Agent James West is protecting a shipment of gold en route to an Arizona town when he sees a flaming light in the sky and hears a loud crash. West and the townspeople discover that a spaceship has landed and they witness three green women, resembling Martians, coming out of the ship. Apparently, the women want to trade the precious gems on their clothing for gold, which will be used as fuel for their spaceship's return trip. Artemus Gordon, posing as an expert jeweler, senses a scam as he examines one of the gems. Written by
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Beginning with this episode, the freeze frames at the end of each act are drawings, not photographs. See more
When Morn is explaining her need for "mildam", she casually hands Ben Victor a sphere of gold which, based on the scale relative to their hands, is somewhere around four inches in diameter. A sphere that size weighs in the vicinity of 27 pounds (troy weight) and could not be handled or passed back and forth that lightly unless it were hollow. See more