Aspen (1977)

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The trial of an Aspen man accused of the rape and murder of a teenager.

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Complete series cast summary:
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 Tom Keating (3 episodes, 1977)
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 Lee Bishop (3 episodes, 1977)
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 Carl Osborne (3 episodes, 1977)
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 Max Kendrick (3 episodes, 1977)
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 Abe Singer (3 episodes, 1977)
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 Alex Budde (3 episodes, 1977)
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 Kit Kendrick (3 episodes, 1977)
Doug Heyes Jr. ...
 Jon Osborne (3 episodes, 1977)
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 Budd Townsend (3 episodes, 1977)
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 Owen Keating (3 episodes, 1977)
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 Gloria Osborne (3 episodes, 1977)
Maralee Beck ...
 Herself (TV Interviewer) / ... (3 episodes, 1977)
Michael Carr ...
 Harry Rodano (3 episodes, 1977)
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 Joan Carolinian (2 episodes, 1977)
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 Sam Dinehart (2 episodes, 1977)
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 Joseph Merrill Drummond (2 episodes, 1977)
Don Collier ...
 Coker (2 episodes, 1977)
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 Judge Miles Kendrick (2 episodes, 1977)
Angus Duncan ...
 Len Ralston (2 episodes, 1977)
James O'Connell ...
 Dan Malatesta (2 episodes, 1977)
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 Miss Malatta (2 episodes, 1977)
Todd Martin ...
 Court Clerk (2 episodes, 1977)
Connie Kreski ...
 Jacqueline Camerovsky (2 episodes, 1977)
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This sprawling miniseries details the trial of Lee Bishop, an Aspen man who was arrested, tried and sentenced to die for the rape and murder of a 15-year-old girl--a crime for which Bishop is not guilty. As the years pass and Bishop sits on death row, his attorney, Tom Keating, does everything in his power to clear Bishop's name and find the true killer. Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@soltec.net>

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The Innocent and the Damned  »

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Five of the leading actors in this mini-series shed their shirts to perform "beefcake" scenes: Sam Elliott, Perry King, Anthony Franciosa, Bo Hopkins, and Doug Heyes jr. See more »

Quotes

Owen Keating: Tom, don't you ever turn that big, ugly voice of yours loose on me. You won't have a human for a friend, you beller that way.
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Spellbinding winter entertainment
28 December 2004 | by (Seattle, Washington) – See all my reviews

I was glued to the tube both times this aired, ignoring children and classwork and what-have-you, and managed to tape it neither--the second time as they saw fit to confuse us with a name change, which made me miss the first episode. It is adult soap opera, complex and engrossing, with Sam Elliott at his "Lifeguard" best--before the cowboy roles came to dominate his acting career. It was similar to seeing Judd Hirsch in "The Law," another 'mini-series' where you knew the lead was an actor who would be around for quite some time.

I check periodically to see whether or not the 'powers that be' have seen fit to put out a tape or DVD of either of these great mini-series from the 1970s. Alas, not yet. Here's hoping. I'd gladly pay a small fortune to see either again.


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