The Fugitive: Season 1, Episode 21

Rat in a Corner (18 Feb. 1964)

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A wounded robber is suspected of murder and forces Kimble to treat him, but Kimble doesn't believe he killed anyone.

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Herbie Grant
Virginia Vincent ...
Lorna Grant
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Police Lt. Santelli
Barry Morse ...
Lt. Philip Gerard (credit only)
Tommy Farrell ...
Ryan
Glen Vernon ...
Sharp
Stewart Bradley ...
Sergeant (as Stuart Bradley)
Gerald Gordon ...
Policeman
Barbara Perry ...
Woman in hall
John Mayo ...
Technician
Ruth Packard ...
Woman in post office
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Dr. Kimble's clerking at a store, while police dragnet for a robber who's killed 2 package goods workers already. The fugitive's liquor shop gets hit, but Kimble's boss plugs this easily-foiled robber. The inept Herbie's too reluctant to shoot, to be the wanted man. He's hiding in the store's vehicle when Kimble jumps in to make a delivery. Kimble patches up his fellow fugitive's light wound and gets Herbie to set out on foot. Kimble's concerned that testifying against Herbie will reveal the wanted physician's true identity, plus get the small-time hood hung for murders he didn't commit, as Kimble was. But Herbie the rat sticks to the inventive Kimble like a parasite. Written by David Stevens

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Newspapers seen indicate that Kimble is probably somewhere in Ohio. In Act I 'The Bolton Chronicle' carries the headline about the liquor store killer while in Act III there is a headline from 'The Youngstown Chronicle'. See more »

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Narrator: [Epilog Closing Narration. Viewers see a truck driving through town at night, with Richard Kimble hiding in the rear of the vehicle, asleep] Somewhere, a destination for this truck. But for Richard Kimble, no destination. And even asleep, there are shadows - shadows that haunt a man on the run. Richard Kimble, Fugitive.
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Kimble is working at a liquor store in a town where there recently have been robberies and killings at liquor stores. Herbie Grant (actor Warren Oates) comes in the store, points a gun at Kimble, and announces a robbery. Kimble coolly tries to discourage the robber, telling him the register is empty and he does not know the combination to the safe. Herbie starts to leave when the store owner comes from the back and shoots Herbie, wounding him in the leg. Herbie escapes.

When Kimble goes on a delivery, he finds Herbie in the back seat, asking for help at the point of a gun. Herbie insists that while guilty of this robbery, he had nothing to do with the other robberies where people were killed. As the episode proceeds, Kimble gets more involved with Herbie, and his sister Lorna Grant (actress Virginia Vincent). Lorna is torn by her distrust of Herbie and contempt for his low character (she calls him a rat), and her desire to help her brother. Meanwhile, the police, including Lt. Santelli (actor Malachi Throne) are investigating the matter, making Kimble quite uncomfortable.

Between police searching hard for Herbie, and Herbie's treachery, Kimble faces tough challenges to keep his promises, live up to his own ideals, and yet escape the police.


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