The Rockford Files

Season 5 Episode 21

Never Send a Boy King to Do a Man's Job (2)

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Aired Unknown Mar 03, 1979 on NBC

Episode Recap

Doyle comes up with the solution to talk to Combs in the existing Egyptian exhibit in the museum. Showing Combs phoney account books, Combs forces his way into the deal and kicks 'Meeker' out, paying him one dollar in cash. Soon, the characters begin dying of suffocation and strangulation; beginning with 'Meeker's' financial backer, Doyle's 'Curator Hennings', Ritchie's 'Doctor TJ, and finally Jimmy Joe dies in the middle of a restaurant. Combs is superstitious and believes it is the curse of the Egyptian King and pays Odette's Egyptian attaché character 'Miss Cadaffy' forty thousand dollars to break free of the phoney deal. Odette has arranged to bring the cheque to the Brockelman home, but she is strangely delayed…
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