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Season 3 aired from April 21, 1997 to November 24, 1997.
 List of episodes
The following is a list of episodes for Season 3.
|Jpn#||Eng#||Episode title||Original airdate||English airdate||Plot||Manga source||Next Conan's Hint|
|55||57||The Train Trick Murder Case||April 21, 1997||TV Original||Surveillance camera|
|As Kogoro, Ran, and Conan are on their way home from a hot spring, they boarded a train together with a pair of doctors. They arrived at a station where one may change trains to another line, but no one could possibly change trains since the two lines are scheduled differently by a mere five-minute difference. At the station where the trio are to change trains to one going to Tokyo, a murder is discovered. The only suspect rides in the train with Conan's group while the victim rides on a train from a different line. Conan uncovers the trick used by the murderer using the change given by a lady working on the train of the victim.|
|56||58||The Ojamanbou Murder Case||April 28, 1997||TV Original||Blanket|
|Conan, Kogoro, and Ran are out jogging when they are attracted to a scene of a murder. One of the owners of the Sunfish Cleaning Company has been killed by a falling beam. Conan uncovers the trick by using window reflections.|
|57||59||Holmes Freak Murder Case (Part 1)||May 5, 1997||V12 - F7 ~ V13 - F1||The Holmes test|
|Conan, Kogoro and Ran goes to a meeting where fans of Sherlock Holmes are there. There, they meet Heiji, who was hoping that Shinichi would be there. Things go bad when the host is put to sleep and put in a car which drives off a cliff, killing him. A member found out who did it, but she got killed when she was in another car that burst into flames. Heiji then got very suspicious of Conan's true identity as Shinichi, but when he tries to confront Conan, a blackout occurs and another member is injured by the killer, with a knife to the back. Who did this?|
|58||60||Holmes Freak Murder Case (Part 2)||May 12, 1997||V12 - F7 ~ V13 - F1||Roadside corner mirror|
| Conan and Heiji was able to solve the case, and fearing of his identity, Conan use Heiji instead of Kogoro to solve the case. The killer turned out to be the boyfriend of the second victim, and she was able to find out he did it because she decided to cheat off his Holmes test, but when she saw his test, it was blank, because he knew it would never be graded and he was busy preparing for the killing of the host. The killer did it because the third victim was the publisher of a Holmes book he didn't like, so he did this for Holmes. And after Heiji woke up, he reveals that he was spying on Conan the whole time during the deduction, so he now knows the truth about Conan, and he spills the beans.
|59||61||The First Errand Murder Case||May 19, 1997||TV Original||Contact lens set|
|It's the first errand festival, were children are sent shopping on their own for the first time. The detective boys have been assigned to follow Hiroshi-kun, to record how well he did, and to make sure that no harm comes to him. However, Conan soon realises that the detective boys aren't the only ones following Hiroshi. Who is it? and why are they after his life?|
|60||62||An Illustrator Murder Case||May 26, 1997||V13 - F5~7||Telescope|
|Kenjin Hanaoka is a popular painter who seems to have everything that a man could want: his own design firm, best selling books, and untold wealth. But when he decides to eat the forbidden fruit and have an affair with one of his pretty, young illustrators his life starts to come apart at the seams. But rather than face the consequences of his mistakes, Hanaoka tries to cover them up in a brutal and bloody manner. Can Conan see through his ingenious plot and expose Hanaoka for what he really is?|
|61||63||A Ghost Ship Murder Case (Part 1)||June 2, 1997||TV Original||Gunshot wound|
|When Kogoro travels to Shiki Island to give a lecture, Chief Mikami enlists his help to find a billion dollars in gold that was lost off their shores. But when someone tries to take his life, Kogoro decides to leave. However, Chief Mikami forces the detective to continue his search while the death toll rises. Are the killings the result of the Pirate's Curse, or does someone else have their sights on the gold?|
|62||64||A Ghost Ship Murder Case (Part 2)||June 9, 1997||TV Original||Paint|
|Framed for the death of his assailant, Kogoro faces a murder wrap and it's up to Conan to clear his name. But when the two prime suspects are killed themselves, Conan is back to square one. In order to solve the mystery, the young sleuth realizes that he has to go where no one else will; into the eerie darkness of the Pirates' Cave!|
|63||65||Big Monster Gomera Murder Case||June 16, 1997||V13 - F8~10||Videocassette case|
| Lights, Camera, Murder! Conan and the Detective Boys visit the film set of their favorite monster, Gomera, and stumble onto a real-life murder! The most puzzling aspect of the case is the prime suspect: Gomera! The kids must uncover the truth behind the grizzly killing before the death toll rises higher!
|64||66||The Third Fingerprint Murder Case||June 23, 1997||TV Original||Table and chairs|
|Kogoro is invited to a barbecue by his senior. Suddenly a call is made, and the host has to leave due to a man from a gang stating that he killed someone and wants to be arrested. Kogoro's senior told the police that he had accidentally killed his client, but it turns out that he planned his death.|
|65||67||A Crab and Whale Kidnapping Case||June 30, 1997||TV Original||Cigarettes|
|A relaxing night out turns into the search for a kidnapped little boy, as Conan, Kogoro, and Ran, come to the aide of a desperate father in his hour of need. As they search to find the truth, nothing is certain, except the kidnapper's deadly ultimatum: No police, no mercy, no time!|
|66||68||Night Road Murder Case||July 7, 1997||TV Original||Vinyl tape|
|How can blood from one victim, murdered on the street, wind up on the wall of an abandoned building, the railing of a rooftop, and broken glass of an upper apartment window? This is the question Conan must answer if he is to catch a crafty killer entrenched in a seemingly innocent mountain-climbing fraternity, which hides a deadly secret!|
|67||69||Stage Actress Murder Case||July 14, 1997||TV Original||Computer virus|
|Kogoro is given a case to solve the sender of a threat note. His teacher appears at his house and decides to go to the theater, too. Conan and Ran tag along. Kogoro's case turns into a murder, but he soon breaks his backbone before Conan can solve it. Using things that Kogoro's teacher says, Conan finds out the murderer and reveals them using the body of Kogoro's teacher.|
|68||70||Night Baron Murder Case (The Case)||July 21, 1997||V8 - F2~7||Karate|
| Professor Agasa offers Conan, Ran, and Kogoro a free vacation which they gladly accept, but when the Night Baron arrives the vacation is quickly changed into a case as murder occurs.
|69||71||Night Baron Murder Case (The Suspicion)||July 28, 1997||V8 - F2~7||Building winds|
|Another person assumes the role of Night Baron as Kogoro investigates the murder of Tokio Ebara. When he is found dead in the Night Baron costume, everybody believes it was an accident, but Conan thinks otherwise. Later Ran, Conan, and a member of the tour are attacked coming out of the elevator by the Night Baron. Ran fights him off but doesn't land a hit, which makes her believe she knows who is in the Night Baron costume. Can Conan solve this case even if the wind is a factor?|
|70||72||Night Baron Murder Case (The Resolution)||August 4, 1997||V8 - F2~7||Adhesive|
|Conan, Kogoro, and Inspector Yokomizo solve the case, but who is really Night Baron?|
|71||73||A Stalker's Murder Case||August 11, 1997||TV Original||Home Run|
|Kogoro, Ran, and Conan are out for a walk when they notice a man who drank a juice dies from poison. They later learn he was a stalking a young woman. After investigating, Conan find evidence to prove she was the murderer. The woman reveals she feared for her safety as the stalker pushed her down a staircase after she called the police. Conan then also reveals that the stalker planned to kill her on that day evidenced by his bag. He tells her with this, she should get a light sentence.|
|72||74||The Triplet's Country Home Murder Case||August 18, 1997||V13 - F2~4||The movement of the tides|
| A murder occurs and the suspects are triplets.
|73||75||The Detective Boys' Disaster Case||August 25, 1997||TV Original||Elevator|
|The Detective Boys, along with Ran and Kogoro, are at a beach one day when they come across two rich people; a snobby young man named Kogatsu, and a young woman named Shinobu. Genta finds an SOS in a bottle by Shinobu on a beach. They find her in a cave; reaching it by a raft. She explains Kogatsu tried to kill her by drugging her to sleep and letting the tides rise. The tides have risen to a point where they can not leave the cave. They venture into the maze of a cave and escape to a pool where they encounter Kogatsu and Kogoro. Kogatsu then holds Ayumi at gunpoint and threatens to kill everyone, but Ran and an old guard arrive in time to save them. In the end, Kogatsu is taken to jail as Shinobu looks sadly at the man who betrayed her love while Kogoro is sternly lectured by the old guard for fishing in the pool, which is off-limits.|
|74||76||The Death God Jinnai Murder Case||September 1, 1997||TV Original||Toilet|
|Ran, Conan, and Kogoro are at a movie premier of Jinnai King of Death VIII. After the show they see Hayato Nanjo greeting fans, he plays Jinnai in the movie. Then Kogoro is spotted by Hayato's wife who shows him a death threat that says Hayato will die at midnight just like in the movie. His wife is worried but Hayato brushes it off. Reporters and Kogoro have a stake out when Jinnai appears and makes for Hayato's room. They arrive by elevator and when Kogoro comes out he trips on vinyl tape. They hear a scream and Hayato's dead with a bullet to the head.|
|75||77||Loan Company President's Murder Case||September 8, 1997||V15 - F7~9||Pearl|
|Kogoro is playing Mahjong when they called a Loan Company President to play with them. When they find him in his office, he has died from cyanide poisoning. The suspects are three of his employees. The poison was only found on the victim's thumb, money, and door handle, but no where else in the office. Conan solves the mystery, showing how cyanide was erased with Bleach. The culprit explains how it was for revenge for putting the person's loved one in such a great debt.|
|76||78-79||Conan vs. Kaitou Kid (1 Hour Special)||September 22, 1997||V16 - F6~9||Great detective of the West|
| Conan is not actually Aoyama's first character. There's another one who happened to face Kudo once... What happens when the infamous magician of the moonlight squares off against our child detective?
|77||80||Distinguished Family's Consecutive Accidental Death Case (Part 1)||October 20, 1997||V15 - F10 ~ V16 - F3||Fountain pen|
|Kogoro is recommended by someone to a wealthy family for a routine assignment; the man wishes to find his first love. With the police roaming around the house, though, Conan begins to wonder if that's really all there is to it. His answer comes when suddenly, the son of the wealthy man supposedly kills his child hood friend. Later they celebrate the chairman's birthday, then Nobuko became very angry at Miyuki and go out in the room. Later they recieve calk from Mitsuaki, that he was attacked by a man wrapped with bandages. Later, they saw Hideomi biting a knife, and found Mitsuaki stabbed and found at the spike fence.|
|78||81||Distinguished Family's Consecutive Accidental Death Case (Part 2)||October 27, 1997||V15 - F10 ~ V16 - F3||Mobile phone|
| Conan and Heiji decide to pursue the clues of the childhood friend. The clues allow them to solve the murder, but they also allow Ran to come closer to the truth about Shinichi. Can Heiji help Shinichi keep his secret?
|79||82||The Bank Heist Murder Case||November 3, 1997||TV Original||House cleaning|
|After bowling, Ran, Sonoko, and Conan head to the bank to check in a cheque. While there, an armed bank robbing happens. After some struggle, one man is shot by the robber but survives. After being shot, another man struggles with the robber and ends up shooting and killing the robber. It all seems normal but Conan finds it strange. After figuring out the robber had an accomplice, Conan, using Sonoko, reveals the robber's accomplice. He reveals the two planned to use the money to pay off their debts and make some cash.|
|80||83||The Wandering Artist Murder Case||November 10, 1997||TV Original||Two-Mix|
|While at a painting exhibit, Conan notices a man in rag examining a picture. The next day while playing baseball with his friends, he notices the man again. After being asked about his drawings of a home, the man realizes he has been drawing unconsciously, and holds his head in pain. In the hospital, he was revealed to have been affected by amnesia and the pain was his returning memories. The man leaves the hospital. The next day while playing baseball, Genta finds the man dead. Conan finds out the man is an artist who's been missing for a year. His wife is the only one who can identify the body but she proclaims it's not him. Conan proves that the man was the artist by fingerprints he left behind when he came home after regaining his memories. Conan shows them who the murderer was.|
|81||84||The Kidnapping of a Popular Artist Case (Part 1)||November 17, 1997||V15 - F4~6||New Year's Eve midnight bell|
| A famous singer from the band Two-Mix is kidnapped and they demand the Detective Boys to deliver the bag belonging to the singer. The police tail the Detective Boys and when captured, find out Ayumi is disguised as Conan and that the kidnappers demanded Ayumi to deliver the item.
|82||85||The Kidnapping of a Popular Artist Case (Part 2)||November 24, 1997||V15 - F4~6||Coffee|
|Conan meets up with the kidnappers and just when he was about to defeat them, the Detective Boys arrive and are captured. The kidnappers leave and then set the room on fire. While at the concert, the Detective Boys accidentally start the music too early, and if stopped it will anger the crowd even more. Conan tries to sing but that angers the crowd. The singer then takes the Detective Boys out with her to sing.|
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 See also
|Seasons of the Anime|
|Season 1 • 2 • 3 • 4 • 5 • 6 • 7 • 8 • 9 • 10 • 11 • 12 • 13 • 14 • 15 • 16 • 17 • 18 • 19 • 20 • 21 • 22|