In the last of the 90-minute Sunday Mystery Movie episodes (this was aired in the Friday time slot), a crook frantically steals the bones of a long-dead football player from a construction site. But he misses a femur, and it was hit by a pistol slug. The next day, the thigh bone is discovered and turned over to Quincy and a group of medical students. Quincy uses analysis to get a complete portrait of the victim. Written by
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Quincy expresses surprise that the "War Dept." never notified Charlie Sr of Charlie Jr's supposed death in Vietnam. The War Dept per se ceased to exist in 1947 and was replaced by the National Military Establishment, now known as the Dept of Defense. See more
In the compressed, 44 minute syndicated version, Tina Andrews is credited but does not appear. See more