CTVA US Crime - "The Plainclothesman" (DuMont) Season 5 (1953-54)

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Starring Ken Lynch (as The Lieutenant)
Season 5 (DuMont) (1953-54)
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)


   ############ The Plainclothesman #############
############# season 5 1953-54 ###############
############### (final season) ###############
DuMont Network - Sundays 9:30pm Eastern (East COast)
Aired two weeks later on the West Coast

 5.01 [201] The Plainclothesman: THE CAT
06Sep1953 WABD Sun 9:30pm
27Sep1953 KTTV
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison
Synopsis:
A timid young man unwittingly becomes involved with a dope pusher when he rents his house to her in "The Cat".

5.02 [202] The Plainclothesman: THE BUFFALO KILLER
13Sep1953 WABD Sun 9:30pm
04Oct1953
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison
Synopsis:
A brash western showman cons an ambitious young woman out of $5000.

5.03 [203] The Plainclothesman: THE DELINQUENT
20Sep1953 WABD Sun 9:30pm (rerun 12Sep54)
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison
Synopsis:
Detectives try to determine why a young boy is led to crime.

5.04 [204] The Plainclothesman: AN ACCIDENTAL FALL
27Sep1953 WABD Sun 9:30pm
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

5.05 [205] The Plainclothesman: THE TRIPLE DOUBLECROSS
04Oct1953 WABD Sun 9:30pm
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

5.06 [206] The Plainclothesman: MUMMY CASE
11Oct1953 WABD Sun 9:30pm
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

5.07 [207] The Plainclothesman: RECKLESS DRIVER
18Oct1953 WABD Sun 9:30pm [rerun 22Aug54]
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

5.08 [208] The Plainclothesman: THE FACULTY TEA
25Oct1953 WABD Sun 9:30pm
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison
Synopsis:
The story of Trude Sommers who was murdered for her efforts toward the de-emphasization of football.

5.09 [209] The Plainclothesman: THE CANDLE CLUE
01Nov1953 WABD Sun 9:30pm
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

5.10 [210] The Plainclothesman: THE HAM
08Nov1953 WABD Sun 9:30pm
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

5.11 [211] The Plainclothesman: THE SCENT OF THE KILL
15Nov1953 WABD Sun 9:30pm
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

5.12 [212] The Plainclothesman: THE TRUST
22Nov1953 WABD Sun 9:30pm
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

5.13 [213] The Plainclothesman: THE HEAVY FOOT
29Nov1953 WABD Sun 9:30pm
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

5.14 [214] The Plainclothesman: TRAGIC SOLUTION
06Dec1953 WABD Sun 9:30pm [rerun 01Aug54]
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

5.15 [215] The Plainclothesman: MIXED DOUBLES
13Dec1953 WABD Sun 9:30pm [rerun 29Aug54]
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

5.16 [216] The Plainclothesman: MURDER BY TRANSCRIPTION
20Dec1953 WABD Sun 9:30pm
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison
Synopsis:
A violin virturoso is found murdered.

5.17 [217] The Plainclothesman: TWISTED NATURE
27Dec1953 WABD Sun 9:30pm
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison
Synopsis:
A young woman falls in love with a wealthy man who is partially paralyzed.

5.18 [218] The Plainclothesman: THE UNRECKONABLE FACTOR
03Jan1954 WABD Sun 9:30pm (Rerun 11Jul1954 WABD Sun 9:30pm)
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

5.19 [219] The Plainclothesman: THE FATAL PARTNERSHIP
10Jan1954 WABD Sun 9:30pm
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison
Synopsis:
Partner in a business firm is killed and the surviving partner is chief suspect.

5.20 [220] The Plainclothesman: TREACHEROUS COURSE
17Jan1954 WABD Sun 9:30pm
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison
Synopsis:
The no-good son of a wealthy family becomes indebted to a gambler, and agrees to help kidnap his own fiancee.

5.21 [221] The Plainclothesman: THE FOUR FLUSHER
24Jan1954 WABD Sun 9:30pm
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison
Synopsis:
A ham actor blows an opportunity in a play, turns to robbery and poses as an insane man in order to escape punishment.

5.22 [222] The Plainclothesman: A WOMAN SCORNED
31Jan1954 WABD Sun 9:30pm
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

5.23 [223] The Plainclothesman: UNCONSIDERED TRIFLE
07Feb1954 WABD Sun 9:30pm
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison
Synopsis:
An importer is killed and his safe robbed. Evidence points to the guilt of one of his young employees who is
about to married and needs money.

5.24 [224] The Plainclothesman: LOST IN TWO MINUTES
14Feb1954 WABD Sun 9:30pm (Rerun 27Jun1954 WABD Sun 9:30pm)
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

[--] The Plainclothesman: TOO SMART TO LIVE
21Feb1954 WABD Sun 9:30pm (Rerun of #4.47 26Jul1953 WABD Sun 9:30pm)(rerun again 08Aug54)
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison
Synopsis:
A racketeer plans his rival's death.


5.25 [225] The Plainclothesman: THE SMART GUY
28Feb1954 WABD Sun 9:30pm (Rerun 04Jul1954 WABD Sun 9:30pm)
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

5.26 [226] The Plainclothesman: FATAL VOYAGE
07Mar1954 WABD Sun 9:30pm
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison
Synopsis:
A body is found in a trunk at a warehouse.

5.27 [227] The Plainclothesman: TRUNK JOB
14Mar1954 WABD Sun 9:30pm
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

5.28 [228] The Plainclothesman: TRAGIC FLIRTATION
21Mar1954 WABD Sun 9:30pm
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

5.29 [229] The Plainclothesman: RURAL INTRIGUE
28Mar1954 WABD Sun 9:30pm (Rerun 20Jun1954 DuMont Sun)
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

*NOTE: The show was dropped from KTTV Dumont on the West Coast and aired it's final episode.
On the East Coast the program continued but in repeats.


5.30 [230] The Plainclothesman: A NICE TRY
04Apr1954 WABD Sun 9:30pm
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison
Synopsis:
A devil's costume incites a man to murder.

5.31 [231] The Plainclothesman: THE FATAL FLAW
11Apr1954 WABD Sun 9:30pm
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

5.32 [232] The Plainclothesman: ESCAPE ARTIST
18Apr1954 WABD Sun 9:30pm
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

5.33 [233] The Plainclothesman: A SISTER ACT
25Apr1954 WABD Sun 9:30pm
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

5.34 [234] The Plainclothesman: THE MERCENARY BEAUTY
02May1954 WABD Sun 9:30pm
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

5.35 [235] The Plainclothesman: THE SICK MAN
09May1954 WABD Sun 9:30pm
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

5.36 [236] The Plainclothesman: A TENSE SITUATION
16May1954 WABD Sun 9:30pm
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

5.37 [237] The Plainclothesman: THE DEVOTED WIFE
23May1954 WABD Sun 9:30pm
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison
Synopsis:
A man married to a younger woman has business troubles. One day he is found dead in his garage.

5.38 [238] The Plainclothesman: NICE LADY
30May1954 WABD Sun 9:30pm
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

5.38 [239] The Plainclothesman: FANTASTIC FRIENDSHIP
06Jun1954 WABD Sun 9:30pm
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison
Synopsis:
The lady manager of a loan office acts charitably one day, but the good deed backfires.

5.40 [240] The Plainclothesman: THE RESOURCEFUL MISS MASON
13Jun1954 WABD Sun 9:30pm
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

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[--] The Plainclothesman: RURAL INTRIGUE
20Jun1954 DuMont Sun (Rerun of #5.29 from 28Mar1954 WABD Sun 9:30pm)
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

[--] The Plainclothesman: LOST IN TWO MINUTES
27Jun1954 WABD Sun 9:30pm (Repeat of #5.24 from 14Feb1954 WABD Sun 9:30pm)
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

[--] The Plainclothesman: THE SMART GUY
04Jul1954 WABD Sun 9:30pm (Repeat of #5.25 from 28Feb1954 WABD Sun 9:30pm)
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

[--] The Plainclothesman: THE UNRECKONABLE FACTOR
11Jul1954 WABD Sun 9:30pm (Repeat of #5.18 from 03Jan1954 WABD Sun 9:30pm)
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

[--] The Plainclothesman: A MATTER OF SELF DEFENSE
18Jul1954 WABD Sun 9:30pm (Repeat of #4.42 from 21Jun1953 WABD Sun 9:30pm)
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

5.47 [247] The Plainclothesman: THE WHISTLING ROOM
25Jul1954 WABD Sun 9:30pm (possibly a rerun)
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

[--] The Plainclothesman: TRAGIC SOLUTION
01Aug1954 WABD Sun 9:30pm [repeat of #5.14 from 06Dec53]
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison


[--] The Plainclothesman: TOO SMART TO LIVE
08Aug1954 WABD Sun 9:30pm [repeat of #4.47 from 26Jul53]
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

[--] The Plainclothesman: BACKWASH
15Aug1954 WABD Sun 9:30pm [repeat of #4.31 from 05Apr53]
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison

[--] The Plainclothesman: RECKLESS DRIVER
22Aug1954 WABD Sun 9:30pm [repeat of #5.7 from 18Oct53]
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison


[--] The Plainclothesman: MIXED DOUBLES
29Aug1954 WABD Sun 9:30pm [repeat of #5.15 from 13Dec53]
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison


[--] The Plainclothesman: THE HAM
05Sep1954 WABD Sun 9:30pm [repeat of #5.10 from 08Nov53]
starring Ken Lynch and Jack Orrison


 5.x [--] The Plainclothesman: THE DELINQUENT (final episode)
12Sep1954 DuMont Sun (repeat of #5.03 from 20Sep53)

*NOTE: This is the last show of the series. [TV-Guide]

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