In June of 1929 a body is dumped into Lake Michigan from a Chicago wharf. Approximately 3 weeks later the body is fished out of the lake. The Bureau of Missing Persons is called in and Lt. Agatha Stewart is on the case. She meets with the coroner at the city morgue and learns that the corpse was male, approximately 50 years old, and had a heart condition. ..Read the full recap
Here we have the most unusual name of the series--Rudy Portuguese. Although there once was a real life Chicago mobster named Jules Portuguese.
Jerry Douglas would later go onto play cosmetics tycoon John Abbott on The Young and the Restless for many years.
Lt. Stewart: Funerals of newspaper reporters are always well-attended.
Rimer: By whom?
Lt. Stewart: A small army of broken-hearted saloon keepers.
Retzik: (to Rudy) You get what drops outta my pocket.
Benson: Aggie, you're all heart.
Lt. Stewart: (about Joe Fuselli) Now there was a man long overdue.
The name of a mob murder victim in this episode, Joe Fuselli, is the same as a character in the pilot episode for The Untouchables.