CTVA US Crime - "The Manhunter" (Quinn Martin/CBS) (1974-75) starring Ken Howard

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The Manhunter
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Rina Fox
references:
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THE MANHUNTER
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Quinn Martin production
for
CBS (Wednesdays 10:00 PM EST)
Executive Producer Quinn Martin
Produced by Sam H. Rolfe

US Crime Drama series 1974-75 pilot + 22 episodes x 60 min
Starring:
Ken Howard as Dave Barrett
Robert Hogan as Sheriff Paul Tate
Hilary Thompson as Lizabeth Barrett, Dave's sister
Ford Rainey as James Barrett, Dave's father
Claudia Bryar as Mary Barrett, Dave's mother

Premise:
Hour-long crime show set in Idaho in the 1930's When his fiancée
is killed by public enemies Dave Barrett (Ken Howard), an ex-marine,
turns G-man/bounty hunter dedicated to their capture.

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 MANHUNTER (pilot tv movie) (90 min slot)
26-Feb-1974
Written by Sam Rolfe
Directed by Walter Grauman
Cast:
Ken Howard .............. Dave Barrett
Gary Lockwood ........... Frank Clinger
Tim O'Connor ............ Ben Marks
James Olson ............. Walt Hovis
Stefanie Powers ......... Ann Louise Marks
John Anderson ........... Aaron Denver
L.Q. Jones .............. "Crutch" Shanks
Robert Hogan ............ Sheriff Paul Tate
R.G. Armstrong .......... Henry Stratemeyer
Luke Askew .............. Max Chabriol
Marie Windsor ........... May
Synopsis:
Idaho 1933. Caught up in a bank robbery shoot out that takes the life
of his fiancee, World War One Marine veteran Dave Barrett kills one of
the hold up men. Then Barrett, taking the first step to becoming a
professional bounty hunter during one of America's most lawless periods,
decides to track down the rest of the bank robbers throughout the American
northwest, the territory of gang leader Frank Clinger

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CBS Wednesdays 10:00 PM Eastern

1.01 [--] The Manhunter: THE MA GANTRY GANG
11-Sep-1974 CBS Wed (rerun 19Mar75)
Starring: Ken Howard (as Dave Barrett)
Guest Cast:
Ida Lupino ......... Ma Gantry
Tim O'Connor ....... Ben Marks
Sam Elliott ........ Will Gantry
Don Stroud ......... Ira Gantry
Beverly Washburn ... Doreen
Don Howard ......... Jim Miller
Davey Davison ...... Cassy Flynn
Barney Phillips .... Olin Thomas
Robert Mandan ...... Arnie Olson
Patricia Mattick ... Nancy Miller
Synopsis:
Ma Gantry, the iron-willed matriarch of a family whose business
is robbing trains, gives Dave a run for his money. [RF]

1.02 The Manhunter: THE MAN WHO THOUGHT HE WAS DILLINGER
18-Sep-1974 CBS Wed
Starring: Ken Howard (as Dave Barrett)
Guest Cast:
David Hedison ...... Jeffrey Donnenfield
Mitchell Ryan ...... Bailey
Alexandra Hay ...... Terri
Ray Danton ......... Homer
Robert Emhardt ..... Anders
Synopsis:
A detective who was blinded by a gang of thieves hires Dave to help
him get revenge. [RF]

1.03 [--] The Manhunter: THE BABY-FACED KILLERS
25-Sep-1974 CBS Wed
Starring: Ken Howard (as Dave Barrett)
Guest Cast:
Michael Burns ....... Bobby Lee Dickerson
Denver Pyle ......... Sam Dickerson
Lynne Marta ......... Beth Anders
Paul Koslo .......... Tommy Wednesday
Darrell Fetty ....... Wayne Kepner
Joan Tompkins ....... Mrs. Beal
Laurence Haddon ..... Timothy Simpson
Synopsis:
Fearing for the life of his gangster son, an elderly farmer hires
Barrett to find the boy before the police can capture him. [RF]

1.04 [--] The Manhunter: DEATH ON THE RUN
02-Oct-1974 CBS Wed (rerun 25Dec74)
Starring: Ken Howard (as Dave Barrett)
Guest Cast:
Harry Guardino ..... Bert Heideman
William Schallert... Dr. Hurley
Bo Hopkins ......... Sonny Welch
William Watson ..... Fred Lummit
Robert Hogan ....... Paul Tate
Kelly Thordsen ..... Sheriff Grant
Synopsis:
A deadly encounter awaits Dave when he brings his injured father to a
small-town hospital. The place has been invaded by fugitive bank robbers
who want the local doctor to save their wounded cohort. [RF]

1.05 [--] The Manhunter: TRACKDOWN
09-Oct-1974 CBS Wed (rerun 12Mar75)
Starring: Ken Howard (as Dave Barrett)
Guest Cast:
Chris Robinson ..... Willie Cotton
Neva Patterson ..... Emma Yarborough
R.G. Armstrong ..... Sheriff Mosley
Katherine Justice .. Esther Cotton
Roy Applegate ...... Josh Cotton
Mary Jackson ....... Mary Cotton
Herman Poppe ....... George Yarborough
Bucklind Beery ..... Ed Yarborough
Synopsis:
Dave encounters a back-country feud after he tracks a bank robber to his
Arkansas home. The thief raped and killed a local girl a few years ago,
and her family wants to even up the score. [RF]

1.06 [--] The Manhunter: TERROR FROM THE SKIES
16-Oct-1974 CBS Wed
Starring: Ken Howard (as Dave Barrett)
Guest Cast:
Glenn Corbett ....... Steve Iron
Billy Green Bush .... Donald Chapman
Linda Marsh ......... Jean Chapman
Regis J. Cordic ..... Sam Corby
Harry Lauter ........ Harry Lauter
Don Dubbins
Synopsis:
Striking from the sky in a World War I airplane, cattle rustlers are killing
cowboys, depleting local hers and leaving baffled ranchers searching vainly
for horse or automobile tracks. [RF]

 1.07 The Manhunter: THE DOOMSDAY GANG
23-Oct-1974 CBS Wed
Starring: Ken Howard (as Dave Barrett)
Guest Cast:
Monte Markham ...... Maxwell
Marj Dusay ......... Lorna
Jason Evers ........ Elliot
Ramon Bieri
Dana Elcar
Russell Thorson
Robert Doyle
Jack Donner
Steven Benson ...... Factory Worker
Synopsis:
An insane ex-minister and his gang of criminals are stealing industrial payrolls
and blowing up factory machines. [RF]

1.08 The Manhunter: THE DEADLY BROTHERS
30-Oct-1974 CBS Wed
Starring: Ken Howard (as Dave Barrett)
Guest Cast:
Robert Webber ...... Newcomb
Peter Haskell ...... Wyland
Joan Van Ark ....... Victoria
Jerry Douglas ...... Proctor
Arlene Golonka
Robert Pine
James Luisi
Synopsis:
A corrupt industrialist and his politician brother set out to silence a
muckraking reporter who plans to expose their dishonesty. [RF]

1.09 The Manhunter: THE TRUCK MURDERS
06-Nov-1974 CBS Wed
Starring: Ken Howard (as Dave Barrett)
Guest Cast:
Celeste Holm ....... Clara
Fred Sadoff ........ Tolman
Patty McCormack .... Doris
Charles Knox Robinson
Sorrell Booke
Synopsis:
Dave's investigation of a friend's murder leads him to a theatrical company
plagued by bitterness, thievery and blackmail. [RF]

1.10 [--] The Manhunter: JACKKNIFE
13-Nov-1974 CBS Wed (rerun 02Apr75)
Starring: Ken Howard (as Dave Barrett)
Guest Cast:
Leslie Nielsen ..... Vince Hammond
Andrew Duggan ...... Joe Monahan
Christopher Stone .. Rick Collins
Brooke Bundy ....... Allison Collins
Richard O'Brien .... Walt Ryan
Dick Bakalyan ...... Johnny Fusco
Synopsis:
When the owner of a trucking company refuses to do business with mobsters,
the criminals retailate by hijacking his trucks and stealing their valuable cargo. [RF]

1.11 The Manhunter: THE CARNIVAL STORY
20-Nov-1974 CBS Wed
Starring: Ken Howard (as Dave Barrett)
Guest Cast:
Robert Foxworth .... Delong
Anne Helm .......... Rose
John McLiam ........ Doc Hummel
Janit Baldwin ...... Marie
Paul Carr
Synopsis:
A carnival owner kidnaps pretty teen-age girls and forces them into prostitution. [RF]

1.12 [--] The Manhunter: THE LODESTER AMBUSH
04-Dec-1974 CBS Wed
Starring: Ken Howard (as Dave Barrett)
Guest Cast:
William Smithers ... Jack Hobson
Burr DeBenning ..... Norm Hobson
Dabbs Greer ........ Harry Bell
Charles Tyner ...... Joshua Grant
Martine Bartlett.... Mady Gordon
Mark Hamill ........ Mark
William Campbell ... Sam Janiss
Suzanne Charny ..... Melissa
Anthony Charnota ... Bill Stoker
Eunice Christopher.. Dora Kenny
Synopsis:
While transporting a captured killer to prison, Dave becomes trapped in a
small town by a vicious gang led by the criminal's older brother. [RF]

1.13 [--] The Manhunter: A.W.O.L. TO KILL
11-Dec-1974 CBS Wed
Starring: Ken Howard (as Dave Barrett)
Guest Cast:
Geoffrey Deuel ...... Walt Bellows
Stephen Elliott ..... Van Phillips
Dabney Coleman ...... Sheriff Stigman
Alan Fudge .......... Ned Faucett
James Hampton ....... Lon Tyrell
Frank Maxwell ....... Colonel Foster
Kurt Grayson ........ Alex Liggett
Adrienne La Russa.... Marion Liggett
Devon Ericson ....... Jamie Bellows
Synopsis:
Dave tracks a boyhood friend, a man who has turned into a desperate
killer intent on punishing the men who raped and murdered his wife. [RF]

1.14 The Manhunter: FLIGHT TO NOWHERE
18-Dec-1974 CBS Wed
Starring: Ken Howard (as Dave Barrett)
Guest Cast:
Stephen Brooks ...... Browning
Tom Skerritt
Christine Belford
Norman Alden
John Zaremba
David Walker
Synopsis:
A once-wealthy man, ruined in the crash of 1929, tries to rejoin
the ranks of the rich by stealing a fortune in gems. [RF]

 1.15 The Manhunter: WEB OF FEAR
01-Jan-1975 CBS Wed
Starring: Ken Howard (as Dave Barrett)
Guest Cast:
Shirley Knight
Michael Baseleon ... Williams
George DiCenzo ..... Horgan
David White ........ Bullock
Bill Fletcher
Synopsis:
A network of corrupt lawmen is closing in on Dave and the murder witness
he is assigned to protect. [RF]

1.16 The Manhunter: DAY OF EXECUTION
15-Jan-1975 CBS Wed
Starring: Ken Howard (as Dave Barrett)
Guest Cast:
Bradford Dillman .... Dwyer
Bill McKinney ....... Smiley
Ed Power ............ Brice
Paul Jenkins ........ Traxler
Diane Shalet
Rhodes Reason
Synopsis:
Dave and an uncooperative Army officer track thieves who stole an Army
tank and left two soldiers dead. [RF]

1.17 [--] The Manhunter: MAN IN A CAGE
22-Jan-1975 CBS Wed
Starring: Ken Howard (as Dave Barrett)
Guest Cast:
Michael Constantine .. Warden Lewis
Greg Morris .......... Simon
John Durren .......... Jackson
James Keach .......... Reichart
Jack Dodson .......... Judge Corman
Dal Jenkins .......... Daniel Fox
Stuart Nisbet ........ Wheeler
Daxson Thomas ........ Jeff Banner
Abigail Shelton....... Ticket Seller
Synopsis:
A crooked prison warden, fearing that Dave will unearth proof of his
misdeeds, captures the detective and puts him to work on a chain gang. [RF]

1.18 [--] The Manhunter: THE SEVENTH MAN
29-Jan-1975 CBS Wed
Starring: Ken Howard (as Dave Barrett)
Guest Cast:
Darleen Carr ....... Carol
Edward Binns ....... Simon Ambler
Frank Marth ........ Lieutenant Carradine
Murray Matheson .... Major Markley
Kaz Garas .......... Harry Croft
George D. Wallace .. Martin Quinlan
Barbara Rhoades .... Laura
Barbara Collentine.. Mrs. Ruppert
Charles Briscoe .... Policeman
Dale Tarter ........ Coast Guardsman
Synopsis:
When a ship carrying six murdered men drifts into a harbor, the daughter
of one of the victims asks Dave to find the killer. [RF]

 1.19 The Manhunter: THE WRONG MAN
05-Feb-1975 CBS Wed
Starring: Ken Howard (as Dave Barrett)
Guest Cast:
James Sloyan ....... Damon
Laurie Prange ...... Marie
Cesare Danova ...... Pinio
Synopsis:
Knowing that he is the target of mobsters, a criminal sets up his innocent
brother to receive the bullets meant for him. [RF]

1.20 The Manhunter: THE DEATH WATCH
19-Feb-1975 CBS Wed
Starring: Ken Howard (as Dave Barrett)
Guest Cast:
Susan Oliver ....... Liz Butler
Collin Wilcox-Horne .... Ellie Cantwell
Simon Scott ........ Howard Cantwell
Lin McCarthy
Steve Sandor
Mark Jenkins
Synopsis:
Dave is determined to learn who triggered an explosion that critically
injured his partner. [RF]

1.21 The Manhunter: TO KILL A TIGER
26-Feb-1975 CBS Wed
Starring: Ken Howard (as Dave Barrett)
Guest Cast:
Kevin McCarthy ..... Haines
Jo Ann Harris ...... Zoe
Van Williams ....... Crawford
Janet MacLachlan ... Kathy Smith
Robert Loggia
Warren Kemmerling
Synopsis:
A controversial Southern governor hires Dave to protect him against assassins. [RF]

1.22 [--] The Manhunter: TRIAL BY TERROR (final episode of "The Manhunter")
05-Mar-1975 CBS Wed
Starring: Ken Howard (as Dave Barrett)
Guest Cast:
Woody Strode ....... Ernie Sutton
Conrad Janis ....... Dutch Weller
Allen Jaffe ........ Kobe
John Fiedler ....... Fletcher
Parley Baer ........ Bartender
Synopsis:
An ex-Navy man who spent five years in the brig blames Dave for his
imprisonment and gets revenge by kidnapping the detective's father. [RF]

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