A daily note on some event in the history of mystery fiction.
Sunday, January 15, 2017
1/16/1981 Nero Wolfe comes to NBC
January 16, 1981. This date saw the premiere of Nero Wolfe on NBC, starring William Conrad and Lee Horsley. As a major fan of Rex Stout's great detective I will restrain myself and merely say that it was worse than bubonic plague.