Mannix is about to leave his office to meet a client one night when he receives a telephone call suggesting that he spend the night at home instead. As he exits his office, a shot is fired at him. Mannix manages to meet the client anyway, a secretive executive who claims that a blackmailer is threatening to reveal embarrassing information about his wife. But as the case grows more involved, Mannix' client suddenly denies having hired him, or even knowing who he is.
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When Mannix tries to open the gate near the conclusion of the episode, he frantically pushes a bunch of buttons to no avail. But when the police arrive a few seconds later, he has no trouble entering the proper code. See more