Ellery Queen (1975–1976)

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The son of a police detective solves baffling crimes.

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 Ellery Queen (23 episodes, 1975-1976)
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 Inspector Richard Queen (23 episodes, 1975-1976)
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The third TV adaptation of the adventures of super-sleuth Ellery Queen, this time set during the 1940s. Queen was a mystery writer who assisted his father, a detective with the New York Police Department, in solving murders. Sgt. Velie was Inspector Queen's assistant and Simon Brimmer a rival detective. Queen's methods were arcane and intellectual rather than action oriented, and he always astounded his father by arriving at a correct solution by purely deductive reasoning. In this version, just before he revealed his solution to the crime, Queen always turned to the camera and asked the TV audience if they had figured out the identity of the killer yet -- they had all the clues -- because he was about to reveal the correct killer as we met the entire slew of suspects in one room for the ending. Written by Marg Baskin <marg@asd.raytheon.ca>

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Crime | Drama | Family | Mystery

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11 September 1975 (USA)  »

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The Adventures of Ellery Queen  »

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(22 episodes)

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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. See more »

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Sgt. Thomas Velie: We've had nothing but murders and robberies lately.
Ellery Queen: Post-war prosperity, Velie.
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Followed by Ellery Queen: Too Many Suspects (1975) See more »

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A mystery classic!
5 June 2000 | by (usa) – See all my reviews

The show Ellery Queen was not only great to watch, but gave us what would be the format of other mystery programs such as Murder She Wrote. I remember watching Ellery Queen as a child, and it, along with Agatha Christie's books started my enjoyment of a good mystery. I only wish it were on video so I could watch it again! It also exposed me to actors that I would watch either in later tv series (such as Magnum PI) or movies (like Jim Hutton & Cary Grant's "Walk, don't run". An entertaining series, with the knack for making the audience think, the element of surprise and detail make this an act worth following (and in the case of Murder she wrote, a successful one).


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