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Episode 6 is the sixth episode of the first season of Where in Time is Carmen Sandiego?

Summary[]

Medeva steals the Egyptian postal system from Ancient Egypt in circa 1400 BC.

After a Data Boost refuel in the time of the crime, Kevin and the Time pilots meet Buffalo Bill, a Pony Express rider who gives clues directing them to the 1860s.

After Global Pursuit through the 1860s, the Chronoskimmer is hit by a guided missile filled with mail from 1959, which is the pilots' next stop, but Medeva fries their 'fact-fuel'.

After getting clues from Medeva, Kevin and the time pilots chase Medeva to 1993, when the White House got its own email address, and retrieve the Egyptian Postal System.

Mark captures Medeva and Carmen Sandiego with 5 seconds to spare.

Time Pilots[]

  • Mark Taylor
  • Jeffery Jong
  • Sam Birnberg

Sketches & Pit Stops[]

  • Cluefinder (Buffalo Bill Cody) - 1860s (when the Pony Express was used to communicate with the West Coast)
  • Missile Alert - 1959 (during Dwight D. Eisenhower's administration; when missile mail was used)
  • VILE Villain Alert - 1993 (when the White House got its own email address: president@whitehouse.gov)

History of Postal Systems (Flight Plan)[]

  • 1993: The Elvis Presley stamp is issued.
  • 1961: The Marvelettes’ “Please, Mr. Postman” hits No. 1 on the pop charts.
  • 1923: Hallmark greeting cards are introduced.
  • 1860: The Pony Express begins mail delivery service.
  • 1840: The world's first adhesive postage stamp is introduced.
  • 1765: American colonists protest the Stamp Act.
  • 1477: King Louis XI of France pioneers a national mail service.
  • c. 1400 BC: The first postal system in Ancient Egypt

Trial 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 1775. Who is the first postmaster general?
    • John Hancock
    • Benjamin Franklin
  2. It's 1860. Where does the Southern Overland Mail leave from?
    • Louisville
    • St. Louis
  3. It's 1872. What's the first mail order catalog for general goods?
    • Montgomery Ward
    • L. L. Bean
  4. It's 1911. Where is the first regular air mail service established?
    • England
    • Germany
  5. It's 1959. What post office experiment doesn't catch on?
    • Missile Mail
    • Sub-licking stamps
  6. It's 1996. What actor makes his first appearance on a stamp?
    • James Dean
    • Ronald Reagan

Trivia[]

  • According to IMDb, this episode is titled "The Stolen Postal Express".

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