The Fugitive (1963–1967)
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The Breaking of the Habit 

After being shot, Kimble is reunited with Sister Veronica, whose help he needs to track down a lead about the one-armed man.


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Episode credited cast:
Dr. Richard Kimble / Tom Marlowe
Sister Veronica
Sister Angelica
Marie Dormond
Tarleton policeman
Dallas Mitchell ...
Highway Policeman #1
Clay Tanner ...
Policeman Landers
Paul Hahn ...
Highway Policeman #2
Peter Marko ...
Pat Patterson ...
Intersection Policeman
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Lt. Philip Gerard (credit only)


After being shot by police, Kimble flees to Sacramento where he is reunited with Sister Veronica from Season One's "Only Angels Travel on Lonely Roads" and asks for her help in tracking down a lead about the one-armed man. However, the sister's own troubles involving a troubled girl at the school where she teaches, her own failing health and the pursuing police may derail her attempts to help Kimble. Written by Tony Scheinman

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31 January 1967 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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Bill Raisch as one-armed man Fred Johnson appears both in the main title sequence and also in a photo Kimble provides in requesting Sister Veronica's help. See more »


Father Taylor: But of course without Dr. Kimble you would have renounced your vows and given up your order, wouldn't you? So in a sense he has given you all the time that you have left. I think that he is justified in asking you to give some of that time back.
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Kimble is shot while being chased by police. He flees 100 miles to Sacramento to see Sister Veronica (from the episode Angels Travel on Lonely Roads) at the St. Mary Magdalene School. He needs her help to track down Fred Johnson (the one-armed man), whom he has a photo of in the city of Tarleton, from which he just fled. However, Sister Veronica, played by actress Eileen Heckart, is not only ill, but has a full set of problems with the troubled girls in her school.

She gives Kimble a job as janitor, and tries to help him, but the pressure of a renewed police search means danger for Kimble. Sister Veronica misleads police about Kimble without actually lying, while trying to help him accomplish his mission.

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