Texan millionaire Milton Porter welcome at the airport Jessica, who will testify on behalf of his client Endicot, who is falsely accused of plagiarism, but she abhors his eagerness to (counter)sue people for a fortune. When playing children cause her to fall and strain her ankle, he drives her to a private luxury hospital where she is fitted a cask by Dr. Ellison, who is in openly nasty competition with Dr. Wes Kenyon for the succession of their chief, Dr. Samuel 'Sam' Garver. That night, Sam drowns in his own vestibule fish-pool, there are traces of forceful entry. Inexperienced city police lieutenant Ray Jenkins asks Jessica to help solve the case. Nurse Jennie Wells was seen sneaking out of hospital and near Sam's house, then the wrong gun is found in her locker... Written by
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The character of Jessica's litigious lawyer bears a striking resemblance to flamboyant Texas litigator Richard "Racehorse" Haynes. See more
Lt. Jenkins mentions a neighbor watching the 11 O'Clock News. Texas, where this episode takes place, is on Central Time, so the news would have been on at 10 O'Clock. See more