Jessica visits her niece Carrie Palmer's husband Leonard Palmer, who actually forgot his own anniversary date, being an obsessively comets-devoted astronomy researcher at the Astro-Physics Institute where director Russell Armstrong and high-profile, high-maintenance careerist scientist Dr. Thor Lundquist insist they attend the reception they hold to land a Defense contract Leonard disapproves of. That night Leonard is seen rushing out without signing out or closing up his computer-programmed telescope, which is manually pointed at a 30 miles away vacation house owned by Armstrong, focused at the corps in it of Drake Eaton, the shot 'close employee' of influential arms press diva Madeline DeHaven. The house was lend to Leonard's daughter Carrie Palmer, who admits she had an affair with Drake. Jessica accepts to ghostwrite a book for investigating police sergeant Kettler to get access to all data, while Leonard is fired to avoid image damage. Conflicting statements from Leonard and ... Written by
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This is the second appearance of Karen Grassle of Little House on the Prairie fame. She first was cast in season 3 episode 14- Murder in a Minor Key - a stand alone episode referred to as a Bookend Episode. See more