Chicago. 1933. Danceland has a sign that says "30 girls, open until 2 a.m." Hoofer Ellie Haskell says goodbye to her boss, Marty Pulaski, and walks outside the joint only to be gunned down by a rooftop sniper. The sniper happens to be Herbie Pulaski, Marty's mentally disturbed younger brother. Lt. Roy Gunther of the Chicago PD is immediately on the case. Marty says Ellie was a nice girl and says he has no idea who would want to kill her. But that's only what he tells the police. In reality, Marty thinks that competitor Vince Bogan is responsible for the killing. He calls up his rival on the phone and threatens to bump him off...Read the full recap
This was the final episode of the series to be filmed.
One thing different about Theodore Marcuse's appearance in this episode from previous ones is that his head isn't shaved completely bald. He has some hair on his temples.
Marty:Jake, you're asking the impossible.
Szabo: But asking.
Marty: (about Ellie Haskell) She was a nice girl.
Gunther: Let's not get carried away. She danced for dimes.
Marty: (to Cully) I pay you to run this place. You have your headaches on your own time.
Marty: You better talk to your tailor.
Bogan: About what?
Marty: About a bulletproof suit.
Marty: (to Cully) You do the worrying. I'll do the shooting.
In this episode, the final one filmed, we get to see one of the major flaws of the show's final season--lack of screen time for the Untouchables themselves. Robert Stack only has approximately a minute and a half of screen time and Paul Picerni only slightly more. One gets a feeling that the script for this one was written for another cop show and adapted rather poorly to fit The Untouchables.