CTVA US Crime - "Cannon" (Quinn Martin/ CBS) Season 1 (1971-72)

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Starring William Conrad
Season 1 (CBS) (1971-72)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
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references:
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 CANNON (2hr pilot TV movie)
26Mar71
Produced by Arthur Fellows and Adrian Samish
Teleplay by Edward Hume
Directed by George McCowan
Guest Stars (in alphabetical order) (opening credits)
J.D.Cannon....................Lt. Kelly Redfield
Lynda Day.....................Christie Redfield
Murray Hamilton...............Virgil Holly
Earl Holliman.................Deputy Sheriff
Vera Miles....................Diana Langston
Barry Sullivan................Calhoun
Keenan Wynn...................Eddie
Co-Starring:(end credits)
Lynne Marta...................Girl at Holly's house
Norman Alden..................Mitchell
Ellen Corby...................Teacher
John Fiedler..................Hecker Cab Driver
Lawrence Pressman.............Cannon's lawyer
Ross Hagen ...................
Robert Sorrells ..............
featuring:
Pamela Dunlap.................Roberta
James Lydon...................Betting Clerk
Bill Joyce ...................
Wayne McLaren ................
Returned home after a three month assignment away, Cannon
finds a letter from an old friend's widow, a motel owner in
New Mexico. She is being harassed by the townspeople who
are frightened of 'outsiders' and her in particular.
Filmed at Elephant Butte Reservoir, NM, and surrounding towns.

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CBS Tuesdays 9:30-10:30pm Eastern

Produced by Alan A. Armer/ Produced by Harold Gast
Supervising Producer Adrian Samish
Assistant to the Executive Producer John Conwell
Associate Producer Paul Playdon

1.01 [--] Cannon: THE SALINAS JACKPOT
14Sep71
Produced by Alan A. Armer
w. Ken Trevey
d. George McCowan
Guest Stars:
Tom Skerrit...................Dude
Sharon Acker..................Mrs. Dude
Vincent Van Patten............John (or Sean/Shawn)
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Charles Bateman...............Lamar Hendricks
John Perak....................Howdy Briscoe
Lucille Benson................Proprietress
Lee De Broux..................Gus Lindeman
with:
Bartlett Robinson.............Hayden
Mary Gregory..................Lady Cashier
Richard Roat
George Clifton................Teller
Synopsis:
Rodeo clowns do more than clown around at the rodeo.

1.02 [--] Cannon: DEATH CHAIN
21Sep71
Produced by Alan A. Armer
w. Paul Playdon & David Moessinger
d. Jerry Jameson
Guest Stars:
William Windom................Harry Kendrix
Sorrell Brooke ...............Leon Malcolm
Stuart Moss...................Don Woodward
Special Guest Star:
Don Gordon....................Martin Eccles
Co-starring: (end credits)
June Dayton...................Susan Kendrix
Christopher Dark..............Sgt Jack Rissmiller
With:
Judy McConnell Ed Hall John Kroger
Blaine Princi Ron McIver David Thorpe
Glen Eckenroth
A complicated murder mystery involving blackmail and robbery.

1.03 [--] Cannon: CALL UNICORN
28Sep71
Produced by Alan A. Armer
Teleplay by David Moessinger & Paul Playdon / Story by E. Arthur Kean
Directed by E. Arthur Kean
Guest Stars
Wayne Rogers..................Steve
Patricia Smith................Gwen
Charles Cioffi................Marty
Joe Morass....................Dave
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Jenny Sullivan................Sharon
Karl Lukas....................Rettig
with:
Reyford Barnes................Dan O'Connor
William Vaughn................Hotwire
Irene Gilbert.................Velma
Doris Lorentz.................Waitress
Kent Hayes....................Charlie
Hijacking turns deadly and Cannon is called to investigate. Need a trucker?
Call Unicorn at 864-2676

1.04 [--] Cannon: COUNTRY BLUES
5Oct71
Produced by Alan A. Armer
w. Ronald Austin & James D. Buchanan
d. Allen Reisner
Guest Stars:
Clu Gulager...................B.J. Long
Diane Varsi...................Mrs. Hill
Joan Van Ark..................Francine Dexter
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
David Huddleston..............Jimmy Winters
Fred Rainey...................Farmer
Robert Hogan..................Pete Schroeder
Richard Peabody...............Harm
James Gammon..................Keely
Sam Edwards...................Airport Manager
Mark Hamill...................Farm Boy
Tony Cotti....................Woody Long
A western superstar crashes in his plane under suspicious
circumstances.

1.05 [--] Cannon: SCREAM OF SILENCE
12Oct71
Produced by Alan A. Armer
w. Robert Collins d. Jerry Jameson
Guest Stars
Tim O'Connor.................. Edgar Lassiter
Jason Evers....................Art Miller
Jean Allison...................Woman Doctor
*
end credits (to be verified)
Radames Pera...................Charlie
Whit Bissell...................Billingsly
Shirley O'Hara.................Mrs. Billingsly
Rudolfo Hoyos..................Capt. Manny Figueroa
Gregg Palmer...................Gunther
James McCallion................Melvin Blake
Charles Dierkop................Keegan
Carlos Romero..................Moreno
Curt Conway....................Doctor
Donovan Jones..................Director
Robert Duggan..................Man
John Lance.....................Policeman
Kidnappers fail to get the candidate's son and try again at the ballgame. The trauma has
caused the boy to be mute.

1.06 [--] Cannon: FOOL'S GOLD
19Oct71
Produced by Alan A. Armer
Teleplay by Edward Hume / Story by Bill Stratton
Directed by Don Medford
Guest Stars:
Mitchell Ryan.................Alexander Roper
Pamela Peyton-White...........Ginger
Ron Harper....................Glen
Special Guest Star:
Andrew Duggan.................Doc
and:
L.Q. Jones....................Sheriff Phil Magee
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Hal Lynch.....................Rooster Simms
Dallas McKennon...............Bucky Fosdick
Vic Tayback...................Batson
with:
Ted Gehring...................Jonathan
Robert Sorrells...............Dougall
Max Gail......................Marion Blake
Prosperity is coming as soon as the stolen money can be used,
so the town is protecting the robbers.

1.07 [--] Cannon: THE GIRL IN THE ELECTRIC COFFIN
26Oct71
Produced by Alan A. Armer
w. Robert Malcolm Young
d. Jerry Jameson
Guest Stars:
Kim Hunter....................Liz Somers
Andrew Prine..................Paul Whitney
Frank Aletter.................Jack
Lynne Marta...................Julia Lorelie aka Nicki
Signe Hasso...................Mme Alexander
With:
Eldon Quick Brian Cutler Douglas Mitchell
James Chandler Bill Ewing Roberta Brahm
Bill Erwin Ronnie Eckstine Laura Campbell
A complicated story of a mother's search for her missing daughter who does not want to be found.

1.08 [--] Cannon: DEAD PIGEON
9Nov71
Produced by Alan A. Armer
Teleplay by James D. Buchanan & Ronald Austin
Story by George Kirgo, James D. Buchanan & Ronald Austin
Directed by Don Taylor
Guest Stars:
James Wainwright..............Lt. Arthur Hartman
Brooke Bundy..................Carol Loomis
Bernard Hughes................Jack Riker
John McLiam...................Sean Loomis
Martin E. Brooks..............Lewis R. Enders
Co-Starring: (end credits)
E.J. Andre....................Van Pattan
David Bailey..................Conley
With:
Buddy Fantsari
Dani Nolan
Wadsworth Taylor
Ray Kellogg
Sue England
Chuck Hicks
Lawrence Bame
Someone framed a cop and Cannon is out to prove it.

1.09 [--] Cannon: A LONELY PLACE TO DIE
16Nov71
Produced by Alan A. Armer
w. Jack Turley d. William Hale
Guest Stars:
Harold Gould..................Nicholas Troas
R.S. Armstrong................Sheriff
Special Guest Star:
Carol Rossen..................Nina Grayson
Co-Starring:
Eric Christmas................Neely Johnson
Felice Orlandi................Cassick
Tom Geas......................Antonio
Rose Hobart...................Nina's Mother
John Calvin...................Johnny Becker
Michele Nichols...............Terry Becker
Tom Pittman...................Deputy Bill Morgan
Tom Stewart...................Guest
Cannon investigates a triple slaying that involves the
syndicate.

1.10 [--] Cannon: NO POCKETS IN THE SHROUD
23Nov71
Produced by Alan A. Armer
w. Ken Pettus
d. William Hale
Guest Stars:
Arthur O'Connell..............Judge Garvey
Linda Marsh...................Eve Nolan
Roy Scheider..................Dan Bowen
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Mary Jackson..................Mrs. Wells
Paul Mantee...................Vinnie
With:
Kelly Thordsen Dan Kemp Christopher Pennock
Chuck Morrell Paul Comi
A hermit and a missing heir figure in the investigation of a murder and embezzlement.

1.11 [--] Cannon: STONE COLD DEAD
30Nov71
Produced by Alan A. Armer
Written by Paul Playdon & David Moessinger
Directed by Seymour Robbie
Guest Stars:
Lou Antonio...................Tommy Crawford
Dack Rambo....................Bryan Gibson
Richard Anderson..............Mr. Gibson
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Don Chastain..................Lt. Turner
Robert Doyle..................Doug Ballinger
Frank Ferguson................Fisherman
Richard Van Fleet.............David Pearson
With
Joshua Bryant.................David's brother
Elizabeth Claman Richard Carlyle Carol Green
Anne Barton Jack Manning Doug Dudley
Elizabeth Claman
A young Viet Nam veteran is accused of murdering a young woman.

1.12 [--] Cannon: DEATH IS A DOUBLE CROSS
7Dec71
Produced by Alan A. Armer
Teleplay by Edward Humes & George Eckstein
Adapted fron the Novel: "Every Bet's A Sure Thing"
by Thomas B.Dewey
d. Richard Donner
Guest Stars:
Ed Nelson.....................Andy
Marianne McAndrew.............Cynthia Swanson
Simon Scott...................James London
Co-Starring:
Ken Scott.....................Carl Swanson
Charlene Polite...............Alicia London
William Bramley...............Lt. Egan
With:
Leif Garrett Donovan Jones Nola Thorp Hal Williams
Dawn Lyn Roger Mosely Don Furneaux Burke Byrnes
Ernest Anderson Wilma Francis
Cannon is hired to protect a woman and her children on a train headed for Los Angeles.

1.13 [--] Cannon: THE NOWHERE MAN
14Dec71
Produded by Alan A. Armer
w. Michael Gleason d. George McCowan
Guest Stars:
Fritz Weaver ................ Leo Kern
Lynn Carlon ................. Helen Kern
Richard O'Brien ............. Charlie
Special Guest Star:
Robert Webber ............... McMillan
with
Jeanne Cooper.................Silvia Barbiero
Barney Phillips...............Inspector Daniels
Hal England...................Capt. Holland
Colin Male....................Kirstlake
John Graham...................Benson
Thom Carney...................Mechanic
Philip Montgomery.............Lightman
Patrick Riley.................Night Guard
An accountant in a chemical company decides it is producing dangerous weapons and takes steps to stop it.

1.14 [--] Cannon: FLIGHT PLAN
28Dec71
Produced by Harold Gast
w. Robert C. Dennis
d. Richard Donner
Guest Stars:
Cesare Danova.................Sandoval
Barbara Luna..................Ana
Joaquin Martinez..............Mada
John Fiedler..................Brent
Co-Starring:
Peter Mamakos.................Vicente
Victor Millan.................Capt. Herrera
Pepe Serna....................Jose
Pablo Lopez...................Pablo
Rafael Lopez..................Jaime
With:
Roberto Contreres Pepe Callihan James Nolan
Julio Medina Ralph Server
A revolutionary leader wants to disappear and has Cannon devise a plan, but then Cannon
is threat to be removed.

1.15 [--] Cannon: DEVIL'S PLAYGROUND
4Jan72
Produced by Alan A. Armer
Written by Ken Trevey
Directed by Marvin Chomsky
Guest Stars:
Martin Sheen..................Jerry
Dan Travanti..................L.K. Ferris
Collin Wilcox Horne...........Phyllis
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Ned Glass.....................Pete Wick
Byron Mabe....................Gene Robbins
Arell Blanton.................John
John Bedford..................Fred Waner
With:
Gene Tyburn James Sikking Chuck Taylor Lenore Steven
Harriet Haindl Ref Sanchez Mickey Alzola
A disabled ex-cop is determined to exact revenge from the man who shot him.

1.16 [--] Cannon: TREASURE OF SAINT IGNACIO
11Jan72
Produced by Harold Gast
Teleplay by Paul Playdon & Bill S. Ballinger / Story by Bill S. Ballinger
Directed by Allen Reisner
Guest Stars:
Tab Hunter....................Bob Neal
Alejandro Rey.................Father Joseph
Victoria Rasino...............Lina
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Tom Pittman...................Security Guard
Tina Menard...................Housekeeper
Miguel Monsalve...............Altar Boy
Warren Stevens................US cop
Judson Pratt..................Mac
With:
Val Avery Wayne McLaren
Steve Sandor Paul Peterson Richard Angarola
An injured ex-race driver plans to take his revenge from the rest of the world.

1.17 [--] Cannon: BLOOD ON THE VINE
18Jan72
Produced by Harold Gast
Teleplay by Stephen Kandel George McCowan / Story by Ken Pettus
Directed by George McCowan
Guest Stars:
Theodore Bikel................Mike Tampa
Katherine Justice.............Meg Warren
Special Guest Star:
Christopher Connelly..........Johnny Tampa
co-starring (end credits)
Ward Wood.....................Grady
Warren Parker.................Doctor
Brad Jose.....................Proctor
Ross Elliott..................Police Chief
With:
Ivor Francis Hal Baylor
Murray MacLeod Barbara Davis
A wine maker wants to make his long lost son his heir, but is this the right man?

1.18 [--] Cannon: TO KILL A GUINEA PIG
1Feb72
Produced by Harold Gast
w. Hal Sitowitz d. Allen Reisner
Guest Stars:
Vera Miles....................Dr. Gena Adams
Michael Strong................Les Brooks
co-starring:
Steven Eudis (boy)............Lee Adams
Arthur Franz..................Steven Carr
Robert Mandan.................Dr. Dean
Geoffrey Lewis................George
With:
Frank Maxwell Paul Bryar
John Zaremba Sidney Clute Jerry Strickler
John Francis Joe Tornatore Ric Mancini
Andy Romano Kent Jarvis Wayne Taylor
Douglas Hume Alex Sharp
A woman doctor is conducting a research program in a prison and is threatened if she does
not include a prisoner who is otherwise unacceptable.

1.19 [--] Cannon: THE ISLAND CAPER
8Feb72
Produced by Harold Gast
Written by George Bellak
Directed by Lewis Allen
Guest Stars:
Keenan Wynn...................Nate Dixon
James Olsen
Jacqueline Scott..............Sally
Co-Starring: (end credits)
H.M. Wynant...................Sam Bonata
John Lasell...................Henderson
Bucklind Noah Beery...........Billie Joe
Edward Faulkner...............Ferris
Hank Brandt...................Kelly
with:
Wayne Heffley.................Kline
Paul Sorenson.................Ben
Lynette Mettey................Waitress
Glen Wilder...................Vince
A reluctant ex-bank robber is pressured into accepting one more job--a big one.

1.20 [--] Cannon: A DEADLY QUIET TOWN
15Feb72
Produced by Harold Gast
Written Robert W. Lenski
Directed by Seymour Robbie
Guest Stars:
John Rubenstein...............Larry Bolinger
John Larch....................Chief Horne
Louise Latham.................Mrs. Bolinger
Keith Andes...................Mr. Glen
Diane Hull....................Susan Glen
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Allyn Ann McLerie.............Mrs. Glen
Fred Sadoff...................Professor Walker
Russell Thorson...............Harry Smith
Frederick Herrick.............John Horne
William Hansen................Caretaker
Anne Lockhart.................Tabby
Rick Weaver...................Bishop
Peter Dawson..................Patrolman
Frightening drama about a satanic cult leader and his young followers.

1.21 [--] Cannon: A FLIGHT OF HAWKS
22Feb72
Produced by Harold Gast
Written by Stephen Kandel
Directed by Charles S. Dubin
Guest Stars:
Martin Sheen ................ Jerry Warton
Joyce Van Patten ............ Kate Werner Macklin
Percy Rodriguez ............. Robert Dalmont
Special Guest Star:
Gerald S. O'Loughlin..........Tony Woodman
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Arch Johnson..................Sheriff Tyson
Bill Fletcher.................Johnny Farinetti
Joseph Perry..................Bittner
Dean Harens...................Colonel
Jason Wingreen................Insurance Agent
Ed Lauter.....................Deputy
Doreen McLean.................Young Girl at Bar
Willie Aames..................Macklin boy
With:
Dick Crockett, Milton R. Stark, Anita Alberts, Danson Thomas
A tale involving mercenaries in an African revolution.

1.22 [--] Cannon: THE TORCH
29Feb72
w. James D. Buchanan & Ronald Austin d. Michael O'Herlihy
Guest stars:
Larry Blyden..................Phil Dobson
Anthony Zerbe.................'Doc' Immelman
Richard Carlson...............Owen McMahon
Sheila Wells..................Annie McMahon (daughter)
co-starring:
Hanna Hertelendy..............Mama Immelman
Ron Feinberg..................Ruben 'Ruby' Teague
Jonathan Kidd.................Clerk
Luanne Roberts................Elaine
Perry Cook....................Man
George Sawaya.................Enforcer #2
Michael Masters...............Enforcer #1
A clothing factory arson covers murder and the investigator covers himself as the murderer.

1.23 [--] Cannon: CAIN'S MARK
7Mar72
Produced by Harold Gast
w. George Bellak d. Don Taylor
Guest Stars:
Bradford Dillman..............Richard Alexander
Carmen Mathews................Mrs. Alexander (mother)
David Birney..................Terry Alexander
Dana Elcar....................Sam (police lieutenant)
co-starring:
Tom Drake.....................Bill Penski
Andrew Rubin..................Ben Kendall
With:
Stewart Bradley Erik Holland Lee Pulford
David Power Chuck Hicks Howard Curtis
An illicit arms dealer opposes his brother.

1.24 [--] Cannon: MURDER BY MOONLIGHT
14Mar72
Produced by Harold Gast
w. Karl Tumberg d. Seymour Robbie
Guest Stars:
Burr De Benning...............Mike Carr
Julie Gregg...................Marilyn Trent
Lynn McCarthy.................Henry Anders
Frank Marth...................Cop
Lloyd Goff....................Warden
Special Guest Star:
Mitchell Ryan.................John Slater
co-starring:
Scott Walker..................Willy Fenner
James Lydon...................Carter
Roy Jenson....................Swede
With:
Biff Elliot, Douglas Mitchell, Tom Pittman,
Hank Calia, Ted Duncan, Charles Picerni
A young con on an outside work plan is secretly serving as courier for an imprisoned syndicate
leader who is running a gambling empire, Stonehurst Enterprises, from the inside.

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