Special Agents Jim West and Artemus Gordon meet a mysterious woman with a toy chicken who has important information about the dastardly Count Manzeppi. West and Gordon notice the Count, disguised as an organ grinder, outside their window, when a monkey tosses in a smoke bomb. When the smoke clears, the woman is gone but the toy chicken remains. Manzeppi is after the chicken which contains the mystical Philosopher's Stone. The stone will turn anything near it to gold in the light of a full moon. Written by
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At the end Count Manzeppi promises that they would meet again. However, this was Victor Buono
's final appearance on the show. See more
Though the series takes place in the 1870s, Jim West is seen viewing a Mutoscope machine, which was an early form of moving picture format. Mutoscopes weren't introduced until the mid 1890s. See more