Casey goes undercover to befriend a seemingly benign elderly couple who are actually plotting a series of muggings and robberies.





Episode complete credited cast:
Len Wayland ...
Zohra Lampert ...
William Woodson ...
James McMahon ...


Casey goes undercover to befriend a seemingly benign elderly couple who are actually plotting a series of muggings and robberies.

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Drama | Crime




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3 June 1959 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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Although the character's name is spelled "Ann" in the credits, the name on her luggage is spelled "Anne". See more »


[Tom and Casey examine Otto and Lily's bodies]
Tom: Did he kill her?
Casey Jones: No... Yes. Yes, he did... a long time ago.
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The Naked Choke
19 January 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

***SPOILERS*** NYPD policewoman Casey Jones, Beverely Garland, goes undercover as a team with this deranged lunatic former circus strongman Otto Flagler, Albert Dekker, to end his reign of terror on the NY city bar scene. It was with the help of Ann, Zohra Lampert, that Big Bad Otto got bar patrons to end up having their wallets snatched with him aiding Ann by putting them to sleep, with his naked choke hold, when they tried to get their wallets and money back. It was in fact Otto's wife Lily, Edith Atwater, a former trapeze artist whom he was committing theses, with her consent,crimes for. It was when Ann got wind of what both Otto & Lily were doing that she herself ended up dead, from a forced drug overdose, to keep her from going to the police.

Casey posing as a mugger or snatcher at a local bar gets Otto's attention who soon recruits her as his replacement for the late Ann to work the bar scene, in snatching patrons wallets, with him. It soon becomes apparent to Casey that Otto is doing this for Lily who's crippled, from a traipses accident, as well as addicted on hard and dangerous drugs. In fact what Otto is doing for Lily is getting her more and more addicted on drugs that's turning her brains to mush and making her go completely insane as well as irrational.

***SPOILERS*** With Otto finding out that Casey is a police woman as well as on to his and Lily's crimes he decided to end it all before the police comes barging into his and Lily's apartment as arrest them. With Lily perking up a hot and sizzling pot of coffee, laced with a fatal dose of heroin, that's good to the last drop the two together gulp it down knowing that it's their only way out of them ending up paying for their crimes. Crimes that were not committed for money or profit but only for love!

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