Cannon: Season 1, Episode 9

A Lonely Place to Die (16 Nov. 1971)

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While investigating a triple homicide, Cannon discovers a syndicate leader may be the next victim.



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Episode complete credited cast:
Nicholas Troas
Carol Eve Rossen ...
Nina Grayson (as Carol Rossen)
Nealy Johnson
Felice Orlandi ...
Thomas A. Geas ...
Antonio (as Tom Geas)
Nina's Mother
John Calvin ...
Johnny Becker
Michele Nichols ...
Terry Becker
Tom Pittman ...
Deputy Bill Morgan
Tom Stewart ...


While investigating a triple homicide, Cannon discovers a syndicate leader may be the next victim.

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See Cannon as the great action hero!
6 June 2013 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

While I have enjoyed recently watching old reruns of "Cannon" on DVD, I do have to laugh a bit at the athletics they had the character doing on the show. Now I must admit that William Conrad's stunt doubles were great--and seamlessly integrated into the show. But, the idea of a 300 pound man jumping out of moving trucks, delivering kicks to his opponents and regularly beating up baddies--now that IS pretty funny!

"A Lonely Place to Die" begins with a triple murder. However, the witnesses aren't exactly forthright in talking about it and the bodies have disappeared--making the police doubt that anything has happened. When Cannon investigates, however, he learns that three folks indeed were killed--and he and his lady client might just be next! All the crazy stunts I mentioned above occur in this episode--making it tough to believe but also filled the show with a lot of action. This, combined with a decent plot, make this pretty exciting to watch and another good episode of the series. Not 100% believable...but still good.

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