The team is hired to take down corrupt Morris Beck, millionaire architect/builder and owner of Beckworx. The whole team attends his Murder Mystery Masquerade gala but, before they can steal evidence and break away clean, Morris Beck drops dead. Nate, looking just like Ellery Queen, (wearing the exact hat worn on the series by Jim Hutton) is almost cast as the evil murderer. Written by
Did You Know?
Nate dresses as Ellery Queen, the detective played by Timothy Hutton
's father, Jim Hutton
in a 1970s TV series: Ellery Queen
(1975). He even wears the hat his father wore in the role, and refers to the character as the greatest American detective. See more
Eliot, I need you to help me find the killer.
And how do I do that, exactly?
[a few minutes later
This is a bad idea. The way I get information out of guys is usually loud and messy.
Tonight you're a grifter. Adapt.
References The Avengers