In September of 1932, a new power had emerged in Chicago bootlegging circles. Lou "the Rooster" Scalese had helped himself to a generous slice of Al Capone's pie. Ness and the Untouchables decide to try and curb Scalese before he gets too big so they set up a roadblock to intercept one of his liquor convoys coming down from Canada. Unbeknownst to the Untouchables, seven miles up ahead of their roadblock is another one. It's been set up by Phil Corbin, owner of the Club Continental, who's decided to build himself a racketeering organization. ..Read the full recap
Wesley Lau, playing a mobster in this episode, would soon be cast as one of the good guys, Lt. Anderson, on Perry Mason.
Celia Lovsky was once married to actor Peter Lorre in real life.
Corbin: (to Francie) You're cyanide!
Rico: For Scalese that's a big loss.
Ness: Maybe he's insured.
Vito: Lou lost a big shipment tonight. A thousand cases of Scotch. You know what that comes to?
Francie: I don't count past twenty-one.
Corbin: I'm gonna own this town. I'm gonna hang it on my key chain and wear it for laughs.
Ness: Whitey was murdered. Doesn't that mean anything to you?
Francie: Just a couple of extra hours in the day.
Francie: (to Corbin) Grow a couple of inches.