Carmen Sandiego Wiki

Episode 47 is the forty-seventh episode of the first season of Where in Time is Carmen Sandiego?


Sir Vile steals the Greek theater from the Europe in the 400's BC.

After a Data Boost at the time of the crime, Kevin and the time pilots meet an actor playing Henry VIII who gives clues directing them to 1613, when Shakespeare's Globe Theater burned down.

After a Global Pursuit through the 1600s, the pilots get clues from the Timenet street entertainers directing them to 1917, when Harry Houdini was teaching American soldiers to escape from German handcuffs and where Sir Vile zaps their 'fact fuel'.

After getting clues from Sir Vile, Kevin and the pilots chase him to the Broadway showing of Beauty and the Beast in 1994 and retrieve the Greek theater.

Joey captures Sir Vile and Carmen Sandiego, with 4 seconds to spare.

Time Pilots[]

  • Joey Citera
  • Cathleen Li
  • Susanne Greenfield

Sketches and Pit Stops[]

  • Cluefinder (Shakespearean actor) - 1613 (the year the Globe Theatre burned down)
  • Timenet Street Entertainers - 1917 (when Harry Houdini was doing his part for the war effort)
  • VILE Villain Clue - 1994 (when Beauty and the Beast opened on Broadway)

History of Theaters (Flight Plan)[]

  • 1996: Julie Andrews snubs her nomination for a Tony award.
  • 1981: Cats opens in London.
  • 1964: William Shakespeare's 400th birthday is celebrated.
  • 1917: The world's first air-conditioned movie theater opens in Chicago.
  • 1895: The first motion-picture device is demonstrated in Paris.
  • 1805: Beethoven writes his opera Fidelio.
  • 1600: The first performance of Shakespeare's Hamlet.
  • 400's BC: Greek theater uses advanced staging effects.

Trail of Time Questions[]

Bold indicates correct answers.
Italics indicates the contestant's answers.
Underline indicates the contestant answered the question after time ran out.

  1. It's 430 BC. Who is a tragic hero in Greek theatre?
    • Zeus
    • Oedipus
  2. It's the year 1629. Where does the government ban kabuki theatre?
    • Japan
    • Korea
  3. It's 1900. What show features singers, jugglers, and comedians?
    • USO tours
    • Vaudeville
  4. It's 1917. Who teaches escape tricks to US soldiers?
    • Harry Blackstone
    • Harry Houdini
  5. It's 1955. What playwright wins his second Pulitzer Prize?
    • Tennessee Williams
    • Arthur Miller
  6. It's the year 1983. What is Broadway’s longest-running musical?
    • Cats
    • A Chorus Line


  • Despite Kevin’s claim that the Globe Theatre was burned during the Elizabethan age, 1613 was in fact ten years after Queen Elizabeth I had passed on.


Site navigation[]