A tennis pro tries to blackmail a candidate for governor, and is found dead in a remote area. His wife hires Mannix to investigate the man's death. Mannix travels to the state where the man died, and becomes embroiled in the political back-and-forth involving the candidate who was the target of the blackmail and his staff, as well as the activities of the candidate's opponents -- while also dealing with an oily woman who owns a chain of newspapers. Written by
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The dialogue indicates throughout this episode that Mannix is visiting a state (not otherwise identified) outside of California. Yet in every street scene, all of the vehicles that have visible license plates only have California plates. See more