Johnny Staccato (TV Series 1959– ) Poster

(1959– )

Episode List

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Season 1

10 Sep. 1959
The Naked Truth
A young singer's promising career is threatened by a scandal magazine's blackmail scheme.
 
17 Sep. 1959
Murder for Credit
Johnny Staccato tracks down the killer of a bandleader who is being poisoned.
 
24 Sep. 1959
The Parents
A young couple who have sold their unborn baby to an unscrupulous baby broker ask Johnny to help them keep their baby.
 
1 Oct. 1959
The Shop of the Four Winds
Johnny looks for his friend's killer in Chinatown and finds an unscrupulous acquaintance from his army days who is cheating the inhabitants with crooked immigration deals. He sends his goon Tikon to kill Johnny with Karate.
 
15 Oct. 1959
Nature of the Night
The attacker in a local slasher spree against blonde women is Johnny's troubled friend Dave (Dean Stockwell). Johnny quickly suspects the truth.
 
22 Oct. 1959
Viva, Paco!
When a racketeer calls Johnny's friend a cowardly, womanizing Puerto Rican, Johnny goes to Spanish Harlem to prove Paco hasn't bailed on his community and biggest boxing match of his life.
 
29 Oct. 1959
Evil
Johnny investigates the popular new preacher at the mission who's taken the life savings of at least one elderly local woman.
 
5 Nov. 1959
Murder in Hi-Fi
Waldo is forced to hire an attractive woman to sing at his club.
 
12 Nov. 1959
Fly Baby, Fly
A millionaire hires Johnny as part of a plan to murder his wife (Gena Rowlands).
 
19 Nov. 1959
Tempted
Fearing she is being followed, a beautiful blonde asks Johnny to accompany her as she delivers a valuable diamond necklace.
 
26 Nov. 1959
The Poet's Touch
A young poet is jarred sober when his friends go too far and unintentionally kill a man. In the days that follow, Johnny investigates the poet's own disappearance.
 
3 Dec. 1959
The Wild Reed
Johnny Staccato investigates an old college friend who is now playing a bad saxophone in a cheap joint.
 
10 Dec. 1959
A Piece of Paradise
Johnny helps his ex jockey friend who has been accused of killing a dance hall hostess.
 
17 Dec. 1959
The Return
Johnny narrowly misses a War vet pawning his Distinguished Service Cross for a handgun. The recently escaped mental patient has long intended to kill the wife he came to believe was betraying him while he was in Korea.
 
24 Dec. 1959
The Unwise Men
Hardworking family man, Tom (Jack Weston) is stressed by his ex-con older brother, Vic (Marc Lawrence). Vic wants Tom to endanger his straight life and help out on his latest criminal sure thing days before Christmas.
 
31 Dec. 1959
Collector's Item
Singer played by Ann Henry, is killed and two of her past lovers are the prime suspects.
 
7 Jan. 1960
The Man in the Pit
Johnny investigates who is blackmailing a Broadway actress and the death of a once great jazz legend.
 
14 Jan. 1960
The Only Witness
Johnny receives a telephone call from a wealthy playboy asking him to protect his sister, but before they meet the man is murdered.
 
21 Jan. 1960
Night of Jeopardy
A big time counterfeiter believes Johnny has his engraving plates. When he and Waldo are threatened Johnny is given 2 hours to find them.
 
28 Jan. 1960
Double Feature
Johnny is accused of a murder committed by a look-alike hit man.
 
2 Feb. 1960
The List of Death
Johnny helps a dying gangster disguised as a priest settle some old scores.
 
11 Feb. 1960
Solomon
High-profile attorney Solomon Bradshaw is desperate for a defense of his wealthy client Jessica Winthrop who is charged with murdering her husband. Bradshaw is utterly convinced of her innocence, yet Mrs. Winthrop refuses to answer any questions in her own defense, maintaining that it would violate her self-avowed pacifist ideals. Bradshaw intends to hire private detective Johnny Staccato to commit perjury in court and provide an alibi for Mrs. Winthrop. Johnny agrees on the condition that he is given the opportunity to meet Mrs. Winthrop first. In her holding cell, ...
 
18 Feb. 1960
An Act of Terror
Johnny solves the murder of a ventriloquists wife through his dummy.
 
25 Feb. 1960
An Angry Young Man
Johnny becomes concerned when an ambitious young man starts working at a bookstore which is just a cover for a criminal enterprise.
 
3 Mar. 1960
The Mask of Jason
Johnny must protect an actress (Mary Tyler Moore) from a man with a scarred face.
 
10 Mar. 1960
A Nice Little Town
A lady friend asks Johnny to find out who beat her brother to death. No one is investigating the crime in the small town because they think he was a traitor.
 
17 Mar. 1960
Swinging Long Hair
A classical pianist and his wife defect to the USA after a concert. He gets a job playing jazz at Waldo's even though they are hiding from communist agents wanting to take them back.
 

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