Sam & Max

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Sam & Max
DeveloperSteve Purcell
PublisherLucasArts, Telltale Games
SystemsAs noted below
Released1987-2007 (comic books)
1993-2013 (video games)
1997-1998 (television show)
Added to
museum
As noted below

Sam & Max are characters that are part of an American multimedia series consisting of comics, video games, music, and a television series.

Fictional character biographies

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The series centers around Sam and Max.

Max is a "canine shamus" and Max is a "hyperkinetic rabbity thing".

Together, they form the self-appointed "freelance police".

As they are freelance, they usually choose what cases to work on.

However, they sometimes they receive cases from an unseen character who is known only as the Commissioner.

Comics in the Sam & Max series

Title Author Release Added to museum Notes
Sam & Max Surfin' the Highway Steve Purcell 2007 Paperback: December 22, 2010 Contains most comics from 1989 to 2007.

Television shows in the Sam & Max series

Title Studio Release Added to museum Notes
The Adventures of Sam & Max: Freelance Police Nelvana 1997 - 1998 Complete series DVD: December 22, 2010

Video games in the Sam & Max series

Title Developer System Release Added to museum Notes
Sam & Max Hit the Road LucasArts Windows
macOS
Linux
1993 Windows: December 25, 2002
macOS/Linux: October 28, 2015
A third-person point-and-click adventure game.
Sam & Max Save the World Telltale Games Windows
macOS
Xbox 360
Xbox One
2006-2007 Windows: October 17, 2006 An episodic third-person point-and-click adventure game.
Sam & Max Beyond Time and Space Telltale Games Windows
macOS
Xbox 360
Xbox One
2007-2008 Windows/macOS: April 6, 2008 An episodic third-person point-and-click adventure game.
Sam & Max: The Devil's Playhouse Telltale Games Windows
macOS
iPad
PS3
2010 Windows/macOS: May 18, 2010 An episodic third-person point-and-click adventure game.
Poker Night at the Inventory Telltale Games Windows 2010 May 18, 2010 A crossover poker game.
Poker Night 2 Telltale Games Windows
macOS
PS3
Xbox 360
2013 Windows/macOS: May 27, 2013 A crossover poker game.