Eric Pollard is a successful businessman who has been behaving quite strangely lately. His marriage has started to break down after discovering that his wife is having an affair plus she is begging him for a divorce. He's prone to seizures where he loses consciousness and he begins to forget things that he only recently did or said. In one bizarre incident, he jumps into a taxi and orders the driver to take him to a bank, also announcing that he intends on robbing it. He's eventually convicted but accuses the probation supervisor Roy Galen, who is actually quite sympathetic to his case, of being the man having the affair with his wife. During his probation period his wife is forced to take over the approval of his business affairs at the investment firm where he is a junior partner. With an irate Pollard waiting to see him, Galen gets a call from Sybill Pollard while she is being assaulted. He rushes to the house only to find her dead and then he is knocked out from behind. He is then... Written by
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I'm sorry I didn't wait breakfast for you. I have an appointment at the office with a client. Um...
Eric, last night...
I'm late, Sibyll. When you signed these property things last night, you missed some. Here. And here. Thank you.