Season 4 aired from December 1, 1997 to June 22, 1998.
List of episodesEdit
The following is a list of episodes for Season 4.
|Jpn#||Episodes||Original airdate||Plot||Manga source||Next Conan's Hint|
|83||General Hospital Murder Case||December 1, 1997||TV Original||Coffee|
|Kogoro Mouri is in the hospital after injuring his ankle. While there, he witnesses a shadow of a murder. After causing an uproar three times and finding the place where the murder took place was an empty room, the murder occurs on the fourth time. Conan figures out that light is being reflected to that room and that the the first three times were in a different room while the fourth one occurred in the room Mouri presumed. The culprit has an alibi of talking to the nurse in another room at the time of the murder. Mouri is desperate to go into the Sleeping Kogoro phase to prove his innocence and happily exclaims it's coming when Conan secretly shoots a tranquilizer dart. Conan disproves the culprits alibi and proves Mouri to be innocent.|
|84||Ski Lodge Murder Case (Part 1)||December 8, 1997||V14 - F9 ~ V15 - F3||Heater|
|Ran, Sonoko, and Conan run into their old third grade teacher, Akiko Yonehara, who invites them to spend the night at a Mountain Villa. A mysterious journalist arrives and tells them a massacre similar to three years before will happen that night. Can Conan help find the clues before too much damage occurs?|
|85||Ski Lodge Murder Case (Part 2)||December 15, 1997||V14 - F9 ~ V15 - F3||Hair|
|Ran solves the murder with Conan's suggestions, but the true identity of the culprit was so shocking to her that she reveals it in tears and breaks down crying on Conan shortly afterwards.
|86||The Kidnapping Location Case||January 12, 1998||SV1 - F2||Trains|
|Mitsuhiko brings a wideband receiver to school and the Detective Boys pick up a terrifying phone call by a kidnapper. Using the sounds heard in the background and the conversation as clues, Conan is able to narrow the location of the kidnapper to an area around a railroad, a high school, and a construction site. The kidnapper demands the victim's father to commit suicide and the victim yells out the final clue indicating that she's near a tire factory. Conan is able to apprehend the kidnapper just in time.
|87||The Crane's Return of a Favor Murder Case||January 19, 1998||TV Original||Bird's nest|
|Conan, Ran, and Kogoro take a trip to Hokkaido to see the red-crowned cranes. They run into an old man who takes care of the cranes and he invites them to his house. At the house, the old man's daughter and son rush into the room demanding the reason why the old man is donating his life savings to the city. The group is allowed to soak in the hot spring near the house, but they are called to the house when they find out the old man has been murdered. The old man's son confesses that he's the murderer, but Conan proves that he's not. Using Kogoro, Conan announces the old man's brother to be the killer who set up a spring loaded crossbow and fired it at the same time as the son.|
|88||Dracula's Villa Murder Case (Part 1)||January 26, 1998||TV Original||Projector|
|Kogoro is called by a famous horror novelist named Daisuke Torakura, whose nickname is Mr. Dracula because most of his novels contain vampires. At Torakura's villa, Kogoro meets Torakura's student and wife, a magazine editor, a researcher studying the legend of vampires, and Torakura himself dressed as a vampire. Torakura asks Kogoro to investigate his wife because he believe she is having an affair and offers Kogoro to stay the night because of a snowstorm. While Torakura stays in his study to finish writing, Conan and Ran tour the mansion. At midnight, everyone checks on Torakura only to find him tied to a wooden cross with a stake driven through his heart. The death is murder, but the study's door was locked and there is no footprints in the snow leading to and away from the study outside.|
|89||Dracula's Villa Murder Case (Part 2)||February 2, 1998||TV Original||Paint|
|Kogoro reviews the events that took place before the murder of Torakura and discovers everyone in the villa has a motive to kill because Torakura has been lying and blackmailing them. Conan finds a ladder in a closet and cellophane tape stuck to the curtain rack to discover the trick used in the lock room murder. Conan stuns Kogoro to reveal that by using the film projector and cellophane tape stuck to the door lock, anyone can be the murder. But points out the murderer is Torakura's student, Tadokoro, because of a bad lie he told before the body was found.|
|90||The Flower Scent Murder Case||February 9, 1998||TV Original||Ice|
|Kogoro is invited to Rika Okano's ikebana award ceremony to investigate a threat letter announcing a murder. Rika brushes the letter off as jealous hate mail, but the threat soon comes true when the owner of the hotel where the award ceremony is taking place is strangled to death. Conan notices something strange about the flower the owner was wearing and figures out the trick after he finds chloroform in Rika's dressing room. He also finds cyanide and worries that another murder will take place. Conan hurries to the stage where Rika is performing and sprays all the flowers with liquid nitrogen. With Kogoro stunned, Conan reveals Rika's assistant to be the culprit who also made a suicidal attempt to take Rika's life as well.|
|91||The Bank Robber's Hospitalization Case||February 16, 1998||V17 - F6||Cream puff|
|Kogoro breaks his leg and is admitted to the hospital. Conan and the Detective Boys visit him after school where they meet Yoshio and Kogoro's hospital roommates. In the room's conversation, it is revealed that Yoshio was working at the bank at the time of a 100 million yen heist and the criminals is still at large. Conan confronts Yoshio and tells him he knows the bank criminals are forcing him to kill their apprehended partner and his daughter is held hostage. Conan grabs the gun which Yoshio is holding and knocks out the criminals with his soccer ball. The Detective Boys rush in to save Yoshio's daughter who is held on top of a building across from the hospital.|
|92||The Fearful Traversing Murder Case (Part 1)||February 23, 1998||TV Original||Knife|
|A real estate company president named Bunzo Ushio mistaken an ulcer for cancer and paid an assassin nicknamed Fox to assassinate him. Now that he realized his mistake, he asks Kogoro to find Fox because he lost contact and is unable to stop the assassination. Bunz? explains the agreement includes that Fox will only target him while he's traversing, so Kogoro, Ran, and Conan head to Tanbara mountain to traverse with Bunz?. Along the way up, the guide is murdered and Kogoro is attacked during the night when the group stays in a cabin on top of the mountain. One person is missing at night, but only because he's claustrophobic. When Kogoro and Conan head back to the cabin, they hear Ran's shriek.|
|93||The Fearful Traversing Murder Case (Part 2)||March 2, 1998||TV Original||Mountain cottage record notebook|
|Kogoro and Conan rush back to the mountain cabin because of Ran's shriek to find a woman stabbed in the back. They deduce that the killer is the woman's partner and discover him gone along with the cabin's caretaker. Kogoro saves the killer from a landslide and ties him up, but the assassin nicknamed Fox is still out there. Conan concludes Fox was disguised as the now missing caretaker. Conan rushes into the forest after a gunshot is heard and saves Fox from Bunzo who wanted revenge after one of Fox's assassination jobs led to the death of his daughter.|
|94||Snow Woman's Legend Murder Case||March 9, 1998||TV Original||Sun block foundation|
|Conan, Ran and her father went to a snow trip with a client who told Ran's father that someone was about to kill him. Can Conan help Ran's father solve the case?|
|95||Kogoro's Date Murder Case||March 16, 1998||TV Original||Candy|
|After drinking with a friend, Kogoro heads home on the train at 7:30. He falls asleep, but wakes up just in time to get off at the right stop. Kogoro meets with a friend named Sachiko while walking home who offers to take him on a date to Toto Bay Bridge. They return two hours later to find Sachiko's roommate murdered. Conan suspects Sachiko and suggests that Kogoro missed his stop on the train and got off at 8:30 instead breaking Sachiko's alibi. But the decisive evidence is a pen which Kogoro picked up in Sachiko's car that has a fingerprints of a mail courier who dropped off a package at 8:00.|
|96||The Cornered Famous Detective! Two Big Murder Cases (2 Hour Special)||March 23, 1998||V14 - F1~8||Actress|
|When Kogoro is hired to investigate the murder of a great magician while Ran is suspicious of Conan when she finds out he looks exactly like Shinichi. When arriving to investigate, Conan reveals who the Culprit and reveals that the magician knew he was going to be murdered. Afterwards, Ran takes Conan to his house and confronts him on his identity as Shinichi. Shinichi's mother comes in time and manages to trick Ran into thinking Conan is a distant relative, and that he is trained by Shinichi. Conan is later bought by his mother to her friend's house to investigate a possibility that their relative is an imposter. Conan was about to solve the case but his father corrects him on his mistake, rekindling with his wife, and sends Conan back to the Mouri custody.
|97||The Farewell Wine Murder Case||April 13, 1998||TV Original||Decorative plant|
|Kogoro is invited to the house of Kotaro Ichikawa of Ichikawa Industries to investigate his two daughters, Kazue and Mizue, for inheritance purposes. After going to the washroom, Conan catches Kazue injecting poison into a bottle of wine, but he is captured and locked in the wine cellar by an unknown attacker. He escapes to find out Kotaro died after drinking wine and Kazue is taken away by the police. Conan discovers Kotaro never drank the wine and the doctor was the true killer after viewing a recording of the murder caught on camera.|
|98||The Famous Potter Murder Case (Part 1)||April 20, 1998||V16 - F10 ~ V17 - F2||Marbles|
|A man who was famous of making potter invite Kogoro, Ran and Conan over. Then the man son's wife was found hanging on the storage room. Is it a murderer or did the woman hang herself?
|99||The Famous Potter Murder Case (Part 2)||April 27, 1998||V16 - F10 ~ V17 - F2||Lipstick|
|Conan investigates and finally finds out that it was a murderer, but who was it and how did they do it?|
|100||The Memories of First Love Case (Part 1)||May 11, 1998||V18 - F3~5||Lemon pie|
|Ran and Sonoko meet Asami, their senior in middle school who is now in Tohto University. Asami wishes to invite Shinichi to her birthday party with her mystery club but she obviously can't contact him so she invites Ran, Sonoko, Conan, and Kogoro instead. When Ran asks Asami about her relationship with Shinichi, Asami replies "first love". Midway through the party, Asami falls asleep, so the rest of the group leave to a karaoke box. They notice the house on fire from the bar's window several hours later and rush back. Ran bursts through the burning building to save Asami just in time.|
|101||The Memories of First Love Case (Part 2)||May 18, 1998||V18 - F3~5||Fax|
|Conan notices the furniture was moved and overhears the firefighters wondering why the birthday cake was put on a chair under the fax machine. With the new evidence, Conan can safely say it was arson instead of a suicide which Kogoro was thinking. Conan finds out who the culprit after he interviews the owner of the convenience store next door to the karaoke box. Kogoro, though knocked out, tells everyone the president of the mystery club set the fire with the fax machine because he wanted to heroically save Asami so she would fall in love with him.
|102||The Historical Actor Murder Case (Part 1)||May 24, 1998||V17 - F10 ~ V18 - F2||Telephone|
|When a famous samurai movie star, Kozaburo Hijikata, hires Kogoro the group is led to believe he wants to learn about detective work for an upcoming TV series where he is to star as a detective, but rumors of an affair between his wife Isami Nagakura and stunt actor Hajime Okita can't help but lead Conan to doubt the reason. When Isami is found dead on Okita's balcony, the group believes it is an open and shut case, but Conan doubts the authenticity when he sees a big smile form on Hijikata's face. Which side is truly right?|
|103||The Historical Actor Murder Case (Part 2)||June 1, 1998||V17 - F10 ~ V18 - F2||Tea|
|Conan returns to Kozaburo's apartment to find concrete proof to prove Hajime's innocence. While Kogoro attracts the newspaper press so Inspector Megure can take Hajime to the police station, Conan knocks Kogoro out to announce Kozaburo is the real killer. Conan reveals Kozaburo tricked everyone by taking them to the 6th floor while everyone believed they were on the 5th by creating a duplicate room on both floors. As proof, Conan asks Takagi to find the model gun under the sofa that Kogoro secretly broke in the room on the 6th floor.|
|104||The Mysterious Mansion of a Band of Thieves Case (Part 1)||June 8, 1998||V17 - F7~9||Stamps|
|Kogoro receives a letter asking him to solve the mystery of a mansion. There, Kogoro, Conan, and Ran meet Misao Nakamura and his brother. The entire mansion is filled with clocks since the previous owner, the brother's grandfather, was a clockwork artisan. Conan notices the strange mysteries - every digital clock is scratched between the two minute digits, drilled holes are everywhere, a mirror is glued to a desk, every clock rings for one minute at 11:00, and there's someone hiding in the attic. At 1:10, three goblins figures appear from the cuckoo clock in the office.|
|105||The Mysterious Mansion of a Band of Thieves Case (Part 2)||June 15, 1998||V17 - F7~9||Door|
|Conan figures out the mysteries of the mansion, but waits until dark to pass on clues to the struggling Kogoro. The first clue he gives is a pun that reveals 1100 means a lion. The second clue Conan gives reveals the "N", "L, and "R" letters on the goblin figure's head stand for "night", "light", and "right". By shining a light through the lion head on the front door, the light reflects through the holes throughout the mansion and onto the cuckoo clock where a cuckoo bird emerges carrying a golden watch. The two brothers show their true identity as members of a band of thieves called the Goblins, but they are taken down by Kogoro and Ran and the real Misao is released from the attic.|
|106||Scoop Picture Murder Case||June 22, 1998||TV Original||Highway bus|
|A newspaper reporter is attacked over the phone and Conan rushes to the apartment to find the apartment on fire and the award-winning photographer, Ryuichi Yanase, snapping pictures. Using evidence from the photos, Conan takes his deduction to the airwaves when Kogoro appears on a television show hosted by Ryuichi. Conan presents two photos to warrant Ryuichi's arrest with the help of Professor Agasa and Inspector Megure: a photo of Ryuichi's gold watch at the scene of the crime and a traffic violation photo with Ryuichi with the watch on.|
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