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Series regulars or semi-regulars in 'The Streets Of San Francisco' in the 1970s:



1970s Episode Guide for 'The Streets Of San Francisco':


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

September 16, 1972: The Streets Of San Francisco
Season 1, episode 1
W: Edward Hume, Eugene Price, Carolyn Weston   D: Walter Grauman

With Robert Wagner (David J. Farr), Tom Bosley (Satetti), Kim Darby (Holly Jean Berry), Edward Andrews (Joe Caswell), Lawrence Dobkin (Gregory Praxas).
A dramatic series about police work in the Bay City, with Karl Malden making his debut in a series playing a veteran policeman. In the first episode, the body of a pretty girl is found floating in the bay. Attached to her necklace is the card of a swinging attorney. When questioned he reveals the names of several suspects.

September 23, 1972: The Thirty-Year Pin
Season 1, episode 2
W: Robert Lewin   D: Bernard L. Kowalski

With Edmond O'Brien (Officer Gus Charnovski), Eileen Heckart (Stella), Tim O'Connor (Lt. Roy Devitt), Ed Lauter (Dr. Ford), David Opatoshu (Joseph Beeman), Leo Gordon (Eddie Suslow), Mary Mundy (Mrs. Detwiler), Stephen Knox (Mickey).
The shooting of a soon-to-be retired cop during a jewelry store holdup causes Det. Lt. Stone to go all-out in searching for the assailant.

September 30, 1972: The First Day Of Forever
Season 1, episode 3
W: Robert W. Lenski   D: Walter Grauman

With Janice Rule (Beverly Landau), James Olson (Lorin Graham), Joby Baker (Jamie Lane), Ken Lynch (Howard Joslin).
When a no-longer-young prostitute, a target for a psychopath, is taken into protective custody, Keller's disgust for her profession changes to respect for the woman.

October 7, 1972: 45 Minutes From Home
Season 1, episode 4
W: Robert I. Holt   D: Walter Grauman

With William Windom (Russell Rankin), Jacqueline Scott (Emily Rankin), Jo Ann Harris (Lita Brewer), Stephen Oliver (Bret Wilson), Robert Hogan (Tom Garver), John Lasell (Clark), Dick Van Patten (Johnny Collins).
A salesman in San Francisco for a convention becomes a murder suspect when he picks up an attractive hitchhiker.

October 14, 1972: Whose Little Boy Are You?
Season 1, episode 5
W: Cliff Gould   D: Walter Grauman

With James Stacy (Peter Forrest), Linda Marsh (Joan Forrest), Richard O'Brien (Barney Reardon), Nancy Wickwire (Martha Reardon), Douglas Henderson (Dr. Kemp), Stephen Manley (Sean Reardon).
Det. Lt. Stone is called upon to go after an AWOL Vietnam veteran who kidnaps his son from the boy's foster parents.

October 28, 1972: Tower Beyond Tragedy
Season 1, episode 6
W: Mort Fine   D: Walter Grauman

With Fred Sadoff (Dr. Lenny Murchison), Stefanie Powers (Toni Craig/Kim Ahern), Vic Tayback (Sgt. Norm Haseejian), Edward Mulhare (Amory Gilliam), Joseph V. Perry (Murray Taylor), Anne Randall (Robin Short), Doris Dowling (Miss Ryan).
A middle-aged man with a hangup about age is sought by Mike and Steve to prevent his killing a beautiful young girl who has rejected him.

November 4, 1972: Hall Of Mirrors
Season 1, episode 7
W: Walter Black   D: Arthur H. Nadel

With A Martinez (Rafael Diaz), David Soul (Jim Martin), Priscilla Garcia (Juanita Diaz), Carmen Zapata (Mrs. Martinez), Shelly Novack (Johnson), Valentin de Vargas (Emilio Loza), Armand Alzamora (Officer Cruz).
Stone sets out to discover why a young Mexican detective seems to be absolutely convinced of a Chicano murder suspect's guilt for no apparent reason.

November 11, 1972: Timelock
Season 1, episode 8
W: Charles A. McDaniel, Cliff Gould, John Wilder   D: Robert Douglas

With Peter Strauss (Bobby Jepsen), Elaine Giftos (Irene Jepsen), Bernie Casey (Richard), Paul Marin (Mickey McFee), Felice Orlandi (Herb Shako), Scott Walker (Darryl Le Beau), Booth Colman (Record Clerk).
A San Quentin inmate out on a pass becomes the suspect in an arranged murder and calls Mike Stone.

November 25, 1972: In The Midst Of Strangers
Season 1, episode 9
W: Del Reisman   D: Robert Douglas

With David Wayne (Wally Sensibaugh), Louise Latham (Harriet), Ramon Bieri (Skowlonowski), Robert Foxworth (Dennis Hailey), Richard Eastham (Jules Rhinelander), Johnnie Collins (Lowell Allencamp), Ivan Bonar (Harold Spring).
The robbery of a veteran news vendor leads to the capture of the murderers of a community leader. A pair of unusual shoes are the clues that aid Lt. Stone.

December 2, 1972: The Takers
Season 1, episode 10
W: John Wilder, Cliff Gould, Guerdon Trueblood   D: Arthur H. Nadel

With Harold Gould (Arthur Lavery), Michael Lerner (Lou Watkins), Heidi Vaughn (Lyn Chase), Barbara Baxley (Mrs. Lavery), Vic Tayback (Sgt. Haseejian), Richard Yniguez (Tim Duran).
Mike and Steve investigate the fatal shooting of two attractive girls in their apartment. Clues to the murders lead them to a jewelry salesman and his jealous wife, and an airline stewardess.

December 9, 1972: The Year Of The Locusts
Season 1, episode 11
W: Theodore J. Flicker   D: Arthur H. Nadel

With Penny Santon (Ma Ferguson), George Voskovec (Angus Ferguson), Michael Ansara (Albert Ferguson), Rita Lynn (Bonnie Ferguson), John Roper (Jerry Ferguson), Christopher Stone (Josh Evans).
In their attempt to bring down a family of con artists who victimize entire neighborhoods, Stone and Keller are aided by dissension among the gang members.

December 16, 1972: The Bullet
Season 1, episode 12
W: Barry Trivers, Cliff Gould, John Wilder   D: Walter Grauman

With Carl Betz (Jeff Williams), Geraldine Brooks (Alice Williams), Robert Cleaves (Albert Phillips), Patrick Conway (Vic Coyle), Peter Hobbs (Dr. Borman), Barney Phillips (Jim Dayton), Norman Alden (Sgt. Healy).
A college instructor, shot by a blackmailer, refuses to have the bullet removed for fear his incriminating past will prevent his attaining a full professorship.

December 23, 1972: Bitter Wine
Season 1, episode 13
W: Hal Sitowitz, John Wilder   D: Christian Nyby

With Nehemiah Persoff (Papa Kampacalas), Robert F. Simon (Capt. Rudy Olsen), Scott Marlowe (Dimitri Kampacalas), Paul Michael Glaser (Jason Kampacalas), Donna Baccala (Thalia Kampacalas), Michael Margotta (Thanos Kampacalas), Arthur Batanides (Maitre'd).
The eldest son in a family of wine-growers returns home after serving a prison term for a crime which, unknown to his father, was actually committed by his younger brother, only to face arson charges.

January 6, 1973: A Trout In The Milk
Season 1, episode 14
W: Robert Malcolm Young   D: Lawrence Dobkin

With Roscoe Lee Browne (Yale Courtland Dancy), Brenda Sykes (Jenna Dancy), Ed Lauter (Dr. Joe Ford), Carol Lawson (Cassie Lauritsen), Allen Emerson (Rembrandt Van Saveneau), Vic Tayback (Officer Hassejian).
An earring held in the hand of a murdered artist leads Mike and Steve to a black model and her poet-balladeer father.

January 13, 1973: Deathwatch
Season 1, episode 15
W: Cliff Gould, Harry Kronman, John Groves   D: Walter Grauman

With Nicholas Colasanto (Joe Petruro), Victor French (Reggie Norris), Anthony Caruso (Lou Roselli), Maria Elena Cordero (Eugenia Rodriguez), Lou Krugman (Nick Lamotta), Rodolfo Hoyos Jr. (Paco Esquivel), Carlos Romero (Pete Delgado), Eugene Mazzola (Angie Rosselli).
A pair of fishermen accidentally witness the smuggling of aliens by boat which results in one of them being killed, leaving the other guilt-stricken because he didn't aid his partner.

January 18, 1973: Act Of Duty
Season 1, episode 16
W: Robert Malcolm Young   D: Lawrence Dobkin

With Fred Sadoff (Dr. Murchison), Judith McConnell (Evelyn), Brenda Vaccaro (Officer Sherry Tate), Michael Burns (Rapist), Keith Andes (Colonel Frawley), Anne Collings (Nancy Connors), James B. Sikking (Major Frank Kramer).
A policewoman acts as bait for a rapist-murderer and almost becomes his next victim.

January 25, 1973: The Set-Up
Season 1, episode 17
W: Douglas Roberts   D: George McCowan

With John Kerr (Gerald O'Brien), Stuart Whitman (Nick Carl), Claudine Longet (Michelle Carl), Jack Albertson (Tim Murphy), Jason Evers (Johnny Harmon), George Wallace (Fred Barber).
An ex-hit man for a crime boss comes out of retirement to do one more job, only to discover too late that he has been set up.

February 1, 1973: A Collection Of Eagles
Season 1, episode 18
W: Robert I. Holt   D: Walter Grauman

With John Saxon (Vince Hagopian Jr.), Joseph Cotten (John R. James), Belinda Montgomery (Karen Pearson), Hari Rhodes (Charley Johnson), Jamie Farr (Ernie Walker), William Gray Espy (Tommy Hendriksen), Richard Bull (Coroner).
A collection of rare gold coins worth half a million is switched for counterfeit gold pieces in an elaborate plot by a dealer in rare coins.

February 8, 1973: A Room With A View
Season 1, episode 19
W: Cliff Gould, Del Reisman   D: Walter Grauman

With Steve Forrest (Abby Gold), Michael Strong (Art Stiles), Richard Anderson (Hoyt Llewellyn), Shirley Knight (Mary Rae Dortmunder), Betty Anne Rees (Angela Chaffee), Norman Alden (Sgt. Healy), Eddie Ryder (Frankie Chaffee), Sandy Kenyon (Roy Chaffee).
A triggerman romances a schoolteacher in order to use her apartment as a stakeout for his "contract".

February 15, 1973: Deadline
Season 1, episode 20
W: David Friedkin   D: Seymour Robbie

With Barry Sullivan (Chris Bane), Anna Lee (Mrs. Claridge), Geoffrey Deuel (Greg Bane), Greg Mullavey (Roger Croft), Richard Bull (Medical Examiner), David McLean (Harbor Master), Thomas Kirk (Roland Claridge).
A top newsman kills a girl reporter in a fit of jealous rage because she is seeing another man. The case is complicated by a blackmailing witness.

February 22, 1973: Trail Of The Serpent
Season 1, episode 21
W: Cliff Gould, John Wilder   D: John Badham

With Tim O'Connor (Lt. Roy Devitt), Cal Bellini (Buddy Simms), Brad David (Chick Kramer), Hal Smith (Johnny Dolan), Frank Michael Liu (Richard Sung), Brian Tochi (Davey).
Mike Stone is held hostage by a street gang in exchange for the release of their leader.

March 1, 1973: The House On Hyde Street
Season 1, episode 22
W: John Wilder   D: Walter Grauman

With Albert Salmi (Joe Rudolph), Lew Ayres (Harlan Edgerton), Joyce Van Patten (Mrs. Rudolph), Clint Howard (Billy Rudolph), Kerry MacLane (Tommy Cochran), Michael Morgan (Mark Dunham), Jay W. MacIntosh (Mrs. Dunham), Bill Baldwin (TV newscaster), John Kerr (Gerald O'Brien), .
An elderly recluse who is trying to protect his schizoid brother is arrested on the charge of murdering a youth.

March 8, 1973: Beyond Vengeance
Season 1, episode 23
W: Robert Malcolm Young   D: Virgil Vogel

With Darleen Carr (Jean), Joe Don Baker (Lenny Cord), Julie Mannix (Valerie Mercer), Ken Swofford (Herman Ledeker), Robert F. Simon (Capt. Olsen), Norman Alden (Sgt. Healy), Claudio Martinez (Roberto Valdez), Rosa Turich (Mrs. Valdez), .
Released after 12 years in prison, a rapist-murderer seeks revenge against Det. Lt. Stone through his daughter.

March 15, 1973: The Albatross
Season 1, episode 24
W: Cliff Gould, John Wilder   D: Robert Day

With Ed Nelson (Robert Hobbes), Kaz Garas (Artis Pierce), Douglas Fowley (Hobbes Sr.), John Kerr (O'Brien).
The suspect in the brutal killing of a teenage youth is released when the defense contends his hearing loss prevented him from being made aware of his rights. The youth's father then formulates a plan for revenge.

March 22, 1973: Shattered Image
Season 1, episode 25
W: Guerdon Trueblood, Roland Wolpert, Jack Guss   D: Michael O'Herlihy

With Robert F. Simon (Capt. Olsen), Barbara Rush (Mrs. Ann Marshall), Dick Sargent (Boyd Caldwell), Jeff Corey (Fred Marshall), Richard Ely (Terry Stillwell), Scott Hylands (Newton 'Skip' Hunter), Jim Davis (Reed Bradshaw).
Mike Stone investigates the death of the politically successful husband of a childhood friend who shed her early background when they married.

April 5, 1973: The Unicorn
Season 1, episode 26
W: Jerry Ziegman, Mort Fine   D: Virgil Vogel

With Richard Egan (Fr. Joe Scarne), Charles Aidman (Dr. Grayson), Mitchell Ryan (Abel Hoffman), Jonathan Lippe (Sid Noren), William Bramley (Officer Morgan), Taylor Lacher (Officer Wade), Eve McVeagh (Mrs. Logan), David McLean (Deputy Harbormaster), Bill Williams (Burt Logan).
A priest becomes involved in a dock robbery in which a longshoreman is wounded trying to steal a cache of smuggled heroin.

April 12, 1973: Legion Of The Lost
Season 1, episode 27
W: Calvin Clements   D: Robert Douglas

With Leslie Nielsen (Jake Wilson), Dean Stockwell (Paul Cullen), Karen Carlson (Cathy Cullen), Eddie Firestone (George Peele), Vaughn Taylor (Harry Gates), Tom Troupe (Roy Richardson).
Stone goes undercover as a Skid Row bum to find the slayer of three drunks and in the process uncovers an heir to a fortune.





September 13, 1973: A Wrongful Death
Season 2, episode 1
W: Edward DeBlasio   D: Don Medford

With Michael Constantine (Al Davies), Ina Balin (Elaine Russo), Andrew Rubin (Jack Davies), Robert F. Simon (Capt. Rudy Olsen), John Kerr (O'Brien), Reuben Collins (Tanner), Larry Pennell (School Principal).
The second season starts. Detectives Stone and Keller go to a cannery where a camera shop has been burglarized and policemen wounded. Keller chases two youths and when one turns on him with a gun he kills the boy.

September 20, 1973: Betrayed
Season 2, episode 2
W: Mark Weingart   D: William Hale

With Collin Wilcox (Kate Evans), Martin Sheen (Dean Knox), Reuben Collins (Tanner), Lenore Kasdorf (Lindsay Campbell).
A woman who is growing older and worried that her young boyfriend may leave her is used to set up an elaborate bank robbery, and is so blinded by her love she doesn't care that her own life may be in danger.

September 27, 1973: For The Love Of God
Season 2, episode 3
W: Richard Husky   D: Virgil Vogel

With Leif Erickson (Fr. Henry Driscoll), James Gregory (Joe Shay), Peter Strauss (Martin Novack), Marshall Thompson (Fr. Carey), Jay Novello (Fr. Patrelli).
Mike Stone impersonates a priest, hoping to trap a killer whose victims have been members of one class at a local seminary.

October 4, 1973: Before I Die
Season 2, episode 4
W: Albert Ruben   D: William Hale

With Leslie Nielsen (John Connor), Ray Danton (Al Royce), Joanne Linville (Rosemary), James Wainwright (Murray Shindler), Paul Cavonis (Capiello), Tony Epper (Renfro), John Himes (Judge).
A dedicated policeman who learns that he is dying because of an inoperable aneurism decides to take the law into his own hands and kill a syndicate boss.

October 11, 1973: Going Home
Season 2, episode 5
W: Jack B. Sowards   D: Robert Day

With Milton Selzer (Eugene Beal), Arch Johnson (Caretaker at Alcatraz), Tom Bosley (Eddie Coughlin), Sheree North (Donna Coughlin), Brad Savage (Martin Coughlin).
Dets. Stone and Keller hunt a bumbling thief before the mob gets him for holding up one of its numbers drops.

October 18, 1973: The Stamp Of Death
Season 2, episode 6
W: Robert I. Holt   D: Seymour Robbie

With Jessica Walter (Glen Williams), Earl Holliman (Chris Conway), Robert Emhart (E.T. Hawkins), Vince Howard (Charlie Johnson), Woodrow Parfrey (Doc), Byron Morrow (Sturdevant), Harry Davis (Arnie Jenkins), Richard Derr (Thomas Wood), Byron Chung (Deputy Consul).
A multimillionaire philatelist is murdered and it's possible that the world's most valuable postage stamp has been stolen.

October 25, 1973: Harem
Season 2, episode 7
W: John D.F. Black   D: Virgil Vogel

With Rick Nelson (Billy Jeffers), Cheryl Miller (Hooker), Kay Lenz (Sarah Holt), Laurette Spang (Kim), Stu Klitsner (Medical Examiner), Ed Vasgerdsian (Harbor Patrol Officer), Nanette Bravo (Diane).
A boyish pied piper leads teenage girls into prostitution. His gentle manner makes his girls willing victims -- and hides the fact that he has also committed murder.

November 1, 1973: No Badge For Benjy
Season 2, episode 8
W: George Bellak   D: Seymour Robbie

With William Watson (Inspector Dedini), Judyann Elder (Vi Hoskins), Mark Miller (Karl Benson), Reuben Collins (Tanner), Don Pulford (Inspector Grabowski), Charles Lampkin (Benjy Hoskins), Eddie Firestone (Cappy), Argentina Brunetti (Consuela), Pat Renella (Canetti).
The shooting of a middle-age black police informer who had knowledge of a big smuggling job plunges detectives Stone and Keller into an explosive situation.

November 8, 1973: The Twenty-Four Carat Plague
Season 2, episode 9
W: Robert Malcolm Young   D: Don Medford

With Reuben Collins (Tanner), Paul Jenkins (Charlie Durand), Herb Edelman (Lew Morrison), Vic Morrow (Vic Tolliman), Anthony Zerbe (Eddie Whitney), Milt Kamen (Gordy), Simon Scott (Professor Mason), Wright King (Lester Stauson).
A group of poker players decide to play for keeps when they steal a shipment of radioactive gold from a nuclear science center truck.

November 15, 1973: Shield Of Honor
Season 2, episode 10
W: D.C. Fontana   D: Eric Till

With John Kerr (O'Brien), Robert Foxworth (Ted Cullen), Mariette Hartley (Officer McCormick), Ayn Ruymen (Liza Cullen), Peter Mark Richman (Vince Bondini), Gary Vinson (Hallock), Reuben Collins (Tanner).
Dets. Stone and Keller investigate a murder they suspect was set up by one of their own -- a policeman.

November 29, 1973: The Victims
Season 2, episode 11
W: Jerome Coopersmith   D: George McCowan

With Lou Frizzell (Fenwick), Valentin de Vargas (Ben Vargas), Bill Vint (John Phalen), Jo Ann Harris (Connie), Henry Silva (Lee Wilson).
Dets. Stone and Keller search for three escaped convicts who terrorize a group of people in their attempt to flee the city.

December 6, 1973: The Runaways
Season 2, episode 12
W: Robert Malcolm Young   D: Seymour Robbie

With Reuben Collins (Tanner), Jeanette Nolan (Judge Millie Cox), Barry Livingston (Jack Morgan), Larry Wilcox (George Morgan), Kent Smith (Harlan).
A juvenile judge, trying to help three orphans running from the law, finds herself their kidnap victim.

December 13, 1973: Winterkill
Season 2, episode 13
W: Jack B. Sowards   D: Seymour Robbie

With Paul Fix (Wade Tillman), Denver Pyle (Carl Armstrong), Reuben Collins (Inspector Tanner), Bruce Solomon (Doctor).
A strong and spry senior citizen turns Robin Hood to help the financial problems of his contemporaries, and his late-blooming criminal career escalates from a gas station holdup to placing bombs in skyscrapers and blackmail.

December 20, 1973: Most Feared In The Jungle
Season 2, episode 14
W: Jerome Coopersmith   D: Robert Day

With Kitty Winn (Barbara Talmadge), Joel Fabiani (Matthew Starr), Nan Martin, Patricia Smith.
A girl's search for her newborn baby son leads to homicide and a bewildering maze of contradictions.

January 3, 1974: Commitment
Season 2, episode 15
W: John D.F. Black   D: Richard Donner

With Darleen Carr (Jeannie Stone), Reuben Collins (Inspector Tanner), Geoffrey Deuel (Inspector Decker), Tyne Daly (Mrs. Carlino), William Smith (Mickey Sims), William Watson (Sgt. Dedini).
After 23 years on the force, Det. Lt. Stone is suspected of killing a fellow officer and is suspended from the department.

January 17, 1974: Chapel Of The Damned
Season 2, episode 16
W: Robert Schlitt   D: George McCowan

With Pegi Boucher (Julie Sloane), Stephen Oliver (Mark Dillon), Signe Hasso (Madam Vasiliev), Diana Douglas (Mrs. Sloane), William Campbell (Ice House Owner).
A wealthy woman's daughter is kidnapped and the girl's boyfriend is strongly suspected.

January 24, 1974: Blockade
Season 2, episode 17
W: James Menzies   D: Virgil Vogel

With Cheryl Ladd (Susan Morley), Ida Lupino (Wilma), Jock Mahoney (Mr. Morley), Patty McCormack (Jill Lawrence), Don Stroud (Chet Barrow), Charles Martin Smith (Rusty).
Dets. Stone and Keller hunt for two men guilty of a coldly premeditated sexual assault and murder.

January 31, 1974: Crossfire
Season 2, episode 18
W: Jerry McNeely   D: William Hale

With Celeste Holm (Mrs. Shaninger), Nick Nolte (Capt. Melder), Pamela Franklin (Peggy Dunnigan).
When a college professor is killed by a sniper, Dets. Stone and Keller discover they have a cunning plot on their hands.

February 7, 1974: A String Of Puppets
Season 2, episode 19
W: James Schmerer, Mark Weingart, Albert Ruben   D: Richard Donner, John Wilder

With Hari Rhodes (Harry Gates), Lola Falana (Miss Sterling), James Sloyan (Wilson Tubbs), Claude Akins (Bob Mason), Roger E. Mosley, Sam Edwards (Street Bum).
Keller endangers his life by going undercover to learn if a parole officer is using his power over ex-cons to turn them into crack robbery teams.

February 14, 1974: Inferno
Season 2, episode 20
W: James Miller   D: Virgil Vogel

With Barry Sullivan (Marty Wallach), Glenn Corbett (Nick Greene), John Larch (Jack O'Moore), Kaz Garas (Jason), Katherine Justice (Mrs. Wallach).
After one of Stone's friends dies in a warehouse fire, he and Keller set out to catch a professional arsonist and his "clients".

February 21, 1974: The Hard Breed
Season 2, episode 21
W: Ron Bishop   D: Virgil Vogel

With Lane Bradbury (Rosie Johnson), Sam Elliott (Ken Johnson), Jim Davis (Roy Johnson), Arell Blanton (Clint Johnson), Noah Beery Jr. (Marty Jenson).
Inspector Keller is watching the rodeo on TV with a date when a cowboy takes a fatal spill in the Cow Palace. Called into the case, he and Mike meet the cowboy's crusty old father and his wife, plus several others close to the family who could have shaved the rope which caused the death.

February 28, 1974: Rampage
Season 2, episode 22
W: Albert Ruben   D: John Wilder

With Robert Hooks (Joe Joplin), Janet MacLachlan (Mrs. Joplin), Joe Maross (Charlie), Joe Santos (Frank Perez), Steven Keats (Floyd Stahlbecker).
A decent man becomes a murder suspect after he and other residents of a crime-infested area take the law into their own hands and stage a vigilante raid.

March 14, 1974: Death And The Favored Few
Season 2, episode 23
W: Gene L. Coon   D: Virgil Vogel

With Greg Mullavey (John Reed), Rosemary Murphy (Etta Randolph), Harold Gould (Joseph Francis), Leslie Charleson (Joanna Reed), Lester Fletcher (Terrence Aubrey).
After a notorious society columnist is murdered, police learn he made more money for what he withheld from publication than for what he did print.





September 12, 1974: One Last Shot
Season 3, episode 1
W: Jack B. Sowards   D: William Hale

With Leslie Nielsen (Joe Landers), Jock Mahoney (Mel Schaffer), Robert Drivas (Frank Graves), Joe Spano (Toomey).
The third season begins with the story of an alcoholic policeman who accidentally shot his partner and tries to stop Lt. Stone and Inspector Keller and an innocent witness from revealing the truth.

September 19, 1974: The Most Deadly Species
Season 3, episode 2
W: Hesper Anderson   D: Virgil Vogel

With Brenda Vaccaro (Sydney Bruce), Barry Sullivan (Murray Brennan), Steve Sandor (Charley Albanese), James Luisi (Lloyd Davies), Reuben Collins (Inspector Tanner), Vince Howard (Charlie Johnson), Dennis Patrick (Sam Converse), Johnny Weissmuller Jr. (Mickey), Joe Di Reda (Tony Doyle), Stu Klitsner (Morgan), Larry Manetti (Johnny Brennan).
A hired hit woman uses a romance with Insp. Steve Keller to carry out her assignment.

September 26, 1974: Target: Red
Season 3, episode 3
W: Rick Husky   D: Barry Crane

With Bill Bixby (Jerry Schilling), Andrew Duggan (General Robert West), Linda Marsh (Myrna Schilling), William Sargent (Joe Merrick), Byron Morrow (Vernon Presley), David McLean (Captain), Curt Lowens (Emile Kestler), Bret Morrison (Lamar Fisk), Gail Cameron (Miss Rubin), Arline Anderson (Mrs. Smith), William Bramley (John Condon), Cheryl Miller (Kimberly Young).
Stone and Keller race against time in an attempt to stop an assassin who disguises himself as a nun to carry out his mission to execute a Chinese delegate.

October 3, 1974: Mask Of Death
Season 3, episode 4
W: Robert Malcolm Young   D: Harry Falk

With John Davidson (Ken Scott), Herb Edelman (Sam), John Fiedler (Mr. Winkler), Ivor Barry (Raymond Howard), Anne Helm (Mrs. Stanfield), Bernie Kopell (Arthur Ganz), Denny Miller (Harvey Ross), Phillip Pine (Sgt. Foster), John Zaremba (Dr. Thompson), Marianne McAndrew (Lori).
A professional female impersonator's intense identification with one of the women he mimics -- a fictitious 1930's movie star -- creates an uncontrollable split personality and eventually leads to murder.

October 10, 1974: I Ain't Marchin' Anymore
Season 3, episode 5
W: John Wilder, Albert Ruben   D: Paul Stanley

With Don Stroud (Vale), Joshua Bryant (Dr. Blakely), Richard Bull (Mr. Zahn), Anthony Eisley (Carson), Renne Jarrett (Kathy Hollander), Michael Burns (Ron Harris), Barbara Collentine (Mrs. Zahn), Jack Stauffer (Robert Zahn).
Det. Keller endangers his life by going undercover, posing as a draft evader in an attempt to locate the assailant of a deserter who was slain in the Bay City.

October 17, 1974: One Chance to Live
Season 3, episode 6
W: David Friedkin   D: Seymour Robbie

With Edward Mulhare (Brian Downing), Pippa Scott (Edith Downing), Paul Cavonis (Capiello), Steven Keats (Bobby Nelson), Joanne Linville (Martha Howard), Herb Vigran (Max), Woodrow Parfrey (Tomlin).
Stone and Keller try to find out who is threatening a spinster, who has been menaced by an unknown motorist and has also received threatening phone calls.

October 24, 1974: Jacob's Boy
Season 3, episode 7
W: Paul Savage   D: Harry Falk

With Dabney Coleman (George Todd), Robert Walden (Hubert 'Gimp' Franklin), Bill Baldwin (Judge Gilbert), Sidney Clute (Mr. Horowitz), Mitch Vogel (Peter Todd), James Griffith (Hoby Shuttleworth), Brock Peters (Jacob Willis), Roy Jenson (Frenchy), Kenneth Tobey (Sheriff Holloway), Maidie Norman (Mrs. Anderson), Ysabel MacCloskey (Martha).
A middle-aged black man flees from his new life as a trusted employee of a prominent family when a murder investigation threatens to expose his escape from a Southern prison farm.

October 31, 1974: Flags Of Terror
Season 3, episode 8
W: Jerry Ziegman   D: Virgil Vogel

With Carl Franklin (Dallum), Katherine Cannon (Mary Beth Hall), Richard Eastham (Jack Leist), Byron Chung (Kai), Georganne LaPiere (Ellen Warren), David Moody (Sonny Giles), Adrienne Larussa (Kerry Martin), Julio Medina (Nick Solano), Robert Hogan (Ed Warren), Elliott Street (Murray), Zack Taylor (Jim Carlson), Eugene Daniels (Tim), William Campbell (Callendar), Timothy Burns (Bob Mehlman), Dennis Robertson (Rodgers), Davis Roberts (Barrow).
Keller is held hostage when three revolutionists are caught smuggling a unique explosive device into the port.

November 7, 1974: Cry Help!
Season 3, episode 9
W: Larry Brody, Leonardo Bercovici   D: Corey Allen

With David Gruner (Paul Harris), Mariette Hartley (Bonnie Harris), Clint Howard (Tommy Sanders), Eddie Barth (Ed Cooper), William Jordan (Bob Harris), Marge Redmond (Ruth Sanders), Joseph V. Perry (Mr. Sanders).
While visiting his friend, a 14-year-old youth witnesses an argument between his friend's parents. When the father is killed, the youth runs away and is charged with murder.

November 14, 1974: For Good Or Evil
Season 3, episode 10
W: Mort Fine   D: Michael Caffey

With Hari Rhodes (Karpa), Mike Evans (Paul Hudson), Herbert Jefferson Jr. (Jimbo Hudson), Michael Masters (Manager), Alexandra Hay (Lori).
Lt. Stone's life is placed on the line when a young man he has befriended attempts to kill him.

November 21, 1974: Bird Of Prey
Season 3, episode 11
W: Guerdon Trueblood   D: Virgil Vogel

With Eric Server (Sgt. Rogers), Dennis Cole (Col. Johnson), Christopher Stone (Jim Danielson), Brendan Burns (Harry Cord), William Watson (Dick Higgins), Kaz Garas, Vivi Janiss (Thelma Danielson), Martin Braddock (Dr. Brice), Pat Delaney (Judy), Francine York (Marcia Harrington).
Steve poses as an Air Force officer in an attempt to apprehend a former POW suspected of murder.

December 5, 1974: License To Kill
Season 3, episode 12
W: Robert Keith, Don Balluck   D: Virgil Vogel

With Murray Hamilton (Barney Lujack), Burr DeBenning (Johnny Wacos), Ivan Bonar (Paul Andrews), Amy Farrell (Sarah Lujack), Damon Douglas (Eddie Myers), Tommy Cook (Rick Bellows), Brendan Dillon (Sgt. Foster).
Detective Stone's life is in jeopardy when his former police partner of nine years returns to San Francisco to take revenge on the person responsible for his son's death.

December 12, 1974: The Twenty-Five Caliber Plague
Season 3, episode 13
W: Tony Kayden, Michael Russnow   D: Virgil Vogel

With Vince Howard (Charlie Johnson), Robert Webber (Al Cooper), Jonathan Lippe (Jack Graham), Davey Davison (Jean Loring), Lee H. Montgomery (Jeff Rydell), Mary Murphy (Paula Cooper), Todd Martin (Lou Damico), Allen Price (Rick Thompson), Darrell Fetty (Jake Traynor), Anthony Geary (Joe Markham), William Bassett (Donald Bateman), Owen Bush (Sam Gillis), Karen Arthur (Margaret Bateman), John Yates (Jim Mallory).
A single gun falls into the hands of a string of people, each one using it in his own act of violence.

December 19, 1974: Mister Nobody
Season 3, episode 14
W: Robert Sherman   D: Corey Allen

With John Kerr (Gerald O'Brien), Sam Jaffe (Alex Zubatuk), Zooey Hall (Marty Karlinsky), Luther Adler (Victor), John Ericson (Shelby), Don Calfa (Larry Mason), Henry Corden (Weiss), Laurie Heineman (Chris Karlinsky), Rolfe Sedan (Skiros), Michael Vandever (Lou Singer), Celia Lovsky (Nadia Baska), George Murdock (Dempsey), Bob Harris (George).
A retired cobbler takes the rap for a murder to protect the real killer, the grandson of his best friend.

January 9, 1975: False Witness
Season 3, episode 15
W: Mort Fine   D: Paul Stanley

With A Martinez (Officer Vega), John Kerr (Jerry O'Brien), Lloyd Battista (Roberto Perez), Lenore Stevens (Dorothy Silveira), Malachi Throne (Mr. Howard), Jay Varela (Rodriguez), Carmen Zapata (Maria Vega), Rafael Campos (Chico), Rodolfo Hoyos Jr. (Ramon Vega), Lenore Kasdorf (Bonnie), Les Lannom (Officer Bryce), Robert Brubaker (Judge George), Tony Perez (Ybarra).
An officer has a personal vendetta with a narcotics dealer and Inspector Keller unwittingly gets involved in planting evidence.

January 16, 1975: Letters From The Grave
Season 3, episode 16
W: Tom Cannan   D: Virgil Vogel

With Reuben Collins (Inspector Tanner), William Windom (John Kovic), Peter Strauss (Lou Kovic Jr.), Virginia Gregg (Phyllis Stebbins), Lou Krugman (Herbert Stebbins), Joseph Mell (Alvin Greeley), Herman Poppe (Jake Guzik), Lili Valenty (Carlotta Kovic), Jim Boles (Maddox), Arch Johnson (Caretaker), Paul Stewart (Nick Lugo), Eric Christmas (Calvin), Barry Cahill (Inspector Mason).
Stone and Keller are led into one of their most bizarre cases when the skeleton of a long-missing gangster is found in Alcatraz prison.

January 23, 1975: Endgame
Season 3, episode 17
W: Albert Ruben   D: Jerry Jameson

With John Kerr (Gerald O'Brien), Stephen Bradley (Bernie), Patrick Conway (Al Doyle), Stephen Young (Dwayne Rogers), Darleen Carr (Jeannie), Tim O'Connor (Roy), Paul Mantee (Sailor Renfro), Richard Lawson (Eddie Hill), Ketty Lester (Prostitute), Jodean Russo (Prostitute), Carle Bensen (Sgt. Baker).
Lt. Stone is reduced to the rank of patrolman because he refuses to obey orders after Keller is almost killed.

January 30, 1975: Ten Dollar Murder
Season 3, episode 18
W: D.C. Fontana   D: William Hale

With Carol Rossen (Insp. Irene Elliott), Mark Wheeler (Bobby Elliott), Joe Spano (Cab Driver), Jerry Douglas (Bill Benson), Bob Bralver (John Cova), Michael Talbott (Tiny Reynolds), Ted Hartley (John Dornen), Bruce Kirby (Carl Severn).
Stone and Keller are after two teenage boys for a murder, not knowing that one of the youths is the son of a policewoman.

February 6, 1975: The Programming Of Charlie Blake
Season 3, episode 19
W: Rick Blaine   D: Nicholas Colasanto

With Fred Sadoff (Dr. Murchison), Dean Stockwell (Charlie Blake), Dee Wallace (Joan Warren), Sharon Acker (Eleanor Jessup), Lynne Marta (Jill Ackerman), Susan Richardson (Marlene Hollander), William Smithers (Dr. Jessup), John Stephenson (Leonard Paxton).
Lt. Stone and Insp. Keller seek the assailant of a young woman by interviewing known sex offenders, among them a suspect they believe may be under post-hypnotic suggestion.

February 13, 1975: River Of Fear
Season 3, episode 20
W: Robert Malcolm Young   D: Michael Caffey

With Peter Haskell (Dr. William Fitzpatrick Dunson), Patricia Smith (Helen Baker), Paul Fix (Dr. White), Kim Richards (Julie Todd), Faith Quabius (Betty Todd Dunson), Irene Tedrow (Mrs. Rand), Stephen Manley (Bobby Todd), James Gammon (Sheriff), Norman Bartold (Dr. Eliofson), Reuben Collins (Inspector Tanner), Stephen Bradley (Bernie).
The lives of two children are in danger from their new stepfather when, having murdered their mother, he discovers they have access to thousands of dollars in illegal money.

February 20, 1975: Asylum
Season 3, episode 21
W: Larry Brody   D: Robert Douglas

With Fred Sadoff (Dr. Murchison), James Olson (Dr. Rabb), Belinda Montgomery (Susan Howard), Bettye Ackerman (Dr. Hammill), Robert Yuro (Robert), Robert Walker Jr. (Gene Watson), Michael Anderson Jr. (Paul William Pierce).
Keller goes underground and faces death in a psychiatric home after a mental patient escapes and reports a killing.

February 27, 1975: Labyrinth
Season 3, episode 22
W: Del Reisman   D: William Hale

With Reuben Collins (Inspector Tanner), Julie Adams (Judith), Claire Brennan (Marian Fabrieze), Don Gordon (Anthony Fabrieze), Michael McGuire (Harry), Shelly Novack (Pete), Felice Orlandi (Jack Vincent), Bing Russell (Inspector Landers), Michael Strong (Al Ginnis), Tony Young (Gogo Friezell), Dave Willock (Hotel Clerk), Ben Hammer (Mr. Daly).
Three syndicate enforcers terrorize a downtown hotel after one of them falls to his death from a window in the high-rise. The police seal off the hotel and hunt for the other two mobsters and the down-and-out boxer who was their target.

March 13, 1975: Solitaire
Season 3, episode 23
W: D.C. Fontana   D: Seymour Robbie

With Tony Lo Bianco (Al Walczinsky), Rosanna Huffman (Alice), Vic Perrin (John Wozynsky), Sabrina Scharf (Mianna), Norman Alden (Alizo), William Bramley (Condon), Bill Quinn (Parsons), Eric Kilpatrick (Artie), David Moody (Random), Robert Jourdan (Burton), Ron Stacker Thompson (Lawrence), Maurice Argent (Dobie), Tina Andrews (Millie).
After Keller is wounded, Stone is partnered with a maverick undercover cop whose unortodox techniques lead Steve and Mike to suspect he's on the take.





September 11, 1975: Poisoned Snow
Season 4, episode 1
W: Paul Savage   D: William Hale

With Clu Gulager (George), Alan Fudge (Phil), Mark Hamill (Andy), Anthony Geary (Cajun), Ninette Bravo (Amy), Don Calfa (Sparrow), Robert Feero (Dr. Claymore), Janis Hansen (Maggie Collins), John Karlen (Vernon), Bebe Kelly (Judy Turner), Albert Popwell (Nappy), George Sawaya (Woody Parks), Matt Pelto (Dr. Colby).
Stone and Keller hunt for the slayer of a female narcotics officer, but are hampered by her boyfriend who seeks revenge in the fourth season premiere.

September 18, 1975: The Glass Dart Board
Season 4, episode 2
W: Sean Baine   D: Harry Falk

With Vince Howard (Charlie Johnson), Maurice Argent (Myron Benson), Patrick O'Neal (Capt. Keely), Joel Fabiani (Eli Mason), Lou Frizzell (Martin Truax), Joy Carlin (Angie), Art Passarella (Officer Sekulavich), Reuben Collins (Inspector Tanner), Paul Pepper (Harlan Jeffers), Ginny Golden (Rita), Stu Klitsner (Shelby), Roberta Callahan (Maggie).
Stone and Keller track down a sniper who has been preying on innocent victims, but they have problems when a new police captain wants to use different tactics.

September 25, 1975: No Place To Hide
Season 4, episode 3
W: Robert Malcolm Young   D: Virgil Vogel

With Stefanie Powers (Rita King), Chris Robinson (Jack Constantine), Paul Carr (Lou King), Michael Bell (Robert O'Brien), Charles Napier (Norderman), Ji-Tu Cumbuka (Lafayette Delacroix), Ben Frank (Joe Max), Todd Martin (Carl Metzger), Simmy Bow (Cahill), Regina Waldon (Mrs. Spoon), Stan Haze (Pepper Collins), Kellee Patterson (Mimi Shroeder).
When a hired assasin slays a young woman in a laundromat, Stone and Keller investigate.

October 2, 1975: Men Will Die
Season 4, episode 4
W: Shirl Hendryx   D: William Hale

With Deirdre Lenihan (Nancy Price), Michael Parks (Jack Marlow), Vera Miles (Catherine Wyatt), Sheila Wells (Miss Bennington), Anitra Ford (Mildred Parker), Jennifer Shaw (Angie).
An organization of angry rape victims helps a friend of Stone's daughter press for conviction of the man who raped her.

October 9, 1975: School Of Fear
Season 4, episode 5
W: Brad Radnitz   D: William Hale

With John Lehne (John Evers), Robert Hegyes (Richie Martino), Bernie Kopell (Dean Watson), Gerald Hiken (Harry Beckerman), Mark Lambert (Randy Pruitt), Eric Kilpatrick (Billy Jeffers), Geoffrey Lewis (Harris), Ruth McDevitt (Mrs. Mumford), Don Stark (Jim Whitcomb), Maurice Evans (Leopold Summer), Barbara Stanger (Judy Harris), Bob Hastings (Mr. Pruitt), Ann Doran (Mrs. Myers), Irving Israel (Finley), Winifred Mann (Mrs. Martino).
Four students disappear after a high school rumble in which a teacher was slain, and Stone and Keller try to find them.

October 16, 1975: Deadly Silence
Season 4, episode 6
W: John W. Bloch   D: Virgil Vogel

With Darleen Carr (Jeannie Stone), Reuben Collins (Inspector Tanner), Meredith Baxter (Jodi Dixon), Nora Marlowe (Mrs. Oliver), Darrell Fetty (Rudy Nolan), Regis Cordic (Dr. Reynolds), Gene Blakely (Dr. Graber), Robert Karnes (Sgt. Paxton), Gerald McRaney (Jeff Dixon).
Lt. Stone faces the realization that he may become totally deaf after being run down by escaping liquor store robbers.

October 23, 1975: Murder By Proxy
Season 4, episode 7
W: Eugene Price   D: Virgil Vogel

With John Ritter (Johnny Steiner), Bradford Dillman (Tom Fitz), Marj Dusay (Cheryl Fitz), Sorrell Booke (Quincy Lloyd), Eduard Franz (Leo Steiner), Gordon Jump (Captain Lacey), Robert F. Hoy (Jackson), Raymond Singer (Jules Werth), George Wallace (Harold Buxton), Karlene Gallegly (Diane), Nolan Leary (Mr. Buckey), David Cass (Wells), Bob Harris (Arnold), Julie Rogers (Sally Werth).
When crime suddenly and mysteriously increases in one specific neighborhood, Stone and Keller try to find out why.

October 30, 1975: Trial Of Terror
Season 4, episode 8
W: Jim Byrnes   D: Michael Preece

With Meg Foster (Nancy Elizabeth Mellon), Greg Mullavey (Beau), Kenneth Tobey (Sheriff Kenney), Tony Cacciotti (Marty Long), Philip Bruns (Pete), Ford Rainey (Haggard Mellon), James Woods (Doug), Morgan Jones (Swede), Charles Weldon (J.W. Flowers), Aldine King (Betty Jo Washington).
Keller's life is in jeopardy when he tries to protect a girl who was a witness to her boyfriend's murder.

November 6, 1975: Web Of Lies
Season 4, episode 9
W: Leonard Kantor   D: Virgil Vogel

With Reuben Collins (Inspector Tanner), Norman Stuart (Horowitz), Clint Young (Mitch), Ron Thompson (Willy), Mavis Palmer (Mrs. Newberry), Johnny Silver (Arnold Dennis), Pat Hingle (Burt Morris), Wayne Maunder (Paul), Nancy Olson (Jeannie Morris), Robert Walden (Frankie), Alex Colon (Prinz), Vernon Weddle (Mr. Hendrix).
When an officer is killed during a robbery, there is only one witness, a pathological liar who gives false information to Stone and Keller.

November 13, 1975: Dead Air
Season 4, episode 10
W: Marvin Kupfer   D: Virgil Vogel

With Larry Hagman (Terry Vine), Ina Balin (Penny), George DiCenzo (Frank Ciano), Dennis Patrick (Mr. Tyler), Arlene Golonka (Barbara Tyler), Burke Byrnes (Jack Burke), Jenny O'Hara (Angela Atkinson), Aubri Martin (Sharon Farmer).
A popular woman's talk show host is suspected of slaying listeners he secretly dates.

November 20, 1975: Merchants Of Death
Season 4, episode 11
W: Joseph Polizzi   D: Virgil Vogel

With Michael Kearney (Rudy Hale), Greg Morris (Eddie Griffin), Lonny Chapman (Mr. Hale), Kee Cheung (George Chang), Laurence Haddon (Inspector Wilkins), Jason Laskay (Lester Morrow), Dick McGarvin (Pete Crawford), Barry Miller (Paul Binyon), Michael Mullins (Buddy Winston), Richard O'Brien (Carl Hendrix), Ed Vasgersian (Mr. Binyon), Buck Young (Mr. Preston), G. Richard Stanley (Rick Jennings), Evan Kim (Jack Kwan).
After a crate containing several high-velocity rifles is stolen from a warehouse, Stone and Keller get involved in teenage warfare.

December 4, 1975: The Cat's Paw
Season 4, episode 12
W: D.C. Fontana   D: Virgil Vogel

With Darleen Carr (Jeannie Stone), Jerry Walter (Mr. Davis), Stephen Bradley (Bernie), Diane Baker (Irene Martin), Mark Miller (Jerome Greenwood), Barbara Babcock (Judy Tyrell), Paul Bryar (Emury), Lewis Charles (Pinch), Ray K. Goman (Captain Wilson), Joel Parks (Jim Gillis), Dan Barton (Hanratty), Shirley Falls (Mrs. Bell), Frank Dowse (Officer Burke).
Lt. Mike Stone has serious doubts after proposing marriage to beautiful inspector Irene Martin, who has been assigned to work with him in homicide.

December 11, 1975: Spooks For Sale
Season 4, episode 13
W: Albert Ruben   D: Michael Douglas

With Stephen Bradley (Bernie), Fritz Weaver (Ted Whitlock), Andrew Robinson (Archie Kimbro), Allan Miller (Len Young), Charles Cioffi (Burt Dressler), Tom Selleck (Jimmy Desco), George Petrie (Carlson), Dennis Robertson (Brauner), Jack Thibeau (Ralph Cooper), Morgan Upton (Mayhew).
Stone and Keller investigate the electronic bugging of a factory and discover that a former policeman is involved in industrial spying and murder.

December 18, 1975: Most Likely To Succeed
Season 4, episode 14
W: John D. Hess   D: William Hale

With Eric Server (Officer Teague), Kristoffer Tabori (Paul Kincaid), Charles Aidman (Russell Kincaid), Leigh McCloskey (Gil), Brent Collins (Robert Tilton), Devon Ericson (Vicky Kincaid), Patricia Smith (Rae Kincaid), Ben Hammer (Gerald Gardner), Tom Troupe (Tom Hanna), Scott Colomby (Bobby Tilton), Sarah Hardy (Susan Hanna).
Stone and Keller investigate the murder of a school teacher, killed the same night that a boy had gone to see him about changing a failing grade.

January 8, 1976: Police Buff
Season 4, episode 15
W: Guerdon Trueblood   D: Virgil Vogel

With Fred Sadoff (Dr. Murchison), Vince Howard (Charley Johnson), Reuben Collins (Inspector Tanner), Bill Bixby (Eric Doyle), Christopher Stone (Officer Harris), Bert Freed (Morrie), James Karen (TV Reporter), Hank Brandt (Sgt. Washington), Patti Jerome (Joanne), Robert Miano (Joey Lucero), Larry St. James (Jack Williamson).
Stone and Keller race against time to find a murderer who approaches his victims by impersonating a police officer.

January 15, 1976: The Honorable Profession
Season 4, episode 16
W: Paul Robert Coyle   D: Harry Falk

With Robert Reed (Dr. Holtfield / Dr. Avery / Peter Callahan / Dr. Faraday / Dr. Debner), Linden Chiles (Hank Travis), Chris Beaumont (Officer Ciurila), George Clifton (Fred Arlen), Larry Manetti (Larry Walsh), Shelly Novack (Dr. Dunne), Rosanna DeSoto (Angie), Joan Tompkins (Elaine Holtfield), Reuben Collins (Inspector Tanner), John Zaremba (Mr. Schultz), Virginia Gregg (Martha Travis), Richard Drout Miller (Dr. Adams).
Stone and Keller try to find the only witness to a shooting, and discover that the man used a fictitious name, that of a man who died many years before.

January 22, 1976: Requiem For Murder
Season 4, episode 17
W: James Sweeney   D: Harry Falk

With Reuben Collins (Inspector Tanner), Richard Basehart (Bishop Tim Farrow), William Windom (Monsignor Carruthers), Stephen Young (Father Wilson), Cal Bellini (Father Pedillo), Fionnula Flanagan (Emma Simms), Richard Hoyt (Jack), Lou Krugman (Eddie Madden), Connie Sawyer (Mrs. Rubens), Alexander Courtney (Neil Brenner), Irene Tedrow (Mrs. Costello), Walter Brooke (George Webster).
Steve's longtime bishop friend is shot, but he refuses to reveal the identity of his assailant.

January 29, 1976: Underground
Season 4, episode 18
W: Philip Saltzman, Sean Baine   D: Paul Stanley

With Jerry Walter (Kilgoe), Robert Drivas (Dan Segal), Jason Evers (Ben Rush), David White (Frank Garson), Suzanne Charney (Sunny Malone), Leslie Charleson, Claudia Jennings (Eve), William Campbell (Johnny Blackwell), Harry Davis (Leo Segal), Forrest Draper (Eddie Segal), Ken Lynch (Willy Kurland), Shirley O'Hara (Mrs. Evans), Robert F. Simon (Capt. O'Hare), Joe E. Tata (Bobby Waldron), Francine York (Louise), Jodean Russo (Kay), Eldon Quick (Lowrey), Ken Wolger (Charles Allen), Gordon Pinkney (Officer Jenkins), Ed Vasgersian (Vern Harris).
Policeman Dan Segal goes undercover to seek revenge on those who were guilty of the murder of his brother.

February 19, 1976: Judgment Day
Season 4, episode 19
W: Ron Buck   D: Virgil Vogel

With Fred Sadoff (Dr. Murchison), Reuben Collins (Inspector Tanner), Stephen Bradley (Bernie), Michael Burns (Barry Jensen), Lynette Mettey (Ellen Matthews), June Dayton (Judge Matthews), June Ellis (Grace Hewitt), Peter Hobbs (Karl Krafts), James McCallion (Elliott Jensen), Gloria LeRoy (Mrs. Ledbetter), Ward Costello (Judge Abrams), Allen Williams (Richard), Giovanni Vari (Jerome Black), Robert Hays (Lester).
Lt. Stone poses as a judge to lure the person responsible for a series of murders of judges and lawyers.

February 26, 1976: Clown Of Death
Season 4, episode 20
W: Arthur Rowe   D: Virgil Vogel

With Dick Van Patten, Michael Strong (Red Ashburn), Madlyn Rhue (Crystal), Parley Baer (Jack Leopold), Maurice Argent (Sean Murdock), Lynne Marta (Barbara Franco), David Birney (Neil Rugger), Bernie Valentine (Maggie Martins), Dan Caldwell (Sgt. Hawlins), Ray K. Goman (Mr. MacLeod), Don Keefer (Dr. Mayhill), Angus Duncan (Dr. Harlow), Russell Thorson (Freddie Olburn), Will Hutchins (Sparky).
Steve poses as a clown in a circus where murder prevails under the big top.

March 4, 1976: Superstar
Season 4, episode 21
W: Mort Fine   D: Virgil Vogel

With Ron Soble (Charles Miller), Paul Sorvino (Bert D'Angelo), Alfred Ryder (Anton Pravek), Don Gordon (Joe Latham), Amy Levitt (Georgia), Lola Mason (Betty Garson), Kenneth O'Brien (Jimbo), Stephen Bradley (Medical Examiner), Don Spruance (Kelly), Karen Philipp (Valerie), John Yates (Sgt. Benson), Regina Waldon (Mrs. Sutterman).
Bert D'Angelo, a street-wise New York cop, arrives in San Francisco to find the man responsible for murdering his partner.

March 11, 1976: Alien Country
Season 4, episode 22
W: Larry Brody   D: Virgil Vogel

With Roy Poole (Sheriff Jackson), Robert Carricart (Bernardo Medina), Claudia Bryar (Ann Corby), Henry Darrow (Ramon Montoya), Bruce Glover (Stan Reeves), Betty Carvalho (Jessie Medina), David McLean (James Courtney), Ken Pennell (Carl Berkson), A Martinez (Rudy Costa), Amzie Strickland (Alma Drake), Royce D. Applegate (Harry Courtney), Tony Perez (Miguel), James Griffith (T.J.), Thomas Trujillo (Esteban).
Stone and Keller take to the fields of California to track down an alien accused of slaying an immigration agent.

March 18, 1976: Runaway
Season 4, episode 23
W: Paul Savage   D: Harry Falk

With Darleen Carr (Jeannie Stone), Billy Green Bush (Fred Cavanaugh), Alex Henteloff (Clarence Hoby), Pamelyn Ferdin (Chris Cavanaugh), Edward Walsh (Dave Cox), Milton Selzer (Manny Judson), Walter Burke (Joey Collins), Claire Brennan (Joan Cavanaugh), Joshua Shelley (Marvin), Eddie Quillan (Timpkins), Frank Loverde (Donetti), Art Passarella (Sgt. Sekulovich).
Stone and his daughter help a girl who's looking for her father, only to find out that he's a suspected killer.





September 30, 1976: The Thrill Killers (1)
Season 5, episode 1
W: Cliff Gould   D: Virgil Vogel

With Barry Sullivan (Breitbach), Patty Duke (Susan Rosen), Hari Rhodes (Floyd Marsden), Marion Ross (Mrs. Ross), Susan Dey (Barbara Ross), Patricia Mattick (Marie Tannenger), Jonathan Lippe (Nick Tannenger), Ron Glass (Arlen Washington), James Hong (Robert Lee), Anthony Geary (Gary Jelinek), Edith Diaz (Jenny Rios), Ward Costello (Capt. Devitt), Gary Frank (Winston Stiles), Jan Clayton (Mrs. Whelan), Norman Fell (Breitbach), Paula Kelly (Ann Chamberlain), Jim McMullan (James Reed), Doris Roberts (Mrs. Strauss), Van Williams (Officer Morton), James Shigeta (Prosecutor), Jay Varela (Seymour Banchik), Dick Van Patten (Thurman Barber), Joseph Wiseman (Barbato), Irene Tedrow (Mary Alice Kline), Bill Baldwin (Judge).
The fifth season opens with a terrorist group kidnapping an entire jury in order to gain freedom for their jailed leaders.

October 7, 1976: The Thrill Killers (2)
Season 5, episode 2
W: Cliff Gould   D: Virgil Vogel

With Ron Glass (Arlen Washington), Doris Roberts (Mrs. Strauss).
Lt. Stone and Inspector Dan Robbins try to find the gang of radicals who kidnapped an entire jury and is threatening to kill them one by one if their demands aren't met.

October 21, 1976: Dead Or Alive
Season 5, episode 3
W: Burton Armus   D: Michael Caffey

With Tom Bosley (Inspector Eddie Clark), Howard Duff (Larry Dobbs), Lisa Eilbacher (Gail Dobbs), Paul Stevens (George Driscoll), Robert DoQui (Tom Feranga), Caitlin Adams (Cathy Dineen), Max Gail (Don Wilton), Dan Caldwell (Officer Brown), Arlene Golonka (Rhoda), Dabbs Greer (Watchman), John Zaremba (Mr. Zabrockie), Claudia Bryar (Mrs. Thompson), Alex Henteloff (Cab Driver), Ben Frank (Tom Springer).
When a grieving father offers a $1 million reward for apprehending the suspect in the rape-murder of his daughter, the streets turn into a free-for-all as nearly everyone tries to collect.

October 28, 1976: The Drop
Season 5, episode 4
W: Norman Lessing   D: Harry Falk

With Eugene Roche (Charley Springer), Dabney Coleman (Andrew Horvath), Thomas Bellin (Ernie Myers), James Griffith (Roscoe Springer), Joseph Hindy (Eddie), Susan Pratt (Tina Wells), Martin Kove (Willis Hines), Mary La Roche (Alice Horvath), Parker Stevenson (Andy Horvath Jr.), Lola Mason (Verne Andrews).
Mike Stone's life is endangered when he falls into the hands of kidnappers.

November 4, 1976: No Minor Vices
Season 5, episode 5
W: Arthur Bernard Lewis   D: William Wiard

With Maureen McCormick (Cindy Lawson), Lou Frizzell (Harry Delman), James Olson (Lawson), John Karlen (Nat Reeves), Gloria Manon (Lynn O'Brien), Terrence O'Connor (Miss Frazier), Buck Young (Sheriff Groves), Royce D. Applegate (Bill Korman), Emmaline Henry (Ginger Matson), Olive Dunbar (Miss Ardmore), Glenn Sipes (Hal O'Brien), Peter Davies (Jim Foster), Michael Cavanaugh (Inspector Meyers).
A series of murders is linked to a prostitute's datebook.

November 11, 1976: In Case Of Madness
Season 5, episode 6
W: John W. Bloch   D: Barry Shear

With Desi Arnaz Jr. (B.J. Palmer), Cassie Yates (Donna Palmer), John Beal (Chuck Moran), Craig Wasson (Gary Jordan), Jess Walton (Lois Flynn), Conrad Janis (David Breen), Betsy Slade (Cheryl), Tom Stewart (Earl North), Mwako Cumbuka (Little Joe), Craig Hunley (Jimmy), Lazaro Perez (Vince Perez).
A musician, suffering from severe blackouts and fits of rage, becomes the prime suspect in the murder of his manager.

November 18, 1976: Till Death Do Us Part
Season 5, episode 7
W: John D.F. Black   D: William Wiard

With Jerry Walter (Ray Andrich), Hope Alexander-Willis (Ann Jarris), Jessica Walter (Maggie Jarris), Harry Guardino (Ben Jarris), Burke Byrnes (Carter), Al Rossi (Marty Jarris), Zack Taylor (Havens), John Milford (Ed Crowley), Stephen Oliver (Shandy), Michael Baseleon (Hit Man), Larry St. James (Herman Kerlock).
Lt. Stone jeopardizes his life when he elects to protect a woman hunted by syndicate hit men.

December 2, 1976: Child Of Anger
Season 5, episode 8
W: Charles Larson   D: David Whorf

With Dorothy Malone (Julia Desmond), Leslie Ackerman (Melanie Desmond), Jerry Douglas (Ethan Prince), Guy Stockwell (Frank Kyd), Booth Colman (Ira Foster), Steve Sandor (Ken Manning), Pat Renella (Jerry Stillman), Peter Kilman (Mr. Green), Tom Drake (Melanie's Father).
A shy and lonely girl, seeking to be noticed, confesses to the murder of her mother's lover. The real killers, however, know she actually witnessed the crime and are out to silence her before the police can break down her story.

December 9, 1976: Hot Dog
Season 5, episode 9
W: Guerdon Trueblood   D: Virgil Vogel

With Eric Server (Binkie), Darleen Carr (Jeannie Stone), Sam Edwards (Roger), Lester Fletcher (Richard Swanson), Don Johnson (Officer Larry Wilson), Gerald McRaney (Buck), Mario Roccuzzo (Marty).
Mike Stone's investigation of an armored car robbery is hampered by his clash -- both personally and professionally -- with a streetwise motorcycle cop who falls in love with Mike's daughter, Jean.

December 23, 1976: Castle Of Fear
Season 5, episode 10
W: James Menzies   D: Allen Reisner

With Stephen Bradley (Bernie), Pat Hingle (Al Mossman), Edward Walsh (Frank Herrick), Dawn Lyn (Bonnie Mossman), Pat Crowley (Mrs. Mossman), Marshall Colt (Inspector Holmer), Michael McGuire (Stan Fredricks), E.J. Peaker, Steve Eoff (Sgt. Kline), Al Nalbandian (Mr. Abajian).
A timid man's paranoid belief that he is being stalked by a criminal leads to his shooting of a police officer.

January 6, 1977: One Last Trick
Season 5, episode 11
W: Chris Kazan, Gloria Goldsmith, Jack B. Sowards   D: Kenneth C. Gilbert

With Lee Purcell (Carol Revson), Michael Bell (Nick Malone), Peter Brown (Officer Brady), Sherry Jackson (Joy Adams), Bob Hastings (Harvey Boone), Jack Wells (Bryan Vincent), Lisa Moore (Agnes Jefferson), Phillip Pine (Carl Halsey), Deirdre Berthrong (Sheila), Rick Lenz (Dave), Gordon Pinkney (Officer Jarvis), Judson Pratt (Mr. Stewart), Eric Barnes (Beatty), Cass Martin (A.D. Fletcher).
A former prostitute goes back to work to smoke out the murderer of another prostitute.

January 13, 1977: Monkey Is Back
Season 5, episode 12
W: Sean Baine   D: Richard Lang

With Francine York (Betty Johnson), Gary Lockwood (Charley Belasco), Phillip R. Allen (Timothy Rossiter), Art Metrano (Pellegrino), Hal England (Joseph Ness), Ted Gehring (Bert), Earl Boen (Frank Jennings), Don Spruance (Joe Beamer), George Clifton (Mr. Belmont), Archie Hahn (Artie), Wallace Rooney (Mr. Daley), Morgan Upton (Murray).
The investigation of an apparently unrelated series of slayings reveals only one slender clue -- the victims were all the same age.

January 20, 1977: The Cannibals
Season 5, episode 13
W: Glen Olson, Rod Baker   D: Walter Grauman

With Tim O'Connor (Frank McGuire), Andrew Robinson (Ronnie McGuire), Len Birman (David Bradley), Mark Goddard (Brian Phillips), Rod Browning (Leary), Robert Doyle (Louie Pulaski), Richard Foronjy (Bernard Rizino), Richard Herd (Greene), Johnny Weismuller Jr. (Duke Barrett), Paul Sylvan (Emmelio), Jason Laskay (Officer Hadley), Bruce Mackey (Sims), Michael Strong (Stockwood), Victor Hall (Officer Drake).
The son of a syndicate boss becomes a hitman's target after he robs his own father of $250,000.

February 3, 1977: Who Killed Helen French?
Season 5, episode 14
W: Robert W. Lenski   D: Allen Reisner

With John Kerr (Gerald O'Brien), Marlyn Mason (Helen French/Angela Somes), Dan Ferrone (Fred Milner), Alan Fudge (Doug French), Trish Stewart (Susan Ross), Noah Keen (Tom Filer), Jay Jacobus (Judge Baker), Ellen Geer (Betty Rollins), Will Hare (Dr. Meyers).
Lt. Mike Stone tracks down a missing woman believed by police to have been murdered by her husband. The glamorous runaway, it turns out, had personal reasons for hiding.

February 10, 1977: A Good Cop. . . But
Season 5, episode 15
W: Charles Larson   D: Harry Falk

With Don Calfa (Randolph "Moonshine" Fisher), Barry Primus (Inspector Lambert), Hank Brandt (Phil Lundeen), Skip Homeier (Carl Birmingham), Robert Walden (Detective Arnie), Bruce Glover (George Carter), Regis Cordic (Abe Johnson), Ivor Barry (Judge Cramer), Sam Chew Jr. (Detective Price), Nate Esformes (Inspector Rodriguez), Frank Maxwell (Captain Jack), Susan O'Connell (Sister Catherine), Bibi Osterwald (Manager), Jordan Rhodes (Jerry Billings), Mills Watson (Artie Devoe/Barton), Joshua Shelley (Bookie).
The case against a known drug pusher suspected of slaying a police officer during a raid appears all but dead after a witness, another officer, makes an admission that weakens his credibility.

February 17, 1977: Hang Tough
Season 5, episode 16
W: Norman Lessing   D: William Hale

With Virginia Gregg (Emma Doyle), Ned Beatty (Eddie Boggs), Susan Oliver (Gracie Boggs), Edward Power (John Hanley), Paul Cavonis (Stan Michaels), Rafael Campos (Emilio "Spider" Gonzales), Richard Bakalyan (Gimpy), Ward Costello (Captain Devitt), Luke Askew (Boot Wilson), Michael Twain (Inspector Davis), Jodean Russo (Lily Waters).
A tough cop, on the brink of retirement, becomes the target of Lt. Mike Stone's investigation when it appears that a narcotics informant may have been set up in a murder.

February 24, 1977: Innocent No More
Season 5, episode 17
W: William Robert Yates   D: Kenneth C. Gilbert

With Frank Marth (Robert Wilson), Mark Hamill (Billy Wilson), Carl Weathers (Officer Hague), June Dayton (Mrs. Wilson), Bill Quinn (Gary King), Don Stark (Henry Brown), Cosie Costa (Tommy Dido), Eileen Wesson (Carol Bonner), Jack Donner (Joseph Hess), Tony Haig (Jake Moody), Winifred Mann (Judge Byrnes).
Lt. Stone and his partner, Insp. Robbins, try to break up a juvenile gang that preys on the elderly.

March 3, 1977: Once A Con
Season 5, episode 18
W: Robert Dellinger, Michael Seims   D: Richard Lang

With John Rubinstein (Walter Young), Devon Ericson (Jackie Collins), Joanne Nail (Tina Harrington), Linda Marsh (Julie Hart), Anne-Marie Martin (Lisa Demming), Jenny Sherman (Mary Wilson), Peter MacLean (Colonel Zellers), Mimi Maynard (Edith Harris), Mischa Schwartzmann (Arthur), Todd Martin (Officer Nelson).
The main suspect in the murder of a coed is a prison inmate enrolled in a special study program.

April 28, 1977: Interlude
Season 5, episode 19
W: Larry Alexander   D: Harry Falk

With Lois Nettleton (Carolyn Blake), Linden Chiles (Jerry Blake), Camila Ashland (Mary Johnson), Jed Allan (Fred M. Dawes), Arthur Roberts (Jack Callaway), Paul Comi (Alexander Dichter), Gilbert Green (Joe Ayles), Ward Wood (Gordon F. Dillworth), Alan Feinstein (Roger Callaway).
The wife of a deputy district attorney becomes a slayer's next target when she inadvertently becomes the only witness to a murder.

May 5, 1977: Dead Lift
Season 5, episode 20
W: Larry Brody   D: Michael Preece

With Arnold Schwarzenegger (Josef Schmidt), Diana Muldaur (Judith Winters), Bert Freed (Mr. Jenks), Larry Mahan (Henry Wilcox), Frances Rafferty (Maxine), Hilary Thompson (Irene Lupoff), Peter Brandon (Paul Allen), Jerry Ayres (David Garver), Brendan Burns (John Kopecki), Eddie Ryder (Jim Barnotti), Florence Sundstrom (Lydia Beauchamps), Larry Delaney (Sergeant Andrews), Barry Cahill (Colonel Langley), Victor Izay (Tony Lawler), William Bronder (Pappy Thompson), Irene Robinson (Riva Allen).
A bodybuilder is dangerously sensitive to criticism of his vocation.

May 12, 1977: Breakup
Season 5, episode 21
W: Anthony Lawrence   D: Harry Falk

With Pernell Roberts (Charlie Finn), Sharon Acker (Ethel Finn), George Murdock (Harlan Betz), Lawrence Pressman (Larry Drake), Marla Adams (Ceci Roman), Janis Hansen (Julia Drake), John Friedrich (Hal Finn), Lesley Woods (Emily Bradley), Jordan Rhodes (Jerry Billings), Kirk Mee (Kenneth Bennett), Paul Pepper (Bronson).
A man under pressure because of an impending divorce and apparent business collapse becomes the principal suspect in a murder case.

May 19, 1977: Let's Pretend We're Strangers
Season 5, episode 22
W: Carol Saraceno   D: Walter Grauman

With William Benedict (Dorsey Chandler), Beverly Washburn (Michelle Rhodes), Ted Chapman (Harvey Robinson), Betty Anne Rees (Yvonne), Maggie Wellman (Kim Wilson), Linda Kelsey (Susan Harper), Frank Biro (Judge Jones), Christopher Brooks (Earl), Robert Brubaker (Captain Smith), Nolan Leary (Mr. Swafford), Mark Wheeler (Billy Martin), Joseph Miksak (Greg Lerman).
A public defender relies on her close relaitonship with Inspector Dan Robbins to secure confidential information to gain her client's release.

June 2, 1977: Time Out
Season 5, episode 23
W: Robert Heverly   D: Kenneth C. Gilbert

With Cliff Gorman (Earl Mack), Ray Sharkey (Benny Lester), George McCallister (Billy Telson), Christina Hart (Nancy Telson), Hal Buckley (Evan Taggart), Richard Lynch (Harry Kraft), Davey Davison (Susan Mack), Tom Rosqui (Joe Kimberly), Jerry Hardin (Lt. Carson), Barbara Collentine (Mrs. McCandless), Kenneth O'Brien (Wes), Dale Tarter (Inspector Thompson), Stephen Parr (Officer Briggs).
Four hardened convicts stage a daring esacpe and take a prison guard as hostage.

June 9, 1977: The Canine Collar
Season 5, episode 24
W: Robert Malcolm Young   D: Harry Falk

With Reuben Collins (Inspector Tanner), Dennis Patrick (Dr. Thompson), Kaz Garas (Thor Olafson), Claire Brennan (Betty Richley), Bruce Neckels (Andy Wilson), Tom Ormeny (Walechi), Robert Behling (Jacob), George Dzundza (Paul Weber), Curt Lowens (Capt Gregory), Dean Santoro (Fred Spears), Jack Stauffer (Conrad), Alexander Courtney.
Stone and Robbins track a killer on a crowded ocean liner, with help from the victim's dog.


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