Sunday, February 24, 2013

BANACEK THE VANISHING CHALICE

(SEASON 2 EPISODE 4)


The missing item is a 1.5 million dollar chalice with rare writing on it. It was change what is known about ancient civilizations. It is being displayed at a private museum showing.

It is in a curtained alcove and as soon as the curtains are drawn a nearby display falls and distracts everybody's attention. And when they turn back the chalice is gone.


Eric Braeden plays the museum curator and Cesar Romero is the one who sold the chalice to the museum. There are a few people who want the chalice, including the man who owned it before Cesar Romero's character. Carly is also on the trail of the chalice.


OLD POLISH PROVERBS
Though the hippopotomus has no stinger in his tail, the wise man would rather be sat on by the bee.
A duck with 3 wings and a loaf of bread is brother to the turkey.



 

Sunday, February 17, 2013

BANACEK THE THREE MILLION DOLLAR PIRACY

(SEASON 2, EPISODE 3)

Carly’s fiancĂ©, Henry is supervising the loading of a 3 million dollar wedding coach on a cargo ship. It is covered with gold and jewels and being sent to the Shah of Birada. His fiancĂ©, film star, Diana Maitland is in Boston and had supervised the building of the coach. The jewels were mounted by Fratelli Jewelers.

The coach is put in put in a metal cargo container and welded shut. Carly draws a heart on the outside of the container with chalk. Carly and Henry go on to the ship, Molly Pitcher, to watch the loading. A fight breaks out and a truck drives on to the dock while the container is being loaded. But the heart is visible on the side. Carly and Henry later look into the hold and there is a hole cut on the side of the container right in the center of the heart.

Banacek is brought in to find the coach. He goes to visit Diana Maitland and , of course, goes after Banacek! Banacek visits the wood carver and the jewelers in the course of the investigation. He told Henry and Carly they could go on their vacation as planned, but they don’t want to leave Banacek on the investigation.

Old Polish Proverb Even though a man anoint himself with fragrant oils. he can still wind up with a broken face.

Sunday, February 10, 2013

BANACEK IF MAX IS SO SMART, WHY DOESN'T HE TELL US WHERE HE IS

(SEASON 2, EPISODE 2)

Mrs. Lyle is a rich, paranoid hypochondriac. She thinks she will die soon and basically lives at a medical pavilion. She has paid 2.5 million dollars for a state of the art medical computer to help diagnose her illness. It is ready to be started up and she goes to see it. It is in a building by itself surrounded by electrified barbed wire.

But when she goes in to see it all that is left is wires. Anne Baxter plays Mrs. Lyle and Richard Jordan plays her gigolo boyfriend. Carly is also working on the case, but Mrs. Lyle hates her because she is young and will have nothing to do with her.

OLD POLISH PROVERB No matter how warm the smile on the face of the sun the cat still has her kittens under the porch.