As the partners walk along the street, Doreau is skeptical of Hammer's theory that criminal activity is genetic and the babies of criminals should be thrown in jail. Hammer spots a robber hitting a convenience store and Hammer smashes through the door and disarms the crook. As they call in the crime, Hammer tests his theory by asking what the criminal's father did. When the man admits his father is a Presidential press secretary, Hammer admits he never had a chance. Back at the station, Doreau announces that someone was arrested for breaking into the Wentworth manor: Hammer's brother. Hammer says he doesn't have a brother but the man, Myles, is in Trunk's office. Hammer goes in to find Trunk chuckling at Myles' stories. Hammer grabs Myles but Doreau says that the records, provided by Officer Bellman, confirm Myles is his brother. He grew up in an orphanage after his parents abandoned him. A charmed Trunk and Doreau vie to let Myles use their phones for his one phone call but Hammer isn't buying it. Doreau points out that Myles invalidates Hammer's genetic criminal theory...Read the full recap
Doreau: Hammer, I cannot believe what you're saying. Incarcerate potential criminals at birth? What are you going to do, throw them in a baby prison?
Hammer: If they resist arrest.
Hammer: I'll tell you what, I'll prove my point here. I'll show you that the Sledge Hammer "scum begets scum" theory is scientific fact.
Doreau: Hammer, that's absolutely unnecessary.
Hammer: So is saying that.
Doreau: Hammer, you're not going to believe this. A man was just booked for breaking into the Wentworth mansion.
Hammer: So what?
Doreau: Well, I thought this would be of particular interest to you.
Hammer: Why, did someone get killed?
Hammer: Well, then don't tease me, Doreau.
Hammer: Well, if you're supposed to be my brother, how come my parents never talk about you?
Trunk: Probably in fear of his safety, Hammer.
Myles: Mother and Father gave me up at birth. They had what is known as... a shotgun wedding.
Hammer: Oh, a shotgun wedding. Boy that sounds romantic.
Hammer: I've never lived with another human being in my entire life.
Doreau: You were married.
Hammer: That's what I mean.
Myles: We must have something in common. Do you like chess?
Hammer: No. I prefer games of true mental agility and stamina. Like sculling.
Myles: Okay, you like canoeing. Great.
Hammer: No. Bashing skulls.
Doreau: You know, it's so odd. Two brothers, same genes. One of them goes so wrong.
Myles: Well, I guess I'm just a victim of circumstances.
Doreau: I was referring to Sledge.
Doreau: Captain, Myles really isn't Hammer's brother. It was all a ruse. He's really an unemployed thespian.
Hammer: Yeah, and he's an actor too.
Trunk: I wonder where he got all this ammunition.
Hammer: He must have picked the lock on my hope chest.
Hammer: By the way, where are the Wentworths?
Mayjoy: Only the maid was home. The Wentworths are at a Republican caucus meeting.
Mayjoy: At the Liar's Club.
Hammer: You know what burns me up the worst, brother dearest?
Myles: That I borrowed your suit?
Hammer: Well, that too. But worse than that, you tried to play on my emotions. What few I have.