Dan August (1970–1971)
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The Manufactured Man 

The political arena forms the background for Dan's investigation into the brutal murder of a young campaign worker. Among the suspects are the candidate, his son, a reporter and a couple of the candidate's aides.

Director:

Richard Benedict

Writers:

Robert C. Dennis (teleplay), Howard Dimsdale (story) (as Arthur Dales)
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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Burt Reynolds ... Lt. Dan August
Norman Fell ... Sgt. Charles Wilentz
Richard Anderson ... Chief George Untermeyer
Ned Romero ... Sgt. Joe Rivera
Ena Hartman Ena Hartman ... Katy Grant
Mickey Rooney ... Kenny O'Malley
David Soul ... Lawrence Merrill III
Billy Dee Williams ... Steve MacAdams
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Keith Andes ... Lawrence Merrill II
Peter Brown ... Fred Bowers
Gary Busey ... Hippie #2
Harrison Ford ... Hewett
Anthony Geary ... Hippie #1 (as Tony Geary)
Lee Kroeger ... Joanne Fillmore
Irvin Mosley Jr. Irvin Mosley Jr. ... Jarvis (as Irvin Mosley)
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The political arena forms the background for Dan's investigation into the brutal murder of a young campaign worker. Among the suspects are the candidate, his son, a reporter and a couple of the candidate's aides.

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Genres:

Crime | Drama

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Gary Busey appears as a vegetable-throwing hippie protestor. See more »

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Surreal
31 August 2019 | by goldenpetSee all my reviews

Burt Reynolds, Mickey Rooney, Harrison Ford, Billy Dee Wiiliams, Gary Busey and David Soul all in the same episode. Who needs a plot? Who cares?! Surreal and fantastic.


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Language:

English

Release Date:

11 March 1971 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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