Combat!, a one-hour WWII drama series on television, followed a frontline American infantry squad as they battled their way across Europe. With mud-splattered realism, the show offered ... See full summary »
When a twenty-something computer geek inadvertently downloads critical government secrets into his brain, CIA and NSA assign two agents to protect him and exploit such knowledge, turning his life upside down.
This episode features Lonny Chapman putting in a good performance as a burnt-out "genius" poet with a triple-barrelled name -- one of the most gifted of America's young poets according to Ben -- thought to be dead, who turns up in Virginia City reciting poetry hour after hour in the saloon for drinkin' money, and he downs one quadruple whiskey after the other to little or no visible effect. It turns out he's running away from himself, afraid to live up to his own reputation. His wife, who still loves him, has tracked him from city to city, just arrived from San Francisco. Hoss, who has taken the drunken sot under his wing, and Ben, try to fix what ails him by settin' him to some chores on the Ponderosa. How will it turn out for the jaded couple finally reunited?
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