Jessica inherits from uncle Cyrus a holding company, the only asset being the crucial 4% in the Leopards professional American football team which two groups control at 48% each, and executive lawyer Brad Lockwood fails to make her sign proxy powers for it before she checks it out herself. She meets player Zak Farrell, his wife Kathy and adopted mute daughter Jill. Businessman Phil Kreuger is dead-eager to buy Jessica out for one share-holders group and move the franchise to a bigger city, coach Pat Patillo bids against him for the other group which wants to keep the team home. After a party with nearly everyone, Krueger is found drowned in the club's stadium, Zak arrested as he was seen storming in and out around the time of the murder, Jessica rather then police Lt. Clyde Pitts finds out -at peril- who else had motive and opportunity till she can set a trap... Written by
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Takes place in New Mexico, evidenced by the 505 area code on the retirement van at the beginning of the episode and the New Mexico license plate on the hearse. See more
When Jessica turns off the water for her bath she finds a button she's missing on the bottom of the tub. She reaches her left arm into the water to pick it up. Someone is at the door and when Jessica goes to answer it, she dries her right arm with a towel, not her left. See more