CTVA US Crime - "O'Hara U.S. Treasury" (Mark VII/Jack Webb/CBS) (1971-72)  starring David Janssen

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David Janssen series:
Richard Diamond (1957-60) - The Fugitive (1963-67) - O'Hara U.S. Treasury (1971-72) - Harry O (1974-76)
O'Hara, U.S. Treasury (1971-72)
   Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:  Rina Fox
references:
TV Guide / Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
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UCLA Film and Television Archive

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O'HARA, U.S. TREASURY
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Mark VII Ltd. Production (Jack Webb)
in association with
Universal Television
for
CBS (Fridays 8:30pm)
Executive Producers Jack Webb & James E. Moser
Produced by Leonard B. Kaufman (pilot verified)

US Crime Drama series 1971-72    2hr pilot + 22 episodes x 60 min Color
Starring:
David Janssen
as Jim O'Hara
Premise:
Cases of Jim O'Hara, a Teasury Dept. Agent as he investigates
crimes perpetuated against Internal Revenue, Customs and Secret Service

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[--] O'Hara, United States Treasury:
  OPERATION COBRA  (2 hr pilot)
02-Apr-1971
Mark VII Ltd. Universal TV
Executive Producers Jack Webb & James E. Moser
Produced by Leonard B. Kaufman,
Associate producer William Stark
Written by James E. Moser
Directed by Jack Webb
Cast (in screen order)
David Janssen ......... James O'Hara
Lana Wood ............. Fran Harper
Jerome Thor ........... Marty Baron
Gary Crosby .......... Harry Fish
*
Also Starring as United States Customs Agents:
Charles McGraw ........ Agent Joe Flagg/ SAC Del Gardo
Jack Ging ............. Agent Garrick/ SAC Chicago
Stacy Harris .......... Agent Ben Hazzard/ SAC San Pedro
William Conrad ........ Keegan
*
End Cast: (screen order)
Jim B. Smith .......... Special Agent Phil Phillips
Robert Dowdell ........ Major Tony Puller, USMC
Ed Peck ............... George Foley, SAC
Mike Road ............. Russ Novack, SAC
Burt Mustin ........... Len Clancy
Joe E. Tata ........... Special Agent Bertino
*
And:
John McCook ........... Captain Shaefer, USMC
John (Davis) Chandler ..... Al Garver, the Henchman
Fred Holliday .......... Special Agent Talbot
Lew Brown ............. Special Agent Thomas
Timothy Brown .... .... Special Agent Shelley
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(NO CREDIT - James McEachin .... Timothy)
Jack Webb .... Narrator
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Original Music by Ray Heindorf, William Lava
Director of Photography Alric Edens
Film Editor Warren Adams
Art Direction by William D. DeCinces
Aerial photographer James W. Gavin
Special Effects by Albert J. Whitlock
Art Director William D. de Cinces

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CBS Fridays 8:30 PM Eastern

1.01 O'Hara, US Treasury: OPERATION: BIG STORE
17Sep71 CBS Fri
Directed by Gerald Mayer
Written by Gilbert A. Ralston, Robert I. Holt
Starring: David Janssen (as Jim O'Hara)
Guest cast:
Eric Braeden ........ Vincent
Angel Tompkins ...... Diana
William Campbell .... Arnie Christenson
George Takei ........ Joe Lew
Paul Condylis ....... Phil Monroe
Felton Perry ........ Billy Trent
Stanley Adams ....... Ell Brown
Edward Faulkner ..... Ike Carter
Dal Jenkins ......... Paul Kress
Del Monroe .......... Al Peters
Synopsis:
O’Hara sets a trap for a crime boss on charges of income-tax evasion. [RF]

1.02 O'Hara, US Treasury: OPERATION: BANDERA
24Sep71 CBS Fri
Directed by Allen Reisner
Written by William P. McGivern
Starring: David Janssen (as Jim O'Hara)
Guest cast:
Lawrence Dobkin
Richard Anderson
Ross Hagen
Pilar Seurat ........ Juanita Rivera
Miguel Landa ........ Miguel Devoe
John Dennis ......... Karl Morley
Richard Angarola .... Louis Vegas
Donald Barry ........ Harry
Tol Avery ........... J.D. Morgan
Raymond Mayo ........ Neely
Billy Halop ......... Bart
Albert Popwell ...... Hughes
Synopsis:
O’Hara goes on the trail of a gun-smuggling operation. [RF]

1.03 O'Hara, US Treasury: OPERATION: STOLEN BONDS
(aka The Counterfeit Green)
01Oct71 CBS Fri
Directed by Sam C. Freedle
Written by Fletcher Beaumont
Starring: David Janssen (as Jim O'Hara)
Guest cast:
Karen Machon ....... Louise Hall
Tony Young ......... Johnny Winters
Berkeley Harris .... Todd Cramer
Dorothy Green ...... Jacqueline Wells
Alan Baxter ........ Walter Mason
Clark Howat ........ Doug Miller
Yale Summers ....... Fresno Agent
Synopsis:
O’Hara investigates a counterfeiting and theft of U.S. Savings Bonds by a crime syndicate. [RF]

1.04 O'Hara, US Treasury: OPERATION: BRIBERY
08Oct71 CBS Fri (rerun 17Mar72)
Directed by Allen Reisner
Written by Robert I. Holt
Starring: David Janssen (as Jim O'Hara)
Guest cast:
Frank Gorshin ...... Little Willie
Victor Buono ....... Al Connors
John Randolph ...... Thomas J. Gault
Patti Heider ....... Amy Wells
Russell Johnson .... Agent Oliver Wells
Leonid Kinskey ..... the Mortician
Robert Patten ...... Inspector Tim Smith
Paul Picerni ....... Inspector Ed Miller
Marc Hannibal ...... Inspector Joe Barner
William Stevens .... Supervisor McGill
Erin Moran (uncredited)
 Synopsis:
Frank Gorshin gives a strong performance as a two-bit hood
who tries to pull off a $50,000 blackmail scheme. O'Hara's
concern: the accomplice may be a crooked IRS man. [RF]

1.05 O'Hara, US Treasury: OPERATION: TIME-FUSE
prod no. 33810
15Oct71 CBS Fri
Directed by Lawrence Dobkin
Written by William P. McGivern
Starring: David Janssen (as Jim O'Hara)
Guest cast:
James Wainwright
Sian Barbara Allen
Warner Anderson
Kevin Coughlin ..... Jackson Croft
Vince Howard ....... Ed Monroe
Kenneth Washington . Marv Dixon
Paul Petersen ...... Fred Cope
Sam Edwards ........ Oscar Sims
Virginia Gregg ..... Mrs. Adams
Synopsis:
O’Hara races against time to find a bomb set to go off at any moment. [RF]

1.06 O'Hara, US Treasury: OPERATION: OFFSET
22Oct71 CBS Fri
Directed by Richard Moder
Written by Hank Searls, Richard Carlson
Starring: David Janssen (as Jim O'Hara)
Guest cast:
Marilyn Maxwell .... Paradise Ryan
Alex Dreier ........ Hippo LaMere
Bruce Bennett ...... S.A.C. Myers
Richard Jaeckel .... Barth
Buck Young ......... S.A. Wiley
John Harmon ........ Symon Foss
Ian Abercrombie .... Mike
Synopsis:
O’Hara takes on an aging burlesque queen who now runs a major counterfeiting operation. [RF]

1.07 O'Hara, US Treasury: OPERATION: HEROIN
29Oct71 CBS Fri
aka “Operation: Hot Shot”
Directed by James Neilson
Written by David Vowell
Starring: David Janssen (as Jim O'Hara)
Guest cast:
Jack Carter
Sallie Shockley
Nico Minardos
Rodolfo Acosta ..... Caesar Dominguez
Val de Vargas ...... Enrique Chavez
Robert Mandan ...... Thomas Jorgens
Ed Deemer .......... Inspector
R.L. Armstrong ..... the Talker
Synopsis:
O’Hara goes undercover as a carnival worker while trailing a shipment of heroin through Mexico. [RF]

1.08 O'Hara, US Treasury: OPERATION: SPREAD
05Nov71 CBS Fri
Directed by Alan Crosland
Written by Richard Carlson
Starring: David Janssen (as Jim O'Hara)
Guest cast:
Robert Colbert ..... Alan Bryce
David Brian ........
Peter Brown ........ S.A. Bart Herron
Larry Pennell ...... S.A. Peter Wade
Jo Anne Meredith ... Janet Bryce
Harry Lewis ........ Jack
Ella Edwards ....... Mary Smith
Morgan Jones ....... S.A. Harold Jones
Whit Bissell ....... Magistrate
Kenneth Tobey ...... Colonel Phillips
John Sebastian ..... Man
Mel Scott .......... S.A. Marty Donaldson
Judd Pratt ......... Forman
Synopsis:
O’Hara goes after “organized” gamblers when the wife of a professional
sports bettor tips him that her husband may be a tax evader linked with organized crime. [RF]

1.09 O'Hara, US Treasury: OPERATION: DEADHEAD
prod no. 33819
12Nov71 CBS Fri
Directed by Paul Krasny
Written by Jack Turley
Starring: David Janssen (as Jim O'Hara)
Guest cast:
Victor French ...... Paris Kohler
Douglas Fowley .....
Paul Carr .......... Howard Barkley
Tom Geas ........... Restaurant owner
Paul Mantee ........ Frank Case
James Daris ........ Vincent Perl
Marion Ross ........ Sandy
Rodolfo Hoyos ...... Chico Valdez
Carmen Zapata ...... Maria Valdez
Janaire ............ Laurie
Don Ross ........... Patrolman
Synopsis:
O’Hara poses as an independent truck driver in an effort of track down stolen explosives. [RF]

1.10 O'Hara, US Treasury: OPERATION: HIJACK
26Nov71 CBS Fri
Directed by Sam C. Freedle
Written by Herman Groves
Starring: David Janssen (as Jim O'Hara)
Guest cast:
Milton Selzer
Judy Pace
Joe E. Tata ........ Dick Miles
Leo Gordon ......... Harry Wilson
Richard Tate ....... Pete McAdams
Alan Baxter ........ Paul Fedderson
William Elliott .... Les Williams
Edward Faulkner .... Sgt. Wall
Robert Clarke ...... Eliot Wyndham
Robert Palmer ...... Hodges
Ed Peck ............ Officer
Synopsis:
O’Hara goes undercover as an air-cargo handler in an attempt to solve
the mysterious thefts of valuable imported merchandise. [RF]

1.11 O'Hara, US Treasury: OPERATION: CRYSTAL SPRINGS
03Dec71 CBS Fri
Directed by Alan Crosland
Written by Gilbert A. Ralston
Starring: David Janssen (as Jim O'Hara)
Guest cast:
David Friedkin ..... Burton T. Craig
Lorraine Gary ...... Mrs. Madrid
Ron Foster ......... Al Ellis
Donald Barry .......
George Ives ........ Clifford Spry
James Westerfield .. Deputy Sheriff Phillips
Virginia Gregg ..... Elinor Hoxie
Frank Ferguson ..... Fred Hoxie
Russ Conway ........ Mr. Hansen
Bing Russell ....... Bob Rasmussen
Synopsis:
O’Hara probes for evidence of income-tax violations in a small town. [RF]

1.12 O'Hara, US Treasury: OPERATION: PAYOFF
10Dec71 CBS Fri
Directed by Daniel Haller
Written by Herb Purdum
Starring: David Janssen (as Jim O'Hara)
Guest cast:
Joanna Barnes ...... Hannah
Harry Townes ....... E.J. Wallace
Dennis Patrick .....
Mitchell Ryan ......
John Lupton ........ Edward Bell
Claudio Martinez ...
William Stevens .... Glen MacKey
Alan Dexter ........ Richard S. King
Francis DeSales .... (William Teal
Marc Hannibal ...... Al Crisp
Pepe Hern .......... Santiago Bustamente
Robert Patten ...... Ed Miller
Claudio Martinez ... Elfrego
Synopsis:
O’Hara sets up a crime boss by convincing him he will accept a bribe. [RF]

1.13 O'Hara, US Treasury: OPERATION: MOONSHINE
17Dec71 CBS Fri
Directed by Paul Landers
Writers: James Moser, Robert I. Holt
Starring: David Janssen (as Jim O'Hara)
Guest cast:
Will Geer
Russell C. Wiggins..
Jim B. Smith ....... Vin Hefferman
Alan Hale Jr. ......
Paul Comi .......... Gus Petroni
Judy Brown ......... Ruthie Ann Watkins
Katie O’Pace ....... Martha Lizbeth Tidwell
Dabbs Greer ........ Billy Jack
Sherry Boucher ..... Ginnie Mae Watkins
Ross Elliott ....... Dr. John Snyder
Kay Stewart ........ Clara Hansen
Synopsis:
O’Hara seeks the source of a flow of lead-contaminated moonshine whiskey. [RF]

1.14 O'Hara, US Treasury: OPERATION: XW-1
07Jan72 CBS Fri
Directed by Ron Winston
Written by William P. McGiven
Starring: David Janssen (as Jim O'Hara)
Guest cast:
Ed Nelson ..........
Gary Crosby ........
Lindsay Wagner ..... Edie Lang
Charles McGraw ..... Tom Kleyberg
Carl Esmond ........ August Werner
Jason Wingreen ..... Ed Michaels
Ken Lynch .......... Col. Wescott
Buddy Lester ....... Peter Fareson
Sig Haig ........... Ward
Jon Kowal .......... Dan Sykes
Synopsis:
O’Hara poses as an arms dealer to find the source of new machine guns
turning up in the hands of the criminal element. [RF]

1.15 O'Hara, US Treasury: OPERATION: LADY LUCK
14Jan72 CBS Fri
Directed by Sam C. Freedle
Written by Bill Rega
Starring: David Janssen (as Jim O'Hara)
Guest cast:
Ricardo Montalban .. Rick Morris
Lyle Bettger .......
Francine York ......
Allen Ludden ....... Himself
Betty White ........ Herself
Colby Chester ...... Burt Hale
H.M. Wynant ........ Arnie Press
Don Haggerty ....... Zig Helfer
Henry Brandon ...... Ham Jason
Lyle Talbot ........ Art Prescott
Barney Phillips .... Al Reid
Del Monroe ......... Mechanic
Marjorie Bennett ... Agnes Howett
Synopsis:
A compulsive gambler turned bumbling crook jeopardizes O’Hara’s attempt
to catch a ring of counterfeiters. [RF]

1.16 O'Hara, US Treasury: OPERATION: DEATHWATCH
21Jan72 CBS Fri
Directed by James Neilson
Writers: Jackson Gillis, Robert I. Holt
Starring: David Janssen (as Jim O'Hara)
Guest cast:
Larry Linville ..... Det. Ed Pierce
Michael Larrain ....
Charles Robinson ...
Leslie Charleson ... Helga Kuyper
Felton Perry ....... Don Eberly
Ben Wright ......... Uncle Hans
Karl Swenson ....... Otto Schurman
Fred Holliday ...... Stan Carver
Jack Collins ....... John Benson
Synopsis:
O’Hara launches an investigation to find a smuggler suspected of
committing three brutal murders. [RF]

1.17 O'Hara, US Treasury: OPERATION: WHITE FIRE
28Jan72 CBS Fri
Directed by Alan Crosland
Written by David H. Vowell
Starring: David Janssen (as Jim O'Hara)
Guest cast:
Joseph Wiseman ..... Armand Pringle
Robert DoQui ....... Paul Stoddard
Hari Rhodes ........ Rouchinet
John Abbott ........ Stephen Ravazian
Linda Marsh ........ Rebecca Kent
Jay Robinson ....... George Cadlin
Joe E. Tata ........ Ted Wilson
Jess Barker ........ Harold Stoneman
Nate Esformes ...... Schiller
Morris Erby ........ Desk Clerk
Urrea C. Jones ..... Young Man
Synopsis 1:
Diamond smuggling with a diamond broker who enlists O'Hara's protection
against unknown extorionists. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
When O’Hara accompanies a diamond broker to Africa to investigate a
diamond-smuggling plot, he begins to suspect the broker is setting him up. [RF]

1.18 O'Hara, US Treasury: OPERATION: DORIAS
04Feb72 CBS Fri (rerun 07Jul72)
Directed by Lawrence Dobkin
Written by Richard Carlson
Starring: David Janssen (as Jim O'Hara)
Guest cast:
Jessica Tandy ...... Genevieve
Hans Conried ...... Count Anton Brelius
Donnelly Rhodes .... Johnny Guizet
Patty McCormack .... Gilda Julian
Maurice Marsac ..... Papa Guizet
Martin Kosleck ..... Dr. Klaus Vogel
Michael Fox ........ Dr. Julian
Doris Dowling ...... Judge Leslie Dugan
William Bramley .... Grover Potter
Hedley Mattingly ... Val Valentine
Paul Picerni ....... Bill Clark
William Betts ...... Clerk
Synopsis:
A knowledge of art plus a penchant for chicanery add up to an elaborate
scheme for income tax evasion. O’Hara attempts to build an income-tax
evasion case against a racketeer specializing in art swindles. [RF]

1.19 O'Hara, US Treasury: OPERATION: RAKE-OFF
11Feb72 CBS Fri
Directed by Sam C. Freedle
Written by James Doherty
Starring: David Janssen (as Jim O'Hara)
Guest cast:
Godfrey Cambridge ... Win Ethan
Brock Peters ........ Jess Florian
Nancy Wilson......... Poppy Grant
Edward Andrews....... Austin Bailey
Alan Dexter ......... Richard S. King
Barbara Rhoades ..... Tina Grace
Yvonne Craig ........ Inez Malcolm
James Lydon ......... Lee Foster
Richard Roat ........ Stanley Turner
Jean Norman ......... Eleanor
Tony Monaco ......... Inspector Tom Cheney
Synopsis:
A comic denied work for disavowing the racketeers who launched his
career exacts a price for returning him to the stage involving briberyof a revenue agent. [RF]

1.20 O'Hara, US Treasury: OPERATION: MR. FELIX
18Feb72 CBS Fri
Directed by Alan Crosland
Written by Tony Patino
Starring: David Janssen (as Jim O'Hara)
Guest cast:
Dana Wynter ......... Mrs. Merrill
Carlos Romero ....... Peter Wade
Warren Stevens ......
Norman Lloyd ........
John Day ............
Craig Curtis ........
Sarah Kennedy ....... Miss Moscrip
Clark Howat ......... Dan "Rusty" Gates
Synopsis:
O’Hara must track down a counterfeiter before vengeful mobsters do. [RF]

1.21 O'Hara, US Treasury: OPERATION: GOOD CITIZEN
03Mar72 CBS Fri
Directed by Richard Moder
Written by Dick Morgan
Starring: David Janssen (as Jim O'Hara)
Guest cast:
Martha Hyer ......... Laura Albin
John Larch .......... Mike Albin
Scott Walker ........ Vic Dondine
Larry Pennell ....... Charles Donaldson
Ahna Capri .......... Jean Houser
Robert Mandan ....... George Landy
Sid McCoy ........... Councilman Hellman
Douglas Kennedy ..... Policeman
Synopsis:
The embittered wife of an organized crime lord is setting
him up for a fall and endangering O'Hara. [RF]

1.22 O'Hara, US Treasury: OPERATION: SMOKESCREEN
10Mar72 CBS Fri (rerun 01Sep72)
Directed by James Neilson
Written by Dan Ullman
Starring: David Janssen (as Jim O'Hara)
Guest cast:
Norman Fell ......... Leo Walsh
Jack Ging ........... Arthur Harlan
Paul Picerni ........ Bill Clark
Leslie Parrish ...... Olga Miles
Don Stroud .......... Willie
Carl Ballantine ..... Doc Ellery
Len Wayland ......... Walter Land
Marion Brash ........ Rose Walsh
Bill Williams ....... Willoughby
William Bryant ...... John Cossett
Dee Dee Elsinger .... Melissa Walsh
Synopsis 1:
O’Hara hires on in a casino as a card dealer to gather evidence
of income-tax evasion against the club’s owner. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
O'Hara poses as a croupier to prove that the casino owner is hiding cash from the IRS. [RF]

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Summer Reruns (17Mar72-08Sep72)
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[--] 17Mar72 rerun of 1.04 "Operation: Bribery" (first aired 08Oct71)
[--] 01Sep72 rerun of 1.22 "Operation: Smokescreen" (first aired 10Mar72)

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