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Episode 17

Season 1, Ep 17, Aired 1/17/78
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  • Episode Description
  • Jessica is booked into jail and Ingrid gloats at the fact. The Campbells are worried about Burt's obsessive behavior. Elaine introduces Danny to her father. A blackmailer threatens to publish photos of Walter and Eunice. Chester hires al awyer to defend Jessica. Jessica admits that the gun that killed Peter does belong to her.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Billy Crystal

    Jodie Dallas

  • Ted Wass

    Danny Dallas

  • Richard Mulligan

    Burt Campbell

  • Inga Swenson

    Ingrid Svenson

  • Robert Mandan

    Chester Tate

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  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (4)

    • Chester: Why are you posing as a lawyer? Benson: (while visiting Jessica) Cause I couldn't get in to see her as a butler

    • Danny: (about Burt) Ma, yesterday he goes out and buys 200 Bunsen burners. Mary: He needed them for an experiment. Danny: 200? Mary: They were on sale.

    • Benson: (visiting Jessica in jail) I'm with the firm of Honeycutt, Pringle, Kaplan, and Black. I'm Black.

    • Mr. Franklin: The knife that killed Peter Campbell was found in your jewelry box. Do you know how it got there? Jessica: No. How?

    Notes (2)

    • Benson poses as Jessica's lawyer to bring her breakfast.

    • Arthur Peterson (The Major) does not appear in this episode.

    Trivia (1)

    • Series creator and episode writer Susan Harris reprises her minor role as the prostitute who shared a jail cell with Jessica. This was her last appearance in the series.

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