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



1970s Episode Guide for 'The Young Lawyers':


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

September 21, 1970: Is There A Good Samaritan In The House?
Season 1, episode 1

With Walter Brooke (Dr. Schurz), Frank Converse (Dr. Vince Sabowski), Gordon Pinsent (Henry Norman), David Sheiner (Elliott Tower), Ann Summers (Judge Kingman).
Law students in a Neighborhood Law Office (NLO) in Boston provide free legal assistance to those unable to pay, under the direction of an experienced attorney. The series is based on fact: Massachusetts and 13 other states allow prospective attorneys to receive experience by representing clients and pleading cases in court, under the supervision of a practicing attorney. In this episode, Aaron Silverman is assigned to defend a young intern being sued by a father whose son was injured when the intern removed him from a wrecked car.

September 28, 1970: A Simple Thing Called Justice
Season 1, episode 2

With Kent Jarvis (Lawyer), Betsy Jones-Moreland (Mrs. Harris), Eric Laneuville (Jesse Crawford), John Larch (Judge Harris), Art Lewis (Cashman), Arthur Space (Judge Marley), Paul Winfield (Willis Crawford).
Law students Aaron Silverman and Pat Walters are faced with bringing charges of incompetence against a famous lawyer, now a judge, to gain a new trial for a man convicted of murder.

October 5, 1970: The Two Dollar Thing
Season 1, episode 3

With Russ Conway (Judge Conway), Joan Delaney (Louise), Virginia Vincent (Mrs. Whitley), Ellen Weston (Miss Emerson), Joy Bang, Peter Strauss.
An unmarried couple, commune residents Stuart Kelsey and Louise Grafton, appeal to the Neighborhood Law Office for help when faced with losing their 4-year-old son.

October 12, 1970: The Alienation Kick
Season 1, episode 4

With Kim Hunter (Miriam Hewitt), Mary Layne (Marianne Hewitt), Ford Rainey (Wycoff), Fred Beir (Dino), Gwynne Gilford (Miss Shriber), Douglas Henderson (Judge).
A teenage girl runs away and calls on the NLO for help against her drunken mother and cruel stepfather.

October 19, 1970: Where's Aaron?
Season 1, episode 5

With Brian Cutler (John O'Brien), Philip Kenneally (Lincoln Dexter), Jonathan Lippe (Charlie Brazo), Richard Eastham (Torrance), Johnny Haymer (Jimmy), Celia Kaye (Helen).
Aaron Silverman defends his neighborhood friends against a landlord's eviction notice, and is even booked for assault.

October 26, 1970: We May Be Better Strangers
Season 1, episode 6

With David Carson (Tony Fulton), Tim O'Connor (Lew Fulton), John Rubinstein (Dan Fulton), Marsha Hunt (Celia Fulton), Sam Melville (Gabe Thomas), Doria Cook (Eve), Lew Brown (Patrolman), Douglas Henderson (Judge).
Aaron Silverman is caught between a father and son when the young man, charged with the possession of marijuana, pleads his innocence and the adamant parent insists he's guilty and suffer the consequences.

November 2, 1970: The Glass Prison
Season 1, episode 7
W: John W. Bloch

With Pete Deuel (Dom Acosta), Barbara Luna (Stella Acosta), Lonny Chapman (Fowler), Harry Townes (Harris Colby).
The NLO comes to the defense of a parolee who violated regulations to take his wife, a drug addict, out of the city to a sanitarium.

November 9, 1970: The Russell Incident
Season 1, episode 8
W: Guerdon Trueblood

With Lee Bergere (Alfred Marcos), Paul Bertoya (Heller), Noah Keen (Prosecutor), Geoffrey Lewis (Scott Russell), Jim McMullan (Jack Mulvaney), Ellen Moss (Terry Mulvaney), Gerald S. O'Loughlin (Pete Roberts).
Aaron Silverman reluctantly agrees to defend a policeman accused of maiming a prisoner and winds up being assaulted by his client.

November 16, 1970: At the Edge Of The Night
Season 1, episode 9

With Angela Clarke (Mrs. McGuire), Ben Hammer (Bryan Fox), Robert F. Lyons (Bill Wicks), Willard Sage (Maurice Neilson).
A Vietnam veteran is accused of killing his landlord, and claims a loss of memory. A lawyer advises him to plead guilty to a charge of voluntary manslaughter, but David Barrett, not convinced of his guilt, offers him a choice between a "safe" plea of guilty and the gamble of pleading innocent and perhaps being sentenced to death.

November 23, 1970: Are You Running With Me, Jimmy?
Season 1, episode 10

With Sherry Lynn Diamant (Wiley Wilson), Paul Fix (Judge Benjamin), John Lupton (Robert Manley), Martin Sheen (Reverend Jimmy Haines), Don Hanmer.
A young minister is accused of obstructing the law by harboring a group of homeless youngsters.

November 30, 1970: A Busload Of Bishops
Season 1, episode 11

With Antoinette Bower (Dr. Hilary Sadler), Robert Cornthwaite (Judge Green), Oscar DeGruy (Frankie Smith), Vance Howard (Thompson), Paula Kelly (Wilma), John McLiam (Louis Luther), Simon Oakland (Stanley Karok), Fred Pinkard (Prell), Jordan Rhodes (Finley), Neil Russell (McCracken).
Aaron Silverman becomes suspicious when his client, a high school basketball all star charged with assault, comes up with an alibi supplied by his coach.

December 7, 1970: The Legacy Of Miles Turner
Season 1, episode 12

With Peter Donat (D.A. Lew Foley), Peter Jason (Dave Baumgartner), Tim McIntire (Charlie Turner), David Sheiner (Elliott Turner), Charlotte Stewart (Tammie Turner).
Aaron Silverman sees another side of the law when, temporarily attached to the district attorney's office, he must prosecute a mentally unstable man charged with assault.

December 14, 1970: Remember Chris Gately?
Season 1, episode 13
W: Joyce Perry, Ed Waters

With Flora Plumb (Chris Gately), Whit Bissell (James Carlton), Larry Linville (Bud Morton), Carl Reindel (Ernie Blake), Arch Johnson (Sgt. Dimascio).
Social activists Chris Gately and her brother Ernie are charged with attempted robbery and assault with a deadly weapon by a city official, a man they claim they discovered burglarizing her office.

December 21, 1970: MacGillicuddy Always Was A Pain In The Neck
Season 1, episode 14
W: Mel Goldberg   D: John Newland

With Carmen Argenziano (Hank Smith), Jess Walton (Clara Smith), Dabbs Greer (Jacobi), Alan Vint (Williams), Edmond O'Brien (MacGillicuddy).
A cantankerous old man comes to Aaron Silverman for aid when he's faced with eviction and a storm of lawsuits.

January 4, 1971: False Witness
Season 1, episode 15

With Brenda Scott (Jennie Stevens), Robert Webber (Sergeant Fielder), John Kerr (Rogers), Devra Korwin (Mrs. Rogers).
Aaron Silverman's defense of a maid acused of theft appears doomed when it's learned she pawned some of the missing jewelry.

January 20, 1971: Legal Maneuver
Season 1, episode 16

With Victor Holchak (Daniel Morse), Lynn Loring (Bonnie De Palma), Peter Mark Richman (Jerome Lacey), Eli Wallach (James Johnson Scott), Ford Rainey (Judge Salke).
A famed trial lawyer hires Aaron to assist in the defense of a couple charged with murder.

February 3, 1971: The Outspoken Silence
Season 1, episode 17

With Pat Hingle (Benjamin Whitfield), Scott Glenn (Nick), Kelly Jean Peters (Terry), Douglas Henderson, Doreen Lang.
An attorney blames Aaron Silverman for his son's death when he refuses to allow a defense witness to testify. The youth hangs himself in his cell.

February 10, 1971: The Victims
Season 1, episode 18

With Heidi Vaughn (Leora Donner), Martha Hyer (Mrs. Donner), Tol Avery (Judge), Meredith Baxter (Gloria), David Lewis (Mulloy), Paul Ryan (Tim), Michael Strong (Kingman), Gary Tigerman (Josh).
Chris Blake, one of the young students in the Neighborhood Law Office, is charged with raping a teenage girl. He pleads innocent, but his landlady's testimony lends support to the girl's accusation.

February 17, 1971: The Bradbury War
Season 1, episode 19

With John Beck (Mark Bradbury), Janet Margolin (Celia Bradbury), Russell Johnson (Bonelli), Robert Cornthwaite (Judge).
Silverman falls in love with the woman he's representing in a divorce action, and her husband threatens to bring a countersuit naming him as corespondent.

February 24, 1971: And The Walls Came Tumbling Down
Season 1, episode 20

With Julie Adams (Alice Graham), Katherine Cannon (Penny Graham), Ray Danton (Josh Ferris), D'Urville Martin (Mitch Cole), Nan Martin (Elsa Novak), Ron Masak (F.P. Expert).
Barrett is hired to defend a girl charged with murder. She confesses to the crime. However the victim, a has-been singer, was seen by a witness alive and unhurt after the girl fired at him.

March 3, 1971: Down At The House Of Truth, Visiting
Season 1, episode 21

With Lane Bradbury (Charlene Neiley), Richard Dreyfuss (Mike Chester), Jon Lormer (Dean Stewart), Eve Bruce (Laverne), Paul Stevens (Kelman), Tom Drake (Markham), Voltaire Perkins (Judge), Paul Stewart.
Aaron's client is charged with stealing the car he claims he bought, and a used-car salesman backs up his story.

March 10, 1971: The Whimper Of Whipped Dogs
Season 1, episode 22
W: Harlan Ellison

With Allen Garfield (Bernie Yoakum), Susan Strasberg (Hallie Benda), June Dayton (Judge Kate Knight).
Silverman's former girlfriend, who has become a drug addict with an extensive police record, is bailed out of jail but she fails to appear for her arraignment.

March 17, 1971: Conrad And The Taxi Squad
Season 1, episode 23

With Kristoffer Tabori (Conrad Pierce), Elizabeth Allen (Doris Pierce), Steve Ihnat (Pete Pierce), Gwynne Gilford (Ellen Schriber), Karl Lukas (Mechanic).
Silverman befriends a youth who lies and steals in an attempt to bring his divorced parents together.

March 24, 1971: I've Got A Problem
Season 1, episode 24

With Karen Huston (Clove Edwards), Gary Lockwood (Billy Walden), Warren Anderson (Van Dalgren), Bruce Kimmel (Walter), Fredd Wayne (Kimber).
A radio talk show host is fired for expressing antiwar sentiments on his program. Silverman prepares his defense based on simple breach of contract by the station management, but discovers he made a mistake in judgement.


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