Peter Gunn investigates the murder of Scarlotti, a mobster who once saved the detective’s life. The primary suspect appears to be Fusco, who has taken over. In the middle of the case, an unclothed woman calling her self Samantha shows up at Gunn’s apartment. The investigation gets grizzlier as it goes on, including the bombing of Mother’s, one of Gunn’s hangouts. Finally, Fusco gives Gunn a deadline to prove the mobster didn’t kill Scarlotti – or else Gunn will be killed.
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Two orphans, Polly and Doug, live with their stepmother Lynne; Polly collapses with the same mystery symptoms that killed her father. The kids’ visiting uncle, Whitney Cameron, is warned that the symptoms match strychnine poisoning, but that poisoners are seldom detected and rarely convicted. Sure enough, no case can be made against the obvious suspect; so what can Whitney do to save the next victim?
A painter working at the Louvre is struck by the Mona Lisa. When he meets a girl who he thinks resembles the painting and she wants him to become famous he has the idea of robbing the painting. Based on the 1911 real robbery.
After his family tries to kill him and he has been pronounced dead, Michel returns to vex them. He presents each one with a voodoo doll, warning of their fate.
Liza Elliott is the editor of a successful fashion magazine, but unlucky in love – pursued by three eligible bachelors, none of whom quite fit the bill, she seeks advice from psychiatrist Dr. Brooks, and her explorations of her past act as cues for musical moments.
Dr. Von Colon has just put the finishing touches on his most amazing creation: Robo-C.H.I.C., a crime-fighting robot built in the shape of a Playboy Playmate. Her invention comes just in time, as a disgruntled engineer has built a set of atomic bombs and plans to set them all off if his demands are not met. Adding to the confusion are a pimp and a motorcycle gang who decide to kidnap the bomber for their own purposes.
Nuclear war breaks out and the staff and patients of a mental hospital take refuge in an underground bunker and accidentally get locked in. Discipline soon disintegrates and the patients, led by Richard, start to resist authority. Richard devises a scheme for a new social order where the sane will take no part.
Set in London and the Riviera, Laughter in the Dark stars Edward, a wealthy, knighted art dealer who falls hard for tartish usherette Margot. She is kept by a glorified pimp, who conspires with the girl to take Edward for everything he’s got. The art dealer is blinded in an auto accident, after which he switches emotional gears and plans to kill the girl and her keeper.