Starring Jim Hutton as author/detective Ellery Queen and with David Wayne as his father, Inspector Richard Queen. The show was different from other whodunits in that Ellery Queen would break through the fourth wall towards the end of each episode and offer a challenge to the viewer to figure out the correct solution to the crime.
Last Episode01x22 The Adventure of the Disappearing … Aired: Apr. 04, 1976
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Ellery Queen: Season 1, Episode #1 - Too Many Suspects
Ellery Queen tracks down the killer of noted fashion designer, Monica Gray. Based on the novel The Fourth Side…
Ellery Queen: Season 1, Episode #10 - The Adventure of Veronica's Veils
Burlesque producer Sam Packer is found dead of an apparent heart attack, but in a video he leaves behind,…
Series Fun Facts
- Numerous stories take place in or involve radio stations and broadcasts. Often heard are radio ads for "Vitacream", a nod to Vitalis and Brylcream, two popular men's hair products of the period.
- Goof (anachronisms): The wall socket from which Monaca Grey pulls TV and clock cords is a 3-prong grounded plug which were not standard in 1947. The 3-prong socket and plug became new…
[show]Goof (anachronisms): The wall socket from which Monaca Grey pulls TV and clock cords is a 3-prong grounded plug which were not standard in 1947. The 3-prong socket and plug became new construction code in 1962.
- The late Jim Hutton's son, Timothy, would also go on to star in a period piece mystery series, Nero Wolfe, with Maury Chakin (broadcast on A&E).