As a surprise birthday party begins for Britt, a gift gun given as a present to the publisher apparently fires by itself. The shot kills Eddie Rech, and the police arrest Britt for the murder.
After another death, Simon Neal, publisher/owner of the Daily Express, by the phony Green Hornet, part 2 begins with Britt Reid bringing on-board Daily Express' previous employee, Dan Scully, to help investigate Simon's termination. After finding out from Sabrina Bradley, Managing Editor of the Daily Express, that a copy Black Beauty was produced for the Press Club's Masquerade Ball, the real Green Hornet sets a trap with her help.moreless
As a carbon copy of the Green Hornet's Black Beauty attacks a Daily Sentinel delivery truck and terminates it's driver right in front of Britt Reid -- and Mike Axford has an explosive visit from a Green Hornet impostor, leads the real Hornet on a cat and mouse chase of his shadow car disrupting Sentinel deliveries.moreless
An arsonist wreaks havoc setting fire to buildings at the stroke of midnight. The Green Hornet and the District Attorney work behind the scenes to aid the Commissioner to put a stop to this hot situation. Meanwhile, the arsonist's gang kidnaps reporter Mike Axford.
Part two picks up with a Green Hornet visit and proposition for Peter Eden, owner of the Vale of Eden. After Peter uses Vanessa Vane to double-cross the Hornet, the Hornet re-visits Peter and uses his own dream machine on the crook to foil the last crime for the evening.
It seems that wealthy and prominent members of the community have been executing crimes and then forgetting that they ever happened. Eventually the District Attorney and The Green Hornet find that Peter Eden, owner of the Vale of Eden, has been leaving "suggestions" in these people's subconscious dreams after receiving treatments from his shop.moreless
In this premiere episode, Dave Bannister is shot at a funeral with 20 witnesses present and not a shot was heard, not even from the Green Hornet's friend, the District Attorney, who was also attending. A messenger from a brokerage house, carrying $5000 in negotiable bonds, is the SILENT GUN's second victim. The Green Hornet and Kato respond in the infamous Black Beauty and hit the streets to track down this villainous culprit.moreless