CTVA US Crime - "Baretta" (Universal/ABC) Season 4 (1977-78)

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Starring Robert Blake as Tony Baretta
Season 4 (ABC) (1977-78)
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


 ################## Baretta ###################
############## season 4 1977-78 ##############
############### (final season) ###############
ABC Wednesdays 10:00 Eastern
24 New Episodes

4.01 [59] Baretta: NEW GIRL IN TOWN
Universal-Roy Huggins prod. no. 47228
28Sep77 ABC
Producers: Charles Dismukes, Alan Godfrey
director: Paul Stanley;
teleplay: Nick Alexander.
Guest Cast:
Vito Scotti
John Anthony Sarno
Neville Brand
Angela Clarke

4.02 [60] Baretta: SOMEBODY KILLED COCK ROBIN ***** (verified on film -RF)
Universal-Roy Huggins prod. no. 47202
5Oct77 ABC
Supervising Producer, Ed Waters
Produced by Charles E. Dismukes and Alan Godfrey
Executive Story Consultant, Sidney Ellis
Written by Richard K. Kelbaugh.
Directed by Reza S. Badiyi
Director of Photography, Sherman Kunkel
Starring: Robert Blake (as Baretta)
Also Starring: Tom Ewell (Billy Truman); Ed Grover (Lt. Brubaker)
Guest Stars:
Gwen Welles .......... Vicki
Steve Sandor ......... Alex Benton
Candice Azzara ....... Rusty
Ben Frank ............ Daniels
Vincent Baggetta ..... Ray Fleming
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Michael D. Roberts ... Rooster (recurring)
Ken Sansom ........... Myers
Sharon Cintron ....... Mimi (recurring)
With:
John Ward ............ Foley (recurring)
Robert Miller Driscoll ... Hobbs
Earl Colbert .......... Old Man
*
Chino Williams ....... Fats (recurring) (uncredited)
Armand Cerami ........ Officer Stanley Kowalski (uncredited)
? .......... Amy Benton (Alex's ex-wife) (uncredited)
? .......... Strip club Manager (uncredited)
? .......... Motocross Racer (uncredited)
? .......... Reverend (uncredited)
Synopsis:
After a topless dancer is raped by three men, Baretta goes on the hunt for
them, but they are winding up dead before Baretta can get to them. [RF]
Comment:
Great episode! Fantastic car chase and motocross race. [RF]

[--] 19Oct77 - "Lyman P. Dokker, FED" postponed - see 07Dec77
 
 4.04 [62] Baretta: THE SKY IS FALLING (verified on film -RF)
Universal-Roy Huggins prod. no. 47208
26Oct77 ABC Wed (postponed from 05Oct77)
Executive Producer, Bernard L. Kowalski
Produced by Charles E. Dismukes and Alan Godfrey
Executive Story Consultant, Sidney Ellis
Written by by Pat Fielder and Richard Bluel
Directed by Don Medford
Director of Photography, Sherman Kunkel
Starring: Robert Blake (as Baretta)
Also Starring: Tom Ewell (Billy Truman); Ed Grover (Lt. Brubaker)
Guest Stars:
Barry Miller ........ Tommy Rankin
Dennis Quaid ........ Scott Martin
Art Metrano ......... Officer Pulaski (Juvenile Dept)
DeAnn Mears ......... Mrs. Beaumont
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Michael D. Roberts ... Rooster (recurring)
James Ray ........... Harding
William Bogert ...... Baxter
Robbie Wolcott ...... Ritchie
With:
John Ward ........... Foley (recurring)
John Dennis ......... Coyle
John Herbsleb ....... Jeff Beaumont
Donald Bishop ....... Kramer
Jadeen Barbor ....... Mrs. Baxter
James Parker ........ Officer
Ralph Hoopes ........ Minister
Synopsis:
Baretta enters the seamy milieu of male prostitution and pornography to
investigate the death of a young hustler. [RF]

4.05 [63] Baretta: IT'S HARD BUT IT'S FAIR (verified on film -RF)
Universal-Roy Huggins prod. no. 47211
02Nov77 ABC Wed
Executive Producer, Bernard L. Kowalski
Supervising Producer, Ed Waters
Produced by Charles E. Dismukes and Alan Godfrey
Executive Story Consultant, Sidney Ellis
Written by Les Carter
Directed by Jeannot Szwarc
Director of Photography, Sherman Kunkel
Starring: Robert Blake (as Baretta)
Also Starring: Tom Ewell (Billy Truman); Ed Grover (Lt. Brubaker)
Guest Stars:
Pepe Serna .......... Rudy Carmona
R.G. Armstrong ...... Fayso
C.J. Hincks ......... Rose Butterfield
Michael C. Gwynne ... Nicky Moss
Val Avery ........... Ray Carmona
Special Guest star
Bobby Chacon ........ Danny
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Michael D. Roberts ... Rooster (recurring)
East Carlo ........... Shivers
With:
Michael Clark ........ Hitchcock
Jan Stratton ......... Nurse
Jack Lukes ........... Officer
*
also uncredited:
June Smaney ......... Rosie (uncredited)
Harvey Parry ........ Harrigan (uncredited)

Synopsis 1:
Baretta poses as the trainer of a down-and-out boxer whose owner is suspected of dealing in heroin. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Baretta helps young prizefighter Rudy Carmona and bring down a heroin operation. [RF]

4.06 [64] Baretta: BUDDY
Universal-Roy Huggins prod. no. 47232
16Nov77 ABC Wed
Producers Charles Dismukes, Alan Godfrey
Teleplay by Richard Bluel, Pat Fielder
Directed by Paul Stanley
Guest Cast:
Roger Kern .......... Buddy
J. Pat O'Malley ..... Pop Andrews
Ellen Geer .......... Susan Foster
Norman Cole ......... Art Kemper
Lin McCarthy ........ Clyde Dolan
Jane A. Johnston .... Ella
Leigh Hamilton ...... Mary
Synopsis:
A retarded young man, prone to violence, is blamed for his mother's murder. [RF]

4.07 [65] Baretta: POR NADA
Universal-Roy Huggins prod. no. 47234
23Nov77 ABC Wed
Producers Charles Dismukes, Alan Godfrey
Teleplay by Chris Lucky, Migeul Pinero / Story by Chris Lucky
Directed by Reza Badiyi
Guest Cast:
A Martinez .......... Frank
Cynthia Avila ....... Isabel
George Cantero ...... Paco
Judd Omen ........... Malo
Chu Chu Malave ...... Jesse
Abel Franco ......... Ruiz
Rita Conde .......... Mrs. Ruiz
Miguel Pinero ....... Valdez
Synopsis:
A paroled street fighter, seeking revenge for the shooting of his brother
threatens to spark a full-scale barrio gang war. [RF]

 4.08 [66] Baretta: MAKE THE SUN SHINE (title on film) (verified on film -RF)
(aka "Who can make the sunshine?" a line from the Sammy Davis Jr. song the "Candy Man")
(Note: Jason says to Scafali "so you're the Candy Man")

Universal-Roy Huggins prod. no. 47222
30Nov77 ABC Wed
Executive Producer, Bernard L. Kowalski
Supervising Producer, Ed Waters
Produced by Charles E. Dismukes and Alan Godfrey
Executive Story Consultant, Sidney Ellis
Teleplay by Robert Crais
Directed by Don Medford
Director of Photography, Sherman Kunkel
Starring: Robert Blake (as Baretta)
Also Starring: Tom Ewell (Billy Truman); Ed Grover (Lt. Brubaker)
Guest Stars:
Sydney Lassick ...... Davey Scafali
John Lisbon Wood .... Mikey
Charles Wagenheim ... Mr. Howell
Andra Akers ......... Doris Johnson
and
Scott Brady ......... Fred Johnson
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Michael D. Roberts ... Rooster (recurring)
Sharon Cintron ....... Mimi (recurring)
Betty Carvalho ....... Mrs Esteban
With:
John Ward ............ Foley (recurring)
David Yanez .......... Joe
Ina Gould ............ Old Lady
John LaMotta ......... Bartender
Rozelle Gayle ........ Jason
Paul Jones ........... Flower Shop Man
Barbara Minkus ....... Woman
*
also Uncredited:
Chino Williams ...... Fats (recurring)(uncredited)
?...... Liquor Store Owner (uncredited)
?...... Cab Driver (uncredited)
?...... Nurse (uncredited)
Synopsis:
A dealer who pushes heroin to school children is desperate for a new
connection when his old one drops him because of a rash of overdoses. [RF]

4.xx [--] Baretta: ALL THAT SHATTERS
Universal-Roy Huggins prod. no. 47227
original air date NOT KNOWN
Producers Charles Dismukes, Alan Godfrey
Teleplay by Rift Fournier, Ed Waters, Sidney Ellis
Directed by Don Medford

4.09 [--] Baretta: LYMAN P. DOKKER, FED (verified on film -RF)
Universal-Roy Huggins prod. no. 47215
07Dec77 ABC Wed (postponed from 19Oct77)
Executive Producer, Bernard L. Kowalski
Supervising Producer, Ed Waters
Produced by Charles E. Dismukes and Alan Godfrey
Executive Story Consultant, Sidney Ellis
Written by Alan J. Levitt
Directed by Burt Brinckerhoff
Director of Photography, Sherman Kunkel
Starring: Robert Blake (as Baretta)
Also Starring: Tom Ewell (Billy Truman); Ed Grover (Lt. Brubaker)
Guest Stars:
Strother Martin ..... Harris Stump/Lyman P. Dokker
Martine Beswick ..... Sonia Delas, Belly Dancer
Rick Hurst .......... Charlie
John Harkins ........ Davenpauw
and
Dick Sargent ........ Gilmartin (FBI, Stubb's boss)(brief appearance)
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Michael D. Roberts..... Rooster (recurring) (credited but did NOT appear)
Tom Ligon ........... Phelps
Melodie Johnson ..... Dr. Plethwaite
Stan Ross ........... Froggy (1st wino)
Ken Sidwell ......... Bartender
Richard Collier ..... 2nd Wino (Slick)
H.B. Haggerty ....... Hokar
with
Terrence E. McNally..... Morrisey
Gabriel Grunfeld .... Mitra (Prince)
*
Angelo Rossitto ..... Little Moe (recurring) (uncredited)
June Smaney ......... Rosie (recurring) (uncredited)
Armand Cerami ....... Officer Stanley Kowalski (uncredited)

Synopsis 1:
A Mittesque computer expert, posing as a Federal agent gets himself and
Baretta involved with a murdered Arab prince, missing emeralds and a
notorious jewel thief. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
An FBI computer expert poses as a field agent to join Baretta on a case
regarding stolen emeralds that led to murder. [RF]
 

[-] 14Dec77 preempted for "Perry Como Christmas Special"

4.10 [68] Baretta: IT GOES WITH THE JOB
Universal-Roy Huggins prod. no. 47241
21Dec77 ABC Wed
Producers Bernie Kowalski, Alan Godfrey
Teleplay by Robert Crais
Directed by Reza Badiyi
Guest Cast:
Tom Atkins .......... Vic
Cassie Yates ........ Flower
Shane Sinutko ....... Jerry
John Dullaghan ...... Cramer
Synopsis:
Baretta is overwhelmed by guilt after wounding an innocent 12-year-old
i
n a shootout with robbers. [RF]

[--] 28Dec77 preempted for two hour "Charlie's Angels" Special.

4.11 [69] Baretta: HOT HORSE
Universal-Roy Huggins prod. no. 47236
04Jan78 ABC Wed
Producers Charles Dismukes, Alan Godfrey
Teleplay by Arnold Horwitt / Story by Joshua Shelley
Directed by Don Medford
Guest Cast:
Ned Glass ........... Sam
Joshua Shelley ...... Leo
Jenny Sherman ....... Sally
James Booth ......... Bristol Bob
John Orchard ........ Timmy
Wayne Northrup ...... Dick
Gloria Stroock ...... Mrs. Outerbridge
Bob Frankel ....... Bookie
Synopsis:
A pair of elderly racing aficionados turn sleuth to track down a
stolen Thoroughbred and collect a $100,000 reward. [RF]

4.12 [70] Baretta: WHY ME?
Universal-Roy Huggins prod. no. 47224
11Jan78 ABC Wed
Produced by Charles Dismukes, Alan Godfrey
Directed by Bob Douglas
Teleplay by Alan Godfrey, Ed Waters, Sidney Ellis
Director of photography Sherman Kunkel
Guest Cast:
Anne Schedeen ....... Linda
Jon Van Ness ........ Chuck
Gerald McRaney ...... Tommy
John Ward ........... Foley
Eddie Quillan
Eloise Hardt
Harvey Parry
Synopsis:
Baretta tries to get information from a woman who witnessed a murder, but
was emotionally scarred by an attempted rape at the scene. [RF]

4.13 [71] Baretta: I'LL TAKE YOU TO LUNCH
Universal-Roy Huggins Prod. no. 47235
18Jan78 ABC Wed
Producers Charles Dismukes, Alan Godfrey
Teleplay by E. Nick Alexander
Directed by Don Medford
Guest Cast:
Clifford A. Pellow ....... Cowboy
Alan Vint ........... Jeremy
Gregory Walcott ..... Champ Brenner
Lloyd Gough ......... Judge Johnson
Bill Sorrells ....... Ben Cotter
Peter B. Kowalski ........ Matthew
Tara Buckman ........ Mary
Synopsis:
When his friend Billy is one of the hostages taken by robbers trapped
at a roadside tavern, Baretta tries to negotiate a deal between them
and a sheriff who is unwilling to concede anything because of his
political situation. [RF]

4.14 [72] Baretta: IT'S A BOY
Universal-Roy Huggins Prod. no. 47238
02Feb78 ABC Wed
Producer Alan Godfrey
Teleplay by Warren J. Worthen, Les Carter
Directed by Paul Stanley
Guest Cast:
Floyd Levine ........ Gazik
Dennis Burkley ...... Ronco
Marianne Marks ...... Brandy
Kenneth O'Brien ..... Micelli
Tracy Brooks Swope ...... Jill
Synopsis:
When a former girlfriend shows up with a baby named after him,
Baretta plans to marry her until it turns out that she is a pawn in
a power struggle between two mobs, with an assassin on her trail. [RF]

4.15 [73] Baretta: JUST FOR LAUGHS
Universal-Roy Huggins prod. no. 47244
9Feb78 ABC Wed
Producer: Alan Godfrey
director: Reza Badiyi
teleplay: Sian Barbara Allen.
Guest Cast:
Ray Bolger
Allan Rich
Dave Shelley
Robert Karnes
John Zenda
Phyllis Avery
Franco Corsaro

4.16 [74] Baretta: THE MARKER
Universal-Roy Huggins Prod. no. 47245
16Feb78 ABC Wed
Teleplay by E. Nick Alexander
Directed by Don Medford
Guest Cast:
Kathryn Grayson ..... Cameo
Madison Arnold ...... Carmine
Anthony Caruso ...... Salvador
Timothy Agoglia Carey ....... Stelardo
Madeline Stowe ...... Anna
Frank deKova ........ Dominick
Synopsis:
Family loyalty compels a friend of Baretta's to agree to kill the
man who assaulted an aging mobster's daughter. [RF]

 4.17 [75] Baretta: THE STONE CONSPIRACY (verified on film -RF)
Universal-Roy Huggins prod. no. 47223
23Feb78 ABC
Executive Producer, Bernard L. Kowalski
Supervising Producer, Ed Waters
Produced by Alan Godfrey and Don Medford
Executive Story Consultant, Sidney Ellis
Written by Adrian Leeds
Directed by Don Medford
Director of Photography, Sherman Kunkel
Starring: Robert Blake (as Baretta)
Also Starring: Tom Ewell (Billy Truman); Ed Grover (Lt. Brubaker)
Guest Stars:
Phillip R. Allen ..... Mike Parks
Lara Parker .......... Trudy
Ron Soble ............ Captain Sims
Rockne Tarkington .... Captain Johnson
Bill Fletcher ........ Lt. Paul Bradley
Lewis vanBergen ...... Internal Affairs Officer
Co-Starring:
Ron Max
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Wayne Grace .......... Miller
Beverly Hope Atkinson ... Bertha
*
also (uncredted))
....... Kramer (uncredited)
....... Bob (uncredited)
....... Marlene, girl at The Body Shop (strip joint) (uncredited)
....... Cynthia, girl at The Body Shop (uncredited)
....... Miller's henchman (uncredited)
....... 2 Undercover cops dressed as bums (uncredited)

Synopsis:
Baretta is working undercover at Vice to bring down the corrupt officers
responsible for the upsurgence of crime in that area. [RF]

 4.18 [76] Baretta: THE APPOINTMENT (verified on film -RF)
Universal-Roy Huggins prod. no. 47214
9Mar78 ABC
Executive Producer, Bernard L. Kowalski
Supervising Producer, Ed Waters
Produced by Charles E. Dismukes and Alan Godfrey
Executive Story Consultant, Sidney Ellis
Teleplay by Ed Waters & Sidney Ellis / Story by Arthur B. Lewis
Directed by Bernard L. Kowalski
Director of Photography, Sherman Kunkel
Starring: Robert Blake (as Baretta)
Also Starring: Tom Ewell (Billy Truman); Ed Grover (Lt. Brubaker)
Guest Stars:
Tom Skerritt ......... Al Brimmer
Sian Barbara Allen ... Ellen
Tom Simcox ........... Anderson
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Jerry Hardin ......... Marton
Robert Towers ........ Specks
Bryan O'Byrne ........ Herman
Sharon Cintron ....... Mimi (recurring)
With:
John Ward ............ Foley (recurring)
Lorro Gay Marlow ..... Sharon
Chino Williams ....... Fats
*
also (uncredited)
Ron de Brane ......... Music Store Manager (uncredited)
....... Jasmine (Belly dancer) (uncredited)
....... Aunt Maria *Ellen's relatives (uncredited)
....... Aunt Rosa (uncredited)
....... Aunt Majetta (uncredited)
....... Uncle Guiseppe (uncredited)
....... Langley (uncredited)
....... Officer Matthews (uncredited)
....... Two female passerbys that Anderson asked to photograph (uncredited)
Synopsis:
Baretta's cousin Ellen's dry cleaning business is held up and police
officer Matthews is shot and killed. Baretta is concerned that Ellen's
new boyfriend may have had a hand in the crime. [RF]

4.19 [77] Baretta: WOMAN TROUBLE
Universal-Roy Huggins Prod. no. 47252
23Mar78 ABC Wed
Producer Alan Godfrey
Teleplay by Robert Crais
Directed by Bernie Kowalski
Guest Cast:
Tasha Lee Zemrus ..... Ricki
Timothy Scott ........ Eddie
Woodrow Parfrey ...... Runt
Robert Costanzo ...... Kresler
Louie Elias .......... Sims
Sharon Cintron ....... Mimi
Jack Wells ........... Boss
Synopsis:
Baretta tries to help a 12-year-old girl who has run away from the
orphanage find her recently paroled father before he takes part in a jewel robbery. [RF]

4.20 [78] Baretta: THE GADJO
Universal-Roy Huggins Prod. no. 47237
30Mar78 ABC
Producer Alan Godfrey
Teleplay by Ray Hutcherson
Story by Miguel Pinero, Ray Hutcherson
Directed by Don Medford
Guest Cast:
Rudy Bond ............ Volga
Angela Clarke ........ Mrs. Volga
Rene Enriquez ........ Meyer
Patricia Hyland ...... Anne
Claudio Martinez ..... Bano
Panchito Gomez ....... Emile
Robert Viharo ........ Rodriguez
Jesse Aragon ......... Joe
Synopsis:
Baretta's young partner is ostracised by his Gypsy family for refusing
to perform an atonement ceremony after accidentally killing his younger
brother during a robbery. [RF]

4.21 [79] Baretta: BARNEY
Universal-Roy Huggins prod. no. 47250
6Apr78 ABC
Producer: Alan Godfrey
director: Don Medford
teleplay: Pat Fielder, Richard Bluel.
Guest Cast:
Sheila Larken
Sandy McPeak
John Quade
Arthur Space
Richard Adams
Robert Symonds

4.22 [80] Baretta: THE DREAM
Universal-Roy Huggins prod. no. 47251
4May78 ABC
Producer: Alan Godfrey
director: Reza S. Badiyi
teleplay: E. Nick Alexander.
Guest Cast:
Kathryn Leigh Scott
Quinn Cummings
Nicolas Coster
Bernard Behrens

4.23 [81] Baretta: THE SNAKE CHASER
Universal-Roy Huggins prod. no. 47229
11May78 ABC
Producer: Alan Godfrey
director: Reza Badiyi
teleplay: Richard Kelbaugh.
Guest Cast:
George Loros
Ron Dennis
Frank Ronzio
Sonny Jim
Steve-Allie Collura

4.24 [82] Baretta: THE BUNDLE (final episode)
Universal-Roy Huggins prod. no. 47240
16May78 ABC
Producer: Alan Godfrey
director: Don Medfore
story: Les Carter, Leonard Stadd, Toni VanHorne
teleplay: Les Carter.
Guest Cast:
Sheila DeWindt
Roz Kelly
Scoey Mitchlll
Lee Delano
Paul Pepper
Jack Kosslyn
Frank Christi

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