The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries

Season 1 Episode 7

The Flickering Torch Mystery

Aired Sunday 7:00 PM Mar 27, 1977 on ABC



  • Trivia

  • Quotes

    • Frank: It didn't sound like he was gonna lose his voice, did it?

    • Tony: It's comforting to know I'm so well guarded.
      Frank: It is?

    • Joe: There's no point in even looking for him around here. Houdini couldn't have gotten out of this thing.

    • Tony: You know, when someone saves your life, wordcs aren't easy to find. What can I do for you guys?
      Fenton: Say, why don't you invite them to your next concert?
      Tony: It'll be in London.
      Joe: (To Dad) A deal's a deal.
      Frank: It won't take us long to get our things out of the van.
      Fenton: I doubt very much if London knows what's going to hit them.

    • Joe: It's Johnston! I've got Johnston inside!

    • Frank: When do you act on instincts?
      Joe: When you've got nothing left to go on.
      Frank: We've got to stop that jet.

    • Fenton: How long were you in that burning building anyway?
      Joe: Long enough.

    • Frank: Now what we've gotta do is make sure the fire hasn't got into the electrical system.
      Joe: That's what I've always admired about you, older brother. Your sense of humor.

    • Frank: What have you got?
      Joe: Just a lot of power tools, for all the good they'll do us.
      Frank: Now, think positive.
      Joe: I am thinking positive, it's the siutation that's negative.

    • Man: When those high octaves hit that sound system, it'll be byebye Tony.
      Joe: Holy -
      (Frank puts his hand over Joe's mouth)
      Frank: Shhh!

    • Chief Collig: Now why is that even when they do what I say, I still figure they're pulling one over on me?

    • Frank: Chief, you know you're always telling us not to come to you without hard facts.
      Chief Collig: Yeah?
      Frank: Well,
      Joe: We don't have any.

    • Police: This is the police! Come out of that airplane! Come on out!
      Frank: We'd be delighted.

    • Tony: I'd like to go with you. Dick's a very good friend of mine.
      Joe: All we've got is a van. Not exactly a limosine.
      Tony: Are you kidding? I've traveled all over this country doing one night stands in a van that was held together with rusty nails and pieces of string. Come on, let's go!

    • Joe: What would you rather be handling? An interesting missing person's case or crowd control for a rock group?
      (Frank smiles)
      Joe: Sorry I asked.

    • Joe: You have to admit this is an interesting cause we're on.
      Frank: It is?
      Joe: Normal, everyday guy, he's got a brand new wife, good job, leaves his house in the morning after breakfast, "Bye honey. Be home for dinner. Be home early," disappears into thin air. Why?
      Frank: She burnt the toast?

    • Frank: Oh, Dad gets to go to New York and work with a rock group and I get to work with you. How did that happen?
      Joe: Just lucky I guess.

    • Joe: How was that teach?
      Frank: It's teriffic. Now put it back.
      Joe: How do you do that?

    • Tony: It's even more fun trying to get out of the stadium.

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