LAMBCAST #435: MURDER BY DEATH MOTM

by Jay Cluitt · July 17, 2018 · Featured, LAMBcast, MOTM, MOTM Champions, Podcasts · No Comments

Murder! Racism! Truman Capote! All this and more on the latest episode of the Lambcast!

This week we’re covering the latest movie of the month, which in this case is 1976’s Murder by Death, featuring a star-studded list of both actors and characters. Does the podcast make more sense than the film? Listen to find out as Jay and Richard are joined by the film’s champion, Sean, as well as Kellee and Jess.

00:00 Intros
02:26 Murder by Death Discussion [spoilers!]
66:09 Rants and Raves
86:07 The Murder Game
104:32 Plugs
111:09 Out-takes

Here’s what the rest of the LAMB community had to say about Murder By Death:
100 Films in a Year
A Film a Day by Sonia
Cinema Parrot Disco
MovieRob
She Likes Movies

Show notes:
Lambcasts: Clue MOTM, And Then There Were None MOTM, Character Actor Draft, Ant-Man and the Wasp
Englishman in ‘Allo Allo
Jonathan Creek
Murder by Death: deleted scenes (including Sherlock Holmes)
It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World finale
Blazing Saddles finale
The Ultimate Showdown of Ultimate Destiny
JustWatch
The Good Place podcast

Jess’ Plugs:
French Toast Sunday
Sorry in Advance

Kellee’s Plugs:
Outspoken and Freckled
Classic Movie HubThe Funny Papers: Danny Kaye, Boxing slapstick

Sean’s Plugs:
The 1001 Movies Podcast – Kind Hearts and Coronets, Swing Time
The Classic Horror Cast
The Columbo Confab Podcast
The Tardis Tavern

Richard’s Plugs:
Kirkham A Movie A Day – Summer Suggestions

Jay’s Plugs:
Life Vs Film

LAMB Plugs:
Director’s Chair: Brad Bird
Acting School 101: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Edward Norton
Lambscores: Tag, Incredibles 2
August’s Movie of the Month
Vote for October’s horror franchise:

The show can be found, of course, via iTunes – just do a search for “LAMBcast.” Also, I always post a link to the show on the LAMBcast’s Facebook page, and there’s a player there if you’d like to listen online. Find the show here: https://www.podomatic.com/podcasts/lambcast/episodes/2018-07-16T16_24_22-07_00. Shows will eventually make their way to the LAMBcast Archives. If you’d ever like to catch up on back episodes, go there. If you’re interested, you too can be a LAMBcaster – we love new blood! For more information on the LAMBcast, check out the topic at the LAMB Forums. Music provided royalty-free by Kevin MacLeod’s Incompetech website. Big thanks to Kevin for providing this service. Opening song by Cake. The LAMBcast loves feedback, too – if you’d like yours read on a future show, leave it in the comments section at the LAMB. Please visit and like our Facebook page, and finally, we’re on iTunes, and would still love a review, even if it’s a bad one. Thanks for listening!

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