The Wild Wild West: Season 4, Episode 5

The Night of the Gruesome Games (25 Oct. 1968)

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Racing the clock to recover a stolen vial of deadly germs, Jim and Artie stumble upon a party hosted by an eccentric millionaire who delights in playing lethal parlor games.

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Rufus Krause
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Lola Cortez
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Dr. Theobald Raker
Helen Page Camp ...
Charity Witherly
Ken Drake ...
General Crocker
Lee Kolima ...
No-Fun
Jacquelyn Hyde ...
Marquesa Bellini
Reggie Nalder ...
Count Zendar
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Town Doctor
Gregg Palmer ...
Bartender
Astrid Warner ...
Gilda Novak
Ludmila ...
The Ballerina
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Vidoq
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Racing the clock to recover a stolen vial of deadly germs, Jim and Artie stumble upon a party hosted by an eccentric millionaire who delights in playing lethal parlor games.

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The character Lola Cortez, introduced as a dancer and actress, may be a reference to Lola Montez (1821-1861), a dancer who was notorious for her connection to famous men of her era, including Franz Liszt and King Ludwig I of Bavaria, from whom she received the title Countess of Landsfeld. Her last years were spent in New York. See more »

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(at around 9 mins) In the shot of Dr. Raker, a jet can be seen in blue sky upper right above Dr. Raker. See more »

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Wild and Wilder
1 May 2008 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

You have to love any television show that has the good sense to cast Sherry Jackson in it.

Fan favourite for being in so many genre shows on television she shines in this episode as Lola Cortez.

William Schallert, later of Hardy Boys fame plays the rotten old games master and as these supposed rich people all wander around in a room playing games and vying for gifts the boys have to find an explosive which will explode in a number of hours.

It really doesn't make any sense but the colors to the show are vibrant and everybody looks like they're having a great time making it.

Enjoyable.


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