CTVA US Crime - "Barnaby Jones" (Quinn Martin/CBS) Season 8 (1979-80)

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Starring Buddy Ebsen
Season 8 (CBS) (1979-80)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
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############## Barnaby Jones ################
############# Season 8 1979-80 ###############
############# (final season) ################
CBS Thursdays 10:00-11:00pm Eastern (22 episodes)
(counting 2 hr ep as 2)
Quinn Martin - Woodruff production, a Taft Broadcasting company
Produced by Robert Sherman
Mark Shera as Jedediah Jones JR

8.01 [157] Barnaby Jones: MAN ON FIRE
Woodruff-QM prod. no. 9011-7904 / 20Sep79
Written by Jack V. Fogarty / directed by Seymour Robbie
director of photography: William W. Spencer / film editor: Chuck McClelland / music composed by Duane Tatro
Guest Cast:
Gary Lockwood (Jim Parks)
Michael Strong (Harry Norton)
Burr deBenning (Lucas Ives)
Suzanne Reed (Cindy Mills)
Ellen Geer (Ruth Parks)
Kristine DeBell (Rita Wallace)
Woodrow Parfrey (John Wilson)
Robert Doyle (Ed Brady)
Frank Campanella (Gil Davis)
William Beckley (Christopher Alden).
When designer and co-owner Chris Alden is killed in a fire at a company producing swimwear Barnaby
investigates on Alden's life insurance policy. He meets his old friend, fire insurance agent Jim Parks,
not knowing that in the need of money to help his ill wife Parks collaborates with arsonist Lucas Ives.

8.02-8.03 [158-159] Barnaby Jones: NIGHTMARE IN HAWAII (2hr Special)
Woodruff-QM prod. no. 9011-7901 / 27Sep79
Written by Robert Sherman / directed by Michael Caffey
director of photography: William W. Spencer / film editor: Harry Kaye / music composed by Richard Markowitz
Guest Cast:
Tom Mason (Michael Spencer)
Tim O'Connor (Lt. Walt Abbott)
Devon Ericson (Toni Spencer)
Dan O'Herlihy (Philip Spencer)
Richard Lynch (Terry Shaw)
Ben Masters (Andy Spencer)
Charles Tyner (Sam Finney)
Tara Buckman (Linda Wolsey)
Lyle Bettger (Capt. Groden)
Victoria Young (Sally)
Bob Basso (Henry Doran)
Danny Kamekona (Hirito)
Michael Vedrell (Lars Jenson).
Kima Kahoano (Ivan)
Christerpher Neddels (Alex Stone)
Harry Chang (Lopata)
Larry Duran (Joe Kamani)
Bernard Ching (Jail Guard #2)
Kathy Paulo (Miss McKay)
Ed Fernandez (Custodian)
Ernest Chan (Officer Lelana)
Elissa Dulce (Hostess)
Robert Silva (Officer Daggett)
Barton McCollough (Jail Guard #1).
In order to help his friend Andy Spencer J. R. travels to Maui, Hawaii, but he experiences a nightmare:
At the meeting-place J. R. is found with a stabbed dope pusher, Andy disavows him and police Lt. Walt
Abbott finds marihuana and money in J. R.'s bag. Barnaby and Betty arrive in aid of the framed J.R.,
but due to an old grudge Abbott denies any help. J. R. succeeds in escaping from prison and tries to
meet Andy, who is killed. Barnaby finds out that Michael, Andy's brother, is involved in smuggling drugs
in pineapple boxes, competing with dangerous Terry Shaw. Toni, Michael's sister tries to save J.R.'s life.

8.04 [160] Barnaby Jones: A DESPERATE PURSUIT
Woodruff-QM prod. no. 9011-7902 / 11Oct79
Written by Norman Jolley / directed by Seymour Robbie
director of photography: Roland Ozzie Smith / film editor: Harry Kaye / music composed by Bruce Broughton
Guest Cast:
Cesare Danova (Vince Ferrari)
Jack Ging (Reporter Tom Powers, "Early Dispatch")
Geoffrey Scott (Harry Scott)
Harold Sylvester (Jim Haller)
Terrence O'Connor (Shelley Donan)
Herman Poppe (Officer Bob Cory)
Art Aragon (Fuzzy Moore)
Sean Griffin (George Gibson)
J.J. Johnston (Donan, Bartender)
Harvey Fisher (Charlie, Attendant)
John Carter (Lt. John Biddle).
Gareth McClain (Deputy)
Don Furneaux (Allen Graham).
Shortly after Betty handed over some files to boxing promoter Vince Ferrari he falls to death from his balcony.
Betty suspects murder and as a key witness she does not only meet reporter Tom Powers but is threatened by
a blonde woman, whom the prime suspect saw at Ferrari's apartment.

8.05 [161] Barnaby Jones: DESIGN FOR MADNESS
Woodruff-QM prod. no. 9011-7905 / 18Oct79
Written by Dick Nelson / directed by Dennis Donnelly
director of photography: William W. Spencer / film editor: Geoffrey Rowland / music composed by Mauro Bruno
Guest Cast:
Lynn Carlin (Mary Baines)
Julie Sommars (Amy Cameron)
William Kirby Cullen (Doug)
Richard Doyle (Alan Simmons)
Regis J. Cordic (Clark Harrison)
Nancy Conrad (Samantha)
Saundra Sharp (Nurse Denning)
Howard Culver (Dr. Webner)
Don Diamond (Charlie, Sheriff).
Unbalanced widow Amy Cameron, Barnaby's niece, is suspected to have shot Clark Harrison, but cannot remember.
After Amy's attempted suicide Barnaby analyzes her blood and finds traces of a hypnotic drug, producing
black-outs. He uncovers a scheme involving Amy's house keeper Mary.

8.06 [162] Barnaby Jones: GIRL ON THE ROAD
Woodruff-QM prod. no. 9011-7903 / 25Oct79
Written by Gerald Sanford / directed by Kenneth C. Gilbert
director of photography: William W. Spencer / film editor: Geoffrey Rowland / music composed by Don Bagley
Guest Cast:
Julie Hill (Jennifer Lawrence)
Michael Durrell (Ted Richman)
Martin Kove (Stan Benson)
Robin Strand (Randy March)
Gail Edwards (Karen Webster)
Anne Sward (Linda Rawlings)
Maidie Norman (Rose).
Sean Michael Rice (Young Man)
Alan Wedner (Balloon Vendor)
John Touchstone (Morgue Attendant).
Linda, a friend of J. R.'s from Chicago, asks him to find her run-away sister Jenny. Jenny gets into
trouble when she sees drugged rock-star Randy March and the red dress of a dead woman. J. R. tries
to protect Jenny as Randy's companions pursue the supposed witness.

8.07 [163] Barnaby Jones: INDOCTRINATION IN EVIL
Woodruff-QM prod. no. 9011-7906 / 1Nov79
Written by Gerald Sanford / directed by Leo Penn
director of photography: William W. Spencer / music composed by Ralph Kessler
Guest Cast:
Dabney Coleman (Brad Adamson)
Marshall Colt (Les Harmon)
Debi Richter (Sally Marshall)
David Darlow (Al De Paris)
Roberta Leighton (Jeanny Larkin)
Doris Dowling (Miss Kelly)
Wayne Heffley (Carl Larkin)
Danny Dayton (Freddy)
John McCann (Bartender)
Lisa Loring (Amanda Adamson).
While trying to seduce and drug young Jeanny for the white-slavery market Les Harmon and Al De Paris
accidentally kill her. Barnaby searches for her, but Mr. Adamson, owner of a lodge, seems to conceal
information. Betty, working undercover at the lodge, finds out about a blackmailing.

8.08 [164] Barnaby Jones: HOMECOMING FOR A DEAD MAN
Woodruff-QM prod. no. 9011-7910 / 8Nov79
Written by Jack B. Sowards / directed by Bruce Kessler
director of photography: William W. Spencer / film editor: Chuck McClelland / music composed by Ralph Kessler
Guest Cast:
Linda Cristal (Patricia Simmons)
Ed Nelson (Richard Gibson/ Ed Simmons)
William Smithers (Felix Jordan)
Jennifer Holmes (Kim Gibson)
Patricia Smith (Helen).
Bob Frank (Jimmy)
Joann Hicks (Room Clerk).
At the Olympic gymnastic tryouts for young Kim Barnaby recognizes her father Richard Gibson, a man
presumed dead after robbing the coin exchange ten years ago. While Barnaby is trying to find a
ghost, accomplice Jordan orders Gibson alias Simmons to get rid of the private detective.

8.09 [165] Barnaby Jones: FALSE WITNESS
Woodruff-QM prod. no. 9011-7908 / 29Nov79
Written by Paul Robert Coyle / directed by Winrich Koble.
director of photography: Bradley B. Six / film editor: Chuck McClelland / music composed by Nathan Scott
Guest Cast:
Lynnette Mettey (Leslie Jessup)
Chip Lucia (Eddie Tucker)
Robert Davi (Pete Cerilla)
Tony Eisley (Dr. Nathan Jessup)
Paul Mantee (Jay Tucker)
Mimi Lieber (Gita)
Jean Rasey (Elaine)
Monika Ramirez (Petrona Perez)
M.G. Kelly (Officer)
John Carter (Lt. Biddle).
R.D. Call (Walsh)
Deborah Chaffin (Angela Dwyer)
Jaison Walker (Eric)
Jason Laskay (Resident Doctor).
Betty's friend Leslie Jessup is raped near Webster House and identifies the first comer suspect, Eddie Tucker,
as the culprit. As Betty believes Tucker is innocent she investigates, searching for more victims and witnesses.
But the true rapist places more clues to incriminate Eddie.

8.10 [166] Barnaby Jones: SCHOOL OF TERROR
Woodruff-QM prod. no. 9011-7909 / 20Dec79
Written by William Keys / directed by Kenneth C. Gilbert.
director of photography: William W. Spencer / film editor: Geoffrey Rowland
Guest Cast:
Ed Harris (Glenn Morgan)
Alex Courtney (Milt Edwards)
Madeleine Stowe (Diane)
Michael Mullins (Peter Chestane)
Bill Beyers (Clifford Connors)
John Witherspoon (Frank Wales)
Kati Powell (Barbara {Bobby} Whitaker)
Sean Penn (Sam).
Dick Miller (Deputy Crawford)
Buddy Ochoa (Davie Collie)
Margaret Shinn (Nurse Adams)
At Fresh Start Academy, a drug rehabilitation school for young addicts, counselor Frank discovers dope
smuggling. He is killed and blamed. To find the real culprit J. R. goes undercover as "Jim Tanner",
replacement for Frank. He finds out that Glenn Morgan, another counselor, is involved.

8.11 [167] Barnaby Jones: CRY FOR VENGEANCE
Woodruff-QM prod. no. 9011-7913 / 27Dec79
Written by Robert J. Holt / directed by Allen Baron
director of photography: Richard A. Kelley / film editor: Geoffrey Rowland / music composed by Frank Denson
Guest Cast:
A. Martinez (Tony Sierra)
Carlos Rivas (Tomás Avila)
Skip Homeier (Sheriff Fred Wilcox)
Anna Navarro (Maria Avila)
Ernesto Macias (Charles Julio Moreno)
Tony Plana (Peter Sinestra)
Chu Chu Malave (Vince Figueroa)
Alberto Morin (Albert Allende)
Anna Garduño (Tina Avila).
Richard Cansino (Jimmy Avila)
Gerald Castillo (David Alvarado, Enforcement Group).
To warn their father Tom Avila masked Tony Sierra assaults Tina and Jimmy, resulting in Jimmy's death.
Tom is an early retired cop, whose enforcement group hampers the extortions of the "dominios" street gang.
His friend Barnaby prevents him from taking revenge.

8.12 [168] Barnaby Jones: RUN TO DEATH
Woodruff-QM prod. no. 9011-7914 / 3Jan80
Written by John Donley & Linda Fortney / directed by John Carter
director of photography: William W. Spencer / music composed by Duane Tatro
Guest Cast:
Patti D'Arbanville (Jessica Collins)
Claudette Nevins (Anita Parks)
Michael Lerner (Albert Krueger)
Connie Sawyer (Manager)
Eugene Peterson (Larry Collins)
Marlene Clark (Bank Clerk)
John Carter (Lt. John Biddle).
Holly Smith (Secretary/ Receptionist)
Derrel Maury (Jogger)
Pilar del Rey (Luisa)
Betty investigates as she cannot believe that her friend, theater agent Larry Collins, died from a heart attack
while jogging. She finds out that Larry had an affair with his assistant Anita, but suddenly married actress
Jessica. When colleague Krueger finds out about Anita's embezzlement, she kills him, and Jessica is the suspect.

8.13 [169] Barnaby Jones: THE PRICE OF ANGER
Woodruff-QM prod. no. 9011-7915 / 10Jan80
Written by Albert Aley / directed by Larry Elikann
director of photography: William W. Spencer / music composed by Charles Hoover
Guest Cast:
Lawrence-Hilton Jacobs (Wes Carter)
Allan Miller (George Andersen)
Lara Parker (Christine Lennox)
Pat Corley (Sam Powell)
Percy Rodriguez (Joe Frazee)
Albert Popwell (Jacklin)
John Davey (Harry Towler)
Laurence Haddon (Howard Millikin)
Michael Irving (Senator Bob Stewart)
Barbara Trentham (Newscaster).
Pamela Jones (Susan)
Rhoda Williams (Woman With Dog)
Margie Haber (Receptionist)
J.R.'s law school friend Wes Carter supplements his government grant by driving taxi. When one of Wes'
passengers is stabbed and leaves a coat with $100 000 in the taxi, suspect Wes flees, fearing racial
discrimination. J.R finds out about illegal campaign contributions to a senator.

8.14 [170] Barnaby Jones: THE KILLING POINT
Woodruff-QM prod. no. 9011-7901 / 17Jan80
Written by Robert W. Lenski / directed by Michael Preece
director of photography: William W. Spencer / film editor: Geoffrey Rowland / music composed by John Elizalde
Guest Cast:
Geoffrey Lewis (Waldon "Wally" Gannus)
Joshua Bryant (Alex Harmon)
Randi Oakes (Ursula Brown)
Beau Kayzer (Nick Fallon)
Charles Macauley (J. Latimer Kirkland)
Lester C. Fletcher (Marley Nettle)
Gary Vinson (Wrecker-Driver)
Tony Colti (Bartender Harry)
Loanne Bishop (Laurie)
Robert Miano (Hit-Man)
Anne Gerety (Woman Aid).
During his investigations to find millionaire Kirkland's girl friend Ursula P.I. Gannus is shot, because
he "knows too much". He asks his old friend Barnaby for help. Ursula steals items from Kirkland's art
collection and her accomplice Nick smuggles them. Gannus wants to get a piece of the action by extortion.

8.15 [171] Barnaby Jones: FOCUS ON FEAR
Woodruff-QM prod. no. 9011-7907 / 31Jan80
Written by Jack V. Fogarty / directed by Kenneth C. Gilbert
director of photography: William W. Spencer / film editor: Geoffrey Rowland / music composed by Lance Rubin
Guest Cast:
Kelly Harmon (Laurie)
Pamela Franklin (Gwen Haywood)
Jerry Douglas (Paul Ramsey)
Michael Baseleon (Miller)
Carl Franklin (Willie Evans)
Shauna Sullivan (Susan Ashford)
Richard John Miller (Trip Nelson)
Calvin Bartlett (Tim Collins).
Fashion photographer Gwen Haywood is assaulted by a man who steals all the negatives of her photos taken
at Rosewood Airfield and blinds her with acetic acid. Barnaby tries to restore a photo from a damaged
frame that shows an airplane that crashed. He and J.R. uncover an insurance fraud.

8.16 [172] Barnaby Jones: MURDER IN THE KEY OF C
Woodruff-QM prod. no. 9011-7918 / 7Feb80
Written by Robert I. Holt / directed by Michael Caffey
director of photography: William W. Spencer / music: Nan Schwartz
Guest Cast:
Bonnie Ebsen [Buddy Ebsen's Daughter] (Connie Hollister)
Andrew Robinson (Phil Devine)
Kip Niven (Teddy Singleton)
Fred Sadoff (Mickey Jarvis)
Kevin O'Brien (Billy Smith)
Sondra Currie (Ruby)
Jimmie Rodgers (himself)
Kay St. Germain (Martha Wallace)
Ty Henderson (Parking Attendant)
Jeff Harlan (Dan Weller)
John Carter (Lt. John Biddle).
Connie Hollister is a musician working as a waitress. Her "manager" and friend Billy goes to Singleton
and Devine Promotions to get her songs published. When they try to cheat him, he is killed Connie asks
Barnaby to find Billy, while Devine needs Connie's signature.
"Wind Song" and "Young Girl" words and music by Bonnie Ebsen and Bruce Jackson.

8.17 [173] Barnaby Jones: KILLER WITHOUT A NAME
Woodruff-QM prod. no. 9011-7916 / 14Feb80
Written by David P. Harmon / directed by Kenneth C. Gilbert
director of photography: William W. Spencer / music composed by John Elizalde
Guest Cast:
Camilla Sparv (Louise Winslow)
Peter Haskell (Steven McCarthy/ Frank Winslow)
Carlos Romero (Carlos)
Rene Enriquez (Juan Diavolos)
Victor Mohica (Renaldo)
Maria Grimm (Felicia)
Paul Comi (Harry Keller)
Kyle Aletter [Lee Meriwether's Daughter] (Irene Edwards, Bank Clerk)
Marion Charles (Donna)
John Carter (Lt. John Biddle).
On a cruise to Costa Grande Betty Jones fell for Steven McCarthy. When returning, she is told he was murdered,
but the dead one is someone else. Betty finds out that "Steven's" real name is Frank Winslow, who sympathizes
with people trying to overthrow the dictator of Costa Grande.

8.18 [174] Barnaby Jones: DEATH IS THE PUNCHLINE
Woodruff-QM prod. no. 9011-7917 / 21Feb80
Written by Paul Robert Coyle / directed by Dick Lowry
director of photography: William W. Spencer / music composed by Duane Tatro
Guest Cast:
Ed Begley, Jr. (Lindy Powell)
Virginia Kiser (Eileen Chapman)
Carl Weintraub (Dennis Shea)
Robin G. Eisenman (June Easton)
Pat Delany (Joanne Phillips Randall)
Edward Walsh (Jack La Palma)
J. Don Ferguson (Ross Chapman)
Robert Lussier (Chuck Parkins)
John Dresden (Kovic, La Palma's Driver)
John Carter (Lt. John Biddle).
The appearance of comedian Lindy Powell, friend of J.R.'s, at the Caravan Club results in a big
disappointment and a quarrel between him and club owner Chapman. When Chapman is murdered, Lindy
is the prime suspect. Loan shark La Palma also had a motive for killing.

8.19 [175] Barnaby Jones: THE FINAL VICTIM
Woodruff-QM prod. no. 9011-7920 / 6Mar80
Teleplay by Robert Sherman / Story by Robert Sherman & Philip Saltzman / directed by Robert Sherman
director of photography: William W. Spencer / music composed by Ralph Kessler
Guest Cast:
Linden Chiles (David Kingsley)
Harry Guardino (Walt W. DiAngelo)
Allan Hunt (Tom Gibson)
Hilary Thompson (Gypsy)
Laurette Spang (Lucy)
Lori Lethin (Susan Cooper)
Charles Lampkin (Benny)
Len Wayland (Joe Cooper)
Rosanna Huffman (Gwen Kingsley)
Philip Pine (Dick Denfield)
Katherine Hearne (Julia Brooks)
Bill Zuckert (Lou, Guard)
Dwan Smith (Dolly)
William Giorgio (Andy)
Barbara Perry (Mitzi)
John Carter (Lt. John Biddle).
Being on hustler heading unwittingly young Susan Cooper tries to hitch-hike, is mistaken for a prostitute
and accidentally killed by judge David Kingsley. Susan's father asks Barnaby to clear her name. During
his investigations Barnaby meets "Chronicle" reporter Walt DiAngelo, a friend of Kingsley's.

8.20 [176] Barnaby Jones: THE SILENT ACCUSER
Woodruff-QM prod. no. 9011-7911 / 13Mar80
Written by Carolyn See & Jackie Joseph / directed by Graeme Clifford
director of photography: William W. Spencer / film editor: Geoffrey Rowland / music composed by Duane Tatro
Guest Cast:
Anjanette Comer (Vivian Harper)
Robert Hogan (Roy Corbett)
Ellinor Donahue (Judy Corbett)
James O'Sullivan (Frank Harper)
Warren Stevens (Dr. Robert Mason)
Elizabeth Hoy (Darlene Wright)
Stephen Coit (Dr. Radburn)
Jackie Joseph (Grace Carpenter)
Samantha Caulfield (Jean McClure)
John Carter (Lt. John Biddle).
Stuart Nisbet (Policeman)
Clara Sturak (Clara Carpenter)
George Sawaya (Driver).
Judy Corbett works at Radburn School to help her autistic child Jimmy. This dedication ruined her marriage
with Roy. Shortly before she can meet her friend Betty she is murdered. The only witness is Darlene,
another autistic child. Betty tries to get access to Darlene's world to find out about the murderer.

8.21 [177] Barnaby Jones: DEADLINE FOR MURDER
Woodruff-QM prod. no. 9011-7912 / 27Mar80
Written by Larry Alexander / directed by Lewis Teague
director of photography: William W. Spencer / film editor: Chuck McClelland
Guest Cast:
Maggie Cooper (Jackie Luxor)
Carmine Caridi (Wells Thompson)
Roger Perry (Steve Webber)
Alex Henteloff (Al Geiger)
Dick De Coit (Curt Astin)
Stephen Brooks (David Shaw)
John Zaremba (Ralph Luxor)
Jenny Sherman (Billie Dawson)
Teri Ralston (Clara Geiger)
Robert DoQui (The Painter)
Lewis Charles (Nick Arnold)
Alice Backes (Lillian Bennoit).
John Gilgreen (Sam Touhey, Security)
Clarke Lindsley (Eddie Fearson)
When writer Al Geiger at Luxor Publishing Company reports incriminating evidence against Luxor's niece
Jackie, Steve Webber suggests him to hire Barnaby. After meeting Barnaby Geiger is found dead.  J.R.
investigates and finds out that Ralph Luxor's business advisor Wells Thompson posed as "Barnaby".

8.22 [178] Barnaby Jones: THE KILLIN' COUSIN (final episode)
(Unsold pilot movie for “Tarkington“)
Woodruff-QM prod. no. 9011-7919 / 3Apr80
Written by Norman Jolley / directed by Michael Preece
director of photography: William W. Spencer / music composed by Will Schaefer
Guest Cast:
Kenneth Mars (William Tarkington IV)
Thomas Havens (William Tarkington V, "Billy")
Lurene Tuttle (Betty's Great Aunt Emily Carter)
Mark Goddard (Roger Clark)
Lory Walsh (Karen Bigelow)
Julie Rogers (Sara Clark)
Madeleine Fisher (Jennifer Hunt)
Frank Ashmore (Donald Forest)
John Steadman (Reggie)
John Carter (Lt. John Biddle).
Betty's cousin once removed, Donald Forest, asks her to investigate the death of his father, but before they
can meet he is killed. William Tarkington IV and V, private detectives, think Betty is the prime suspect,
who wants the inheritance of her great aunt Emily. When Betty is also threatened they change their mind

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