The Minister, the Doctor, and the Plumber

Jul 31, 2004

RAY: An off-duty policeman is working as a night watchman in an office building. He's doing his rounds, and he comes to a closed door. Behind the door, he hears voices. He hears people talking and an argument seems to be taking place. The voices are raised. He hears one of them say, "No, Frank, no! Don't do it, you'll regret it."

Bang! Bang! Bang! He bursts through the door. What does he see? A dead man on the floor.

TOM: And the proverbial smoking gun.

RAY: In the room, are three living people: a minister, a doctor, and a plumber.

He walks over to the minister and says, "You're under arrest. You have the right to remain silent..." and I don't remember the rest of it.

How does he know that it was the minister that pulled the trigger?

TOM: It was a convention and they were wearing nametags?

RAY: " Hi, my name is Frank, and I'm armed!"

TOM: "And I'm the guy who just shot!"
RAY: Only one of them could have been named Frank, because the other two, the plumber and the doctor, were women.

TOM: I was married to a Frank, once.

RAY: Don't go there. Who's our winner this week, Tommy?

TOM: Our winner today is Frank -- Mrs. Frank -- No, our winner is Robert Mandela. And for having his answer selected at random from among those thousands of correct answers that we got this week, Robert is going to get the usual; a twenty-five dollar gift certificate to the Car Talk Shameless Commerce Division.

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