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Series / Clue

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Note: This page is about the Mini Series on The Hub. If you're looking for the film, go here. If you're looking for the original board game, go here. Nor does this have anything to do with the British Cluedo Series, which was a Game Show.

Clue is a 5-episode Mini Series based on the board game that debuted on The Hub on November 14, 2011. At a charity event, six teenagers witness what they believe to be a murder, but when they tell the authorities they're surprised that no one believes them. So, the teens decide to solve the mystery themselves.


  • Adaptational Heroism: The main characters a virtually the teenage versions of the six classic suspects of the board game, where any one of them could be the murderer. In the series, none of them is the killer and are all working together to solve the murder.
  • Adults Are Useless: Except for when they're in on the conspiracy.
    • Whittaker's henchmen are so clueless that they unintentionally get a bunch of kids doing the legwork, while Whittaker himself fails to figure that Sarah Ellis may have a brain in her head. Wheeler gets so careless that he leads the kids right to Kroger.
  • Big Bad Ensemble: Between Whittaker, who wants to the Tesla device to make a profit, and Kroger, who at least claims to be a Well-Intentioned Extremist.
  • Clear My Name: A Lighter and Softer variation. They're not accused of the crime themselves, but the main characters are suspended from school for allegedly pulling a hoax and ruining a charity event. They all try to solve the crime themselves to restore their good standings.
  • Color-Coded Characters: Liz's hair is dyed red and most of the other characters wear something of their corresponding color most of the time. A relatively subtle example, but it's there.
  • Cult: The Order of Black
  • Expy: All of the main characters are based off of characters from the board game.
    • Seamus: Mr. Green
    • Lucas: Professor Plum
    • Liz: Miss Scarlet
    • Whitney: Mrs. White
    • Dmitri: Colonel Mustard
    • Agnes: Mrs. Peacock
    • Adam Ellis: Mr. Boddy (referred to as "Mr. No Boddy" in the show)
  • High School AU: The premise is the traditional board game Clue set in a high school.
  • Kid Detective: The cast from the game are children.
  • Lost Technology: A free energy device created by Nikola Tesla.
  • Oblivious to Love: Lucas is unaware of Whitney's crush on him. He quickly catches on.