Soemone makes the murder of wealthy George Sherman look like a ritualistic killing, hanging his corpse from a Cersis tree (aka a Judas tree, after the one Judas Iscariot supposedly hanged himself from) and adorning it with branches. When George is found to be far less wealthy than thought (he had given everything away except a huge life insurance policy), suspicion turns to his wife Paulette, who already has a boyfriend on the side. Written by
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In most episodes you are shown the victim and told that they will die. In the beginning of this one, and "The Adventure of Veronica's Veils", the victim is already dead. See more
Inspector Queen says that he has ringside seats for a boxing match at Madison Square Garden between Rocky Graziano and Jake LaMotta. Graziano and LaMotta never fought, and Graziano didn't fight at the Garden in 1947, which is the year the series takes place. See more
Welcome to the hour of disenchantment, Mister Queen. May I offer you a drink while I still can?