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
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

5.01 [--] The Plainclothesman: DEATH ON THE FARM
13Sep1953 DuMont Sun
Synopsis:
A hard-bitten farm owner is killen 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. [RF]

5.02 [--] The Plainclothesman: THE DELINQUENT
20Sep1953 DuMont Sun (rerun 12Sep54)
Synopsis:
Detectives try to determine why a young boy is led to crime.

5.03 [--] The Plainclothesman:
27Sep1953 DuMont Sun

5.04 [--] The Plainclothesman: THE BUFFALO KILLER
04Oct1953 DuMont Sun
Synopsis:
A brash western showman cons an ambitious young woman out of $5000.

5.05 [--] The Plainclothesman:
11Oct1953 DuMont Sun

5.06 [--] The Plainclothesman:
18Oct1953 DuMont Sun

5.07 [--] The Plainclothesman:
25Oct1953 DuMont Sun

5.08 [--] The Plainclothesman:
01Nov1953 DuMont Sun

5.09 [--] The Plainclothesman: THE HAM
08Nov1953 DuMont Sun (rerun 05Sep54)

5.10 [--] The Plainclothesman: THE FACULTY TEA
15Nov1953 DuMont Sun
Synopsis:
The story of Trude Sommers who was murdered for her efforts toward the de-emphasization of football.

5.11 [--] The Plainclothesman:
22Nov1953 DuMont Sun

5.12 [--] The Plainclothesman:
29Nov1953 DuMont Sun

5.13 [--] The Plainclothesman:
06Dec1953 DuMont Sun

5.14 [--] The Plainclothesman:
13Dec1953 DuMont Sun

5.15 [--] The Plainclothesman:
20Dec1953 DuMont Sun

5.16 [--] The Plainclothesman:
27Dec1953 DuMont Sun

5.17 [--] The Plainclothesman: MURDER BY TRANSCRIPTION
03Jan1954 DuMont, Sun
Synopsis:
A violin virtuoso is found murdered. [RF]

5.18 [--] The Plainclothesman: TWISTED NATURE
10Jan1954 DuMont, Sun
Synopsis:
A young woman falls in love with a wealthy man who is partially paralyzed. [RF]

5.19 [--] The Plainclothesman: TREACHEROUS COURSE
17Jan1954 DuMont, Sun 8:30pm
Synopsis:
The no-good son of a wealthy family becomes indebted to a gambler, and agrees to help kidnap his own fiancee. [RF]

[--] The Plainclothesman: (episode title unknown) (possibly a rerun)
17Jan1954 DuMont, Sun 11:30pm
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. [RF]

5.20 [--] The Plainclothesman: THE FOUR FLUSHER
24Jan1954 DuMont, Sun 8:30pm
Synopsis:
A ham actor blows an opportunity in a play, turns to robbery and poses as an insane man in order
to escape punishment. [RF]

[--] The Plainclothesman: (episode title unknown) (possibly a rerun)
24Jan1954 DuMont, Sun 11:30pm
Synopsis:
Partner in a business firm is killed and the surviving partner is chief suspect. [RF]

5.21 [--] The Plainclothesman: (episode title unknown)
31Jan1954 DuMont Sun
Synopsis:
Partner in a business firm is killed and the surviving partner is chief suspect.

5.22 [--] The Plainclothesman: (episode title unknown)
07Feb1954 DuMont Sun
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. [RF]

5.23 [--] The Plainclothesman: (episode title unknown)
14Feb1954 DuMont Sun

5.24 [--] The Plainclothesman: (episode title unknown)
21Feb1954 DuMont Sun
Synopsis:
A racketeer plans his rival's death. [RF]

5.25 [--] The Plainclothesman: (episode title unknown)
28Feb1954 DuMont Sun

5.26 [--] The Plainclothesman:
07Mar1954 DuMont Sun

5.27 [--] The Plainclothesman: (episode title unknown)
14Mar1954 DuMont Sun
Synopsis:
A body is found in a trunk at a warehouse. [RF]

5.28 [--] The Plainclothesman: TRAGIC FLIRTATION
21Mar1954 DuMont Sun

5.29 [--] The Plainclothesman:
28Mar1954 DuMont Sun

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*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 ?
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5.x [--] The Plainclothesman: A NICE TRY
04Apr1954 DuMont Sun
Synopsis:
A devil's costume incites a man to murder. [RF]

5.x [--] The Plainclothesman: THE FATAL FLAW
11Apr1954 DuMont Sun

[--] The Plainclothesman:
18Apr1954 DuMont Sun

5.x [--] The Plainclothesman: SISTER ACT
25Apr1954 DuMont Sun

5.x [--] The Plainclothesman: THE MERCENARY BEAUTY
02May1954 DuMont Sun

5.x [--] The Plainclothesman: THE SICK MAN
09May1954 DuMont Sun

[--] The Plainclothesman: A TENSE SITUATION
16May1954 DuMont Sun

5.x [--] The Plainclothesman: THE DEVOTED WIFE
23May1954, DuMont, Sun
Synopsis:
A man married to a younger woman has business troubles. One day he is found dead in his garage. [RF]

5.x [--] The Plainclothesman: NICE LADY
30May1954 DuMont Sun

5.x [--] The Plainclothesman: FANTASTIC FRIENDSHIP
06Jun1954 DuMont Sun
Synopsis:
The lady manager of a loan office acts charitably one day, but the good deed backfires. [RF]

5.x [--] The Plainclothesman: RESOURCEFUL MISS MASON
13Jun1954 DuMont Sun

[--] The Plainclothesman:
20Jun1954 DuMont Sun

5.x [--] The Plainclothesman: LOST IN TWO MINUTES
27Jun1954 DuMont Sun

[--] The Plainclothesman:
04Jul1954 DuMont Sun

[--] The Plainclothesman:
11Jul1954 DuMont Sun

5.x [--] The Plainclothesman: A MATTER OF SELF DEFENSE
18Jul1954 DuMont Sun

5.x [--] The Plainclothesman: THE WHISTLING ROOM
25Jul1954 DuMont Sun

5.x [--] The Plainclothesman: THE TRAGIC SOLUTION
01Aug1954 DuMont Sun

5.x [--] The Plainclothesman: TOO SMART TO LIVE
08Aug1954 DuMont Sun

5.x [--] The Plainclothesman: BACKWASH
15Aug1954 DuMont Sun

5.x [--] The Plainclothesman: RECKLESS DRIVER
22Aug1954 DuMont Sun

5.x [--] The Plainclothesman: MIXED DOUBLES
29Aug1954 DuMont Sun

5.x [--] The Plainclothesman: THE HAM
05Sep1954 DuMont Sun (repeat from 08Nov53)

5.x [--] The Plainclothesman: THE DELINQUENT (final episode)
12Sep1954 DuMont Sun (repeat from 20Sep53)
*NOTE: This is the last show of the series. [TV-Guide]

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