This page contains warnings for disturbing content and/or potential triggers in all released episodes of Duotang Chesterfield's Mystery Theatre.
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Please note: this podcast falls within the genre of Crime/Mystery Fiction and so contains a General Warning of illegal activity, police interactions, violence, and death. If you are sensitive to any of the preceding, your best bet is probably to stick to The Oregon Twins' completely murder-free mysteries!
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Episode 1: Are You There God? It's Me, Murder
Description of disappearance of characters’ child (teenaged); scene of a seance and a medium invoking a deceased person; gun fired; description of a murder scene
Episode 2: The Blind Pig
Character describes discovering their dead spouse; scene in a morgue including brief description of forensic examination of corpse; guns fired at characters; suggestion of character having been poisoned; suggestion of unhealthy drinking habits
Episode 3: The Case of the Squirrelly Swindler
Jokes made at the expense of Mormons
Episode 4: The Machinations of Fear
Description of a murder scene; character describes hunting endangered/extinct animals
Episode 5: Veni, Vidi... Murder
Sexism in university workplace setting; sound of a man being stabbed; description of a murder scene; sound of a corpse being stabbed repeatedly
Episode 6: Handsome Jack
Description of kidnapping; suggested possibility of violence against a woman by her male romantic partner; home burglary and theft; one death by police shooting
Episode 7: The Case of the Perilously Misplaced Placard
Suggestion of character being homophobic or ignorant about homosexuality; competitive sibling relationship; possible home burglary and theft
Episode 8: Going Once, Going Twice... Murder
Character describes witnessing a murder; character exhibits classism; sexual relationship between young woman and much older man; joke implying the aforementioned young woman is in high school; disruption of people’s perception of time
Episode 9: Murder at Massacre Pines
Character displays ageist attitude, delivers ageist insults to elderly character; character is shot and dies; implication of parent death or abandonment
Episode 10: The Empire State
Threat of explosive destroying building with people inside; mention of the death of a friend; frequent mention of the death of a character's father; gambling; guns present but not fired; classist attitudes
Episode 11: The Away Game Apoplexy
Siblings rivalry; sports-related gender stereotypes; sounds of a hawk attacking a character; gambling; character undergoes allergic shock that requires a hospital visit; adult authority figure deliberately inducing an allergic reaction in a young character; swearing (bleeped)
Episode 12: Special HolidayThingtacular
Character interacts with ghost of deceased father
Episode 13: The Patrick Paradox
Potential mental illness treated cavalierly by other characters; unclear distinction between reality and non-reality; potential death of a spouse; described death of two unknown characters.
Episode 14: The London Dog-Napper
Safety of an animal is threatened; description of animals being kidnapped; gunshot; death of a character by shooting.
Episode 15: The Case of the Confounding Crush
Teen awkwardness at middle school dance.
Episode 16: The Portrait of Frederick West
Description of death and autopsy of character; description of drug use.
Episode 18: Excuse Me Waiter, There's A Murder In My Soup!
Character with allergy insulted due to allergy; peanut allergies treated as not severe; character death due to allergy; presence and description of dead body throughout numerous scenes; explosion of dead body; generally super gross episode.
Episode 19: Catch Me Who Can
Mysterious death of a minor character; mockery of said death by another character.
Episode 20: The Villainous Vindication
Sounds of character choking; deaths of several characters (one in scene).
Episode 21: The Case of the Plundered Prize-Winning Paper
Character with extreme social anxiety (other characters comment on in a diminutive manner).
Episode 22: There's No Murder Like Show Murder
Misogynist comments; several character deaths (at least one in scene); conspiracy.
Episode 23: The Sound of the Vesper Belles
Character describes the untimely deaths of her sisters.