Nero Wolfe

  • 1981
  • TV Show
  • None

Rex Stout's brilliant, portly sleuth solves crimes by analyzing clues gathered by others, including his assistant, Archie Goodwin. A lover of good mysteries (but not as much as orchids and fine food), the eccentric, reclusive Wolfe was first played by William Conrad (`Cannon'). The character was revived in a 2001 A&E series with Maury Chaykin and Timothy...read more

Season 1, Episode 13 The Blue Ribbon Hostage

First Aired: May 5, 1981

A small-time hood steals one of Wolfe's rare orchids in order to force his help in clearing him of a murder charge. Wolfe: William Conrad. Morty: Kenneth Tigar. Archie: Lee Horsley. Verna: Bobbi Jordan. Cramer: Allan Miller. Andrew: Barry Nelson. Saul: George Wyner.

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  • Premiered: January 16, 1981
  • Rating: None
  • Premise: Rex Stout's brilliant, portly sleuth solves crimes by analyzing clues gathered by others, including his assistant, Archie Goodwin. A lover of good mysteries (but not as much as orchids and fine food), the eccentric, reclusive Wolfe was first played by Will… (more)

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