The agency is hired collectively by Professor McKendrick, Mike Lloyd and Mrs. Pattison, who were each swindled by a con man named Harley Dexter to the tune of close to a quarter million dollars in total. The three want the Angels and Bosley to get their money back, no more, no less. Dexter believes that he truly conned some of them in they not knowing that he has their money, while he knows others know that he has their money. The Angels and Bosley figure that the best way both to get back at him and to retrieve the money is to con the con, preying both on Dexter's greed and his love for the ladies. While Bosley and Kelly team with Professor McKendrick, Kris with Mike, and Tiffany with Mrs. Pattison, they enact three somewhat concurrent cons related to how he conned the three: the smuggling of rare Mayan art pieces from Mexico into the States; the stealing of Dexter's Rolls-Royce; and providing a payoff to a Senator Langston, who has been investigating Dexter's criminal activities. ...
Did You Know?
Decades later, a similar premise to this episode's---the good guys conning the con man---became the premise for an entire series, Leverage
(2008). See more
Film lights are reflected in Harley's van after he gives the money to Kelly. See more
Now ladies and gentlemen, we're setting up three cons. Kelly will go to Mexico with the professor and interest Mr. Dexter in some eh, fabulous Mayan art.
Meanwhile Kris will pick up a Rolls-Royce and Mr. Lloyd and Tiffany will be at a fund raising affair for senator Langston.
It's gonna be sort of a four pronged attack. And believe me, we're looking forward to it.
The Policeman's Song
Lyrics by W.S. Gilbert
Music by Arthur Sullivan
Performed by David Doyle
and Lee Terri
[Bosley and Professor McKendrick sing the song in the car with Kelly behind the wheel] See more