Paul McCain reigns over late night AM talk radio, KRKD 1040. During the 2:00 to 6:00 o'clock a.m. time slot, listeners could call "The Heartbreak Hotline" at 555-HART to pour out their ... See full summary »

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Paul McCain reigns over late night AM talk radio, KRKD 1040. During the 2:00 to 6:00 o'clock a.m. time slot, listeners could call "The Heartbreak Hotline" at 555-HART to pour out their fears, hopes and dreams. One night, in the midst of a live broadcast, loud, violent staccatos of gunfire burst out across the air, stopping the voice of Paul McCain in mid-sentence. The resulting investigation receives attention and front page headlines; David immediately sees dollar signs; all Maddie sees is they have no client and she turns up her nose at the idea of lonely people calling a stranger on the radio. David insists Blue Moon pursue the case, so the pair visits KRKD. General Manager, Sonny Brezner, tells a story of McCain as a very talented man who was also a loner, a man who received many lucrative job offers but chose to work the night shift. Brezner said McCain could have had the prime daytime slot, but he preferred the dark. Brezner alluded most married men work during the day, their ... Written by LA-Lawyer

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19 March 1985 (USA)  »

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A still drunk Addison refers to Maddie as a wanton woman, a scarlet pimpernel. He is conflating two novels. 'The Scarlet Letter' is about a Puritan colonialist woman who comitts adultery, becomes an unwed mother, and is punished. 'The Scarlet Pimpernel' is about an English fop who trains himself into a formidable adventurer and goes on secret missions to France to rescue aristocrats from the post revolution Reign of Terror. See more »

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David (and later Maddie) picks a lock without using a tension wrench and indeed without even rotating the cylinder. See more »

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Ooh Ooh Baby
Written by Smokey Robinson and Warren Moore
Performed by Linda Ronstadt
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