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



1970s Episode Guide for 'Petrocelli':


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





March 16, 1974: Night Games
W: E. Jack Neuman   D: Don Taylor

With Luke Askew (D. D. Franklin), Joanna Cameron (Thelma Latimer), Anjanette Comer (Jenny Kenadices), Ralph Meeker (Sheriff Dutch Arnbrecht), Stefanie Powers (Pauline Hannigan), Henry Darrow (Luis Martinez), Wiilliam Prince (Clayton Nikell), Dennis Patrick (Judge Madford), Jon Cypher (Dale Hannigan).
A young Harvard lawyer and his wife move to San Remo, where he defends a socialite woman accused of murdering her husband.





September 11, 1974: The Golden Cage
Season 1, episode 1
W: Dan Ullman   D: Joseph Pevney

With Rosemary Forsyth (Nancy Holbrook), William Windom (Alex Mayberry), Joseph Campanella (Arthur Holbrook), Morgan Woodward (Lt. Cayle), Rose Marie (Thelma).
Barry Newman stars in the title role as an aspiring lawyer who leaves city life to practice in a southwest cattle town where his unconventional courtroom tactics create a stirring atmosphere. Tonight, Petrocelli defends a millionaire's wife who is charged with slaying her husband's associate.

September 18, 1974: Music To Die By
Season 1, episode 2
W: Oliver Crawford   D: Paul Stanley

With Rick Nelson (Country Boy), David Doyle (Caswell Turner), Jeremy Slate (Sam Stacy), Bobbie Jordan (Millie), Sandy Kenyon (Morrow), David Huddleston (Detective Ponce).
A country-western singer hires Tony Petrocelli to defend him when his hard-won career is jeopardized by a homicide accusation.

September 25, 1974: By Reason Of Madness
Season 1, episode 3
W: William Kelley   D: James Sheldon

With Lynda Day George (Vickie Richardson), John Vernon (Barney Majors), Loretta Swit (Ella Knox), James McEachin (Dr. Shoate), Rory Calhoun (Edgar Richardson), Rudy Bond (Dr. Starnberg).
Tony Petrocelli agrees to defend a woman, charged with having murdered her husband, a slaying which the prosecuting attorney claims was prompted by jealousy of her husband's mistress.

October 2, 1974: Edge Of Evil
Season 1, episode 4
W: Dan Ullman   D: Irving J. Moore

With William Shatner (Adam North), Susan Oliver (Eleanor Warren), Lynn Carlin (Audrey North), Dana Elcar (Daily), Morgan Paull (Dan Carter), Glenn Corbett (Robert Warren), Harrison Ford (Tom Brannigan).
The threatened revelation of damaging ecological information results in a murder that Petrocelli must solve.

October 9, 1974: A Life For A Life
Season 1, episode 5
W: William D. Gordon, James Doherty   D: Allen Reisner

With Geoffrey Deuel (Edgar Dorsey), Sharon Farrell (Arlene Johnson), John Anderson (Joshua Forbes), Henry Jones (Wheaton), Felice Orlandi (Lyle Holcomb), Walter Brooke (Arthur Martin), Paul C. Thomas (Sgt. Macklin).
Tony Petrocelli defends a young man unfortunate enough to be in the wrong town, at the wrong place, at the wrong time.

October 23, 1974: Death In High Places
Season 1, episode 6
W: Leo Pipkin   D: Richard Donner

With Belinda Montgomery (Barbara Horton), Cameron Mitchell (Sheriff Bates), Harold Gould (Haskell Fox), Barney Phillips (Frank Kelly), Gregory Sierra (Rudolph Chavez), Richard Elman (Sam Horton), Joe Mantell (Jess Carson), Dick Alexander (Bobby Gains).
When a wealthy businessman and his pilot die in a plane crash, possibly caused by sabotage, the sheriff suspects the tycoon's spoiled daughter.

October 30, 1974: Double Negative
Season 1, episode 7
W: Robert C. Dennis   D: Herb Wallerstein

With Michael Burns (Billy Fletcher), Fritz Weaver (Col. William Fletcher), Lisa Farringer (Renate Fletcher), Gene Tyburn (Tom Onslow), David Huddleston (Lt. Ponce).
A blackmailer's threat to reveal pornographic film footage of the daughter-in-law of a retired Army colonel results in the blackmailer's slaying and indictment of the colonel's son.

November 6, 1974: Mirror, Mirror, On The Wall
Season 1, episode 8
W: Leonard Katzman   D: Irving J. Moore

With Stefanie Powers (Ellen / Jean Carter), Harold Gould (Haskell Fox), William Bramley (Milton Daniels), Erica Hagen (Shirley Snyder), Kurt Grayson (Allan Bell).
Stefanie Powers guests in a dual role as a pair of twin sisters, one of whom is guilty of the slaying of a philandering playboy.

November 13, 1974: An Act Of Love
Season 1, episode 9
W: Leonard Katzman   D: Paul Stanley

With John David Carson (Frank Donato), John Marley (Vito Donato), Simon Scott (Senator Sam James), Claudette Nevins (Annette James), Alan Oppenheimer (Joe Davis), Angela Clarke (Mrs. Donato), Christina Hart (Niki James).
Petrocelli is asked to defend a young man accused of the slaying of a Senator's daughter, who became a call girl to strike out at her father and shame him.

November 27, 1974: A Very Lonely Lady
Season 1, episode 10
W: Robert Stull   D: Vincent McEveety

With Russell Wiggins (Albert Deigh), Lou Gossett Jr. (D.A. Kurt Olson), Arlene Martel (Marnie Jane Underwood), Jack Ging (Wayne Jacoby), John Milford (J.C. Underwood), Lucille Benson (Angie Crawford).
Petrocelli is assigned by the public defender's office to defend a young drifter with a history of violence on a charge of having killed the promiscuous wife of a local man.

December 4, 1974: Counterploy
Season 1, episode 11
W: Edward J. Lakso   D: James Sheldon

With Ben Masters (John Deiman), Michele Conaway (Susan Deiman), Richard Jaeckel (Sgt. Sanford), Hayden Rorke (Arnold Cole), Gaye Huston (Wendy Burton).
Accused of having shot and killed his wife's lover, a young policeman is friendless except for his attorney, Petrocelli.

December 18, 1974: A Covenant With Evil
Season 1, episode 12
W: Rod Baker   D: Herschel Daugherty, Richard Donner

With Charles Martin Smith (Frankie), Dean Harens (Dr. Vinton), Paul Carr (Paul Cooper), Julie Cobb (Millie Conway), Arthur Malet (Clyde Ledbetter), Robyn Millan (Beth Williams), David Huddleston (Lt. Ponce).
A young retarded man is accused of killing a nurse, but Petrocelli learns that the victim had just broken up with her boyfriend and was supposedly involved with a doctor.

January 15, 1975: The Sleep Of Reason
Season 1, episode 13
W: William Kelley   D: Irving J. Moore

With Christopher Connelly (Willie Flanders), Pamela Franklin (Joan Barth), Albert Stratton (Professor Logan), Logan Ramsey (Professor Beale), Francine York (Annabelle Tracy).
After an argument with the professor of a hypnosis class, a teaching assistant returns with a gun but later claims he can't remember the shooting.

January 22, 1975: A Fallen Idol
Season 1, episode 14
W: Leonard Katzman   D: Herb Wallerstein

With Don Stroud (Frankie Copa), Lou Gossett Jr. (D.A. Kurt Olson), Susan Strasberg (T.J. Farlow), Richard Ward (Charlie Bobo), George Petrie (Morrie Ryder), Ben Hammer (Arthur Handler).
A boxer and one-time childhood friend of Petrocelli is found huddled over the beaten body of his manager and accused of assault and battery. The manager dies and the charge becomes murder.

January 29, 1975: Once Upon A Victim
Season 1, episode 15
W: Leonard Katzman, Stanley Roberts   D: Herschel Daugherty

With John Dehner (Dr. Leo Stegner), Renne Jarrett (Laureen Phillips), Della Reese (Angela Damon), Jonathan Lippe (Dr. Clayton), Barbara Rhoades (Virginia Halima), Alan Fudge (Sam Markland).
A wealthy woman is slain and the doctor whose clinic she supports is found, scalpel in hand, by the deceased.

February 5, 1975: The Kidnapping
Season 1, episode 16
W: Robert C. Dennis   D: Gunner Helstrom

With Kim Darby (Donna), Gene Evans (Senator McCaslin), Todd Lookinland (Jody), Patricia Blair (Angela Gilmartin), Dick Davalos (D.A. Charles Waller), Frank Ashmore (Alec McCaslin).
A woman kidnaps her own son from her father-in-law, Senator McCaslin, but complications arise when the Senator's secretary is found slain.

February 19, 1975: A Lonely Victim
Season 1, episode 17
W: Leonard Katzman   D: Irving J. Moore

With Anjanette Comer (Mary Thoppe), Madlyn Rhue (Ellen Walker), Simon Scott (Carson), Don Dubbins (Joseph Bear), Fred Beir (Raymond Walker), Mark Goddard (Perry Brooks), David Huddleston (Lt. Ponce).
A woman who has been having an affair wth her boss becomes the prime suspect when he is slain.

February 26, 1975: The Outsiders
Season 1, episode 18
W: Thomas L. Miller, Leonard Katzman   D: Irving J. Moore

With David Huddleston (Lt. Ponce), Mitch Vogel (Ron Field), Mark Hamill (David Mitchell), Marion Ross (Mary Sloan), William Bramley (Cyrus Mitchell), Lucille Benson (Lucille Field).
When a family of migrant workers comes to San Remo and sends their eldest son to town for medicine, he is accused of murdering a drugstore owner.

March 5, 1975: Vengeance In White
Season 1, episode 19
W: Robert Stull   D: Leonard Katzman

With Michael Anderson Jr. (Rev. Nathaniel Wakely), Brenda Scott (Bonnie Wakely), Elinor Donahue (Joan Hiller), Michael Bell (Glenn Hiller), Ken Swofford (Phillip Armor), David Huddleston (Lt. Ponce).
The wife of an evangelist is arrested in the slaying of her husband's corrupt manager.

March 12, 1975: Four The Hard Way
Season 1, episode 20
W: William Kelley   D: Joseph Pevney

With Strother Martin (Clate Dobie), Paul Brinegar (Patch Dressler), Eddie Firestone (Cy Bissell), Shug Fisher (Toot Gannon), Lina Raymond (Juno Tuttle), William Bryant (Brian Schofield), Gloria LeRoy (Zazu O'Brian), John Crawford (John Tuttle).
A man has an argument with his son-in-law at a birthday party and later is accused of homicide when the young man is found dead.

March 27, 1975: Death In Small Doses
Season 1, episode 21
W: Al Reynolds, John Dawson   D: Don Taylor

With Stephen Elliott (Martin Granger), Robert Mandan (Sheriff Arnheit), Michael Baseleon (Melvin Pollack), Paul Shenar (Archie LaSalle), Elizabeth MacRae (Lucille Bates), George O'Hanlon Jr. (Lewis Baldwin), Torin Thatcher (George Baldwin).
A nurse is found slain and her patient dead. When the decedent's grandson is accused of the crimes, Petrocelli defends him.

April 2, 1975: A Night Of Terror
Season 1, episode 22
W: William Kelley   D: Bernard McEveety

With Lois Nettleton (Gloria), Peter Mark Richman (Leo Roman), Lance LeGault (Fred Kistler), Morgan Woodward (Augie Briola), Alan Fudge (Sam Murkland), Claudia Bryar (Mrs. Brancussi), Med Flory (Robert Miller), Joseph Mell (Erik Frost), Walker Edmiston (Clerk).
A woman awakens after being knocked unconscious in a fight with her boyfriend, to find that the man has been slain and the gun which killed him is in her hand.





September 10, 1975: Shadow Of Fear
Season 2, episode 1
W: Katharyn Michaelian, Michael Michaelian   D: Irving J. Moore

With Diana Ewing (Dusty Stevens), Ned Beatty (Gage Hurley), John Crawford (Billy Elwood), Michael Bell (Frank Kaiser), Ford Rainey (Hank Stevens), Don 'Red' Barry (Vern Baker), Gerald McRaney (Cliff Rediger).
A clown is accused of homicide when a rodeo star with whom he had an argument is found slain, as the series starts its second season.

September 17, 1975: The Mark Of Cain
Season 2, episode 2
W: Leonard Katzman   D: Leonard Katzman

With John Saxon (Richie Martin), Carver Barnes (Connors), John H. Cox (Davis), Paul Koslo (Morgan), Vincent Beck (Parker), Ken Swofford (Lt. John Clifford).
A boyhood friend pays a visit to Petrocelli and later is arrested on a homicide charge.

September 24, 1975: Five Yards Of Trouble
Season 2, episode 3
W: William Keys   D: Joseph Pevney

With Ron Foster (Al Woodward), Glenn Corbett (Charlie Royer), Barbara Luna (Dorothy), Robbie Rist (Ray), H.M. Wynant (Ramsdale).
Petrocelli defends a man who, enraged to find his wife posing in a bikini for a photographer at another man's home, has a reason to be suspected for murder.

October 1, 1975: Shadow Of Fear
Season 2, episode 4
W: Leonard Katzman   D: Irving J. Moore

With John Henry Cox (Tom Archer), Victor Rendina (Paulio Apolis), Eric Server (Waters), Anne Archer (Sherril Brewster), William Windom (Alan Brewster), Warren Kemmerling (Lt. Carter), Jonathan Lippe (Harry Silver).
A woman tells Petrocelli that she shot her first husband, and both are stunned when her second husband is arrested for the crime. Petrocelli must change clients in midstream.

October 8, 1975: Chain Of Command
Season 2, episode 5
W: Katharyn Michaelian   D: Herb Wallerstein

With Lin McCarthy (Leo Shane), Lee H. Montgomery (Freddie), Rosemary DeCamp (Mrs. Drew), John Lupton (Billy Hanson), Warren Stevens (General Drew), John Ritter (John Oleson).
Petrocelli's client is a mechanic whose wrench, found bearing his fingerprints, was used to murder the airline executive who fired him.

October 29, 1975: To See No Evil
Season 2, episode 6
W: Leonard Katzman, Thomas L. Miller   D: Irving J. Moore

With Michael Bell (Frank Kaiser), Alfred G. Bosnos (Dr. Morris), Steve Sandor (Robert Jarvis), Dave Hatunen (John Saffro), Julie Kavner (Julie), Robert Symonds (Waldman), Erica Hagen (Shirley Miller).
Petrocelli defends a blind girl accused of the accidental slaying of her boyfriend, whose true identity cannot be revealed.

November 5, 1975: Terror On Wheels
Season 2, episode 7
W: Leonard Katzman, Peter Lefcourt   D: Herb Wallerstein

With Paul Roland (Frank Jennings), Kipp Whitman (Nick Fenton), Jim Antonio (Paul Wiggins), John Colicos (Dimitri), Ayn Ruymen (Katie), Gerald McRaney (Santo), Annette O'Toole (Tina).
Tony Petrocelli defends a man who is accused of slaying a member of a motorcycle gang who was dating his daughter.

November 12, 1975: The Gamblers
Season 2, episode 8
W: John Hudock   D: Herb Wallerstein

With A Martinez (Mando Rivera), John Lupton (Billy Hanson), Gloria LeRoy (Ms. Ames), Mark Hamill (Dennis Wylie), Jack Ging (James Wylie), Monika Ramirez (Teresa Rivera), Charles Young (Joe Malone), Eugene Kelly (Al Benton).
When the evidence linking a young man to the slaying of his employer makes Petrocelli suspicious, he investigates and uncovers a web of debts and burglaries.

December 10, 1975: Terror By The Book
Season 2, episode 9
W: Jeff Myrow   D: Irving J. Moore

With Anne Francis (Emily Burke), Marj Dusay (Eve Orland), Wayne Waterhouse (Kelly), Dick Butkus (Bill Eberly), Dewey Martin (Bill Whitehead), S. John Launer (Franklin), Michael Bell (Frank Kaiser), Ned Wilson (Roy Burke).
A famous author's plan to reveal intimate secrets about people he grew up with in San Remo results in his death, and Petrocelli defends the prime suspect.

December 17, 1975: Face Of Evil
Season 2, episode 10
W: Thomas L. Miller   D: Irving J. Moore

With Kay Lenz (Janet/Mary Wade), Robert F. Lyons (Sam Johnson), Fred Beir (John Kelly), Shirley Poliakoff (Thelma), Henry Kendrick (Doc Simpson), Fred Ashley (Henry Hoffler), Lucille Benson (Madge Briar), Sandy Rosenthal (Dr. Koblin).
Kay Lenz guests as twin sisters when a shy, introverted girl is accused of slaying a man she met at the diner where she works.

December 24, 1975: Too Many Alibis
Season 2, episode 11
W: Fred Freiberger   D: Herb Wallerstein

With Bettye Ackerman (Ann Hendricks), Sally Kirkland (Joan Arnold), Robert Hooks (Dave Hill), Susan Sullivan (Janet Wilson), Gino Ardito (Bill Thomas), Riley Hill (Allen Mitchell), Gloria Calomee (Cobbie Hill).
Petrocelli's client is a conscientious black doctor accused of killing the hospital chief of staff, who charged him with incompetence and fired him.

December 31, 1975: A Deadly Vow
Season 2, episode 12
W: Leonard Katzman   D: Irving J. Moore

With Salome Jens (Leah Barnes), Warren Kemmerling (Lt. Carter), Rosemary Forsyth (Lauren), Len Wayland (Jack Mayhew), Alan Landers (Jeff Morgan), Davey Davison (Ginny Morgan), Sandy Rosenthal (Goldie), Stephen Blood (Alan Edwards).
A woman asks Petrocelli about the penalties for homicide, telling him she is going to do away with her husband.

January 14, 1976: Jubilee Jones
Season 2, episode 13
W: John Hudock   D: Victor French

With Scatman Crothers (Jubilee Jones), Beah Richards (Bessie Jones), Michael Bell (Frank Kaiser), Barbara Rhoades (Shirley Peters), Linda Sublette (Alice Jablonski).
A man is accused of killing the manager of the theater where he works.

January 21, 1976: Falling Star
Season 2, episode 14
W: Leonard Katzman   D: Russ Mayberry

With Ken Curtis (Harry Underwood), Susan Dey (Jenny Halliday), Noble Willingham (Artie Jacobs), Lawrence Casey (Buddy Vanders), George Petrie (Mannie), Frank Aletter (Lee Larker), Francine York (Lisa Farley), Susanne Zenor (Gigi Laverne).
A once-famous western actor is accused of slaying the producer of a motion picture.

January 28, 1976: Survival
Season 2, episode 15
W: Leonard Katzman   D: Art Fisher

With Cindy Williams (Carol Janssen), Jonathan Lippe (Paul Morgan), Rene Enriquez (Sgt. Hank Morales), Christopher Connelly (Don Janssen), Troy Melton (White), James W. Gavin (Helicopter Pilot).
A woman whose husband has been arrested for burglary seeks out Tony Petrocelli, but his car is ambushed when he tries to find the husband.

February 4, 1976: The Night Visitor
Season 2, episode 16
W: Leonard Katzman   D: Robert Scheerer

With Thayer David (Arnold MacIver), Ken Swofford (Lt. Clifford), Joan Van Ark (Chris Parker), Phillip Pine (Ed Parker).
A mysterious man leaves a cryptic message for Tony Petrocelli, and soon after that his office is ransacked.

February 11, 1976: Blood Money
Season 2, episode 17
W: Leonard Katzman   D: Irving J. Moore

With Denver Pyle (Andrew Warburton), David Huddleston (Lt. Ponce), Andrew Rubin (Doc Holliday), Nicholas Hammond (Whitey), Susanne Zenor (Gigi Laverne), James Daughton (Andy Warburton III), James Gammon (Harry).
A fraternity-prank kidnapping suddenly becomes deadly realistic when the victim is kidnapped for real.

February 18, 1976: Any Number Can Die
Season 2, episode 18
W: Leonard Katzman, Jeff Myrow   D: Leonard Katzman

With Joshua Bryant (Paul Andrews), Paul Burke (John Flemming), Mark Gordon (Frank Keegan), David Huddleston (Lt. Ponce), Gwynne Gilford (Jean Andrews), Fred Stromsoe (Frank Newman).
Petrocelli may be next in line on a murder list, as everyone connected with a computer theft of government secrets is mysteriously killed.

February 25, 1976: Six Strings Of Guilt
Season 2, episode 19
W: John Hudock   D: Don Weis

With Joanna Miles (Sally Barnes), Ward Costello (Thomas Barnes), Wayne Tippit (Detective Lewis), Martin Kove (Frank Harris), Tammy Harrington (Judy Barnes), Claire Brennan (Georgia), Eddie Quillan (Drunk).
Tony's friend is accused of homicide when a man who tried to blackmail his girlfriend is found dead.

March 3, 1976: Deadly Journey
Season 2, episode 20
W: Donnell DiMaggio   D: Paul Lynch

With Marion Ross (Janet Williamson), Lucille Benson (Lucille Davis), Alan Vint (Joe Davis), Lynn Borden (Susan Kerry), M.P. Murphy (Jack Keefe), Brian Libby (Bill Kerry).
Petrocelli and Ritter offer an elderly hitchhiker a lift to San Remo, and later learn that she has been arrested for the murder of her son's employer. (Last show of the series.)


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