CTVA US Crime - "Get Christie Love!" (Wolper/Larson/Univ/ABC) (1974-75) starring Teresa Graves

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Get Christie Love! (1974-75)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Rina Fox
references:
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Wolper production (David L. Wolper)
for
ABC (Wednesdays 10:00PM ET)(Sep74-Mar75)
ABC (Fridays) (Apr75-Jul75)
Executive Producer, Lawrence Turman
Produced by Peter Nelson
Produced by Paul Mason (1st half of series)
*
Executive Producer, Glen Larson / Produced by Ron Satlof (2nd half of series)

US Police series 1974-75 pilot + 22 x 60 min episodes
(11Sep74-18Jul75)
Starring
Teresa Graves as Det. Christie Love (1974-1975)
*
Charles Cioffi as Lt. Matt Reardon (Christie's boss) (1974) (1st half of series)
Andy Romano as Det. Joe Caruso (1974) (1st half of series)
*
Jack Kelly as Capt. Arthur P. Ryan (Christie's new boss) (1975) (2nd half of series)
Scott Peters as Det. Valencia (1975) (2nd half of series)
Michael Pataki as Sgt. Pete Gallagher (1975) (2nd half of series)

*
Dennis Rucker as Det. Steve Belmont (1974-1975)

Premise:
Adventures of a Black Undercover Policewoman.


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ABC "Movie of the Week"
GET CHRISTIE LOVE!
(TV movie)(90 min slot)
Wolper Production
22-Jan-1974 ABC
Executive Producer Lawrence Turman
Produced by Peter Nelson
Associate Producer Eddie Saeta
Teleplay by George Kirgo / Based on the novel "The Ledger" by Dorothy Uhnak
Directed by William A. Graham
Director of photography Meredith Nicholson
Cast:
Teresa Graves ......... Christie Love
Harry Guardino ........ Captain Casey Reardon
Louise Sorel .......... Helena Varga
Paul Stevens .......... Enzo Cortino
Ron Rifkin ............ Normand
Lynne Holmes .......... Celia Jackson
Lee Paul .............. Max Loomis
Titos Vandis .......... Spiliolis
Tracey Roberts ........ Gwen Fenley
William Hansen ........ Dr. Shepard
Andy Romano ........... Sergeant Seymour Greenberg
Davis Roberts ......... Myron Jones
Bill Henderson ........ Sergeant Stoner Martin
Deborah Dozier ........ Amy
Darleen Conley ........ Virginia
Richard Hurst ......... Sergeant Tom Farrell
Hampton Fancher ....... Rod
Laurence Haddon ....... Coach
Byron Chung ........... Ykari
Joe DeMeo ............. Mr. Portland
Bobby Griffin ......... Walter
Ralph James ........... Patron
Sal Ponti ............. Mr. San Francisco
Russ Marin ............ A.A. Chairman
Betty Cole ............ Maid
Synopsis:
Teresa Graves stars as a shapely sleuth in Get Christie Love! Action
scenes abound as the female police detective tries to get the goods on a
huge drug empire.

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ABC Wednesdays 10:00PM Eastern

 1.01 Get Christie Love!: MARKET FOR MURDER
11-Sep-1974 ABC Wed (rerun 25Dec74)
Starring:
Teresa Graves (as Det. Christie Love)
Guest cast:
Peter Mark Richman .... Young
Howard Caine .......... Anderson
Tom Atkins ............ Peterson
Anne Schedeen
Ken Kercheval
Charles Bail
Synopsis:
Posing as a jewel thief's girlfriend, Christie infiltrates an
international robbery ring in hopes of finding the top man. [RF]

1.02 Get Christie Love!: DEADLY BETRAYAL
18-Sep-1974 ABC Wed
Starring:
Teresa Graves (as Det. Christie Love)
Guest cast:
Tom Skerritt .......... Landon
Harold Oblong ......... Carbo
John Sebastian ........ Chambers
Lyman Ward
Jason Ronard
Synopsis:
A criminal accuses Christie and her partner of accepting a bribe. [RF]

1.03 Get Christie Love!: EMPEROR OF DEATH STREET
25-Sep-1974 ABC Wed (rerun 11Apr75)
Starring:
Teresa Graves (as Det. Christie Love)
Guest cast:
Calvin Lockhart ....... Emperor
Ji-tu Cumbuka ......... Shark
Russell Wiggins ....... Cowboy
Stanley Kamel ......... Marvin
June Christopher ...... Harriet
Herb Jefferson Jr...... Howard
Dennis Fimple ......... Polo
Kenneth O'Brien ....... Dewey
Synopsis:
Christie poses as a heroin dealer in an effort to snare the wealthy
head of a vast narcotics empire. [RF]

1.04 Get Christie Love!: PAWN TICKET FOR MURDER
02-Oct-1974 ABC Wed
Starring:
Teresa Graves (as Det. Christie Love)
Guest cast:
Scott Brady ........... Marker
Quinn Redeker ......... Lester Wheeler
Dick O'Neill .......... Alex Dawson
Kenneth Tobey ......... Baker
Synopsis:
Christie's partner in a murder investigation is a gruff homicide
sergeant who doesn't think that women belong on a police force. [RF]

1.05 Get Christie Love!: DEATH ON DELIVERY
09-Oct-1974 ABC Wed
Starring:
Teresa Graves (as Det. Christie Love)
Guest cast:
Stephen McNally ....... Lucas
Alex Rocco ............ Keegan
Allan Miller .......... Carl
Robert Phillips ....... Daniels
Synopsis:
Christie assumes a criminal's identity to learn about a crime
ring's counterfeiting operation. [RF]

1.06 Get Christie Love!: FOR THE FAMILY HONOR
23-Oct-1974 ABC Wed (rerun 25Apr75)
Starring:
Teresa Graves (as Det. Christie Love)
Guest cast:
Robert Alda ........... Rico Cesari
Titos Vandis .......... Papa Caruso
Vincent Baggetta ...... Frankie Romano
Michael Keep .......... Ted Walters
William Sylvester ..... Gleason
Lee Delano ............ Eddie Manson
Synopsis:
A powerful mobster wants Detective Caruso's father to repay an old debt
by persuading Caruso to divulge the whereabouts of an informer. [RF]

1.07 Get Christie Love!: HIGHWAY TO MURDER
30-Oct-1974 ABC Wed
Starring:
Teresa Graves (as Det. Christie Love)
Guest cast:
Clu Gulager ........... Taggart
John Quade ............ Willet
Rudy Ramos ............ Dimas
Migdia Varela ......... Tina
Donna J. Anderson
Pat Corley
Douglas Dirkson
Patch McKenzie
Jack Ryland
Synopsis:
In a small town, Christie investigates a local officer's murder,
a crime blamed on two Mexican farm workers. [RF]

1.08 Get Christie Love!: FATAL IMAGE (imdb title: Fatal Damage)
06-Nov-1974 ABC Wed
Starring:
Teresa Graves (as Det. Christie Love)
Guest cast:
Jared Martin .......... Lennox
Max Gail .............. Mark Richie
Claire Brennen
Richard Lawson
Richard Rust
Robert Yuro
Synopsis:
Christie doesn't know that the murderer she is seeking is the public-
relations man who is doing a story on the police department. [RF]

1.09 Get Christie Love!: DOWNBEAT FOR A DEAD MAN
13-Nov-1974 ABC Wed (02May75)
Starring:
Teresa Graves (as Det. Christie Love)
Guest cast:
Tim O'Connor .......... O'Neil
Louise Caire Clark .... Karen Clark
Phillip R. Allen ...... Murray Gordon
Frank Sinatra Jr. ..... Vic Dayton
Michael DeLano ........ Nelson
Dianne Harper ......... Melinda
John Elerick .......... Phil Clark
Synopsis:
Christie poses as an aspiring singer to snare a sinister record-company
owner suspected of murdering his most popular artist. [RF]

1.10 Get Christie Love!: BULLET FROM THE GRAVE
20-Nov-1974 ABC Wed
Starring:
Teresa Graves (as Det. Christie Love)
Guest cast:
Eric Braeden .......... Fred White
Kevin Hagen ........... Harrison
Anne Lockhart ......... Bobbi
Leon Russom ........... Keppler
Amy Robinson .......... Sally
Marc Alaimo ........... Lucas
William McKinley ...... Coleman
Synopsis:
A hit man, supposedly killed in an auto accident, is very much alive.
He is back at work with a new face and a new assignment: to kill
Detective Belmont. [RF]

1.11 Get Christie Love!: DEADLY JUSTICE
04-Dec-1974 ABC Wed
Starring:
Teresa Graves (as Det. Christie Love)
Guest cast:
Michael Cole .......... Thomas
Dana Andrews .......... Sarge
Jack Kelly ............ Ryan
Barbara Stuart ........ Eve
Synopsis:
A psychotic police-academy dropout is executing known criminals who
have managed to evade justice. [RF]

1.12 Get Christie Love!: THE LONGEST FALL
11-Dec-1974 ABC Wed
Starring:
Teresa Graves (as Det. Christie Love)
Guest cast:
Michael J. Pollard .... Leonard Marvin
James Wainwright ...... Mike Overton
Roger Robinson ........ Casey Hunter
Linda Scruggs ......... Gina
Scott Peters .......... Valencia
Synopsis:
Christie becomes a student aviatrix in an effort to learn whether the
owner of the flying school is in cahoots with an escaped thief. [RF]

1.13 Get Christie Love!: A DEADLY SPORT
08-Jan-1975 ABC Wed
Starring:
Teresa Graves (as Det. Christie Love)
Guest cast:
Brenda Scott .......... Joan Norton
Michael Pataki ........ Gallagher
James Louis Watkins ... Doug
Tony Young ............ Officer Russell Stokes
Alexander Courtney .... Arnold Norton
Doris Dowling ......... Dr. Bussey
Eric C. Laneuville .... Jack
Paula Stoppard ........ First Reporter
Synopsis:
Contrary to orders, Christie takes on two jobs at once. She looks for a
stolen police motorcycle while on a search for a masked drugstore bandit. [RF]

1.14 Get Christie Love!: TOO MANY GAMES IN TOWN
15-Jan-1975 ABC Wed
Starring:
Teresa Graves (as Det. Christie Love)
Guest cast:
Erin Blunt ............ Boy
Warren Stevens ........ Williams
Otis E. Young ......... Jack
Synopsis:
A spunky 12-year-old boy is inadvertently drawn into his older
brother's blackmail of a syndicate kingpin. [RF]

1.15 Get Christie Love!: OUR LADY IN LONDON
29-Jan-1975 ABC Wed
Starring:
Teresa Graves (as Det. Christie Love)
Guest cast:
John Astin ............ Quinn
Steven Keats .......... Hanson
Eric Christmas ........ Thomas
Wilfrid Hyde-White .... Sir Wilfrid
Paul Napier ........... Ticket Agent
Dick Burch ............ Radio Man
Synopsis:
Christie pops up as a stewardess after an inventive smuggler forces
Captain Ryan to accompany him on a flight to London. [RF]

1.16 Get Christie Love!: MURDER ON HIGH C
05-Feb-1975 ABC Wed (rerun 04Jul75)
Starring:
Teresa Graves (as Det. Christie Love)
Guest cast:
Arte Johnson .......... Morton Perkins
Henry Gibson .......... Garber
Jo Anne Worley ........ Miss Holmes
Judy Carne ............ Miss Duke
Johnny Brown .......... Lab Expert
Gary Owens ............ TV Reporter
Walter Beakel ......... Surgeon
Richmond F. Johnson ... First Reporter
Synopsis:
Seven "Laugh-In" veterans, playing dramatic roles are reunited in a
story about a bomber who gives clues to his intended targets in
tape-recorded rhymes. [RF]

1.17 Get Christie Love!: MY SON, THE MURDERER
12-Feb-1975 ABC Wed
Starring:
Teresa Graves (as Det. Christie Love)
Guest cast:
Michael Parks ......... Barney Oblonski
E.J. Peaker ........... Connie Sawyer
Anthony Eisley ........ John Bennett
Dick Haymes ........... Farrell
Penny Santon .......... Mrs. Oblonski
Wyatt Johnson ......... O'Connor
Synopsis:
Christie pulls out all stops to keep a childhood chum fresh out of
prison from making a quick trip back. The ex-conís mother claims that heís
after the man who framed him and then stole his girl. [RF]

1.18 Get Christie Love!: THE BIG REMATCH
19-Feb-1975 ABC Wed
Starring:
Teresa Graves (as Det. Christie Love)
Guest cast:
Kenneth Tobey ......... Sheriff Baxter
Rick Jason ............ Walt Harris
Karen McMahon ......... Elaine Harris
Phillip Pine .......... Emmet Reese
James G. Richardson ... Joe Madison
Keith Atkinson ........ Robert Miles
Bobby Riggs ........... Himself
Rosemary Casals ....... Herself
Fred Holliday
Synopsis:
Tennis pros Bobby Riggs and Rosemary Casals appear as themselves in a
story about $250,000 in stolen prize money that disappears in the short
time between the robbery, when one of the robbers is killed, and his
partnerís capture in a chase. [RF]

1.19 Get Christie Love!: FROM PARIS WITH LOVE!
05-Mar-1975 ABC Wed
Starring:
Teresa Graves (as Det. Christie Love)
Guest cast:
Frank Gorshin ......... Maxwell Case
Sally Kemp ............ Ms. Fenton
Heidi Bruhl ........... Gretchen Gertweiler
Barbara Collentine .... Mrs. Anderson
Maurice Marsac ........ Jacques
Maurice Sherbanee ..... Mechant
Nick Pellegrino ....... Cemetary Watchman
Synopsis:
Christie, Ryan and Gallagher take a tour to investigate a charter
service suspected of murdering their clients in Europe and using the bodies
to cover a smuggling operation. [RF]

1.20 Get Christie Love!: A HIGH FASHION HEIST
12-Mar-1975 ABC Wed
Starring:
Teresa Graves (as Det. Christie Love)
Guest cast:
Don Galloway .......... Marty Hazard
Jaclyn Ellen Smith .... Sari Lancaster
Marjorie Wallace ...... Jennifer Gillian
Mel Gallagher ......... Jimmie
Robert Miller Driscoll ... Crocker
Woodrow Parfrey ....... Fallon
Terry Meeuwsen ........ Suzanne
Synopsis:
A particularly slippery diamond thief has an M.O. that never varies. He
works with an inside contact to facilitate the robbery, and later sells
the gems back to the company that insured them.[RF]

1.21 Get Christie Love!: A FEW EXCESS PEOPLE
26-Mar-1975 ABC Wed
Starring:
Teresa Graves (as Det. Christie Love)
Guest cast:
Phil Silvers .......... Uncle Harry
Rose Marie ............ Mitzi Trousdale
Robert Donner ......... Bernie Karp
Val Bisoglio .......... Joe Thurston
Bob Random ............ Willy Beaman
Herbert Jefferson Jr... Louis Turner
Troy Melton ........... Security Guard
Synopsis:
Sgt. Pete Gallagher's irrepressible Uncle Harry, a retirement-home
fugitive whose help on a drug-theft case does anything but further his nephew's career. [RF]

1.22 Get Christie Love!: I'M YOUR NEW NEIGHBOR (final episode)
04-Apr-1975 ABC Fri
Starring:
Teresa Graves (as Det. Christie Love)
Guest cast:
Roger C. Carmel ....... Lieutenant Radnitz
Ed Nelson ............. Charles Bettman
Karen Klein ........... Laura
Perry Cook ............ Ernie
Lilyan MacBride ....... Mrs. Thompson
Synopsis:
Christie is more than a little concerned about the woman who moved in
next door. After a big fight with a man, she suddenly moves out and then
calls Christie pleading for help. [RF]

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