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The 1920s is the third decade of the 20th century. Occurring shortly after World War I, it is better known as The Roaring Twenties in the United States. In the very last year of the decade, however, the Stock Market Crash began the Great Depression.

Years and Events[]

  • 1920
    • Agatha Christie publishes her first mystery novel.[1]
  • 1921
    • The first radio coverage of the World Series[2]
    • Albert Einstein wins the Nobel Prize for Physics.[3]
    • The perfume Chanel No. 5 is introduced.[4]
    • Adolph Hitler organizes the Brownshirts.[5]
  • 1922
    • Listerine advertising campaign creates halitosis scare.[6]
    • King Tut's tomb is uncovered.[7] Among the treasures discovered are preserved jars of oil.[8]
  • 1923
    • Hallmark greeting cards are introduced.[9]
    • Chuck Taylor endorses Converse Chuck Taylor All-Star sneakers.[10]
  • 1924
    • The Immigration Act is passed, limiting the number of immigrants allowed into the U.S.[11]
    • The first disposable tissues are made from a World War I surplus.[12]
    • The first winter Olympics are held.[13]
  • 1925
    • The first Phantom of the Opera film stars Lon Chaney.[14]
  • 1926
    • Route 66 is formed.[15]
  • 1927
    • Pez candy is introduced.[16]
    • Transatlantic phone service begins.[17]
    • The Cyclone roller coaster is constructed at Coney Island.[18]
  • 1928
  • 1929

Where in Time is Carmen Sandiego?[]

In Episode 1, the Time Pilots meet a flapper (played by Lynne Thigpen) who tries to hide her mouth behind her hand after having read some Listerine advertisements that "you simply cannot know if you have [halitosis]". The clues she gives lead the Time Pilots to the 1920s, specifically 1922.

In Episode 32, the Time Pilots end up in the 1920s while they are trying to reach the 1930s. This is because Medeva has lured them into a game of Global Pursuit through the 1920s.

In Season 2, Episode 38, the Time Pilots meet an excitable motorist who is eager to try out the newly constructed Route 66. The clues he gives lead the Time Pilots to the 1920s, specifically 1926, when Route 66 was opened.

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