CTVA US Crime - "87th Precinct" (Revue/NBC) (1961-62) starring Robert Lansing, Ron Harper

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87th Precinct (1961-62)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
John King, Tom Alger, Rina Fox
references:
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87TH PRECINCT
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Hubbell Robinson Productions
Revue Studios / MCA tv

for
NBC (Mondays 9:00 pm EST)
Created by Ed McBain

US Police series 1961-62    30 episodes x 60 min bw
Starring:
Robert Lansing as Det. Steve Carella
Ron Harper as Det. Bert Kling
Gregory Walcott as Det. Roger Havilland
Norman Fell as Det. Meyer Meyer
recurring cast:
Gena Rowlands as Teddy Carella
Harlan Warde as Dr. Ben Daniels
Michael Fox as Grossman
Paul Genge as Lt. Burns
Margie Regan as Claire Townsend
Ruth Storey as Sarah Meyer

Premise:
The day-to-day activities of New York's 87th Police Precinct.

'87th Precinct' theme music by Morton Stevens

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NBC Mondays 9:00 pm Eastern

[01] 87th Precinct: THE FLOATER
25Sep61 NBC Mon
Guest Cast:
Robert Culp ........... Curt Donaldson
Natalie Norwick ....... Priscilla Ames
Paul Bryar ............ Bartholdi
Wally Brown ........... Ambrose
Gena Rowlands ......... Teddy Carella (recurring)

[02] 87th Precinct: LADY IN WAITING
2Oct61 NBC Mon (rerun 7May62)
Guest Cast:
Constance Ford ........ Virginia Colt
Emile Meyer ........... Capt. Howard
Margarita Cordova ..... Angelica Galindo
Gena Rowlands ......... Teddy Carella (recurring)

[03] 87th Precinct: LADY KILLER
9Oct61 NBC Mon (rerun 25Jun62)
Guest Cast:
Peter Leeds ........... George Ladonna
Marian Collier ........ Felicia Pannet
Patricia Donahue ...... Jay Astor
Lee Krieger ........... Psycho
Lori Mitchell ......... Marcia Polenski
Billy Hughes .......... Frankie Annuci
Doris Kemper .......... Harriet Horn
Harlan Warde .......... Dr. Ben Daniels (recurring)
Michael Fox ........... Grossman (recurring)
Dennis McCarthy ....... Richards
Roger Mobley .......... Danny

[04] 87th Precinct: THE MODUS MAN
16Oct61 NBC Mon (rerun 18Jun62)
Guest Cast:
John Anderson ......... Phil Brewster
Eddie Quillan ......... Blinky Smith
Dennis McCarthy ....... Lab Technician
Jean Engstrom ......... Mrs. Renfew
Sheila Bromley ........ Mrs. Hoffman
Joe Higgins ........... Jovial George
Jimmy Jannett ......... Bartender
Juney Ellis ........... Landlady

[05] 87th Precinct: LINE OF DUTY
23Oct61 NBC Mon (rerun 14May62)
Guest Cast:
Margie Regan .......... Claire Townsend
Richard Le Pore ....... Karl Harrod
Anita Sands ........... Terry
Vivi Janiss ........... Mrs. Mattfield
Clarke Bowman ......... Bobby Mattfield
Walter Burke .......... Danny Gimp
Ben Hammer ............ Brecht
King Calder ........... Monoghan
Dal McKennon .......... Autopsy Surgeon
Michael Fox ........... Grossman (recurring)

[06] 87th Precinct: OCCUPATION: CITIZEN
30Oct61 NBC Mon (rerun 21May62)
Written by Winston Miller
Directed by Alan Crosland, Jr.
Guest Cast:
Gena Rowlands ......... Teddy Carella (recurring)
Ross Martin ........... Joe Czepreghi
Caren Lenay ........... Rose Czepreghi
John Dennis ........... Johnny-Boy
Fred Schweiller ....... Mack
Stanley L. Kahn ....... Herman Walters
Jack Carol ............ Cagliano
Bill Georgio .......... Singing Willie
John Day .............. Plainclothesman
Jonathan Hole ......... Mr. Higgins
Fern Barry ............ Chambermaid
Edward G. Robinson, Jr.. Stranger
J. Pat O'Malley ....... Elderly man
Lillian O'Malley ...... Elderly woman

[07] 87th Precinct: KILLER'S PAYOFF
6Nov61 NBC Mon (rerun 2Jul62)
Teleplay by Norman Katkov
Story by Ed McBain
Directed by John Brahm
Guest Cast:
Beverly Garland ....... Nancy Johnson
Jeanne Cooper ......... Lucy Mencken
Paul Richards ......... Marty Torr
William Fawcett ....... Ackie Glotter
Jack Albertson ........ Edward Schlesser
Terry Burnham ......... June Mencken
Lorene Kerr ........... Hank Richards

[08] 87th Precinct: THE GUILT
13Nov61 NBC Mon (rerun 28May62)
Guest Cast:
Mike Kellin ........... Artie Simmons
Norma Crane ........... Estelle Vernolla
Ruth Storey ........... Sarah Meyer (recurring)

[09] 87th Precinct: EMPTY HOURS
20Nov61 NBC Mon
Guest Cast:
Patricia Crowley ...... Josie Thompson
Tom Fadden ............ Sidney Courtney
Grandon Rhodes ........ McClintock
Henry Brandt .......... George
William Schallert

[10] 87th Precinct: MY FRIEND, MY ENEMY
27Nov61 NBC Mon (rerun 4Jun62)
Written by Anne Howard Bailey
Directed by Don Weis
Guest Cast:
Dennis Hopper ......... Andrew Mason
Jocelyn Brando ........ Mrs. Mason
Garry Clarke .......... Jerry Fisher
Stephen Mines ......... Mike Rainey
Harlan Warde .......... Dr. Ben Daniels (recurring)
Mitzi McCall .......... Sailor's girl
Michael Hart .......... Barbara Davis
Carol Rossen .......... Nancy
Anne Whitfield ........ Joy
Joseph Corey .......... Sailor
Delores Wells ......... Clerk
Nicky Blair ........... Young Man

[11] 87th Precinct: VERY HARD SELL
04Dec61 NBC Mon
Guest Cast:
Leonard Nimoy ......... Barrow
Peter Helm ............ Andy Cornell
Alice Frost ........... Mrs. Cornell
Tom Greenway .......... Glenn Cornell
Synopsis:
Used-car salesman Glenn Cornell takes one of the cars off the lot
and drives out to see a prospective buyer by the name of Barrow.
But it looks like no sale - the car is found a while later with
Cornell slumped over the wheel, an apparent suicide. [TA]

[12] 87th Precinct: TIL DEATH
11Dec61 NBC Mon (rerun 6Aug62)
Guest Cast:
Darryl Hickman ........ Tommy Palmer
Judi Meredith ......... Angela Pavilic
Johnny Seven .......... Marty Kellogg
Naomi Stevens ......... Louisa Pavilic
Steven Geray .......... Anton Pavilic
Margie Regan .......... Claire Townsend (recurring)
Corey Allen ........... Ben Darcy
 
[13] 87th Precinct: THE HECKLER
18Dec61 NBC Mon (rerun 09Jul62)
Guest cast:
Robert Vaughn ....... Sordo
Wally Cassell ....... Rafe
Mary LaRoche ........ Lotte
Joseph Perry ........ Chuck
Synopsis:
A construction gang has been busy for days now pouring cement
for a new bank vault, and an imaginative crook named Sordo has
been busily hauling it away. [RF]

[14] 87th Precinct: RUN RABBIT RUN
25Dec61 NBC Mon (rerun 16Jul62)
Guest cast:
Dave Barry .......... Doug Quinn
Alfred Ryder ........ Toots Brenden
Barbara Stuart ...... Yvonne English
Chris Alcaide ....... Sgt. Briggs
Joe Di Reda ......... Mr. Smith
Paul Keast .......... Trent Morgan
Ken Lynch ........... Red Chambers
Alvy Moore .......... Mr. Giddon
*
Paul Genge ............ Lt. Burns (recurring)
Synopsis:
Prison inmate Doug Quinn announces that when he is executed
the men who helped convict him will die too. [RF]

[15] 87th Precinct: MAIN EVENT
01Jan62 NBC Mon (rerun 11Jun62)
Guest Cast:
Robert Carricart ...... Frankie Spain
Brad Weston ........... Sonny Fitzgerald
Myron McCormick ....... Scotty Thompson
Arch Johnson .......... Bobo
Maggie Pierce ......... Martha
Nesdon Booth .......... Max Glittman

[16] 87th Precinct: MAN IN A JAM
08Jan62 NBC Mon (rerun 10Sep62)
Guest Cast:
Lin McCarthy .......... Cleve Tompson
Joey Walsh ............ Peter Holt
Sheila Bromley ........ Mrs. Holt

[17] 87th Precinct: GIVE THE BOYS A GREAT BIG HAND
15Jan62 NBC Mon
Guest Cast:
Michael Forest ........ Karl Andrade
Roxane Arlen .......... Taffy
Barry Atwater ......... Charles Tudor
Asa Maynor ............ Receptionist

[18] 87th Precinct: OUT OF ORDER
22Jan62 NBC Mon
Guest Cast:
Paul E. Burns ......... Harry Keller
Charles Robinson ...... Harry Curtis
Dawn Wells ............ Kathy

[19] 87th Precinct: THE PIGEON
29Jan62 NBC Mon (rerun 27Aug62)
Guest Cast:
Peter Falk ............ Greg Brovane
Roxane Berard ......... Peggy Brovane
Arthur Batinades ...... Clay
Frank Sutton .......... Tully
Morgan Woodward ....... Matty

[--] 5Feb62 Pre-empted

[20] 87th Precinct: A BULLET FOR KATIE
12Feb62 NBC Mon
Teleplay by Richard Collins and James Bloodworth
Story by James Bloodworth
Directed by Herman Hoffman
Guest Cast:
Ed Nelson ............ Bill Miller
Della Sharman ........ Katie Miller
Roger Mobley ......... Lane Connors
Harold J. Stone ...... Gantry
John Fiedler ......... Cole
Catherine McCleod .... Mrs. Connors
Patty Ann Gerrity .... Wendy
Robert Brubaker ...... Fred Connors
Rusty Lane ........... Murchson
William Keene ........ Mr. Oxman

[21] 87th Precinct: KING'S RANSOM
19Feb62 NBC Mon (rerun 13Aug62)
Guest Cast:
Charles McGraw ....... Douglas King
Tony Carbone ......... Sy Barnard
Charle Aidman ........ Eddie Folsom
Nancy Davis .......... Diane King
James Johnson ........ Bobby King
Buzz Martin .......... Jeff Reynolds
Dan Tobin ............ Adrian Score
John McCliam ......... Charles Reynolds
Virginia Vincent ..... Kathy

[22] 87th Precinct: FEEL OF THE TRIGGER
26Feb62 NBC Mon (rerun 3Sep62)
Guest Cast:
Neil Nephew .......... Danny Brodek
Ted de Corsia ........ John Brodek
Bernie Hamilton ...... Officer Kendal
Jerry Hausner ........ Nathan Kosofsky
Renata Vani .......... Emma Kosofsky
Ellen Corby .......... Mrs. Brodek

[23] 87th Precinct: KILLER'S CHOICE
5Mar62 NBC Mon (rerun 23Jul62)
Teleplay by Luther Davis and Richard Collins
Story by Ed McBain
Directed by Don Weis
Guest Cast:
Gloria Talbott ....... Amy Boone
John Lasell .......... Ted Boone
R.G. Armstrong ....... Franklin Phelps
Rosemary DeCamp ...... Mrs. Phelps
Katherine Warren ..... Mrs. Travail
Jennifer Gillespie ... Monica Travail
Nico Minardos ........ Frank Kyros
Sally Bliss .......... Miss Tilson
Clancy Cooper ........ Monroe
Nancy Kulp ........... Miss Fitzhenry
Sid Clute ............ Baldy
Jonathan Hole ........ Morgan
Mike Mahoney ......... Monaghan
Georgia Schmidt ...... Hotchkiss
Berniece Dalton* ..... Pary Guest
*David Janssen's mother

 [24] 87th Precinct: SQUARE COP
12Mar62 NBC Mon (rerun 30Jul62)
Written by Robert Hardy Andrews
Directed by James Sheldon
Guest Cast:
Lee Tracy ............ Pat Forman
Paul Smith ........... Ed
Allen Jung ........... Mike
James Hong ........... Mike II
Paul Genge ........... Lt. Burns (recurring)
Jack Hogan ........... Johnny Forman
Faye Nuell ........... Millie Holmes
Victor Creatore ...... Eddie Hayes
Dennis McCarthy ...... Joe
Mary Tsien Clay ...... Mary
William Bakewell ..... Mr. Somers
Dorothy Kingston ..... Mrs. Somers
Gene Roth ............ Cassidy
Synopsis:
Veteran patrolman Pat Forman, who is due to retire in a few days,
is out on the beat showing the ropes to his replacement, Eddie
Haines. A jangling burglar alarm sends them running to a
supermarket where Eddie is gunned down by the fleeing thief. [RF]

[--] 19Mar62 - Pre-empted

[25] 87th Precinct: STEP FORWARD
26Mar62 NBC Mon
Guest Cast:
Ruth Storey ......... Sarah Meyer (recurring)
John Frost .......... Philp Bourneuf
Gena Rowlands ....... Teddy Carella (recurring)
Ray Teal ............ Sam Thorpe
Alvy Moore .......... Adam Sloan

[26] 87th Precinct: IDOL IN THE DUST
2Apr62 NBC Mon
Written by Donn Mullally
Directed by Don Taylor
Guest Cast:
Michael Dante ....... Larry Brooks
Jeanette Nolan ...... Mrs. Brooks
Al Ruscio ........... Joe Brooks
Paddy Edwards ....... Betty Brooks
John Sebastian ...... Harrison
Robert Bilhellier ... Ben Kramer
Joseph Mel .......... Sol
David Kent .......... Richards
Frank Bank .......... Punk
   
[27] 87th Precinct: RAMON
9Apr62 NBC Mon
Written by David Lang
Directed by Maury Geraghty
Guest Cast:
Danny Bravo ......... Ramon Morales
Edward Colmans ...... Villeda Morales
Joe Raciti .......... Luis Rico
Alex Montoya ........ Emilio Guavasos
Rico Alaniz ......... Rafael Bencosme
Jess Kirkpatrick .... Officer Grimes
Willis Bouchey ...... Jim Spencer
Walter Reed ......... Walters

[28] 87th Precinct: NEW MAN IN THE PRECINCT
16Apr62 NBC Mon (rerun 20Aug62)
Teleplay by Robert O'Brien and James Gunn
Story by Ed McBain
Directed by Don Taylor
Guest Cast:
Fred Beir ........... Cotton Hawes
Robert Colbert ...... Matt Murdock
Jack Albertson ...... Maxie Carroll
Ray Montgomery ...... Frank Kanin
Elizabeth Perry ..... Linda Walters
Joseph Downing ...... Dr. Stagler
Paul Genge .......... Lt. Burns (recurring)
Max Slaten .......... Dave Evans
Joan Patrick ........ Chris Hawes
Margie Regan ........ Claire Townsend (recurring)
Ruth Storey ......... Sarah Meyer (recurring)
Kay Stewart ......... Harriet Burns
Dal McKennon ........ Dr. Blaney
John Aniston ........ Officer #1
Jerry Adler ......... Hotel Clerk
David McMahon ....... Patrol car officer
Tom Anthony ......... Ambulance driver
Terry Gekler ........ Norma Meyer
Robert Bailey ....... Social Security Officer

[29] 87th Precinct: THE LAST STOP (a.k.a. DAWNS AN EVIL DAY)
23Apr62 NBC Mon
Guest Cast:
Victor Jory ......... Mike Power
Paul Genge .......... Lt. Burns (recurring)
Charles Tannen ...... Mr. Peterson
Bern Bassey ......... Stu Tobin
Marya Stevens ....... Laura Tobin

[30] 87th Precinct: GIRL IN THE CASE (a.k.a. THE LOVER )(final episode)
30Apr62 NBC Mon
Guest Cast:
Janis Paige ......... Cheryl Anderson
Jerry Paris ......... Howard Masters
Russell Collins ..... Raymond L. Masters
Addison Richards .... Windrow
S. John Launer ...... Warner
Tom Browne Henry .... Lawyer
Joan Staley ......... Monica
Audrey Swanson ...... Nurse
Bill Erwin .......... George

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Network Summer Reruns - NBC Mondays (07May62-10Sep62)
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[--] 07May62 rerun of #2
[--] 14May62 rerun of #5
[--] 21May62 rerun of #6
[--] 28May62 rerun of #8
[--] 04Jun62 rerun of #10
[--] 11Jun62 rerun of #15
[--] 18Jun62 rerun of #4
[--] 25Jun62 rerun of #3
[--] 02Jul62 rerun of #7
[--] 09Jul62 rerun of #13
[--] 16Jul62 rerun of #14
[--] 23Jul62 rerun of #23
[--] 30Jul62 rerun of #24
[--] 06Aug62 rerun of #12
[--] 13Aug62 rerun of #21
[--] 20Aug62 rerun of #28
[--] 27Aug62 rerun of #19
[--] 03Sep62 rerun of #22
[--] 10Sep62 rerun of #16 (final rerun)


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