Charlie Anderson, a former policeman who once saved Joe Mannix's life, hires the detective when his wife has run off. The wife is somebody else Charlie met while a policeman - a one-time prostitute who went straight. Charlie now is a security guard at a air cargo facility. One test run has gone badly, thanks to Charlie being suspicious of hoods. Mannix, after being beaten by hoods, learns in the hospital that Charlie and his wife are together again and that he's off the case. Mannix is determined to find the truth. Written by
Did You Know?
The short clip of Gail Fisher
(as Mannix' secretary, Peggy) used in the opening credits is taken from a scene near the end of this episode, when she walks into Mannix' office to announce that she's found the address for Harvey Templeton (Lee Bergere
). See more
When Mannix pulls up outside the museum to visit 'Puffy', he's wearing what looks like a bluish gray suit as he turns into the entrance, in the next scene, walking into the museum, he's wearing a tweed jacket and rust colored pants. See more