Jessica visits Denver for a TV book review program at KBLR, where her friend, Steve Honig, produces arrogant Kenneth Chambers' program "The Bottom Line", which exposes faulty products, or when he has his way, picks his victim and even doctors the story unethically, while grossly abusing all staff. Janitor Bert Tanaka finds Chambers shot twice in his office chair shortly after he unjustly fired production assistant Ryan Monroe. DPD Lieutenant Lou Flannigan, who was Chambers's unofficial police consultant, lets Jessica observe. The murder weapon is found in Steve's car. Jessica considers motives from ambition among station staff, as many get a better job and Kenneth was considering leaving everyone behind for a bigger one, and toy producer Joe Rinaldi, against whom Kenneth prepared a show, the tapes of which seem missing but are found in his safe with cash and other evidence he used to extort Rinaldi and others potential show targets, but is puzzled by Chambers' chair facing the broken ...
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Denver Police Lt. Flannigan makes mention of the news catch-phrase "Film at 11". Denver is on Mountain Time, so he should have said "Film at 10". See more
And down goes another of our valiant men in blue. A victim, a victim of misplaced faith. Thank God that this was not a real tragedy, but, rather, a graphic demonstration of self-serving exaggeration, and yes, even fraud, and a courtesy of the Acme Bulletproof Vest Company, who claim that their product can withstand a .45 caliber slug. Well, Clare, let's show our viewers the tragic results of this impartial test. Had this flimsy protection been worn by one of Denver's finest, that ...
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