CTVA US Crime - "B.A.D. Cats" (A.Spelling/ABC)(1980)

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B.A.D. Cats (1980)
 Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Rina Fox  [Uploaded April 2018]
references:
TV Guide / Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive / Writers Guild of America (wga)



Aaron Spelling Productions
for
ABC
Created by Al Martinez
Executive Producers Aaron Spelling and Douglas S. Cramer
Producer Everett Chambers

US Crime series 1980 Pilot + 9 episodes x 60 min (4 episodes unaired)

Cast:
Asher Brauner ...... Officer Nick Donovan
Steve Hanks ......... Officer Ocee James
Vic Morrow ........... Captain Eugene Nathan
LaWanda Page ..... Ma
Michelle Pfeiffer ..... Samantha 'Sunshine' Jensen
Penny Santon ........ Mrs. Bernardi
Jimmie Walker ....... Rodney Washington

Premise:
Two former race car drivers join the LAPD as part of the B.A.D. C.A.T. squad a division of
Burglary Auto Detail Commercial Auto Thefts.

Music J.J. Johnson
Theme Barry DeVorzon

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(04-Jan-1980 to 08-Feb-1980)



[01]
B.A.D. Cats [Pilot]
04Jan1980
Written by Al Martinez
Directed by Bernard L. Kowalski
Guest cast:
Nehemiah Persoff
Charles Cioffi .......... Paul Stone
Michael V. Gazzo ... Junkyard George Karosky
George Murdock .... Nunn
Tom Simcox ........... Jenkins
James Hampton ..... Link
Frank Baxter ............ Funeral Director
Morris Buchanan ..... Mike Cole
Lance Henriksen ..... Timothy
Chris Capen ............. Policeman
Thom Carney ........... Sergeant
Synopsis:
The theme tackles a gold-smuggling case.

[02] B.A.D. Cats: THE GOOD-TIME GIRLS
11Jan1980
Written by Al Martinez
Directed by Bernard L. Kowalski
Guest cast:
Allan Miller ........ Neilson
Kelly Harmon .... Gloria
Virginia Gregg ..... Mrs. Neilson
Bruce Kirby .......... Deacon
Diane Sommerfield ..... Selma
Jeannie Linero ......... Parker
Tony Fasce ........ Phillips
Morris Buchanon ....... Cole
Synopsis:
A moralist rousts prostitutes and steals their cars, leaving behind threatening epithets

[03] B.A.D. Cats: I WANT IT OR YOU DIE
18Jan1980
Written by Al Martinez
Directed by Ted Post
Guest cast:
Synopsis:
Samantha is kidnapped by thugs who beleive Nick and Ocee have a tape implicating a government official in a murder.

[04] B.A.D. Cats: LIFE AND DEATH OF A BEAUTY QUEEN
25Jan1980
Written by Al Martinez
Directed by Sutton Roley
Director of photography Richard L. Rawlings
Editor Terence Anderson
Guest cast:
William Daniels ........ Louis Banner
Katherine Cannon ... Donna
Rebecca Holden ..... Marie
Tisch Raye ............... Carol
Dennis Robertson .... Steve
Michael Twaine ........ Hacker
Gary Lee Davis .......... Biker
Tina Andrews
Synopsis:
Nick's attempt to help the Department's image by judging a beauty contest backfires when he gets framed with a drug rap.

[05] B.A.D. Cats: SEMI-PARADISE
01Feb1980
Written by Al Martinez
Directed by Bernard L. Kowalski
Guest cast:
Cameron Mitchell ......... Tom Horn
Marilyn Jones ................ Cindy
Bob Hoy ........... Snyder
Sunny Johnson ......... Elly Jo
John D. Johnston .... Ben
Sherry Bouche ........ Lila
Synopsis:
A massage parlor and Ocee's hometown sheriff figure in a hijacking scheme.

[06] B.A.D. Cats: LET'S PUT SAM AWAY
08Feb1980
Written by Al Martinez
Directed by Sutton Roley
Guest cast:
Sharon Farrell ........... Lonnie
Carmen Argenziano ....... Solow
Sally Kirkland .......... Matron Hackett
Gary Cashdollar ...... Kanin
William J. Sanderson ........ Lacey
Corey Rand ........ Luke
Synopsis:
Sam poses as a prisoner to investigate terrorists' plans to close a nuclear-power plant.

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[07] B.A.D. Cats: BOMB!
Unaired
Written by Al Martinez
Directed by Bernard L. Kowalski
Guest cast:
Fred Sadoff ..... Henry Davis

[08] B.A.D. Cats: DIE, CHEERLEADER, DIE
Unaired
Written by Al Martinez and Larry Alexander
Directed by Lawrence Dobkin

[09] B.A.D. Cats: DEATH CAR
Unaired
Written by Al Martinez
Directed by Bernard L. Kowalski and Ray Austin

[10] B.A.D. Cats: RUNNING HOME
Unaired
Written by Al Martinez
Directed by Sutton Roley
Guest cast:

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