1931. It's shades of Thunder Road in the Chicago countryside. Eliot Ness and the Untouchables are having a high speed chase in pursuit of Jimmy Tarasovich, a 19 year old youth who's running liquor into the city for Sollie Girsch. Unfortunately for Jimmy, it's his last run when his car overturns and bursts into flames. ..Read the full recap
This episode marked the final appearance of Frank Wilcox as United States Attorney Beecher Asbury.
Joseph Turkel had previously played a Purple Gang member in the Season Two episode of that name.
Guest stars Jack Klugman and George Voskovec had previously co-starred together in the classic jury room film 12 Angry Men.
Girsch: You live clean it pays off.
Girsch: I'm not ambitious, Harry. I'm greedy.
Girsch: (about the cake) I'm waitin' for a blonde to jump out and do a bubble dance.
Girsch: I wanna pay for the funeral.
Tarasovich: No, you already did all you can for him.
Girsch: (handing his car keyes to Hobson) You look like an honest fellow.