Wannabee writer, Jay Shaw arrives in NYC, going to become published. He decides if he's going to write fiction about juvenile delinquent gangs, he'd best learn what they're really like. Using the alias, he transforms himself into Phil Beldone. and moves into a flat I'm a rough section of Brooklyn and seeks to join the Barons, a violenll gang led by Tiger. During his gang initiation, he gains Tiger's trust and respect and begins a relationship with one of the gang's "debs". He also makes an enemy of the gang's second-in-command, and risks exposure of his true identity.
Did You Know?
This is the only episode of the series not to feature a humorous outro from Hitchcock. He said that the problem of youth gangs should be taken seriously, and thusly, he doesn't do a silly concluding scene, although his opening is humorous. See more