Financier John Taney is at home in his study when Jim and Artie barge in. As the clock starts to strike one, the agents tell him to order everyone out of the house. Taney refuses and draws a derringer on them, but hesitates when the teacup on his desk starts to rattle. Artie tells him that it’s a special kind of earthquake as the room begins to shake. Windows shatter and the chandelier begins to fall. Jim and Artie go to the window and see a giant tuning fork on a wagon across the street. Jim goes after it while Artie gets Taney out. Thugs jump Jim as he approaches the wagon and he knocks them out, but the person manning the wagon directs the tuning fork at Jim, causing him to pass out from the pain...Read the full recap
Ross Martin injured his leg during the shooting gallery scene. A stand-in actor filled in as Artie disguised as the gas meter man. Martin's injury was carefully concealed during subsequent episodes until he recovered.
Jim faces three of Singleton's thugs.
An arcade repairman watches Jim.
Artie disguised as a gas inspector.
John Taney: What the devil...?
Artemus: No, sir. Secret Service.
Artemus: You know, you gentlemen are all like the young lady from Niger who smiled as she rode on a tiger.
Asa Dempster: What kind of nonsense is that?
Artemus: They returned from the ride with the lady inside, and a smile on the face of the tiger. Have a pleasant ride, gentleman.