On his way to visit a potential client in an office building late at night, Mannix surprises a burglar in a jewelry store. The burglar is killed in a shootout, but the police investigation suggests not only that Mannix did not kill the man in self-defense, but that he stole some of the jewelry. With his license suspended and his finances dwindling, Mannix is tempted to accept an offer to be the bodyguard of a reputed mobster's widow. Written by
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The living room and patio/backyard of Alexandra's house is recognizable as being that of the Brady Bunch home. A few other "Mannix" episodes also used the Brady set. See more
When Mannix and the others are attempting to steal the payroll, there are two safe doors inside the lieutenant commander's office. They drill three holes in the left-side safe door for insertion of the explosive charges. After Mannix inserts the three charges, however, the view switches to a medium shot, and suddenly the three charges and the trailing ignition wires are inserted into the safe on the right-hand side, and there are no holes visible on the left-side safe door. See more