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Series regulars or semi-regulars in 'The Most Deadly Game' in the 1970s:

1970s Episode Guide for 'The Most Deadly Game':

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

October 10, 1970: Little David
Season 1, episode 1
W: Burton Wohl   D: Philip Leacock

With Marj Dusay (Henley Gilliat), Roger Davis (Tod Masters), Cathleen Cordell (Mrs. Gilliat), Ben Wright (Schaeffer), George Robertson (Scarboro), Louise Troy (Mrs. Granger).
Debut of an adventure series about a trio of elite private investigators who are called in to take over apparently unsolvable crimes. In the first episode, they are asked to identify the unusual weapon that caused the death of a store owner, found seated in one of his display windows.

October 17, 1970: Witches' Sabbath
Season 1, episode 2

With Jill Haworth (Lydia Gray), Richard Mulligan (Jordan), Barry Atwater (Harold Byers), Michael Baseleon (Milosz Patecky), Herb Armstrong (Dr. Halder), Martin Braddock (Ben Waterson), Jennie Blackton (Angie), Barbara Leigh (Karen), Suzanne Taylor (Gloria).
When a woman starts asking questions about the death of a former schoolmate, she discovers her friend was involved with practitioners of the occult. Her inquiries bring threats against her life.

October 24, 1970: Gabrielle
Season 1, episode 3

With Diana Ewing (Gabrielle), Charles Lampkin (Griggs), Quinn Redeker (Randall), Vince Howard (Joe Beckwith), Robert Viharo (Arthur), Roy Glenn (Mack Beckwith).
Gabrielle, a young woman who reminds Croft of his murdered wife, is encountered when he searches for a large sum of money -- and the killer of a former military intelligence buddy.

October 31, 1970: Breakdown
Season 1, episode 4

With Joe Don Baker (Alan), Sandy Kenyon (Dr. Herbert), Greg Mullavey (Tam), Jessica Walter (Leslie), Terry Carter (Purt), Tom Bosley (George), Harry Basch (Dr. Kellin).
Croft and Vanessa Smith investigate the murder of a corporation's psychiatrist.

November 7, 1970: Who Killed Kindness?
Season 1, episode 5

With Carol Lynley (Brooke), Paul Richards (Davis), Sheree North (Lottie), Andrew Prine (Clint Roark).
Croft poses as an out-of-work drifter and Vanessa Smith as a vacationing secretary to get into a dude ranch after its owner is murdered.

November 14, 1970: Photo Finish
Season 1, episode 6

With Stephen Young (Mike Corbett), Marlyn Mason (Peggy), John S. Ragin (Biff Porter), Eileen Brennan (Alice).
A murderer sends photos of his victims and a plea to stop him before he kills again. Croft and Arcane use Vanessa as a decoy to catch him, then receive a photo of her.

November 28, 1970: War Games
Season 1, episode 7
D: Lee Madden

With Billy Dee Williams (Claude Miles), Daniel J. Travanti (Roland King), Barbara Luna (Anna), Pat Harrington Jr. (Lt. Riverton), Peter Brown (Scott Norton), Frank Farmer (Jay Seevers).
When four of Jonathan Croft's army buddies confess to the murder of an officer who commanded them in Vietnam, he is implicated too because he visited the decedant the night of the slaying.

December 12, 1970: Nightbirds
Season 1, episode 8

With John Bakos (Benjy), Jeff Bridges (Hawk), Norman Lloyd (Norman), Joanna Moore (Paula Winton), Bill Vint (Shorty).
Jonathan Croft gets caught up in the rock music world when he's assigned to protect a kid singer whose girlfriend was electrocuted by a rigged guitar.

December 19, 1970: Model For Murder
Season 1, episode 9

With Frank Converse (Ben), Barbara Hale (Edith), William Smith, Edward G. Robinson Jr. (Bartender), Lou Krugman (Berkowitz).
Vanessa is captured by a madman after she poses as a fashion model to trap a killer who preys on girls displaying fashions in restaurants.

January 2, 1971: The Classic Burial Position
Season 1, episode 10
W: Shimon Wincelberg

With Jose DeVega (Carlos), Anjanette Comer (Gretchen), Hugh Beaumont (Dr. Dominick), Skye Aubrey (Molly), Woodrow Parfrey (Hiram Welch), Richard Forbes (Tom Calhoun), Carl Reindel (Jed), Pamela Hunt (Livia).
The investigators are asked to find out why a girl who participated in an archaeological dig ended up as a dead Indian maiden in an ancient tomb.

January 9, 1971: The Lady From Praha
Season 1, episode 11

With Brenda Benet (Mindy), May Britt (Lili), Bert Convy (Tom Motley), Hank Brandt (Brian Walker).
The criminologists sift through a bewildering array of facts and relationships to track down the killer of a foreign representative.

January 16, 1971: I, Said The Sparrow
Season 1, episode 12
W: Marion Hargrove   D: George McCowan

With Dick Cavett (Himself), John Fiedler (Alfred), Wilfrid Hyde-White (Verney), Mildred Natwick (Janet McLeod), Joan Huntington (Maggie).
An internationally-known mystery writer is murdered while watching himself on Dick Cavett's program. Another mystery writer asks help from the criminologists. (Last show of the series.)

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