CTVA US Comedy - "Run, Buddy, Run" (Talent Associates/CBS) (fall 1966) starring Jack Sheldon

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Run, Buddy, Run (1966-67)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Tom Alger, Rina Fox
references:
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RUN, BUDDY, RUN
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Talent Associates production
for
CBS (Mondays 8:00pm EST)
Executive Producer David Susskind
Produced by Leonard B. Stern, Dan Melnick, Jack Elinson
Created by Leonard B. Stern
US Comedy series 1966-67  16 episodes x 30 min (In Color)
(12Sep66 - 02Jan67)
starring
Jack Sheldon
as Buddy Overstreet
Jim Connell as Junior
Bruce Gordon as Devere (Mr. D.)
Nick Georgiade as Wendell Krimm
Gregg Palmer as Harry
Premise:
The Underworld is after a book-keeper who has heard secret information.

"Run, Buddy, Run" theme music and lyrics by Frank Wedlaw

Music: Jerry Fielding

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CBS Mondays 8:00pm Eastern
 
1.01 [--] Run, Buddy, Run: STEAM BATH & CHICKEN LITTLE (Pilot episode)
possible aka: "Did you ever have one of those days?" (copyright title)
Talent Associates prod. (copyright date 9Sep66)
12Sep66 CBS Mon
written by Mel Tolkin & Ernie Chambers
directed by Leonard Stern
director of photography Kenneth Peach
guest cast:
Bernie Kopell as Albert Overstreet
Malcolm Atterbury as Mike (or Simon)
Henry Beckman as Jake
Iggie Wolfington as Nick
Laurel Goodwin (as Susan)
with:
Dort Clark, James Connell, David Fresco, Nick Georgiade, Laurel Goodwin
Steve Gravers, Ray Kellogg, Frank Maxwell, James McCallion, Burt Mustin
Peggy Rea, Frances Robinson, Lindsay Workman
Synopsis
In a cloudy steam room, accountant Buddy Overstreet hears syndicate
hoods plotting to do away with 'the Man in Chicago.' Then the hoods spot
eavesdropper Buddy--run, Buddy, run! [RF]

1.02 [--] Run, Buddy, Run: BUDDY, THE LIFESAVER
Talent Associates prod. no. 0804 (copyright date 16Sep66)
19Sep66 CBS Mon
Guest cast:
Signe Hasso (as Mme. Natasha)
Susan Bay Breckir (as Lois)
Synopsis:
With the mobsters still on his trail, Buddy heads for the Pacific
coast and a job as a seaside soda jerk. [TA]

1.03 [--] Run, Buddy, Run: WIN, PLACE AND DIE
Talent Associates prod. no. 0803 (copyright date 23Sep66)
26Sep1966 CBS Mon [airdate verified in tv guide]
Guest Cast:
J. Pat O'Malley (as Ed Breck)
Zeme North (as Laura Spencer)
Charles Wagenheim (as Larry)
Johnny Silver (as Jockey)
Dick Winslow (as Photographer)
Synopsis:
Buddy runs into a job as a groom for an unruly race horse. [TA]

1.04 [--] Run, Buddy, Run: THE DEATH OF BUDDY OVERSTREET
Talent Associates prod. no. 0802 (copyright date 30Sep66)
3Oct66 CBS Mon [airdate verified in tv guide]
guest cast:
Jack Albertson (as Norman 'Lefty' Klute)
Don Briggs (as Charles Druten)
Norman Alden (as District Attorney)
Bill Gwinn (as the Judge)
Synopsis:
Norman Klute suggests that Buddy fake his death to fool the mobsters. [TA]

1.05 [--] Run, Buddy, Run: KILLER CASSIDY (copyright title)
Talent Associates prod. (copyright date 07Oct66)
10Oct66 CBS Mon [airdate verified in tv guide]
Guest cast:
Gladys Cooper (as Mrs. Ferguson)
Jill Andre (as Linda Herrick)
Holly Irving (as Mrs. O'Neil)
Vici Raaf (as Miss Walker)
Synopsis:
Devere hires Killer Cassidy to eliminate the elusive Buddy,
who's now working at a health resort. [TA]

1.06 [--] Run, Buddy, Run: THE BANK HOLDUP
Talent Associates prod. no. 0801 (copyright date 14Oct66)
17Oct66 CBS Mon [airdate verified in tv guide]
guest cast:
Robert Strauss (as Ernie)
Sid Melton (as Harold)
Harry Swoger (as Max)
Len Lesser (as Lou)
Richard Collier (as the Banker)
Roy Engel (as Police Captain)
Tiny Brauer (as Bum)
Synopsis:
Fleeing from his would-be assassins, Buddy hops into a car and
drives off - unaware that the back seat is occupied by sleeping bank robbers. [TA]

1.07 [--] Run, Buddy, Run: WILD, WILD WAKE
Talent Associates (copyright date 21Oct66)
24Oct66 CBS Mon
Guest Cast:
Vaughn Taylor (as Carson Finch)
Dave Willock (as Sheriff Len Rhodes)
Stephen Strimpell (as Stanley Osgood Wellington)
Gerry Lock (as Julia)
Synopsis:
After spotting his pursuers, Buddy asks a small-town sheriff to lock him up. [TA]

1.08 [--] Run, Buddy, Run: DOWN ON THE FARM
Talent Associates prod. no. 0807 (copyright date 28Oct66)
31Oct66 CBS Mon
guest cast:
Julie Sommars as Betsy Jensen
George Chandler as Carl Jensen
Med Flory as Ben Pearson
Robert Sorrells as the Attendant
*********** no synopsis available *********

1.09 [--] Run, Buddy, Run: I WANT A PIECE OF THAT BOY
Talent Associates prod. no. 0806 (copyright date 03Nov66)
7Nov66 CBS Mon [airdate verified in tv guide]
guest cast:
Bernie Hamilton (as "Dynamite" Williams)
Allan Melvin (as Marty Mason)
Charles Dierkop (as Frankie Phillips)
Jim Healy (as Ring Announcer)
Synopsis:
Under a new cover, sparring partner Buddy makes the mistake of
kayoing a boxer - who happens to be owned lock, stock and
sweatsock by mob boss Devere...on with the chase! [TA]

1.10 [--] Run, Buddy, Run: MY SON, THE KILLER (copyright title)
aka "Mr. D's Revenge"
Talent Associates prod. (copyright date 10Nov66)
14Nov66 CBS Mon
guest cast:
Iggie Wolfington as Nick
Synopsis:
Junior, the mob's junior executive, gets a chance to do some field
work. He has located Buddy working as a waiter in a syndicate-owned night
club and he's got papa Devere's go ahead to rub him out.
*Note Jack Sheldon plays the trumpet in this episode, which features
jazzmen Lou Levy, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Frank Rosolino, trombone; Jack
Marshall, guitar; and Stan Levey, drums.

1.11 [--] Run, Buddy, Run: GRAND MEXICAN HOTEL
a.k.a "Grand Hotel" (copyright title)
Talent Associates (copyright date 17Nov66)
21Nov66 CBS Mon
guest cast:
Henry Calvin .......... Jose
Begona Palacios ....... Rosita
Pepito Galindo ........ Pepe
Elda Maida ............ Mama
Evelyn King ........... 1st Woman
Virginia Rose ......... 2nd Woman
Synopsis:
Buddy turns a glea-bitten Mexican hotel into a tourist spot, and soon finds
himself trapped by the wrong kind of clientele - mob boss Devere and his boys. [TA]

1.xx Run, Buddy, Run: "Goodbye, Wendell"
(no copyright details - possibly an aka )
21Nov66 ?
guest cast:
Henry Beckman as Jake


1.12 [--] Run, Buddy, Run: DEATH WITH FATHER (Part 1) (copyright title)
possible aka: "The Sky is Falling" ?
Talent Associates (copyright date 24Nov66)
28Nov66 CBS Mon
guest cast:
Malcolm Atterbury as Mike ?

1.13 [--] Run, Buddy, Run: DEATH WITH FATHER (Part 2) (copyright title)
Talent Associates (copyright date 01Dec66)
5Dec66 CBS Mon
Guest cast:
Ann Elder (as Gloria Gray)
Ken Lynch (as Mr. W)
Synopsis:
Conclusion of a two-part story. Amnesiac Buddy is kidnaped by Devere's
gangland rivals, who say they'll kill the forgetful fugitive unless
he tells why he's so valuable to Devere. [TA]

1.14 [--] Run, Buddy, Run: THE RUNAWAY KID (copyright title)
Talent Associates (copyright date0 8Dec66)
12Dec66 CBS Mon
Guest cast:
Keith Nakata (as Kim)
Synopsis:
Buddy stops running long enough to help an orphan who's been tagging along.
Even nasty Devere is nice enough to call a truce so that Buddy can deliver
the little Asian boy to a foster family. [TA]

[--] 19Dec66 - pre-empted for "Jack and the Beanstalk,"
a musical with Hal Holden.


1.15 Run, Buddy, Run: BUDDY OVERSTREET, FORGIVE ME
Talent Associates (copyright date 22Dec66)
26Dec66 CBS Mon
guest cast:
Arthur Batanides as Woodrow
Ken Lynch as Mr. W
Bob Kaliban as Stan
Dan Frazer as Dr. Chester
Bill Baldwin as the Tailor
Mike Wagner as the Butler
Synopsis:
Boss Devere, told by a mob doctor that he has only three months to live, has
a change of heart and decides he wants Buddy in his syndicate operation. [TA]

1.16 [--] Run, Buddy, Run: BUDDY OVERSTREET, PLEASE COME HOME (final episode)
aka "Dying is my life" (copyright title)
Talent Associates (copyright date28Dec66)
02Jan67 CBS Mon
Guest cast:
David Ketchum (as Dr. Alsberg)
Jackie Joseph (as Miss Ogelthorpe)
Ray Kellogg as McGregor ? (to be verified)
Synopsis:
Fugitive Buddy runs right into the end of this series while
trying to straighten out things with mob boss Devere. [TA]

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