In a dark alley two men have another pinned to the ground. One “massages” the victim’s hand painfully while the other asks questions. They want to know who the man works for. One of them has a habit of laughing; when his laughter collapses into wheezing he pulls an inhaler from his pocket to calm his lungs. At first Mark spins a story but soon enough gives them the truth. He is parole officer Mark O’Brien and one of his parolees is Terry Schider. Unknown men approached Schider, a potential star for a new basketball franchise, and demanded he shave points for them. As a parolee Schider faces serious trouble if he does this. When they find O’Brien ’s identification in his shoe the men are convinced and leave him in a heap on the ground...Read the full recap
Jim: So? Just violate him and send him back to the joint! That’s your style, isn’t it?
Martin Eastman: No comment, eh?
Jim: For the moment I think I’ll just listen
Jim: Commissioner Tremayne – this is his house you’re running out of! Why don’t you introduce me?
Mark O’Brien: Don’t have the time right now?!?
Jim: Make time!
Jim: You’ve got some kind of flaky motive. And when the cops figure out what it is they’re gonna wrap you up in foil and stuff you in the cooler!