Inspector McArthy – The policeman responsible for solving the crime
Efficient in his own peculiar way, Inspector McArthy has an unusual method of solving crimes – he involves everyone!
Dr Robert Van Der Boom – Engineer
In white lab coat or tweed suit, Dr Van Der Boom is an imposing man and the director of the project.
Mrs Millicent Van Der Boom – Wife of the above
Demure and submissive in a modest black number, Millicent knows how to “do the rounds” and is always the perfect hostess.
Dr Jack Black – Mathematician
With pipe, worn white coat and an aging sweater, Dr Black has never been fastidious about his appearance – and it shows.
Mrs Penny Pinching – Married and divorced daughter of the Van Der Booms
Stylish, young and good looking, Penny is on the look out for a new husband and dresses to show off her assets.
Mr Hirem Enfirem – Industrialist
In smart business suit with a cigar and ten gallon hat, Mr Hirem Enfirem is loud, brash and doesn’t suffer fools gladly.
Miss Annie Cryption – Stenographer
Dressed for work, Annie Cryption is always on hand to take dictation at any time of the day or night.
Dr Edward Speaker – Physicist
In white lab coat, Dr Speaker is a stumpy individual with a thick mop of hair and even thicker glasses.
Mrs Ros Well – Friend of Mrs Van Der Boom
Conservatively dressed in a brown dress, Mrs Well is clean, prim and proper.
Dr Ian Phlegming – Chemist
Well educated and with a suave and sophisticated air, Dr Ian Phlegming is a bit of a dashing ladies man.
Miss Rita Report – Journalist
Smart, intelligent and wearing a stylish dress, Rita always lets her hair down if she thinks it will get her a better scoop.
Dr Len Ingrad – Electrical Engineer
With wires and electrical tools falling out of every pocket of his lab coat, Dr Len Ingrad always looks as though he has recently stuck his fingers in a live electrical socket.
Miss Dee Coder – Secretary
Smart, businesslike and very professional, Miss Dee Coder is usually found with a pen behind her ears and document wallets in her arms.