Prince Stephan's death has been faked by General Sabattini; leaving Stephan's childlike cousin Nicolai as sovereign. Sabattini is forcing Stefan's fiancée Francesca into marrying him, placing him in line to the throne. Phelps joins a group of Dutch tourists while the rest of the team infiltrate the royal palace as a magic act led by Paris. Before the show begins Barney loots the royal vault. It's the beginning of a complex scheme to rescue Stephan, Nicolai, Francesca and simultaneously eliminate Sabatini. Written by
Did You Know?
, who occasionally played small parts in the show (he appears as the Palace Foyer Guard in this episode - the fellow who almost makes Willy (Peter Lupus
) open the crate holding Barney (Greg Morris
), and who later tries to shoot the falcon) - was also a skilled magician. He taught Leonard Nimoy
the conjuring tricks, such as making a golden egg and coins appears, that Nimoy performs in this episode in his guise as "Zastro the Magician". See more