The Lawless Years

The Payoff

Season 1, Ep 8, Aired 6/11/59
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  • Episode Description
  • Tony Sappio is an ambitious punk who wants to "spit on" everyone who's done him wrong. He knocks off the boss because he's holding him back; he hates Big Al for stealing his girlfriend. Learning Al's got truckloads of booze coming down from Canada, Tony hijacks the caravan right from under his nose. The girlfriend who's been playing both Al and Tony learns she shouldn't talk so much.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Ruta Lee

    Gloria Fallon

  • Robert Bice

    Big Ed Harper

  • Robert Ball

    Louie

  • Than Wyenn

    Kronman

  • Robert Nash

    Truck Driver

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  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (10)

    • Sappio (about Big Ed): When he spits on me I gotta smile.

    • Big Ed: It ain't my belly that's goin' empty. Sappio: That's right, Big Ed. You're full. You're real full.

    • Big Ed (to Gloria): I hate anything that looks raw.

    • Sappio (to Big Ed): I figure on gettin' so tall I can spit on anyone I don't like.

    • Sappio: Ain't no law against spittin', Mr. Ruditsky, as long as it ain't on the sidewalk.

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    Notes (1)

    • Robert Bice, who plays a gangster in this episode, would later join the other side of the law when he appeared in the recurring role of Captain Jim Johnson on The Untouchables.

    Trivia (1)

    • Goof: When the camera pulls out from a closeup of Big Ed who's lecturing Tony for dumping a bar owner's beer, the top of the set can be seen.

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