PG | | Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi
In the world ravaged by the greenhouse effect and overpopulation, an NYPD detective investigates the murder of a big company CEO.
According to Dick Van Patten Edward G. Robinson died that same evening of the final scene when he leads him to the room in the "Home Clinic" . The next day Charlton Heston had the whole cast meet in the studio and made the announcement. Van Patten also said it was the first time he'd met Robinson and he kept blowing the line; instead of "come with me Mr. Wilson", by mistake he said, "come with me Mr. Robinson".
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When Thorn is chasing the assassin; Thorn gets shot in the right leg and it starts bleeding profusely. But in the following scene when he is fighting Tab in his apartment; he kicks Tab numerous times with the right leg as if there is no wound. Not only does the leg show no effect of a wound; the leg is also not showing any blood nor are there any blood stains on the pants. Additionally he walks exists Tab's apartment without a limp.
Deleted scene: When Tab Fielding (Chuck Connors) goes shopping with Shirl, he is mugged, and wins the fight. This scene was filmed, but deleted.