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CBSRMT Episode Information
Title:
The Spit and Image
Plot:
His luck takes a turn for the better when an ex-football player lands an unusual job-- to be the stand in for an eccentric billionaire.
Episode:
0459
Air Dates:
First Run - March 31, 1976
Repeat - August 15, 1976
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4 Responses to Episode 0459


Good suspense story with fine acting.

An out of work football player is hired to serve as a body double for a reclusive billionaire.

A writer works harder at building his image than he does on his writing. He will use anything, and anyone to meet his objectives. His long-time friend/agent/admirer stands by him despite the increasing vanity and hubris displayed be the author.

An out-of-work third string football player is tired of relying on the charity of a friend and responds to an intriguing ad for which he is ideally suited. The qualifications required identify no skills or abilities, but only a particular appearance. Attending the interview the beautiful woman says he is perfect for the job and then introduces her to his new boss and his associate, a massive hulk of a man with a prosthetic hook in place of one hand.

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