77 Sunset Strip

Season 1 Episode 32

Canine Caper

Aired Friday 9:30 PM May 15, 1959 on ABC
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Canine Caper
Jeff Spencer becomes involved when stolen rubies are hidden in the collar of a wayward poodle belonging to a French starlet being pursued by Kookie.

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  • Jeff Spencer take a job investigating an international jewel robbery that originated from Amsterdam.

    Jeff Spencer,Stuart Bailey's partner,is

    contacted by a man named Van Der Laan in

    Amsterdam after the man was robbed of valuable

    rubies that once belonged to the Shah of Iran.

    He can recover a huge reward.He then contacts

    a jeweler of prominence,Marie LaShelle,to see

    if the rubies were of value to anyone in the

    United States.Over lunch they talk.As they have

    lunch,a car carrying a prominent actress that

    Kookie is smitten by,Charmaine Chalet,arrives at

    Dino's.Kookie is used in a few portraits,but

    then Kookie explains that her poodle cannot be

    taken in the restaurant.Her agent,Rolf Berne,

    takes exception,but rules are rules.The dog is

    put in a kennel,but an English terrier lets the

    poodle out and Kookie is really in a predicament.

    Rolf nearly hits Kookie.Kookie goes to look for

    the poodle.Back in the restaurant,Jeff notices

    a book of matches from Amsterdam.He asks Charmaine's producer if Rolf is an American.

    He's not sure.Jeff has Roscoe investigate Rolf.

    Meanwhile,Kookie finds the poodle,but Suzanne

    notices rough characters who were also looking for

    the poodle and tells Jeff.The clasp of the

    poodle's collar breaks and Suzanne keeps it while

    Kookie takes the dog to Charmaine.Rolf is

    displeased that the collar is missing.Suzanne,

    while putting candy in a candy bowl,discovers

    that there's a zipper on the inside of the collar.

    When she unzips it,there are the rubies.She tells

    Kookie and Charmaine about it.Meanwhile,Jeff

    finds out who the two thugs were who had been

    following Kookie from Roscoe,and that Rolf Berne

    is a jewel thief,and that Marie LaShelle is

    behind it all.The thugs capture Suzanne and

    Charmaine,but Kookie and Jeff meet and both

    capture the thugs.They then capture Rolf and


    Good episode.moreless
  • Jeff Spencer and Kookie is investigate a jewel robbery that occurred in Amsterdam and finds that a female jeweler in Los Angeles is involved.

    True to form,another good episode of 77 Sunset


    Jeff Spencer investigates a Dutch jewel

    robbery in Amsterdam,and decides to ask Marie

    Lashelle,a dealer in foreign jewels,about the

    method of such a robber in possibly smuggling

    jewels into the United States.While this is

    occurring,Kookie gets to meet his idol,

    Charmaine Chalet.They discover that in her

    poodle's collar are the rubies that were

    stolen.After a hard time with hoods,Jeff and

    Kookie catch the hoods and discover that

    Lashelle was behind the robbery in Amsterdam.moreless
Roxane Berard

Roxane Berard

Charmaine Chalet

Guest Star

Roland Varno

Roland Varno

Rolfe Berne

Guest Star

Mark Roberts (I)

Mark Roberts (I)

Harry Orrwitt

Guest Star

Jacqueline Beer

Jacqueline Beer


Recurring Role

Louis Quinn

Louis Quinn


Recurring Role

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