CTVA US Crime - "The Feather and Father Gang" (Columbia/ABC) (1977) starring Stefanie Powers & Harold Gould

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The Classic TV Archive - US Crime Series

Stefanie Powers series:-
The Girl From U.N.C.L.E. (MGM/Norman Felton/NBC) (1966-67) starring Stefanie Powers, Noel Harrison
The Feather and Father Gang (Columbia/ABC)(1976-77) Stefanie Powers & Harold Gould
Hart To Hart (Spelling-Goldberg/ABC)(1979-84) starring Robert Wagner & Stefanie Powers
The Feather and Father Gang (1976-77)
 Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Rina Fox
references:
TV Guide / Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive

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THE FEATHER AND FATHER GANG
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Larry White production / Columbia Pictures Television
for
ABC (Mondays)(Mar77-Apr77)
ABC (Saturdays)(May77-Aug77)
Produced by Bill Driskill and Bob Mintz (episode 3 by Bill Driskill only).

US Crime series 1976 pilot + 1977 series 13 episodes x 60 min color
Starring
Stefanie Powers as Toni "Feather" Danton
Harold Gould as Harry Danton
Frank Delfino as Enzo
Joan Shawlee as Margo
Monte Landis as Michael
Lewis Charles as Lou

Premise:
Feather (Stefanie Powers), a smart lady lawyer and her con man
Father (Harold Gould) team up with his underworld friends to con, the con men.
 
'The Feather and Father Gang' theme music by George Romanis.
Director of photography Gerald Perry Finnerman

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1.00 [--] The Feather and Father Gang: TWO-STAR KILLER (60 min - on copyright notice)
06Dec1976 (rerun 23Jul77)
Written by Harold Livingstone
Directed by Seymour Robbie
Guest cast:
William Windom ....... General Northrup
Alan McRae ........... Sergeant Rollins
Andrew A. Rubin ...... Delaney
Dick O'Neill ......... Murphy
William H. Bassett ... Huffaker
Robert Casper ........ A.T. Raymond
Diane Shalet ......... Nurse
Jerry Hardin
Robert Casper
Synopsis:
Harry and Feather are on the trail of a two-star general who is trying to cover
up his past with blackmail and murder. [RF]

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ABC (Mondays)(Mar77-Apr77)
ABC (Saturdays)(May77-Aug77)

1.1 [--] The Feather and Father Gang: THE APOLOGY
07Mar1977 ABC Mon
Written by Calvin Clements Jr.
Directed by Ernie Pintoff
Guest cast:
Gene Barry ........... Generalis
Ray Danton ........... Big Jim
Bruce Glover ......... Alex
Jeff Donnell ......... Annie
Joseph Stern ......... Burke
Synopsis:
A mob-connected shipping magnet orders a hit on a friend of the Dantons.
Synopsis 2:
A wealthy shipping magnate orders a hit on a friend when the Dantons decide
a turnaround is fair play. [RF]

1.2 [--] The Feather and Father Gang: SUN, SAND AND DEATH
14Mar1977 ABC Mon
Written by Simon Muntner
Directed by Seymour Robbie
Guest cast:
Jon Cypher ........... Cooper
John Larch ........... General Scott
John Durran .......... Schumacher
Robert Doyle ......... Johnny
Tisha Sterling
Frank Maxwell
Synopsis:
The gang tries to set up a double-dealing realestate salesman who embezzled
funds and murdered his partner. [RF]

1.3 [--] The Feather and Father Gang: THE PEOPLE'S CHOICE
21Mar1977 ABC Mon
Written by George Kirgo
Directed by Bruce Bilson
Guest cast:
Sam Groom ............ Redmond
Richard Kelton ....... Colby
Elinor Donahue ....... Julie
Robert F. Simon ...... Lassiter
Joyce Jameson ........ Norma
Ted Gehring .......... Sheriff Jeffries
Synopsis:
A U.S. Senate candidate arranges his wife's murder to avoid an embarrassing divorce. [RF]

1.4 [--] The Feather and Father Gang: THE BIG FRAME
28Mar1977 ABC Mon (rerun 30Jul77)
Written by John T. Dugan
Directed by Jackie Cooper
Guest cast:
Simon Oakland ........ Cosgrove
Lloyd Bochner ........ Witney
Peter White .......... Steve
Peter Bromilow ....... Alcott
Ian Wolfe ............ Maxson
Hamilton Camp
Shirley Mitchell
Synopsis:
A friend of the Dantons' is falsely accused of killing a shady art dealer. [RF]

1.5 [--] The Feather and Father Gang: FLIGHT TO MEXICO
04Apr1977 ABC Mon
Written by Calvin Clements Jr.
Directed by Edward Abrams
Guest cast:
George Maharis ....... Sherwin
Aharon Ipale ......... Bevis
Robert Donner ........ Krutts
Edward Winter ........ Hadley
Danny Mora ........... Dominic
Robert Lupone ........ Choreographer
Russ Marin
Synopsis:
An actor vanishes after overhearing a phone call between a jewel thief and a fence. [RF]

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Moves to ABC Saturdays
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1.6 Feather & Father Gang: NEVER CON A KILLER (90 min Feature-Length Episode)
(aka "Never Con A Con")
14May1977 ABC Sat
Written by William Driskill
Directed by Buzz Kulik
Guest cast:
John Forsythe ....... E.J. Valerian
Jim Backus .......... Stanley Bunch
Marc Singer ......... Tim Donahue
Camilla Sparv ....... Lilah
Bettye Ackerman ..... Dorothy
Severn Darden ....... Cap
Angus Duncan ........ Wyatt
Eugene Roche ........ Shroeder
Edward Winter ....... Deputy DA J.C. Hadley
Hedley Mattingly .... Colonel
Monte Landis ........ Michael
James Sikking ....... Bricklaw
Loutz Gage .......... Butler
Laurence Haddon ..... Gunman
Stanley Clements .... Trainer
Cliff Norton ........ Contractor
William Bassett ..... Huff Hufaker
Ray Ballard ......... Poker Player #1
Joseph Mell ......... Poker Player #2
Alan Beckwith ....... Poker Player #3
Buddy Lester ........ Poker Player #4
*Note:
According to UCLA this was the pilot movie and aired as one of the episodes. (UCLA)

1.7 [--] The Feather and Father Gang: THE GOLDEN FLEECE
21May1977 ABC Sat
Written by Robert Dellinger
Directed by Jerry London
Guest cast:
Pernell Roberts ...... Meminger
Robert Donat ......... Tanner
Richard Herd ......... Applegate
Raymond Singer ....... Shelcon
William Bogert ....... Bricklaw
Synopsis:
A minister more zealous about greenbacks than souls murders the investigative
journalist who threatened to expose him. [RF]

1.8 [--] The Feather and Father Gang: FOR THE LOVE OF SHEILA
28May1977 ABC Sat
Written by Harold Livingston
Directed by Barry Shear
Guest cast:
James Darren ......... Praeger
Robert Alda .......... Sid
Brooke Mills ......... Sheila
Milton Selzer ........ Gardella
Maggie Wellman ....... Maggie
Synopsis:
One of Harry's old con cronies is about to be fleeced by his wife and business manager. [RF]

1.9 [--] The Feather and Father Gang: HERE A SPY, THERE A SPY
04Jun1977 ABC Sat
Written by Simon Muntner
Directed by Barry Shear
Guest cast:
Clive Revill ......... Col. James Barrington-Stone
Dennis Cole .......... Simpson
Michael Shannon ...... Richard
Edward Winter ........ Hadley
Hamilton Camp ........ Keiser
Jimmie Williams ??
Synopsis:
A young British diplomat is framed for murder by his superior, an envoy who moonlights as a free-lance spy. [RF]

1.10 [--] The Feather and Father Gang: MURDER AT F-STOP 11
11Jun1977 ABC Sat
Producers Bill Driskill & Bob Mintz
Written by Simon Muntner
Directed by Jackie Cooper
Guest cast:
Robert Vaughn ........ Winslow
Abby Dalton .......... Ruth Marks
William H. Bassett ... Huffaker
Lawrence Montaigne ... Marks
Ron Roy .............. Billy Whitecloud
Buddy Lester ......... Sid
Synopsis:
A photographer murders his partner and frames an employee for the crime.

1.11 [--] Feather & Father Gang: WELCOME HOME, VINNIE
18Jun1977 ABC Sat
Written by Mann Rubin
Directed by Barry Shear
Guest cast:
Patricia Crowley .... Lacey
Jerry Douglas ....... Dorcy
Elaine Joyce ........ Jocelyn
Ron Masak ........... Arnold
John Karlen ......... Vince
Synopsis 1:
When an ex-con is released from prison he dies in an explosion and the
police believe one of their own did it.
Synopsis 2:
A corrupt cop murders a just-released prisoner to prevent him from revealing
a stock swindle. [RF]

1.12 [--] The Feather and Father Gang: THE MAYAN CONNECTION
25Jun1977
Written by Larry Alexander
Directed by Jackie Cooper
Guest cast:
Roddy McDowall ....... Vincent Stoddard
James McEachin ....... Eli Bowman
Dick O'Neill ......... Murphy
Michael V. Gazzo ..... Gutman
John Kerr ............ Martin Stoddard
Oliver Clark
Synopsis:
A disagreement between two art dealers leads to death.
Synopsis:
An ex-con turned author is framed for the murder of a primitive-artifacts
importer. [RF]

1.13 [--] The Feather and Father Gang: THE JUDAS BUG
02Jul1977 ABC Sat
Written by Larry Alexander
Directed by Seymour Robbie
Guest cast:
Jack Cassidy ......... Bishop
Tim O'Connor ......... Styles
John Pleshette ....... Schecter
Hamilton Camp ........ Keiser
Joshua Bryant
Pitt Herbert
Synopsis:
A wealthy woman is killed by a hit-and-run car reported stolen from
a noted private eye. [RF]

[--] 23Jul77 ABC Sat - Rerun of "Two-Star Killer" (first aired 6Dec76)

[--] 30Jul77 ABC Sat - Rerun of "The Big Frame" (first aired 28Mar77)

 

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