While staking mob hitman Bruno Crespi in his hotel room, Steve observes he has medical symptoms for which Bruno orders a refill from Spengler's pharmacy, which dad Mark diagnoses trough the... See full summary »

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Delores Hall ...
James Stephens ...
Dr. Niven
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Jennifer Crespi
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Charlene Baylor
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While staking mob hitman Bruno Crespi in his hotel room, Steve observes he has medical symptoms for which Bruno orders a refill from Spengler's pharmacy, which dad Mark diagnoses trough the telescope as asthma, and receives epinephrine which he injects himself, not uncommon with patients who have a standard prescription. Shortly after he collapses, Steve gets Mark who orders a quarantine there and in the hospital to make sure nobody is contaminated: the crook has bubonic plague. CDC doctor Niven cares only for press conferences which spread panic on the theory he must have been infected trough rats on a freighter he arrived on from South east Asia, ignoring the Sloanes' observations the epinephrine vial was full, so replaced by the maid, which wasn't actually on hotel staff: murder by plague injection. Steve and Jack know about the crime families which include three women with a plausible motive to kill Bruno, so the snooping can start. Bruno's wife Charlene Baylor can now collect his... Written by KGF Vissers

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6 May 1994 (USA)  »

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Julie Sommars and David Froman, guest stars in this episode, were costars in Matlock. See more »

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