Michael Raines uses his imagination to "discuss" the case of a murdered young woman with the victim. She was found shot in the back in a parking lot surrounded by cash. Raines soon discovers the woman was a prostitute, but was using her skills to save money to help her mother start a new life. Among the suspects: her possibly abusive father, a private detective she was working with, a man she was possibly having an affair with, (and his wife). Motives might include blackmail, jealousy, greed, or just a random crime.As well as bouncing his ideas off the dead woman, Raines also discusses his ideas with his former partner, who was shot on duty and is no longer with the police force. Written by
Ron Kerrigan <email@example.com>
Did You Know?
Sandy's apartment building is the same one where Philip Marlowe lived in Robert Altman's The Long Goodbye
(1973). See more
In the 18th minute of the pilot, Sandy opens the car door to get in with Raines, which she couldn't do as a figment of his imagination. If the car door was really open, then someone else would have seen it. See more
Maybe I read too many detective books when I was a kid: Chandler, Hammett, Macdonald, all the great California guys of the 40's and 50's. I even tried writing a story once, couldn't get past page one. Too many decisions; where do you find the body? 'Cause all these stories start with a body, right? Do you find it by a pool under a sunset the color of a blood orange, or is night with the twinkling lights of the city? And what about the victim? A movie producer in a sharkskin suit, who we think ...
References Body Heat
Someone To Watch Over Me
Written by George Gershwin
and Ira Gershwin
Performed by Linda Ronstadt See more