The car Richard Kimble drove in the first episode and throughout the series in the flashback scenes to the night of the murder in 1961 (when he nearly runs over the one-armed man) was a 1960 Mercury Park Lane. It was also available in convertible. It was also in extended flashback scenes in season one, episode fifteen, "Home Is the Hunted". See more
The Fugitive, a QM Production, starring David Janssen as Dr. Richard Kimble, an innocent victim of blind justice, falsely convicted for the murder of his wife, reprieved by fate when a train wreck freed him en route to the death house; freed him to hide in lonely desperation, to change his identity, to toil at many jobs; freed him to search for a one-armed man he saw leave the scene of the crime; freed him to run before the relentless pursuit of the police lieutenant obsessed with his capture.