Having already reported it to the police who could do nothing, Kookie tells an incredulous Jeff that he is sure he saw someone being abducted, Jeff's incredulity due to there being no reports of anyone missing, and frankly Kookie being Kookie. Jeff further states that kidnapping would indeed be a police matter. Kookie is redeemed when a few days later attorney Blake Catto enters Bailey and Spencer wanting to hire Jeff as the said kidnappee. A $150,000 ransom was paid by Blake's father, former mobster long gone straight Lou Catto, something that he would deny in wanting to deal with the kidnappers, probably old associates or enemies with a grudge, in his own way i.e. with a proverbial bullet through the head. Blake, who reported his kidnapping to the police who could do nothing without Lou's testimony as to the ransom, does not want Jeff to apprehend the kidnappers, but solely find the kidnappers as evidence that he was indeed kidnapped for the police to proceed, all done before Lou ...
Did You Know?
In this episode it is pointed out that Lt. Roy Gilmore and Stuart Bailey were both on the same team in the OSS. See more
Frankie Ortega aggressively plays the piano for one number - but the keys are never depressed. This suggests someone else was actually playing on another piano. See more
77 Sunset Strip
Written by Mack David
and Jerry Livingston
[Series theme song; short version played during opening credits; full vocal version performed during closing credits] See more