Kimble flees Los Angeles with a woman who loves him after checking out a lead on some one-armed man, but Lt. Gerard is right on their trail.



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Episode cast overview:
Lars Christian
Ann Gerard
Harry Bartell ...
Clement 'Clem' Palmer
Airplane Passenger
Edward Holmes ...
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Kimble flees Los Angeles with a woman who loves him after checking out a lead on some one-armed man, but Lt. Gerard is right on their trail.

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8 October 1963 (USA)  »

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(Westrex Recording System)

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1.33 : 1
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Guest star Robert Duvall later appeared in The Conversation (1974) and Apocalypse Now (1979) with Harrison Ford; and The Betsy (1978) and 'Lonesome Dove (1989)(TV)' with Tommy Lee Jones. Ford and Jones played the leads in the film The Fugitive (1993). See more »


Narrator: [Act III Narration. Viewers see a cabbie drop off Richard Kimble outside a government building] The Hall of Justice, Los Angeles County: courtrooms, Sheriff's headquarters, detective bureau - and the County Jail. Even on a Saturday, it swarms with deputies. But on Saturdays come the families of the prisoners, too. Richard Kimble has learned to be a face in the crowd.
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The first in a two-parter...and Kimble's aiming to settle down.
4 March 2017 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

This is the first of a two-part episode. You learn that Dr. Kimble (David Janssen) has been posing as Jeff Cooper, a guy who's been working for a company that makes and repairs sails. Unlike most episodes, he's apparently been in this new identity for quite some time. And, because of this, he's been able to establish good friendships. Additionally, while he usually avoids relationships, lovely Karen (Susan Oliver) is head over heels for him. Considering that he's living in a small seaside village and things have been going well for a while, Jeff is seriously considering staying. However, you also know that this is only one of the first episodes of the series and there is no possible way they could end the show this quickly!

At the same time, Gerard (Barry Morse) is doing what he always seems to be doing...investigating to Kimble case. This time, he has learned that there is a one-time career criminal currently serving time in prison and so he plans on interviewing him...just in case Kimble's story about the one-armed man is actually true. However, Kimble/Jeff has discovered the same thing and is also going to visit this convict. In fact, the paths of the three men all cross as the show comes to an end.

This is a very good episode of "The Fugitive" with more depth and a more involved story than usual. Well worth seeing and very well made.

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