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Series regulars or semi-regulars in 'Project UFO' from 1970-1982:



1970-1982 Episode Guide for 'Project UFO':


(Episodes with dates prior to 1970 aired as reruns.)

February 19, 1978: Sighting 4001: The Washington D.C. Incident
Season 1, episode 1
W: Harold Jack Bloom   D: Richard Quine

With Anne Schedeen (Helen McNair), Len Wayland (Operations Director), Frances Reid (Martha Carlyle), Lin McCarthy (Senior Controller), Hoke Howell (Burke), John Findlater (Lt. Gary McNair).
Debut of a series featuring dramatizations of cases taken from the U.S. Air Force's "Project Blue Book". Tonight, a woman in Virginia claims a robot-like creature descended from a hovering craft to take soil samples, and an Air Force pilot crashes while pursuing an unidentified flying object over Washington, D.C.

February 26, 1978: Sighting 4002: The Joshua Flats Incident
Season 1, episode 2
W: Harold Jack Bloom   D: Robert M. Leeds

With Barbara Luna (Helen Ramirez), Mills Watson (Barney Tomlinson), David Yanez (Pauley Ramirez), Colby Chester (Jim), Olan Soule (George La Tourette), Parley Baer (Tom Fairly).
An investigative team looks into reported sightings in a small town and determines that a young boy, who is reluctant to reveal what he saw, may hold the key.

March 12, 1978: Sighting 4003: The Fremont Incident
Season 1, episode 3
W: Donald L. Gold, Lester William Berke   D: Sigmund Neufeld Jr.

With Rod Perry (Robert Lee Armstrong), Frank Aletter (Milton Short), Herbert Rudley (Marsden), Kim Hamilton (Diane Armstrong), Gary Crosby (Maynard Timmons), Rod Cameron (Chief Gaffrey), Paul Tuerpe (Sam Carver), Don Ross (Frank Marco).
A black policeman in a predominantly white town reports the landing of a strange craft, but the ridicule of the townspeople causes him to doubt himself and almost results in the loss of his job.

March 19, 1978: Sighting 4004: The Howard Crossing Incident
Season 1, episode 4
W: Donald L. Gold, Lester William Berke   D: Robert M. Leeds

With Leif Erickson (Fredrick Carlson), Maggie King (Jeannie Carlson), Claude Johnson (Martin Carlson), Ezra Stone (Prof. Hollander), Virginia Gregg (Greta Marshall), Lou Frizzell (Alex Marshall), Malachi Throne (Dr. Forrest), Richard Derr (Darryl Cochran), Jack Ging (Captain Gordon), Peggy Webber (Helen Carlson).
A rancher and his family are attacked by alien creatures.

March 26, 1978: Sighting 4005: The Medicine Bow Incident
Season 1, episode 5
W: Sean Baine   D: Dennis Donnelly

With Paul Picerni (Ed Mason), Edward Winter (Brad Everett), Kenneth Mars (Gus Shaftner), Anthony Eisley (Charles Lundman), Darrell Larson (Danny Peterson), Joan Freeman (Peggy Williams).
A boomerang-shaped vehicle chases a commercial airliner; a would-be politician says he was almost "barbecued" by a UFO.

April 2, 1978: Sighting 4006: The Nevada Desert Incident
Season 1, episode 6
W: Robert Blees   D: Robert M. Leeds

With Scott Hylands (Lt. Paul Staley), Andrew Duggan (Dr. O'Neill), Adrienne Larussa (Cynthia Staley), Buck Young (Maj. Birnham), Hank Brandt (Colonel Fox), Donna Douglas (Wendy), Robert Patten (Capt. Selvidge).
His career and marriage are jeopardized when an Air Force lieutenant claims that he has seen four glowing, disk-shaped objects and a huge mother ship.

April 9, 1978: Sighting 4007: The Forest City Incident
Season 1, episode 7
W: Donald L. Gold   D: Dennis Donnelly

With Stephen Hudis (Jerry Daniels), Michael F. Blake (Clay Munson), Tim Donnelly (Stu Hadley), Stacy Keach Sr. (Mr. Mathis), Skip Homeier (Lt. Coogan), Cindy Eilbacher (Marcy Corning), Deborah Donnelly (Ellie Hammond), Christopher Woods (Lt. Carmichael), Don Dubbins (Charles Hamlin), Sam Edwards (Herb), Vic Perrin (Pete), Radames Pera (Eddie).
Two high school seniors, parked in the woods with their dates, see a huge saucer-shaped vehicle hovering above them; a duck hunter claims to have photographed a UFO.

April 23, 1978: Sighting 4008: The Desert Springs Incident
Season 1, episode 8
W: Donald L. Gold   D: Robert M. Leeds

With Buckley Norris (Dave Chapman), Jack Sheldon (Mike Kirby), Peggy Webber (Emma Smith), Joseph Ruskin (Gist), Darlene Duralia (Cindy Carroll), Dana House (Francine Roth).
Two men are trapped in an aerial tramway car after a large UFO pursues them and bathes them in an intense white light that causes a power failure.

April 30, 1978: Sighting 4009: The French Incident
Season 1, episode 9
W: Donald L. Gold   D: Sigmund Neufeld Jr.

With Jacques Aubuchon (Marchand), Eric Braeden (Paul Gerard), Maria Grimm (Michelle Tanner), Morgan Woodward (Carlton Tanner), Kip Niven (John Tanner).
The son of a presidential envoy supposedly is abducted in a flying saucer.

May 7, 1978: Sighting 4010: The Waterford Incident
Season 1, episode 10
W: Michael Donovan   D: Dennis Donnelly

With Craig Stevens (Col. Delany), Anthony Geary (Darryl Biggs), Shane Sinutko (Timmy Delany), S. Newton Anderson (Jim Croft), Dr. Joyce Brothers (Dr. Paulson), Howard Culver (Dr. Bensinger), Winter Horton (Paul Radcliffe).
A boys military academy is blanketed by a web-like substance; a hunter is attacked by an alien robot.

May 20, 1978: Sighting 4011: The Doll House Incident
Season 1, episode 11
W: Robert Blees   D: Robert M. Leeds

With Alf Kjellin (Carl Youngstrom), David Hedison (Fredrick Flanagan), Linda Foster (Kristie Shields), Marta Kristen (Anita).
Alien beings exchange a lotus-shaped loaf of bread for a jug of earthly water.

May 27, 1978: Sighting 4012: The Rock And Hard Place Incident
Season 1, episode 12
W: Robert Blees   D: Dennis Donnelly

With Elaine Joyce (Theresa Ball), Jack Hogan (Max Stacey), Paul Brinegar (Arley McCoy), Ann Doran (Annie Butler), Robert Ginty (Jeff Peters), Robert Patten (Col. Davis), Scott Garrett (Andy).
Major Gatlin and Sergeant Fitz find themselves under investigation by the government after reporting a UFO.

June 4, 1978: Sighting 4013: The St. Hillary Incident
Season 1, episode 13
W: James Moser   D: Robert M. Leeds

With Pamela Franklin (Sister Lucy), Amzie Strickland (Sister Anne), Virginia Gregg (Sister Superior), David Watson (Monsignor Killian), Val De Vargus (Sheriff Diaz).
Two nuns encounter a UFO on the grounds of their convent.





September 21, 1978: Sighting 4015: The Underwater Incident
Season 2, episode 1
W: Steve Downing, Margaret Armen, Alf Harris, Robert Blees   D: John Patterson

With Scott Thomas (Paul Marshall), Caroline McWilliams (Eve Summers), Laurette Spang (Linda Collins), Allen Case (Cmdr. Bell).
Season premiere. A charter boat is rammed by a UFO and a marine biologist is found unconscious on a stretch of beach that is unmarked by either tracks or footprints.

September 28, 1978: Sighting 4017: The Devilish Davidson Lights Incident
Season 2, episode 2
W: Robert Blees   D: John Patterson

With Kim Hunter (Dr. Samantha), Jared Martin (Dr. Jon Robinson), Jenny Sullivan (Dr. Linda Robinson), Bob Delegall (Captain Harlan), Isaac Ruiz (Captain Harlan), Allan Miller (Bill Gillette).
One summer night, a California college professor and some friends witness and photograph two bluish-green V-shaped UFOs, which returned for the rest of the townspeople to see the following night.

October 5, 1978: Sighting 4016: The Pipeline Incident
Season 2, episode 3
W: Andrew Burke   D: Robert M. Leeds

With Randolph Mantooth (Tim Jenkins), Cameron Mitchell (Donald Worth), Donald May (Richard McLane), Brad Dexter (Lew Perrino), Melodie Johnson (Aileen Jenkins).
A cargo plane navigator mysteriously changes his story about a bizarre UFO sighting over the Yukon border.

October 12, 1978: Sighting 4018: The Incident On The Cliffs
Season 2, episode 4
W: Greg Heffernan   D: Robert M. Leeds

With Trish Stewart (Lisa Forman), William Reynolds (Roger Forman), Kim Richards (Amy Forman), Miles Shearer (Lt. Col. Hutton).
Four bright blue and white UFO's spiraling at incredible speed are captured on film by a young woman with a history of mental illness.

October 19, 1978: Sighting 4019: The Believe It Or Not Incident
Season 2, episode 5
W: Donald L. Gold, George Slavin   D: John Patterson

With Mark Slade (Roy Layton), Marie Windsor (Cara Layton), Anne Lockhart (Ann Booth), Olan Soule (Prof. Diedler).
A student pilot flying a T-34 sights a UFO and buzzes a restricted area while chasing it.

November 2, 1978: Sighting 4022: The Camouflage Incident
Season 2, episode 6
W: Robert C. Dennis   D: Robert M. Leeds

With Michael Strong (Robinson), Gary Crosby (Ed Norwood), Norman Burton (Dr. Greiner), Elaine Devry (Mrs. Robinson), Henry Jones (Harold Moon), Bradley Greene (Terry Robinson), Barry Cahill (Don Barry).
Three prominent businessmen are attacked by a UFO while on a fishing trip, and one is able to catch it on film.

November 30, 1978: Sighting 4020: The Island Incident
Season 2, episode 7
W: Donald L. Gold, Andrew Burke, Ben Masselink   D: Robert M. Leeds

With Marlyn Mason (Donna Sanders), Cal Bellini (Peter Ucki), Ken Renard (Manuku), Sam Tampoya (Timi), James Olson (Dr. Sanders).
A doctor and three natives of a South Pacific island sight a UFO, but the natives later deny it.

December 7, 1978: Sighting 4021: The Superstition Mountain Incident
Season 2, episode 8
W: Larry Alexander, George F. Slavin   D: Lawrence Dobkin

With Josh Albee (Charlie), Anna Karen (Clara), Leslie Ackerman (Laurie Pawling), William Bogert (Timothy Hooper), Dr. Joyce Brothers (Dr. Siginaw).
A student who witnessed a UFO is warned not to tell anyone by a gypsy woman.

December 28, 1978: Sighting 4023: The I-Man Incident
Season 2, episode 9
W: Buck Houghton   D: Richard Moder

With Pamelyn Ferdin (Cindy Harper), Whit Bissell (Harper), Malachi Throne (Prof. Lazlo).
A large but extremely delicate UFO hovers over a 10-year-old on girl a beach, and plays her a startling message which echoes a signal sent from earth 15 years ago.

January 4, 1979: Sighting 4024: The Scoutmaster Incident
Season 2, episode 10
W: Albert Aley, George F. Slavin   D: Robert M. Leeds

With Russell Wiggins (Andy McMurtry), Jim B. Smith (Chief Morton), Lou Frizzell (Luke Primrose), Joyce Jameson (Ella Primrose), Scott Mulhern (Sgt. Larkin), Kenneth Tigar (Ron Denby), Steve Patrick (Chris Sherwood), Brian Part (Sam Robbins).
A Vietnam veteran, hiding a secret from his past, refuses to reveal information about his UFO sighting.

July 5, 1979: Sighting 4026: The Atlantic Queen Incident
Season 2, episode 11
W: Donald L. Gold   D: Robert M. Leeds

With Peter Brown (Steve Rollins), John Anderson (Captain Bergstad), Morey Amsterdam (Ollie Hyers), Jayne Meadows (Marlene Baker), Raymond Mayo (Helmsman), Donna Douglas (Mrs. Ferrell), Ed Deemer (Radio Operator).
The passengers and crew of an ocean liner on a transatlantic journey to America report seeing flying saucers and alien beings.

July 12, 1979: Sighting 4025: The Whitman Tower Incident
Season 2, episode 12
W: T.S. Cook   D: Rich Greer

With Fred Holliday (Chuck Ryerson), Linda Foster (Janet Ryerson), Robert Patten (Felix Webster), Olan Soule (Emerson Keyes), Christopher Woods (Tom Pederson), Vic Perrin (Rashoon), Sam Edwards (Airport Manager).
A family living at the top of a high-rise apartment reports sighting a series of bizarre objects.

July 19, 1979: Sighting 4014: The Wild Blue Yonder Incident
Season 2, episode 13
W: Robert Blees   D: Rich Greer

With Rebecca York (Kay Galloway), W.K. Stratton (Doug Deweiler), Thomas A. Stewart (Roland Highbie), Fred Holliday (Captain Moran), Lloyd Alan (Jonathan Ames).
A student pilot sights a UFO and dives toward earth, only to face expulsion when no one believes her story. (Last show of the series.)


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