Mannix, on the mend after a gunshot has one foot in a cast, is given a routine assignment by Intertect boss Lew Wickersham: get the signature of a man named Amos Silo on a legal document. The detective takes a bus to a small town but finds a chilly reception whenever he inquires about the man or his ranch. The town is hiding something. As Mannix digs deeper, he discovers dead cattle are part of the mystery. The question is whether he'll survive to find out the rest. Written by
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When Mr. Mannix gets up after taking the water that he had switched for the sedative, he has a lit cigarette in his hand. If he was trying to fake being sedated, why would he risk blowing his cover for a cigarette? See more