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Ellery Queen

The Adventure of the Sunday Punch (Season 1, Episode 13)
TV Episode | 49 min | Crime, Drama, Family

During a practice bout, a lucky shot knocks champion boxer Kid Hogan unconscious. He revives enough to sip some water from his manager's "swill bottle," then falls comatose and is soon pronounced dead. An autopsy reveals he was poisoned, ...See moreDuring a practice bout, a lucky shot knocks champion boxer Kid Hogan unconscious. He revives enough to sip some water from his manager's "swill bottle," then falls comatose and is soon pronounced dead. An autopsy reveals he was poisoned, and the "swill bottle" was loaded with poison. The manager is strongly implicated, but so is the opponent Joe Simpson. Written by Peter Harris See less
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Writers
Larry Alexander | Frederic Dannay (characters created by) (as Ellery Queen) | Manfred Lee (characters created by) (as Ellery Queen) | Richard Levinson (developer) | William Link (developer)
Cinematographer
John M. Nickolaus Jr. (as John M. Nickolaus)
Status
Edit Released
Updated Jan 11, 1976

Release date
Jan 11, 1976 (United States)

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21 cast members
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Jim Hutton
Ellery Queen Ellery Queen   See fewer
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David Wayne
Inspector Richard Queen Inspector Richard Queen   See fewer
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Robert Alda
Frank Anthony Frank Anthony   See fewer
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Dane Clark
Sam Hatter Sam Hatter   See fewer
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Janet MacLachlan
Corrine Ogden Corrine Ogden   See fewer
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Lloyd Nolan
Doctor Sanford Doctor Sanford   See fewer
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Ken Swofford
Frank Flannigan Frank Flannigan   See fewer
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Otis Young
Joseph Adams Simpson Joseph Adams Simpson   See fewer
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Tom Reese
Sgt. Thomas Velie Sgt. Thomas Velie   See fewer
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Terrence O'Connor
Melinda Sanford Melinda Sanford   See fewer
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Jerry Quarry
Brad 'Kid' Hogan Brad 'Kid' Hogan   See fewer
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Art Aragon
Eddie Eddie   See fewer
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Richard Bakalyan
Knucks O'Neill (as Dick Bakalyan) Knucks O'Neill (as Dick Bakalyan)   See fewer
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Juanita Moore
Mrs. Douglas Mrs. Douglas   See fewer
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Ted Christy
Hood (uncredited) Hood (uncredited)   See fewer
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Vic Christy
Hood (uncredited) Hood (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ralph Gambina
Cornerman (uncredited) Cornerman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bob Harks
Man in Coorider (uncredited) Man in Coorider (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

8.2 / 10 | 64 votes