CTVA US Adventure - "Acapulco"  (ZIV-UA) (early 1961) starring Ralph Taeger, James Coburn

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Klondike (1960-61)  -  Acapulco (1961)  -  Hondo (1967)

Acapulco (1961)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Rina Fox
references:
Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive

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ACAPULCO
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Libra Enterprises
Ziv-United Artists Television
for
NBC (Mondays 9:00pm ET)
Produced by John Robinson
US Adventure series 1961   8 episodes x 30 min   (27Feb61-24Apr61)
Starring:
Ralph Taeger as Patrick Malone   James Coburn as Gregg Miles
Telly Savalas as Mr. Carver
Allison Hayes as Chloe
Bobby Troup as Bobby
Jason Robards, Sr. as Max

Premise:
Veterans of the Korean War live it up in a ritzy resort, and give protection to a criminal lawyer.
A mid-season format change for the two lead stars of  Klondike

 *News item: Star-News Pasadena, Calif.
The gimmick of the series was that celebrities and would-be celebrities abound in Acapulco, so the producers have
arranged for armchair tourists to get a glimpse of famous faces in the TV show each week with a surprise cameo
appearance by a star such as Julie London, Broderick Crawford and Gene Barry. They will not be guest performers but
will be seen as themselves, enjoying Acapulco's attractions. [RF]

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NBC Mondays 9:00 pm Eastern (27Feb61-24Apr61)

[01] Acapulco: BELL'S HALF ACRE
ZIV-UA prod. no. 1001
27Feb61 NBC Mon
written by Cy Chermak
Starring:
Ralph Taeger (as Patrick Malone) James Coburn (as Gregg Miles)
Synopsis:
Pat Malone and Gregg Miles are maneuvered into hiding a robbery suspect, Norman Median, whom ex-attorney Carver
had hired them to apprehend. Nightclub owner Chloe and pianist Bobby help them find a clue to the holdup men. [RF]

[02] Acapulco: KILLER IN A ROSE-COLOURED MASK
ZIV-UA prod. no. 1002
06Mar61 NBC Mon
written by John Robinson
Starring:
Ralph Taeger (as Patrick Malone) James Coburn (as Gregg Miles)
Synopsis:
Pat and Gregg visit Mr. Carver, father of their war buddy and are maneuvered into helping him thwart an expected
attempt on his life. Pat combines work with play by inviting pretty Kathy Dorn to a part at Carver's mansion. [RF]

[03] Acapulco: THE GENTLEMAN FROM BRAZIL
ZIV-UA prod. no. 1003
13Mar61 NBC Mon
written by Gene L. Coon
Starring:
Ralph Taeger (as Patrick Malone) James Coburn (as Gregg Miles)
Guest Cast:
Alan Hale Jr. as the missing messenger
Synopsis:
Mr. Carver's representative in Brazil is murdered and the messenger bringing papers from Brazil is missing. The only
way Carver can induce Pat and Gregg to help him find the messenger is to cut off their credit so they have no choice
but to work for him. [RF]

[04] Acapulco: CARBON COPY-CAT
ZIV-UA prod. no. 1004
20Mar61 NBC Mon
written by Cy Chermak
Starring:
Ralph Taeger (as Patrick Malone) James Coburn (as Gregg Miles)
Synopsis:
Pat and Gregg are kidnapped after they just buy a rare ancient burial urn, pre Colombian for a client. [RF]

[05] Acapulco: DEATH IS A SMILING MAN
ZIV-UA prod. no. 1005
27Mar61 NBC Mon
written by Gene L. Caan
Starring:
Ralph Taeger (as Patrick Malone) James Coburn (as Gregg Miles)
Synopsis:
The lawyer for a former bookkeeper for a mob of gangsters is murdered just as he is about to leave for Acapulco
to defend his client at a Senate committee hearing. [RF]

[06] Acapulco: FISHER'S DAUGHTER
ZIV-UA prod. no. 1006
03Apr61 NBC Mon
written by B.C. Schoenfeld
Starring:
Ralph Taeger (as Patrick Malone) James Coburn (as Gregg Miles)
Guest Cast:
Leslie Parrish
Synopsis:
Joe Nichols shows up in Acapulco to blackmail his ex-wife to whom he was married to for a few short weeks when
she was very young. [RF]

[--] 10Apr61 - no details (postponed or preempted)

[07] Acapulco: BLOOD MONEY
ZIV-UA prod. no. 1007
written by William Bast
17Apr61 NBC Mon
Starring:
Ralph Taeger (as Patrick Malone) James Coburn (as Gregg Miles)
Guest cast:
Michael Pate ...... George Jamison
Audrey Dalton .... Mona Jamison
Synopsis:
The Jamisons arrive in Acapulco after burgling a London brokerage firm and paying off their accomplice with a fatal bullet. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Pat Malone learns the hard way that pretty Mona Jamison and her invalid brother, George are guilty of murder
and theft of a quarter of a million dollars. [RF]

[08] Acapulco: MURDER WITH LOVE (final episode)
ZIV-UA prod. no. 1008
24Apr61 NBC Mon
written by Arthur Dales
Starring:
Ralph Taeger (as Patrick Malone) James Coburn (as Gregg Miles)
Guest Cast:
Jean Willis ..... Barbara Meston
Synopsis:
A former New York attorney hires Pat and Gregg to prevent his former girlfriend Barbara Meston,
from writing her memoirs. [RF]

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