In the summer of 1933 a new crime wave hits Chicago. Outraged citizens demand action and they get it in the form of a new crime commissioner. Distinguished attorney Willard Thornton is appointed to the post. Eliot Ness, present at Thornton's appointment, does not appear pleased at this event...Read the full recap
Future Archie Bunker Carroll O'Connor would return in Season Four's Bird in the Hand.
Mary Fickett is best known for her role as Ruth Martin on the long running ABC daytime drama All My Children.
Locations: Chicago, Five Points IL
Hobson: (about Loomis) I know he's a small fish but are you gonna just throw him back?
Ness: How else can the big fish find him?
Lubin: You have to go clear through to Springfield?
Thornton: I'm afraid so. I'm having dinner with the governor.
Ness: Well, Country Boy Parrish.
Parrish: You got a nerve bustin' in here. Can't a man read his paper?
Ness: If that's all he's doing.
Parrish: You better get yourself a glass of water, Mr. Ness. You sound like you're losin' your voice.
Ness: Don't make book on it.
Parrish: All right, it's your throat.
Ness: It's your neck. I'm gonna put a rope around it.
Ness: (to Parrish) You'd better sleep with a couple of blankets. Those cells get drafty.
Ness: I didn't know raccoons made such good pets.
Emmy: They don't.
Parrish: (to Emmy) You don't lock me up like some lousy raccoon!