Cody Jarrett is the sadistic leader of a ruthless gang of thieves. Afflicted by terrible headaches and fiercely devoted to his 'Ma,' Cody is a volatile, violent, and eccentric leader. Cody's top henchman wants to lead the gang and attempts to have an 'accident' happen to Cody, while he is running the gang from in jail. But Cody is saved by an undercover cop, who thereby befriends him and infiltrates the gang. Finally, the stage is set for Cody's ultimate betrayal and downfall, during a big heist at a chemical plant. Written by
Tad Dibbern <DIBBERN_D@a1.mscf.upenn.edu>
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Did You Know?
The unusually close relationship between Cody Jarrett and his domineering mother was inspired by real life bank robbers Kate Barker
(aka "Ma Barker") and her sons. See more
The fabric marker on Ma Jarrett's car changes positions. See more
You know something, Verna, if I turn my back long enough for Big Ed to put a hole in it, there'd be a hole in it.
Referenced in Nyarlathotep
Five O'Clock Whistle
Music by Josef Myrow
, Kim Gannon
& Gene Irwin
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