McCloud (1970–1977)
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Who Says You Can't Make Friends in New York City? 

When McCloud wins a gunfight with a hit man, he suspects the hired gun was sent by a smooth businessman with his finger in many pies.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Aldon F. Flanders
Ellen Childs
Chris Coughlin
Sgt. Joe Broadhurst
Ralph Story ...
Boots Walker
Charles H. Gray ...
1st Policeman
2nd Policeman
Jerry Crews ...
1st Reporter
Ray Ballard ...
2nd Reporter
Hollis Morrison ...
3rd Reporter
Patti Heider ...


When McCloud wins a gunfight with a hit man, he suspects the hired gun was sent by a smooth businessman with his finger in many pies.

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16 September 1970 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?


Randolph Mantooth plays a paramedic in this episode. Of course he would soon become a famous paramedic in the TV show Emergency!, which was also produced by Universal. See more »


As this is the first episode of the series, Season 1, Episode 1, McCloud doing a TV press conference would make it impossible for him to do undercover police work as he did throughout the run of the series. See more »


Peter B. Clifford: McCloud, I've tried to handle this in such a way as not to give your office as big a black eye as you've given mine. But I can't put a lid on it till you get out from under.
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good episode
27 September 2012 | by See all my reviews

When I looked at my DVD I didn't find the particular title that was stated here on IMDb. A bit confused I searched for the storyline about an arrogant Broadway producer so I came across Manhattan Manhunt. It looked like the same story but strangely when the episode started it was also titled Manhattan Manhunt. Again, IMDb said it was just one hour long, but on my DVD (region 2) it took 72 minutes to watch. But when I watched it I also recognised the story about McCloud and a gunman. So here we have it, Manhattan Manhunt is a compilation of Who Says You Can't Make Friends in New York City? and The Stage Is All the World.

The story, as for many McCloud episodes, is rather simple and doesn't have a lot of shootings or pursuits. Still, this episode was watchable but coming from the early seventies couldn't stand the time but being that old it is watchable just to see Time Square back then or here a party going on with some kind of hippies. That part is heavily edited but it worked out fine.

All acting was believable but you could fall over the thing that McCloud is new in the city but always finds his way through New York.

Horse Stealing on Fifth Avenue is never used on region 2 DVD's, the only thing they used from it is here to see, the horseback chase used in all subsequent episode titles.

Gore 0/5 Nudity 0/5 Effects 0/5 Story 3/5 Comedy 0/5

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