History Series / ElleryQueen

21st Sep '16 12:13:59 AM PaulA
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** "The Adventure of the Mad Tea Party" has characters surnamed [[Creator/ArthurConanDoyle Doyle]], [[Creator/ErleStanleyGardner Gardner]], [[Creator/MaryRobertsRinehart Rinehart]], and Allingham.

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** "The Adventure of the Mad Tea Party" has characters surnamed [[Creator/ArthurConanDoyle Doyle]], [[Creator/ErleStanleyGardner [[Literature/PerryMason Gardner]], [[Creator/MaryRobertsRinehart Rinehart]], and Allingham.[[Literature/AlbertCampion Allingham]].
17th Jul '16 5:38:56 AM Adept
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** "The Adventure of the Mad Tea Party" has characters surnamed [[Creator/ArthurConanDoyle Doyle]], [[Creator/ErleStanleyGardner Gardner]], [[Creator/MaryRobertsRinehart Rinehart]], and [[MargeryAllingham Allingham]].

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** "The Adventure of the Mad Tea Party" has characters surnamed [[Creator/ArthurConanDoyle Doyle]], [[Creator/ErleStanleyGardner Gardner]], [[Creator/MaryRobertsRinehart Rinehart]], and [[MargeryAllingham Allingham]].Allingham.
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.
* ShowWithinAShow:
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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.
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