Wolfe turns away a frightened prospective client who desperately wants Wolfe to defend him after receiving a threatening letter. When the man is murdered hours thereafter, Wolfe fears for his own life after he receives an identical letter. He hires a lookalike to impersonate him at $100 per diem and waits for the murderer to reveal him or herself. Written by
Gabe Taverney (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Did You Know?
"Helped Wanted Male" appeared in the anthology "Trouble in Triplicate" with two other Stout novels. See more
The plot and dialogue indicate that this episode takes place during World War II. However, a news headline on Wolfe's morning paper reads, "Work completed on U.N. buildings." The United Nations was not founded until after WWII. See more
Now listen, Tiger Eyes, do you see me sneaking up behind you?
I should have known you have so many women you have to issue ration coupons, and yet you find so much time for me.
Well, you know why?
Tou've got a mirror.
[pleased and purring
In "Help Wanted, Male", the actors' names are pieced together from assorted letters cut out of magazines. See more
Piano at Midnight
Written by Dick Walter
A pianist plays while Archie and Jane Geer have cocktails See more