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The Insiders: Close Shave

Jessica Tierney (Lori Hallier), a popular actress, is being blackmailed by big-time gambler Jack Gorman (Terry Kiser) who has pornographic photos of Jessica taken early in her career. She is forced to date basketball star Ed Stern (Dennis Haysebert) until she threatens to go to the police with information that they are point shaving. However, the following day, a truck runs into her car, killing the driver and injuring Jessica's son, Steve.

Nick Fox decides to investigate Jessica, presumed dead, and can't help falling in love with her. Nick confronts Ed but gets poisoned with strychnine...


Episode Info


Episode number: 1x13
Production Number: 60934
Airdate: Monday June 02nd, 1986

Director: James Sheldon
Writer: Lou Shaw


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Guest Stars
Dennis HaysbertDennis Haysbert
As Ed Stern
Lori HallierLori Hallier
As Jessica Tierney
Terry KiserTerry Kiser
As Jack Gorman
Main Cast
Stoney JacksonStoney Jackson
As James Mackey
Gail StricklandGail Strickland
As Alice West
Episode Notes
The show returned on Mondays at 8:00 p.m.



Warning: The Insiders season 1 episode 13 guide may contain spoilers
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