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Checkmate: The Button Down Break

Guest star Tony Randall plays a positive thinking perfectionist whose sense of logic lands him in the penitentiary for murder in this episode.
Luther Gage (Tony Randall), ambitious for quick success in his business, has his superior murdered. Dr. Carl Hyatt (Sebastian Cabot) of Checkmate, Inc. solves the crime and Gage goes to prison. There he plots revenge against Hyatt, then egotistically sends Hyatt a warning that the bearded Checkmater is about to be done in by Gage.
Worried about Hyatt, his Checkmate partners hire a private detective, Chris Devlin (Jack Betts), to go undercover in prison and learn what Gage's plans are.


Episode Info


Episode number: 2x2
Production Number: TP16215
Airdate: Wednesday October 11th, 1961



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Guest Stars
Olan Soule
As the Window Washer (and snitch)
Recurring
Ina Victor
As Checkmate secretary Vicky
Jack Betts
As Chris Devlin
Jack Mann
As the Superintendent
John Zaremba
As Doctor Cooper
Leo Penn
As Allen
Tony Randall
As Luther Gage
Warning: Checkmate season 2 episode 2 guide may contain spoilers
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