was a lot of money back then

Rush: YES!

Rush: About $5 million today.

Mike n Rachel in DC: Especially with the depression…

hounder: $300,000 is still a lot of money

tenman: about 5.5 million now

Rush: I agree, Hounder!

Rush: TYSM, TM!

Phil: It wasn’t Butcher Dagan Rush?

tenman: that’s not what I thought she meant when she said she would changfe his mind aND PULLED HIM INTO A DARK CORNER LOL

tenman: sorry about caps

Rush: He was actually MacBirney the killer who was sentenced to die.

Nothere: For her sake it’s what Ms. Chan thought she meant.

Rush: BUT, he had a past connection to Butcher Degan.

Phil: Your consternation was understandable tenman!

Rush: “Heavy sugar.”

Mike n Rachel in DC: But no mustache…and no bandages in this movie, Phil. ๐Ÿ™‚

Rush: Deserted their post.

Rush: Yes, Mike!

hounder: what oscar wants oscar gets

Nothere: Or mechanical chess players. Bet he doesn’t have an alibi.

Mike n Rachel in DC: If Oscar wants to go ashore…well, Oscar is going ashore.

Rush: Lollipop?

tenman: hahaha!

Mike n Rachel in DC: Where’s Gallant Lad when we need him?

Louise: Oh I am missing our sound effects

Rush: Right!

PaulM: that monkey would be a nice little mouthful

Mike n Rachel in DC: Major animal stunts in this one

Rush: and…during the confusion….

Rush: Yes, Mike!

Nothere: And non of the animals are CG.

PaulM: during confusion…you can steal

Nothere: Oscar just wants to take a walk. So you let him take a walk.

Rush: and steAL AWAY…

Mike n Rachel in DC: Two bars of soap? Lock him up! Good thing he didn’t take any towels. Charlie HATES towel thieves.

Mike n Rachel in DC: Whose brain? Um… Abby somebody…

Nothere: I think your thinking of his older brother the kleptomaniac.

Rush: Chang Ho Ping

Louise: Have we thought yet about doing one night’s viewing as a ZOOM event? It would be fun to see everyone and we could limit comments to written chat.

Phil: This guy’s a BRAIN thief!

Nothere: Abby someone you mean. A Miss normal

Mike n Rachel in DC: Perhaps he was Ho Ping for someone else?

Rush: Louise, HonoluLOU brought that very idea up to me in an email this weekend!

Rush: I have been using Zoom to work with students.

Mike n Rachel in DC: Yes, Louise. Rush could do a screen share for the movie…

Nothere: ZOOM event?

tenman: Zoom would be cool. We had our orchid society meeting that way!

Mike n Rachel in DC: I’ve become a Zoom expert over the last month

Rush: The only negative would be that we could not preserve the dialogue.

hounder: ok. y’all have stopped speaking english. lol

Rush: ๐Ÿ™‚

Rush: “Teacher talk” Hounder!

Mike n Rachel in DC: We could also do the movie on Zoom and chat here…

Rush: Yes.

Mike n Rachel in DC: OOOH. Then Rush could give us a QUIZ on the movie. (lol)

Dona: lol

hounder: i’ve heard of zoom. schools and businesses are using it. that’s everything I know about it.

Rush: I would need to WORK???

Rush: Oh, NO!

Rush: ๐Ÿ™‚

Nothere: Sub normal? Must be a relative of Abby.

tenman: you and me both, doc!

Rush: Yes, NT!

Nothere: Work is a four letter word Rush.

Rush: Hey! bring back my hat!

Rush: NT: ๐Ÿ™‚

tenman: have suspected same since birth!

Rush: “Have suspected same from BIRTH!”

Mike n Rachel in DC: …my wisdom toot…

Nothere: Electrocuting two at a time. Well it would save on power.

Rush: The poor Chief!

Rush: LOTS of weirdness and confusion happening!

Mike n Rachel in DC: Wing

Rush: Not to mention crossed lines!

hounder: brb dog walk

Mike n Rachel in DC: Lotus Wing?

Rush: We can certainly catch the new “feel” in the Chan series already!

Rush: Or…Foo…

Louise: Jumping the shark…

Rush: A shark was threatening a SHIP?

Nothere: Well folks this is where I leave you. Remember most lions aren’t as friendly as Oscar until I am Not here again.

Mike n Rachel in DC: True…hard to tell about American/Chinese names

Phil: Sharks are a big danger to a ship

Louise: Bye NT

Rush: NT…good night….

Mike n Rachel in DC: Hope you’re not here next week :). Always good to see you

Rush: And…Thank you!

Phil: By NT

Rush: Have a GREAT week.

Rush: See you in RENO.

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Rush: Nice shot here.

Rush: I feel the same sometimes…

Mike n Rachel in DC: Like the scene in Black Camel

Rush: Time aboard ship: 7:00 pm.

Rush: Nice mirror use there.

hounder: back

Mike n Rachel in DC: WB. ๐Ÿ™‚

Rush: WB, Hounder.

hounder: she became widow today. so she didn’t really lie

Rush: Matt…?


Matt1<tin can>

Louise: stealing a clue again?

Rush: TYSM, Matt…

Rush: CC wants the scarf as a clue…

Louise: I don’t keep my brains in a jug

Rush: Dona, you are probably too young, but do you recall Richard “Dick” lane from L.A. television?

Rush: “FIRE!”

Rush: I think it’s time for the Chief to get to the ship in person!

Mike n Rachel in DC: Batten down the hatches! Ahoy on the mizzenmast!

Louise: TOOT!

Rush: Do we recall another similar instance?

Dan Venture: Silly feline. Just “lion” around…

Rush: ๐Ÿ™‚

Mike n Rachel in DC: Racetrack…

Rush: Yes!

Mike n Rachel in DC: “have theory”

Mike n Rachel in DC: Clue!

Rush: We will see that a “Yunger” brother learned from an older one!

Mike n Rachel in DC: That’s the trick from “Scandal in Bohemia” (Holmes)

hounder: bait only good if fish bite on same

Louise: Bang!

Rush: “Thank you so much.”

tenman: Lion in bed…meh….gun?? Oh hell!

Rush: Al Hogan is a sort-of Birminghamesque character.

Rush: Those must be big bills.

hounder: you can’t arrest me

Rush: “Oh, yeah?”

Mike n Rachel in DC: oops

Rush: Not to smart to reveal you have a gun on you!

hounder: maybe you can arrest him. lol

Rush: ๐Ÿ™‚

Mike n Rachel in DC: These were not the A-team bad guys in this one…

Rush: Agreed!

Rush: “Prepare for elapse…”

Rush: (relapse)

Mike n Rachel in DC: Cardigan got owned on that one

Rush: Indeed!

Mike n Rachel in DC: Great “friendship”

hounder: sorry must conduct this without mrs wayne

Mike n Rachel in DC: hmmm

Rush: Yes, Mike and Hounder…

Rush: Interesting interruption of the revealing of a killer!

Rush: Lights out!

Mike n Rachel in DC: The old lights out thing again

Rush: Yes!

hounder: 15 minutes. must be a really short boat ride to shore and the hospital must be at the pier

Dona: I think I would have sent one of the other policemen

Rush: Yes, Hounder…except in this case, the ship is docked.

Louise: Lights out that old trick

hounder: ah. some reason i thought it was moored off shore.

Rush: And, the HPD police station was located REALLY close to the docks.

Rush: And the hospital not too distant.

Rush: He already knew…

Mike n Rachel in DC: um…was that a Polaroid camera? Don’t they have to print the negative?

tenman: OMG!! its the captain. I guess when there’s no butler, a captain wil do

Rush: A surprise?

Louise: Hah! The captain

Rush: He of all should not have been surprised!

Rush: “Light fingered gentleman.”

Rush: See now why CC collected the scarf?

Rush: The type of knot was important.

Rush: Yes…not the brightest crooks…

Rush: “Coochie…coochie…coochie…”

Dona: lol

Rush: THE END….

Mike n Rachel in DC: <kids-yeah>

Dona: he will be a good grandfather

Matt1: <yee-haw>

Rush: (Applause…)

Dona: YAY!!!!!

Mike n Rachel in DC: Successful start to the Toler era!

Dan Venture: Of course, only a sailor can tie a sailor’s knot.

Rush: Closing credits…

Rush: WEKLL!

Rush: I really like this one!

hounder: thanks for the fun. stay well. see you next week

Dan Venture: And I think Toler did a much better reaction shot to the baby.

Rush: Thank you ALL!

Rush: Take care….

tenman: Delightful as always! Until next week!

Rush: Be safe and WELL…!

Mike n Rachel in DC: Same to you hounder…hang tough. ๐Ÿ˜‰

Louise: Great fun. Until Reno…

Matt1: Good night folks and stay healthy n safe!

Dona: Thank you so much Rush!

Rush: Next week: “Charlie Chan in Reno.”

Dona: Great night

Mike n Rachel in DC: See y’all in Reno! Thanks for the fun.

Dan Venture: Indeed. Everyone be safe and healthy!

Dona: Tombstone

Rush: Thank YOU, Dona!

Rush: Yes!

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Rush: “Tombstone” Fletcher!

Dona: Have a good week everyone!

Dona: See you all next week!

Rush: And you too…

Rush: take care…

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Rush: The very best to you and yours…

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Rush: Thank you Louise, Paul, Dona,

PaulM: bye all

Rush: See you next week….

Rush: Happy, Chan-filled dreams to all….

Rush: Good night…

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