|Riddle of the Sphinx|
|Show||The Red Panda Adventures|
|Webpage||Riddle of the Sphinx|
|Air Date||15 October, 2005|
|Episode Length||28 min|
|Music By||Andrea Lyons|
Clarissa Der Nederlanden
M. John Kennedy
The wait is over! All-new adventures of Canada's Greatest Superhero have arrived! This week: A stolen sapphire, a mysterious murder and purloined plans add up to Amazing Adventure as The Red Panda and his trusty sidekick Kit Baxter, The Flying Squirrel race against time to decipher The Riddle Of The Sphinx!
- Toronto, Ontario
- Bellamy Labs
- The Red Macaw
- The home of Amil Shawson
- Dr. Chronopolis' laboratory at the museum
- Volaria Chemical Co.
Cast of Characters
- Character status is as of the end of this episode
The Red Panda - Status: The Red Panda is a hero in the mystery man mold of the pulp era. His costume is limited to a suit and hat with a bright red domino mask (with Batman-like blank eyes) and matching red gauntlets. Voiced by Gregg Taylor.
The Sphinx - Status: Mike Murtoch, a master safe-cracker turned teleporting cat burglar with the supernatural aid of an ancient Egyptian amulet and a pair of mystic sapphires. He also bore the powerful Ankh of Sutech, which has the ability to instantly mummify any living flesh it touches. Voiced by M. John Kennedy.
Professor Bellamy - Status: Owner of Bellamy Labs Voiced by Steven Burley.
Bert - Status: A coroner and agent of the Red Panda Voiced by Scott Moyle.
Amil Shawson - Status: A corrupt estate lawyer Voiced by Jonathan Llyr.
This is the first episode of the Red Panda Adventures where a character dies. The character in question, Ralph Malloy, is murdered within the first two minutes of the episode. This is the first episode in which the Static Shoes are used, and the first time that the Flying Squirrel uses her retractable gliding membranes.
Previous adventures alluded to in this episode:
- The Red Panda saved Bert the Coroner's life.
- The Red Panda sent safe-cracker Mike Murtoch (who becomes The Sphinx in this episode) to prison.
- Taylor, Gregg. Red Panda Adventures episode 1: Riddle of the Sphinx. Podcast. dir. and prod. Decoder Ring Theatre. Toronto, ON. 2005
- The first murder victim in the Red Panda Adventures
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