..Acting by Jack Kruschen doesn't help this episode. Arthur Batanides is suitably menacing, but his plan to put the country into a war in 2 days seems stupid as he doesn't have the "Magic Scroll" and doesn't even know it exists although it is conveniently hidden in the very room where he tortures people. This is a mundane episode about chasing a "McGuffin" and getting it translated before the bad guys get it. Substitute Napoleon and Illya and Thrush and put up an establishing shot saying "somewhere in North Africa" and you have a Man From Uncle episode. Kelly and Scotty must have ESP to make the leap in logic as to where the bad guys have taken Isaac as I understand Marrakesh to be a large place and their way of figuring out they were being lied to required a slip up of considerable magnitude by one of the bad guys. The fight scenes are nonsensical as some of the bad guys seem to be fighting each other. Look for Norman Fell in disguise.
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