Boston, 1974- a security guard is shot when trying to stop three robbers get away, the very next moment the police arrests them. Present (1990s), schoolboy Jimmy Taylor who works as part-time busboy overhears a man who did 20 years of jail demand Julia Harris to get paid for not having her friend Stanley put away for life. Sheriff Mort Metzger got many reports on a prowler, but all descriptions are contradictory. Dr. Seth Hazlitt remarks local computer store owner Evan Rafferty is particularly grumpy, perhaps because he doesn't want his son Will to start a boating business and thus refuses to cosign; Evan tells Julia Harris his property is not for sale, whatever her company bids; she suggests to Will, who also told her about his dad's past, a Boston bank which might co-finance his project, he gratefully invites her for dinner. Shortly after he examined the mysterious ex-con, Seth is missing, his office ransacked, and there is a blood stain, his type. Based on a robot-photo of the ... Written by
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One of the folders seen in Dr. Seth Hazlett's patient files was headed "D. Sharpless". Don Sharpless
was the sound mixer for this and many other episodes in this series. See more
Opening credits prologue to main story: BOSTON - 1974
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