||Based on Rex Stout's series of detective novels, A&E's original series brings the curmudgeonly, agoraphobic private eye to life. Nero Wolfe (Maury Chaykin, BEING JULIA, A LIFE LESS ORDINARY) is not like other private eyes, preferring to remain within the confines of his New York brownstone, indulging in gourmet meals and tending to his extravagant orchid garden, rather than pounding the pavement. He makes his money--and quite a lot of it--by solving mysteries from home, making him the quintessential armchair detective; the legwork is done by his assistant, Archie Goodwin (Timothy Hutton, BEAUTIFUL GIRLS, 5IVE DAYS TO MIDNIGHT). Street-smart and charming, the dapper Archie can handle any situation but is ultimately guided by the near-omnipotence of his employer's genius. Goodwin supplies the narration of the show, with voice-over that captures the essence of the hard-boiled novels perfectly. This collection is comprised of all the episodes from season two, including "Die Like a Dog," "Poison a la Carte," "Help Wanted, Male," and "Immune to Murder."