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Writer:
Roy Huggins (created by)
Contact:
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Seasons:
1 | 2 | 3 | 4
Release Date:
17 September 1963 (USA) See more »
Plot:
A doctor, wrongly convicted for a murder he didn't commit, escapes custody and must stay ahead of the police to find the real killer. Full summary »
Awards:
Won Golden Globe. Another 3 wins & 10 nominations See more »
NewsDesk:
(87 articles)
User Reviews:
Television at the Peak of Its Abilities See more (42 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 3 of 280)

David Janssen ... Dr. Richard Kimble / ... (120 episodes, 1963-1967)

William Conrad ... Narrator (120 episodes, 1963-1967)
Barry Morse ... Lt. Philip Gerard (119 episodes, 1963-1967)
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Series Directed by
Jerry Hopper (14 episodes, 1963-1966)
Walter Grauman (11 episodes, 1963-1965)
Alexander Singer (9 episodes, 1965-1966)
James Sheldon (7 episodes, 1963-1967)
William A. Graham (7 episodes, 1963-1965)
Robert Butler (6 episodes, 1964-1966)
Don Medford (6 episodes, 1965-1967)
Gerald Mayer (5 episodes, 1966-1967)
Abner Biberman (4 episodes, 1964-1965)
Ralph Senensky (4 episodes, 1964-1965)
John Meredyth Lucas (4 episodes, 1967)
Ida Lupino (3 episodes, 1963-1964)
James Goldstone (3 episodes, 1964)
Leonard Horn (3 episodes, 1966)
Christian Nyby (2 episodes, 1963-1966)
Andrew McCullough (2 episodes, 1963)
Joseph Sargent (2 episodes, 1965-1966)
Richard Donner (2 episodes, 1966)
Gerd Oswald (2 episodes, 1966)
Lewis Allen (2 episodes, 1967)
 
Series Writing credits
Roy Huggins (120 episodes, 1963-1967)
Harry Kronman (11 episodes, 1963-1967)
George Eckstein (10 episodes, 1963-1967)
Daniel B. Ullman (9 episodes, 1964-1966)
Philip Saltzman (6 episodes, 1964-1967)
William D. Gordon (5 episodes, 1963-1965)
Jack Turley (5 episodes, 1965-1967)
Don Brinkley (5 episodes, 1965-1966)
Barry Oringer (5 episodes, 1966-1967)
John Kneubuhl (5 episodes, 1966)
Arthur Weiss (4 episodes, 1963-1965)
Stanford Whitmore (4 episodes, 1963-1964)
Sheldon Stark (4 episodes, 1964)
Jeri Emmett (4 episodes, 1966-1967)
Oliver Crawford (3 episodes, 1963-1967)
Stuart Jerome (3 episodes, 1963-1964)
Al C. Ward (3 episodes, 1964-1966)
Lee Loeb (3 episodes, 1966-1967)
Sam Ross (3 episodes, 1966-1967)
Robert C. Dennis (2 episodes, 1963-1964)
Peter Germano (2 episodes, 1963-1964)
Hank Searls (2 episodes, 1963)
Larry Cohen (2 episodes, 1964-1965)
Richard Levinson (2 episodes, 1964-1965)
William Link (2 episodes, 1964-1965)
Leonard Kantor (2 episodes, 1965-1966)
Norman Lessing (2 episodes, 1965-1966)
Anthony Wilson (2 episodes, 1965)
E. Arthur Kean (2 episodes, 1966)
Michael Zagor (2 episodes, 1967)

Series Produced by
Quinn Martin .... executive producer (120 episodes, 1963-1967)
Alan A. Armer .... producer (90 episodes, 1963-1966)
Arthur Weiss .... associate producer (30 episodes, 1963-1964)
George Eckstein .... co-producer / associate producer (30 episodes, 1965-1967)
Wilton Schiller .... producer (30 episodes, 1966-1967)
William D. Gordon .... associate producer (27 episodes, 1964-1965)
John Meredyth Lucas .... co-producer (9 episodes, 1966)
 
Series Original Music by
Pete Rugolo (95 episodes, 1963-1967)
Russell Garcia (30 episodes, 1963-1964)

Bernhard Kaun (unknown episodes)
Franz Waxman (unknown episodes)
 
Series Cinematography by
Meredith M. Nicholson (70 episodes, 1964-1966)
Robert Hoffman (30 episodes, 1966-1967)
Fred Mandl (17 episodes, 1963-1964)
Lloyd Ahern (2 episodes, 1963)

George J. Folsey (unknown episodes)
 
Series Film Editing by
Marston Fay (19 episodes, 1963-1966)
Walter Hannemann (18 episodes, 1963-1967)
Robert L. Swanson (16 episodes, 1964-1966)
Jerry Young (13 episodes, 1963-1964)
James Ballas (8 episodes, 1966-1967)
Richard Cahoon (7 episodes, 1966-1967)
Jodie Copelan (6 episodes, 1967)
John Post (5 episodes, 1964-1965)
Larry Heath (2 episodes, 1963)
 
Series Casting by
Meryl O'Loughlin (37 episodes, 1965-1967)

Kerwin Coughlin (unknown episodes)
 
Series Production Design by
Claudio Guzmán (1 episode, 1963)
 
Series Art Direction by
Serge Krizman (57 episodes, 1963-1965)
James Dowell Vance (18 episodes, 1965-1967)
James Hulsey (16 episodes, 1966-1967)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Sandy Grace (90 episodes, 1963-1967)
 
Series Costume Design by
Edward McDermott (unknown episodes)
Bob Wolfe (unknown episodes)
 
Series Makeup Department
Lynn Burke .... hair stylist / hairdresser (63 episodes, 1963-1966)
Jack Wilson .... makeup artist (63 episodes, 1964-1967)
Walter Schenk .... makeup artist (29 episodes, 1963-1964)
Carol Meikle .... hair stylist (25 episodes, 1966-1967)
Jean Austin .... hair stylist (4 episodes, 1967)

Lavaughn Speer .... hair stylist (unknown episodes)
 
Series Production Management
Fred Ahern .... production manager (120 episodes, 1963-1967)
John Elizalde .... post-production supervisor (120 episodes, 1963-1967)
Arthur Fellows .... in charge of production (30 episodes, 1966-1967)
Adrian Samish .... in charge of production (30 episodes, 1966-1967)
Bud Brill .... unit production manager (19 episodes, 1966-1967)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Robert Rubin .... second assistant director (33 episodes, 1965-1967)
Jack Barry .... second assistant director / assistant director (30 episodes, 1964-1966)
Read Killgore .... second assistant director / assistant director (26 episodes, 1963-1964)
Lloyd Allen .... assistant director (22 episodes, 1963-1965)
Lou Place .... assistant director (17 episodes, 1966-1967)
Phil Cook .... assistant director (15 episodes, 1965-1967)
Paul Wurtzel .... assistant director (14 episodes, 1963-1964)
Wesley J. McAfee .... assistant director (14 episodes, 1964-1965)
William Shanks .... second assistant director / assistant director (9 episodes, 1963-1964)
David Salven .... assistant director (2 episodes, 1964-1965)

Russ Haverick .... assistant director (unknown episodes)
 
Series Art Department
Don Smith .... property master / property manager (48 episodes, 1963-1967)
Irving W. Sindler .... property master / property manager (42 episodes, 1963-1967)
 
Series Sound Department
John K. Kean .... production mixer / production sound mixer / ... (90 episodes, 1963-1967)
Chuck Overhulser .... sound editor / sound mixer (89 episodes, 1963-1967)
Clem Portman .... sound re-recordist / sound re-recording mixer / ... (60 episodes, 1963-1966)
Eddie Campbell .... sound editor (2 episodes, 1966)

Chuck Perry .... sound editor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Special Effects by
Thol Simonson .... special effects (30 episodes, 1966-1967)
 
Series Stunts
Carol Daniels .... stunts (2 episodes, 1965)

Steven Burnett .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Dick Dial .... stunt double: David Janssen (unknown episodes)
Bill Hickman .... stunt driver (unknown episodes)
Carey Loftin .... stunt driver (unknown episodes)
Troy Melton .... stunt double: David Janssen (unknown episodes)
Fred Stromsoe .... stunt double: David Janssen (unknown episodes)
Glenn R. Wilder .... stunt double: David Janssen (unknown episodes)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Vaughn Ashen .... chief electrician (70 episodes, 1964-1967)
Joseph A. August Jr. .... second camera operator / second camera / ... (56 episodes, 1963-1966)
Edward E. Nugent .... second camera operator / second cameraman (30 episodes, 1966-1967)
Ray Rich .... key grip (30 episodes, 1966-1967)
James Potevin .... chief electrician (18 episodes, 1963-1964)
Richard A. Kelley .... first assistant camera / second camera operator (2 episodes, 1964)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Elmer Ellsworth .... costume supervisor (53 episodes, 1963-1966)
Edward McDermott .... costume supervisor (30 episodes, 1966-1967)
Bob Wolfe .... costume supervisor (7 episodes, 1963)

George Herrington .... costumer (unknown episodes)
Karlice Hinson .... costumer (unknown episodes)
Stephen Lodge .... costumer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Editorial Department
Carl Barth .... editorial coordinator / editorial consultant (59 episodes, 1964-1967)
Tom Neff Jr. .... assistant film editor / assistant editor (30 episodes, 1963-1967)
Harry Kaye .... assistant film editor / assistant editor (18 episodes, 1964-1967)
John Post .... assistant editor / assistant film editor (9 episodes, 1963-1964)
John Shouse .... assistant film editor / assistant editor (9 episodes, 1963-1964)
Carl Mahakian .... assistant film editor / assistant editor (8 episodes, 1963-1965)
Martin Fox .... assistant film editor (4 episodes, 1966-1967)
Orven Schanzer .... assistant film editor (4 episodes, 1966-1967)
Anthony Friedman .... assistant film editor (4 episodes, 1966)
O. Nicholas Brown .... assistant film editor (3 episodes, 1967)

Ron Meredith .... assistant film editor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Music Department
Ken Wilhoit .... music supervisor (92 episodes, 1963-1967)
Dominic Frontiere .... composer: additional music / composer: stock music (3 episodes, 1964-1966)

John Elizalde .... music supervisor (unknown episodes)
Ted Roberts .... music editor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Transportation Department
Frank Khoury .... driver: cast / driver (9 episodes, 1963-1967)
Chris Haynes .... driver / production driver (7 episodes, 1965-1966)
 
Series Other crew
John Conwell .... assistant to producer / assistant to executive producer / ... (92 episodes, 1963-1967)
Arthur Fellows .... assistant to executive producer / assistant to the executive producer (64 episodes, 1963-1966)
Kenneth Gilbert .... script supervisor (36 episodes, 1965-1967)
Duane Toler .... script supervisor (28 episodes, 1963-1964)
Richard Chaffee .... script supervisor / production coordinator (27 episodes, 1964-1965)
Bud Brill .... location manager (18 episodes, 1965-1966)

Billy Vernon .... script supervisor (unknown episodes)
 

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Additional Details

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Runtime:
51 min (120 episodes)
Country:
Language:
Color:
Black and White (seasons 1-3) | Color (season 4)
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Westrex Recording System)
Certification:
Australia:PG | Finland:K-18 (2007) (DVD) (self applied)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
In the final 2 "Judgment" episodes as well as a few others in the last year, music cues that were composed by Dominic Frontiere for The Outer Limits, '12 O'Clock High (1962)', and 'Branded (1964)' were added to the tracking of those episodes though he was not credited for that in the End Credits. Also used were cues from the DBS Music Library composed by Bernard Herrmann and Jerry Goldsmith as well as from Capitol's music library.See more »
Quotes:
Narrator: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.See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in "Life on Mars: Episode #2.2" (2007)See more »

FAQ

What are Kimble's most memorable romances?
Do police, knowing of Kimble's identity, ever deliberately let him go?
What is the best episode?
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7 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
Television at the Peak of Its Abilities, 9 May 2001
Author: Aaron Hammonds (lonenut2000@yahoo.com) from Pensacola, FL

"The Fugitive" is, without a doubt, the finest episodic drama series in the history of television. Who can't feel for Richard Kimble? His son is stillborn, which contributes to making his wife unable to have more children, which turns her into a bitter alcoholic, which strains their marriage, which makes him storm out of the house one evening, which leaves her alone to be murdered by a burglar, which is then blamed on him! Talk about your life going to hell in a handbasket! I think "The Fugitive" holds up so well because of its strict avoidance of schmaltz. The show never degenerates into maudlin soap opera; the characters are fresh and well-defined, the plots are gripping and realistic, and Kimble is a protagonist with whom we can easily identify. He's never presented as being squeaky clean; he's just a basically decent guy trapped in an overwhelming situation and trying to make the best of it.

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