Quincy M.E.: Season 3, Episode 15

Passing (27 Jan. 1978)

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While returning from a coroners convention, Quincy and Sam find a human skull in the desert. They immediately hire a forensic artist to use it to try to identify it. Eventually, they ... See full summary »

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Garry Walberg ...
John S. Ragin ...
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Joseph Roman ...
Zohra Lampert ...
Lynn Peters
Neva Patterson ...
Mrs. Lockwood
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Meg Malloy
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Elizabeth Stack ...
Jody Lockwood
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Sal Jarrett
Frank Maxwell ...
Ross Bricker
Phillip Pine ...
Attorney Thomas Brown
Todd Martin ...
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While returning from a coroners convention, Quincy and Sam find a human skull in the desert. They immediately hire a forensic artist to use it to try to identify it. Eventually, they discover that the skull belonged to a missing labor leader. Soon, his main rival finds out and he and his goons threaten to stop Quincy by hurting the artist as well as Astin. Also, as the investigation goes on, Quincy discovers a hidden secret the man had that may have been the reason for his killing. Written by Brian Washington <Sargebri@att.net>

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An interesting episode.
14 April 2013 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

While Quincy and Sam are out driving in the desert, they notice a bike driven by some thug-type. Why did they notice? Well, the bike had a human skull attached to it! Even though it's not in his jurisdiction, Quincy is driven to figure out WHO this skull belonged to and how it got there. His path eventually brings it to the case of a missing union organizer--one who MIGHT have been killed by the mobster leaders of this organization. But, they wonder, is it REALLY him? After all, the dead man appears to have been a black man--and the missing man was white.

In addition to traditional forensic work you'd expect to see, this one also features a guest who is an expert at facial reconstruction. This aspect of the show makes this one very interesting--and a nice change of pace for the series.


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