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(1968–1969)

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Season 1

18 Sep. 1968
For Members Only
Ross is hired to catch a cardshark who is swindling members of an exclusive gambling club. He poses as a wealthy prospective member of the club to draw out the swindler, but gets more than he bargained for.
 
25 Sep. 1968
What Flowers Daisies Are
Ross is hired to look into the disappearance of a beautiful model and finds himself in the middle of a million-dollar scam involving a research foundation and murder.
 
2 Oct. 1968
Along Came a Spider
A homely young woman hires Ross to get back the $6000 he loaned to a younger man who promised to marry her, and then was murdered. Ross' investigation takes him into the world of lonely-hearts clubs, where he comes up against gangsters, tough cops and a killer.
 
10 Oct. 1968
A Wide Place in the Road
Ross is looking for a car thief who jumped bail, and his search takes him to the thief's home town. There Ross finds that the residents--including the sheriff--are in no mood to cooperate with him, and in fact see the young man as somewhat of a hero.
 
16 Oct. 1968
Cold as Ashes
Ross is hired to deliver an urn containing the ashes of a dead man to San Francsico. He's astonished to discover that killers are after him, and soon discovers that his assignment wasn't quite as innocuous as he thought it was.
 
30 Oct. 1968
A Time to Run
A defense attorney hires Ross to find a missing witness in a murder trial. He finds him, but soon afterward the man is murdered, and the killers set out to silence Ross before he can bring the evidence he has discovered back to the trial.
 
6 Nov. 1968
Love Is Under 'L'
A millionaire hires Ross to find his missing girlfriend. Ross finds her, but discovers that the girl isn't really missing--she ran away to escape her "boyfriend" and has no intention of going back to him.
 
13 Nov. 1968
The Twenty Thousand Dollar Carrot
Ross takes an assignment to investigate the death of a beautiful young girl's boyfriend. His investigation reveals that not only is the boyfriend not dead, but that he staged a huge insurance scam. Ross makes a deal with the insurance company to bring back the crook and the money, but it turns out to be more difficult than he thought.
 
20 Nov. 1968
One Long-Stemmed American Beauty
Ross investigates the death of a man who used to be a top dancer in Hollywood but whose career lately consisted of bit parts and being a gigolo.
 
27 Nov. 1968
I Can't Hear You Scream
Ross tries to save a small-time thief from being executed for a crime he didn't commit. He runs into a variety of problems, from a police lieutenant who doesn't think the man is worth saving to the thief's mother who doesn't trust Ross because he's white to the thief's girlfriend whose acting career is more important to her than her boyfriend's life.
 
4 Dec. 1968
Tell It Like It Is... and You're Dead
A washed-up burlesque star decides to write her life story and gets a ghostwriter to help her. It's not long before someone tries to kill her, and she hires Ross to find out who and why. His job get complicated when he falls in love with the ghostwriter.
 
18 Dec. 1968
The Land of the Fox
Ross is looking for a witness to a hit-and-run death and gets involved in the California "sun-and-surf" crowd.
 
25 Dec. 1968
There Was a Little Girl
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8 Jan. 1969
The Girl from Missouri
A young girl comes to Los Angeles looking for her brother, in order to bring him back to Missouri to see their dying father.
 
15 Jan. 1969
The Secret of Mareno Bay
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22 Jan. 1969
The Old School Tie
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29 Jan. 1969
A Bowl of Cherries
A Latino friend of Ross' from prison asks him to check on his impulsive young son. It seems that the boy has fallen in love with the girlfriend of his boss' son, and since she's white, the father is afraid it will lead to trouble.
 
5 Feb. 1969
Behind God's Back
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26 Feb. 1969
The Flip Side
Ross is hired by a shy and somewhat prudish young woman to find and stop her wild, out-of-control sister.
 
5 Mar. 1969
Handle with Care
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12 Mar. 1969
All the Social Graces
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26 Mar. 1969
A Lot of Muscle
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2 Apr. 1969
Periwinkle Blue
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9 Apr. 1969
Through a Stained Glass Window
A thief who stole $250,000 gets out of prison, and the man he stole the money from hires Ross to follow him and get it back. Ross discovers that he's not the only one out to recover the money.
 
16 Apr. 1969
Service for One
Ross is hired to serve a subpoena to an eccentric, hermit-like billionaire. He discovers that the billionaire isn't quite what he seems to be.
 

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