Charlie's Angels (1976–1981)
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Angels in the Stretch 

Gambler Les Ferrar is murdered while investigating peculiar activity in regards to a horse race on which he had money. The Angels research the case and find that someone manipulated the winning horse.


Lawrence Doheny


Ivan Goff (created by), Ben Roberts (created by) | 2 more credits »




Episode complete credited cast:
Kate Jackson ... Sabrina Duncan
Jaclyn Smith ... Kelly Garrett
Cheryl Ladd ... Kris Munroe
David Doyle ... John Bosley
John David Carson ... Kevin Ryan
Deirdre Berthrong ... Valerie Ferrar
James Gammon ... Gates
Richard Bakalyan ... Thad Roper (as Dick Bakalyan)
Sidney Clute ... Les Ferrar
Joyce Jameson ... Gini
David Hedison ... Carter Gillis
Al Hopson Al Hopson ... Fred
Jeremy West ... Waiter


The agency is hired by Valerie Ferrar to investigate the death of her father, Les Ferrar. He, who made a living betting horses and often winning in knowing all the horses on the circuit inside out, was killed by being accidentally trampled by a stallion in the track stables. Valerie is almost certain he was murdered as he, knowing horses, would not put himself in a position of danger concerning horses. The Angels and Bosley decide to go under various covers at the track, with a possible murderer being a number of track regulars: stable owner Carter Gillis; trainer Thad Roper; training boy Kevin Ryan; and Gates, a stable hand. They believe that Les' death has something to do with a horse switching scheme, namely with a horse named Perdition who none of the regulars seem to have any faith in, but who seems to run like a dream. They know that the horse at the track claiming to be Perdition, isn't. Even if they are able to find Perdition, they have decide how to play it out as they still ... Written by Huggo

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In the second office scene, Bosley's telephone speaker and the gray marble bust keep moving around on his desk. See more »


Kevin Ryan: And I think you should know: the young lady you're seein', that Kelly Garrett? She was with Sabrina the first day...
Carter Gillis: What the hell you talkin' about, the exercise girl and Miss Garrett? Highly unlikely. Miss Garrett is a lovely, refined lady. And if they were together, it was just a coincidence.
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References Doctor Dolittle (1967) See more »

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20 December 1978 (USA) See more »

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