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Title:
The Mortgage
Plot:
When he is featured in the local broadsheet and lauded as a good Samaritan, a sleeper agent is troubled by the thought that he may be called to duty; thereby disrupting his quiet life.
Episode:
0373
Air Dates:
First Run - November 3, 1975
Repeat - April 3, 1976
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5 Responses to Episode 0373


This program begins with some confusion for me. The teaser at the beginning of the program is not what happens in the story. It begins with some dialog between a man and his brother and one shoots the other one. Although it is the right characters, this is not present in the show, and not what actually happens. So, I am confused about that. If this was a dream or something I am not sure. If you figure it out, please send me a message. This is a very good program. It is well-written and the acting is superb. Marvin Cooper is a civic-minded person. He and his wife live in New York City and he is involved in local projects and assists those in need. Yet, he doesn't want any kind of attention for doing so. When he gets some attention, worlds collide.

A man's normal life may be turned upside down when his "good samaritan" actions end up getting his picture published in the newspaper. Fearful that someone out of his past will see the photo and expose his doublelife, he must decide which identity is real: the one he is living now, or the one he left behind years ago in a foreign country. This is a well-developed thriller with several good twists. Genre: Thriller

A middle-aged college professor is actually a sleeper spy. when his picture appears in the paper for doing a good deed, he worries that he might be activated, disrupting the life he loves.

I found this episode a little hard to follow - with a few similar characters the listener need to be attentive. A husband who is known for his bravery and service to the greater good of society is adamant about no publicity. When his picture appears in the paper he receives a call from his long lost and carefully hidden past. A vestige of the Cold war era.

This is one of a few episodes that have the commercial with the following exchange - "I want that sinus medicine.." "headache tablets?" "no the sinus medicine..." Didn't he hear her the first time?

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