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Series regulars or semi-regulars in 'Lancer' in the 1970s:

1970s Episode Guide for 'Lancer':

(Episodes with dates prior to 1970 aired as reruns during the '70s.)

October 22, 1968: The Lawman
Season 1, episode 5
W: Laurence Heath   D: Allen Reisner

With James Gregory (Marshal Joe Barker), Robert Doyle (Al Evans), Jack Garner (Deputy Gibbs), John Milford (Deputy Thompkins), Lloyd Haynes (Frank).
Murdock is forced to jail Johnny when circumstantial evidence points to his son's guilt in the escape of a prisoner from the custody of marshal Barker, who stops at the ranch while bringing the man in.

October 29, 1968: Julie
Season 1, episode 6
W: Paul Playdon   D: William Hale

With Susan Strasberg (Julie Barret), Bruce Dern (Lucas Thatcher), Val Avery (Wade Hackett), John Kellogg (Sheriff Cutler), Lincoln Tate (Jonas Barret).
A girl's budding romance with Johnny Lancer is jeopardized when he has to betray her confidence in order to free his half-brother Scott, jailed after being wrongly identified.

November 12, 1968: The Prodigal
Season 1, episode 7
W: D.C. Fontana   D: Sobey Martin

With Phyllis Thaxter (Marcy Dane), Johnny Crawford (Jeff Dane), Kevin Hagen (Al Packer), Del Monroe (Lt. Hartford), Paul Picerni (Provost Marshal), Jason Wingreen (Clerk), Roy Engel (Clem Carven), Stewart Bradley (Tim Phillips).
Murdoch is reminded of an old romance while on a trip to San Francisco. He runs into an attractive widow he hasn't seen for 20 years and invites her to the ranch for a few days.

December 17, 1968: The Heart Of Pony Alice
Season 1, episode 11
W: Ken Trevey   D: Christian Nyby

With Andrew Prine (Wilf Guthrie), Eve Plumb (Pony Alice), Jeanne Cooper (Florida), James Griffith (Constable Jasper Becket), Tom Fadden (Ollie Hummer).
Johnny Lancer tries to get even atter a slick horse-trader takes him in a deal for a buggy, but instead winds up as custodian of the man's unruly 8-year-old daughter.

January 21, 1969: The Black McGloins
Season 1, episode 15
W: Carey Wilber   D: Donald Richardson

With Stefanie Powers (Moira McGloin), Jonathan Harris (Padraic McGloins), Peter Palmer (Sorley Boy McGloin), Nydia Westman (Bridget McGloin), William Bryant (Sheriff Gabe), George Mitchell (Talbot), Byron Morrow (Porter).
A winsome Irish lass cons Scott into believing her larcenous father is really an innocent, down-on-his-luck farmer.

February 4, 1969: Warburton's Edge
Season 1, episode 17
W: Ken Turley   D: Don Medford

With Arthur Hill (Charles Warburton), Burr DeBenning (Isham), Susan O'Connell (Tallie Warburton), Richard Devon (Sexton Joe Hughes), Del Monroe (Driscoll), Buck Young (Santee), Alma Beltran (Manuela).
Johnny Lancer pretends to join forces with an unscrupulous cattleman, but is soon take in by the man's point of view because of his daughter.

March 4, 1969: The Great Humbug
Season 1, episode 20
W: Laurence Heath   D: William Hale

With Lisa Gerritsen (Vinny Buttermere), William Windom (Claude Buttermere), Morgan Woodward (Jay McKillen), Alan Oppenheimer (Daniel Drew), Sam Elliott (Canopus McKillen), William Wintersole (Timothy), Joseph V. Perry (Bartender).
A con artist is saved from a tar 'n' feathering, only to go to the Lancer ranch during Scott's absence and start a phony land boom.

September 23, 1969: Blind Man's Bluff
Season 2, episode 1
W: Carey Wilber   D: Leo Penn

With L.Q. Jones (Slate Meek), Melissa Murphy (Mattie Cable), Robert Doyle (Harrison Meek), James Gammon (Clint Meek), Russell Thorson (Dr. Sam Poovey), Frank Gerstle (Lem Cable).
Blinded by a sniper, Johnny Lancer is helped by a mute girl.

September 30, 1969: Zee
Season 2, episode 2
W: Andy Lewis   D: Leo Penn

With Stefanie Powers (Zee), Vaughn Taylor (Trask), Richard Evans (Olin), Jack Elam (Tom Mangrum), Ellen Corby (Widow Hargis), Dub Taylor (Harker), William Bryant (Sheriff Gabe), Ian Wolfe (Judge).
A willful woman causes a wave of terror in the town at a time when Scott Lancer is temporarily serving as a deputy lawman. She claims that her father is a noted outlaw.

October 7, 1969: The Kid
Season 2, episode 3
W: Carey Wilber   D: Allen Reisner

With Bill Mumy (Andy Cutler), Bert Freed (Toby Jencks), Richard X. Slattery (Dan Marvin), Mary Frann (Dorrie Cutler), Dabbs Greer (Sheriff), Vic Perrin (Whitley Scroggs), Lee Farr (Lucky Morgan).
Johnny Lancer takes on the guise of a hired gunman to help a troubled teenager who believes his father was murdered.

October 28, 1969: The Gifts
Season 2, episode 5
W: Andy White   D: Allen Reisner

With Charlie Briggs (John Mason), Sharon Acker (Tiffany Mumford), Mary Jo Kennedy (Trina Mason), Will Kuluva (James Mumford), June Dayton (Mrs. Moran), Jim Woodall (Frank), Tom Lowe (Wild Jim Mumford), Don Wilbanks (Hart), Jan Arvan (Clerk), John Gallaudet (Lloyd Bush).
The younger Lancers take great pains to get perfect birthday gifts for Murdoch, then each becomes involved in a personal situation that puts a new light on the celebration.

November 4, 1969: Cut The Wolf Loose
Season 2, episode 6
W: Ken Trevey   D: Robert Day

With Joe Don Baker (Del Santee), Brooke Bundy (Laura Thompson), Vic Tayback (Durham), Ned Romero (Wichita Jim), Kevin O'Neal (Pinkie), Ned Glass (Tinker), Dehl Berti (Bear Paw).
Johnny Lancer falls in love with a lovely young missionary but fears her religious zeal may be too much to compete with.

January 6, 1970: Shadow Of A Dead Man
Season 2, episode 13
W: Jack Turley   D: Robert Butler

With Lynn Loring (Jessamie), Joe Don Baker (Clovis Horner), Michael-James Wixted (Grady).
Johnny's past catches up with him when he is recognized by a bounty hunter.

January 13, 1970: Blue Skies For Willie Sharpe
Season 2, episode 14
W: Andy White   D: Allen Reisner

With Keenan Wynn (Kansas Bill Sharpe), Clint Howard (Willie Sharpe), Alfred Ryder (Colonel Andrews), Sam Elliott (Cowboy), William Wintersole (Businessman).
To protect a boy's illusions, Scott sets out to sober up the image of his once-great lawman grandfather.

January 20, 1970: Chad
Season 2, episode 15
W: Carey Wilber   D: Alan A. Armer

With John Beck (Chad Buford), Zina Bethune (Callie Buford), Mills Watson (Buck).
Johnny rescues an itinerant musician from a shooting scrape and becomes the object of the unwelcome romantic affections of the man's sister -- then finds himself involved in the family's feud.

January 27, 1970: The Lorelei
Season 2, episode 16
W: Samuel Roeca   D: Christian Nyby

With Anthony Eisley (Jess Barton), Winnie Collins (Anne 'Gus' Guthrie), Leonard Stone (Bertram Ames), Roy Benson (Otto Spangler), Nina Shipman (Millie Barton), Debi Storm (Mary Anne Barton), Arthur Malet (Footman).
Jelly Hoskins becomes one of the idle rich when he wins an abandoned gold mine that develops into a bonanza for him -- and a dire threat to all the neighboring ranches.

February 3, 1970: The Lion And The Lamb
Season 2, episode 17
W: Andy White   D: Allen Reisner

With Andrew Prine (Gabe Lincoln), Donna Mills (Lucy), Donald Moffat (Porter), Ross Hagen (Clint), Hal Holmes (Spud), Jerry Strickler (Mickey).
Johnny draws the wrath of local cattlemen when he befriends a young sheepman who saved his life.

February 17, 1970: The Experiment
Season 2, episode 18
W: Herbert Purdum   D: Virgil Vogel

With Scott Marlowe (Billy Kells), Scott Brady (Bowman), Dick Peabody (Ox Howard), Charles Dierkop (Walters), Stanley Adams (Dan Oliver), John McLiam (Nathan Benedict), Alice Backes (Mrs. Stafford), Martin Huston (Richie), Paul Sorenson (Jordan), Ed Bakey (Leach).
Former lawman Murdoch Lancer agrees to take over management of a prison farm near the ranch for an ailing friend, then begins to doubt that his disciplinary methods are strong enough.

March 3, 1970: Splinter Group
Season 2, episode 19
W: Samuel Roeca   D: Virgil Vogel

With Ken Swofford (Rufus), Tim O'Connor (Samuel Calhoun), Diana Ewing (Sarah Calhoun), William Mims (Sheriff Jayson), Jason Wingreen (Henry Wilkes), Eileen Baral (Tillie), Frances Spanier (Mrs. Wilkes), Charles Wagenheim (William).
After supplying food to a traveling religious band who saved his life, Scott discovers two things -- a dark chapter in the sect's past and that part of the supplies are contaminated.

March 10, 1970: Lamp In The Wilderness
Season 2, episode 20
W: Andy White   D: Michael Caffey

With Pippa Scott (Rebecca Brown), Manuel Padilla Jr. (Running Fox), Michael Ansara (Curley), Mark Tapscott (Prospector), George Ostos (Dull Knife), Gloria Chavez (Running Nose), Ira Angustain (Johnny Crow), Thomas Medina (Black Bear), Evelyn Ramirez (Gray Squirrel).
Schoolmistress Rebecca Brown calls on Murdoch for help when a disgruntled Indian leader insists on withdrawing his tribe's boys to harvest crops.

March 17, 1970: The Buscaderos
Season 2, episode 21
W: Ken Trevey   D: Allen Reisner

With Joseph V. Perry (Wolfson), Allen Jaffe (Capricorn), Dean Harens (Stanley), David McLean (Sheriff), Warren Oates (Drago), Brenda Scott (Violet), Rex Holman (Chapel).
Mistaken for his brother Johnny, Scott faces the cruel tortures of a jealous outlaw who holds him for ransom.

April 7, 1970: Dream Of Falcons
Season 2, episode 22
W: Carey Wilber   D: Don Richardson

With John Beck (Chad Lancer), Harold Gould (Otto Mueller), Richard X. Slattery (Buck Fanning), Buck Young (Hostetter).
A pioneer inventor with a dream of building a flying machine establishes his headquarters on the hill which could relieve the community's water shortage.

April 21, 1970: Lifeline
Season 2, episode 23
W: Samuel Roeca   D: Robert Butler

With Barbara Luna (Anna Baral), Don Knight (Angus McGovern), Peter Palmer (Charlie), Arthur Bernard (Holtz), Jim Burk (Lew).
A fortune teller's forecast of doom for the Lancers seems to be coming true when Jelly falls ill and a strange pestilence strikes the ranch's cattle.

April 28, 1970: Goodbye, Lizzie
Season 2, episode 24
W: Kathleen Hite   D: Allen Reisner

With Nan Martin (Lizzie Cramer), Victor Campos (Julio), James Best (Clay), Bill Vint (Mossy), Annette Molen (Jenny Cramer), Charlie Briggs (Thede).
Lizzie Cramer, an old friend of Murdoch's, returns home with plans to set up a respectable life for her daughter. However, Lizzie's old holdup gang arrives on the scene.

May 5, 1970: The Rivals
Season 2, episode 25
W: Thomas Thompson   D: Christian Nyby

With Rory Calhoun (Buck Addison), Mary Fickett (Agatha Conway), Mort Mills (Kling), Hal Smith (Auctioneer), Jorge Moreno (Jake Mendoza).
Murdoch's longtime relationship with widow Agatha Conway is threatened when she announces she's going to marry a ruthless landgrabber, a man who is pressuring Murdoch to sell the ranch (Last show of the series.)

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