Series regulars or semi-regulars in 'Banacek' in the 1970s:
- Christine Belford as Carlie Kirkland (1972-1974)
- George Peppard as Thomas Banacek (1972-1974)
- Murray Matheson as Felix Mulholland (1972-1974)
- Ralph Manza as Jay Drury (1972-1974)
1970s Episode Guide for 'Banacek':
(Episodes with dates prior to 1970 aired as reruns during the '70s.)
Season 1, episode 1
W: Del Reisman D: Jack Smight
With Stefanie Powers (Angie Ives), Madlyn Rhue (Holly Allencamp), Robert Webber (Jerry Brinkman), John Brodie (Ritchie Mulligan), Deacon Jones (Joe Fabian), Anitra Ford (Susan), Colby Chester (Corliss), John Finnegan (Lt. Hallohan), Chris Forbes (Debbie), Curt Gowdy (Himself), Marty Ingels (Himself), Conrad Janis (Video Technician), Charlie Jones (Himself), Michael Lerner (Bartender), Tom Mack (Ed Wolinski), Jock Mahoney (Albert Bates), Chuck Morrell (Hank Ives), Byron Morrow (Grant), Peggy Walton (Dr. Judy Forrest), Gene Washington (Clay Mills).
When a professional football player vanishes from the field of play before a large crowd and millions of TV viewers, leaving only his helmet behind, Banacek is called in by the owner of the team to solve the mystery of the bizarre disappearance.
Season 1, episode 2
W: David Moessinger D: Richard T. Heffron
With Joanna Pettet (Christine Verdon), William Windom (Harry Wexler), Herb Edelman (Joe Taddenhurst), Bruce Kirby (Collier), Bert Convy (Douglas Ruddermond), John Fiedler (Paddle), Isaac Fields (Fats), Warren Finnerty (Whitey), Seamon Glass (Deke), Stafford Repp (Police Chief), Peter Mark Richman (Andy Cole), Percy Rodrigues (Faldor).
A railroad car carrying an experimental auto prototype, en route non-stop to Boston, vanishes and Tom Banacek is asked to find out how it happened and the reasons why.
Season 1, episode 3
W: Robert Presnell Jr. D: Daryl Duke
With Louise Sorel (Alicia Danato), Broderick Crawford (Gilbert Deretzo), Gordon Pinsent (John Weymouth), Jack MacGowran (Michele Lanier), Alan Fudge (Logan Howard), Peter Brocco (Cardinal), Ahna Capri (Mme. Pompadour), Annette Cardona (Cecelia Gomez), Peter Donat (Robert Morgan), Victor Jory (Paul Andros), Julio Medina (Padre Borda), Ruben Moreno (Colonel Perez), Kermit Murdock (Archbishop), Francisco Ortega (Padre Guillermo), Ned Romero (Chief Frank Mendoza), Alfonso Tafoya (Anselmo Gomez).
An ancient religious cross, worth $1 million and donated by a big mobster in the 1930s, is stolen while being transported by car from Mexico to the United States. Banacek begins the task of searching for the object.
Season 1, episode 4
W: Stanley Ralph Ross D: Bernard L. Kowalski
With Margot Kidder (Linda Carsini), Don Porter (Arnold Leeland), Don Keefer (Loomis), Barry Russo (Lester Sawyer), Claire Brennan (Betty Janus), William Bryant (Frank Burns), Angela Green (Marcia Leeland), Dolores Quinton (Edna Beach), Harvey Fisher (Andrews), Russ Marin (Marvin Flanders), Stanley Ralph Ross (Larry Fields), Mary Ann Gibson (Florence Loomis).
A million dollars in cash vanishes while on display in Las Vegas and Banacek is called in to investigate.
Season 1, episode 5
W: Stephen Kandel D: Lou Antonio
With Kevin McCarthy (Allen Markham), Janis Paige (Lydia Markham), Brenda Vaccaro (Sharon Clark), Pernell Roberts (Matthew Donniger), Roger C. Carmel (Oliver Garson), Irene Tedrow (Dr. Bancroft), Tod Andrews (Graves), Anthony Eustrel (Butler), John Finnegan (Lt. Hallohan), Will Hare (Greyson), Logan Ramsey (Roland Garson), David Spielberg (Wendell Church), Hope Summers (Mrs. Liddell), William Taylor (Ballinger).
A coin collection of unlimited value vanishes from a hotel vault and police and hotel security are unable to solve the case. The collection was to have been auctioned for $3 million and Banacek discovers there was a rivalry between the owner of the collection and his competitor.
Season 1, episode 6
W: Paul Playdon D: Richard T. Heffron
With David Wayne (Walter Tyson), Ted Cassidy (Jerry Crawford), David Doyle (Elliot), Joel Fabiani (Art Woodward), Stella Stevens (Jill Hammond), Richard Schaal (Glassman), George Lindsey (Lt. Bradshaw), Michael Masters (Steve Crawford).
A tycoon, confined to a wheelchair, is persuaded to display his priceless Book of Hours, but the book vanishes just before it is shown. Banacek is brought in to unravel the mystery.
Season 1, episode 7
W: Theodore J. Flicker D: George McCowan
With George Murdock (Cavanaugh), Penny Marshall (Receptionist), Mike Farrell (Jason Trotter), Penny Fuller (Gloria Hamilton), Barbara Stuart (Sailor), David Spielberg (Wendell Church), John Hoyt (Dr. Shelby), Eugene Troobnick (Norm Katz), Garry Walberg (Lt. Warsaw), Gene Dynarski (Ben Wheeler), Robert DoQui (Sgt. Flynn), John Gilgreen (Jim), George Brenlin (Tom Davis), Lloyd Gough (Alan Trotter), Arch Johnson (Larry Casey).
A fortune in paintings, billed as the world's greatest collection of French Impressionists, is stolen en route from New York to Boston.
Season 1, episode 8
W: Stanley Ralph Ross D: Richard T. Heffron
With Linden Chiles (Henry DeWitt), Jason Evers (Roger Sloan), William Schallert (Leo Osburn), Gregory Sierra (Norman Esposito), Jessica Walter (Erica Osburn), David White (W. Crawford Morgan), Andrew Duggan (Cap'n Jack Osburn), Wally Taylor (Ed Spencer), Fredd Wayne (Stein), Liam Dunn (Howard Hanrahan), Joan Pringle (Ann Spencer), Michael DeLano (Simson), Selette Cole (Lucille Sloan), Fredricka Myers (Nora).
When valuable stock certificate plates are stolen, the United Food Company sends for Banacek. The case is complicated because the UFC was about to take over a restaurant chain, and both firms have suspicious backgrounds.
October 3, 1973: No Stone Unturned
Season 2, episode 1
W: George Sheldon Smith, Lee Santley, Robert Van Scoyk D: Richard T. Heffron
With Gary Lockwood (Owen Russell), Don Stroud (Vince O'Hara), Scott Brady (David Collier), Candy Clark (Gretel), Larry Pennell (Pete Biesecker), Peggy Walton (Jennifer Nesburn), Murray Matheson, Joe Maross, Linden Chiles (Henry DeWitt).
The second season starts with Banacek being called in when a huge $3 million sculpture disappears just before its unveiling. He takes the assignment with the understanding from the insurance company that he will get 10 percent of the sculpture's value if he recovers it within two days. Working more or less with him -- but anxious to find the sculpture before he does -- is insurance investigator Carlie Kirkland (Christine Belford, a new regular in the series).
Season 2, episode 2
W: Robert Van Scoyk D: Bernard L. Kowalski
With George Murdock (Cavanaugh), Anne Baxter (Leslie Lyle), Richard Jordan (Chris Bailey), Paul Richards (Dr. Richard Ketner), Alan Fudge (Logan Howard), Jim Davis (Ed McKay), Poupee Bocar (Wanda), John Zaremba (Dr. Wickham), William Sylvester (Dr. Stahl), Sabrina Scharf (Wyn Reever), Julie Rogers (Lois).
A highly prized medical computer disappears from a lab fortified with electric fences and sensitive alarms.
Season 2, episode 3
W: Stanley Ralph Ross, Robert Van Scoyk D: Andrew V. McLaglen
With Linden Chiles (Henry DeWitt), Don Knight (Isaac Porter), Dick Gautier (Mario Fratelli), Arlene Martel (Diana Maitland), Titos Vandis (Capt. Larkos), Byron Morrow (Max Benson), Jean Manson (Wilda Porter), Martin Kosleck (Bruno Altrahidy), Lada Edmund Jr. (Lila Porter), Susan Damante (Leona Sanborn), Rudy Challenger (Lt. Trask), Hal Buckley (Doug Sanborn).
A hand-made, jewel-encrusted, 2,000 pound wooden coach is mysteriously missing after being loaded aboard a freighter. Banacek tries to find out how the large coach could have been removed from a steel container that was welded shut, with only a six-inch square hole cut into the container with an acetylene torch.
Season 2, episode 4
W: Mort Fine D: Bernard L. Kowalski
With Cesar Romero (Marius Avantalu), Eric Braeden (Paul Bolitho), Sue Ane Langdon (Sybil Payson), John Saxon (Harry Harland), George Murdock (Cavanaugh), Don Collier (Jimmy Scarne), Paul Picerni (Det. Winslow).
A one-of-a-kind Greek chalice, valued at $15 million, disappears from a closely guarded room at the Boston Museum and Banacek tries to find out how.
Season 2, episode 5
W: Jimmy Sangster D: Herschel Daugherty
With Anne Francis (Katherine Wells), Tim O'Connor (Howard James), Lane Bradbury (Sally James), Ramon Bieri (John Hargroves), John Crawford (Owen Summers), Willard Sage (Anthony Mitchell), Allen Ludden (Interviewer), Pamela Hensley (Mandy), Harry Carey Jr. (Dean Barrett), Rocky Frier (Tommy), Terry Wilson (Chuck Smith), Linden Chiles (Henry DeWitt).
A valuable champion racehorse vanishes during a workout and Banacek is called in to find out how it happened.
Season 2, episode 6
W: Robert Van Scoyk D: Andrew V. McLaglen
With George Murdock (Cavanaugh), Linda Evans (Cherry Saint-Saens), Andrew Prine (Tom Wardlow), Dick Van Patten (Donald Morgan), Jayne Kennedy (Girl Demonstrator), Phil Carey (Art Gallagher), Roy Poole (Lt. Garrett), Tom Drake (Roger Fanshion), Don Gordon (Buck Powell), Robert Rothwell (Officer Lonigan), Jimmy Joyce (Eddie).
A revolutionary rocket engine disappears while on display at an exposition center, and Banecek is called to find it.
Season 2, episode 7
W: Harold Livingston D: Bernard L. Kowalski
With Sterling Hayden (Tony Fowler), Victoria Principal (Brooke Collins), Jack Kelly (Lou Wayne), Patricia Quinn (Charlotte Malloy), James Daris (Roy Gilbert), Charles H. Gray (Capt. Dave Roberts), Carlos Romero (Sheriff Ortega), Richard Roat (Stan Price), Paul Cavonis (Andy Hall), Beverly Gill (Gina), Laurence Haddon (Joe Daley), Larry Ward (Len Malloy), Don Hamner (Charlie Tyson), Byron Mabe (Walt Kinsdale).
Banacek must face a crippled tycoon while trying to locate a missing airplane at a small desert airfield.
Season 2, episode 8
W: Stanley Roberts D: Bernard McEveety
With Peter Marshall (Hal Parker), Nancy Olson (Louise Merrick), Gretchen Corbett (Vickie Merrick), Jay Robinson (Bradley Merrick / Kurt Steiner), Pat Harrington Jr. (Phil Ross), Bruce Gordon (Maxwell Barker), Frank Maxwell (Higgins), Kathie Browne (Shirley Cole), Phillip Pine (Ed Harvey), Lynette Mettey (Emily Parker), Kai Hernandez (Sandra), Gene Dynarski (Leo), Lew Brown (Wilson), Walter Brooke (Walter Peterson), Kathrine Baumann (Gloria Baker), Gerald S. Peters (Davis), Sharyn Wynters (Lorraine).
A banker vanishes from a theater while performing a disappearing act in a trick, just as police are about to arrest him for grand larceny.