Magician Bradley Merrick pulls off the greatest illusion of his career: disappearing right onstage before a packed theater surrounded by police ready to arrest him for embezzlement. Banacek is called in to find the missing man and the securities he allegedly stole and disappeared with. Keen to go on vacation, Banacek accepts the job after thinking it over and meets the one member of the magician's family who cares about him.
Did You Know?
The yellow mid-engine sports car Jay rents for Banacek is a deTomaso Pantera. The company was owned by Ford, but the Pantera was most famous, unfortunately, for being shot multiple times by Elvis Presley, frustrated that his Pantera, once again, failed to start. See more
When Banacek leaves the Merrick house with Vicki, his movements of the steering don't correspond the background scenery. It especially noticeable when he goes around a corner. See more
I always knew if a man was unbalanced.
Well, knowing you must have caused it.