CTVA US Crime - "Barnaby Jones" (Quinn Martin/CBS) Season 6 (1977-78)

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Starring Buddy Ebsen
Season 6 (CBS) (1977-78)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
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CBS Thursdays 10:00-11:00pm Eastern (22 episodes)
(counting 2 hr episode as 2)
Produced by Philip Salzman
Mark Shera as Jedediah Jones JR.
Slightly different title credits.

6.01 [110] Barnaby Jones: DEATH BEAT
no. 9011-7706 / 15Sep77
Writer: Larry Alexander / director, Michael Caffey / music: Jerry Goldsmith
photography: William W. Spencer / film editor: Donald Hoskinson.
Guest Cast:
Robert Reed (DeWitt Robinson)
Katherine Justice (Libby Price)
Anthony Geary (Jim Anders /Wilson)
Anne Lockhart (Wendy Millikan)
John Carter (Lt. Biddle)
Richard Derr (Charlie Monahan)
Rolly Fanton (Margie Hall)
Brendan Dillon (Jonathan Archet)
Michael Bond (Father Michael Moore)
Donovan Jones (Steve Croyden).
Synopsis:
When Jim Anders jumps from a bridge a priest is dragged along and killed. Jim's girl friend Wendy,
watching the event on DeWitt Robinson's TV report, hires Barnaby as she doubts a suicide.
Barnaby finds out that Robinson works with manufactured news.

6.02 [111] Barnaby Jones: THE MERCENARIES
no. 9011-7705 / 22Sep77
Written by Robert Janes / director, Walter Grauman / music by Jerry Goldsmith
director of photography: William W. Spencer / film editor: James Gross.
Guest Cast;
Gregory Walcott (Colonel Folsom)
Katherine Cannon (Lucy Todd)
Mark Wheeler (Danny Corman)
Cooper Huckabee (Steve Barker / "Hobo")
Byron Mabe (Bates)
Jeanne Lange (Kate Corman)
George Wallace (Longwood)
Sheilah Wells (Noreen Silver)
George Skaff (Rachid)
James Chandler (Det. Sgt. Marley)
Junero Jennings (Otis).
Synopsis:
In his first big undercover assignment J.R. Jones tries to locate his friend Danny Corman, who
joined a private army of mercenaries in order to pay the doctor for his ill wife. With the
help of "Hobo" J.R. and Danny foil a plot to assassinate a Near East dictator.

6.03 [112] Barnaby Jones: THE WIFE BEATER
no. 9011-7703 / 29Sep77
Writer: Gerald Sanford / director, Walter Grauman / music: Robert Drasnin, Jerry Goldsmith
photography: William W. Spencer / film editor: James Gross.
Guest Cast:
Diane Baker (Pat Halston)
Alan Fudge (Glen Halston)
Michael Ebert (David Conrad)
Pat Corley (Sid Markham)
John Carter (Lt. Biddle)
David Rounds (Dr. Dover)
Walter Mathews (Lou Samson)
Ryan Listman (Al Cooper)
Richard Sanders (Joe Keller)
Synopsis:
Pat Halston seeks the help of her friend Betty as she is repeatedly beaten by her drunken husband Glen,
who is reluctant to consult a psychologist. When Pat's boss David Conrad is slain suspicion falls
on the jealous Glenn, who protests his innocence.

6.04 [113] Barnaby Jones: YESTERDAY'S TERROR
no. 9011-7707 / 13Oct77
Writer: Robert Heverly / director, Kenneth C. Gilbert / music: John Elizalde and Jerry Goldsmith
photography: William W. Spencer / film editor: James Gross.
Guest Cast:
Granville Van Dusen (R. Ed Dunslay)
Susan Howard (Frances Dunslay)
Michael Baseleon (Rudy Markham)
Charles Macauley (Lawrence Ordway)
David Darlow (Calvin Timothy Green)
John Carter (Lt. Biddle)
Lanna Saunders (Sandy Wright)
David Mauro (Howie Spiller)
Teris Wyss (Mary Jo)
Dani Nolan (Sister Mary).
Synopsis:
Frances Dunslay, married to a successful husband, is confronted with her past as a call girl when
Cal Green blackmailes her. She steals bonds from her husband's company and even hires Rudy Markham
to kill Green. Barnaby investigates to find the missing bonds.

6.05 [114] Barnaby Jones: THE DAMOCLES GUN
no. 9011-7702 / 20Oct77
Writer: Gerald Sanford / director, Leo Penn / music: John Elizalde, Jerry Goldsmith
photography: William W. Spencer / film editor: Donald Hoskinson.
Guest Cast:
Edward Power (Neal Giroux)
Lee Purcell (Peggy Giroux)
Frank Marth (Paul Buchanan)
Robert Pine (Jim Rhodes)
Augusta Summerland [aka Linda Harrison] (Jan Redbow)
Mary-Robin Redd (Candy Mason)
Maurice Marsac (Michel, Restaurant Owner)
John Carter (Lt. Biddle)
Steve-Allie Collura (Kenny Sands)
John McCann (Ray Thompson)
Wayne Heffley (Dr. Merlow)
Susan Keller (Bank Clerk)
Alain Patrick (André).
Synopsis:
When Peggy Giroux meets her brother Neal at a restaurant he mysteriously vanishes after being injured
by a hit-and-run driver. Peggy hires Barnaby to locate Neal. Jones finds out that Neal is a professional
killer who hides a gun proving his boss murdered a man years ago.

6.06 [115] Barnaby Jones: GANG WAR
no. 9011-7708 / 27Oct77
Writer: Jack V. Fogarty / director, Leslie L. Martinson / music: Jerry Goldsmith
photography: William W. Spencer / film editor: Fabien Tordjmann.
Guest Cast:
Asher Brauner (Scorpion Leader Duke Moran)
John B. Shea (Max Tate, "Magician")
Debra Clinger (Tina Wilson)
Scott Edmund Lane (Vic)
Kerry Sherman (Sherry Gordon)
Paul Comi (Sgt. Joe Dean)
Robert Perault (Tony Torres)
Virginia Leith (Mrs. Wilson)
Sean Michael Rice (Soldier Boone)
Grand Bush ("Doc" Evans).
Synopsis:
J.R. is abducted by members of the juvenile gang "The Scorpions" and forced to solve the murder
of their leader Marco within 2 days to prevent a gang war with the rivalling "Hogs". He finds
out that "Hog" leader Max has a secret romance with Marco's sister Tina.

6.07 [116] Barnaby Jones: DAUGHTER OF EVIL
no. 9011-7712 / 3Nov77
Written by Dick Nelson / director, Walter Grauman / music by Jerry Goldsmith
director of photography: William W. Spencer / film editor: Fabien Tordjmann.
Guest Cast:
Marlyn Mason (Lorette Gray)
Chris Robinson (Harry Brenner)
Morgan Fairchild (Felice Winters)
Elissa Leeds (Wendy Gray, 16 years old)
Hubert Noel (André LeClair)
John Carter (Lt. Biddle)
Dave Shelley (Grady, Bartender, Oak Lodge)
Rita George (Suzy St. Clair)
Maurice Sherbanee (Maurice Dupin)
Marguerite Chapman (Operator).
With:
Daryle Ann Lindley (Waitress, Oak Lodge)
Patrick Skelton (Guard)
Kyle Aletter [Lee Meriwether's Daughter] (Steph, Wendy's friend).
Synopsis:
While call girl Felice dines with André LeClair her accomplice Harry burglars his emeralds. Barnaby
investigates for the insurance company. Lorette Gray, owner of the answering service, refuses to
sell to Harry. Her daughter Wendy discovers about the 'business'.

6.08 [117] Barnaby Jones: THE CAPTIVES
no. 9011-7701 / 10Nov77
Written by Robert Sherman / director, Walter Grauman / music by Duane Tatro & Jerry Goldsmith;
director of photography: William W. Spencer / film editor: James Gross.
Guest Cast:
Tiffany Bolling (Gloria Godwin)
Geoffrey Lewis (Earl)
Mills Watson (Ritchie)
Charles Frank (Tom)
Eddie Firestone (Mooney)
Richard Lockmiller (Curtiss)
Raymond Kark (Joe Wiley /Gas Station)
Michael Alldredge (Deputy Sheriff Gordon)
Donegan Smith (Ron Kirkley)
George Ball (Dave /Armoured Truck)
Gary Giem (Al, Driver /Armoured Truck).
Synopsis:
Attempting to locate Gloria, a runaway wife, Barnaby goes to the small town of Las Mesas, which
is deserted due to the fair at Colverton. Earl, Ritchie and Tom plan to rob an armored car tranport.
They hold Gloria, the remaining townspeople and Barnaby as captives.

6.09 [118] Barnaby Jones: THE REINCARNATION
no. 9011-7714 / 17Nov77
Writer: Michael Michaelian / director, Walter Grauman / music: Jerry Goldsmith
photography: William W. Spencer / film editor: Fabien Tordjmann.
Guest Cast:
Salome Jens (Estelle Wilson/ Rosalynn Vickers)
Vera Miles (Diane Mangus)
John David Carson (David Burke)
Deborah White (Gwen Mortlow)
John McLiam (Sheriff Anderson)
Florida Friebus (Connie Graham)
Betty Anne Rees (Miriam Powers, Party Guest)
David Lewis (Dr. Edward Welker)
Nancy Priddy (Karen Palmer).
Synopsis:
Barnaby investigates the death of Dr. Welker, killed by a dropping flower pot at Diane Mangus'
party, for the insurance company. Diane thinks that David, the boy friend of her niece Gwen,
is the reincarnation of her husband Thomas, murdered 20 years ago.

6.10 [119] Barnaby Jones: SHADOW OF FEAR
no. 9011-7713 / 24Nov77
Writers: Margaret Armen, Alf Harris / director, Kenneth C. Gilbert / music: Jerry Goldsmith
photography: William W. Spencer / film editor: Donald Hoskinson.
Guest Cast:
Edward Winter (Paul Tierney/ Dwayne Nichols)
Lou Frizzell (Mr. Clooney)
David Gruner (Will Harper, Mute)
Buck Taylor (Foster)
Chip Lucia (Stan Evans)
Guy Boyd (Reed)
Dennis Erdman (George Haskins)
Sam Edwards (Harry Spence)
John Dullaghan (Lloyd Sampsell)
Billy McLean (Tom Jameson).
Synopsis:
While repairing the small cottage inherited from her aunt Betty is injured. She is treated by
sympathetic doctor Paul Tierney. Paul is pursued by three men who seek revenge because he
abandoned them in Vietnam. Betty becomes fond of him and tries to repay the help.

6.11 [120] Barnaby Jones: THE DEVIL'S HANDMAIDEN
no. 9011-7715 / 1Dec77
Teleplay: Mann Rubin / Story: Robert C. Dennis / director, Kenneth C. Gilbert / music: Jerry Goldsmith
photography: William W. Spencer / film editor: Donald Hoskinson.
Guest Cast:
Jenny O'Hara (Katherine Tyler)
Stacey Baldwin (Julie Tyler)
Art Hindle (Joe Bronson)
Macon McCalman (Ned Avery)
Claire Brennen (Sarah Proctor)
Don Dubbins (Sheriff Mason)
Claudia Bryar (Ellen Coogan, Julie's Teacher)
Herb Armstrong (Dave Dufferin)
Robert Nathan (Donald Wilson)
Kevin McKenzie (Ben Dufferin).
Synopsis:
Barnaby investigates the fatal accident of an insurant with double indemnity clause and meets
twelve-year-old Julie Tyler, who predicted the death. When Julie tells Barnaby that missing
Ferris is also dead, her mother suspects she is in league with the devil.

6.12 [121] Barnaby Jones: PRISONER OF DECEIT
no. 9011-7704 / 15Dec77
Written by Marc Brandel / director, Leo Penn / music by Nelson Riddle & Jerry Goldsmith
director of photography: Harry May / film editor: Donald Hoskinson.
Guest Cast:
Laurie Prange (Tracy Wilde)
John Reilly (Steve Crandall)
Robert Mandan (Godfrey Wilde)
Neva Patterson (Lillian Enright)
Jack Stauffer (Jack Crandall)
John Beal (Stanley Long)
Royce Wallace (Selma Lawrence)
Janice Carroll (Mrs. Ross).
Synopsis:
Barnaby is hired solve the death of Jack Crandall who had an affair with young Tracy Wilde.
Barnaby finds out that Jack suspected Tracy's considerably older husband Godfrey to be
involved in the death of Tracy's wealthy father during a fire twelve years ago.

6.13 [122] Barnaby Jones: DEADLY HOMECOMING
no. 9011-7711 / 22Dec77
Written by Arthur Bernard Lewis / Director, Joe Manduke / music by Jerry Goldsmith
director of photography: William W. Spencer / film editor: Donald Hoskinson.
Guest Cast:
James Carroll Jordan (Michael Sandell)
A. Martinez (Tomás Aguilar)
Cynthia Avila (Linda Aguilar)
Taylor Lacher (Sheriff Simmons)
Ford Rainey (Carmine Sandell)
Russell Thorson (Dr. Sloane)
Roberta Leighton (Donna Morgan)
Richard Doughty (Nick Sandell)
Stephen Johnson (Joe Sandell)
Abel Franco (Victor Cortez)
Synopsis:
An old friend, Carmine Sandell, asks Barnaby to find out why his son Joe was killed.
When Joe's brother Nick is put to death, too, Tomás Aguilar becomes prime suspect. His
sister Linda, just returned to L.A., was once drugged and raped by the young Sandells.

6.14 [123] Barnaby Jones: CHILD OF DANGER
no. 9011-7709 / 29Dec77
Written by Mann Rubin / director, Michael Caffey / music by Jerry Goldsmith
director of photography: William W. Spencer / film editor: Donald Hoskinson.
Guest Cast:
Michael Hershewe (Charlie Hopkins, 9 years old)
Roger Perry (Don Hopkins)
Charles Cyphers (Jimmy Dorset)
John Kerry (Nick Reynolds)
Annina Minotto (Lady Cop)
Than Wyenn (Vince Mercer).
With:
Michael Masters (2nd Guard)
Peter Forster (Waiter)
Thom Carney (Proprietor)
Paul Sorensen (Guard).
Synopsis:
Don Hopkins, a friend from college, invites Betty for lunch and then suddenly disappears,
leaving his son Charlie into her custody. Two ex-fellow prisoners, Jim and Nick, force
Don to join them in robbing a coin exchange. Charlie gives Betty clues to locate Don.

6.15 [124] Barnaby Jones: THE SCAPEGOAT
no. 9011-7710 / 5Jan78
Written by William Keys / director, Walter Grauman / music by Jerry Goldsmith
director of photography: William W. Spencer / film editor: Fabien Tordjmann.
Guest Cast:
Bernard Barrow (Gordon Lassiter)
Andrew Parks (Dewey Lassiter)
John Getz (Walter Alberts)
John Karlen (Easy Eddie)
John Carter (Lt. Biddle)
Laurel Barnett (June Nelson)
John Gilgreen (Smithers)
Lillah McCarthy (Nancy Bracken)
Joan Roberts (Cindy Stevens)
Mary Patton (Louise Dalton).
Synopsis:
When discovered while robbing a coin collection Dewey Lassiter, a cocaine addict, kills June.
Prime suspect is J.R.'s law school class mate Walt, June's boy friend. To protect his
guilty son, famous attorney Gordon Lassiter offers to defend Walt, but frames him.

6.16 [125] Barnaby Jones: A RANSOM IN DIAMONDS
(Intended as pilot movie for a series: "Donaldson and Street")
no. 9011-7716 / 12Jan78
Written by Gerald Sanford / director, Walter Grauman / music by Jerry Goldsmith
director of photography: William W. Spencer / film editor: Fabien Tordjmann.
Guest Cast:
Sam Weisman (Stanley Donaldson, Private Detective)
Felton Perry (Alexander Street, Attorney)
Dennis Patrick (Warren Christie, Diamond Stock Manager)
Vincent Baggetta (Dave Harmon, Security Guard)
Darrell Fetty (Woody March)
Carl Weintraub (Bo Harper)
Fawne Harriman (Andrea Christie)
Chip Fields (Kelly Johnson)
Byron Morrow (Keith Milland)
Rozelle Gayle (Rambo, at Jazz Club)
Jim Bohan (Pete Grannis, Bartender).
With:
Sharon Thomas (Barbara)
Gayle Gannes (Gloria)
Doug Hume (Doorman).
Synopsis:
Warren Christie, manager of a jewelry store, steals several diamonds to ransom his abducted
wife but when Stan Donaldson tries to deliver the gems they are robbed. Barnaby investigates
for the insurance company and offers his help for a second delivery.

6.17 [126] Barnaby Jones: PRIME TARGET
no. 9011-7717 / 19Jan78
Writer: Robert Janes / director, Michael Preece / music: Jerry Goldsmith
photography: William W. Spencer / film editor: Donald Hoskinson
Guest Cast:
Christopher Stone (Jack)
Rebecca Balding (Maggie Revel)
Charles Bateman (Herb Porter)
John Carter (Lt. Biddle)
Carole Tru Foster (Ginger)
Barney McFadden (Wyatt Perry)
Frank Ashmore (Ted Goff)
Elaine Princi (Jane Marshall, Maggie's Friend)
Synopsis:
Working under cover J.R. tries to befriend Maggie Revel, a young woman just released from prison.
Barnaby and J.R. hope she will lead them to her boy friend Jack and to $400 000 from a robbery.
But Jack's betrayed accomplice is also looking for the money.

6.18-6.19 [127-128] Barnaby Jones: FINAL JUDGMENT (2hrs)
no. 9012-7701 / 26Jan78
Writer: Gerald Sanford / director, Walter Grauman / music: Jerry Goldsmith
photography: William W. Spencer / film editor: Donald Hoskinson.
Guest Cast:
Dabney Coleman (Ted Sayers)
Bradford Dillman (Gordon Kingman)
Marj Dusay (Jennifer Allen/ Rhodes)
Sherry Jackson (Erica Hughes)
Susan Sullivan (Linda Gates)
Robert Webber (Gene Gates)
Gina Alvarado (Maid at Motel)
Hank Brandt (Dan Rhodes)
John Carter (Lt. Biddle)
Jill Choder (Hayley Winters, Witness)
Tony Colti (Mike Wolfe)
Hal England (Phil Anderson, Reporter)
Eugene Peterson (Leo Krell)
With:
Carl Mathis Craig (Taxi Cab Driver)
John Davey (Officer Portland)
Kathleen Doyle (Millie, Gates' Maid)
Harvey Fisher (Waiter)
Bill Meigs (Banker)
Steve Shaw (Stevie Sayers)
Artie Spain (Joe)
Synopsis:
Shortly before leaving for a fishing trip Barnaby gets a telephone call from a desperate Jennifer Rhodes,
whose husband was convicted of kidnapping the Sayers' child eleven years ago due to Barnaby's testimony.
Barnaby can rescue her from an attempted suicide. Feeling guilty, he tries to locate a witness for the
defense but when the girl Hayley is murdered Barnaby is shattered. He finds out that Gates, a former
police detective, covered up for the kidnappers. During a shooting Gates is seriously injured by Barnaby,
but his current boss Kingman doesn't show much efforts to help him.

6.20 [129] Barnaby Jones: UNINVITED PERIL
no. 9011-7719 / 2Feb78
Written and Directed by Robert Sherman / music by Jerry Goldsmith
director of photography: William W. Spencer / Film editor: Donald Hoskinson.
Guest Cast:
Jacqueline Scott (Verna Compton/ "Davis")
Michael Strong (Stuart Compton/ "Davis")
Michael Horton (Duane Pierson)
Lisle Wilson (David Oxford, Medic)
Lee Bryant (Miss Ross, Nurse)
Dick Bakalyan (Winchell)
John Carter (Lt. Biddle).
Synopsis:
A desperate mother, Verna Davis, requests Betty's help to find her missing son, Duane. Betty does
not know that he is an escaped criminally insane killer. She locates Duane, who is seriously
injured by a bullet. Verna abducts a doctor and forces him to help.

6.21 [130] Barnaby Jones: TERROR ON A QUIET AFTERNOON
no. 9011-7720 / 9Feb78
Written by Jack V. Fogarty / directed by Walter Grauman / music by Jerry Goldsmith
director of photography: William W. Spencer / film editor: Donald Hoskinson.
Guest Cast:
Dee Wallace (Amy Vickers)
John de Lancie (Mitchell Grady II)
Elliott Street (Felix)
Chris Mulkey (Curt Davis)
Laurence Haddon (George Vickers)
Randolph Roberts (Deputy Pete Holden)
Chris Dickinson (Linda Parker)
Glenn Sipes (Al Taylor).
Synopsis:
Amy Vickers is harassed by rejected admirer Mitchell Grady II and calls Barnaby for help.
When J.R. accompanies Amy to visit her father at the hospital they end up in a nightmare:
After a car pursuit they hide in a cabin and Mitch throws incendiary bombs.

6.22 [131] Barnaby Jones: THE CORONADO TRIANGLE
no. 9011-7718 / 2Mar78
Teleplay: Norman Jolley / Story: Brigitt & Jon Christiansen / director, Walter Grauman / music: Jerry Goldsmith
photography: William W. Spencer / film editor: Fabien Tordjmann.
Guest Cast:
Bonnie Ebsen [Buddy Ebsen's Daughter] (Dawn Carlson)
Charles Siebert (Gary Brock)
Michael Zaslow (Sheldon Lloyd)
Alex Colon (José)
Len Wayland (Glen Wilcox)
Denny Miller (Dixon)
Pamela Murphy (Mary Lloyd)
Robert Patten (Dr. Lincoln Bishop)
Read Morgan (Skipper)
Clint Young (Fred Hines)
Jeanne Bates (Martha Hines)
Stephen Coit (Member).
Synopsis:
Barnaby goes to San Diego to help Glen Wilcox who suspects that several yachts that disappeared in
the "Coronado Triangle" were hijacked. Dawn, only survivor of a recent disaster, claims to have
seen a giant whirlpool. She covers Lloyd, one of the highjackers.

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