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



1970s Episode Guide for 'The Runaways':


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

April 27, 1978: No Prince For My Cinderella
Season 1, episode 1
W: William Robert Yates   D: William Wiard

With James Olson (Burt Williams), Scott Baio (Tommy), Terri Nunn (Cathy / Barbara), Cecilia Hart (Carolyn Roberts), Felton Perry (Willie), Tom Troupe (Wilson).
A psychologist tracks down a teenager whose dual personality has led her to become a call girl.

May 4, 1978: Melinda And The Pinball Wizard
Season 1, episode 2
W: Gerald Sanford

With Robin Mattson (Melinda), Julie Adams (Mother), Patirck Culliton (Highway Patrolman).
Two youngsters, resentful when their widowed mother remarries, run away and fall into bad company.

May 11, 1978: Lies We Live With Forever
Season 1, episode 3

With Anthony Eisley (Paul Larkin), Vera Miles, Greg Evigan (Eddie Couch), Lonny Chapman (Ray Farris), Debra Clinger.
A runaway wife encounters a young fugitive with a complusion for lying, which nearly proves fatal to both.

May 18, 1978: Too Young To Love
Season 1, episode 4
W: William Froug

With Alan Fudge (Captain), Jon Van Ness (Police Officer), Gary Imhoff (Danny).
McKay mediates in an emotion-charged situation involving a pregnant teenager and her boyfriend who ran away when her parents insisted on an abortion.





May 29, 1979: Dark Side Of The Road
Season 2, episode 1

With Taylor Lacher (Sheriff Bates), Audrey Landers (Verna Kenton), Linda Marsh (Glenda Worsham), Susan Myers (Vicki Henderson), Hal England (Henderson).
Psychologist Steve Arizzio, hired to find two teenage runaways, discovers the girls being imprisoned in a work camp by a corrupt sheriff.

June 5, 1979: WrongWay Street
Season 2, episode 2

With Hari Rhodes (Hackett), Talia Balsam (Diana Robinson), Roger Robinson (Chuck Bishop), Stuart K. Robinson (Andy Hackett).
An ex-convict, trying to keep his runaway son from trouble with the law, joins forces with Steve Arizzio to find the boy.

June 12, 1979: Land Of Honey
Season 2, episode 3

With Denny Miller (Jimmy Joe), Billy Green Bush (Ace Colton), Donna Wilkes, Brendan Burns (Bob Parker), Ronee Blakley, Royce D. Applegate (Harper).
Steve Arizzio is hired by the family of a teenager who has run away from home to follow the country singer she idolizes.

June 19, 1979: Screams In The Night
Season 2, episode 4

With Jason Evers (Randolph), Carol Rossen (Helen Randolph), Susan Richardson (Kathleen Randolph), Sandie Newton (Margaret Starrett), Alf Kjellin (Zimmerman).
Steve Arizzio befriends a high school boy who is troubled with doublts about his masculinity.

June 26, 1979: Dreams Of My Father
Season 2, episode 5

With Rosanna Arquette (Sally), Ryan McDonald (Larry Dobson), Alan Fudge (Scott), Martin Kove (Mike), Don Calfa (Sam).
A young girl has heroic fantasies about her father, not knowing that her mother is concealing the truth about him.

July 3, 1979: The Breaking Point
Season 2, episode 6
W: Mark Rodgers

With Corinne Camacho (Ruth), Linden Chiles (Norlund), Stephanie Kramer (Lillian), Sean Roche (Dave).
A boy's parents apply subtle pressure on him to live up to the achievements of his brother who was killed in Vietnam, forcing the teenager to the edge of a nervous breakdown.

July 10, 1979: Throwaway Child
Season 2, episode 7
W: D.C. Fontana

With Maureen McCormick (Janet), Nan Martin (Helen Rossmore), David Keith, Dennis Patrick (Tom Rossmore), Cooper Huckabee (Hank), Katherine Cannon (Patricia).
A young girl, feeling rejected by her wealthy, older parents, turns to a baseball player for affection.

July 24, 1979: They'll Never Forgive Me
Season 2, episode 8

With Shelly Juttner (Cindy Adams), L.Q. Jones (Matthew Turner), Bill McKinney (Frank Bedsole).
An adopted girl searches for her biological parents to learn why they gave her up.

July 31, 1979: The Reunion
Season 2, episode 9
W: Mark Rodgers

With Ann Doran (Marge), Michele Nichols (Kelly Burke), Christina Hart (Jeanne Norris), John Lisbon Wood (D.J.), Stephen Davies (Larry Haynes).
A young girl who fled her hometown after witnessing a robbery turns to Steve's ward Mark for help.

August 7, 1979: Street Of Terror (1)
Season 2, episode 10

With Barry Sullivan, Lynette Mettey (Barbara Mardsen), Mary Jackson (Martha Hendrix), Roy Poole (Bill Hawkins), Kario Salem (Henry Lewis).
A retired merchant seaman launches a vendetta against juvenile hoods who are terrorizing the elderly in his neighborhood.

August 14, 1979: Street Of Terror (2)
Season 2, episode 11

With Barry Sullivan, Lynette Mettey (Barbara Mardsen), Mary Jackson (Martha Hendrix), Roy Poole (Bill Hawkins), Kario Salem (Henry Lewis), Milton Selzer (Benson), Aneta Corsaut (Shirley Grady).
An elderly man's use of vigilante tactics to clear the juvenile hoods out of his neighborhood triggers further problems.

August 21, 1979: False Images
Season 2, episode 12

With Philip Brown (Bob Chadway), Joanna Miles (Ann Brooks), Nicolas Coster (Mr. Chadway), Robin Strand (Larry Highland), Tony Monaco (Modesto).
Steve befriends a high school student whose doubts about his masculinity are threatening his relationships with his friends and family.

August 28, 1979: 48 Hours To Live
Season 2, episode 13

With Charles Siebert (Avery), Mark Wheeler (Harley Green), Kelly Ward (Johnny), Kath Soucie (Linda Page).
Steve learns that a runaway teenager in desperate need of surgery has been picked up hitchhiking by a neurotic former mental patient. (Last show of the series.)


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