Jeff and new Bailey and Spencer investigator Rex Randolph are on assignment in the Latin American island republic of Piñacaro. Its former President, Alonso, was overthrown in a military takeover by the current President, Romero. Before he could escape from the island, Alonso had to leave his seventeen year old daughter, Nina Alonso, behind for medical reasons. Dropped off on the island the hard way and to be picked up in exactly twenty-four hours at the drop off point, Jeff and Rex have what is the supposedly straightforward task of retrieving a now well Nina from the hospital, and bringing her to the mainland to be reunited with her father. In the process of their mission, they learn that Romero, through his army, has ordered all of Alonso's associates, including his family members, be executed. As such, Nina has been moved by Alonso supporters to an unknown location for her safety. While evading Romero's army led by Captain Soto, Jeff and Rex not only have to locate Nina and ...
Did You Know?
This episode introduces Richard Long
as Rex Randolph, a new member of the firm Bailey and Spencer Investigations. Long originally played this character on Bourbon Street Beat
(1959), which was canceled after one season. No explanation is given as to why he moved from New Orleans to Los Angeles. Viewers later learn in 77 Sunset Strip: Upbeat
(1962) that Randolph's partner, Andrew Duggan
, decided to rejoin the New Orleans Police Department. See more
Jeff continually mentions to Rex that his baby blue eyes will give them away as not being natives. It was mentioned in a recent episode that Jeff too has blue eyes. See more
[having trouble trying to mount a donkey
It looks so easy when Bronco Layne does it!
77 Sunset Strip
Written by Mack David
and Jerry Livingston
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