CTVA US Crime - "The Plainclothesman" (DuMont) Season 4 (1952-53)

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Starring Ken Lynch (as The Lieutenant)
Season 4 (DuMont) (1952-53)
Episode Guide - compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Tom Alger, Rina Fox [Updated April 2017]
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]

 4.01 [149] The Plainclothesman: A KILL FOR A DRILL
07Sep1952 WABD Sun 9:30pm Eastern [Brooklyn Daily Eagle]
23Sep1952 DuMont Tue 9:00 PM Pacific [Independent Long Beach]
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison
Synopsis:
If a wife wants to save her husband from paying for a murder
he didn't commit she must turn in her own son as the culprit.
This tough decision faces Mary Wemmler.

4.02 [150] The Plainclothesman: THE TANGLED WEB
14Sep1952 WABD Sun 9:30pm Eastern [Brooklyn Daily Eagle]
30Sep1952 DuMont Tue 9:00 PM Pacific [Independent Long Beach]
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

4.03 [151] The Plainclothesman: STOP, LOOK AND LISTEN
21Sep1952 WABD Sun 9:30pm Eastern [Brooklyn Daily Eagle]
07Oct1952 DuMont Tue 9:00 PM Pacific [Independent Long Beach]
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

4.04 [152] The Plainclothesman: LETHAL COCKTAIL
28Sep1952 WABD Sun 9:30pm Eastern [Brooklyn Daily Eagle]
14Oct1952 KTTV Tue 9:00 PM Pacific [Independent Long Beach]
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison
Synopsis:
Communist spy activity in the U.S. has the Plainclothesman
asking alot of questions.

4.05 [153] The Plainclothesman: THE WILDCATTER
05Oct1952 WABD Sun 9:30pm
21Oct1952 KTTV Tue 9pm
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

4.06 [154] The Plainclothesman: THE RECLUSE
12Oct1952 WABD Sun 9:30pm
28Oct1952 KTTV Tue 9pm
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

4.07 [155] The Plainclothesman: THE BLIND EYE WITNESS
19Oct1952 WABD Sun 9:30pm
04Nov1952 KTTV Tue 9pm
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

4.08 [156] The Plainclothesman: THE FATAL COINCIDENCE
26Oct1952 WABD Sun 9:30pm
11Nov1952 KTTV Tue 9pm
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

4.09 [157] The Plainclothesman: THE UPHOLSTERER'S CORD
02Nov1952 WABD Sun 9:30pm
18Nov1952 KTTV Tue 9pm
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

4.10 [158] The Plainclothesman: THE BIRTHDAY PRESENT
09Nov1952 WABD Sun 9:30pm
25Nov1952 KTTV Tue 9pm
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

4.11 [159] The Plainclothesman: THE PHILANTHROPIST
16Nov1952 WABD Sun 9:30pm
02Dec1952 KTTV Tue 9pm
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

4.12 [160] The Plainclothesman: THE FATAL CONSPIRACY
23Nov1952 WABD Sun 9:30pm
09Dec1952 KTTV Tue 9pm
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

4.13 [161] The Plainclothesman: CODE
30Nov1952 WABD Sun 9:30pm
16Dec1952 KTTV Tue 9pm
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

4.14 [162] The Plainclothesman: JILTED
07Dec1952 WABD Sun 9:30pm
23Dec1952 KTTV Tue 9pm
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

4.15 [163] The Plainclothesman: DANGER - HIGH VOLTAGE
14Dec1952 WABD Sun 9:30pm
30Dec1952 KTTV Tue 9pm
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

4.16 [164] The Plainclothesman: THE SUBTLE KILLER
21Dec1952 WABD Sun 9:30pm
06Jan1953 KTTV Tue 9pm
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

4.17 [165] The Plainclothesman: TRAGEDY AT DOG POINT
28Dec1952 WABD Sun 9:30pm
13Jan1953 KTTV Tue 9pm
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

4.18 [166] The Plainclothesman: HOT CHECK
04Jan1953 WABD Sun 9:30pm
20Jan1953 KTTV Tue 9pm
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

4.19 [167] The Plainclothesman: HARD-HEARTED FRIEDA
11Jan1953 WABD Sun 9:30pm
27Jan1953 KTTV Tue 9pm
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

4.20 [168] The Plainclothesman: THE HEX WOMAN
18Jan1953 WABD Sun 9:30pm
03Feb1953 KTTV Tue 9pm
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison
Synopsis:
Enraged townspeople wish to rid their mountain community
of a woman whose superstitions lead to her death.

4.21 [169] The Plainclothesman: THE ARCADE
25Jan1953 WABD Sun 9:30pm
10Feb1953 KTTV Tue 9pm
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

4.22 [170] The Plainclothesman: THE CARELESS KILLER
01Feb1953 WABD Sun 9:30pm
17Feb1953 KTTV Tue 9pm
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison
Synopsis:
Prison riots and escapes lead the Plainclothes for the search
of two escaped convicts.

4.23 [171] The Plainclothesman: CAESAR'S WIFE
08Feb1953 WABD Sun 9:30pm
24Feb1953 KTTV Tue 9pm
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

4.24 [172] The Plainclothesman: TOO MUCH EVIDENCE
15Feb1953 WABD Sun 9:30pm
03Mar1953 KTTV Tue 9pm
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

4.25 [173] The Plainclothesman: BIG TIM
22Feb1953 WABD Sun 9:30pm
10Mar1953 KTTV Tue 9pm
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

4.26 [174] The Plainclothesman: THE UNKNOWN COUPLE
01Mar1953 WABD Sun 9:30pm
17Mar1953 KTTV Tue 9pm
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

4.27 [175] The Plainclothesman: THE FUGITIVE
08Mar1953 WABD Sun 9:30pm
24Mar1953 KTTV Tue 9pm
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

4.28 [176] The Plainclothesman: DISHONOR AMONG THIEVES
15Mar1953 WABD Sun 9:30pm
31Mar1953 KTTV Tue 9pm
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

4.29 [177] The Plainclothesman: THE DEATH STONE
22Mar1953 WABD Sun 9:30pm
07Apr1953 KTTV Tue 9pm
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

4.30 [178] The Plainclothesman: THE BRACELET
29Mar1953 WABD Sun 9:30pm
14Apr1953 KTTV Tue 9pm
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

4.31 [179] The Plainclothesman: BACKWASH
05Apr1953 WABD Sun 9:30pm [rerun 15Aug54]
21Apr1953 KTTV Tue 9pm
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

4.32 [180] The Plainclothesman: THE INCRIMINATING GLOVE
12Apr1953 WABD Sun 9:30pm
28Apr1953 KTTV Tue 9pm
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

4.33 [181] The Plainclothesman: THE HILLSDALE MYSTERY
19Apr1953 WABD Sun 9:30pm
05May1953 KTTV Tue 9pm
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

4.34 [182] The Plainclothesman: THE SHOE AND HEEL
26Apr1953 WABD Sun 9:30pm
12May1953 KTTV Tue 9pm
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

4.35 [183] The Plainclothesman: GIRL OVERBOARD
03May1953 WABD Sun 9:30pm
19May1953 KTTV Tue 9pm
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

4.36 [184] The Plainclothesman: THE STATUE
10May1953 WABD Sun 9:30pm
26May1953 KTTV Tue 9pm
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

4.37 [185] The Plainclothesman: FATALLY AMBITIOUS
17May1953 WABD Sun 9:30pm
02Jun1953 KTTV Tue 9pm
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

4.38 [186] The Plainclothesman: THE UNWELCOME PRODIGAL
24May1953 WABD Sun 9:30pm
09Jun1953 KTTV Tue 9pm
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

4.39 [187] The Plainclothesman: EXHAUSTED LUCK
31May1953 WABD Sun 9:30pm
16Jun1953 KTTV Tue 9pm
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison
Synopsis:
Two competing numbers rackets underestimate the luck
of the police as the Plainclothesman and Sgt. Brady collect the bets.

4.40 [188] The Plainclothesman: FAMILY REUNION
07Jun1953 WABD Sun 9:30pm
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison
Synopsis:
An elderly millionaire is strangled to death while effecting
a reconciliation with his relatives.

4.41 [189] The Plainclothesman: THE UNLUCKY GROOM
14Jun1953 WABD Sunday 9:30pm
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison
Synopsis:
The unseen lieutenant finds the murder of an aged man
with a psychopathic desire to design jewelry who is killed
two weeks after his marriage to a burlesque dancer.

4.42 [190] The Plainclothesman: A MATTER OF SELF DEFENSE
21Jun1953 WABD Sun 9:30pm
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison
with
Helen Gilette
Synopsis:
Two jealous women, a roulette table victim and
a bodyguard provide clues to the murder of a gambling house owner.

4.43 [191] The Plainclothesman: NEUROTIC CARRIE
28Jun1953 WABD Sun 9:30pm
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison
Synopsis:
A quack hair demonstrator, his pretty show girl partner,
and a thousand dollar loan spell death. [TA]
Synopsis 2:
A jeweler with a passion for designing, a burlesque dancer
with a passion for money and a rich customer with a longing for the dancer, are the three unhappy
members of a triangle that ends in murder. [Lowell, Sun]

4.44 [192] The Plainclothesman: TRUCKERS WELCOME
05Jul1953 WABD Sun 9:30pm
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison
Synopsis:
The unseen lieutenant succeeds in apprehending a murderer and breaking up a monopoly of truckers'
motels after the owners henchman is killed.

4.45 [193] The Plainclothesman: WHO'S CRAZY?
12Jul1953 WABD Sun 9:30pm
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison
Synopsis:
In an attempt to protect his unbalance sister, a young man becomes involved with a robbery ring
and accidental murder.

4.46 [194] The Plainclothesman: SCANDAL SHEET
19Jul1953 WABD Sun 9:30pm
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

4.47 [195] The Plainclothesman: TOO SMART TO LIVE
26Jul1953 WABD Sun 9:30pm (East Coast)
08Aug1953 KTTV (West Coast) [San Mateo Times]
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison
Synopsis:
A beautiful photog and an amorous client tangle over a fortune in diamonds.

4.48 [196] The Plainclothesman: THE SYMPATHETIC KILLER
02Aug1953 WABD Sun 9:30pm (East Coast)
15Aug1953 KTTV (West Coast)
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

4.49 [197] The Plainclothesman: CHAIN ACTION
09Aug1953 WABD Sun 9:30pm (East Coast)
22Aug1953 KTTV (West Coast)
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison
Synopsis:
When a bored wife is found dead, suspicion immediately falls on her parasite husband.

4.50 [198] The Plainclothesman: OPENING NIGHT
16Aug1953 WABD Sun 9:30pm (East Coast)
29Aug1953 KTTV (West Coast)
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

4.51 [199] The Plainclothesman: A PAIR OF SHOES
23Aug1953 WABD Sun 9:30pm (East Coast)
06Sep1953 KTTV (West Coast)
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

4.52 [200] The Plainclothesman: DEATH ON THE FARM
30Aug1953 WABD Sun 9:30pm (East Coast)
13Sep1953 KTTV (West Coast)
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison
Synopsis:
A hard-bitten farm owner is killed when a bale of hay he is hoisting falls on him. The criminal is
tracked down through the odor of animal medication for Sergeant Brady suspects the farmer did not
meet his death accidentally.
 
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