Checkmate

Season 2 Episode 22

A Brooding Fixation

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Aired Saturday 8:30 PM Mar 14, 1962 on CBS
7.8
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A Brooding Fixation
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The death of powerful business magnate Arnold Brack from an apparent gun accident, and his widow's and brother's apparent lack of emotion, leaves his grieving son, Daniel, to suspect it was no accident. His father recorded all of his dealings on tape, and Daniel searches for a recording of the moment of his father's death to find out what really happened. Checkmate is hired to aid in the investigation.moreless

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  • Nice ending

    7.5
    The finale of this one elevates it considerably in status. Before that, all of that Hamlet stuff was starting to generate a bit of a headache, and Daniel's ongoing snideries made him anything but a sympathetic character. Anyway, it was good to see Mary Astor again. And, although I was thinking that Frank Overton was miscast at first, by the episode's end he seemed to be just the right actor for the situation. The three series leads had precious little to do again in this one. As I say, it was a nice payoff, but dragged on a bit long (it would've fared better I think as a half-hour show).moreless
Mary Astor

Mary Astor

Esther Brack

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Scott Marlowe

Scott Marlowe

Daniel Brack

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Frank Overton

Frank Overton

Martin Brack

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