CTVA US Crime - "Cannon" (Quinn Martin/ CBS) Season 3 (1973-74)

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Starring William Conrad
Season 3 (CBS) (1973-74)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
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references:
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################## Cannon ##################
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CBS Wednesdays 9:00-10:00pm Eastern
Produced by Adrian Samish, Herman Miller, Winston Miller

3.01 [49] Cannon: HE WHO DIGS A GRAVE (2hr. episode)
12Sep73
(Filmed in Grass Valley, CA.)
Produced by Adrian Samish
Teleplay by Stephen Kandel / Based on a Novel by David Delman
d. Richard Donner
Guest Stars:
Anne Baxter...................Mayor Helen Blyth
Barry Sullivan................Sheriff Luke
Special Guest Star:
David Janssen.................Ian Kirk
Also Starring:
Murray Hamilton...............Arthur Gibson
Tim O'Connor..................Martin Ross
Louise Floyd..................Louise Gibson
Lee Purcell...................Marian Luke
*
End Credits:
Co-Starring
Martine Bartlett..............Hanna Freel
Royal Dano....................Doctor
Robert Hogan..................Deputy
R.G. Armstrong................Denning (or Banner)
*
Dabbs Greer...................Windom Salter
Jerry Ayres ..................
Lenore Kasdorf................Mrs. Cherry Benson
Cathy Lee Crosby..............Irene Kirk
Dennis Rucker ................
*
Virginia Gregg................Emma
Bill Quinn....................Ben Salter
Michael Audley ...............
William P.Clark .............
Jack Henderson ...............
Cannon finds trouble in a small cattle town when he tries to help is friend,
Ian Kirk (David Janssen) charged with murder.


3.02 [050] Cannon: MEMO FROM A DEAD MAN
19Sep73
Produced by Herman Miller
w. Robert C. Dennis d. Richard Donner
Guest Stars:
Martin Sheen..................Christopher Grant
Sheila Larkin.................Jennifer Shaw
Special Guest Star:
Robert Webber..................Barney Shaw
Co-Staring:
Corinne Cole..................Sigurd
With:
Dennis Redfield, John Carter, Regis Cordic, Lee Paul,
James Oliver, Bob Golden
According to the terms of a rich man's will, Cannon is hired to discover if any of the deceased's
heirs had a hand in his demise.

3.03 [051] Cannon: HOUNDS OF HELL
26Sep73
Produced by Herman Miller
w. Jack Turley d. Lawrence Dobkin

Guest Stars:
Geoffrey Dueul.................Kenny Harrison
Joel Fabiani ..................Carl Blessing
Special Guest Star:
James McMullen................David Harrison
Co-Starring
Ford Rainey...................Mr. Taylor
Bill Zuckert..................Father
Nancy Priddy..................? Mrs. Blessing
Trained commando dogs have killed two ex-GIs who served with
Cannon's client in Viet Nam and he wants to know who and why.

3.04 [052] Cannon: TARGET IN THE MIRROR (V)
3Oct73
Produced by Winston Miller
w. Robert Blees d. Gene Nelson
Guest Stars:
Claude Akins..................Bill Blaine
Frank March...................ADA J.L. Spivak
Alex Rocco....................Walter Colter
Julie Gray....................Lisa Stefan
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Paul Carr.....................? Harry
Hanna Hertelendy..............? Jill
With:
Laura Campbell
Gil Peterson
Larry Wilcox..................Tennis Player
Ed Hall
Larry Justin
Nick Ferrari
Patricia O'Hara
Virginia Hawkins
Cannon doesn't know that the man who murdered his client is a
police lieutenant--and an old friend.

3.05 [53] Cannon: MURDER BY PROXY
10Oct73
Produced by Winston Miller
w. Robert W. Lenski d. Robert Douglas
Guest Stars:
Anne Francis..................Peggy Angel
Lyndon Chiles.................Ray Younger
Marj DuSay...................Mrs. Farrell
Co-Starring:
Charles Bateman...............Lt. Tarcher (recurring)
With:
Ross Hagen, Jock Gayner, Charles Seel, James Nolan,
Nancy McCormick, Terry Lumley, Nancy Merwan
Cannon's client has been the victim of a clever murder frame.

3.06 [54] Cannon: NIGHT FLIGHT TO MURDER
17Oct73
Produced by Herman Miller
w. Carey Wilber d. Michael Caffey
Guest Stars:
John Vernon...................Brad Calvert
David Heddison................John Sandler
Jamie Smith Jackson...........Janet Lamson
Norman Alden..................Harry Tilden
Co-Starring:
Barney Phillips, Robert Patten,
With:
Joe Tornatore, Jay Varella, Harvey Fisher, Charles Isen,
Daxson Thomas, Donovan Jones, Paul Tulley, Rudy Diaz, John Rayborn
A plane carrying $3 million in securities is highjacked and not seen again.

3.07 [55] Cannon: COME WATCH ME DIE
24Oct73
Produced by Winston Miller
w. Herb Meadow d. George McCowan
Guest Stars:
Michael Tolan ................Gil Spender
Meg Foster....................Linda Morrow
Will Kaluva...................Mr. Arditti
John Larch....................Pete
Anna Capri....................Sharon
Special Guest Star:
Don Stroud....................Marty
With:
Eugene Peterson, Dan Barton, Gene Dynarski, Glen Eckenroth,
Jim Malinda, Helen Boll, Glenn Robards, Don Ross,
Keith Schultz, Don Brit Reid, Erik Washington, Don Carter
An escaped mental patient is looking for his ex-wife.

3.08 [56] Cannon: PERFECT ALIBI
31Oct73
Produced by Winston Miller
w. Jack Guss & Ray Brenner d. Robert Douglas
Guest Stars:
L.Q. Jones....................Sheriff Virgil Spoontz
Richard Anderson..............Byron
Tom Troup.....................Alex Whitehead
Whit Bissell..................Warden Shepherd
William Watson................Ed Murdoch
With:
Burton Gillian, Wayne McLaren, Gloria LeRoy, Jim Boles,
Rutanya Alda, Raymond Kark, Don Gazzaniga, John Gilgreen,
Hunter Von Leer, Bob Golden, Dorian Schufer
A number of burglaries occur and the suspects have 'perfect' alibis--they all were in jail.

3.09 [57] Cannon: DEAD LADY'S TEARS
7Nov73
Produced by Winston Miller
w. Steve Fisher d. Virgil W. Vogel
Guest Stars:
Dabney Coleman................Lt. Dagget
Peter White...................Dirk Allwin
Amanda McBroom................Valerie Reed
Co-Starring:
John Considine................Joe Gorran
With:
Charles Haid, Don Hanmer, Leigh Christian, Paul Camen,
Arthur Adams, George Shepherd, Tani Phelps Guthrie,
Margaret Muse, Glenn Sipes, Tina Menard, Marianna Case
The client's date with a model ends with her death, but he claims she was alive when he left her.

3.10 [58] Cannon: THE LIMPING MAN
14Nov73
w. Shirl Hendryx d. Michael Caffey
Guest Cast:
Anthony Zerbe.................Max Dolney
Jason Evers...................Jim Farragut
Richard O'Brien...............Carl Carling
Barbara Stewart...............Barbara Lynn Dolny
Vic Tayback...................Hit Man
Curt Lowens...................Clark Matthews
With:
Charles Macaulay, Joseph Perry, Buddy Pantsari, Ben Wright,
Arthur Adams, Dick Dinman, David Brandon, Patrick Riley,
Michael Palmer
The client claims there was a limping man that could clear him and get him reinstated as a cop.

3.11 [59] Cannon: TRIAL BY TERROR
21Nov73
Produced by Winston Miller
w. Larry Brody d. Robert Douglas
Guest Stars:
Simon Scott...................Judge Sumner Haynes
Mark Miller...................Benton
Ray Danton....................Dakin
Stuart Moss...................Ross Vernon
Ned Romero....................Sgt. Taggart
Keith Andes...................Len Francisco
With:
Anne Randall, Kelley Miles, Joey Aresco, Brett Parker,
Laurence Haddon, C.J.Hincks, Sam Edwards, Arlen Stuart,
William Lalley, Franceska Hilton, David Ankrum.
Buddy Ochoa, Tom Pittman, Richard Grayling
Syndicate kidnaps the judge's daughter to force him to
bring in the verdict they want.

3.12 [60] Cannon: MURDER BY THE NUMBERS
23Nov73
Produced by Winston Miller
Teleplay by Robert Blees / Story by Michael McTaggart
d. George McCowan
Guest Stars
Dina Merrill ................ Doris Hawthorne
Glenn Corbett ............... Bob Niven
Burr De Benning ............. Bill Niven
Jane Merrow ................. Gretchen Calloway
With:
Quinn K. Redeker, William Swan, Nora Marlowe, Oscar Beregi,
Ben Wright, Jerry Fujikawa, Elaine Princi, Patrick Culliton,
Harvey Fisher, Dani Nolan
A socialite's missing fiance is a blackmailing bigamist,
but is being hunted for the list of names and numbers he has.


3.13 [61] Cannon: VALLEY OF THE DAMNED
5Dec73
Produced by Winston Miller
w. Carey Wilber d. Lawrence Dobkin
Guest Stars:
Leslie Nielsen................Joe Gilbert
Corinne Camacho...............Grace Jameson
Kaz Garas.....................Martell
Special Guest Star:
Jay Silverheels...............Jimmy One Eye
Co-Starring
Wesley Lau....................Lt. Harry Wharton
Harry Lauter..................Sheriff
With:
X Brands, Robert Doyle, Charles Cyphers, Paul Sorenson,
Ivan Naranjo, Charles Isen, Donovan Jones, Johnny West,
Princess Lois Red Elk, Richard Disante, Ed Connelly
Cannon's efforts to clear one Indian of murder have him searching for a score of others who have disappeared.

3.14 [62] Cannon: A WELL REMEMBERED TERROR
12Dec73
Produced by Winston Miller
w. Robert I. Holt d. Seymour Robbie
Guest Stars:
Robert Goulet.................Capt. Mel Danvers
Davey Davison................Katie Wilson
Robert Pine...................Paul Wilson
Michael Strong................Sporting Goods Store Owner
Co-Starring
Eric Server...................Co-pilot at end
With:
Lou Frizzell H.M. Wynant Brendan Burns
Paul Comi Marcia Mae Jones Mia Bendixsen
Terrence O'Connor Jessica Rains Meg Wyllie
Susan Quick Mary Cross Ray Oliver
Toni Jannota Ron McIver Richard Delmar
An airline pilot masterminds a hijacking, then terrorizes a witness and her family.

3.15 [63] Cannon: ARENA OF FEAR
19Dec73
Produced by Winston Miller

w. Meyer Dolinsky & Collier Young d. Marc Daniels
Guest Stars:
John Marley...................Connie Corvallis
Jess Walton...................Melanie
Co-Starring:
Nick Nolte....................Ron Johnson
With:
Pat Renella, James McCallion, Reta Shaw, Philip Kenneally,
John Chandler, Sidney Miller, Dick Balduzzi, Alan Dexter,
Maurice Sherbanee, Patricia Estrin, Mark Allen, Marshall Reed,
Stephen Nardi, John Ward, George Jordan, Bob Duggan,
Steve Benson, Bennie Goldberg
The manager of a boxer convinces him that he killed a man in a barroom brawl in order to control him.

3.16 [64] Cannon: PHOTO FINISH
2Jan74
Produced by Winston Miller
w. John Hawkins d. George McCowan
Guest Stars:
Jack Cassidy..................Gen. James O'Hara
Herb Edelman..................Lt. William 'Bill' Stauss
Co-Starring:
Lenore Kasdorf................Mrs. Dunbar
Mark Roberts..................Mark Thorell
Gerald McRaney................Winston
With:
Anthony Eisley, Kathryn Reynolds, Sandy Kenyon, Laura Lacey,
Hal Williams, Jim Bohan, Ben Marino, David Dreyer,
Donald Newsome, Lucille Dare
A military mercenary hires Cannon to catch his brother's killer, knowing full well who it is.

3.17 [65] Cannon: DUEL IN THE DESERT
16Jan74
Filmed around and in Randsburg,CA.
Produced by Winston Miller
w. Robert C. Dennis d. William Wiard
Guest Stars
Joan Van Ark..................Nona
Denver Pyle...................Sheriff
Paul Brinegar.................Charlie Tompkins
James Wainwright..............Roy
With:
David Lewis, Jerry Ayres, Les Lannon, Mavis Neal, John Perak,
Natividad Vacio, George Sawaya, Paul Baxley, Lars Hensen
Cannon has amnesia and forgets about delivering the ransom.

3.18 [66] Cannon: WHERE'S JENNIFER?
23Jan74
Produced by Winston Miller
w. Phyllis & Robert White d. Gene Nelson
Guest Stars:
Pamela Franklin...............Virginia McKeller
Christopher Stone.............Rick Adante
Co-Starring:
Bill Quinn....................Houston (?butler)
Keye Luke.....................Jeweler
Ann Doran.....................Doris Kevins
With:
Russ Conway, Michael Rupert, Maxine Stuart, Hank Brandt,
David Man, Trish Mahoney, Sally Marr, John Gruber
Virginia insists her sister, Jennifer, did not die five years ago and asks Cannon to prove it.

3.19 [67] Cannon: BLOOD MONEY
6Feb74
Filmed in the San Pedro, CA harbor area.
Produced by Winston Miller
w. Stephen Kandel d. William Wiard
Guest Stars:
Peter Haskell.................Tom Barron
Perry King....................Dr. Steve Danvers
Russell Johnson...............John Romano
Special Guest Star:
Diana Muldaur.................Ava Brannigan
Co-Starring:
John Milford..................E.T. Brannigan
Nurse.........................June Dayton
With:
Kathleen Miller Warren Parker Harvey Asher
Bill Joyce Patrick Culliton Paul Bryar
Dick DeCoit
An embezzler has hidden his loot in an obvious place, but the lawyer who arranged his death can't
find it. A doctor is framed for the arranged death and Cannon investigates.

3.20 [68] Cannon: DEATH OF A HUNTER
13Feb74
Produced by Winston Miller
w. Meyer Dolinsky d. George McCowan
Guest Stars:
Edward Mulhare................Neal
Sharon Acker..................Jill
With:
Ellen Weston Michael Lawrence Tom Pittman
Herbert Jefferson, Jr. Bill Erwin Larry Watson
Jill Jaress Doug Chapin Eric Lawson
Andy Romano Bob Cunningham Gerri Dean
Lee De Broux Don Fenwick
Cannon investigates the death of an animal keeper who was
fatally mauled by a supposedly tranquilized lion.

3.21 [69] Cannon: THE CURE THAT KILLS
20Feb74
Produced by Winston Miller
w. Worley Thorne d. Seymour Robbie
Guest Stars:
Peter Strauss.................Reverend Will
Ramon Bieri...................Lt. Lancaster
Richard X.Slattery............Bucker
Andrew Parks..................Derek
Co-Starring:
Naomi Stevens.................Clippings Woman
With:
Joshua Bryant, Richard Derr, Susannah Darrow, Iris Korn,
Bryon Chung, Peter Ford, Toni Jannotta, Ted du Domaine,
Dorian Schafer, Norman Foster, Herman Poppe, Vivi Janiss
A phony faith healer kills the only witness to a murder.

3.22 [70] Cannon: BOBBY LOVED ME
27Feb74
Produced by Winston Miller
w. Joel Murcott d. Lawrence Dobkin
Guest Stars
John Cypher....................Lou Hayes
Pipa Scott....................Mrs. Eckworth
Paul Stevens..................Dr. Eckworth
Claudia Jennings..............Nan Wilson
Special Guest Star:
Collin Wilcox Horne...........Vera Lamont
Co-Starring
Virginia Gregg................Mrs. Kester
With:
Robert Deman, Hal Williams, Hal Lynch, Enid Jaynes,
Calvin Bartlett, Dirk Olthof, Al Wyatt
Cannon is looking for the murderer of a young dancer who
conned lonely women out of their savings.

3.23 [71] Cannon: TRIANGLE OF TERROR
13Mar74
Filmed in the Caribbean
Produced by Leigh Vance
w. Carey Wilber d. George McCowan
Guest Stars:
Lloyd Bochner.................Conrad Ackers
Thalmus Rasulala..............Chief Constable
Don Knight....................Walter Lavelle
Special Guest Star:
Dana Wynter...................Kathy Ackers
With:
Maidie Norman, David Frankham, Ta-Tanisha, Renny Roker,
Eric Micklewood, Peter Forster, Ricardo Brown,
Gene Whittington, Junero Jennings, Robert Campbell
A Caribbean resort is the setting for the unlikely suicide of a millionaire who supposedly
shot himself after embezzling from his own bank.

3.24 [72] Cannon: THE STALKER
20Mar74
w. Richard Newhafer d. Lawrence Dobkin
Guest Cast:
Luke Askew....................Tim Zello
Darryl Larson.................Steve Bowers
Cindy Williams................June Bowers
Russell Thorson...............Andy Summers
Lew Brown.....................Lt. Dowd
Nedra Deen....................Answering Service Operator
With:
Alan McRae, John Pickard, Biff Elliot, John Kroger,
Al Hansen, Joseph Reynolds
While on vacation at his favorite fishing spot, Cannon is stalked by an escaped murderer.

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