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Nero Wolfe 

The short-lived adventures of portly detective Nero Wolfe, who would rather eat and tend to his orchids than hit the streets tracking down leads. That's why he hired hunky Archie Goodwin, ... See full summary »
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1981  
Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. See more awards »

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Complete series cast summary:
William Conrad ...  Nero Wolfe 14 episodes, 1981
Lee Horsley ...  Archie Goodwin 14 episodes, 1981
George Voskovec ...  Fritz Brenner 14 episodes, 1981
Robert Coote ...  Theodore Horstmann 14 episodes, 1981
Allan Miller ...  Inspector Cramer 12 episodes, 1981
George Wyner ...  Saul Panzer 11 episodes, 1981
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The short-lived adventures of portly detective Nero Wolfe, who would rather eat and tend to his orchids than hit the streets tracking down leads. That's why he hired hunky Archie Goodwin, who provides the brawn that complements Wolfe's brains. Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@wkio.com>

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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 January 1981 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ниро Вульф See more »

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Paramount Television See more »
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Mono

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Robert Coote's last film project. See more »

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Referenced in Kinderen voor kinderen: Kinderen voor kinderen 5 (1984) See more »

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Wolfe is on to you
1 January 2014 | by Prismark10See all my reviews

I read a Nero Wolfe story as a kid and found this series intriguing. It starred William Conrad who was better known from his previous TV role as the portly detective Frank Cannon.

This is another QM production made in the early 1980s but the series was short lived. Nero Wolfe is a clever detective but would rather eat and tend to his orchids than hit the streets doing detective work.

For that he has his assistants to do the legwork such as Lee Horsley who played Archie Goodwin who also provides the muscle to go with Nero's brains. The episodes were enjoyable and its a shame we did not see more. Maybe US viewers were still pining for Frank Cannon.


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