While The Kingfish (Tim Moore) is napping, his maroon and white car is borrowed for a hold-up. The Kingfish knows the police have a description of the car, but he hesitates to admit ownership, fearing his accumulation of debts might make him a prime suspect. Unsuccessful in his attempt to give the car away, he and Andy (Spencer Williams) are caught by a policeman while they're trying to paint the car light blue. Hauled into court, lawyer Calhoun (Johnny Lee) and The Kingfish's friends create more problems with their character references.
The last appearance of Lightnin'. When the show returned in syndication, the character of Lightnin' did not. See more »
[Kingfish is on trial for robbery]
Just what is your business, Mr. Stevens?
George 'Kingfish' Stevens:
Well, uh, I is a, well, you might say I is a - financial ma-nip-i-lator.
A financial manipulator?
Andrew 'Andy' Hogg Brown:
Uh, excuse me, your Honor, but he's tellin' the truth. Uh, he's been nippin' my finances for years.
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