A crooked businessman hoping to land a Middle Eastern contract tries to "sweeten the pot" for the honest sheik and his extremely corrupt deputy by feeding women to the sheik's harem -- by kidnapping them. This has a slight resemblance to Lou Shaw's "Columbo" episode "A Case of Immunity" (episode 5.2), which aired a few months earlier.
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Producer Glen A. Larson, after meeting actor John S. Ragin in a restaurant, wrote him into this episode (playing a diplomatic functionary) as a screen test to become "Quincy"'s Dr. Robert Asten. See more
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