Peggy has an old friend named Eve Chancellor, whose husband Jim started on the police force at the same time as Peggy's late husband. Eve is concerned about her son Cap, who has dropped out of school and spends much of his time away from home without accounting for his activities. When he brings a gun home one day, Eve hires Mannix to find Cap and to learn what he is involved in, hoping to help Cap avoid straying into a life of crime.
Did You Know?
The title of the episode is drawn from the lines, "How sharper than a serpent's tooth it is / To have a thankless child!" The lines are spoken by Lear in William Shakespeare
's "King Lear," act 1, scene 4, lines 288-289. See more
Peggy is giving Eve some coffee and clearly Joe is supposed to open the door to his office but there is a distinct gap before Mike Connors actually opens the door. See more