History Series / ElleryQueen

26th Mar '16 1:07:59 PM MasoTey
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* ShowWithinAShow: Simon Brimmer's radio program "The Casebook of Simon Brimmer".

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* ShowWithinAShow: TheShowOfTheBooks: "Too Many Suspects" and "The Adventure of the Mad Tea Party" are direct adaptations; the other episodes are original stories using the characters.
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Simon Brimmer's radio program "The Casebook of Simon Brimmer".Brimmer".
** The movie being filmed in "The Adventure of the Sinister Scenario."
23rd Mar '16 10:33:01 PM CallingAlameda
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** In "The Adventure of the Tyrant of Tin Pan Alley", singer Gary Swift is trying out a new song called "Mona Lisa" and is unimpressed. "Who wants to hear a song about a painting?"
21st Feb '16 1:48:31 PM TrustBen
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* HatesTheJobLovesTheLimelight: This seems to be the case with Simon Brimmer. The actual production of his radio show is always shown to leave him exasperated, but he jumps at the choice it affords him to play sleuth on real cases.
27th Jan '16 9:18:45 PM foxley
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* DiscreetDiningDisposal: In one episode, Inspector Queen discreetly pours a cup of Ellery's awful coffee down the sink, and then follows it by pouring the entire pot out. Ellery then attempts to refill his cup from the empty pot and only notices anything is wrong when he takes a sip from his cup and finds it empty.

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* DiscreetDiningDisposal: DiscreetDrinkDisposal: In one episode, Inspector Queen discreetly pours a cup of Ellery's awful coffee down the sink, and then follows it by pouring the entire pot out. Ellery then attempts to refill his cup from the empty pot and only notices anything is wrong when he takes a sip from his cup and finds it empty.
15th Jan '16 3:19:38 AM foxley
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* {{Burlesque}}: In "The Adventure of Veronica's Veils", the VictimOfTheWeek is an impresario re-opening a burlesque theatre, and the suspects include several burlesque dancers.
1st Jan '16 9:02:16 AM Wrangler0Rourke
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* BeneathSuspicion: The killer in "The Adventure of [[spoiler:the Pharaoh's Curse]]". This was the only episode where the killer was not one of the suspects named in the opening monologue.

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* BeneathSuspicion: The killer in "The Adventure of [[spoiler:the Pharaoh's Curse]]". This was the one of only episode episodes where the killer was not one of the suspects named in the opening monologue.



* YouLookFamiliar: Barbara Rush appeared in "The Adventure of Auld Lang Syne" and "The Adventure of the Sinister Scenario" playing two separate characters.

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* YouLookFamiliar: Barbara Rush appeared in "The Adventure of Auld Lang Syne" and "The Adventure of the Sinister Scenario" playing two separate characters.

11th Dec '15 5:29:40 PM DragonQuestZ
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* FairplayWhodunnit

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* FairplayWhodunnitFashionDesigner: In the pilot episode the victim is a successful fashion designer who is killed at home while working on her latest annual line of clothes. Not only does this career give her the wealth to realistically live in her expensive apartment, it also gives the detectives her sketches to serve as clues to her personal history and help them solve the case.
15th Nov '15 10:48:00 AM CallingAlameda
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* DeadArtistsAreBetter: In "The Adventure of the Two-Faced Woman", the victim's husband scoffs at her for bidding on a painting whose artist is still alive.
2nd Nov '15 3:26:13 PM 69BookWorM69
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* ItWillNeverCatchOn: When Flannigan's TV show is cancelled in "The Adventure of the Hard-Hearted Huckster", one of the execs suggests that they instead do a VarietyShow with [[Series/TheEdSullivanShow Ed Sullivan]] as the host. Flannigan scoffs at the notion.

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* ItWillNeverCatchOn: ItWillNeverCatchOn:
** In the pilot episode, Inspector Queen grumpily refers to the television set in the victim's apartment and mentions a friend of his who is constantly pestered by guests who want to visit him and watch his new set. Ellery reassures him that TV is a novelty that will never last (which is additionally funny when it happens in a television production).
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When Flannigan's TV show is cancelled in "The Adventure of the Hard-Hearted Huckster", one of the execs suggests that they instead do a VarietyShow with [[Series/TheEdSullivanShow Ed Sullivan]] as the host. Flannigan scoffs at the notion.
2nd Oct '15 2:56:09 PM CallingAlameda
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* MeanBoss: Bud Armstrong in "The Adventure of the Comic Book Crusader", in addition to sexually harassing his secretary, verbally abuses his staff at every opportunity, and taunts them about the fact that they can't quit because of their contracts. [[spoiler:No wonder three of them decide to team up and murder him.]]
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