Mannix is working on a child custody case that should be routine. It isn't. It begins with Mannix barely saving the life of the boy who is the subject of the custody fight. As Mannix's investigation continues, it becomes clear the boy's father is the target of killers, including one attempt by using explosives. Yet, the father isn't rich. Mannix must figure out the motive before the boy and father are harmed. Written by
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This has the first use of Armenian language in the series. Not just a passing word, but an extended sequence without subtitles that delighted Armenians but must have baffled the general public. In the scene, Mannix speaks to Aram the salesman and then J.D. Arikonian the rug merchant. See more
When Mannix is keeping the cabin where 'Fran' lives under surveillance with binoculars, he notices three men approach the nearby propane gas tank. The closeup of his view through the binoculars to show them tampering with the valve mechanism changes to a higher angle shot, even though Mannix himself has not changed his position. See more