CTVA US Crime - "The Plainclothesman" (DuMont) Season 2 (1950-51)

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Starring Ken Lynch (as The Lieutenant)
Season 2 (DuMont) (1950-51)
Episode Guide - compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Tom Alger, Rina Fox
references:
TV Guide / Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive / Writers Guild of America (wga)


   ############ The Plainclothesman #############
############# season 2 1950-51 ###############
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    DuMont Wed 9:30 PM Eastern / Tuesdays 9:30 pm PST California.

2.01 [48] The Plainclothesman: CAUSE OF DEATH
06Sep50 DuMont Wed [NY Times]
starring Ken Lynch

2.02 [49] The Plainclothesman: THE PERFECT FRAME-UP
13Sep50 DuMont Wed [NY Times]
starring Ken Lynch
with
Patricia Shay

2.03 [50] The Plainclothesman: THE CASE OF THE INNOCENT KILLER
20Sep50 DuMont Wed [NY Times]
07Nov50 DuMont Tue [Long Beach Independent]
starring Jack Orrison

2.03 [51] The Plainclothesman: THE LAST DRINK WAS FATAL
27Sep50 DuMont Wed [NY Times]
14Nov50 DuMont Tue [Long Beach Independent]
starring Jack Orrison

2.04 [52] The Plainclothesman: A STAB IN THE BACK
04Oct50 DuMont Wed NY
21Nov50 DuMont Tue CA [Long Beach Independent]
starring Jack Orrison

2.05 [53] The Plainclothesman: FREE TICKET TO THE CHAIR
11Oct50 DuMont Wed NY
28Nov50 DuMont Tue CA [Long Beach Independent] (lists Chair as Chase)
starring Ken Lynch

2.06 [54] The Plainclothesman: ONE SLIGHT MISTAKE
18Oct50 DuMont Wed NY
05Dec50 DuMont Tue CA [Long Beach Independent]
starring Ken Lynch

2.07 [55] The Plainclothesman: MANHOLE
25Oct50 DuMont Wed NY
12Dec50 DuMont Tue CA [Long Beach Independent]
starring Ken Lynch

2.08 [56] The Plainclothesman: SUICIDE SWING
01Nov50 DuMont Wed NY
19Dec50 DuMont Tue CA [Long Beach Independent]
starring Ken Lynch & Jack Orrison

2.09 [57] The Plainclothesman: THE CASE OF THE CONFLICTING PRINT
08Nov50 DuMont Wed NY
26Dec50 DuMont Tue CA [Long Beach Independent] (listed as Paint)
starring Ken Lynch

2.10 [58] The Plainclothesman: DEATH FROM NOWHERE
15Nov50 DuMont Wed NY
02Jan51 DuMont Tue CA [Long Beach Independent]
starring Ken Lynch & Jack Orrison

2.11 [59] The Plainclothesman: SMOKED HAM
22Nov50 DuMont Wed NY
09Jan51 DuMont Tue CA [Long Beach Independent]
starring Ken Lynch

2.12 [60] The Plainclothesman: WHEEL OF DEATH
29Nov50 DuMont Wed NY
16Jan51 DuMont Tue CA [Long Beach Independent]
starring Ken Lynch & Jack Orrison

2.13 [61] The Plainclothesman: THE HUNTING KNIFE MURDER
06Dec50 DuMont Wed NY
23Jan51 DuMont Tue CA [Long Beach Independent]
starring Ken Lynch & Jack Orrison
Synopsis:
The Plainclothesman finds that $30,000 is involved in the hunting knife murder. [RF]

2.14 [62] The Plainclothesman: THE BOOK THAT WAS OVERDUE
13Dec50 DuMont Wed NY
30Jan51 DuMont Tue CA [Long Beach Independent]
starring Ken Lynch

2.15 [63] The Plainclothesman: THE CORPSE WHO WAS FIT TO BE TIED
20Dec50 DuMont Wed NY
06Feb51 DuMont Tue CA [Long Beach Independent] (title listed as "Piece of Rope")
starring Ken Lynch & Jack Orrison

2.16 [64] The Plainclothesman: THE FATEFUL KISS
27Dec50 DuMont Wed NY
13Feb51 DuMont Tue CA [Long Beach Independent]
starring Ken Lynch & Jack Orrison

2.17 [65] The Plainclothesman: DEATH C.O.D.
03Jan51 DuMont Wed NY
20Feb51 DuMont Tue CA [Long Beach Independent]
starring Ken Lynch & Jack Orrison

2.18 [66] The Plainclothesman: MURDER BY NEGLECT
10Jan51 DuMont Wed NY
27Feb51 DuMont Tue CA [Long Beach Independent]
starring Ken Lynch & Jack Orrison

2.19 [67] The Plainclothesman: STORM WARNING
17Jan51 DuMont Wed NY
06Mar51 DuMont Tue CA [Long Beach Independent]
starring Ken Lynch & Jack Orrison

2.20 [68] The Plainclothesman: THE NEEDLE OF DEATH
24Jan51 DuMont Wed NY
13Mar51 DuMont Tue CA [Long Beach Independent]
starring Ken Lynch

2.21 [69] The Plainclothesman: MAN OVERBOARD
31Jan51 DuMont Wed NY
20Mar51 DuMont Tue CA [Long Beach Independent]
starring Ken Lynch

2.22 [70] The Plainclothesman: THE KILLER OF THE DYING
07Feb51 DuMont Wed NY
27Mar51 DuMont Tue CA [Long Beach Independent]
starring Ken Lynch & Jack Orrison

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California airings move from Tuesdays to Thursdays from 05Apr51
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2.23 [71] The Plainclothesman: DEATH HUNT
14Feb51 DuMont Wed NY
05Apr51 DuMont Thur CA [Long Beach Independent]
starring Ken Lynch & Jack Orrison

2.24 [72] The Plainclothesman: YANKEE DOODLE MURDER
21Feb51 DuMont Wed NY
starring Ken Lynch

2.25 [73] The Plainclothesman: THE HAVEMEYER CASE
28Feb51 DuMont Wed NY
starring Ken Lynch

2.26 [74] The Plainclothesman: THE UPSIDE DOWN CLUE
07Mar51 DuMont Wed NY
starring Ken Lynch

[--] The Plainclothesman:
12Apr51 DuMont Thur CA [Long Beach Press-Telegram]
pre-empted this week only for The Edison Company special.

2.27 [75] The Plainclothesman: FIRST PRIZE MURDER
14Mar51 DuMont Wed NY
19Apr51 DuMont Thur CA [Long Beach Press-Telegram]
starring Ken Lynch & Jack Orrison

2.28 [76] The Plainclothesman: DEATH BEHIND THE DOOR
21Mar51 DuMont Wed NY
26Apr51 DuMont Thur CA [Long Beach Press-Telegram]
starring Ken Lynch & Jack Orrison

2.29 [77] The Plainclothesman: END OF THE LINE
28Mar51 DuMont Wed NY
03May51 DuMont Thur CA [Long Beach Press-Telegram]
starring Ken Lynch

2.30 [78] The Plainclothesman: CONDEMNED
04Apr51 DuMont Wed NY
10May51 DuMont Thur CA [Long Beach Press-Telegram]
starring Ken Lynch & Jack Orrison
Synopsis:
The Plainclothesman delves into the homicide field in a case of fires and murders. [RF]

2.31 [79] The Plainclothesman: TICKET TO DEATH
11Apr51 DuMont Wed NY
17May51 DuMont Thur CA [Long Beach Press-Telegram]
starring Ken Lynch & Jack Orrison

2.32 [80] The Plainclothesman: BLOOD MONEY PAYOFF
18Apr51 DuMont Wed NY
starring Ken Lynch & Jack Orrison

2.33 [81] The Plainclothesman: FEAR STREET
25Apr51 DuMont Wed NY
31May51 DuMont Thur CA [Long Beach Press-Telegram]
starring Ken Lynch & Jack Orrison

2.34 [82] The Plainclothesman: DEATH STRIKES OUT
02May51 DuMont Wed NY
starring Ken Lynch & Jack Orrison

2.35 [83] The Plainclothesman: THE BAMBOO DOLL
09May51 DuMont Wed NY
24May51 DuMont Thur CA [Long Beach Press-Telegram]
starring Ken Lynch & Jack Orrison
Synopsis:
A wealthy and unscrupulous woman is mysteriously stabbed to death on her yacht. [RF]

2.36 [84] The Plainclothesman: YOUR LITTLE LAMBS
16May51 DuMont Wed NY
starring Ken Lynch & Jack Orrison

2.37 [--] The Plainclothesman: DECOY TO THE DEATH HOUSE
23May51 DuMont Wed NY
07Jun51 DuMont Thur CA [Long Beach Press-Telegram]
starring Ken Lynch & Jack Orrison
Synopsis:
The Plainclothesman has three suspects in the murder of a schoolteacher. [RF]

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*NOTE: 30May51 DuMont Wed NY - "Shadow of the Cloak" premieres in "The Plainclothesman" spot. [NY Times]

*NOTE: 21Jun51 DuMont Thur CA - "The Plainclothesman" has donned his suit and departed to make room for
"Pantomime Quiz". [Long Beach Press-Telegram]
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2.x [--] The Plainclothesman: HOUSE OF KATE
22Jul51 DuMont Sun NY
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

2.x [--] The Plainclothesman: KILLER FOR HIRE
29Jul51 DuMont Sun NY
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

2.x [--] The Plainclothesman: TATTLE-TALE RAIN
05Aug51 DuMont Sun NY
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison
Synopsis:
A gangster slaying leads the Plainclothesman to the seedier side of life. [RF]

2.x [--] The Plainclothesman: FUN HOUSE TRAGEDY
12Aug51 DuMont Sun NY
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

2.x [--] The Plainclothesman: WOMAN STRANGLER
19Aug51 DuMont Sun NY
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison
Synopsis:
The Plainclothesman faces four murders with meager clues until he finds the solution. [RF]

2.x [--] The Plainclothesman: APPOINTMENT WITH DISASTER
26Aug51 DuMont Sun NY
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

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