A rich Hollywood lawyer is jealous when his wife tries to contact her dead ex-husband, so he kills her and frames the medium. Young eccentric rookie cop assigned to the case begins his investigation. Old western star Clete helps him.


(as William Corcoran)


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Episode cast overview:
Himself - Host (archive footage)
Adam Ouspensky (as Myron Harvey Natwick)
Tom Northcliff
Clete Madden
Rick Hayden
Claire Cellucci ...
Cheryl Northcliff
David Gardner ...
Chief of Police
Denise Baillargeon ...
Young Woman


In this nostalgic tribute to Hollywood's classic western era, Cheryl Northcliff, the young wife of a rich aging Hollywood lawyer, Tom Northcliff, still hasn't gotten over her first husband who died some time ago, so she has regular seances with her medium Adam Ouspensky, who may or may not be a fake but either way respects her wishes and gives her some comfort. Tom, angered by the fact that she doesn't love him nearly as much as her dead ex, can't stand this psychic arrangement which he sees as a farce, so he decides to kill her and frame Adam. When Cheryl decides to have a seance during one of their exclusive Hollywood parties, Tom uses this opportunity to strangle her and create a solid fake alibi for himself using his unknowing assistant Bradley. Young eccentric rookie homicide detective Rick Hayden, who always wears a baseball cap, questions everyone who knew the girl, including actor Clete Madden, a once famous western movie star who now lives from any roles he can get and waxes ...

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12 November 1988 (USA)  »

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