The Wild Wild West (1965–1969)
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The Night of Sudden Death 

Black clad men clamber over each other and up the wall to a high window, entering the United States Mint at Carson City. They plant a bomb and leave without taking any of the money. Jim ... See full summary »


William Witney


Oliver Crawford, Michael Garrison (creator)




Episode complete credited cast:
Robert Conrad ... Jim West
Ross Martin ... Artemus Gordon
Robert Loggia ... Warren Trevor
Antoinette Bower ... Janet Coburn
Sandy Kenyon ... Hugo
Julie Payne ... Corinne Foxx
Joel Fluellen Joel Fluellen ... Chief Vonoma
Harlan Warde ... Foxx
Elisa Ingram Elisa Ingram ... Cosette


Black clad men clamber over each other and up the wall to a high window, entering the United States Mint at Carson City. They plant a bomb and leave without taking any of the money. Jim West and Artemus Gordon must learn why they broken in and who masterminded the plot before economic chaos overtakes the United States. Written by CommanderBalok

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In the restaurant, Artemus mentions the smell of Prussic acid. This is an old term for hydrogen cyanide, the well-known poison. This term came about because hydrogen cyanide was first isolated from a dye known as Prussian Blue. See more »


At the end of the episode, Jim and Artemis both leave the tent, and leave the printing plates behind. See more »


[last lines]
[Artemus taking a bobbypin from Janet's hair]
Artemus Gordon: If I may, please. Thank you. Now, then... I ever tell you about the time I was locked in a hotel in New Orleans with nothing but a small field pack and a, uh bowie knife?
[Artemus opens the lock on the cage]
Artemus Gordon: There we are. Thank you.
Janet Coburn: Why didn't you think of this two hours ago?
Artemus Gordon: I did! Shall we dine, ladies?
[Artemus takes one girl each arm and exits the tent]
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A counterfeit money case stays at second plan when enters Antoinette Bower!!
9 August 2020 | by elo-equipamentosSee all my reviews

This series blast with imaginative plots intertwined with gorgeous girls giving us a pleasant time to watch, providing a proper support to our friends Jim & Artemus, in this episode took place at Carson City's US mint where genuine plates were stolen for a probable counterfeit, however after detailed inquiry they reach at Trevor's Wonder Circus, Jim introduces himself normally, hoping when the money will be drained on the market, debriefing Trevor (the Young Robert Loggia) all about, he already met his girl Corrine as poisoner, suddenly appears another girl Janet (Antoinette Bower) sensuous tiger trainer on tight pants, somehow Jim is lured by another girl to a trap on the lake where lurking around a crocodile, (clearly a puppet ) Jim kills the ferocious animal, back he got help of the eye candy Janet who provide dry clothes at your tent, Trevor makes sure that Jim could attends a business meeting with an African Leader Chief Venoma who is willing sell his African country to foreign for a highest bid, something around 50 million dollars, now Jim understanding why the real purpose of the stolen plates, Artemos appears disguised by clown to help Jim to escape, nevertheless didn't work out, they are tied together with Corinne to die at the sun on wet furs which will shrink crushing them, Antoinette Bower steals the show on pristine acting, loaded of irony and veiled sensuality, decked by curly hair!!


First watch: 2020 / How many: 1 / Source: DVD / Rating: 7.5

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8 October 1965 (USA) See more »

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1.33 : 1
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