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Episode List


Season 1

26 Sep. 1961
Who Killed Julie Greer?
Amos Burke is an L.A. cop who's inherited millions and usually arrives at crime scenes in a chauffeur-driven Rolls-Royce. Investigating the death of actress Julie Greer, he finds lots of suspects - but the killer's identity surprises him.
3 Oct. 1961
An army sergeant blames himself for causing a rookie's death during training.
10 Oct. 1961
Killer in the House
A man on the run hides out at his brother's house - something the brother and his wife are most uneasy about.
17 Oct. 1961
John J. Diggs
John J. Diggs appears to be a derelict, scrounging from tourists in a Mexican town. But Margo Haley thinks there's more to him than that.
24 Oct. 1961
Doyle Against the House
Blackjack dealer Eddie Doyle needs money fast. Can he use his skill with the cards to beat the house?
31 Oct. 1961
Out of the Night
In 1944, a revenge-obsessed pilot bombs a village to kill one man - who escapes.
7 Nov. 1961
Somebody's Waiting
Augie, a sailor on shore leave, is just looking for his buddies. But there are two guys with knives who seem to want him hurt.
14 Nov. 1961
The Geetas Box
A couple of linemen from the telephone company plan a robbery with a safe-cracker.
21 Nov. 1961
Goodbye, Hannah
Tasked with finding Hannah Cole (missing for a year), Lt. Smith of the Missing Persons Bureau builds up an intriguing portrait of this woman he has never met.
28 Nov. 1961
Up Jumped the Devil
When ambitious executive Jack Farmer hits a winning streak with his compulsive gambling, he decides to use the money entrusted to him at work by his boss.
5 Dec. 1961
Three Soldiers
After the controversial Sgt. Marius is captured by the enemy in an Asian war zone, two very different soldiers share their memories of working with him.
12 Dec. 1961
A Swiss Affair
A scientist aboard a Swiss train is pursued by the spies of three nations, all anxious to learn the information inside his head. But who's who?
19 Dec. 1961
The Fifth Caller
A murder mystery set in an English coastal town.
26 Dec. 1961
Open Season
Devery Shay is most anxious to prevent his wife from getting a quickie Mexican divorce - and even more anxious that she doesn't subsequently testify in court about his crooked activities.
2 Jan. 1962
Death in a Village
An aged priest arrives at a Mexican village under constant threat from a bandit and his men.
9 Jan. 1962
A Time to Die
A bizarre black comedy in which Burton Stevens, injured in a bad car crash, is told by mysterious people that he can select someone to die in his place.
16 Jan. 1962
Price of Tomatoes
A truck driver on a very tight schedule stops to give a lift to a pregnant hitch-hiker; and then his life gets very complicated.
23 Jan. 1962
Obituary for Mr. X
A cop's feelings of guilt over an affair leads to tragedy
30 Jan. 1962
The actions of a US bomber crew in WWII endanger the rest of the squadron.
6 Feb. 1962
The Prison
A curious relationship develops between a political prisoner and his guard.
13 Feb. 1962
Seeds of April
Lawyer Robert Thatcher would rather his wife didn't find out he was seeing another woman while she was in hospital. But then his mistress is murdered.
20 Feb. 1962
The Legend
A reporter enlists the help of a one-eyed prizefighter to expose a boxing racket.
6 Mar. 1962
The Hook
When McThane, a big-time gangster, gets out of prison, things get very dangerous for a lot of people.
13 Mar. 1962
View from the Eiffel Tower
An American girl visiting Paris for the first time gets unwittingly involved with gun-runners and other dubious types.
20 Mar. 1962
330 Independence S.W.
An investigator goes undercover, posing as a trucker to find out who's being smuggling illegal pep pills.
27 Mar. 1962
The Clocks
A widow planning to re-marry insists she is being haunted - by the ghost of her first husband.
27 Mar. 1962
The leading characters from "The African Queen", but in a new story-line.
10 Apr. 1962
The Boston Terrier
An upper-crust Boston sleuth uses the very latest in scientific gadgetry when investigating a big-time gangster.
24 Apr. 1962
No Strings Attached
On a point of principle, a top-flight attorney agrees to represent a stripper who works in a cheap club - something of which his boss does not approve.
1 May 1962
Savage Sunday
In the newspaper business, Sunday is usually a rather easy day - but, this particular Sunday, junior reporter Nick has a very busy time of it.

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