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Title:
The Aaron Burr Murder Case
Plot:
In a re-enactment of a famous duel between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr. The actor portraying Hamilton is killed by when his partner's gun fires real bullets instead of blanks. The police investigate and soon find that all evidence point towards the real Aaron Burr as the perpetrator of the crime.
Episode:
0180
Air Dates:
First Run - November 28, 1974
Repeat - January 25, 1975
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3 Responses to Episode 0180


During the rehersal of a play where the principle actors are staging a duel, the character playing Aaron Burr drops dead. His stage partner, a vain well known actor, believes that the gentleman died as a tribute to his own fabulously brilliant performance. An investigation begins into the real cause of the shooting.

Very interesting episode. I liked the storyline. A nice "Twilight Zone" theme and twist. The ending left you wondering about the mud on the car and the actor. How much was he really acting in the end.

Although this was an okay episode, I couldn't stay focused on the story line at all and zoned out while listening to it. It just didn't hold my attention very well.

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