A swashbuckling sea captain and his wife involve Caine in a macabre plot to return him to China and certain death.
Did You Know?
This episode reunites William Shatner
and France Nuyen
, 16 years after they co-starred on Broadway in "The World of Suzie Wong" (neither was cast in the film version), and six years after their memorable Star Trek episode "Elaan of Troyius". It also inspired Shatner's short-lived 19th Century TV series Barbary Coast
(1975). See more
When Pan Chao throws his hatchet at the crow and Caine catches it, the blade is bright silver and the handle light brown. When Caine then throws the hatchet to the floor, the blade is black and the handle dark brown. See more
Capt. Brandywine Gage
[Discribing one of his men
He can peel a potato at twenty yards just by hating it.