A NERO WOLFE MYSTERY (A&E 2001)
Stars: Maury Chaykin (Nero Wolfe), Timothy Hutton (Archie Goodwin), Bill Smitrovich (Inspector Cramer), Colin Fox (Fritz Brenner)
5. Prisoner's Base (1) 5/13/2001
When Priscilla Eades, soon to inherit millions from her family's company, requests to stay at Wolfe's house for a few days, he downright refuses and sends her out. The next day she is killed. Wolfe, who is low on money and has no client, does not investigate, but Archie impersonates a police officer to question the shareholders at the company. He is arrested but bailed out by Wolfe, and with Archie himself as his client, Wolfe decides to take the case.
Writer: Lee Goldberg, William Rabkin
Director: Neill Fearnley
Guest star: Robert Bockstael (District Attorney T. Bowen), Nicky Gaudagni (Viola Duday), David Schurmann (Jay Luther Brucker), James Tolkan (Bernard Quest), Kari Matchett (Sarah Jaffe) , Ted Ludzik (Officer)
6. Prisoner's Base (2) 5/20/2001
Wolfe gathers all the people who would have had a motive in the death of Priscilla Eades and hears their stories. He thinks he knows who did it but there is a flaw and he decides not to tell Archie. When someone steals a suspect's keys and breaks into her apartment, she is soon found dead.
Guest star: Harant Alianak (Attorney Nathaniel Parker), Robert Bockstael (District Attorney T. Bowen), Steve Cumyn (Eric Hagh/Siegfried), Nicky Gaudagni (Viola Duday), R.D. Reid (Sergeant Purley Stebbins), David Schurmann (Jay Luther Brucker), James Tolkan (Bernard Quest), Kari Matchett (Sarah Jaffe) , Wayne Best (Attorney Albert Irby), Aron Tager (Commissioner Skinner)