Genius detective Nero Wolfe and his right-hand man, Archie Goodwin, solve seemingly impossible crimes.
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...  Archie Goodwin 27 episodes, 2001-2002
...  Nero Wolfe 27 episodes, 2001-2002
...  Fritz Brenner 26 episodes, 2001-2002
...  Inspector Cramer 25 episodes, 2001-2002
R.D. Reid ...  Sergeant Purley Stebbins 22 episodes, 2001-2002
Conrad Dunn ...  Saul Panzer 21 episodes, 2001-2002
...  Avery Ballou / ... 21 episodes, 2001-2002
Robert Bockstael ...  Agent Stahl / ... 20 episodes, 2001-2002
...  Lily Rowan / ... 17 episodes, 2001-2002
...  Director #2 / ... 16 episodes, 2001-2002
...  Elaine Usher / ... 15 episodes, 2001-2002
...  Cecil Grantham / ... 15 episodes, 2001-2002
...  Orrie Cather 13 episodes, 2001-2002
...  Director #1 / ... 13 episodes, 2001-2002
...  Austin 'Dinky' Byne / ... 13 episodes, 2001-2002
...  Fred Durkin 12 episodes, 2001-2002
Christine Brubaker ...  Hattie Harding / ... 12 episodes, 2001-2002
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Genius detective Nero Wolfe and his right-hand man, Archie Goodwin, solve seemingly impossible crimes.

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In the tradition of a repertory theater company, each episode featured predominantly the same ensemble of guest actors, cast as different characters in each episode/story. See more »

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[Feigning a nervous breakdown]
Nero Wolfe: You're not going to cut me! They're coming in hordes! I see them on chariots with spiked wheels, waving insolent banners of inflation! Oh! Archie! They're pelting me with worthless coins!
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Follows The Golden Spiders: A Nero Wolfe Mystery (2000) See more »

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Finally, a GOOD TV show
30 May 2001 | by See all my reviews

I was begining to wonder, with one boring TV season after another, and "Frasier" being the only show to watch. Now I have "Wolfe." I hope A & E will keep it around for awhile. Timothy Hutton and Maury Chaykin are brilliant in their roles as Archie Goodwin and Nero Wolfe. My dad is a big fan of the books, and he says they're excatly how he would have pictured them to be.

The show seems to air in segments of two-part episodes, that will most likely be marketed as movies. They're worth buying! Fast-paced and and full of fun, "Nero Wolfe" seems to be the best show that has come along to television in a long time! At first I thought it would just be an excuse to watch Timothy Hutton (SWOON) once a week, but it's got a whole lot more than just a really great actor.

Thank you, A & E, for this quality show.


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