CTVA US Crime - "Baretta" (Universal/ABC) Season 1 (Early 1975)

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Starring Robert Blake as Tony Baretta
Season 1 (ABC) (Early 1975)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Rina Fox
references:
TV Guide /   Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive


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 ABC Fridays (#1-8) - then - Wednesdays (#9-12)
12 New Episodes

1.01 Baretta: HE'LL NEVER SEE DAYLIGHT (verified on film - RF)
Universal-Roy Huggins prod. no. 42306
17Jan75 ABC Friday
Produced by Jo Swerling, Jr.
Written by Stephen J. Cannell
Directed by Bernard L. Kowalski
Directors of Photography, Michael Margulies, Harry L. Wolf, A.S.C.
Starring: Robert Blake (as Baretta)
Also Starring: Dana Elcar (as Insp. Shiller) ?
Guest Stars:
Andrew Prine ......... Andy Scanlon
Joseph Mascolo ....... Frank Cassell
And:
Madlyn Rhue .......... Sharon Fowler
Special Guest Star: Tom Ewell (recurring)
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Timothy Agoglia Carey .... Matty Trifon
Art Aragon ........... Gallegas
George Loros .......... Charles Balfour
Lou Tiano ............. Dominick
Lew Brown ............. Sgt. Tom Neil
With:
Angelo Crisanti ....... Lasky
Michael D. Roberts .... Art Nelson
Rudy Diaz ............. Muscle-Head
Judith Hanson ......... Girl
Synopsis:
Baretta vows revenge when his girlfriend is murdered by a
mobster's henchmen.

1.02 Baretta: THE 5 1/2 POUND JUNKIE (verified on film - RF)
Universal-Roy Huggins prod. no. 42310
24Jan75 ABC Friday
Produced by Jo Swerling, Jr.
Associate Producer, William F. Phillips
Written by Peter S. Fischer
Directed by Don Medford
Director of Photography, Harry L. Wolf, A.S.C.
Starring: Robert Blake (as Baretta)
Also Starring: Dana Elcar (as Insp. Shiller)
Guest Stars:
Ayn Ruymen (as Sue Lee)
Sarah Cunningham (as Jessie Perino)
Mario Roccuzzo (as Joey Perino)
Gerrit Graham (as Rich Parrish)
James Louis Watkins (as Abe Polo)
Special Guest Star: Tom Ewell (recurring)
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Rudolph Willrich ...... Randy Cole
Harry Caesar .......... Cliff Johnson
Victor Argo ........... The Deacon
Richard Branda ........ Koppleman
Michael D. Roberts .... Rooster (recurring)
Mike Lieberman ........ State Police Officer
John Shay ............. 1st Doctor
Simey Bow ............. Lowell Petrie
*
Allan Oliney (as Royal Curtis) (uncredited?)
Synopsis:
Baretta helps a pregnant junkie and tries to find out who is behind  selling the stuff to her. [RF]

1.03 Baretta: WOMAN IN THE HARBOR (verified on film - RF)
Universal-Roy Huggins prod. no. 42303
31Jan75 ABC Friday
Produced by Jo Swerling, Jr.
Teleplay by Robert I. Holt and Don Balluck/ Story by John Thomas James
Directed by Bernard L. Kowalski
Director of Photography, Harry L. Wolf, A.S.C.
Starring: Robert Blake (as Baretta)
Also Starring: Dana Elcar (as Insp. Shiller)
Guest Stars:
Ed Lauter (as Ed Borgue)
Carole Cook (as Mrs. Marriott)
Ron Soble (as Carl Brazil)
Bill McKinney (as Treach)
Special Guest Star: Tom Ewell (recurring)
And:
Brock Peters as John Shockley
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Anne Coleman ....... Virginia Marriott
Hazel Medina ....... The Receptionist
With:
Alex Tinne ......... Morales
Paul Berrones ...... Young Mexican
Rick Garcia ........ Ticket Agent
Helen Funai ........ Kim
Sharon Cintron ..... Hooker
Trisha Noble ....... Girl
Synopsis:
Baretta's friend a parole officer is murdered after he reveals to
Baretta that the girl they found floating in the harbor is alive and
living in Mexico. [RF]

1.04 Baretta: IF YOU CAN'T PAY THE PRICE ... (verified on film - RF)
Universal-Roy Huggins prod. no. 42301
7Feb75 ABC Friday
Produced by Jo Swerling, Jr.
Teleplay by Tony Morgan and John Thomas James/ Story by Tony Morgan
Directed by Bernard L. Kowalski
Director of Photography, Harry L. Wolf, A.S.C.
Starring: Robert Blake (as Baretta)
Also Starring: Dana Elcar (as Insp. Shiller)
Guest Stars:
John Marley (as Louis Durone)
Roy Jenson (as Patsy)
Val Bisoglio (as Pete Skalare)
Jan Merlin (as Slater)
Special Guest Star: Tom Ewell (recurring)
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Danny Goldman ...... J. Alfred Harrow
Marjorie Wallace ... Skalare's Girlfriend
Allen Price ........ The Little Boy
With:
Kathleen O' Malley .. Shirley
Harold Fong ........ Servant
Ref Sanchez ........ Gateman
Bert Santos ........ Mola
Larry Goldman ...... Doctor
Synopsis:
Baretta is watching kingpin Durone's place 24-7 there is a large shipment
worth 8 million dollars of metamphemines arriving. [RF]

1.05 Baretta: THE HALF-A-MILLION-DOLLAR BABY (verified on film - RF)
Universal-Roy Huggins prod. no. 42313
14Feb75 ABC Friday
Produced by Jo Swerling, Jr.
Teleplay by Philip DeGuere, Jr. / Story by John Thomas James
Directed by Michael Shultz
Director of Photography, Harry L. Wolf, A.S.C.
Starring: Robert Blake (as Baretta)
Also Starring: Dana Elcar (as Insp. Shiller)
Guest Stars:
Ann Prentiss (as Annie)
Richard Ward (as Santine)
Special Guest Star: Tom Ewell (recurring)
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Marc Alaimo ......... Slit
Stack Pierce ........ 1st Business Man
Lonny Stevens ....... Mattie
With:
Lee Anthony ......... I.A. Man
Michael D. Roberts .. Rooster (recurring)
Al Stevenson ........ 2nd Business Man
Robert Nadder ....... Green
Arlene Farber ....... Slit's Sister
Synopsis:
Ann Prentiss plays Annie, Baretta's photographer girlfriend who steals
half-a-million from Santine's (Richard Ward) organization and jeopardizes
herself as well as Baretta's life. [RF]

1.06 Baretta: RAGTIME BILLY PEACHES (verified on film - RF)
Universal-Roy Huggins prod. no. 42304
28Feb75 ABC Friday
Produced by Jo Swerling, Jr.
Teleplay by Don Carlos Dunaway/ Story by John Thomas James
Directed by Bernard L. Kowalski
Director of Photography, William Cronjager, A.S.C
Starring: Robert Blake (as Baretta)
Also Starring: Dana Elcar (as Insp. Shiller)
Guest Stars:
Richard A. Dysart (as Wilmont Harmond)
Ed Barth (as Al Velance)
Special Guest Stars:
Tom Ewell (recurring)
Meg Foster as Lola
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Barbara Leigh ......... Karen Dennison
Belinda Balaski ....... Nicole
Richard Collier ....... The Man
With:
Charles Wagenheim ..... Old Man
Alyce Allyn ........... Woman
Jimmy Joyce ........... Bartender
Ed McCready ........... Priest
Marnell McCall ........ Nun
Sonny Shields ......... Pete
Synopsis:
After the death of a Governorial candiate's wife, Baretta tries to uncover
the real truth behind the dead woman's life which magically began at age 20. [RF]

1.07 Baretta: THE COPPELLI OATH (verified on film - RF)
Universal-Roy Huggins prod. no. 42314
07Mar75 ABC Fri
Produced by Jo Swerling, Jr.
Teleplay by Michael Butler/ Story by John Thomas James and Michael Butler
Directed by Don Medford
Director of Photography, Harry L. Wolf, A.S.C.
Starring: Robert Blake (as Baretta)
Also Starring: Dana Elcar (as Insp. Shiller)
Guest Stars:
George DiCenzo (as Sal Bodine)
Kathy Beller (as Carla)
Special Guest Star: Tom Ewell (recurring)
And Introducing:
John Friedrich  as Niki Coppelli
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Michael Lembeck ...... Phil
Tony Charnota ........ Coxie
Richard Cox .......... Pogo
L. Randy Martin ...... Parky
Jason Ronard ......... Chisel
With:
Lew Palter ........... Grocer
Michael Goodrow ...... Mike
Marie Lillo .......... Mrs. Coppelli
Joe Stefano .......... Mr. Coppelli
Fran Kowalski ........ Nurse
Synopsis:
After Baretta fatally wounds a drug dealer, the pusher's teenage brother swears vengeance. [RF]

1.08 Baretta: WALK LIKE YOU TALK
Universal-Roy Huggins prod. no. 42316
14Mar75 ABC Fri
Guest cast:
Michael Parks ........ Scotty
Lee de Broux ......... Joe Pasckle
Anitra Ford .......... Cecilia
Conrad Janis ......... Latour
Fred Sadoff .......... Karp
Clifford David ....... Roger Simon
Carl Gottlieb ........ Ursillo
Synopsis:
Baretta's partner on a seemingly endless drug stakeout is a pill-popping
cop who is being driven to bankruptcy by his girlfriend's expensive tastes. [RF]

[--] 21Mar75 pre-empted by ABC News Closeup "IRS: A Question of Power"
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Series Moves From Fridays to Wednesdays on ABC
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1.09 Baretta: THE MANSION (verified on film - RF)
Universal-Roy Huggins prod. no. 42317
2Apr75 ABC Wednesday
Produced by Jo Swerling, Jr.
Written by Philip DeGuere, Jr.
Directed by Bernard L. Kowalski
Director of Photography, Harry L. Wolf, A.S.C.
Starring: Robert Blake (as Baretta)
Also Starring: Dana Elcar (as Insp. Shiller)
Guest Cast:
Allyn Ann McLerie
Sondra Blake
Eddie Fontaine
John Durren (as Bubba)
Art Metrano (as Corey)
Special Guest Star: Tom Ewell (recurring)
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
George Loros ......... Bass
John Sylvester White ... Jimmy Fingers
Frank Christi ........ Frank
Michael D. Roberts .... Rooster (recurring)
Eugene Peterson ....... McCarthy
With:
Marnell McCall ........ Singer
Ingerborg Sorensen .... Girl
Kelley Miles .......... Girl
Chris Holter .......... Girl
Synopsis:
Baretta investigates the death of an incognito policewoman at
a mysterious estate catering to the rich.

 1.10 Baretta: KEEP YOUR EYE ON THE SPARROW (verified on film - RF)
Universal-Roy Huggins prod. no. 42318
9Apr75 ABC Wednesday
Produced by Jo Swerling, Jr.
Written by Paul Magistretti
Directed by Don Medford
Director of Photography, Harry L. Wolf, A.S.C.
Starring: Robert Blake (as Baretta)
Also Starring: Dana Elcar (as Insp. Shiller)
Guest Star:
Burt Young
Special Guest Star: Tom Ewell (recurring)
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Michael D. Roberts .... Rooster (recurring)
Mary Wilcox ........... Corinne
Will Hare ............. Haskins
With:
Sharon Cintron ........ Policewoman
Richmond F. Johnson ... Judge
Marcus J. Grapes ...... Defense Attorney
Ian Sander ............ George
Sandy Ward ............ Guard
Joseph Hacker ......... Patrolman
Synopsis:
Baretta is in search of a neighborhood thief who is stealing from the
rich and giving to the poor. When it turns out to be his mentally
challenged friend from childhood Baretta takes a stand in court in
defense for his do well friend, Willy. [RF]

1.11 Baretta: THE SECRET OF TERRY LAKE (verified on film - RF)
Universal-Roy Huggins prod. no. 42319
16Apr75 ABC Wednesday
Produced by Jo Swerling, Jr.
Teleplay by Philip De Guere, Jr./ Story by John Thomas James
Directed by Russ Mayberry
Director of Photography, Charles Correll
Starring: Robert Blake (as Baretta)
Also Starring: Dana Elcar (as Insp. Shiller)
Guest Stars:
Margot Kidder (as Terry Lake)
Nick Colasanto (as Danelle)
Allan Rich (as Joe the Hammer)
And:
Joe Santos (as Marcos)
(Tom Ewell NOT in this episode)
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
M. Emmet Walsh ...... Potter
Norman Cole ......... Ryan
With:
Sharon Cintron ...... Mimi (recurring)
Alyce Allyn ......... Alice (recurring)
Don Carrara ......... Garcia
Ricky Johnson ....... Tommy Lake (Terry's son)
Synopsis:
Baretta seeks to learn why a mobster's girlfriend (Margot Kidder)
will not confirm her lover's alibi for a murder.

 1.12 Baretta: THIS AIN'T MY BAG (verified on film - RF)
Universal-Roy Huggins prod. no. 42320
30Apr75 ABC Wednesday
Produced by Bernard L. Kowalski
Teleplay by Paul Magistretti / Story by Gloryette Clarkt and Paul Magistretti
Directed by Jerry London
Director of Photography, Harry L. Wolf, A.S.C.
Starring: Robert Blake (as Baretta)
Also Starring: Dana Elcar (as Insp. Shiller)
Guest Stars:
Michael Murphy (as Michael Parsons)
Keene Curtis (as Eric Metz)
Granville Van Dusen (as George Parsons)
Special Guest Star: Tom Ewell (recurring)
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Matilda Calnan ....... Mrs. Stark
Maggie Sullivan ...... Catherine
With:
Michael D. Roberts ... Rooster (recurring)
John Ward ............ Foley
Alyce Allyn .......... Alice (recurring)
Sharon Cintron ....... Mimi (recurring)
Arnold Turner ........ Policeman
Fritzi Burr .......... Mrs. Schwartz
Maida Severn ......... Dowager
Joseph George ........ Coroner

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