Our local MGM Channel truly digs up some long lost gems amidst some of the films that make me go
that it sometimes screens. Along with Robert Culp's Hickey and Boggs
, this one of those 70s films that draws you in and then its' sobering ending drops you like a bad habit.
Michael Moriarty plays Beauregard (Bo) Lockley, a young detective who "wanted to be the new cop but the people at the station weren't ready for the revolution". He is assigned to a difficult case in search of one Patty Butler, alias 'Chicklet' who, unbeknownst to him is an undercover cop. Things get crazy, Bo goes crazy and then kills her.....