In the wake of the St. Valentine's Day Massacre in 1929, a special Federal squad of honest and incorruptible agents is assembled to do battle with the criminal empire of Chicago mobster Al Capone. This special squad was nicknamed "the Untouchables" and headed by Eliot Ness.
Episode number: 1x24 Airdate: Monday April 20th, 1959
This episode was based on the book The Untouchables by Eliot Ness and Oscar Fraley and served as the pilot for the classic 1959-63 ABC crime drama of the same name.
Paul PIcerni and Nicholas Georgiade, seen here as mobsters, would switch sides and join the good guys once The Untouchables got picked up as a weekly series. Georgiade was cast as Agent Enrico Rossi in the premiere episode while Picerni would join up in the show's second season as Agent Lee Hobson.