A woman dies, her neck broken. Police locate an obvious suspect but Quincy remains skeptical. Assistant Controller Marcus hangs himself but his perimortem injuries only further convince Quincy that all is not as it appears. What he cannot understand is why City Hall seems so uninterested in finding this particular murderer... Written by
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In the syndicated version, the episode was cut down from 90 minutes (when it originally aired under the NBC Sunday Mystery Movie umbrella) to 60 minutes. In addition, the familiar Quincy opening credit sequence replaced the network-commissioned NBC Mystery Movie opening credits and theme music by Henry Mancini
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When the patient heart stops the nurse orders an injection. A nurse wouldn't be allowed to do this. See more
[addressing a group of police recruits
Dr. R. Quincy, M.E.
Gentlemen, you are about to enter the most important and fascinating sphere of police work: the world of forensic medicine, where untold victims of many homicides will reach back from the grave and point back a finger accusingly at their assailant.