Steve and Rudy go to check up on scientist, Cheryl Osborne, who was performing research on chimpanzees but who has ceased communications. When they arrive they find something has destroyed the lab, and Rudy is bitten by a rampaging chimpanzee. Rudy begins to turn psychotic and Steve must both stop him and find Osborne before it's too late.
Did You Know?
The glamour magazine photos that Steve and Oscar are looking at in the final minute of the episode are images of none other than Farrah Fawcett-Majors, Steve's beloved wife at the time, and guest star in several of the SMDM episodes. This was her final appearance in the series, so this cameo inclusion was a sort of "final hurrah" in honor of her participation. See more
Cheryl uses a large reel-to-reel tape recorder to verbally document the unexpected negative effects of her drugs, yet later, Rudy listens to Cheryl's words on a small portable cassette recorder. See more