In the summer of 1932, thanks largely to the efforts of Eliot Ness and the Untouchables, the flow of illegal drugs into Chicago from foreign sources has been stemmed. But the ever resourceful underworld has been using new ways to get their hands on narcotics such as robbing drug stores, doctors offices, and wholesale drug houses. ..Read the full recap
According to the production codes, this was the first episode of Season Two to be filmed.
The character of Loren Hall is loosely based on show narrator Walter Winchell.
John McIntire would later star in Wagon Train and The Virginian.
Location: Chicago, Michigan
Bardo (after taking a shot of insulin): Now I may live forever.
Ness: (to Hall) Is it your habit to protect killers?
Ness: Crime, Mr. Hall, can never become major without the help of people like you.
Hall: I'm the man in the middle. I get warnings from both sides.
Frankie: (about Dr. Hallett) You think he'll talk?
Bardo: Make sure he doesn't.