Dick Tracy; Sam Catchem; Tess Trueheart; B. O. Plenty; Gravel Gertie; Sparkle Plenty; Talcum Plenty
Believing that he has shot Talcum Freely, B. O. Plenty goes into hiding and attempts suicide. Tracy and Sam discover the actual weapon used in the shooting and begin searching for the real murderer. Gravel Gertie, Sparkle, and Heyyou mourn B. O.'s disappearance.
Dick Tracy; Sam Catchem; Chief Patton; Spike Dyke; Sketch Paree; Gravel Gertie; Sparkle Plenty
While Gravel Gertie and Sparkle lament the loss of B. O., Tracy and Sam trace the gun that killed Talcum Freely to orchestra leader Spike Dyke, who points them to eound engineer Sketch Paree. The trail leads to an abandoned ice house, where Sam unwittingly grabs a live electric wire. The shock knocks him into the river, and Tracy has no idea where Sam has gone.