Russell Partridge announces to his wife Janet one day that he is in fact a killer who has murdered his six previous wives, and notifies her that she has one day to live and get her affairs in order before he murders her, too. Janet can get no one to believe her tale, except Holmes and Watson, who must devise a plan to trap the killer before Janet's time runs out. Written by
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This episode opens at the ending of a dinner party. Two men in succession bid their hosts a farewell; the first is not called by name but is credited as Herbert; the second is referred to as John, and is also credited. In order, these men were Richard Watts Jr. and Thomas Quinn Curtiss, both renowned critics. Before the Second World War, Mr. Watts served in this capacity at the 'New York Herald Tribune' and after the war at the 'New York Post'. Thomas Quinn Curtiss
was a world respected writer, and critic of film and theater. See more