A Nero Wolfe Mystery: Season 2, Episode 12

Help Wanted, Male (23 Jun. 2002)

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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.

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Colin Fox ...
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R.D. Reid ...
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Ben Jenson
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Major Emil Jensen
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General Carpenter
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Colonel Dickey
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Peter Root
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Jane Geer
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Hackett
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Doyle
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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 (duke1029@aol.com)

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Trivia

Elements of the plot from an earlier Wolfe story, "Booby Trap" qualify this as a sequel to the earlier story. See more »

Goofs

Archie asks Fritz to look at an ad in the "Star," but the visible part of the banner on Fritz's newspaper says "NEW YORK R - ." See more »

Quotes

Archie Goodwin: [to Wolfe] Look, I admit that you're a great detective, a champion beer drinker, and a genius, but this is a hell of a way to spend a war. If Carpenter calls, and you tell him you can't do without me, I am going to put gristle in your crabmeeat and sugar in your beer.
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In "Help Wanted, Male", the actors' names are pieced together from assorted letters cut out of magazines. See more »

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Piano at Midnight
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Written by Dick Walter
KPM 443:36
A pianist plays while Archie and Jane Geer have cocktails
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