Ed tosses the football with Mark during a picnic at Bayview Park when they meet Craig Carlton, a wide-eyed 8-year-old with freckles and a flash camera. Picnicking nearby with his parents, Ted and Sally, who have modern ideas on child rearing, Craig snaps lots of photographs. He is an earnest boy who wants to be a Cub Scout and does not believe in telling lies. While looking for the football, Ed stumbles upon a green Hefty bag, red blanket and dead Caucasian male. Before Ed can blink, Craig snaps a photograph of Ed and the corpse. Ed identifies himself as a police detective and swears his impressionable young "partner" to secrecy, but Craig is agog with fantasies about spies and secret agents. Later, after debrief at HQ, the only fantasy is the dead body. Homicide Sgt. Larry Carr, cannot find a dead body at the park. The Chief relates facts regarding a kidnapping and Ed believes it is tied to the elusive corpse. Ed receives a package w containing a Ken doll wearing a suit and wrapped ...
Did You Know?
The title is from a child's song "When a body sees a body coming through the rye." See more