CTVA US Crime - "Eischied" (1979-80) (David Gerber/Columbia/NBC) starring Joe Don Baker

CTVA
The Classic TV Archive - US Crime Series

Police Story (1973-77)(1987-88)    Police Woman (1974-78)  Joe Forrester (1975-76)
     David Cassidy: Man Undercover (1978-79)   Eischied (1979-80)
Eschied a.k.a. 'Chief of Detectives'
Episode Guide  compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Cindy Rumbold
references:
Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://www.us.imdb.com)


David Gerber production / Columbia Pictures Television

for
NBC (Fridays 10:00 pm EST)
Based on the novel 'To kill a Cop' by Robert Daley
Produced by Jay Daniel and Mathew Rapf

US Police series 1979-80    3 hour pilot + 13 episodes x 60 min color

starring
Joe Don Baker
as  Chief Earl Eischied
co-starring
Alan Oppenheimer as Captain Finnerty
Alan Fudge as Dep. Comm. Kimbrough
Eddie Egan as Chief Inspector Ed Parks
Suzanne Lederer as Carol Wright
Vincent Bufano as Rick Alessi

Stories of a New York police chief
original music by Roger Webb
'Eischied' theme music by John Cacavas 

################# Eischied #################
################ (pilot film) ################
##############################################

[00] Eischied: TO KILL A COP pt 1 and pt 2 (2 x 2 hours TV movie)
(UK title 'Streets of Fear')
27Aug79 and 29Aug79
produced by James H. Brown
directed by Gary Nelson
starring
Joe Don Baker .......... Chief Earl Eischied
Alan Oppenheimer ....... Captain Finnerty
guest stars
Desi Arnaz Jr.
Christina Belford
George DiCenzo
Eartha Kitt
Diana Muldaur
Ken Swofford
Joyce Van Patten

################# Eischied #################
############### season 1979-80 ###############
##############################################
NBC Fridays 10:00 pm Eastern

[01] Eischied: ONLY THE PRETTY GIRLS DIE pt I
21Sep79 NBC
written by Mark Rodgers
directed by Robert Kelljan
music by John Cacavas
director of photography: Sy Hoffberg
New York photography: Sol Negrin
film editors: Richard A. Freeman & John V. Labarbera.
guest stars
Raymond Burr (Perry Mason, Ironside)
Karen Valentine
Vincent Baggetta (Chicago, The Eddie Capra Mysteries)
Tom Ewell
Laraine Stephens
Ellen Travolta (sister of Joey & John)
James Stephens (The Paper Chase)

[02] Eischied: ONLY THE PRETTY GIRLS DIE pt II
28Sep79
written by Mark Rodgers
directed by Robert Kelljan
music by John Cacavas
director of photography: Sy Hoffberg
film editor: Jim Benson.

[03] Eischied: THE U. N. CONNECTION
prod. no. 3
5Oct79
written by Sean Baine
directed by Harvey S. Laidman
music by John Cacavas
director of photography: Sy Hoffberg
film editor: Richard A. Freeman
guest stars
Cesare Danova
John Cunningham

[04] Eischied: ANGELS OF TERROR
prod. no. 4
19Oct79
written by Frank Abatemarco
directed by Larry Elikann
music by John Cacavas
director of photography: Sy Hoffberg
film editor: Robert F. Shugrue
guest stars
Jim Backus (Gilligan's Island, I Married Joan)
Shelly Berman
Laraine Stephens

[05] Eischied: THE ACCUSED
26Oct79
Directed by Gene Nelson
guest stars
William Attmore III
Roy Jimenez
Amy Allen Karr,
David Hubbard
Joseph Sheen
Tamu

[06] Eischied: DO THEY REALLY MEAN TO DIE?
prod. no. 5
8Nov79
written by Irv Pearlberg
directed by Nick Sgarro
music by Charles R. Cassey
director of photography: Sy Hoffberg
film editor: Richard A. Freeman
guest stars
Scott Brady
Dick Gautier
Trisha Noble

[07] Eischied: THE DANCER
prod. no. 6
23Nov79
written by Sean Baine
directed by Harvey S. Laidman
music by John Cacavas
director of photography: Sy Hoffberg
film editors: David Wages & John V. Labarbera
guest stars
Christopher Connelly (Peyton Place)
Michael Pataki
Bibi Besch
Jonathan Goldsmith

[08] Eischied: WHO IS THE MISSING WOMAN?
prod. no. 7
30Nov79
written by Gene Kearney
directed by Gene Kearney
music by John Cacavas
director of photography: Sy Hoffberg
film editors: John V. Labarbera & Grant Hoag.
guest stars
June Barrett
John Dennis
Mark Russell
Bruce Kirby
Darleen Carr (Bret Maverick, The Streets of San Francisco)
Mel Ferrar
Robert Ginty (Black Sheep Squadron)

[09] Eischied: SPANISH EIGHT
prod. no. 8
7Dec79
written by Mark Rodgers
directed by Harvey S. Laidman
music by John Cacavas
director of photography: Sy Hoffberg
film editor: John V. Labarbera
guest stars
Joe Santos (The Rockford Files)
Laraine Stephens
Jerry Douglas
Richard Beauchamp
Silvana Gallardo
Aliya Moreno

[10] Eischied: FRIDAY'S CHILD
14Dec79
written by Mark Rodgers
directed by Larry Elikann
music by Charles Cassey
director of photography: Sy Hoffberg
film editor: John V. Labarbera.
guest star
Ron Masak ............ Chuck Murray
Jed Allen
Belinda J. Montgomery
Christopher Stone

[11] Eischied: FIRE FOR HIRE
prod. no. 10
29Dec79
written by Frank Abatemarco
directed by Leo Penn
music by John Cacavas
director of photography: Sy Hoffberg
film editor: Richard A. Freeman
guest stars
John Randolph
Ina Balin
Michael Baseleon
Alan Fudge
Carmine Caridi

[12] Eischied: POWDER BURN
prod. no. 11
5Jan80
written by Dallas L. Barnes
directed by Jack Starrett
music by John Cacavas
director of photography: Sy Hoffberg
film editor: David Wages
guest stars
Taylor Lacher
Richard Bradford (McGill: Man in a Suitcase)
Veronica Hamel (Hill Street Blues)

[13] Eischied: BUDDY SYSTEM (final episdoe)
12Jan80
written by Art Eisenson
directed by Nicholas Sgarro
music by John Cacavas
director of photography: Sy Hoffberg
film editors: Richard A. Freeman, Mark Melnick.
guest stars
Angel Tompkins
Joey Aresco (Black Sheep Squadron)
Ed Grover

################# Eischied #################
################## the end ##################
##############################################

Have you any comments, corrections, episode titles, air dates,
production numbers, directors, writers, story/synopsis,
guest stars, cast lists, etc?

Have you any old videos, or tv guides? Dust them off and let
us know if you have any information on this series or any other
tv series from the 1950's, 60's, 70's, or 80's , which is missing
from any episode guides on the web.

Perhaps a certain episode of a particular series coincided with
a key moment in your life, or in world events - and has left a vivid
memory of when it was shown. Let us know.

Would you like to see any other tv series guides on this site?
If so please e-mail - see Feedback below

This guide may be distributed and copied freely, in its entirety, for
personal use. All original author and copyright information must remain
intact. Any sales or other uses of this document are expressly forbidden,
without the specific consent of the author(s).

Copyright (c) The Classic TV Archive. All rights reserved.

Return to The Classic TV Archive Home Page
Feedback  -  Crime Guestbook