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Have You Seen Your Mother, Baby, Standing in the Shadows? 

Sam discovers that his mother in 1973 owes money to a gangster who has a very cozy relationship with the precinct. But Sam is the only person who isn't willing to take the payoffs and look the other way.

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Storyline

Sam busts a guy for accosting his mother, only to find out he's a loan shark and she's into him for a thousand dollars. When his mother doesn't want to prosecute, she, unknowingly, leads Sam down a road that puts him on the outs with Annie. Written by Moviedude1

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boy | abuse | beating | bet | bribery | See All (8) »

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Crime | Drama | Mystery | Sci-Fi

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30 October 2008 (USA)  »

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Trivia

The song Sam dances to with Annie in the bar, right after meeting singer Jim Croce, is T. Rex's "Bang a Gong (Get it On)". In the original UK show's equivalent of this episode, the singer Sam runs into is T. Rex lead singer Marc Bolan, whom he advises to drive safely - especially around Minis. See more »

Goofs

As Sam and Gene are talking near the East River a Verizon logo sign is seen behind them. The corporation did not start it's roots until 1983. See more »

Connections

References The Dating Game (1965) See more »

Soundtracks

Long Cool Woman In A Black Dress
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Written by Allan Clarke, Roger Cook and Roger Greenaway
Arranged and Conducted by John Scott (as Johnny Scott)
Produced by Ron Richman and The Hollies
Performed by The Hollies
Courtesy of EMI
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