The Fugitive (1963–1967)
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The Judgment: Part II 

Lt. Gerard agrees to work with Kimble for 24 hours to prove his innocence, because someone who may have been there when his wife was killed, posted bail for the one-armed man.




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Episode cast overview:
Jean Carlisle
Louise Latham ...
Johnny Jensen ...


On the train back to Indiana, Kimble convinces Girard to give him one day to track down the one-armed man. Someone in Stafford arranged to have the one-armed man bailed out of jail. It turns out that man was a local war hero who witnessed the killing of Mrs. Kimble. That witness now wants to try to kill the one-armed man. Kimble tries to get to the one-armed man first, hoping to end the running once and for all. Written by Bill Koenig

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Release Date:

29 August 1967 (USA)  »

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Sound Mix:

(Westrex Recording System)


Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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When aired in 1967 this episode had the highest rating ever (45.9% of all US households). As of August 2007 it was number 20. It is the fourth highest rated TV series episode of all time. (2007) See more »


[first lines]
[In the dead of night, Kimble and Gerard are handcuffed together on a train bound for Stafford, Indiana. Kimble stares pensively out the window, contemplating his fate, and Gerard tries to busy himself reading the newspaper. Gerard takes off his glasses and rubs his eyes in exhaustion]
Narrator: A man may travel many roads, and one day find his way home again. But for Richard Kimble, this road is not of his choosing and this day has come too soon. Two men, traveling together, bound by links ...
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28 October 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

For emotional impact this clearly gets a 10, but I give it only a 9 because of implausible character actions designed to heighten the excitement of the finale, and a weak, unconvincing romance between Kimble and Jean Carlisle (actress Diane Baker).

Kimble, Lieutenant Gerard and Fred Johnson all go to Stafford, Indiana, each of them with a mission. Johnson's mission leads to his undoing.

In this episode, we finally see the actual murder of Helen Kimble. We see who was there, how she was killed, and why she was killed. Lloyd Chandler (actor J. D. Cannon), a neighbor of Kimble's sister, plays an important role in having the truth come out.

The epilog is touching, and very fitting. Does Kimble go free? You'll have to watch and see for yourself.

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