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Type
Scripted
Premiered
Sep. 11, 1975
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
60 min.
Country
USA
Network
NBC TV Network
Genre

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Ellery Queen

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.

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Ellery Queen Season 1 (1975-1976)

1x01 1 1x01 The Adventure of Auld Lang Syne
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Sep. 11, 1975
1x02 1 1x02 The Adventure of the Lover's Leap
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Sep. 18, 1975
1x03 1 1x03 The Adventure of the Chinese Dog
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Sep. 25, 1975
1x04 1 1x04 The Adventure of the Comic Book Crusader
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Oct. 02, 1975
1x05 1 1x05 The Adventure of the 12th Floor Express
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Oct. 09, 1975
1x06 1 1x06 The Adventure of Miss Aggie's Farewell Performance
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Oct. 19, 1975
1x07 1 1x07 The Adventure of Colonel Niven's Memoirs
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Oct. 23, 1975
1x08 1 1x08 The Adventure of the Mad Tea Party
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Oct. 30, 1975
1x09 1 1x09 The Adventure of Veronica's Veils
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Nov. 13, 1975
1x10 1 1x10 The Adventure of the Pharaoh's Curse
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Dec. 11, 1975
1x11 1 1x11 The Adventure of the Blunt Instrument
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Dec. 18, 1975
1x12 1 1x12 The Adventure of the Black Falcon
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Jan. 04, 1976
1x13 1 1x13 The Adventure of the Sunday Punch
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Jan. 11, 1976
1x14 1 1x14 The Adventure of the Eccentric Engineer
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Jan. 18, 1976
1x15 1 1x15 The Adventure of the Wary Witness
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Jan. 25, 1976
1x16 1 1x16 The Adventure of the Judas Tree
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Feb. 01, 1976
1x17 1 1x17 The Adventure of the Sinister Scenario
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Feb. 08, 1976
1x18 1 1x18 The Adventure of the Two-Faced Woman
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Feb. 29, 1976
1x19 1 1x19 The Adventure of the Tyrant of Tin Pan Alley
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Mar. 07, 1976
1x20 1 1x20 The Adventure of Caesar's Last Sleep
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Mar. 14, 1976
1x21 1 1x21 The Adventure of the Hard Hearted Huckster
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Mar. 21, 1976
1x22 1 1x22 The Adventure of the Disappearing Dagger
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Apr. 04, 1976
 1 TV Movie: Too Many Suspects
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Mar. 23, 1975
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Season 1 Characters

Ellery Queen played by Jim Hutton
Inspector Richard Queen played by David Wayne
Sgt. Thomas Velie played by Tom Reese
Simon Brimmer played by John Hillerman
Grace played by Nina Roman
Frank Flannigan played by Ken Swofford
Vera played by Maggie Nelson (II)
Deputy Commissioner Hayes played by Arch Johnson
Waiter played by Danny Wells
Dr. Steiner played by Peter Hobbs
the Maid played by Diana Chesney
Harry played by Basil Hoffman
Security Guard played by Bill McLean
Reporter played by Ralph Montgomery
Spencer Lockridge played by Edward Andrews
Bud Armstrong played by Tom Bosley
George Tisdale played by John Dehner
Gerald Hacker played by Gary Burghoff
Marcel Fourchet played by Rene Auberjonois
Claudia Wentworth played by June Lockhart
Dina Carroll-Winer played by Polly Bergen
Frank Anthony played by Robert Alda
Carson McKell played by Ray Milland
Miss Aggie played by Eve Arden
Sergio Vargo played by Theodore Bikel

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Season 1 Videos

12 The Adventure of the Blunt Instrument
12 The Adventure of the Blunt Instrument (50:03)

10 The Adventure of Veronica's Veils
10 The Adventure of Veronica's Veils (50:01)

7 The Adventure of Miss Aggie's Farewell
7 The Adventure of Miss Aggie's Farewell (49:22)

22 The Adventure of the Hardhearted Huckster
22 The Adventure of the Hardhearted Huckster (49:12)

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Season 1 Quotes

01x18 - The Adventure of the Two-Faced Woman Season 1 / Episode 18: - The Adventure of the Two-Faced Woman

Ellery Queen: Now I know who killed Lillian McGraw, and if you've been watching closely, you've seen the clue, and more than once. Got it? Was it Lillian's husband? Cousin Celeste? Prescott? And what about Lucheck? And what about Vargo? And is Claude Gravette really what he says he is? I'll tell you one thing: the clue is as plain as the nose on your face.
01x20 - The Adventure of Caesar's Last Sleep Season 1 / Episode 20: - The Adventure of Caesar's Last Sleep

Inspector Richard Queen: I used to like this old office. Today it depresses me.
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Season 1 Trivia

  • Episode 06 - This episode was designed to bring a galaxy of radio performers of the 1940s and 1950s to the screen, playing approximations of their characters from past shows.
  • Episode 14 - Ann Reinking's TV debut.
  • Episode 12 - Goof (anachronisms): Contemporary Wheaties box in the Queens' kitchen.
  • Episode 16 - Goof (factual errors): Father Devlin, a Catholic priest, admits to Ellery and Inspector Queen that Sherman did not make a formal confession, and Inspector Queen mentions that Sherman was not a Catholic. Therefore, under New York State law in the 1940s (and today), nothing said between the two would be covered by c
  • Episode 19 - Lucie Arnaz appears at the 21 minute mark for about 30 seconds, doing a 'Jimmy Durante' impression and singing a song while Ellery looks on. The song is "I've Got to Tell you the Truth" - a Tin Pan Alley song.

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