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

18 The Adventure of the Sinister Scenario
18 The Adventure of the Sinister Scenario (49:15)

16 The Adventure of the Wary Witness
16 The Adventure of the Wary Witness (49:13)

6 The Adventure of the 12th Floor Express
6 The Adventure of the 12th Floor Express (50:03)

19 The Adventure of the Two-Faced Woman
19 The Adventure of the Two-Faced Woman (49:13)

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Season 1 Quotes

01x04 - The Adventure of the Comic Book Crusader Season 1 / Episode 4: - The Adventure of the Comic Book Crusader

Bud Armstrong: Our readers are children! Millions of bloodthirsty little kids, and we give them what they want!
01x08 - The Adventure of the Mad Tea Party Season 1 / Episode 8: - The Adventure of the Mad Tea Party

Howard Biggers: Well, he hasn't treated you much better. How about that phony seven-year contract, and that picture-part you had to turn down last month?
Laura Lockridge: Emmy, is that true?
Emmy Reinhart: It was a dreadful part, with no lines. Some deaf and dumb farm girl who gets forcibly compromised. Well, they gave it to Jane Wyman. I didn't want to play it anyway.
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Season 1 Trivia

  • Episode 16 - In most episodes you are shown the victim and told that they will die. In the beginning of this one, and "The Adventure of Veronica's Veils", the victim is already dead.
  • Episode 01 - Goof (anachronisms): The camera that the girl photographer is using at the New Year's Eve party is a Speed Graphic which were manufactured starting in 1947. Since it is December 31, 1946, this camera would not yet be available.
  • Goof (revealing mistake): The smoking jacket found in Monica Grey's apartment is a medium. Carson Mckell is at least a large if not an extra large.
  • Goof (continuity error): When Ellery picks up a photo of Monaca Grey after her murder it is a upper body photo with Monaca in a dark colored dress. When he puts the photo down, it is another woman, full body photo, sitting on a chair, in a white dress.
  • Episode 06 - This episode was the first to air on Sundays, as a one-time special to see if the series would draw enough ratings to be renewed for the rest of the season (the show it replaced, "The Family Holvak," had finished production and ran off a few more episodes in December). NBC, facing a devastating drop in i

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