Richard Diamond, Private Detective: Season 1, Episode 1

The Mickey Farmer Case (1 Jul. 1957)

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No good killer Mickey Farmer is on the run. Shot and betrayed by his partner and trapped inside a building by police, Mickey has a dying request. Always loyal to a client, Diamond accepts much to the frustration of Lieutenant McGough.



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Episode credited cast:
Lt. McGough
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Lewis Charles ...
Weasel McHenry
Christopher Dark ...
Mickey Farmer
Sergeant Riker
Vic Perrin ...
Virginia Stefan ...
Sally Gain


Mickey Farmer has just pulled a payroll heist and killed two men. The police have him cornered as Mickey abducts an old lady at gunpoint. He escapes inside a building while holding the old lady hostage. Mickey calls out to police that he wants to talk to Richard Diamond. Against Lieutenant McGough's advice and leaving his gun behind, Diamond accepts to speak to Mickey alone. After promising "no cops", Mickey lets the old lady go. Mickey proceeds to tell Diamond about the heist, how the police were tipped off and how he was betrayed by his partner. Mickey wants Diamond to protect Sally, "a clean nice girl", who he went for in a big way. He wants Diamond to keep Sally from finding out about him and protecting her from his partner. As Mickey lay dying, Diamond promises to take his case. Later when Lieutenant McGough requests the details of their conversation, Diamond offers little information claiming that he was hired by Farmer to do a personal favor. When Diamond arrives at Sally's ... Written by Christopher A. Hilborn

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Action | Crime | Drama




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1 July 1957 (USA)  »

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(RCA Sound Recording)

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1.33 : 1
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