Clue

Question: During "The Real Ending" Mr. Green tells Wadsworth/Mr. Boddy "So it was you! I was going to expose you!" To which Mr. Boddy says he knows, and that he's going to expose himself. I thought this meant that he knew Green was an FBI Agent and planned to kill him at some point, but then Green figures out that Wadsworth is Mr. Boddy. What exactly was Mr. Green going to expose if he didn't know Mr. Boddy's real identity?

Question: When Yvette goes to meet Miss Scarlet/Mrs. White when the electricity is off, she loses her French accent. Does this mean she was faking the accent the entire time? If so, why?

Answer: Yes, the accent was fake. She wasn't a French maid, she was a prostitute who used to work for Miss Scarlett. She was hired by Mr. Boddy.

Chosen answer: Tim Curry (as Wadsworth) states he knew about the secret passages because the house belongs to a friend of his. Tim Curry (as Mr. Boddy) says at the end of the movie that they "Could stack the bodies in the cellar and could all leave one by one." Which infers that Mr. Boddy has no intention of returning to the house. Either way, there is no definite way to tell who the house belongs to considering all the lying going on.

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Question: Are Colonel Mustard's parents dead or not? During the blackmail discussion scene in the study, Mustard says he lost his mummy and daddy in the war. Later, Mustard says Mr. Boddy threatened to send the pictures of him and Yvette in Flagrante Delicto to his parents.

Chosen answer: They're still alive. When he says it earlier, he's trying to explain away his money from black marketeering during the war.

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Question: Was Mrs. White in love with Wadsworth? She seemed to be getting rather close to him in the beginning of the film (i.e., giving him a hanky when he's crying about his wife, playing with his tie and being flirtatious when he won't let her outside), but then seems to turn a 180 and not really like him. Why?

Answer: No, Mrs. White was not in love with Wadsworth. She may have been slightly physically attracted to him at the time of the "hanky incident", but it is more likely that she only felt sympathy for this poor man. As for the playing with the tie incident, she only did that so he would let her out.

Question: Who threw the evidence in the fireplace?

Answer: It depends on which ending you subscribe to. It could have been Scarlet to hide evidence of her brothel. It could have been Mustard to hide evidence of his affair with Yvette. Or it could have been White who wanted to destroy pictures of Yvette "in flagrante delicto" with other men (reminding her of her husband's infidelity).

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Question: In the "Real Ending", if Mr. Green was actually an undercover FBI agent, who was the fake informant that gave fake info to Wadsworth to make him invite Mr.Green to the party in the first place? Wouldn't Wadsworth have thought it was strange that that was only informant that didn't show up to the mansion that night?

Answer: All the informants showed up. They were the murder victims. The Cook, Yvette the Maid, the Policeman, the Singing telegram girl, the Stranded Motorist and Mr. Boody. Each of them were the informants to the guests.

The questioner is asking why there isn't an informant for Mr. Green. The Cook informed on Peacock, Yvette on White, Policeman on Scarlet, Singing Telegram on Plum, Motorist on Mustard. "Mr. Body" wasn't an informant, he was the real Mr. Body's blackmailed butler.

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Question: Was it a coincidence that Professor Plum's informant showed up to the mansion? Or was she lured there? This is never explained.

Answer: It is explained in the "real" ending. Wadsworth explains that he's eliminating his network of informants. Everyone killed was invited/lured to the house intentionally.

Continuity mistake: When everyone is in the Library, you can see the matches in a cup on the left of the fireplace. When Professor Plum says, "Wait a minute, suppose that one of us is the murderer," you can also see that the matches are in a "V" shape. When Wadsworth walks towards them to pull the matches out, most of them are all leaning to the left side of the cup. As the movie goes on, when the cop gets locked up in the Library for the second time, the same amount of matches are in the holding cup as if Wadsworth did not pull them out and they are in a straight line. (Third time code 1:02:40). (00:44:25 - 00:45:05)

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Wadsworth: I can explain everything...
Cop: You don't have to.
Wadsworth: I don't?
Cop: No, there's nothing illegal about any of this.
Wadsworth: Are you sure?
Cop: Of course, this is America.
Wadsworth: I see...
Cop: It's a free country, don't you know that?
Wadsworth: I didn't know it was THAT free.

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Trivia: Not a mistake, just a neat little fact. When the film was being shown at cinemas, only one ending was shown. Different venues had different endings.

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