Stuart is hired by husband and wife Vincent and Helen Blanton, in believing that their wealthy uncle, Cyrus Blanton, is being swindled by his neighbors, who are building a Utopian paradise community called Eden on their vast rural property, Uncle Cyrus joining their cause in adding his property for the community. Outwardly, the community, led by a man calling himself Mr. Paradise, has renounced any form of progress, instead espousing peace and harmony and a "do unto others" philosophy. It also operates as a legal non-profit, the community members who only donate a small financial amount for the community to operate. However, in going undercover in meeting Mr. Paradise, Stuart believes Vincent and Helen's assertions are correct in that Mr. Paradise has some sort of scheme going on to dupe people like Cyrus. They have to convince Mr. Blanton's sister, Lois Blanton, who, closer to Uncle Cyrus than her brother, believes that her brother, sister-in-law and Stuart are all operating under a ...
Did You Know?
Mr. Paradise offers Bailey saccharin for his coffee, explaining that they've renounced sugar. Ironically, years later saccharin was determined to be more dangerous than sugar, so in retrospect, the offer has become more sinister. See more
About 31 minutes into the story, one can see the microphone cable coming out of Mr. Paradise's (Andrew Duggan
) left pants leg, right before Cyrus Blanton is shot. See more
Kookie my boy you don't know it but you're about to join a cult.
A cult. I mean like what?
Later. Just see if you can find Roscoe.
Don't cut out. You got me hooked.
You mean like a robe? A robe!
77 Sunset Strip
Written by Mack David
and Jerry Livingston
[Series theme song; short version played during opening credits; full vocal version performed during closing credits] See more