Two thugs knock over a manufacturing plant and make off with a $200,000 payroll. They know the money is hot and make arrangements with a man named Trudgeon to launder it, passing it through channels and returning $50,000 in clean cash to them. Meanwhile, back at Baretta's apartment, he and Billy are busy making stew when their pimp buddy Rooster turns up -- in a business suit? The reason comes very quickly with a trilled "Oh Quen-tinnn! Where are youuuuu?" Rooster is posing as a legitimate businessman to impress his cousin and her friend, both of whom have come to Los Angeles to work as dance instructors. But the man they work for is Trudgeon the money launderer. Trudgeon now has the $50,000 in legit money, but he's feeling the heat. So he gives the money, wrapped in a bundle, to Rooster's cousin for safekeeping -- and she smuggles it out and keeps it. In the ensuing fight with the thugs, Trudgeon is gunned down and the thugs start hunting for "their" money. Eventually they kidnap one...
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Det. Tony Baretta
Here we go. I got the bag and you got the ball.
Ball? I ain't got no ball. I got the stick and the wrong end of it!