In 1930 on Chicago's Gold Coast the hottest nightspot around is Goose Gander's "Golden Egg" club. The place doesn't serve alcohol. The main attraction is cornet player Eddie Moon who plays the hottest jazz around. A mobster named Lucky enters and approaches club owner Gander. Lucky wants Gander to start selling Lou Cagan's booze in his place. Gander refuses. Then Lucky and a couple of his buddies shoot up the place. Unfortunately for Lucky, his nickname isn't so apt. He's nabbed by Eliot Ness, Lee Hobson, and Enrico Rossi. It seems as though Lucky has shot up two other independent nightspots besides the Golden Egg...Read the full recap
Joseph Ruskin had previously appeared as Lepke Buchalter in Season Three's Maggie Storm Story.
Kathleen Nolan had previously played Kate McCoy on the ABC sitcom The Real McCoys.
Narrator: (about Gander) His customers didn't object to his limited menu but there were some who did.
Lucky: (to Gander) You play your music and we'll play ours.
Ness: Hear about the Golden Egg, Lucky? It got scrambled.
Lepke: In our business we control the supply and demand.
Gander: (to Eddie) Nobody's hirin' one-armed piano players these days.
Robert Duvall gives us a glimpse of his future greatness as an actor with his performance in this episode. We also see sweet little Kathy Nolan, fresh from The Real McCoys, cast against type as a gangster's moll.