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Series regulars or semi-regulars in 'The Manhunter' in the 1970s:



1970s Episode Guide for 'The Manhunter':


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

September 11, 1974: The Ma Gantry Gang
Season 1, episode 1
W: William Bast

With Ida Lupino (Ma Gantry), Sam Elliott (Will Gantry), Don Stroud (Ira Gantry), Tim O'Connor (Ben Marks), Beverly Washburn (Doreen), Davey Davison (Cassy Flynn), Barney Phillips (Olin Thomas), Robert Mandan (Arnie Olsen), Patricia Mattick (Nancy Miller).
Ken Howard stars as ex-Marine Dave Barrett who, because of the death of a close friend in a bank robbery, becomes a private investigator criss-crossing the country, bringing to justice dangerous criminals of the 1930s. In the first episode, Dave Barrett is summoned to stop a series of train robberies and goes after the gang aboard a speeding train. Filmed on location in Colorado.

September 18, 1974: The Man Who Thought He Was Dillinger
Season 1, episode 2

With Ray Danton, Robert Emhardt, Mitchell Ryan, Alexandra Hay, David Hedison (Jeffrey Donnenfield).
Dave Barrett becomes the "eyes" of a former federal agent blinded in a raid on a gang hideout.

September 25, 1974: The Baby-Faced Killers
Season 1, episode 3

With Ford Rainey (James Barrett), Denver Pyle (Sam Dickerson), Lynne Marta (Beth Anders), Darrell Fetty (Wayne Kepner), Paul Koslo (Tommy Wednesday), Laurence Haddon (Timothy Simpson), Joan Tompkins (Mrs. Beal), Michael Burns (Bobby Lee Dickerson).
Dave Barrett's search for a missing farm boy leads to a gang of youthful bank robbers whose hideout is an orphanage and who show surprising skill in planning their crimes.

October 2, 1974: Death On The Run
Season 1, episode 4
W: Robert W. Lenski

With Bo Hopkins (Sonny Welch), William Schallert (Dr. Hurley), Harry Guardino (Bert Heideman), William Watson (Fred Lummit), Kelly Thordsen (Sheriff Grant).
A vicious gangster and his men take over a small town hospital, forcing the staff to neglect their patients and concentrate on saving ther critically injured cohort.

October 9, 1974: Trackdown
Season 1, episode 5
W: Robert W. Lenski

With Royce D. Applegate (Josh Cotton), Mary Jackson (Mary Cotton), Katherine Justice (Emma Cotton), Neva Patterson (Emma Yarborough), Chris Robinson (Willie Cotton), Bucklind Beery (Ed Yarborough), Herman Poppe (George Yarborough), R.G. Armstrong (Sheriff Mosley).
A killer bank robber gets away with a strongbox full of gold, but loses it as he heads for his backwoods hideout and an explosive family feud.

October 16, 1974: Terror From The Skies
Season 1, episode 6

With Don Dubbins (Deputy), Harry Lauter (Sheriff Logan), Regis Cordic (Sam Corby), Linda Marsh (Jean Chapman), Billy Green Bush (Donald Chapman), Glenn Corbett (Steve Iron).
Dave Barrett fights a dangerous battle for his life when he attempts to solve a bizarre cattle-rustling scheme in which helpless cowboys are gunned down from the air and their stock herded by a small plane.

October 23, 1974: The Doomsday Gang
Season 1, episode 7
W: Robert Sherman

With Jason Evers (Elliot), Marj Dusay (Lorna), Monte Markham (Maxwell), Dana Elcar, Russell Thorson, Ramon Bieri, Robert Doyle.
Dave Barrett pursues a gang led by a bomb-throwing defrocked minister, when he is hired by a union official to find the real criminals responsible for the murder and robbery for which his men are being falsely accused.

October 30, 1974: The Deadly Brothers
Season 1, episode 8
W: Carey Wilber

With Joan Van Ark (Victoria Wyland), Peter Haskell (James Wyland), Robert Webber (Avery Newcomb), Robert Pine, James Luisi, Arlene Golonka, Jerry Douglas (Proctor).
A muckraking reporter is captured and tortured into revealing where he has hidden evidence proving state graft payoffs.

November 6, 1974: The Truck Murders
Season 1, episode 9
W: Robert Bloch

With Celeste Holm (Clara Clavert), Fred Sadoff (Tolman), Patty McCormack (Doris Brady), Sorrell Booke (Sellers), Claudia Jennings (Peggy), Charles Knox Robinson.
The stabbing death of a Marine buddy plunges Dave Barrett into the stormy backstage affairs of a theatrical troupe whose leading lady is fighting to revive her fading career.

November 13, 1974: Jackknife
Season 1, episode 10

With Brooke Bundy (Allison Collins), Christopher Stone (Rick Collins), Andrew Duggan (Joe Monahan), Leslie Nielsen (Vince Hammond), Richard Bakalyan (Johnny Fusco), Richard O'Brien (Walt Ryan).
Hired to trap a brutal truck hijacking gang, Dave Barrett takes to driving a big rig, only to find himself on a ride for his life when his brakes are sabotaged.

November 20, 1974: The Carnival Story
Season 1, episode 11
W: Bob Goodwin

With Janet Baldwin (Marie), Robert Foxworth (David DeLong), John McLiam (Doc Hummell), Paul Carr, Anne Helm (Rose).
Dave Barrett's search for the missing daughter of a small town couple takes him to a carnival where he suspects unwary girls are being trapped into white slavery by the owner.

December 4, 1974: The Lodestar Ambush
Season 1, episode 12
W: Barry Oringer

With William Smithers (Jack Hobson), Burr DeBenning (Norm Hobson), Eunice Christopher (Dora Kenny), William Campbell (Sam Janiss), Suzanne Charney (Melissa), Anthony Charnota (Bill Stokes), Martine Bartlett (Mady Gordon), Mark Hamill (Mark), Dabbs Greer (Harry Bell), Charles Tyner (Joshua Grant).
Dave Barrett barricades himself with a group of townsfolk in a small village store to stand off a vicious assault launched by a gang leader and his men who are determined to free Barrett's prisoner.

December 11, 1974: A.W.O.L. To Kill
Season 1, episode 13
W: Robert W. Lenski

With Geoffrey Deuel (Walt Bellows), Devon Ericson (Jamie Bellows), Adrienne LaRussa (Marion Liggett), Kurt Grayson (Alex Liggett), Frank Maxwell (Colonel Foster), James Hampton (Lon Tyrell), Alan Fudge (Ned Fawcett), Dabney Coleman (Sheriff Stigman), Stephen Elliott (Van Phillips).
When a sharpshooting marine hides out in the hills, determined to avenge his wife's brutal rape-slaying, Barrett tries to head him off before he goes on a rampage and the law hunts him down.

December 18, 1974: Flight To Nowhere
Season 1, episode 14
W: Robert I. Holt

With John Zaremba, Norman Alden (Ed Victor), Christine Belford (Cynthia Browning), Tom Skerritt (Barry Richards), Stephen Brooks (Preston Browning), David Walker.
A man who was ruined in the stock market crash of 1929 attempts to rejoin the ranks of the well-to-do by heisting a fortune in jade from a jewelry store.

January 1, 1975: Web Of Fear
Season 1, episode 15
W: Robert C. Dennis

With Bill Fletcher, David White (Bullock), George DiCenzo (Horgan), Michael Baseleon (Williams), Shirley Knight.
A young woman sees the murder of a grand jury witness and becomes a target for the killers.

January 15, 1975: Day Of Execution
Season 1, episode 16
W: Robert C. Dennis

With Paul Jenkins (Traxler), Edward Power (Brice), Bill McKinney (Smiley), Bradford Dillman (Dwyer), Rhodes Reason, Diane Shalet.
A daring gang, working with military precision, steals an Army tank and kills a good friend of Dave Barrett, who sets out in pursuit unaware the tank is to be used in an epochal jailbreak.

January 22, 1975: Man In A Cage
Season 1, episode 17
W: Leonard Kantor

With John Durren (Jackson), Greg Morris (Simon), Michael Constantine (Warden Lewis), Daxson Thomas (Jeff Banner), James Keach (Reichart), Stuart Nisbet (Wheeler), Dal Jenkins (Daniel Fox), Jack Dodson (Judge Corman).
Dave Barrett is thrown into a chain gang prison and singled out for special mistreatment after his search for a missing prisoner threatens the warden's corrupt regime.

January 29, 1975: The Seventh Man
Season 1, episode 18
W: Richard Landau

With Robert Hogan (Paul Tate), Edward Binns (Simon Ambler), Darleen Carr (Carol Quinlan), Barbara Collentine (Mrs. Ruppert), Barbara Rhoades (Laura), George Wallace (Martin Quinlan), Kaz Garas (Harry Craft), Murray Matheson (Major Markley), Frank Marth (Lt. Carradine).
A ghost ship with a crew of murdered men presents Barrett with a bizarre mystery after he sets out in search of a missing seaman and comes under attack from a would-be killer.

February 5, 1975: The Wrong Man
Season 1, episode 19
W: Carey Wilber

With James Sloyan (Damon), Cesare Danova (Pinio), Laurie Prange (Marie).
Barrett goes after a double-crossing gangster who is being pursued by the hoods he has victimized.

February 19, 1975: The Death Watch
Season 1, episode 20
W: Robert I. Holt

With Robert Hogan (Paul Tate), Susan Oliver (Liz Butler), Simon Scott (Howard Cantwell), Collin Wilcox (Ellen Cantwell), Mark Jenkins, Steve Sandor, Lin McCarthy.
Barrett seeks the killer who set off an explosion in which his friend Paul Tate was critically hurt, and he learns that a beautiful woman fears the blast was meant for her.

February 26, 1975: To Kill A Tiger
Season 1, episode 21
W: S.S. Schweitzer

With Warren Kemmerling, Robert Loggia, Janet MacLachlan (Kathy Smith), Van Williams (Crawford), Jo Ann Harris (Zoe), Kevin McCarthy (Governor Haines).
Dave Barrett must find a "hit" man before he hits the Governor. The search for the would-be assassin leads Barrett from a mansion to the slums.

March 5, 1975: Trial By Terror
Season 1, episode 22
W: Bob Barbash

With Woody Strode (Ernie Sutton), Parley Baer (Bartender), John Fiedler (Fletcher), Allen Jaffe (Kobe), Conrad Janis (Dutch Weller).
A half-crazed man who blames Dave for his five-year imprisonment, kidnaps Barrett's father and uses his hostage to force Barrett to subject himself to mental and physical torture. (Last show of the series.)


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