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The Tell Tale Tail
Animated series episode
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Episode # 16
Original airdate February 20, 1998
The Adventures of Sam & Max: Freelance Police
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The Tell Tale Tail is the 16th episode in the series The Adventures of Sam & Max: Freelance Police.


Max's tail is cut off, so he turns to a mad scientist to get it reanimated.

In-Depth Synopsis[]

Main Characters[]

Dr. Disfunctio Cerebri
The Cerebri Monster
Max's Tail

Other Characters[]

Mary Shelly
William Butler Yeats (?)
Lord Byron

Production Notes[]

  • This episode is a parody of Mary Shelly's Frankenstein.
  • The episode's name is a parody of Edgar Allen Poe's The Tell Tale Heart. Coincidentally, a similarly named company named Telltale Games acquired the video game rights to Sam & Max in 2005, though it did not exist at the time this episode was produced.

See also[]

The Adventures of Sam & Max: Freelance Police