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Career Move 

A singer fakes suicide to boost his career.

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Himself - Host (archive footage)
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Marty Parks
Mary Beth Rubens ...
Alison
Peter Virgile ...
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Tommy (as Alar Aedma)
Hal Johnson ...
Detective Stone
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Storyline

Joey Mitchell is a washed up rock star who needs a comeback but his new album is not selling. Joey is also torn up because of his ex wife Alison, whom he still loves. Tommy is his personal bodyguard and best friend and he keeps trying to make Joey feel better and keep up his spirits. Marty Parks is Joey's manager and big fan who organizes a surprise party in the studio for Joey to get him to fell better about the new record. Unfortunately, one of the amps there short circuits and electrocutes Joey seemingly killing him. However, It turns out that the death was just a highly complex publicity stunt to boost the sales of the new record but what Joey doesn't yet realize is that someone really is trying to kill him.

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28 May 1988 (USA)  »

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As well as Career Move, Robert Wisden starred in earlier episode The Final Twist. The Final Twist also featured Martin Landau while Career Move starred David Cassidy. Coincidentally due to the presence of Wisden in both episodes, Landau and Cassidy both later died in 2017. See more »

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