Murder mystery starring Maury Chaykin as eccentric sleuth Nero Wolfe and Timothy Hutton as his sidekick Archie Goodwin. Nero Wolfe stumbles on a murder when he takes a trip to try to interview a new gardener.
A light murder mystery with an oddball sense of humour. When Nero Wolfe's sidekick Archie (Timothy Hutton) becomes engaged to be married, concerned detective Nero Wolfe (Maury Chaykin) spies on him disguised in a Santa suit - at what turns out to be the scene of a murder. Discovering Nero could be implicated, one of the suspects attempts blackmail.