Stu's Monday starts maddeningly. His op's blackmailing a philandering client, so Stu chucks him out onto the Strip, frightening off a voluptuous, potential client waiting in the lobby. Stu Bailey dashes after the steamy blonde, who refuses to divulge her name - despite their plunging into a whirlwind romance. The operative turns up dead in Stu's office, but Stu was trysting with the mystery woman at the time. When she goes missing, the heat hunt Stu for his op's murder, Stu tracks his alibi.
Did You Know?
This was the first "regular," 60-minute episode and was the first appearance of Roger Smith
as Jeff Spencer. It also introduced the character of Kookie, played by Edd Byrnes
(who portrayed a villain in the pilot), and was the first use of Dino's Lodge as a setting. See more
The Hillside Lanai Apartments, which occasionally figured in the series, is described as being at the intersection of Fountain and La Cienega--less than a mile from 77 Sunset Strip, not across the alley as implied in this episode. See more
Suzanne's last name is misspelled as "Fabry" (instead of "Fabray") in the end credits. See more
It Had To Be You
Music by Isham Jones
[Heard while Stu and Ann are necking in the car and resumes when he drops her off] See more