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



1970s Episode Guide for 'Longstreet':


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





February 23, 1971: Longstreet
Season 0, episode 1
W: Stirling Silliphant   D: Joseph Sargent

With Bruce Lee (Li Tsung), Bradford Dillman (Duke Paige), John McIntire (Dr. Dan Stockman), Jeanette Nolan (Alice Longstreet), Martine Beswick (Nikki Bell), Barry Russo (Lt. Gantry), Judy Jones (Ingrid Longstreet), Martin Kosleck (Von Marks), Barney Phillips (Dr. Richards), Lisabeth Field (Nurse), Lincoln Demyan (Inspector).
Pilot movie for the series. James Franciscus stars in this suspense story about a criminal insurance investigator who sets out to track down the men who permanently blinded him and killed his wife with a bomb.





September 16, 1971: The Way Of The Intercepting Fist
Season 1, episode 1
W: Stirling Silliphant   D: Don McDougall

With Bruce Lee (Li Tsung), Lou Gossett Jr. (Sgt. Cory), John Milford (Jim Bolte), Johnny Haymer (Harv), Brett Pearson (Pete), Del Monroe (Gunman), Bruce Kirby (Truck Driver), Ray Galvin (Jessie), Eugene Peterson (Arvin).
James Franciscus returns to TV in a weekly series as Michael Longstreet, a blind insurance investigator who lost his sight through a bombing that caused his wife's death. His handicap does not preclude his functioning as a top investigator. In the first episode, he is asked by his chief, Duke Paige, to break up a ring of hijackers working the New Orleans docks.

September 23, 1971: A World Of Perfect Complicity
Season 1, episode 2
W: Stirling Silliphant   D: Jud Taylor

With James Broderick (Hank), Josephine Hutchinson (Lydia Duval), Beverlee McKinsey (Sue Hazelton), Fred Beir (Tom Hazelton), Geoffrey Lewis (Bob Houston).
Mike and Nikki pose as a well-to-do married couple and move into an exclusive apartment building in order to break up a robbery ring plaguing the tenants.

September 30, 1971: One In The Reality Column
Season 1, episode 3
W: Lionel E. Siegel   D: Don McDougall

With Tyne Daly (Marcella Pierce), Victor French (Hank Cottle), Murray MacLeod (Ben Cottle), Wesley Lau (Defense Attorney), Med Flory (Charlie), Jerome Guardino (Cab Driver), Norman Leavitt (Truck Driver), Ed Prentiss (Judge), Fred Holliday (Prosecutor).
Mike is kidnapped and drugged by his abductors to prevent his identifying in court the voice of a murderer.

October 7, 1971: So, Who's Fred Hornbeck?
Season 1, episode 4
W: Sandor Stern   D: David Lowell Rich

With Michael Ontkean (David De Carie), Martha Scott (Louisa De Carie), Victor Jory (Fred Hornbeck), Lynn Hamilton (Mary Rose Carter), Leonard Stone (Means).
Mike Longstreet tries to clear the name of a man who spent 10 years in prison for a murder he says he didn't commit.

October 14, 1971: Elegy In Brass
Season 1, episode 5
W: Steven Lord   D: David Lowell Rich

With Janet MacLachlan (Molly Richards), Robert DoQui (Gus Pollack), Brock Peters (Danny), Logan Ramsey (Clayton).
Mike Longstreet is called on to solve a murder-cum-theft mystery with a New Orleans jazz background.

October 21, 1971: Spell Legacy Like Death
Season 1, episode 6
W: Sy Salkowitz, Mark Rogers   D: Paul Krasny

With Bruce Lee (Li Tsung), Barry Nelson (Les Bailey), Anthony Caruso (Capt. Dimirjian), Louise Latham (Maxine Bailey), Paul Mantee (Sergeant Aubrey).
Mike receives a call from a bomber threatening destruction of a vital target in two hours unless he receives $250,000.

October 28, 1971: The Shape Of Nightmares
Season 1, episode 7
W: Stirling Silliphant   D: James Neilson

With Dana Elcar (Dr. Burlen), Paul Koslo (Bobby Karp), William Smith (Montana), Scott Walker (Caleb), Michael C. Gwynne (Harper).
Acting for a widow who stands to lose an insurance claim, Mike Longstreet enters a state prison to investigate the death of her convict husband.

November 4, 1971: The Girl With A Broom
Season 1, episode 8
W: Reuben Bercovitch   D: Lee Philips

With Shelley Fabares (Marianne Franklin), Christopher Ashton (William Kellman), Tim O'Connor (Dr. Franklin), Nan Martin (Mrs. Franklin), Melendy Britt (Lenore Crowley), Michael Bell (Casey Davenport), Stacy Keach Sr. (Warden Lewis), Gregory Morton (Peter Kellman), John Sebastian (Lt. Webber), Val Bisoglio (Garvey).
While investigating the theft of a Rembrandt painting for which a ransom is demanded, Longstreet arranges to deliver the money himself.

November 11, 1971: Wednesday's Child
Season 1, episode 9
W: Stephen Kandel, Mark Rogers   D: Jeannot Szwarc

With Gene Evans (Fred Decker), Bruce Lee (Li Tsung), Marion Ross (Eileen Decker), Tim McIntire (Richard Swift), Paul Fix (Dan Schirmer).
Mike tries to find his friend Nikki Bell, kidnapped by a man whose demands are related to an antique sewing machine.

November 18, 1971: I See, Said The Blind Man
Season 1, episode 10
W: Sandor Stern   D: Leslie H. Martinson

With Kasey Rogers (Nancy Oaks), Lee H. Montgomery (Rudy Krim), John Lupton (Don Krim), Frances Spanier (Sylvia Krim), Bert Freed (Lt. Ryder), George Murdock (Burt Oaks), Nora Marlowe (Mrs. Metcalfe), Kip King (Dr. Fowler), Francine York (Ellie), Darwin Johnston (Gary Stephens), Jerry Hausner (Arnie).
Mike is present when a waitress is murdered in a cafe. He has one slender clue to guide him in finding the assailant: the gait of the killer as he made his getaway.

December 2, 1971: This Little Piggy Went To Marquette
Season 1, episode 11
W: Robert Malcolm Young   D: Charles S. Dubin

With Madlyn Rhue (Kim Anderson), Barry Sullivan (Jordan Anderson), Michael Strong (Max Jackowitz), Lloyd Gough (Dr. Kenbrook), Larry Pennell (Ward Blakeman), Ted Gehring (Marty Thorpe), Anne Barton (Mrs. Jackowitz).
Mike Longstreet is called on to find the people responsible for the disappearance of more than 30 "piggy-back" trailers.

December 9, 1971: There Was A Crooked Man
Season 1, episode 12
W: John Furia Jr., Mark Rogers   D: Don McDougall

With Laird Stuart (Sheraton), Murray Hamilton (Nelson Woodley), Pippa Scott (Julia Woodley), Mills Watson (Charles Murphy).
Mike acts as a go-between when a thoroughbred race horse is stolen and a ransom of $100,000 is demanded..

December 16, 1971: The Old Team Spirit
Season 1, episode 13
W: Robert Hamner   D: James Sheldon

With Leif Erickson (Harold Kemp), John Ericson (Frank Glendon), Grace Albertson (Frances Kemp), Ed Lauter (Detective), Laura Miller (Leona Porter).
Mike uncovers a conspiracy involving a close friend's involvement in a series of armored car robberies.

December 30, 1971: The Long Way Home
Season 1, episode 14
W: Richard Landau   D: Don McDougall

With Susan Oliver (Paula), Rosemary DeCamp (Emma), Skip Homeier (Ben), David Huddleston (Walter), John McLiam (Frank Brinkley).
Mike assumes a false identity to find out who's behind a series of robberies in a plant manufacturing electronic parts. But when one of the women in the shop learns who he really is, she and a cohort plot his murder.

January 6, 1972: Let The Memories Be Happy Ones
Season 1, episode 15
W: Mark Rodgers   D: Jeffrey Hayden

With Rosemary Forsyth (Hannah Aalborg), Lonny Chapman (Lt. Crane), Karl Swenson (Sven Aalborg), Jim Antonio (John Lang), Milton Selzer (Dr. Slater), Ed Lauter (Officer).
Mike's first meeting with his sister-in-law Hannah has a tragic outcome. Minutes after she arrives at the airport her wealthy husband is seriously wounded by an unseen gunman.

January 13, 1972: Survival Times Two
Season 1, episode 16
W: Mark Rodgers   D: James Harmon Brown

With Neville Brand (Peter LaBrienne), Jan Shepard (Alice Page), Robert Donner (George Fourchet).
Mike and Duke take off on a fishing trip that becomes a matter of life and death when the latter is bitten by a poisonous snake.

January 20, 1972: Eye Of The Storm
Season 1, episode 17
W: Shimon Wincelberg   D: Don McDougall

With Claude Akins (Flecker), Collin Wilcox (Verna), James Callahan (Royce), Lisabeth Hush (Mrs. Royce), Jonathan Lippe (Dunstan).
Mike keeps a rendezvous with a mysterious stranger in a desolate bus stop cafe that turns into a danger zone.

January 27, 1972: Please Leave The Wreck For Others To Enjoy
Season 1, episode 18
W: Stirling Silliphant   D: Alexander Singer

With Wendell Burton (Russ Larsen), John McIntire (Dr. Stockton), Dean Harens (Doctor).
Against his will, Mike is persuaded to spend a week with a newly-blinded man who has lost all desire to live.

February 3, 1972: Anatomy Of A Mayday
Season 1, episode 19
W: Robert W. Lenski   D: James Harmon Brown

With Kathie Browne (Connie Gilman), Arch Johnson (Eugene Riles), Harold J. Stone (Emory Taggart), Jeremy Slate (Barry Knox), Stephen McNally (Gilman).
When a friend disappears at sea under mysterious circumstances, Mike Longstreet launches an investigation.

February 10, 1972: Sad Songs And Other Conversations
Season 1, episode 20
W: Sandor Stern   D: Don McDougall

With Brooke Bundy (Nurse Brandon), John Colicos (Arnold Zaduck), Frank Maxwell (Lt. Palucci), Dennis Olivieri (Andy Woodman), Richard Anderson (Daniel Bates), Jeanne Cooper (Nurse Emory).
Mike investigates a hospital fire in which three patients lost their lives. He doubts that a nurse who was on duty at the time of the fire and was severely burned was responsible for the tragedy.

February 17, 1972: Field Of Honor
Season 1, episode 21
W: Herman Groves   D: Charles S. Dubin

With Tol Avery (Alex Roebling), Bernie Casey (Ray Eller), Robert Horton (Jim Collins), Robert Mandan (John Holt), Charles Picerni (Reager), Byron Mabe (Delano).
Mike tries to decipher a problem involving a professional gambler and a pro quarterback.

February 24, 1972: Through Shattering Glass
Season 1, episode 22
W: Jackson Gillis   D: James Harmon Brown

With Lee Meriwether (Miss Cooper), Peggy McCay (Mrs. Ames), William Bramley (Ames), Don McGovern (Fred), Ron Masak (Vic), John Kellogg (Stevens), Kenneth Tobey (Lt. Gilford), Stacy Harris (Jim Carlton).
When Mike is meeting with a man in a deserted warehouse to discuss a series of airline freight robberies, their conversation is interrupted by a disturbance from another part of the building. The airline official goes to investigate and meets with sudden death.

March 2, 1972: The Sound Of Money Talking
Season 1, episode 23
W: Richard Shapiro   D: Don McDougall

With Peter Haskell (Roy Landers), Walter Burke (Virgil Willis), Luke Askew (Murph), Simon Scott (Henry Benton), Vic Tayback (Victor Thanatos), Herb Vigran (Bartender), Norman Leavitt (Motel Manager), Barbara Bosson (Teller), Bing Russell (Lieutenant).
Mike's efforts to solve a bank robbery are complicated by Nikki's romantic interest in one of the suspects. (Last show of the series.)


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