An arrogant football player decides to have a fling. But when he gets rough with the girl, she tries to leave. They get into a scuffle that ends with her dead. He tries to cover it up. Barnaby is hired by the girl's husband to find out what happened. His team mate who knows about it, tries to tell him to come forward.
A man was given a phony subpoena to appear in court so that he could be framed for the assassination of a judge who had been nominated for a seat on the Supreme Court. Barnaby takes up the case after the man proclaims his innocence-and gives him $5,000..
A worried father hires Barnaby to locate his missing son. It isn't long before Barnaby suspects that the young man may have met with foul play after the stories of his college-aged friends don't ring true.
Barnaby investigates the death of an aging and alcoholic actor at the location of a movie shoot. While most believe he was the victim of a tragic accident Barnaby suspects a more sinister means is behind the actors demise.
An attorney who oversees the financial investments of several women discovers serious discrepancies in their accounts, and gets murdered for it. Even though it was made to look like an accident, Barnaby is hired to investigate.
After getting caught up in their own game, a couple of con artists running a scheme to sell $250,000 in non-existent copper to manufacturer's have to resort to murder-and Barnaby is there to investigate.
Barnaby is hired by the attorney of a woman who is suspected of suspected of having something to do with her husbands death. But as the investigation progresses the clues point Barnaby in a different direction.
Barnaby Jones and Frank Cannon continue to work together to unravel a deadly conspiracy to cover-up corporate wrong doing and several related murders. Meanwhile, Betty goes undercover to help them crack the case despite the dangers.
An aging star of the stage trying to make a comeback is being terrorized by someone who doesn't want to see that happen. Barnaby is hired by her agent to sift through the long list of possible suspects.
A mentally unstable young man who was declared innocent of murder by reason of insanity several years ago is once again suspected of murder. It's up to Barnaby to prove him innocent of being who authorities are calling "The Orchid Killer".
Barnaby looks into the alleged accidental death of an investigative reporter and soon discovers that it is a case of murder. He also believes that there may be another murder directly related to the case.
After a man's wife disappears on their wedding day the concerned husband asks Barnaby to look into what may have prompted her to run away. While investigating Barnaby discovers the bride has a dangerous past that has come back to haunt her.
Sabotage leads to murder when competing teams within a military weapons contractor try to develop a new missile guidance system. Barnaby discovers a couple of love affairs involving team leaders and the bosses wife may also be part of the motive for murder.
An airline stewardess is an unsuspecting mule to smuggle heroin into the country for her boyfriend and his partner. After she discovers what's going on she is murdered for it. As a favor to her father Barnaby looks into the case.
Barnaby investigates a woman who has set out to exact vengeance on the two men she blames for her fathers suicide. After killing the first one she is double crossed by the second one and her boyfriend in order to gain control of her assets.
An estranged sister and her boyfriend try to cash in by claiming to be the mother of her sister's daughter that she had given up for adoption 22 years ago- and who just happened to inherit millions of dollars. Barnaby investigates further when things don't add up.
A woman scorned hires Barnaby to find her polygamist husband so she can collect child support. But what Barnaby finds is an elaborate scheme to blackmail an attorney who is having an affair with the other wife of the philandering husband.
A wealthy art collector's much-younger wife ('Donna Mills' qv) plots to replace one of his paintings with a forgery, but her plan is complicated when he collapses and dies after catching her in the arms of her lover.