The day after this episode aired, Dr. Sam Sheppard was finally acquitted of murdering his wife, twelve years after he had been originally convicted. Sheppard's case was the one that inspired this series. See more »
[Epilog Closing Narration. Viewers see Richard Kimble at night, walking down a back road]
For some men, the world has provided little room, no place for them to live as other men. But for Richard Kimble, there is such a place and to find it he must now continue his lonely search.
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This one is obviously inspired by "Of Mice and Men". Denny Miller plays the simple-minded giant, well- intentioned and friendly but who doesn't know his own strength and can hurt people in a fight. He tries to join some kids in playing football but pushes one of them down. The kid is mildly hurt but his mother wants Miller arrested. He runs and hides out at a carnival where Kimble is working.
Our hero finds him a job as a roustabout, not knowing the police are after him. He has a sister who has taken care of him but who wants to get married to a fiancé who doesn't know about Denny. She wants to institutionalize him to obtain her own freedom. The tragic ending is predictable, as is the episode. Dr. Kimble once again gets to show his gentle side.
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