Episode 185: The Case of the Killer Cards


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“The Case of the Killer Cards” is an episode of The New Adventures of Nero Wolfe that was recommended to us by our mysterious listener Rob in an actual letter that was sent in the mail! Sydney Greenstreet stars as Rex Stout’s famous corpulent detective. This particular mystery features four criminals who decide to play one winner-take-all game of poker for ownership of their shared illegal enterprises. But there’s murder in the cards and only Nero Wolfe can solve the case! Will Archie Goodwin be given the night off to go on a date? Does the detective really have a meticulous plan to find the solution or is he just improvising? What brand of beer is Wolfe drinking? Listen for yourself and find out! Then vote and let us know what you think!

Does The Case of the Killer Cards stand the test of time?
  • It's a timeless classic. It definitely stands the test of time.
  • There may be some antiquated moments, but overall it's great. It stands the test of time.
  • It may be historically significant or just fun, but it doesn't stand the test of time.
  • It's not worth revisiting. It definitely does not stand the test of time.

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