Who is the best Colonel Mustard?

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Who your favorite?

Walter Covell (VCR)
5
56%
Martin Mull (1985 Movie)
1
11%
Robin Ellis (Uk Series 1)
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No votes
David Robb (Xmas)
1
11%
Michael Jayston (Uk Series 2)
0
No votes
Lewis Collins (Uk Series 3)
1
11%
John Standing (CD-i)
1
11%
 
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Who is the best Colonel Mustard?

Post by Jonathan Green » Thu Jun 14, 2018 2:11 pm

Which of these actors played Col. Mustard is the best?

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Different

Post by Lord Caspen » Thu Jun 14, 2018 2:52 pm

Well, of course, a lot of these guys were playing very different kinds of Mustard. But, attempting to calibrate for all other things being equal, I like Covell. When I think of a toffee-nosed soldier, he's about what I imagine.
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Re: Different

Post by MrGreenJeans » Thu Jun 14, 2018 3:53 pm

Lord Caspen wrote:Well, of course, a lot of these guys were playing very different kinds of Mustard. But, attempting to calibrate for all other things being equal, I like Covell. When I think of a toffee-nosed soldier, he's about what I imagine.
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Post by Jamie » Thu Jun 14, 2018 4:47 pm

I went for John Standing, although Walter Covell would be second. For me, David Robb was the best of the TV Mustards. I've said it before, that I wish the Xmas cast had gotten a full series.

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Post by cacums » Fri Jun 15, 2018 4:34 am

Walter Covell wins for me. He did the most Colonel Mustard modeling and brought him the voice that fits.

I believe he played Colonel Mustard on the 1972 box as well as the puzzle series and thus the 1996 version.
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Post by CluedoKid » Fri Jun 15, 2018 5:21 am

cacums wrote:Walter Covell wins for me. He did the most Colonel Mustard modeling and brought him the voice that fits.

I believe he played Colonel Mustard on the 1972 box as well as the puzzle series and thus the 1996 version.
Did he really do the most modelling? Sure, he looks similar, but I never seen anywhere that proves it is him. :?
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Post by cacums » Fri Jun 15, 2018 5:55 am

I thought the puzzle series and vcr games were confirmed but the 1972 one was up for speculation.

I've always thought the goofier puzzle series shots mimic his mannerisms from Murder in Disguise. Of course, it could be a great model impersonating him.
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Post by cluedoking123 » Fri Jun 15, 2018 8:30 am

ok so I was totally between David Robb, Michael Jayston, and John Standing. I think it just kinda depends on what you're going for. I think they all, for the most part, were quite good. But those three definitely had the look and character down I think.

Don't get me wrong, I LOVE Walter Covell's performance. The VCR games still crack me up to this day.
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Post by Black » Fri Jun 15, 2018 9:32 am

I'm afraid to say that there is another one we need to add to the list of Cluedo suspects who have passed away. Leslie Grantham has passed away https://twitter.com/i/moments/1007592347717259264

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Post by cacums » Fri Jun 15, 2018 11:37 am

cluedoking123 wrote:ok so I was totally between David Robb, Michael Jayston, and John Standing. I think it just kinda depends on what you're going for. I think they all, for the most part, were quite good. But those three definitely had the look and character down I think.
I've always thought David Robb resembled 1986 Mustard, who was my first Colonel Mustard. :)

Too bad he didn't get a full season. I would have loved to see his acting range as the Colonel.
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Post by cluedoking123 » Sat Jun 16, 2018 12:36 am

OH! I do want to give a shout out to the Australian series Mustard, George Mallaby. I thought he gave a nice performance. Sometimes it could be similar in camp to Walter Covell, but I thought he had a great look for Mike Mustard.
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Post by Sir Shamrock » Sun Jul 08, 2018 4:46 pm

Walter Covell is THE Col. Mustard. He embodies the very essence of everything Mustard stands for. In the interviews of him, he seems like he can preform as Mustard for birthday parties. Martin Mull was an excellent actor for Mustard as well, showing the corrupt side. Also, the person who played him in the first season of Cluedo did a very good job of converting him to the modernness of the 1990s, while the others in the later seasons seemed like they stayed true to the original man in 1949.

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