Ellery Queen

Season 1 Episode 9

The Adventure of the Mad Tea Party

Full Episode: The Adventure of the Mad Tea Party


Full Episode Summary

Ellery and his agent, Howard Biggers, travel to the estate of the wealthy and eccentric Spencer Lockridge. It seems as though Biggers wants to turn one of Ellery's books into a play and is trying to get Lockridge to provide the financial backing. All goes for naught when Lockridge disappears while wearing a Mad Hatter's costume from the Alice in Wonderland theme party he was throwing.
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Mar 08, 2016
Spoiler: Johnny, the birthday boy, makes only a couple of early appearances to bother Ellery and then disappears from the story. When Paul Gardner used the knock-out drops to put everyone to sleep so he had time to bury the body, did he knock out Johnny, too? Otherwise he would risk being seen by the nosy kid...

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