CTVA US Crime - "Mannix" (Paramount/CBS) Season 8 (1974-75)

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Season 8 (1974-75)
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


################# Mannix ###################
############## season 8 1974-75 ##############
############### (final season) ###############
(24 episodes)
CBS (Sundays 9:30 pm EST)

8.1 [171] Mannix: PORTRAIT IN BLUES
22Sep1974 CBS Sun
written by
directed by
guest stars
Larry Storch as Wing Dobson
Gail Bryant Cameron as Jane Peterson
William Sargent as Dr. Galloway
Robyn Millan as Susan
Barry Gordon as Todd Corvin
James Greene as Walcott
Stanley Adams
Bruce Scott as Singer
Richard Milford as Singer
Kim Milford as Singer
Mannix investigates the attempted murder of a singer in a successful rock duo. [RF]

8.2 [--] Mannix: GAME PLAN
29Sep1974 CBS Sun
written by
directed by
guest stars
Jay Hammer
James Olson
Rue McClanahan
Norman Alden
Jane Actman
Mannix searches for his kidnapped goddaughter, the only child of a dear friend who is being forced to lose a fortune
at cards to pay her ransom. [RF]

8.3 [--] Mannix: A FINE DAY FOR DYING
06Oct1974 CBS Sun
written by Edward J. Lasko
directed by
guest stars
Pamela Franklin as Jenny
James Naughton as Dr. Hanson
Katherine Helmond as Martha Cole
Alan Fudge as Hatch
Walter Brooke as Kraike
J. Duke Russo as DeMorro
Marc Lawrence
Jim Boles as Jim Boles
Grace Albertson as Nurse Phillips
After being in a coma for a year, a hit-and-run victim regains consciousness, only to become the bewildered target
of unknown killers. [RF]

8.4 [--] Mannix: WALK ON THE BLIND SIDE
13Oct1974 CBS Sun
written by Albert Beich
directed by
guest stars
Leonard Stone as Wexler
Kim Hamilton as Diane
Lincoln Kilpatrick as Lonnie
Ray Ballard as Taxi Driver
Eddie Firestone as Cap
Milt Kogan as Les
Christopher Mann as Usher
Alex Henteloff as Chili Dog
Peggy is in the clutches of syndicate thugs who have mistaken her for a potential informer. [RF]

8.5 [--] Mannix: THE GREEN MEN
20Oct1974 CBS Sun
written by Richard Carlson & Stephen Kandel
directed by
guest stars
Scatman Crothers as Mudcat
Anna Lee as Mrs. Dabney
Scott Marlowe as Dabney
Russell Johnson as Brasher
Frank Christi as Stone
Chuck Daniel as Mitch
Elisha Cook Jr as Herbie
Mary-Robin Redd as Mrs. Hamilton
A missing counterfeiter is being sought by Joe, Federal agents, and criminals who want his almost perfect plates. [RF]

8.6 [--] Mannix: DEATH HAS NO FACE
27Oct1974 CBS Sun
written by
directed by
guest stars
Ann Doran as Mrs. Moody
Warren Vanders as Sheriff Gaffrey
Lynn Carlin as Nancy Traherne
Ron Thompson as Kirk Bullard
Tom Stern as Lee Traherne
Diane Shalet as Mona
Paul Sorenson as Editor
James Burr Johnson as Deputy
Searching for the source of threats on his life, Joe winds up in a strangely hostile small town and framed for murder. [RF]

8.7 [--] Mannix: A SMALL FAVOR FOR AN OLD FRIEND
10Nov1974 CBS Sun
written by Harold Livingston
directed by
guest stars
Sondra Blake
Glenn C. Wilder
Val Avery
Mannix's old friend, now a syndicate courier, is robbed and killed while flying the criminals' money to Mexico. Furious
at the loss, the mobsters are sure that Mannix arranged the theft. [RF]

8.8 [--] Mannix: ENTER TAMI OKADA
17Nov1974 CBS Sun
written by Robert Perosh
directed by
guest stars
Mako
Bill Zuckert
Tad Horino
Harushi
Bob Hoy
Clyde Kasatsu
Miko Mayama
Joe helps a Japanese investigator in finding a man who was abducted while making an important delivery to the
Japanese consulate. [RF]

8.9 [--] Mannix: PICTURE OF A SHADOW
24Nov1974 CBS Sun
written by
directed by
guest stars
Rosemary Forsyth
Frank Orsatti
Elvenn Havard
Chuck Hicks
Captivated by a photograph of a murdered woman, Mannix resolves to put her killer behind bars. [RF]

8.10 [--] Mannix: DESERT SUN
01Dec1974 CBS Sun
written by
directed by
guest stars
Ben Andrews
Sandra Dixon
Joe Maross
Bill Lucking
Jim Burke
Ron Nyman
Sam Jarvis
Joe tries to prove that an Indian's death in a small, prejudice town, was murder. [RF]

8.11 [--] Mannix: THE SURVIVOR WHO WASN'T
15Dec1974 CBS Sun
written by
directed by
guest stars
Carol Lawrence
Paul Burke
Harry Basch
The wife of a plane crash survivor insists that the man who has returned to her is an impostor. [RF]

8.12 [--] Mannix: A CHOICE OF VICTIMS
22Dec1974 CBS Sun
written by
directed by
guest stars
Sharon Hugueny
In Hollywood, Mannix probes the murder of a wealthy businessman whose wife, a performer in a charity show, may have
been the intended victim. [RF]

8.13 [--] Mannix: A WORD CALLED COURAGE
05Jan1975 CBS Sun
written by George Slavin
directed by Bill Bixby
guest stars
Anthony Zerbe
Alan Manson
Timothy Thomerson as Rusty
Mannix's courage under torture is tested in a revenge scheme by a former comrade in arms who broke under similar
conditions. [RF]

8.14 [--] Mannix: MAN IN A TRAP
12Jan1975 CBS Sun
written by
directed by
guest stars
Madlyn Rhue
Joseph Hindy
Erik Estrada as Tropic
Joe investigates the the shooting of a detective pal who was working for a mob don. [RF]

8.15 [--] Mannix: CHANCE MEETING
19Jan1975 CBS Sun
written by Frank Telford
directed by
guest stars
Geoffrey Deuel
Lurene Tuttle
Berlinda Tolbert
When two Vietnam veterans happen to meet, one of them is killed, after being spotted by a third, a deserter who doesn't
want to be turned in. [RF]

8.16 [--] Mannix: EDGE OF THE WEB
02Feb1975 CBS Sun
written by Terence Tunberg & Karl Tunberg & Shimon Winchelberg
directed by
guest stars
Gerald McRaney
Carol Bagdasarian
A graduate student is accused of killing an anthropology professor who denied him a degree, when he thought that he
young man had an affair with his wife. [RF]

8.17 [--] Mannix: A RANSOM FOR YESTERDAY
09Feb1975 CBS Sun
written by
directed by
guest stars
Diana Hyland as Janice Graham
Dabney Coleman
Woodrow Parfrey
Alan Oppenheimer
Shirley O'Hara
Gary M. Combs
Stephen Manley
Chuck Bergansky
A $250,000 ransom demand suddenly reopens the kidnapping case of a boy, unsolved and dormant for six years. [RF]

8.18 [--] Mannix: THE EMPTY TOWER
16Feb1975 CBS Sun
written by Robert Hamner
directed by
guest stars
Bill Bixby
R.J. O'Hara
Frederic Downs
Eddy Donno
Maurice Hill
Ron Nyman
At the start of a holiday weekend, Joe and a friend are locked in the friend's office vault by burglars who are looting
every suite in the high-rise building. [RF]

8.19 [--] Mannix: QUARTET FOR A BLUNT INSTRUMENT
23Feb1975 CBS Sun
written by
directed by Reza Badiyi
guest stars
John Karlen
Katherine Justice
Geoffrey Horne
Albert Stratton
Pippa Scott
Thalmus Rasulala
Joe helps a mechanic accused of clubbing an inventor to death. He had the means and opportunity, but didn't seem to
have had a motive. [RF]

8.20 [--] Mannix: BIRD OF PREY (Part 1)
02Mar1975 CBS Sun
written by Alfred Hayes
directed by
guest stars
Robert Loggia
Harold Oblong
Kenneth O'Brien
Jay Novello
Demitra Arliss
Jorge Cervera
Richard Evans
Murder complicates Mannix's search for a man who saved the life of a client's son. The locale is a South American island,
and the victim a porter who knew the quarry's whereabouts. Based on Victor Canning's novel "Birds of Prey" [RF]

8.21 [--] Mannix: BIRD OF PREY (Part 2)
09Mar1975 CBS Sun
(credits same pt 1 above)
Mannix stumbles onto a Presidential assassination plot in his South American search for a man who once saved the life
of a client's son. Based on Victor Canning's novel "Birds of Prey" [RF]

8.22 [--] Mannix: DESIGN FOR DYING
23Mar1975 CBS Sun
written by
directed by
guest stars
Barbara Rush
Carmen Zapata
Lewis Charles
George Ives
Hired to find the staying wife of a politically ambitious publisher, Mannix finds the pay very generous and the case
suspiciously easy to solve. [RF]

8.23 [--] Mannix: SEARCH FOR A DEAD MAN
06Apr1975 CBS Sun
written by Ben Roberts
directed by
guest stars
Sue Mullen
Robert Symonds
Ron Nyman
Eddie Quillan
Mary Wilcox

8.24 [194] Mannix: HARDBALL (final episode)
13Apr1975 CBS Sun
written by Albert Beich
directed by Bill Bixby
director of photography Gert Andersen
guest stars
John Ritter as Cliff Elgin
William Windom as George Kane
Carole Demas as Susan Kane
Tina Andrews as Edna
Vincent Beck as Frank Sartino
James Hampton as Billy Lee
Carl Lee as Ginger
with
Ward Wood as Lt. Malcolm
Sam Gilman as Fingerman
Edward Marshall as Gerald Moore
Margaretta Ramsey as Edyth
Paul Picerni as Donegan
The lives of six hostages hang in the balance as a cornered drug dealer and his gang force Mannix to find and deliver
a double-crossing member of their group. [RF]

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