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Ellery Queen is an American television detective mystery series based on the fictional character Ellery Queen. It aired on NBC during the 1975-76 television season and stars Jim Hutton as Ellery Queen, David Wayne as his father, Inspector Richard Queen, and Tom Reese as Sgt. Velie. Created by the writing/producing team of Richard Levinson and William Link, the title character "breaks" the fourth wall to ask the audience to consider their solution.

  1. Richard Levinson


  2. William Link


Series Cast

  1. David Wayne as Inspector Richard Queen

    David Wayne

    Inspector Richard Queen

    22 Episodes

  2. Jim Hutton as Ellery Queen

    Jim Hutton

    Ellery Queen

    22 Episodes

  3. Tom Reese as Sgt. Thomas Velie

    Tom Reese

    Sgt. Thomas Velie

    22 Episodes

  4. John Hillerman as Simon Brimmer

    John Hillerman

    Simon Brimmer

    7 Episodes

  5. John Lawlor as

    John Lawlor

    2 Episodes

  6. Peter Hobbs as Medical Examiner

    Peter Hobbs

    Medical Examiner

    2 Episodes

  7. Barbara Rush as Claire Mallory and Emma Zelman

    Barbara Rush

    Claire Mallory, Emma Zelman

    2 Episodes

  8. Herb Edelman as Max Sheldon and Taxi Driver

    Herb Edelman

    Max Sheldon, Taxi Driver

    2 Episodes

  9. Kevin Tighe as

    Kevin Tighe

    1 Episode

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Last Season

Season 1

1975 • 22 Episodes

Season 1 of Ellery Queen premiered on September 11, 1975.

The Adventure of the Disappearing Dagger

(1x22, April 4, 1976) Season Finale

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Ellery Queen
Ellery Queen


Status Ended


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Type Scripted

Original Language English


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