Fantasy Island

Season 3 Episode 5

The Chain Gang / The Boss

Aired Saturday 10:00 PM Oct 20, 1979 on ABC
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The Chain Gang / The Boss
In 'The Chain Gang' Mike Jenner from Carmel, California is obsessed with finding his father's killer. His father was a diamond courier who disappeared while carrying a million dollars worth of uncut diamonds. The company he worked for believes his father abscounded with the jewels but Jenner believes that Collins robbed and murdered his father. In 'The Boss' switchboard operator Cindy Carter from Chicago, Illinois fantasizes about becoming the boss of a large corporation and uncovers deception and underdealings along the way.moreless

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    Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


    • TRIVIA (3)

      • Jenner and his fiancee Stacy enter The Ship's Anchor bar in search of Collins, a tattoo artist is working on a patron. So after a bar fight erupts between Jenner and Collins.

      • Eddie Collins (Cameron Mitchell) falls into quicksand and is pulled out reluctantly by Mike Jenner (Dennis Cole).

      • Mr. Roarke introduces Miss Cindy Carter a PBX operator from Chicago, Illinois and Mike Jenner and his fiancee Stacy Connors from Carmel, California.

    • QUOTES (1)

      • Tattoo: Good morning Boss, what a beautiful day, what subtle color in the sky, what vibrant green.
        Mr. Roarke: Tattoo what are you talking about and why on earth are you dressed up like that, don't you know we have to meet our guests.
        Tattoo: Why Boss, this is art, painting is really where it's at.
        Mr. Roarke: I see and what has brought about this sudden interest in art, if I may dare ask.
        Tattoo: Well painting really is my artistic soul.
        Mr. Roarke: There wouldn't be any other reason why you have so suddenly become interested in art.
        Tattoo: Like what Boss.
        Mr. Roarke: Like attracting females, no huh.
        Tattoo: Well now that you mention it, some chicks really go for sensitive artistic types.
        Mr. Roarke: Ah Tattoo, whenever you are ready we really should go and meet our guests.

    • NOTES (1)

      • Actors who played the roles of Alex Bray (VP of Advertising), William Front (Personnel) and Ralph Hall (VP of marketing) were not included in the end credits.

    • ALLUSIONS (2)

      • Allusion to the famous Renaissance painter.

        Roarke: And how is Fantasy Island's answer to Michelangelo doing?

      • Allusion to the famous painting not by Raphael but by Titian and Boticelli. Tattoo: I make Raphael's Venus Rising look like a third grade finger painting.
        Roarke: Tattoo are you aware that the painting of Venus Rising is a nude.