Dr. Richard Kimble is framed for his wife's murder by a mysterious one-armed man. During sentencing Kimble escapes intending to catch the one-armed man and find out why he was framed. ... See full summary »
Stu Bailey and Jeff Spencer were the wisecracking, womanizing private detective heroes of this Warner Brothers drama. Stu and Jeff worked out of an office located at 77 Sunset Strip in Los ... See full summary »
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Dr. Richard Kimble is accused as the murderer of his wife, tried and convicted. On his way to be executed, he escapes. The only chance to prove his innocence is to find the man who killed his wife. Kimble, pursued by Lt. Gerard, risks his life several times when he shows his identity to help other people out of trouble. Written by
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Legend has it, that after completing the first episode, David Janssen walked up the road with Barry Morse and said, "Do you think we will get a couple of weeks work out of this?" See more »
The Fugitive, a QM Production, starring David Janssen as Dr. Richard Kimble, an innocent victim of blind justice, falsely convicted for the murder of his wife, reprieved by fate when a train wreck freed him en route to the death house; freed him to hide in lonely desperation, to change his identity, to toil at many jobs; freed him to search for a one-armed man he saw leave the scene of the crime; freed him to run before the relentless pursuit of the police lieutenant obsessed with his capture.
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Simply... the greatest drama in the history of television. The prototype of many other shows (the invaders, run, buddy, run, etc...) David Jensen does a excellent job as the doctor wrongly accused of his wife's murder. Barry Morse never received the honors due him for playing the "antagonist" Lt. Gerard. For the run of the show, they managed to maintain a high quality of writers and directors. I viewed every show from 1963 to "the judgement" This showed regularly featured talented actors as guess stars before they became stars. The show also managed to handle social issues of the times but was more geared to exploring human nature in all it's facets... that's one of the things that made it so great. Even if you were not concerned about the hunt for the one armed man... the indivual stories themselves were great.
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