Ironside: Season 5, Episode 1

The Priest Killer (14 Sep. 1971)

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A police chief who is confined to a wheelchair and a former cop who is now a priest team up to discover who has been committing a series of murders of local priests.

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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
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Father Samuel Cavanaugh
Don Galloway ...
Don Mitchell ...
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Vincent Wiertel
Louise Latham ...
Martha Gordon
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Harrison Davis
Ned Romero ...
Monsignor
Robert Sampson ...
Father Dennis McMurtry
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Harriet Miles
Kermit Murdock ...
Publisher
Peter Brocco ...
Father Miles
Allison McKay ...
Woman
Regis Cordic ...
Archbishop (as Regis J. Cordic)
Charles Seel ...
Sacristan
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A police chief who is confined to a wheelchair and a former cop who is now a priest team up to discover who has been committing a series of murders of local priests.

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priest | police | murder | whodunit | tense | See All (14) »

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14 September 1971 (USA)  »

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Besides the cast change from Officer Eve Whitfield to Officer Fran Belding, this episode marks two other significant changes. The opening teaser is eliminated in favor of a preview consisting of short scenes from the show, and a re-orchestrated, much faster version of the theme song plays over credits that pop in rather than fading in and out. See more »

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Follows Split Second to an Epitaph (1968) See more »

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