In 1926, rich but childless Andrew Marsh writes a will providing generous bequests to friends, associates, and their children while leaving the bulk of his estate to a medical foundation. He conspicuously omits his young ward Violet Wilson on the chauvinistic grounds that girls will be provided for by their husbands. Marsh's sexist attitudes change over the years as Violet grows into a lovely, independent young woman and publisher of a feminist magazine. He announces that he is going to alter his will and leave 100% of the estate to his ward. On the same night he confides to Poirot that he is terminally ill and wants the detective to be executor of his estate, he is lured out of the house and murdered before he can write the new document. When his lawyer discovers that the old will has been stolen too, the dead man is declared intestate. While the local authorities attribute the death to natural causes, Poirot is given reason to believe that Marsh has an illegitimate son, the identity...
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Did You Know?
This is the only show that isn't based on an original Agatha Christie story; only the names of the characters are taken from the original "The Case of The Missing Will". See more
When Miss Lemon arrives at the hospital to check birth records for Poirot, she gets out of the car wearing a red dress with a white sweater. Moments later as she's entering the Records Office, she's wearing a blue dress with white sweater. In the next shot, it shows her going through the Records books and she's back in the red dress again. In her next scene she arrives back to give Poirot the info she's found and she's once again back in the blue dress. See more
Captain Arthur Hastings
[walking in the funeral procession
The man had a lot of friends, Poirot.
What good are many friends, mon ami, when you have one bad enemy?