The Fugitive: Season 1, Episode 18

Where the Action Is (28 Jan. 1964)

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Kimble works as lifeguard for a hotel casino owner whose wild, sexy adult daughter makes unwanted advances toward him to get back at her father.

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Dan Polichek
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Chris Polichek
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Ben Haddock
Barry Morse ...
Lt. Philip Gerard (credit only)
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Mrs. Gaines
Connie Gilchrist ...
Hotel Proprietor
Beverly Powers ...
Stripper (as Beverly Hills)
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Being where the action is, isn't a treat for Kimble, when he's ensnared between a wild daughter and her Reno casino-owner father. The fugitive's trying to lay low as a lifeguard, but sexy Chris' luring boys with free martinis causes a child to almost drown. That drags Kimble into a quick buy-off, to protect the senior Polichek from a threatened lawsuit. The father suspects Kimble is trysting by the pool with the much younger, flirty Chris, which could lead to louder hush money, which neither the casino nor the convicted killer want. Written by David Stevens

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Kimble's alias in this episode is "Jerry Sheldon." This episode's director is named "James Sheldon." See more »

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The cigarette in Chris' left hand disappears and reappears in between shots while she is at the strip club with her friends. See more »

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Narrator: [Act I Opening Narration. Viewers observe several scenes from the city of Reno, Nevada, including gambling casinos. Viewers also see Richard Kimble at work poolside as a lifeguard] Reno - the Biggest Little City in the World. A town for all seasons; a town of all tastes. Dude ranch, divorce or dice. Take your pick. For every purse, for every age, Reno has something for everyone. For Richard Kimble, Fugitive, another name, another job.
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26 October 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Kimble is working as pool boy / lifeguard at a gambling resort owned by Dan Polichek (actor Telly Savalas), a rich and powerful figure. Polichek is ashamed of his spoiled, drunken, promiscuous daughter, whose mother is deceased. He genuinely loves her and wants the best for her, but they always fight.

Complications set in when she starts making moves on Kimble. This enrages Dad, who envisions higher things for her than a fling with the pool boy. As she continues to pursue Kimble, Polichek proves he is a man who can make things happen, a circumstance that works against Kimble.

Trapped in a desperate situation, Kimble is caught in the middle, and must somehow please both father and daughter in order to free himself.


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