On the run, a con artist chances upon her ex-husband and former partner, now working as a TV producer, and soon gets his consumer affairs show involved in a plea for help from a private mental hospital.



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Episode credited cast:
Riley / John Reid
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Detective #one
Camilo Pavon
Nigel Howard


Con artist Dinah arrives in Santa Ana, CA with her latest mark, a Colombian drug dealer, hot on her trail. She is surprised to find her ex-husband and former partner-in-crime Riley, who's done the unthinkable: he's gone straight, working as television producer John Reid on a local consumer affairs show. Masquerading as reporter Jennie Jerome, she unwillingly gets him involved in a plea for help from an heiress unjustly confined to a private mental hospital while trying to elude her own pursuers. Written by Mark Limvere-Robinson

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Comedy | Drama




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8 January 1987 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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[Riley a.k.a. John Reid gets into his car and is about to start the engine when Jennie pops up from the back seat, startling him]
Dinah: Well, if it isn't honest John Reid!
Riley: Dammit, Dinah.
[gets out of car, and opens back door for Dinah]
Dinah: [climbing out of car] What's the matter, don't you check your back seats anymore?
Riley: No. I don't have to check the back seats anymore, or sleep with six passports underneath my pillow, or change my name every other Tuesday! Now, I ask you one more time, WHY are you ...
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