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Season 1


Season 1, Episode 0: Lincoln

1961
Attorney Abraham Jones defends a client suspected of planting a bomb.

Season 1, Episode 1: What's in a Name?

7 October 1960
A.L. Jones takes on a new legal secretary when his previous one up and leaves to have a baby, and she has a baptism of fire when she accompanies him in defending a builder trying to expose his shoddy successors.

James Whitmore ... Abraham Lincoln Jones
Janet De Gore ... Marsha Spear
Conlan Carter ... C.E. Carruthers

Charles Drake ... Charles Preston

Carl Benton Reid ... Wilton Reid

Dennis Patrick ... Harris Johnson
Franz Roehn ... Sweeper
Robert Fortier ... Pat Edgecomb

Joel Marston

Roy Jenson ... (uncredited)

David Macklin ... (uncredited)

J. Pat O'Malley ... (uncredited)

Ted Stanhope ... (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 2: Music to Hurt By

14 October 1960
Jones's plan to have a day out in the sun with his secretary are thwarted by a desperate Latino restaurant-owning couple living in fear of a protection racket.

James Whitmore ... Abraham Lincoln Jones
Janet De Gore ... Marsha Spear
Conlan Carter ... C.E. Carruthers

Frank Silvera ... Garcia

Miriam Colon ... Sophia Madrenas
Rudy Solari ... José Madrenas
John Qualls ... Joey Rich
Sheldon Allman ... Lippy Lewis Lonegan

James Westerfield ... Lieutenant Morgan

Season 1, Episode 3: The Baby

28 October 1960
A young illegal immigrant from England giving birth in prison custody does not want the baby, but the surgeon's sister does. But adoption is difficult when the mother's true identity can't be traced, and the father can't be found.

James Whitmore ... Abraham Lincoln Jones
Janet De Gore ... Marsha Spear
Conlan Carter ... C.E. Carruthers

Adam Williams ... Wally Jackson
June Dayton ... Nan Jackson

Malcolm Atterbury ... Joe McGowan
William Sargent ... Dr. Ralph Andrews
Karl Held ... Donald McGowan

Alan Caillou
Michael Barrier ... Joe McGowan Jr.
Carol Hills ... Nurse (as Carol Hill)
Marlo Jensen
Dinah Anne Rogers ... The English Girl (Peggy McGowan)

Season 1, Episode 4: Drivel

4 November 1960
Yet again, Jones is feeling optimistic until something goes wrong - and this time it's his own father's ornery temperament which is the trigger of the trouble.

James Whitmore ... Abraham Lincoln Jones
Janet De Gore ... Marsha Spear
Conlan Carter ... C.E. Carruthers

Russ Brown ... Thomas Jones
Gilbert Green ... Joe Carlyle

Charles Cooper ... Stanley

Will Wright ... Judge

Leonard Stone ... George Malcolm

Parley Baer ... Mayor Gilwell

Season 1, Episode 5: Semper Fidelis

11 November 1960
A 4th Division Marines subordinate of Jones from 15 years previous is having trouble controlling his temper, which is having repercussions everywhere. Perhaps ex-Lieutenant Jones can straighten him out.

Season 1, Episode 6: The Promise of Life

18 November 1960
The kind but poor guardians of a young boy turn to Jones for help as his mother is in prison for killing his father and they need support from her second husband, the boy's stepfather.

James Whitmore ... Abraham Lincoln Jones
Janet De Gore ... Marsha Spear
Conlan Carter ... C.E. Carruthers

Joanne Linville ... Mrs. Rice, Fred's Wife
Katherine Squire ... Mrs. Rice, Fred's Mother
Adrienne Marden ... Mrs. Jerabek

Stacy Harris ... Psychiatrist
Billy E. Hughes ... Paul Rice (as Billy Hughes)

John Harmon ... Mr. Jerabek
Kenneth Patterson ... Defense (as Ken Patterson)
Robert Griffin ... Judge

Liam Sullivan ... Fred Rice

Season 1, Episode 7: The Storyville Gang

25 November 1960
A blind black musician attacks Jones when he mistakes him for a Kansas City Jammer (a thief of other people's music). But Jones is won over by his charming apology, and turns down a date with a beautiful woman to help him.

James Whitmore ... Abraham Lincoln Jones
Janet De Gore ... Marsha Spear
Conlan Carter ... C.E. Carruthers

Rex Ingram ... Larry Morgan

Robert Cornthwaite ... Prosecutor Hodgkiss

Patricia Blair ... Miss Arlene Pearson
Gene Benton ... Skylar
James Maloney ... Judge
Dick Winslow ... Professor Cornwall
Charles Lampkin ... Hecktel, The Storyville Gang
Eddie Cole ... The Storyville Gang
Syl Lamont ... The Storyville Gang

Season 1, Episode 8: No Sale

2 December 1960
A fashion designer who had instructed Jones to sell his business on his behalf, frantically changes his mind, even though the buyer is already in place, and it's down to Linc to make do and mend.

James Whitmore ... Abraham Lincoln Jones
Janet De Gore ... Marsha Spear
Conlan Carter ... C.E. Carruthers

Sam Jaffe ... Martin Berger

Robert H. Harris ... Arnold Wilmer

Aneta Corsaut ... Berger's Daughter
David Alpert ... Victor Berger
Frances Weintraub Lax ... Mrs. Berger (as Frances Lax)
Terry Huntingdon ... Model
Sue Winton ... Model

Season 1, Episode 9: A Question of Guilt

16 December 1960
A 16-year old wannabe big-shot drags a girl from her home and beats her. Nobody can get through to him, but in this case Abraham Lincoln Jones's name could be Nobody.

James Whitmore ... Abraham Lincoln Jones
Janet De Gore ... Marsha Spear
Conlan Carter ... C.E. Carruthers

Robert Lansing ... Burt

John Hoyt ... Judge
Douglas Lambert ... Tom Snider (as Doug Lambert)

Paul Birch ... Mr. Snider

Barney Phillips ... Ed Harcomb
William Lally ... Dr. Ross
John Conwell ... Counsel

Nelson Olmsted ... Fairchild

Beverly Washburn ... Sue Harcomb

Season 1, Episode 10: Christmas Is a Legal Holiday

23 December 1960
When the elderly Emaline invites three wan men from the mission into her home for Christmas, her mercenary family get Jones involved to try to send them packing.

James Whitmore ... Abraham Lincoln Jones
Janet De Gore ... Marsha Spear
Conlan Carter ... C.E. Carruthers

Wesley Lau ... Roger Forester

Barbara Bain ... D.J.
Hope Cameron ... Judith Dillingham
Justice Watson ... Craig Dillingham

Wally Vernon ... Mr. Bowles

Pat O'Malley ... Mr. Barrows
Jim Hayward ... Mr. Mumpson
Raymond Greenleaf ... Judge Ross

Don Beddoe ... Dr. Buchanan
Tom Palmer ... Taylor Green, Attorney
Mary Young ... Sarah the Housekeeper
Charity Grace ... Emaline Forester

Season 1, Episode 11: The Long Echo

30 December 1960
A man who believed his first wife to be dead finds that his second marriage is invalid when she suddenly reappears having suffered from amnesia. The second wife wants to pay the first off to disappear again.

Season 1, Episode 12: The Great Gambling Raid

6 January 1961
A seemingly overzealous cop busts a "gambling den" which turns out to just be a few old friends playing for pennies. But the only thing worse than dealing with a stubborn mule is dealing with four of them.

James Whitmore ... Abraham Lincoln Jones
Janet De Gore ... Marsha Spear
Conlan Carter ... C.E. Carruthers
John Clarke ... Cop

Stanley Adams ... Eddie Romano the Butcher

Jess Kirkpatrick ... Finnegan the Plumber
Wolfe Barzell ... Harry the Tailor

Ben Wright ... McAllister from the Antiques Shop (as Ben H. Wright)

Olan Soule ... Schenzun the Jeweller (as Olan Soulé)

William Fawcett ... McGraw the Drunk

James Westerfield ... Lt. Morgan

Season 1, Episode 13: The Trophy

13 January 1961
Jones is compromised when the wife in a couple of old friends of his wants a divorce, and it turns out the husband has been involved in some dodgy dealings.

James Whitmore ... Abraham Lincoln Jones
Janet De Gore ... Marsha Spear
Conlan Carter ... C.E. Carruthers

Lyle Bettger ... Duff McIntyre
Mary LaRoche ... Mrs. Janet McIntyre (as Mary La Rouche)
Nicholas Saunders ... Hayward

House Peters Jr. ... Stan Clark
Sara Taft ... Housekeeper
Wolfe Barzell ... Harry the Tailor
Melody Gale ... McIntyre Daughter (as Melody Gail)
Gregory Irvin ... McIntyre Son (as Greg Irvin)

Season 1, Episode 14: Indian War

20 January 1961

Season 1, Episode 15: Exit

27 January 1961
A Noble actor refuses to exit his theatre, despite it being condemned for demolition.

James Whitmore ... Abraham Lincoln Jones
Janet De Gore ... Marsha Spear
Conlan Carter ... C.E. Carruthers

Robert Warwick ... Austin Noble

Jonathan Harris ... Commissioner Sloane
Trudi Ames ... Judy (as Trudi Ziskind)
Ron Anton
Pat McGeehan
Bill Stout ... Phillip (as William Stout)
Robert Strong

Season 1, Episode 16: Unbury the Dead

3 February 1961
A man who deserted, leaving his 12 comrades to die during the war is released and Jones's morals are tested again when he is asked by him to help him regain his property.

Season 1, Episode 17: The End Justifies the End

10 February 1961
A man makes the headlines for tax fraud, but blames his lawyer for advising him badly. So he decides he would rather have Jones. But yet again Jones is torn because of other less than righteous things in the guy's past.

Season 1, Episode 18: Lethal Weapons

17 February 1961
A famous boxer who is a friend of Jones, is accused of assaulting someone outside the ring. Things don't look good for the boxer as he has mysterious injuries.

James Whitmore ... Abraham Lincoln Jones
Janet De Gore ... Marsha Spear
Conlan Carter ... C.E. Carruthers

Bernie Hamilton ... Bob Mills
Isabel Cooley ... Nancy Mills (as Isabelle Cooley)

Vladimir Sokoloff ... Dr. Harding

Norman Fell ... Fred Cook
Perry Cook
John Close
Steven Perry ... Billy Mills (as Stephen Perry)
Erlean Perry ... Jane Mills
Clegg Hoyt

Season 1, Episode 19: One for the Money

24 February 1961
Ernie the butcher is not happy that his sister has married a criminal, but Johnny says he is reformed and asks Jones to transfer his laundry into his wife's name. However Ernie thinks that not just clothes but money is being laundered.

James Whitmore ... Abraham Lincoln Jones
Janet De Gore ... Marsha Spear
Conlan Carter ... C.E. Carruthers

Stanley Adams ... Eddie Romano the Butcher

Aneta Corsaut ... Mary Clover (as Aneta Corsault)

Wally Vernon ... Mortimer Wild

Harry Holcombe ... Judge
John Clarke ... Cop

Jesse White ... Harry Singer

Frank Gorshin ... Johnny Clover

Season 1, Episode 20: Cold Turkey

3 March 1961
In an uncharacteristically serious story, free of the usual shenanigans, Jones deals with a traumatic case of a man who had tried to pass the buck, going through the stages of coming down from a heroin high.

Season 1, Episode 21: The Concert

10 March 1961
A singer's agent hires Jones to defend his client when she finds herself unable to work with a conductor whose musical interpretations are very different to her own.

Season 1, Episode 22: Everybody Versus Timmy Drayton

17 March 1961
Jones's former commanding officer turns up wanting him to help get custody of his son from the stepfather after his wife dies.

Season 1, Episode 23: A Very Special Citizen

24 March 1961
This time it is C.E.'s turn to have an old friend show up in trouble, when a doctor served with a $100,000 malpractice suit needs Jones's help to protect his trusted status.

Season 1, Episode 24: Accidental Tourist

31 March 1961
Karl visits Gus with a list of demands, but there are some people you just don't blackmail.

Season 1, Episode 25: Mea Culpa

7 April 1961
A lynch mob accuses a man of kidnapping a little girl when in actual fact he was rescuing her. When he is found guilty, Jones feels guilt for not taking the case himself.

Season 1, Episode 26: A Fool for a Client

21 April 1961
Jones is called on by the daughter of a retired judge who is one of his personal heroes to stop his violent descent into alcoholism. The man then not only becomes his own defense but is also called as a witness for his prosecution.

Season 1, Episode 27: The Enemy

21 April 1961
Jones successfully defends an alleged killer under a plea of insanity. As he gnaws on a dry bagel, he wonders if for once his case also had holes in it.

Season 1, Episode 28: One by One

5 May 1961
While waiting outside for Jones, C.E. is beaten by a gang of checkered cap-wearing thugs. Lincoln is determined they shall be punished one way or another.

Season 1, Episode 29: A Quiet Town

12 May 1961
In another case of mistaken identity and lynch mob rule, a boy who swerved to miss a hit and run victim knocked down by a motorcycle gang is accused of being the killer himself. But then suddenly Jones finds his own livelihood at risk.

James Whitmore ... Abraham Lincoln Jones
Janet De Gore ... Marsha Spear
Conlan Carter ... C.E. Carruthers

Larry Gates ... Judge Tally

Henry Daniell ... Isaac Beckett

Henry Beckman ... J.A. Wethering, D.A.
John Brinkley ... Ned Ruddy
Anthony Jochim ... Clerk of Court (as Anthony Joachim)
Pat Patterson ... Sgt. Kronski

Joe Higgins ... Fallon
Barry Brooks ... Court Bailiff

Season 1, Episode 30: The Last Commencement

28 April 1961
Another hit and run case, this time committed by a car. Things become awkward when it turns out the driver was the son of the founder of the law school which Jones graduated.

James Whitmore ... Abraham Lincoln Jones
Janet De Gore ... Marsha Spear
Conlan Carter ... C.E. Carruthers

Rhys Williams ... Guy Llewelyn Morgan, Headmaster
Paul Tripp ... George Forrester
Maxine Cooper ... Faith

House Peters Jr. ... R. Cooper Jr., D.A.

Sam Gilman ... Sgt. Porter
Ernest Shelton ... Eyewitness

Arthur Franz ... David

Season 1, Episode 31: No Law for Ghosts

26 May 1961
Two women are returning from a birthday party late at night when one of them is attacked and dies. A local hobo is accused, but an anonymous donor sends Jones $150 to defend him.

James Whitmore ... Abraham Lincoln Jones
Janet De Gore ... Marsha Spear
Conlan Carter ... C.E. Carruthers
Robert Gist ... District Attorney Tom Starkowski
June Dayton ... Marie Starkowski

William Challee ... 'Professor' Jason Phillips
Gertrude Flynn ... Vera's Friend
Lillian Culver ... Vera Ribak

Jess Kirkpatrick ... Officer McKenna
Lucetta Kallis ... District Attorney's Secretary

Season 1, Episode 32: The Broken Hand

2 June 1961
The odd couple fashion designers return when Berger loses a contract from his best friend who is disgusted with the terms, but then it turns out Wilmer had it drawn up by the office of Abraham Lincoln Jones.

James Whitmore ... Abraham Lincoln Jones
Janet De Gore ... Marsha Spear
Conlan Carter ... C.E. Carruthers

Sam Jaffe ... Martin Berger

Robert H. Harris ... Arnold Willmer

Robert Warwick ... Clay Hostetter

Marty Ingels ... Tony
Tiger Joe Marsh ... Nick the Delivery Driver
Richard Runyon ... Cop

Season 2


Season 2, Episode 1: No News Is Good News

19 April 1962
A patrol-man well-known to all three of the regulars is accused of being an accomplice in a robbery, so Marsha and C.E. persuade Lincoln to defend him. But is getting journalists involved wise?

James Whitmore ... Abraham Lincoln Jones
Janet De Gore ... Marsha Spear
Conlan Carter ... C.E. Carruthers

Ed Nelson ... Frank Skinner

Addison Richards ... Clay Harper

John Milford ... Larry Brooks

Kelly Thordsen ... Commissioner Price
Tommy Nello ... Mike Millar (as Thomas Nello)

Jason Wingreen ... Reporter #1
Jack Bernardi ... Reporter #2
Sally Mills ... Woman Reporter
Paul Major ... District Attorney

Milt Kogan ... Policeman
Howard McLeod ... Bailiff

Jean Allison ... Pat Brooks

Season 2, Episode 2: The Boy Who Said No

26 April 1962
A boy is kept back after school for refusing to agree with his teacher's narrative that General Custer was a hero, by seeing the point of view of the native American Indians. Jones takes time out to teach the school a lesson in democracy.

James Whitmore ... Abraham Lincoln Jones
Janet De Gore ... Marsha Spear (as Janet DeGore)
Conlan Carter ... C.E. Carruthers

Russell Johnson ... Mr. Lankershim
Roger Mobley ... Tommy Pierce
Eve McVeagh ... Mrs. Pierce

Jess Kirkpatrick ... Truant Officer

Josephine Hutchinson ... Miss Woods

Season 2, Episode 3: Reunion

3 May 1962
The mother of an old school friend of Jones comes to see him, but this is no happy reunion - her son has just been convicted and sentenced to death for murder.

Season 2, Episode 4: The Walkout

10 May 1962
Jones finds himself involved in a divorce case where his opposite number wants the unusual practice of a closed court to take place. But are three retired gallery regulars a help or a hindrance?

James Whitmore ... Abraham Lincoln Jones
Janet De Gore ... Marsha Spear (as Janet DeGore)
Conlan Carter ... C.E. Carruthers

James Burke ... Carney
Morris Strassberg ... Goodman

Percy Helton ... Adams
Paul Dubov ... Coleman
Ruth Lee ... Mrs. Dorn
James Maloney ... Judge
Tom Middleton ... Mr. Thompson
Audrey Allen ... Mrs. Thompson
Richard Chambers ... Bailiff

Season 2, Episode 5: Everybody Is Money

17 May 1962
The widow of one of the greatest criminal lawyers Jones has ever known arrives while he is enjoying a barbecue, to tell him that her son is being employed by criminal gangs to give them legal advice on how to commit their crimes.

James Whitmore ... Abraham Lincoln Jones
Janet De Gore ... Marsha Spear (as Janet DeGore)
Conlan Carter ... C.E. Carruthers

John Davis Chandler ... Max (as John Chandler)

Meg Wyllie ... Doris Avery

Lane Bradford ... Pete

Michael Vandever ... Jim (as Michael Vandeever)
Charles Lampkin ... Tom Redford
Rusty Wescoatt ... Mr. Hill
Terry Sutherlin ... Boy with Jim
Norman Leslie ... Jack
Rocky Lundy ... Boy with Max

David Macklin ... Wayne Avery

Season 2, Episode 6: Wilderness

24 May 1962
Jones's father stops traffic on his return with his dramatic insistence that his son intervenes in a building project set to damage a natural lake.

James Whitmore ... Abraham Lincoln Jones
Janet De Gore ... Marsha Spear (as Janet DeGore)
Conlan Carter ... C.E. Carruthers

Rhys Williams ... Judge Morris

Parley Baer ... Mayor
Edmon Ryan ... Mr. Grant

Leonard Stone ... Mr. Edwards

Sara Seegar ... Mrs. Austin

Russ Brown ... Thomas Jones

Season 2, Episode 7: The Man Who Wanted to Die

31 May 1962
A possibly innocent man refuses a life-saving operation because he would be put straight onto death row if he lived. Jones must try to convince him otherwise so he can defend him.

James Whitmore ... Abraham Lincoln Jones
Janet De Gore ... Marsha Spear (as Janet DeGore)
Conlan Carter ... C.E. Carruthers

Arlene Martel ... Maria Lopez (as Arline Sax)
George Brenlin ... Lenny Stoner
Rodolfo Hoyos Jr. ... Manuel Lopez (as Rudolfo Hoyos)

Michael Fox ... Doctor
George Ives ... Hiller

Tom Bosley ... Assistant D.A. Ryan

Season 2, Episode 8: The Co-Operatives

7 June 1962
Jones has just finished enjoying a game of golf when he is told that three ex-convicts are staying in his friend's apartment block and frightening the residents. But the man housing them wants to give them a fresh chance.

James Whitmore ... Abraham Lincoln Jones
Janet De Gore ... Marsha Spear (as Janet DeGore)
Conlan Carter ... C.E. Carruthers

Terry Becker ... Norman Johnson
Joan Tompkins ... Jeannie Burns

Joe Turkel ... Parker (as Joseph Turkel)
Barry Brooks ... Jack Lessing

Judy Whitney ... Laurie (as Judy Erwin)
Dinah Anne Rogers ... Cynthia Lessing
Grayce Spence ... Betty Johnson
Tracy Jacovides ... Hernandez
Ron Walters ... Novak

Edgar Stehli ... Henry Ross

Charles Aidman ... Phil Burns

Season 2, Episode 9: Thicker Than Water

14 June 1962
Jones is out driving with Miss Spear when a boy runs out in front of them. They discover he is a hemophiliac so rush him to hospital. When he comes round he asks Jones to help him divorce his parents as he feels too much trouble.

James Whitmore ... Abraham Lincoln Jones
Janet De Gore ... Marsha Spear (as Janet DeGore)
Conlan Carter ... C.E. Carruthers

Robert Ellenstein ... Dr. Allen

Adam Williams ... Phillip Harvey
Jo Helton ... Joyce Harvey
Jimmy Carter ... Phil Harvey Jr.
Frances Foster ... Nurse
Griffith James ... Man

Season 2, Episode 10: What Can You Learn from Smoke Signals?

21 June 1962
Lincoln wants to go fishing with his father, but pops would rather fight and drags him into a campaign to save a newspaper from its fate after the death of its editor.

James Whitmore ... Abraham Lincoln Jones
Janet De Gore ... Marsha Spear (as Janet DeGore)
Conlan Carter ... C.E. Carruthers

Sandy Kenyon ... Wally Dawson

Doris Singleton ... Myrtle Dawson

Rhys Williams ... Judge

Richard Hale ... Milton Wells

Forrest Taylor ... Foreman

Dan Tobin ... Howard Leeds

Russ Brown ... Thomas Jones

Season 2, Episode 11: C'est La Show Biz

28 June 1962
Jones and the gang are off on vacation when a questionable agent bursts in asking him to defend a poor naive French model arrested for indecent exposure.

James Whitmore ... Abraham Lincoln Jones
Janet De Gore ... Marsha Spear (as Janet DeGore)
Conlan Carter ... C.E. Carruthers
Gilbert Green ... District Attorney

Susan Silo ... Colette LeBlanc
Dennis Cross ... Mr. Harper

Dick Wilson ... Benny

John Dennis ... Policeman
James Maloney ... Judge
Jack Bernardi ... Sikes
Irving Steinberg ... Second Reporter
Griffith James ... First Reporter
Larry Blyden ... Daniel C. Oliver

Season 2, Episode 12: My Worthy Colleague

5 July 1962
A 21-year old divorcee is desperate for access to the son he had with the girl he married when they were both teens. But the wife says he is a danger to the child, and Jones must face a formidable female foe.

James Whitmore ... Abraham Lincoln Jones
Janet De Gore ... Marsha Spear (as Janet DeGore)
Conlan Carter ... C.E. Carruthers
Richard Evans ... Ed Donner (as Richard R. Evans)

Brenda Scott ... Mary Donner
Charles Lampkin ... Headwaiter

Kitty Kelly ... Landlady

Jean Hagen ... Janet N. Winthrop
Marc Goldstrom ... Boy (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 13: Poor Eddie's Dead

12 July 1962


James Whitmore ... Abraham Lincoln Jones
Janet De Gore ... Marsha Spear (as Janet DeGore)
Conlan Carter ... C.E. Carruthers

Edward Binns

Hugh Marlowe

Bruce Dern ... Edward Burns
Charles Seel ... Night Watchman (as Charles F. Seel)

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