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1. A Nero Wolfe Mystery (2000– )

46 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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Genius detective Nero Wolfe and his right-hand man, Archie Goodwin, solve seemingly impossible crimes.

Stars: Timothy Hutton, Maury Chaykin, Colin Fox, Bill Smitrovich

Votes: 1,140

2. Nero Wolfe (1981– )

60 min | Drama, Mystery

7.4
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The short-lived adventures of portly detective Nero Wolfe, who would rather eat and tend to his orchids than hit the streets tracking down leads. That's why he hired hunky Archie Goodwin, ... See full summary »

Stars: William Conrad, Lee Horsley, George Voskovec, Robert Coote

Votes: 156

3. Omnibus (1952–1961)

55 min | Drama, History, Music

8.7
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Starting out as a live show from New York City, "Omnibus" was hosted by Alastair Cooke and featured everything from discussions about science and the arts to original works by such ... See full summary »

Stars: Alistair Cooke, Leonard Bernstein, Helen Hayes, Royal Dano

Votes: 101

4. Nero Wolfe (2012– )

100 min | Crime | Active

6.6
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Stars: Francesco Pannofino, Pietro Sermonti, Giulia Bevilacqua, Andy Luotto

Votes: 51

5. The Golden Spiders: A Nero Wolfe Mystery (2000 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 94 min

7.7
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A street kid interrupts Nero Wolfe's dinner with his eyewitness account of a kidnapping. The next day, the boy is dead and his mother comes to the detective with her son's meager savings and dying wish to hire Wolfe to solve his murder.

Writers: Rex Stout, Paul Monash | Director: Bill Duke | Stars: Maury Chaykin, Timothy Hutton, Bill Smitrovich, Mimi Kuzyk

Votes: 331

6. Lady Against the Odds (1992 TV Movie)

120 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.3
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A private detective becomes involved in a new cast when her partner's guardian is murdered.

Writers: Rex Stout, Bruce Murkoff, Laird Koenig | Director: Bradford May | Stars: Crystal Bernard, Annabeth Gish, Rob Estes, Kevin Kilner

Votes: 55

7. Nero Wolfe (1979 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama, Mystery

6.8
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A wealthy realtor sends out dozens of copies of a book that paints the FBI in an unfavorable light. They harass her. So she turns to Nero Wolfe to get them off her back.

Writers: Rex Stout, Frank D. Gilroy | Director: Frank D. Gilroy | Stars: Thayer David, Tom Mason, Brooke Adams, Biff McGuire

Votes: 71

8. Meet Nero Wolfe (1936)

73 min | Mystery

6.3
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Writers: Joseph Anthony, Howard J. Green, Bruce Manning, Rex Stout | Director: Herbert J. Biberman | Stars: Edward Arnold, Lionel Stander, Dennie Moore, Victor Jory

Votes: 75

9. The League of Frightened Men (1937)

71 min | Mystery

5.4
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Writers: Edward Chodorov, Guy Endore, Eugene Solow, Rex Stout | Director: Alfred E. Green | Stars: Walter Connolly, Lionel Stander, Eduardo Ciannelli, Irene Hervey

Votes: 18

10. Nero Wolfe (1969–1971)

Mystery

8.5
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Stars: Tino Buazzelli, Paolo Ferrari, Pupo De Luca, Roberto Pistone

Votes: 17

11. The President Vanishes (1934)

80 min | Drama

6.4
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Writers: Lynn Starling, Rex Stout, Carey Wilson, Cedric Worth | Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: Edward Arnold, Arthur Byron, Paul Kelly, Peggy Conklin

Votes: 41

12. Zu viele Köche (1961– )

8.1
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Stars: Heinz Klevenow, Joachim Fuchsberger, Rosel Schäfer, Herbert Hübner

Votes: 24

13. Information Please: Series 1, No. 1 (1939)

10 min | Short, Game-Show

4.9
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Stars: Clifton Fadiman, Rex Stout, John Kieran, Franklin P. Adams

Votes: 12

14. Critic at Large (1948–1949)

30 min | Talk-Show

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Stars: John Mason Brown, Norman Cousins, Clifton Fadiman, Jo Mielziner

15. A Nero Wolfe Mystery (2000– )
Episode: Before I Die (2002)

45 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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A notorious gangster hires Wolfe to protect his real daughter, who is unaware of who her father is, and stop the woman impersonating his daughter from blackmailing him.

Writers: Sharon Elizabeth Doyle, Rex Stout | Director: John L'Ecuyer | Stars: Timothy Hutton, Maury Chaykin, Colin Fox, Bill Smitrovich

Votes: 37

16. Nero Wolfe (1981– )
Episode: Before I Die (1981)

Drama, Mystery

7.6
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Writers: Alfred Hayes, Rex Stout | Director: Edward M. Abroms | Stars: William Conrad, Lee Horsley, George Voskovec, Robert Coote

Votes: 5

17. A Nero Wolfe Mystery (2000– )
Episode: Champagne for One: Part 1 (2001)

Action, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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When Archie stands in for an acquaintance at a charity dance for unwed mothers, one of the mothers-to-be suddenly collapses and dies on the dance floor, an apparent suicide.

Writers: Rex Stout, Lee Goldberg, William Rabkin | Director: Timothy Hutton | Stars: Timothy Hutton, Maury Chaykin, Bill Smitrovich, Colin Fox

Votes: 87

18. A Nero Wolfe Mystery (2000– )
Episode: Champagne for One: Part 2 (2001)

Action, Drama, Mystery

8.9
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Archie stands in for a friend at a charity dance for unwed mothers and a mother-to-be dies on the dance floor in an apparent suicide.

Writers: Rex Stout, Lee Goldberg, William Rabkin | Director: Timothy Hutton | Stars: Timothy Hutton, Maury Chaykin, Bill Smitrovich, Colin Fox

Votes: 49

19. Nero Wolfe (2012– )
Episode: Champagne per uno (2012)

Crime

6.9
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Writers: Grazia Giardiello, Rex Stout | Director: Riccardo Donna | Stars: Francesco Pannofino, Pietro Sermonti, Giulia Bevilacqua, Andy Luotto

Votes: 8

20. A Nero Wolfe Mystery (2000– )
Episode: Christmas Party (2001)

Action, Drama, Mystery

9.1
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Nero Wolfe is stunned when Archie Goodwin reveals evidence of his impending engagement. However, Archie is no less shocked when accompanying his so-called fiancée to a Christmas party by the murder of their host.

Writers: Sharon Elizabeth Doyle, Rex Stout | Director: Holly Dale | Stars: Timothy Hutton, Maury Chaykin, Bill Smitrovich, Colin Fox

Votes: 50

21. Nero Wolfe (1969–1971)
Episode: Circuito chiuso (1969)

126 min | Mystery

8.8
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Writers: Margherita Cattaneo, Rex Stout | Director: Giuliana Berlinguer | Stars: Tino Buazzelli, Paolo Ferrari, Mario Pisu, Pupo De Luca

Votes: 10

22. A Nero Wolfe Mystery (2000– )
Episode: Cop Killer (2002)

44 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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Two illegal immigrant barbershop workers, fearful of a police detective investigating a hit-and-run, flee to seek refuge with Wolfe and Goodwin. When Goodwin investigates on their behalf, he discovers the detective has been murdered.

Writers: Jennifer Salt, Rex Stout | Director: John R. Pepper | Stars: Timothy Hutton, Maury Chaykin, Kari Matchett, Nicky Guadagni

Votes: 40

23. Nero Wolfe (2012– )
Episode: Coppia di spade (2012)

Crime

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Writers: Chiara Laudani, Alessandro Sermoneta, Rex Stout | Director: Riccardo Donna | Stars: Daniel Emilio Baldock, Sara Bertelà, Giulia Bevilacqua, Elena Bouryka

24. Nero Wolfe (1981– )
Episode: Death and the Dolls (1981)

Drama, Mystery

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Writers: Gerald Sanford, Rex Stout | Director: Gerald Mayer | Stars: William Conrad, Lee Horsley, George Voskovec, Robert Coote

25. A Nero Wolfe Mystery (2000– )
Episode: Death of a Doxy: Part 1 (2002)

Action, Drama, Mystery

9.0
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When Archie does a private eye associate a favor and tries to recover his P.I. license from a blackmailing girlfriend, he finds the ex-showgirl bludgeoned to death.

Writers: Sharon Elizabeth Doyle, Rex Stout | Director: Timothy Hutton | Stars: Timothy Hutton, Maury Chaykin, Colin Fox, Bill Smitrovich

Votes: 51

26. A Nero Wolfe Mystery (2000– )
Episode: Death of a Doxy: Part 2 (2002)

Action, Drama, Mystery

8.8
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With associate Orrie Cather on the hook for the murder of an ex-showgirl, Nero Wolfe and Archie Goodwin must ally themselves with an eccentric showgirl to quash a blackmail plot and reveal the real killer.

Writers: Sharon Elizabeth Doyle, Rex Stout | Director: Timothy Hutton | Stars: Timothy Hutton, Maury Chaykin, Colin Fox, Bill Smitrovich

Votes: 37

27. Nero Wolfe (1981– )
Episode: Death on the Doorstep (1981)

Drama, Mystery

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Writers: Stephen Downing, Rex Stout | Director: George McCowan | Stars: William Conrad, Lee Horsley, George Voskovec, Robert Coote

28. A Nero Wolfe Mystery (2000– )
Episode: Die Like a Dog (2002)

Action, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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A murdered man's dog, who has attached himself to Archie and been accepted at the Wolfe brownstone, provides a vital clue to solving his master's murder.

Writers: Sharon Elizabeth Doyle, Rex Stout | Director: James Tolkan | Stars: Timothy Hutton, Maury Chaykin, Colin Fox, Bill Smitrovich

Votes: 41

29. A Nero Wolfe Mystery (2000– )
Episode: Disguise for Murder (2001)

Action, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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During a flower exhibition at Wolfe's brownstone, a tipsy young woman who confides to Archie that she's recognized a murderer at the show is murdered on premises shortly thereafter.

Writers: Sharon Elizabeth Doyle, Rex Stout | Director: John L'Ecuyer | Stars: Timothy Hutton, Maury Chaykin, Bill Smitrovich, Saul Rubinek

Votes: 42

30. A Nero Wolfe Mystery (2000– )
Episode: Door to Death (2001)

Action, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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In desperate need of a gardener for his beloved plant room, Wolfe undertakes a rare car trip to Westchester to recruit an orchidist and finds a body in the greenhouse.

Writers: Sharon Elizabeth Doyle, Rex Stout | Director: Holly Dale | Stars: Timothy Hutton, Maury Chaykin, Colin Fox, James Tolkan

Votes: 48

31. Zu viele Köche (1961– )
Episode: Dritter Teil (1961)

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Writers: Alexandra Becker, Rolf Becker, Rex Stout, Kurt Wilhelm | Director: Kurt Wilhelm | Stars: Heinz Klevenow, Joachim Fuchsberger, Rosel Schäfer, Karl Paryla

32. A Nero Wolfe Mystery (2000– )
Episode: Eeny, Meeny, Murder, Moe (2001)

Action, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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When fastidious Nero Wolfe abandons a stained tie after eating his lunch in his study, it is used to strangle a prospective client shortly thereafter.

Writers: Sharon Elizabeth Doyle, Rex Stout | Director: John L'Ecuyer | Stars: Timothy Hutton, Maury Chaykin, Bill Smitrovich, Saul Rubinek

Votes: 54

33. Critic at Large (1948–1949)
Episode: Episode #1.25 (1949)

Talk-Show

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Stars: John Mason Brown, Clifton Fadiman, Howard Haycroft, J. Scott Smart

36. Nero Wolfe (1981– )
Episode: Gambit (1981)

Drama, Mystery

8.8
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During WWII, Nero Wolfe (code name Butterfly) was in charge of an intelligence unit. Now, one members of that unit who betrayed them to the enemy, was convicted and sent prison to for 20 years is out and seeking revenge on "Butterfly".

Writers: Stephen Kandel, Rex Stout | Director: George McCowan | Stars: William Conrad, Lee Horsley, George Voskovec, Robert Coote

Votes: 5

37. A Nero Wolfe Mystery (2000– )
Episode: Help Wanted, Male (2002)

45 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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Wolfe hires a look-alike double to stand in for him after he receives a death threat, the exact same threat that was carried out earlier against a potential Wolfe client.

Writers: Mark Stein, Rex Stout | Director: John L'Ecuyer | Stars: Timothy Hutton, Maury Chaykin, Colin Fox, Bill Smitrovich

Votes: 35

38. Nero Wolfe (2012– )
Episode: Il patto dei 6 (2012)

Crime

6.8
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Writers: Roberto Iannone, Rex Stout | Director: Riccardo Donna | Stars: Francesco Pannofino, Pietro Sermonti, Andy Luotto, Giulia Bevilacqua

Votes: 8

39. Nero Wolfe (1969–1971)
Episode: Il patto dei sei (1969)

Mystery

8.3
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Writers: Giuliana Berlinguer, Rex Stout | Director: Giuliana Berlinguer | Stars: Tino Buazzelli, Paolo Ferrari, Pupo De Luca, Vittorio Sanipoli

Votes: 7

40. Nero Wolfe (1969–1971)
Episode: Il pesce più grosso (1969)

145 min | Mystery

8.2
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Writers: Edoardo Anton, Rex Stout | Director: Giuliana Berlinguer | Stars: Tino Buazzelli, Paolo Ferrari, Lia Angeleri, Arnaldo Bagnasco

Votes: 9

41. A Nero Wolfe Mystery (2000– )
Episode: Immune to Murder (2002)

45 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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Arriving at a remote lodge at the request of the State Department and a South American diplomat, a reluctant Wolfe prepares to cook trout for an oil tycoon's fishing party when Archie discovers one of the men dead in the river.

Writers: Stuart Kaminsky, Rex Stout | Director: John R. Pepper | Stars: Timothy Hutton, Maury Chaykin, David Schurmann, Robert Bockstael

Votes: 37

42. Nero Wolfe (1981– )
Episode: In the Best Families (1981)

Drama, Mystery

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Writers: Alfred Hayes, Rex Stout | Director: George McCowan | Stars: William Conrad, Lee Horsley, George Voskovec, Robert Coote

43. Nero Wolfe (1969–1971)
Episode: La bella bugiarda (1971)

98 min | Mystery

7.7
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We all know that Nero Wolfe is a real gourmet. Every week McLeod, a farmer, carries to him a parcel of just picked maize-cobs. But one week he can't come and the boy he sends is murdered at... See full summary »

Writers: Edoardo Anton, Rex Stout | Director: Giuliana Berlinguer | Stars: Tino Buazzelli, Paolo Ferrari, Andrea Aureli, Dante Biagioni

Votes: 7

44. Nero Wolfe (1969–1971)
Episode: La casa degli attori (1970)

113 min | Mystery

8.0
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Quando Hattie Annis bussa alla porta della casa di arenaria grigia che è la dimora di Nero Wolfe per consegnargli un pacchetto; quando subito dopo qualcuno cerca di ucciderla; quando si ... See full summary »

Writers: Giuliana Berlinguer, Rex Stout | Director: Giuliana Berlinguer | Stars: Tino Buazzelli, Paolo Ferrari, Giusi Raspani Dandolo, Pupo De Luca

Votes: 6

45. Nero Wolfe (2012– )
Episode: La principessa Orchidea (2012)

Crime

6.7
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Writers: Roberto Iannone, Rex Stout | Director: Riccardo Donna | Stars: Giulia Bevilacqua, Alessio Caruso, Linda Chang, Martino Duane

Votes: 7

46. Nero Wolfe (2012– )
Episode: La scatola rossa (2012)

Crime

6.3
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Writers: Piero Bodrato, Rex Stout | Director: Riccardo Donna | Stars: Giulia Bevilacqua, Pietro Bontempo, Luca Fiamenghi, Michele La Ginestra

Votes: 6

47. Nero Wolfe (2012– )
Episode: La traccia del serpente (2012)

Crime

6.5
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Writers: Piero Bodrato, Rex Stout | Director: Riccardo Donna | Stars: Giulia Bevilacqua, Mario Cordova, Pietro De Stefani, Michele La Ginestra

Votes: 6

48. Nero Wolfe (1981– )
Episode: Might as Well Be Dead (1981)

Drama, Mystery

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Writers: Seeleg Lester, Rex Stout | Director: George McCowan | Stars: William Conrad, Lee Horsley, George Voskovec, Robert Coote

49. A Nero Wolfe Mystery (2000– )
Episode: Motherhunt: Part 1 (2002)

Action, Drama, Mystery

8.8
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When a baby, allegedly fathered by her late husband, is abandoned on the doorstep of his rich, beautiful widow, she hires Nero Wolfe to locate the mother.

Writers: Sharon Elizabeth Doyle, Rex Stout | Director: Charles B. Wessler | Stars: Timothy Hutton, Maury Chaykin, Colin Fox, Bill Smitrovich

Votes: 37

50. A Nero Wolfe Mystery (2000– )
Episode: Motherhunt: Part 2 (2002)

Action, Drama, Mystery

9.0
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Writers: Sharon Elizabeth Doyle, Rex Stout | Director: Charles B. Wessler | Stars: Timothy Hutton, Maury Chaykin, Colin Fox, Bill Smitrovich

Votes: 29