The Defenders: Season 1, Episode 2

Killer Instinct (23 Sep. 1961)

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When mild-mannered Jim McLeery kills an abusive stranger, it seems a clear-cut case of self-defense. But the prosecution reveals that, in his army days, McCleery was trained to kill.

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Jim McCleery
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Peg McCleery
Edith Meiser ...
Mrs. Kane
Jeff Rowland ...
Bobby McCleery (as Jeffrey Rowland)
Polly Rowles ...
Helen Donaldson
Doreen Lang ...
Mrs. Cook
Kermit Murdock ...
District Attorney Larkin
Lester Rawlins ...
Dr. Wohl
George Mitchell ...
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Harry Cook (as Mitch Ryan)
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Sid Halper
Richard X. Slattery ...
Frank Cook
Michael Lipton ...
The Commuter
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When mild-mannered Jim McLeery kills an abusive stranger, it seems a clear-cut case of self-defense. But the prosecution reveals that, in his army days, McCleery was trained to kill.

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