77 Sunset Strip (1958–1964)

The Diplomatic Caper 

Dr. Feld is casting the deciding vote at a European conference. Friend Stu is called in to protect his daughter Michelle from consequences and Kookie helps out. But her undercover identity is threatened by Ross who has misguided ideals.


Sidney Salkow


C.L. Moore (as Catherine Kuttner)


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Episode complete credited cast:
Efrem Zimbalist Jr. ... Stuart Bailey
Roger Smith ... Jeff Spencer (credit only)
Edd Byrnes ... Kookie (as Edward Byrnes)
Louis Quinn ... Roscoe
Jacqueline Beer ... Suzanne
Robert Logan ... J.R. Hale (credit only)
John Van Dreelen ... Volta (as John van Dreelen)
Carolyn Craig ... Michelle
Anna Lee ... Lela Franklin
Byron Keith ... Lt. Gilmore
Henry Brandon ... Benin
Oscar Beregi Jr. ... Hugo (as Oscar Beregi)
Amy Douglass Amy Douglass ... Mrs. Gray
Edward Colmans ... Dr. Feld
Chad Everett ... Ross


Stu travels to Geneva to meet with old friend Dr. Emile Feld, a European diplomat. Stu is entrusted to protect Dr. Feld's daughter Michelle, who Dr.Feld fears may be used by his rivals to compromise his vote in an upcoming security bill. Stu returns with Michelle to the US where he, Kookie, and Suzanne guard Michelle. They there meet charming and handsome, Ross Franklin (Chad Everett). Written by Richard Villafana

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Action | Crime | Drama




English | French

Release Date:

26 January 1962 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Crestview 1 ....the phone # given to overseas operator npt 555 See more »


Kookie: I really dig that beat. The flip side swings pretty good too,
Benin: Mr. Kookson would you be kind enough to tell me, what is a flip side?
Kookie: Well I'm sorry well it's uh the groove platter, you sort of...
Benin: Mr. Kookson just what country are you from?
Kookie: You'd be surprised how many people ask me that question.
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I Only Have Eyes for You
Music by Harry Warren
Played by unseen musicians at party
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