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Naked City: A Kettle of Precious Fish

Seven businessmen decide to hold an important conference while on a fishing trip. Bad decision because a group of hoods board their boat, hold them hostage, and ask for a sizable ransom.

Episode Info

Episode number: 2x29
Airdate: Wednesday May 31st, 1961

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Guest Stars
Albert Dekker
As Samuel Grafton
David J. Stewart
As Harry Lapen
George L. Smith (1)
As Doctor
Gerald Hiken
As Doc Fraley
Jamie E. Smith
As Babe Manning
William Cottrell
As Lab Technician
William Daniels
As Herbert
Woodrow Parfrey
As George Butterwick
Anna Minot
As Mrs. Bexley
Anthony Dawson
As Mike Grundy
Carl Frank
As John Forks
George Mitchell
As Al Spangler
James Luisi
As Mark Andrews
Joanna Roos
As Mrs. Peavey
Russell Collins
As Joseph Peavey
Main Cast
Horace McMahon
As Lt. Mike Parker
Paul Burke (1)
As Det. Adam Flint
Harry Bellaver
As Patrolman/Sgt. Frank Arcaro
Lawrence Dobkin
voiced Narrator
Episode Notes
Albert Dekker would return in Bridge Party.

Gerald Hiken would return in The Hot Minerva.

William Daniels, who plays one of the kidnap victims, would later star in St. Elsewhere and Boy Meets World. He would return in Idylls of a Running Back.

Episode Quotes
Fraley: Numbers are beautiful. Big numbers.

Grafton: Coffee with rum in it ain't any good for your health. You gotta be my age before you get any good out of it.

Grafton: (to Lapen) You're a real organizer, aren't you?

Arcaro: Somedays it doesn't pay to get outta bed.
Flint: Smile anyway. You know what they say about that silver lining.

Fraley: Airplanes always make me feel naked.

Other Episode Crew

CreatorStirling Silliphant
Executive ProducerHerbert B. Leonard
MusicBilly May
Creative ConsultantStirling Silliphant
Warning: Naked City season 2 episode 29 guide may contain spoilers
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