CTVA US Crime - "The Plainclothesman" (DuMont) Season 3 (1951-52)

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Starring Ken Lynch (as The Lieutenant)
Season 3 (DuMont) (1951-52)
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)


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 DuMont Network - Sundays 9:30 PM Eastern (East Coast)
DuMont Network - Tuesdays (West Coast)
West Coast Newslistings - "Independent Long Beach" and "San Mateo Herald". [RF]

  DuMont Network Sundays then switched back and forth between Thursdays and Tuesdays.
9:30 PM Eastern and Pacific [RF]
  
3.01 [--] The Plainclothesman: THE LIFEGUARD AND THE LADY
02Sep51 DuMont Sun
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

3.02 [--] The Plainclothesman: THE FINE ART OF HOMICIDE
09Sep51 DuMont Sun
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

3.03 [--] The Plainclothesman: FINAL FLIGHT
16Sep51 DuMont Sun
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

3.04 [--] The Plainclothesman: DISASTROUS CIRCUMSTANCE
23Sep51 DuMont Sun
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

3.05 [--] The Plainclothesman:
30Sep51 DuMont Sun
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

3.06 [--] The Plainclothesman: SLEEP FOR SALE
07Oct51 DuMont Sun
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

3.07 [--] The Plainclothesman: THE RUDIMENTS OF HOMICIDE
14Oct51 DuMont Sun
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

3.08 [--] The Plainclothesman: MODEL WIFE
21Oct51 DuMont Sun
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

3.09 [--] The Plainclothesman: THE JACKPOT
28Oct51 DuMont Sun
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

3.10 [--] The Plainclothesman: TRAGEDY OF BRANT COVE
04Nov51 DuMont Sun
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

3.11 [--] The Plainclothesman: MOTIVE GREED
11Nov51 DuMont Sun
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

3.12 [--] The Plainclothesman:
18Nov51 DuMont Sun
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

3.13 [--] The Plainclothesman: HOMICIDE IN THE HEIR
25Nov51 DuMont Sun
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

3.14 [--] The Plainclothesman: FOUND MONEY
02Dec51 DuMont Sun
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

3.15 [--] The Plainclothesman: DOUBLE TRIANGLE
09Dec51 DuMont Sun
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison
Synopsis:
After the murder of a socialite the Plainclothesman finds himself mixed up in a ring of deceit.[RF]

3.16 [--] The Plainclothesman: PERFECT SET-UP
16Dec51 DuMont Sun
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison
Synopsis:
The Plainclothesman investigates a bank robbery.

3.17 [--] The Plainclothesman:
23Dec51 DuMont Sun
aired no details given

3.18 [--] The Plainclothesman: $10000 REWARD
30Dec51 DuMont Sun
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

3.19 [--] The Plainclothesman: AN INCIDENT AT JEFFION
06Jan52 DuMont Sun
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

3.20 [--] The Plainclothesman: CONVICT'S REVENGE
13Jan52 DuMont Thurs
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison
Synopsis:
The Plainclothesman has to deal with a recently released convict and a murder.[RF]

3.21 [--] The Plainclothesman: BASIC INTRIGUE
20Jan52 DuMont Sun
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

3.22 [--] The Plainclothesman: A MATTER OF HONOR
27Jan52 DuMont Sun
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

3.23 [--] The Plainclothesman: THE MISSING COAT
03Feb52 DuMont Sun
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

3.24 [--] The Plainclothesman: THE SWAMP
10Feb52 DuMont Sun
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

3.25 [--] The Plainclothesman:
21Feb52 DuMont Thurs
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

3.26 [--] The Plainclothesman: HOT CARS
28Feb52 DuMont Thurs
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison
Synopsis:
A murder, sales of stolen cars, a woman and some other exciting circumstances combine to make the
Plainclothesman dig into for clues.[RF]

3.27 [--] The Plainclothesman: THE IMPERFECT CRIME
06Mar52 DuMont Thurs
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

3.28 [--] The Plainclothesman: THE CURIOUS GIRL
13Mar52 DuMont Thurs
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison
Synopsis:
The arsenic poisoning of a beautiful girl lead the Plainclothesman to an act of jealousy.[RF]

3.29 [--] The Plainclothesman: THE INNOCENT EMBEZZLER
20Mar52 DuMont Thurs
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison
Synopsis:
A chief bookkeeper of a firm comes to homicide with a story that someone has juggled his books and intends to pin
it on him since he once served a prison term. The next day the man is found dead, the result of a fall from
a 20-story building.[RF]

3.30 [--] The Plainclothesman: THE CULTURED MUG
27Mar52 DuMont Thurs
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

3.31 [--] The Plainclothesman: MISSING KEY
03Apr52 DuMont Thurs
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison
Synopsis:
A dead body and a broken barrel lead the Plainclothesman in a perplexing case of lost and found.[RF]

3.32 [--] The Plainclothesman: DOUBLE TROUBLE
10Apr52 DuMont Thurs
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison
Guest cast:
Helen Gillette
Synopsis:
The Plainclothesman's suspect has an airtight alibi on a murder case.[RF]

3.33 [--] The Plainclothesman: UNEXPECTED KNOCKOUT
17Apr52 DuMont Thurs
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

3.34 [--] The Plainclothesman: FORTY-EIGHT HOURS TO LIVE
24Apr52 DuMont Thurs
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison
Synopsis:
A murder drama involving jealousy which nearly hangs an innocent person.[RF]

3.35 [--] The Plainclothesman: A PHONE CALL TO A KILLER
01May52 DuMont Thurs
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison
Synopsis:
A man dies in a phone booth. In the booth he left a small memo turned to a page with four phone numbers on it. With
this clue the Plainclothesman goes seeking the killer.[RF]

3.36 [--] The Plainclothesman: MISSING GIFT
08May52 DuMont Thurs
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison
Synopsis:
The Plainclothesman investigates the murder of a Chinese-American seaman who is just back from a trip and departs on
one to see his Honorable Ancestors.[RF]

3.37 [--] The Plainclothesman: UNWELCOME HUSBAND
15May52 DuMont Thurs
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison
Synopsis:
The Plainclothesman has to deal with a murder by hit-and-run of a man presumed dead some five years before. The man
returns to find his wife remarried and his business partner in complete charge. He is killed by his partner's car,
but for the driver's identity tune in.[RF]

3.38 [--] The Plainclothesman:
22May52 DuMont Thurs
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

3.39 [--] The Plainclothesman: DISAPPEARING DOCTOR
29May52 DuMont Thurs
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison
Synopsis:
The Plainclothesman finds a body of a dead man and fails to find a doctor or a nurse who should have been home.[RF]

3.40 [--] The Plainclothesman: RESPECTABLE FAMILY
05Jun52 DuMont Thurs
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

3.41 [--] The Plainclothesman: POWER OF SUGGESTION
10Jun52 DuMont Tue 9:00 PM Pacific
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison
*NOTE: The Plainclothesman has shifted to Tuesdays at 9pm from Thursdays so that  "Not For Publication" can finally
get a time slot on a regular basis.[RF]

3.42 [--] The Plainclothesman: THE FRONT RUNNER
17Jun52 DuMont Tue 9:00 PM Pacific
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

3.43 [--] The Plainclothesman: A MATTER OF LEVERAGE
24Jun52 DuMont Tue 9:00 PM Pacific
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison
Synopsis:
What was supposed to be an accidental death turns out to be murder in a factory.[RF]

3.44 [--] The Plainclothesman: AVENGING HARPOON
01Jul52 DuMont Tue 9:00 PM Pacific
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison
Synopsis:
The plainclothesman is on the search for the killer of Al Fisher who was murdered with a harpoon.[RF]

3.45 [--] The Plainclothesman: THREE THOUSAND DOLLAR DIME
08Jul52 DuMont Tue 9:00 PM Pacific
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison
Synopsis:
When a bank teller is found shot to death it doesn't look like suicide for no shortage is found and the
Plainclothesman finally solves the mystery.[RF]

3.46 [--] The Plainclothesman: FATAL LINE
15Jul52 DuMont Tue 9:00 PM Pacific
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison
Synopsis:
A nail in a base board with a small piece of fishline tied to it gives the first clue to the death of a baseball
pitcher who tumbled down the gymnasium steps.[RF]

3.47 [--] The Plainclothesman: MACHINE GUN DOTTIE
22Jul52 DuMont Tue 9:00 PM Pacific
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison
Synopsis:
A gangland killing lands the Plainclothesman in the thick of things.[RF]

3.48 [--] The Plainclothesman: (episode title not known)
30Jul52 DuMont Tue 9:00 PM Pacific
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison
Synopsis:
A double killing with an unusual angle is solved by the unseen detective.[RF]

3.49 [--] The Plainclothesman: MODEL SECRETARY
05Aug52 DuMont Tue 9:00 PM Pacific [Independent Long Beach]
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison
Synopsis:
How modern police laboratory methods are used to identify a body from which all identification marks
and papers have been removed. [RF]

3.50 [--] The Plainclothesman: UNWELCOME GUEST
12Aug52 DuMont Tue 9:00 PM Pacific [Independent Long Beach]
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison
Synopsis:
A killer is holding a woman hostage in an apartment and is maneuvered into position for "the kill".[RF]

3.51 [--] The Plainclothesman:
17Aug52 DuMont Tue 9:00 PM Pacific [Independent Long Beach]
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

3.52 [--] The Plainclothesman (episode title unknown)
24Aug52 DuMont Sun 9:30 PM Eastern

3.53 [--] The Plainclothesman (episode title unknown)
31Aug52 DuMont Sun 9:30 PM Eastern

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