CTVA US Crime - "Naked City" (Screen Gems/ABC) Season 1 (1958-59)

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Starring John McIntire, James Franciscus, Horace McMahon, Harry Bellaver, Suzanne Storrs
Season 1 (ABC) (1958-59)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Rina Fox, James Beer
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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39 episodes
ABC Tuesdays 9:30 - 10:00 PM Eastern
All scripts written by Stirling Silliphant unless otherwise noted.
Starring:
John McIntire as Det. Lt. Dan Muldoon
James Franciscus as Det. Jim Halloran / Suzanne Storrs as Janet Halloran
Horace McMahon as Lt. Mike Parker
Harry Bellaver as Patrolman/Sgt. Frank Arcaro

1.01 [--] Naked City: MERIDIAN (30 min)
30Sep58 ABC Tue
Directed by Jerry Hopper
Written by Stirling Silliphant
Starring:
John McIntire (as Det. Lt. Muldoon), James Franciscus (as Det. Halloran), Horace McMahon (as Lt. Mike Parker)
Guest cast:
Al Hodge
Joey Walsh
Bill Zuckert
Alison Marshall
Pat DeSimone
Frank Downing
Miriam Acevedo
Barbara Banks
Synopsis:
Shortly after being assigned to work together, Muldoon and Halloran are called to the lavish New York Coliseum, where
two young thugs who’ve just shot a policeman during a robbery have taken two sporting-goods clerks as hostages. 

1.02 [--] Naked City: NICKEL RIDE (30 min)
07Oct58 ABC Tue (rerun 14Jul59)
Directed by Douglas Heyes
Written by Stirling Silliphant
Starring:
John McIntire as (Det. Lt. Muldoon), James Franciscus (as Det. Halloran), Horace McMahon (as Lt. Mike Parker)
Guest cast:
Cameron Prud'Homme .. Captain Adam Flint
Johnny Seven ........ Biggers
Ralph Stantley ...... Hagerton
Robert Burr
Peter Dawson
Harry Holcombe
Ray Singer
Synopsis:
Detectives Dan Muldoon and James Halloran take a trip on a Staten Island Ferry to call on their old friend, ferryboat Captain
Adam Flint, and persuade him to retire. On the trip across a gang holds up an armored car carrying bank deposits. [RF]

1.03 [--] Naked City: LINE OF DUTY (30 min)
14Oct58 ABC Tue
Directed by Stuart Rosenberg
Starring:
John McIntire as (Det. Lt. Muldoon), James Franciscus (as Det. Halloran), Horace McMahon (as Lt. Mike Parker)
Guest cast:
Diane Ladd .......... Yankee
Eugenie Leontovich .. Katina
William A. Forester
Paul Lipson
Alison Marshall
Andrew Cerado
Nora Ferris
Synospis:
After killing his first man in the line of duty, Halloran is overcome with remorse, made worse when his victim’s
mother hysterically calls him a murderer. 

1.04 [--] Naked City: SIDEWALK FISHERMAN (30 min)
21Oct58 ABC Tue
Teleplay by Stirling Silliphant; Story by Meyer Berger 
Directed by Douglas Heyes
Starring:
John McIntire as (Det. Lt. Muldoon), James Franciscus (as Det. Halloran)
Guest cast:
Gary Morgan
Jay Novello
Tarry Green
Ruth Altman
Synopsis:
An old friend of Detectives Muldoon and Halloran ekes out a precarious existence by retrieving coins dropped through
subway gratings, and has saved enough to adopt an eight-year-old orphan, but he’s turned down because he has no
permanent residence. [RF]

1.05 [--] Naked City: THE VIOLENT CIRCLE (30 min)
28Oct58 ABC Tue
Based on a story by Mark Hellinger
Directed by Douglas Heyes
Starring:
John McIntire as (Det. Lt. Muldoon), James Franciscus (as Det. Halloran), Horace McMahon (as Lt. Mike Parker)
Guest cast:
House Jameson ....... Morgan
Earl Rowe ........... Hanson
Robert E. Well ...... Crane
Synopsis:
After witnessing a man murdered by a gangster, a man is so shocked that he’s committed to a mental hospital. When he’s
murdered to ensure that he won't testify in the case, Halloran is admitted to the hospital as a patient in an effort
to find the murderer. 

1.06 [--] Naked City: STAKEOUT (30 min)
04Nov58 ABC Tue
Directed by Stuart Rosenberg
Starring:
John McIntire as (Det. Lt. Muldoon), James Franciscus (as Det. Halloran), Horace McMahon (as Lt. Mike Parker)
Guest cast:
Michael Tolan ....... Alan Keller
Donald Cohen
Synopsis:
A detective is killed while on duty. Lt. Dan Muldoon believes that the dean man's partner was guilty of cowardice
and deserted him. [RF]

1.07 [--] Naked City: NO MORE RUMBLES (30 min)
11Nov58 ABC Tue
Written by Sam Ross 
Directed by William Beaudine
Starring:
John McIntire as (Det. Lt. Muldoon), James Franciscus (as Det. Halloran), Horace McMahon (as Lt. Mike Parker)
Guest cast:
David Challis ....... Little Pancho
Frank Dana .......... Packy
Sandy Smith ......... Lucy
David Winters ....... Marty
Harry Davis ......... Foreman
Arny Freeman ........ Mrs. Cienzi
Julia McMillan ...... Model
Alison Marshall
Synopsis:
When a teenage gang member is killed during a street war, the detectives go to the dress factory where one of the gang
members works, to persuade him to identify the killer.  The boy clams up, and is later selected by his gang to murder
the young man in revenge. 

1.08 [--] Naked City: BELVEDERE TOWER (30 min)
18Nov58 ABC Tue
Written by Robert Sylvester and John Mackenzie 
Directed by William Beaudine
Starring:
John McIntire as (Det. Lt. Muldoon), James Franciscus (as Det. Halloran), Horace McMahon (as Lt. Mike Parker)
Guest cast:
Paul Spencer ........ Mitchell Pierce
Tom Ahearne ......... Bellows
Dean Almquist ....... Dodds
Bo Enivel
Dorothy Dollivar
Synopsis:
To gain entry to the city homes of wealthy people away for the summer, a thief named Mitchell Pierce attacks milkmen and
uses their uniforms. When a policeman follows him, Pierce kills the officer and hides in New York's Central Park.

1.09 [--] Naked City: THE BIRD GUARD (30 min)
25Nov58 ABC Tue (rerun 28Jul59)
Directed by William Beaudine
Starring:
John McIntire as (Det. Lt. Muldoon), James Franciscus (as Det. Halloran), Horace McMahon (as Lt. Mike Parker)
Guest cast:
Diana Van der Vlis .. Linda
John Lawrence
Lester Mack
John McQuade
Johnny Seven
Jock MacGregor
Don Supinski
Synopsis:
Gangster Eddie Higgins is shot to death in a barber shop in Manhattan. The police rush to the home of
Higgins' girlfriend in an effort to protect her from the killers. [RF]

1.10 [--] Naked City: THE OTHER FACE OF GOODNESS (30 min)
02Dec58 ABC Tue
Directed by Stuart Rosenberg
Starring:
John McIntire as (Det. Lt. Muldoon), James Franciscus (as Det. Halloran), Horace McMahon (as Lt. Mike Parker)
Guest cast:
Gerald Gordon ....... Walt Brown
Loretta Leversee .... Nova
Arnold Merritt ...... Jimmy Barrick
David J. Stewart .... Professor
Frank Campanella .... Cameraman
John Gibson ......... City Editor
Synopsis:
A college student on the brink of insanity, after reading accounts of a frantic search for the killer of several young
pregnant women, confesses to the murders.  Released after police conclude his innocence, his mind cracks when he hears
that the real killer has been found, and he tries to strangle a pregnant neighbor. 

1.11 [--] Naked City: LADY BUG, LADY BUG (30 min)
09Dec58 ABC Tue (rerun 11Aug59)
Directed by Stuart Rosenberg
Starring:
John McIntire as (Det. Lt. Muldoon), James Franciscus (as Det. Halloran), Horace McMahon (as Lt. Mike Parker)
Guest cast:
Peter Falk
Leon B. Stevens ..... Eddie Staber
Peter Votrian ....... Bobbie Staber
Daniel Ocko ......... Julio Marsatti
Arthur Wenzel ....... Butler
Synopsis:
An extortionist threatens Eddie Staber and demands that he collect $250,000 from the residents of fashionable Sutton Place.
Staber goes to the police even though it means exposing his son to danger. [RF]

1.12 [--] Naked City: SUSQUEHANNA 4-7568 (30 min)
16Dec58 ABC Tue
Directed by Stuart Rosenberg
Starring:
John McIntire as (Det. Lt. Muldoon), James Franciscus (as Det. Halloran), Horace McMahon (as Lt. Mike Parker)
Guest cast:
Frank Campanella
Paul Valentine
Sandy Robinson
William Clemens
Synopsis:
Police are skeptical of a woman’s story that she answered her phone and heard a lady being murdered. A reporter prints
her story and she’s contacted by a young man whom she begins to date.  When Muldoon learns some information that makes
him believe the woman, he trails his lead to her suitor’s place of work, where he’s about to kill her after confessing
to the murder she heard on the phone. 

1.13 [--] Naked City: AND A MERRY CHRISTMAS TO THE FORCE ON PATROL (30 min)
23Dec58 ABC Tue
Directed by Stuart Rosenberg
Starring:
John McIntire as (Det. Lt. Muldoon), James Franciscus (as Det. Halloran), Horace McMahon (as Lt. Mike Parker)
Guest cast:
Roberts Blossom
Rudy Bond
Mary Boylan
James Little
Michael Strong
Frank Sutton
Richard Kranold
Synopsis:
An officer is stabbed in a Christmas Eve liquor store stakeout with Muldoon, and Halloran is called in to hunt for one of
the robbers, who escaped.  The other thief refuses to disclose their hideout until he hears that his partner, his younger
brother, was wounded before escaping. 

1.14 [--] Naked City: THE EXPLOSIVE HEART (30 min)
30Dec58 ABC Tue
Written by Jesse Lasky, Jr. 
Directed by William Beaudine
Starring:
John McIntire as (Det. Lt. Muldoon), James Franciscus (as Det. Halloran), Horace McMahon (as Lt. Mike Parker)
Guest cast:
Cliff Carnell
Grant Gordon
Noel Leslie
Barbara Lord
Maggie O'Byrne
Synopsis:
Waking up in a hospital after almost being killed by her husband’s beating, a woman tells police that he’s planted a bomb
on her father’s yacht. Halloran finds the man and kills him in a gun battle, while Muldoon manages to find the bomb two
minutes before it blows up.

1.15 [--] Naked City: THE MANHOLE (30 min)
06Jan59 ABC Tue (rerun 04Aug59)
Directed by John Brahm
Starring:
John McIntire as (Det. Lt. Muldoon), James Franciscus (as Det. Halloran), Horace McMahon (as Lt. Mike Parker)
Guest cast:
Will Kuluva ......... Mikel Storkrich
George Maharis ...... Son
John Karlen
Vic Werber
James Little
Dirk Kooiman
Don Gonzales
Richard Kronold
Synopsis:
An elderly sewer worker learns that his son has taken part in a holdup and that the gang is using the sewer
system as a means of escape. [RF]

1.16 [--] Naked City: EVEN CROWS SING GOOD (30 min)
13Jan59 ABC Tue
Directed by John Brahm
Starring:
John McIntire as (Det. Lt. Muldoon), James Franciscus (as Det. Halloran), Horace McMahon (as Lt. Mike Parker)
Guest cast:
Frieda Altman
Diana Douglas ....... Hilda
Bernard Fein ........ Dasher
Lee Philips ......... Larry
Jean Martin ......... Young Woman
Robert Weil
Allan Frank
James Little
Joanne Courtney
Synopsis:
A woman who’s been kept from marrying her boyfriend because they’re poor wins $1600 in the numbers game and tells
her fiance she inherited the money. But when she goes to collect it, she’s badly beaten by a racketeer, and her
fiance goes after him with a gun. 

1.17 [--] Naked City: BURST OF PASSION (30 min)
20Jan59 ABC Tue
Directed by Stuart Rosenberg
Starring:
John McIntire as (Det. Lt. Muldoon), James Franciscus (as Det. Halloran), Horace McMahon (as Lt. Mike Parker)
Guest cast:
Kirk Alyn
John C. Becher
Matt Crowley
Woodrow Parfrey
Dorothy Peterson
Guy Spaull
Richard Kronold
Synopsis:
One of the most respectable people in Halloran’s neighborhood suddenly goes berserk and starts shooting shopkeepers
and their customers.  Halloran remembers that the man has taken some children on a picnic to Coney Island and trails
him there to beg him to surrender. 

1.18 [--] Naked City: GOODBYE MY LADY LOVE (30 min)
27Jan59 ABC Tue
Directed by John Brahm
Starring:
John McIntire as (Det. Lt. Muldoon), James Franciscus (as Det. Halloran), Horace McMahon (as Lt. Mike Parker)
Guest cast:
James Barton ........ Matty
William Edmonson
Louis Guss
Gilbert Mack
Pat Malone
Guy Raymond
William Baron
Ed Bruce
Ray Parker
Ed Dorsey
Ed Simon
Synopsis:
Matty, a derelict who dreams of returning to his hometown on a white stallion, buys a horse after some $100 bills land
in his lap.  The money had blown away from a hood who had just murdered a man, and Matty is arrested for the crime, as
his Bowery friends search for the killer.

1.19 [--] Naked City: THE SHIELD (30 min)
03Feb59 ABC Tue
Directed by John Brahm
Starring:
John McIntire as (Det. Lt. Muldoon), James Franciscus (as Det. Halloran), Horace McMahon (as Lt. Mike Parker)
Guest cast:
Vic Morrow .......... David Greco
Jack Klugman ........ Patrolman Greco
Margaret H. Lenert .. Mrs. Greco
Gino Ardito
Walter Kinsella
Vincent Van Lynn
Sheldon Koretz
Lester Mack
Synopsis:
Young David Greco tries to avenge the stabbing of his father, a patrolman. Over the objections of Dan Muldoon, David takes
over his father's beat. He ends up gallantly wrestling the killer to the ground and holding him for the police. [RF]

1.20 [--] Naked City: ONE TO GET LOST (30 min)
10Feb59 ABC Tue
Written by Sam Ross 
Directed by John Brahm 
Starring:
John McIntire as (Det. Lt. Muldoon), James Franciscus (as Det. Halloran), Horace McMahon (as Lt. Mike Parker)
Guest cast:
Kent Smith .......... George Blake
Jeanette Nolan ...... Kate
Lawrence Tierney .... Mike Johnson
Florence Anglin
Norma Crane
William J. Daprato
Charles Gaines
Richard Barrows
Teri Scott
Synopsis:
A man is sought by police after his wife’s murder because his cigarette case was found in her apartment, but he
believes the real murderer is an elevator operator whom he sets out with a gun to find. 

1.21 [--] Naked City: HEY, TEACH! (30 min)
17Feb59 ABC Tue (rerun 18Aug59)
Directed by Stuart Rosenberg
Starring:
John McIntire as (Det. Lt. Muldoon), James Franciscus (as Det. Halloran), Horace McMahon (as Lt. Mike Parker)
Guest cast:
Jose Alcarez ........ Luis
Bernard Kates ....... Mr. Madison
Jean Muir ........... Principal
Anthony Franke
Robert Morris
Synopsis:
The body of a public school teacher is found on the sidewalk under the window of his third-story classroom.
Trying to crack the case, Halloran poses as the dead teacher's replacement in the delinquent-ridden school. [RF]

1.22 [--] Naked City: TICKER TAPE (30 min)
24Feb59 ABC Tue
Directed by Stuart Rosenberg
Starring:
John McIntire as (Det. Lt. Muldoon), James Franciscus (as Det. Halloran), Horace McMahon (as Lt. Mike Parker)
Guest cast:
Ernest Sarracino .... Anton Marshak
Beverly Bentley ..... Arline Conway
Ed Furey ............ Mason Conway
George Lambert
Tana M. Manners
Adrienne Moore
Paul Alberts
Synopsis:
When police receive a phone call from a psychotic man announcing he’s going to plant a bomb during a parade honoring
an Olympic hero, Muldoon and Halloran are assigned to detect and stop him during the procession. 

1.23 [--] Naked City: FIRE ISLAND (30 min)
03Mar59 ABC Tue
Based on a story by Mark Hellinger
Directed by Norman Tokar 
Starring:
John McIntire as (Det. Lt. Muldoon), James Franciscus (as Det. Halloran), Horace McMahon (as Lt. Mike Parker)
Guest cast:
George Maharis ...... Lundy
Guy Raymond ......... Boz
Michael Conrad ...... Hartog
Henry Hull .......... Alky
Phillip Huston
Will Hussung
Synopsis:
A bootlegger operating a still on Fire Island in the dead of winter against his partners’ wishes hires a killer to
protect the operation.  When the killer mows down a Treasury agent, Muldoon and Halloran track down the killer and
close in on the bootleggers. 

1.24 [--] Naked City: TEN CENT DREAMS (30 min)
10Mar59 ABC Tue
Written by Sam Ross 
Directed by John Brahm 
Starring:
John McIntire as (Det. Lt. Muldoon), James Franciscus (as Det. Halloran), Horace McMahon (as Lt. Mike Parker)
Guest cast:
Ross Martin ......... Carlo
Kay Chaque .......... Maria
Richard X. Slattery.. Solid
Al Lewis
Thelma Pelish
Synopsis:
A poor Puerto Rican couple finds $10 and bets it on the numbers, winning $6,000. Upon depositing it at the bank,
they find the cash is counterfeit, and the scared husband flees. 

1.25 [--] Naked City: THE BUMPER (30 min)
17Mar59 ABC Tue (rerun 15Sep59)
Directed by John Brahm
Starring:
John McIntire as (Det. Lt. Muldoon), James Franciscus (as Det. Halloran), Horace McMahon (as Lt. Mike Parker)
Guest cast:
Matt Crowley
Clement Fowler
Al Henderson
Michael Strong
Doyle Brooks
Richard Kronold
Synopsis:
Lieutenan Muldoon and Patrolman Arcaro are transporting a man to jail when a car driven by an underworld figure called
the bumper forces the policemen's car to crash into an oil truck. A fire results, and Muldoon is killed. Lt. Mike Parker
joins Det. Jim Halloran in a search for the bumper. [RF]

1.26 [--] Naked City: A RUNNING OF BULLS (30 min)
24Mar59 ABC Tue
Directed by Stuart Rosenberg
Starring:
John McIntire as (Det. Lt. Muldoon), James Franciscus (as Det. Halloran), Horace McMahon (as Lt. Mike Parker)
Guest cast:
Michael Ansara ...... Valente
Felice Orlandi
Michel Ray
Gloria Marlow
Norman Rose.
Synopsis:
Halloran and Lt. Parker are assigned to guard a dictator’s young son during his New York visit, unaware that the boy’s own
bodyguard has entered into a pact with two men to kill the boy at the same time as his father is being killed back home. 

1.27 [--] Naked City: FALLEN STAR (30 min)
31Mar59 ABC Tue
Directed by Sam Ross
Starring:
John McIntire as (Det. Lt. Muldoon), James Franciscus (as Det. Halloran), Horace McMahon (as Lt. Mike Parker)
Guest cast:
Robert Alda
Bruno Damon
Rocky Graziano
Arnold Merritt
Albert Morgenstern
Guy Sorel
An alcoholic former All-American star who’s become a hustler for two card sharks is befriended by a boy who’s long
worshiped him. When a man is killed in a fight over a card game, all clues point to the former star. 

1.28 [--] Naked City: BEYOND THE TRUTH (30 min)
07Apr59 ABC Tue
Directed by John Brahm
Starring:
John McIntire as (Det. Lt. Muldoon), James Franciscus (as Det. Halloran), Horace McMahon (as Lt. Mike Parker)
Guest cast:
Martin Balsam ....... Arnold Fleischman
Shawn Donahue ....... Debbie
Phyllis Hill ........ Betty Fleischman
Gerald Price
Sloan Simpson
Pat Tobin
Romo Vincent
Synopsis:
Arnold Fleischman has been released from prison after serving a term for drunken driving which resulted in a homicide. His
wife Betty believes that he was innocent of the crime and asks Detectives Mike Parker and Jim Halloran to investigate. [RF]

1.29 [--] Naked City: BAKER'S DOZEN (30 min)
14Apr59 ABC Tue
Directed by George Sherman
Starring:
John McIntire as (Det. Lt. Muldoon), James Franciscus (as Det. Halloran), Horace McMahon (as Lt. Mike Parker) 
Guest cast:
Carlos Montalbán .... Frank Baker
Joseph Ruskin ....... Johnny 'Count' Baker
Vincent Gardenia .... Crudelli
Richard Jaeckel ..... Lance
Alex Dayne .......... Stubbleman
Ed Siani ............ Recorder
Al Ward ............. Clerk
Herb Oscar Anderson
Synopsis:
Before a gangland leader can give information to a government committee, Johnny "Count" Baker shoots him. [RF]

1.30 [--] Naked City: THE REBIRTH (30 min)
21Apr59 ABC Tue
Starring:
John McIntire as (Det. Lt. Muldoon), James Franciscus (as Det. Halloran), Horace McMahon (as Lt. Mike Parker)
Guest cast:
John Becker
Maureen Delaney
Ludwig Donath
Betty Sinclair
Synopsis:
A cleaning woman walks into a bank, and hands a note to a teller demanding money or she will blow up the place with
a vial of nitroglycerin. [JB]

1.31 [--] Naked City: FOUR SWEET CORNERS (30 min)
28Apr59 ABC Tue
Directed by Stuart Rosenberg
Starring:
John McIntire as (Det. Lt. Muldoon), James Franciscus (as Det. Halloran), Horace McMahon (as Lt. Mike Parker) 
Guest cast:
George Maharis ...... Johnny Gary
Irene Dailey
Rochelle Oliver
Frank Sutton
Bob Morris
Mary Perry
Martha Greenhouse
Patrick J. Kelly
Synopsis:
Upon his Army discharge, a young man returns to his poverty-stricken neighborhood and finds his younger
sister has been arrested for shoplifting, and the girl won’t reveal the identity of her gang.

1.32 [--] Naked City: THE SANDMAN (30 min)
05May59 ABC Tue
Written by Louis Salaman 
Directed by John Brahm 
Starring:
John McIntire as (Det. Lt. Muldoon), James Franciscus (as Det. Halloran), Horace McMahon (as Lt. Mike Parker)
Guest cast:
Mike Kellin ......... Ketch
Will Kuluva ......... Farmer
Fred Irving Lewis ... Mr. Manuel
Vincent Van Lynn
Gordon G. Peters
Synopsis:
A punch-drunk ex-prizefighter is convinced to help mobsters get rid of a dead body in the East River, and in
doing so he kills a policeman who tries to stop him. 

1.33 [--] Naked City: TURN OF EVENTS (30 min)
12May58 ABC Tue
Directed by John Brahm
Starring:
John McIntire as (Det. Lt. Muldoon), James Franciscus (as Det. Halloran), Horace McMahon (as Lt. Mike Parker) 
Guest cast:
Jan Miner ........... Mrs. Knauf
Melville Ruick ...... Mr. Harding
Kay Doubleday
Eugenia Rawls
Irene Cowan.
Synopsis:
When a private eye is found murdered, police find he was mixed up in all sorts of crimes,
but his wife insists he was a good man. 

1.34 [--] Naked City: A LITTLE PIECE OF THE ACTION (30 min)
19May59 ABC Tue
Directed by Stuart Rosenberg 
Starring:
John McIntire as (Det. Lt. Muldoon), James Franciscus (as Det. Halloran), Horace McMahon (as Lt. Mike Parker) 
Guest cast:
James Barton
Jonathan Gilmore
Jan Norris
Simon Oakland
Johnny Seven
Ben Yaffee
A gangster who went straight years ago to raise his daughter sees his last chance to make a haul to
send her to college. 

1.35 [--] Naked City: THE BLOODHOUNDS (30 min)
26May59 ABC Tue
Directed by Stuart Rosenberg 
Starring:
John McIntire as (Det. Lt. Muldoon), James Franciscus (as Det. Halloran), Horace McMahon (as Lt. Mike Parker) 
Guest cast:
Phyllis Hill
Byron Sanders
Rudy Bond
Janice Manzo
Richard Kronold
James Little
Louis Nye
Synopsis:
To find a little girl who’s feared kidnapped, Arcaro uses two lost bloodhounds, knowing that Parker,
who hates dogs, would disapprove.  

1.36 [--] Naked City: THE SCORPION STING (30 min)
02Jun59 ABC Tue
Directed by John Brahm 
Starring:
John McIntire as (Det. Lt. Muldoon), James Franciscus (as Det. Halloran),  Horace McMahon (as Lt. Mike Parker)
Guest cast:
Nehemiah Persoff .... Barney Peters
Diana Douglas ....... Meg
Tamara Daykarhanova ... Mrs. Petraloff
William Meigs
Marvin Kline
Synopsis:
A theatrical agent’s ruthless drive for success led him away from every ideal he prized in his youth, and he is now
receiving death threats from one of his many enemies. 

1.37 [--] Naked City: SAW MY BABY THERE (30 min)
09Jun59 ABC Tue
Written by  L.I. Salaman
Directed by Stuart Rosenberg 
Starring:
John McIntire as (Det. Lt. Muldoon), James Franciscus (as Det. Halloran), Horace McMahon (as Lt. Mike Parker) 
Guest cast:
Harold J. Stone ..... Simon Beecker
Rochelle Oliver ..... Katie Harris
Mark Rydell ......... Ralph Harris
Arny Freeman ........ Klutz
Robert Dryden
Angelo Pirozzi
Synopsis:
A dealer in stolen goods, upset that his son-on-law wants to go straight, shoots the boy.  Unaware that he’s still alive
and has run off, the elder man identifies a dead body as the boy, raising police suspicions when the body is later
identified as someone else. 

1.38 [--] Naked City: THE CANVAS BULLET (30 min)
16Jun59 ABC Tue
Directed by Stuart Rosenberg
Starring:
John McIntire as (Det. Lt. Muldoon), James Franciscus (as Det. Halloran), Horace McMahon (as Lt. Mike Parker) 
Guest cast:
Rocky Graziano ...... Eddie Gibbs
Harry Guardino ...... Johnny Mills
Diane Ladd .......... Kathy Mills
Clement Fowler ...... Gus Slack
House Jameson
Vincent Gardenia
Synopsis:
An ex-boxer, needing money for his wife to enter his prize roses in a flower show, goes to his former manager,
who gets an alcoholic ex-doctor to ensure that he can fight again safely.  

1.39 [--] Naked City: A WOOD OF THORNE (30 min)
23Jun59 ABC Tue
Directed by Stuart Rosenberg
Starring:
John McIntire as (Det. Lt. Muldoon), James Franciscus (as Det. Halloran), Horace McMahon (as Lt. Mike Parker)
Guest cast:
Cara Williams ....... Lois Heller
Synopsis:
With an innocent man about to die in less than a half-hour because of false testimony given by a gangster’s girlfriend,
Halloran risks his job by going to her apartment and pleading with her to call the governor. 

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"Naked City" took a break during the 1959-60
season and re-emerged 12 months later
as a revamped hour long series with Paul Burke
and Nancy Malone joining the cast

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