On the run after a failed con, Dinah finds her ex-husband Riley gone straight with a new identity, producing a consumer affairs show. Against his will, Riley is drawn into conning the bad ... See full summary »
"Shell Game" had a witty premise, charm, and fine chemistry between the lead actors. James Read showed a comedic skill here that he's had no real chance exhibit elsewhere. The network treated "Shell Game" as expendable, scheduled it opposite a top ten hit, and didn't give it a chance to build a following. A shame.