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 (email@example.com)
Did You Know?
"Before I Die" was chosen as the second entry of the thirteen part "Nero Wolfe" radio series and was broadcast by the Canadian Broadcasting Company on January 23, 1982. See more
After General Colonel Dickey mentions two of the instances in history when France was invaded by enemies, Archie says: "And what the Dodgers tend to do to Cleveland". The Dodgers (Brooklyn then, Los Angeles now) are in the National League & Cleveland is in the American. At the time of World War 2, inter-league play was more than 50 years away. 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