It will take a Miracle at Santa Marta for Curry to escape a firing squad after a wealthy visitor to a Mexican resort town's murdered. Heyes discovers a case of identity theft, in which 2 women claim to be the same socialite, but how, or why this is relevant to the murder, as well as who can save Curry from death takes some time.
Did You Know?
During the spring of 1972, a group of Mexican-American protestors began a protest against casting people who were not of Mexican ancestry as Mexicans. One of their targets; the (Greek) actor who plays Alcalde in this episode. When they learnt the character would return in "The Clementine Ingredient" (s03e04), they insisted a Mexican-American take over the role. Producer Roy Huggins
and Universal Television attempted to talk the protestors out of their uncompromising stance, then recast the role (paying the Greek actor a guest-star salary as a severance check). See more