Highway Patrol: Season 2, Episode 27

Officer's Wife (Apr. 1957)

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Because of his wife's fears, Patrolman Ed Wylie resigns from the force after fellow officer Jerry March is killed in the line of duty.

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Episode cast overview:
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Larry Thor ...
Ed Wylie
Carol Thurston ...
Patty March
Cecie Zito ...
Linda Wylie
Jack Harris ...
Dave Alden
William Boyett ...
Officer Stan Dixon
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Jimmy Wylie
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Art Gilmore ...
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After Patrolman Jerry March is killed in a gun battle with a murder suspect, Patrolman Ed Wylie reluctantly resigns from the force at the urging of his fearful wife Linda. Ed is a valued officer and Dan is reluctant to lose him, so he offers to let Ed take a leave of absence instead. Dan also gets his friend Dave Alden to give Ed a job as a salesman. It quickly becomes obvious that Ed doesn't have the mindset to be a successful salesman and Dan asks Linda Wylie to meet with him concerning Ed's future plans. When Linda arrives for the meeting, she is amazed to find Patty March (Jerry's widow) working as the Patrol's dispatcher. Dan and Patty convince her of the importance of Ed's work and his happiness, and she encourages Ed to return to the Patrol. Written by Sam Spear

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April 1957 (USA)  »

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In this episode, we learn that Officer Johnson's first name is "Stan". For the first three seasons of this series, Officer Johnson was a semi-regular character played by William Boyett. See more »

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Narrator: The law enforcement officer's tracking down of a criminal presents its own peculiar problems. Sometimes the results are tragic; most of the time they are routine. On April seventh, Patrolman Jerry March spotted a stolen car driven by Frank Cullen, a killer who would kill again if necessary. The Highway Patrol's apprehension of Cullen presented consequences far beyond those usually resulting from the normal pursuit of criminals.
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Interesting and unusual episode

As far as I have gone Inside this very good TV show, this episode is a total drama and not crime flick tale. The story has already been told above. See for yourself, a rather psychological topic, concerning the difficulties for couples to accept the burden of police officers, with their families and so on...

A moral tale, that also emphasize the importance to wives to accept what their husbands are involved with, to protect and serve the public service.

Moral, predictable, but still interesting for this TV show rather focused on crime schemes.

I think I won't be tired of this TV series.


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