The Detectives (1959)/The Bait

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The Bait
Season 1, Episode 6
Airdate November 20, 1959
Production Number 2836
Writer(s) Leonard Freeman
Director(s) Don Medford
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The Bait is the sixth episode of the first season of The Detectives (1959), and the sixth episode overall.

Guest Stars: Jay Adler (Chickie Meyers), Alan Napier (Bishop), Phil Arnold (Sam), George Cisar (Mac), Charles Horvath (Karl), Steve Conte (Nick)


Plot Overview

When a small time crook stumbles across a large cache of high quality drugs, he inadvertently crosses the "Baron", head of the city's biggest drug dealing organization. But the Detectives give the crook a choice - either function as bait in a trap the Detectives have set up to finally catch the Baron, or be booked for possession of a major shipment of top quality narcotics. And so a small time crook finds himself in the middle of a dangerous cat and mouse game that can easily cost him more than just a few years behind bars - it can cost him his life...