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"Banacek" (1972) More at IMDbPro »

Season: 1 | 2
Year: 1972 | 1973 | 1974


Season 1


Season 1, Episode 0: Detour to Nowhere

20 March 1972
An insurance investigator tries to find an armored car carrying gold bullion that disappeared in the middle of a deserted Texas highway.

George Peppard ... Thomas Banacek
Christine Belford ... Carlie Kirkland
Don Dubbins ... Sheriff Jessup
Murray Matheson ... Felix Mulholland

Russell Wiggins ... Earl Lewis
Charles Robinson ... Arthur Patrick McKinney (as Charles Knox Robinson)
Ralph Manza ... Jay Drury

George Murdock ... Cavanaugh

Ed Nelson ... Geoff Holden

Bill Vint ... Mackey
Victor Mohica ... Indian Joe Hawk
Lou Frizzell ... Denny

J. Pat O'Malley ... Hank
Gene Dynarski ... Loser Griffin
Mario Machado ... 1st Newscaster
Larry Burrell ... 2nd Newscaster
Dee Gardner ... Sharon
Lonny Chapman ... Bartender (uncredited)
Craig Chudy ... Man at National Meridian Bureau (uncredited)

Leo Grillo ... Mat (uncredited)
Hank Sharon ... Charlie (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 1: Let's Hear It for a Living Legend

13 September 1972
When a football player vanishes from the field in full view of network cameras and a live audience, it's up to Banacek to figure out how his kidnappers spirited him away without a trace.

George Peppard ... Thomas Banacek

Stefanie Powers ... Angie Ives
Madlyn Rhue ... Holly Allencamp

Robert Webber ... Jerry Brinkman
John Brodie ... Ritchie Mulligan
Ben Davidson ... Mangine
Deacon Jones ... Joe Fabian
Tom Mack ... Ed Wolinski
Gene Washington ... Clay Mills
Clancy Williams ... Walt Hicks

Conrad Janis ... Video Technician

Michael Lerner ... Bartender
Jock Mahoney ... Albert Bates
Curt Gowdy ... Himself
Charlie Jones ... Himself

Marty Ingels ... Himself
Murray Matheson ... Felix Mulholland
Ralph Manza ... Jay Drury
Chuck Morrell ... Hank Ives
Anitra Ford ... Susan

Colby Chester ... Corliss

John Finnegan ... Lt. Hallohan
Russell Arms ... Ambulance Attendant

Peggy Walton-Walker ... Dr. Judy Forrest (as Peggy Walton)
Byron Morrow ... Grant
Bart Burns ... 1st Reporter
Bud Furillo ... 2nd Reporter
Chris Forbes ... Debbie

Marlyn Mason ... (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 2: Project Phoenix

27 September 1972
The multi-million dollar Phoenix, prototype for a revolutionary new car, disappears from a non-stop train en route to Boston - flat-car included. Banacek is called in to find the missing vehicle before a huge insurance claim must be paid.

George Peppard ... Thomas Banacek

Joanna Pettet ... Christine Verdon

William Windom ... Harry Wexler

Herb Edelman ... Joe Taddenhurst

Bert Convy ... Douglas Ruderman
Percy Rodrigues ... Faldor

Peter Mark Richman ... Andy Cole
Murray Matheson ... Felix Mulholland
Ralph Manza ... Jay Drury

John Fiedler ... Paddle

Bruce Kirby ... Collier

Stafford Repp ... Police Chief
Warren Finnerty ... Whitey
Isaac Fields ... Fats
Seamon Glass ... Deke

Season 1, Episode 3: No Sign of the Cross

11 October 1972
A golden cross, on its way from a Mexican church to an American gangster anxious to reform his image, turns into worthless junk without ever leaving the possession of the couriers sent to deliver it. Banacek must figure out where and how the switch was pulled off.

George Peppard ... Thomas Banacek

Broderick Crawford ... Gilbert Deretzo

Louise Sorel ... Alicia Danato

Gordon Pinsent ... John Weymouth

Jack MacGowran ... Michele Lanier

Victor Jory ... Paul Andros
Ralph Manza ... Jay Drury
Ned Romero ... Chief Frank Mendoza
Ahna Capri ... Mme. Pompadour
Peter Donat ... Robert Morgan
Kermit Murdock ... Archbishop
Peter Brocco ... Cardinal

Annette Charles ... Cecelia Gomez (as Annette Cardona)

Alan Fudge ... Father Cass
Ruben Moreno ... Colonel Perez
Julio Medina ... Padre Borda
Alfonso Tafoya ... Anselmo Gomez
Francisco Ortega ... Padre Guillermo
Pedro Regas ... Old Mexican
Adele Yoshioka ... Receptionist
Erica Hagen ... Bikini Girl

Paul Gleason ... Border Guard
Olan Soule ... Desk Clerk (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 4: A Million the Hard Way

1 November 1972
Banacek must figure out who stole a million dollars from a supposedly tamper-proof display case.

George Peppard ... Thomas Banacek

Margot Kidder ... Linda Carsini
Don Porter ... Arnold Leeland
Murray Matheson ... Felix Mulholland
Ralph Manza ... Jay Drury

Don Keefer ... Loomis
Barry Russo ... Lester Sawyer (as J. Duke Russo)
Claire Brennen ... Betty Janus
William Bryant ... Burns
Angela Greene ... Marcia
Dolores Quinton ... Edna Beach
Harvey Fisher ... Andrews
Russ Marin ... Flanders
Kathleen King ... 1st Girl
Inga Neilsen ... 2nd Girl
Stanley Ralph Ross ... Larry Fields
Mark Harris ... Chauffeur
Mary Ann Gibson ... Florence

Season 1, Episode 5: To Steal a King

15 November 1972
A king's ransom in precious coins vanishes from a hotel-suite vault while the owners sleep only a few feet away. Banacek arrives to figure out how the impossible to open vault was so easily breached without a sign left behind.

George Peppard ... Thomas Banacek

Brenda Vaccaro ... Sharon Clark

Kevin McCarthy ... Allen Markham

Pernell Roberts ... Matthew Donniger

Roger C. Carmel ... Oliver Garson
Logan Ramsey ... Roland Garson

Janis Paige ... Lydia
Murray Matheson ... Felix Mulholland
Ralph Manza ... Jay Drury

David Spielberg ... Church
Tod Andrews ... Graves
William Traylor ... Ballinger

Hope Summers ... Mrs. Liddell
Irene Tedrow ... Dr. Bancroft
Will Hare ... Grayson

John Finnegan ... Lt. Hallohan
Anthony Eustrel ... Butler (as Antony Eustrel)

Season 1, Episode 6: Ten Thousand Dollars a Page

10 January 1973
When a priceless book vanishes from a sealed display case in a room that no thief could possibly escape, it's up to Banacek to show how someone beat the supposedly foolproof alarms to make off with the artifact.

George Peppard ... Thomas Banacek

Stella Stevens ... Jill Hammond
Joel Fabiani ... Art Woodward

David Doyle ... Elliot

David Wayne ... Walter Tyson
Murray Matheson ... Felix Mulholland
Richard Schaal ... Glassman
Ralph Manza ... Jay Drury

George Lindsey ... Lt. Bradshaw

Ted Cassidy ... Jerry Crawford

Michael Masters ... Steve Crawford

Jamie Farr ... Ludlow (uncredited)
Mark Russell ... Policeman (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 7: The Greatest Collection of Them All

24 January 1973
Banacek figures out how $23 million worth of paintings vanished from a moving truck transporting them from New York to Boston.

George Peppard ... Thomas Banacek
Penny Fuller ... Gloria Hamilton

Mike Farrell ... Jason Trotter
Murray Matheson ... Felix Mulholland
Ralph Manza ... Jay Drury
Lloyd Gough ... Alan Trotter

Arch Johnson ... Larry Casey
Barbara Stuart ... Sailor

David Spielberg ... Church

George Murdock ... Cavanaugh

John Hoyt ... Dr. Shelby
Eugene Troobnick ... Norm Katz
Garry Walberg ... Lt. Warsaw
Gene Dynarski ... Wheeler

Robert DoQui ... Sgt. Flynn

Penny Marshall ... Receptionist
John Gilgreen ... Jim
George Brenlin ... Davis

Season 1, Episode 8: The Two Million Clams of Cap'n Jack

7 February 1973
Just before Cap'n Jack's seafood restaurant franchise is set to go public, millions of dollars in stock certificates are stolen from a non-stop elevator, leaving Banacek to find them before someone walks through walls with a fortune.

George Peppard ... Thomas Banacek

Jessica Walter ... Erica Osburn

Andrew Duggan ... Cap'n Jack Osburn
Linden Chiles ... Fennyman
Murray Matheson ... Felix Mulholland

David White ... W. Crawford Morgan
Jason Evers ... Roger Sloan
Ralph Manza ... Jay Drury

William Schallert ... Leo Osburn
Wally Taylor ... Ed Spencer
Fredd Wayne ... Stein

Gregory Sierra ... Norman Esposito
Liam Dunn ... Hanrahan
Joan Pringle ... Ann Spencer

Michael DeLano ... Simson
Selette Cole ... Lucille Sloan
Fredricka Meyers ... Nora (as Fredricka Myers)

Season 2


Season 2, Episode 1: No Stone Unturned

3 October 1973
"Man in Harmony," a 3-ton, 11-foot tall sculpture is missing at its gala unveiling. The 5-foot pedestal to which it was attached is all that remains to mark the theft. A ransom demand threatening to turn the large stone into gravel unless $500,000 is paid further complicates the case. Working, and competing, with a Boston Insurance Company colleague, Banacek has only two days to find the statue and collect his fee.

George Peppard ... Thomas Banacek
Christine Belford ... Carlie Kirkland

Gary Lockwood ... Owen Russell

Don Stroud ... Vince O'Hara
Scott Brady ... Davey Collier

Candy Clark ... Gretel (as Candace Clark)
Murray Matheson ... Felix Mulholland
Joe Maross ... Lt. Nash
Linden Chiles ... Henry DeWitt
Ralph Manza ... Jay Drury

Larry Pennell ... Pete Biesecker

Peggy Walton-Walker ... Jennier Nesburn (as Peggy Walton)

Season 2, Episode 2: If Max Is So Smart, Why Doesn't He Tell Us Where He Is?

7 November 1973
One morning Max - a huge, complex computer system - is missing from the locked, alarmed and guarded building he filled just the night before. Banacek steps in to find out how tons of computer machinery could be sneaked out leaving only bare walls.

George Peppard ... Thomas Banacek
Christine Belford ... Carlie Kirkland

Anne Baxter ... Leslie Lyle

Richard Jordan ... Chris Bailey

Jim Davis ... Ed McKay

Paul Richards ... Dr. Richard Ketner
Murray Matheson ... Felix Mulholland
Ralph Manza ... Jay Drury
Sabrina Scharf ... Wyn Reever

Alan Fudge ... Logan Howard

George Murdock ... Cavanaugh

Julie Rogers ... Lois

William Sylvester ... Dr. Stahl
Poupée Bocar ... Wanda (as Poupee Bocar)
John Zaremba ... Dr. Wickham
Nancy Bonniwell ... Girl
St. Williams Boston C.Y.O. Band ... Themselves (as St. William's Boston CYO Band)

Season 2, Episode 3: The Three Million Dollar Piracy

21 November 1973
A three-million dollar wedding coach, being sent overseas, disappears shortly after being placed into a shipping container and loaded aboard ship, under the watchful eyes of two Boston Insurance Company employees. Enter Banacek, who must figure out the puzzling theft and find the coach before the ship sails to collect his ten percent.

George Peppard ... Thomas Banacek
Christine Belford ... Carlie Kirkland
Linden Chiles ... Henry DeWitt

Don Knight ... Isaac Porter

Richard Gautier ... Mario Fratelli (as Dick Gautier)
Murray Matheson ... Felix Mulholland
Ralph Manza ... Jay Drury

Arlene Martel ... Diana Maitland
Hal Buckley ... Doug Sanborn
Titos Vandis ... Capt. Larkos

Martin Kosleck ... Bruno Altrahidy

Susan Damante ... Leona Sanborn
Rudy Challenger ... Lt. Trask
Lada Edmund Jr. ... Lila Porter
Jeane Manson ... Wilda Porter (as Jean Manson)
Byron Morrow ... Max Benson
Hal Baylor ... Foreman

Season 2, Episode 4: The Vanishing Chalice

15 January 1974
A one-of-a-kind Greek chalice worth 1.5 million dollars is stolen in front of many witnesses.

George Peppard ... Thomas Banacek
Christine Belford ... Carlie Kirkland

Cesar Romero ... Marius Avantalu

Eric Braeden ... Paul Bolitho
Sue Ane Langdon ... Sybil Payson

John Saxon ... Harry Harland
Murray Matheson ... Felix Mulholland
Ralph Manza ... Jay Drury
Robert Wolders ... Tommy Forrest
Don Collier ... Jimmy Scarne
Lester Rawlins ... John Sharmon

George Murdock ... Cavanaugh

Paul Picerni ... Det. Ed Winslow
Nedra Deen ... Cee Cee
Ruth Price ... Bonnie Gray
Carle Bensen ... Fishing Boat Captain
Little Egypt ... Belly Dancer
Elisabeth Talbot-Martin ... Mrs. Glynn (as Elizabeth Talbot-Martin)
Dorrie Thomson ... Felix 's Young Woman

Season 2, Episode 5: Horse of a Slightly Different Color

22 January 1974
How can a valuable, highly recognizable thoroughbred horse start a practice run around an open racetrack and be an unknown nag when it reaches the finish line? Bet on Banacek to solve the puzzle before the horse thieves make tracks with the real article.

George Peppard ... Thomas Banacek

Anne Francis ... Katherine Wells

Tim O'Connor ... Howard James
Lane Bradbury ... Sally James
Ramon Bieri ... John Hargroves
Murray Matheson ... Felix Mulholland
John Crawford ... Owen Summers
Linden Chiles ... Henry DeWitt
Ralph Manza ... Jay Drury

Harry Carey Jr. ... Dean Barrett
Allen Ludden ... Interviewer
Willard Sage ... Anthony Mitchell
Bill Harmatz ... Tim Diamond (as William Harmatz)
Terry Wilson ... Chuck Smith
Robert Swan ... Track Official
Rocky Frier ... Tommy

Pamela Hensley ... Mandy

Season 2, Episode 6: Rocket to Oblivion

12 February 1974
A small but powerful prototype engine sits sealed in a rotating display case in the middle of a crowded trade-show floor. A power failure turns out the lights for a few seconds, and when the lights return, the rocket engine has vanished. Banacek must beat his competition to the solution before Federal agents step in.

George Peppard ... Thomas Banacek
Christine Belford ... Carlie Kirkland

Linda Evans ... Cherry Saint-Saens

Andrew Prine ... Tom Wardlow

Don Gordon ... Buck Powell
Tom Drake ... Roger Fanshion

Philip Carey ... Art Gallagher
Murray Matheson ... Felix Mulholland
Ralph Manza ... Jay Drury
Roy Poole ... Lieutenant Garrett

George Murdock ... Cavanaugh

Dick Van Patten ... Donald Morgan
Polly Middleton ... Beautiful Girl
Robert Rothwell ... Officer Lonigan
Jayne Kennedy ... Girl Demonstrator
Jimmy Joyce ... Eddie

Season 2, Episode 7: Fly Me- If You Can Find Me

19 February 1974
A charter company jetliner makes an emergency landing at a small desert airstrip, blowing all of its tires and leaving a shaken flight crew. The next morning finds the pilot left guarding the plane dead and the airstrip empty of the immovable aircraft. Enter Banacek - in a chauffeur-driven jeep - to sort out the convolutions of pilots, stewardesses, old business partners and more to learn where the crippled plane has gone.

George Peppard ... Thomas Banacek

Sterling Hayden ... Tony Fowler

Victoria Principal ... Brooke Collins

Jack Kelly ... Lou Wayne
Patricia Quinn ... Charlotte Malloy (as Pat Quinn)
Murray Matheson ... Felix Mulholland
Ralph Manza ... Jay Drury
James Daris ... Roy Gilbert
Charles H. Gray ... Capt. Dave Roberts
Carlos Romero ... Sheriff Ortega
Richard Roat ... Stan Price

Paul Cavonis ... Andy Hall
Beverly Gill ... Gina
Laurence Haddon ... Joe Daley
Larry Ward ... Len Malloy
Don Hanmer ... Charlie Tyson
Byron Mabe ... Walt Kinsdale

Season 2, Episode 8: Now You See Me, Now You Don't

12 March 1974
A stage magician vanishes in the middle of his act, as he is about to be arrested on suspicion of a $1,750,000 securities fraud. Banacek is called in to try to recover the missing money and solve the mystery of the disappearing man.

George Peppard ... Thomas Banacek

Nancy Olson ... Louise Merrick
Gretchen Corbett ... Vicki Merrick
Jay Robinson ... Bradley Merrick / Kurt Steiner
Murray Matheson ... Felix Mulholland

Pat Harrington Jr. ... Phil Ross (as Pat Harrington)

Peter Marshall ... Hal Parker
Ralph Manza ... Jay Drury
Lynette Mettey ... Emily Parker (as Lynnette Mettey)
Bruce Gordon ... Maxwell Barker
Phillip Pine ... Ed Harvey

Kathrine Baumann ... Gloria Barker
Frank Maxwell ... Higgins
Walter Brooke ... Walter Peterson

Kathie Browne ... Shirley Cole
Gene Dynarski ... Leo
Lew Brown ... Wilson
Kai Hernandez ... Sandra
Gerald Peters ... Davis (as Gerald S. Peters)
Sharyn Wynters ... Lorraine
James Rosin ... Las Vegas Bellhop

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