Kimble and a young woman are kidnapped by deadly robbers, so he pretends to be a crook to try and save her and himself.



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Episode cast overview:
Joanne Spencer
Lt. Philip Gerard (credit only)
Teenager - Carl Emery
Melinda Plowman ...


When bumbling robbers ice a gas station owner, the fugitive is seized as a hostage, along with carjacked motorist Joanne. Kimble, working at the desert stop as a gas jockey, now pretends to be an experienced crook planning a big heist, to distract Vinnie, the "brains" of the duo, so Kimble and Joanne have a chance to escape, before kill-crazy Miles carves 2 more notches on his beloved revolver - featuring their monikers. The young murderers are headed to Hollywood, to fry bigger fish. Written by David Stevens

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Release Date:

5 November 1963 (USA)  »

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(Westrex Recording System)

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1.33 : 1
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Narrator: [Act I Opening Narration. Viewers see Richard Kimble changing an auto's oil at a gas station at which he works] Sierra Point, New Mexico. Richard Kimble, who currently bears the name Al Fleming. It is now more than a year since the escape.
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Kimble pretends to be just who some folks think he is....
8 March 2017 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

When the show begins, Richard Kimble (David Janssen) is posing as Al--a guy working at a gas station. Unfortunately, a couple dirt-bag armed robbers show up--killing the owner and taking a woman and Al hostage. Al is smart and keeps his wits...and then pretends to be the type of folks everyone thinks Richard Kimble is. He gets these crooks to slowly trust him and his hope is that will give him a chance to at least get the female hostage (Brenda Vaccaro) to safety. Later, they learn he's not Al the criminal but Richard Kimble the 'killer' and now they REALLY like their new hostage!

The title of the episode does not mean that the show is set in Hollywood. It actually begins in New Mexico and the criminals plan on eventually make it to Hollywood in their spree.

Overall, this is a very exciting and fast-paced episode. The actors playing the dirt-bags did a nice job in making the audience hate them!

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