While Mike is at an airport in a small town, a man tries to kill him. However, when he reports the incident to the local police, they dismiss it as a publicity stunt.





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Episode cast overview:
Lawrence Dobkin ...
James Angelo
Bek Nelson ...
Nurse Purdy
Harlan Warde ...
John Butler
James Parnell ...
The Killer
Dr. Ben Todd


While Mike is at an airport in a small town, a man tries to kill him. However, when he reports the incident to the local police, they dismiss it as a publicity stunt.

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Crime | Drama




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19 October 1959 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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31 December 2010 | by (Brooklyn NY USA) – See all my reviews

***SPOILERS*** While in the process of going to do a job for C.J Handley Plastic ink. in L.A freelance photographer Mike Kovac, Charles Bronson, had a job, hit-job, done on him as his plane made a 20 minute stop over at the two mule town of Arco Nevada pop.960.

As Kovac steps off the plane he was confronted by this creepy looking stranger, James Parnell, who after making sure who he is blasted away at the startled Kovac emptying his gun out at him! The fact that the guy was wearing extra thick glasses was the reason that Kovac survived the barrage with minor injuries! He, the killer, could't hit the side of the Empire State Building even from less then ten feet away in that beside wearing the thick glasses he couldn't see in front of his nose!

Why would anyone want to ice Mike Kovac and why in a place like an out of the way hick town like Arco Nevada? The startling answer comes later in the show in Arco cigar chomping Police Chief James Angelo, Larry Dobkin, assessment in what happened! It wasn't personal at all in Kovac being set up to get killed but in besmirching the towns spotless reputation as the most crime free place to live and bring a family up in the country!

***SPOILERS*** Kovac himself got the goods on who tried to murder him when the blind as a bat killer tried to ice him a second time while recovering in the hospital. Hiding in a closet Kovac got a photo of him with a hidden camera as the killer blasted away at Kovac's hospital bed not realizing that Kovac had stuffed a couple of pillows and blankets under the covers where he should have been! The guy, the bumbling killer, was either so blind or stupid that he didn't noticed that after again emptying his gun out on his victim there was no blood at all gushing out of the bullet holes that he pot-marked Kovac's bed with!

It didn't take much for the police and Kovac to track the killer down after he made his third and last failed attempt to murder Kovac. The guy ended up getting the hell beat out of him and left for dead by an outraged, how would you feel about a person who tried to kill you on three separate occasions, Kovac! Kovac in fact was able to put the killer away for good even with one hand or arm, being in a sling, tied behind his back!

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