Mannix is hired to find a shipment of morphine -- "Miss Emma" -- stolen from a pharmaceutical firm. Peggy takes on a more active role than usual in trying to solve the morphine theft. Peggy also finds herself strongly attracted to Floyd Brown, a handsome black man who unsuccessfully tried to stop the morphine thieves, getting himself shot in the process.
Did You Know?
Peggy says she thinks of her six-year-old son Toby as "more like a Senator Brooke," a reference to Edward Brooke
(1919-2015), who in 1966 was the first black man to win a popular election to the United States Senate. Brooke, a Republican from Massachusetts, served two terms in the Senate before being unseated in 1978 by Paul Tsongas
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But baby, it's us against them.
It's not a question of black or white, it's a question of right or wrong.