Raymond Brown has wives in Baltimore, Newark, Hartford, and Boston. His wealthiest wife is also the oldest, and she visits the other wives, killing each by lacing a drink with cyanide, so that Brown will be all hers. When Brown discovers her treachery, he threatens to tell the police, but she reminds him that he is a bigamist with a motive for the murders. Written by
Lewis O. Amack
Did You Know?
Steve Gravers playing Lieutenant Storber must have influenced Peter Falk ("Just one more thing") as Columbo. In fact Steve would go on to play a police sergeant in the sixth episode of season one of Columbo titled 'Short Fuse' almost 8 years to the day later in 1972. See more
Marion killed her victims by putting the poison into the bottle of booze. This should have struck the police as very odd, as there is no logical reason for someone to put the poison into the whole bottle. Someone committing suicide would normally only poison their drink and not the whole bottle. See more
Himself - Host
Richard was not only guilty of simple bigamy. In his case, it was more like trigonometry. He is now in a well-known federal prison. You see, the law took the position that he must be punished... as though having four wives were not punishment enough.
In the closing credits, David Fresco is listed as playing "The Bother in Law" See more