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Abe Lincoln Must Die! is the fourth game in the Sam & Max episodic series. The Commissioner sends the duo to Washington as the president has gone insane. Just like Myra in Situation: Comedy, he seems to have been hypnotized. They soon find out the president has been replaced by a puppet.

In a twisted series of events, involving familiar characters such as Three Soda Poppers who have become governors, Sybil Pandemik who is involved in a love scandal and starts a carbon-dating service, Bosco, Hugh Bliss and Secret Agent Chuckles, Max has to run for office against a giant mecha statue of Abraham Lincoln and use a lot of dirty tricks to win the polls. Through a truth serum, Secretary's day (a new holiday), a war between three different states for the claim to Mount Rushmore, and lots of missiles, the mission becomes clear: the rampaging Abraham Lincoln must die!

The gameplay is identical to the previous games in the series, including an interactive driving scene. The game is entirely in 3D and the player controls Sam. Sam can interact with the environment through mouse-based actions. He can talk to other characters, examine the environment, pick up items and use them with other objects. The inventory is shown as a cardboard box at the bottom of the screen.


Sam & Max: Episode 4 - Abe Lincoln Must Die! Windows Guess what, it is a mecha replica of Abe Lincoln.
Sam & Max: Episode 4 - Abe Lincoln Must Die! Windows Secret Agent Chuckles is the president's bodyguard.
Sam & Max: Episode 4 - Abe Lincoln Must Die! Windows Standing in front of the White House.
Sam & Max: Episode 4 - Abe Lincoln Must Die! Windows Who shall we nuke today?

Alternate Titles

  • "Sam & Max: Season One - Episode 4: Abe Lincoln Must Die!" -- GameTap release title
  • "Sam & Max 104: Abe Lincoln Must Die!" -- Steam product page title

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Critic Reviews

PC Games (Germany) Apr 03, 2007 83 out of 100 83
Defunct Games Feb 22, 2007 83 out of 100 83
Aventura y Cía Mar 09, 2007 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Game Freaks 365 2007 8 out of 10 80
HonestGamers Feb 26, 2007 8 out of 10 80
IGN Mar 02, 2007 8 out of 10 80
ActionTrip Feb 23, 2007 79 out of 100 79
GameStar (Germany) Feb 28, 2007 79 out of 100 79
GotNext Feb 23, 2007 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Eurogamer.net (UK) Feb 22, 2007 7 out of 10 70


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Sam can ask Bosco for random items. One of the things he mentions is a snow globe of the Mystery Vortex. This is one of the items from original game.

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Sciere (358002) added Sam & Max: Episode 4 - Abe Lincoln Must Die! (Windows) on Feb 24, 2007