When the one-armed man Fred Johnson is arrested in LA for smashing up a bar, the news is flashed nationwide (courtesy of Lt. Gerard), and Richard Kimble learns of Johnson's arrest at a trucking firm in Tuscon. Gerard is waiting in the wings for Kimble's arrival, but unknown to Gerard also working at LAPD headquarters is court stenographer Jean Carlisle, who is close to the Kimble family because they helped her cope with her father's arrest for embezzlement. Upon learning of Gerard's presence, Jean calls Richard's sister Donna and learns that Richard is probably headed for LA. After she meets Kimble and helps him escape a police dragnet, she helps him tail Fred Johnson, who has been unexpectedly bailed out of jail through seedy bondsman Art Howe. Howe and Johnson make a deal to blackmail his client out of $50,000, but after Johnson kills Howe, Richard and Jean learn the source of Johnson's bail - a source that devastates Kimble to the point that, despite arranging to get to Stafford ... Written by
22 August 1967 (USA)
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[Opening Narration. Viewers see Richard Kimble at work as a service employee for Tri-State Trucking
How long can a man search before the search destroys him? To Richard Kimble, working for a trucking firm in Tucson, Arizona, defeat has never seemed so mockingly near. Months have passed and the trail stays cold. There is no trace of the elusive hope he seeks.
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