CTVA US Crime - "Police Story" (David Gerber/Columbia/NBC) Season 4 (1976-77)

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Dramatic Police Anthology series 
Season 4 (NBC) (1976-77)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
references:
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############### Police Story #################
############# season 4 1976-77 ###############
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NBC Tuesdays 10:00 pm Eastern
22 episodes
Produced by Liam O'Brien

4.01 [67] Police Story: PAYMENT DEFERRED
21Sept76
executive producer David Gerber
produced by Liam O'Brien
written by Leonardo and Eric Bercovici
directed by Corey Alan
starring
Vince Edwards
Verna Bloom
Eddie Egan
Antony Carbone
with
Phillip Pine
special guest star
Donald O'Connor ...... Holly

4.02 [68] Police Story: BOUGHT AND PAID FOR
5Oct76
executive producer David Gerber
produced by Liam O'Brien
executive story consultants Liam O'Brien and Ed Waters
written by Sean Blaine
directed by Alf Kjellin
starring
Edward Albert ....... Billy Bob
Noah Keen ........... Lt. Barney Gibbs
John Melford ........ Det. Red Street
Eric Kilpatrick ..... Lenny Williams
Danny Mora .......... Enrique Cruz
special appearance by
Richard Egan ........ Lieut. Joe Andes
special guest stars
Gary Collins ........ Dan Belmont
Alex Rocco .......... Tony Melino

4.03 [69] Police Story: TWO FROGS ON A MONGOOSE
12Oct76
Steve Lawrence
Joe Santos
Barry Sullivan
Paul Rosco
Susan Stafford
Robert Lipton

4.04 [70] Police Story: THE OTHER SIDE OF THE BADGE
26Oct76
executive producer David Gerber
produced by Liam O'Brien
executive story consultants Liam O'Brien and Ed Waters
written by Eric Bercovici
directed by Gary Nelson
starring
Tony Musante .......... Jack Mitchell
Bibi Besch ............ Carol Mitchell
Paul Larson ........... Lt. Stahl
John Ashton ........... Sgt. Paulson
Sian Barbara Allen .... Dana Vernon
special guest star
Desi Arnaz Jr ......... Jay Vernon

4.05 [71] Police Story: THREE DAYS TO THIRTY
9Nov76
executive producer David Gerber
produced by Liam O'Brien
executive story consultants Liam O'Brien and Ed Waters
written by Sheldon Miles Willens
directed by Barry Crane
starring
Ed Asner ............. Frank Moran
Dabney Coleman ....... Capt. Stromwall
Jerry Douglas ........ Emil Becker
Dale Robinette ....... Joe Roper
Richard John Miller .. Ernie Terpak
Marc Alaimo .......... John Scalesi
Joe Turkel ........... George Keller
special appearance by
Bettye Ackerman ...... Katherine Moran

4.06 [72] Police Story: TRASH DETAIL,FRONT AND CENTER
16Nov76
executive producer David Gerber
produced by Liam O'Brien
executive story consultants Liam O'Brien and Ed Waters
written by Richard K. Kelbaugh
directed by Seymour Robbie
starring
Robert Forster ........ Bob Vandon
Gary Lockwood ......... Marty Costa
Phillip Pine .......... Capt. Holmes
Paul Henry Itkin ...... Steve Kelly
Lisle Wilson .......... Bud Kruegar
Ji Tu Cumbuka ......... Gold Tooth
Dewayne Jessie ........ Alvin Stepler
Hrman Poppe ........... Inv. Lemm
special guest star
Chuck Connors ......... Lew Randle

4.07 [73] Police Story: THANKSGIVING
23Nov76
executive producer David Gerber
produced by Liam O'Brien
executive story consultants Liam O'Brien and Ed Waters
written by Michael Mann
directed by Jerry London
starring
Frank Converse .......... K-Joe
James Woods ............. Lewis Packer
Manu Tupou .............. Tom Shazaki
France Nuyen ............ Marge Shazaki
Don 'Red' Barry ......... Popeye
Jack Smith .............. The Judge
Raymond Singer .......... Dr Bergman
special guest star
Fred Williamson ........ Bunny Green

4.08 [74] Police Story: MONSTER MANOR
30Nov76
(remade later as [104] 'Monster Manor')
executive producer David Gerber
produced by Liam O'Brien
executive story consultants Liam O'Brien and Ed Waters
written by John Sacret Young
directed by Barry Shear
starring
Joe Santos ............. Gene Pardnales
Ron Masak .............. Jerry Toppazini
Edward Binns ........... Sgt Dobson
Joyce Bulifant ......... Katie Pardnales
Conrad Janis ........... Lt. Needles
Barbara Rhoades ........ Babs Altoon
Robert Gentry .......... Luntner
Paul Jenkins ........... Barney
special guest stars
Dennis Cole ............ Raymond Le Brix
Estelle Winwood ........ Mary Hathaway

4.09 [75] Police Story: OXFORD GRAY
7Dec76
executive producer David Gerber
produced by Liam O'Brien
executive story consultants Liam O'Brien and Ed Waters
written by David Korn and Kendell J. Blair
directed by Vince Edwards
starring
John Amos ............. Walt Kyles (Kunta Kinte in 'Roots')
Eddie Egan ............ Sean McLiam
Emily Yancy ........... Donna Kyles
Susie Coelho .......... Sheila
with
Lance Taylor Sr.
special guest stars
Dane Clark ............ Lt Barrenger
Harry Rhodes .......... Borden Gampu

4.10 [76] Police Story: THE JAR (pt 1)
14Dec76
executive producer David Gerber
produced by Liam O'Brien
executive story consultants Liam O'Brien and Ed Waters
written by Sheldon Miles Willen
directed by Michael O'Herlihy
starring
Don Meredith ............ Ed Hagen
Rudy Solari ............. Terranova
Walter Matthews ......... Barlow
Ned Wilson .............. Kelsey
Lee Delano .............. Wesphal
Jenny O'Hara ............ Joyce Triplett
Marged Wakeley .......... Louise Hagen
special guest star
Christopher Connelly .... Jimmy Triplett

4.11 [77] Police Story: THE JAR (pt 2)
21Dec76
executive producer David Gerber
produced by Liam O'Brien
executive story consultants Liam O'Brien and Ed Waters
written by Sheldon Miles Willen
directed by Michael O'Herlihy
starring
Don Meredith ............ Ed Hagen
Rudy Solari ............. Terranova
Walter Matthews ......... Barlow
Ned Wilson .............. Kelsey
Lee Delano .............. Wesphal
Jenny O'Hara ............ Joyce Triplett
Robert Mandan ........... Chief Burns
Alex Colon .............. Ortega
Paul Cavores ............ Bostic
Marged Wakeley .......... Louise Hagen
Richard Roat ............ Capt. Waldeck
special appearance by
Simon Oakland ........... Fanny
special guest star
Christopher Connelly .... Jimmy Triplett

4.12 [78] Police Story: TRIAL BOARD
4Jan77
executive producer David Gerber
produced by Liam O'Brien
executive story consultants Liam O'Brien and Ed Waters
written by Michael Mann
directed by Corey Allen
starring
Joe Santos .............. Rudy De Leon
Milt Kogan .............. Paul Schlenz
Dana Elcar .............. Lt Garippo
Susan Batson ............ Baby Rose
Steve Kanaly ............ Bob Zieff
Paul Tully .............. Fosbender
Casey Kasem ............. Sobhe
special appearance by
Eddie Egan .............. Capt Mead
James Louis Watkins ..... Abraham Jackson Woods
special guest star
Scott Hylands ........... Sgt Joseph Wambaugh

4.13 [79] Police Story: SPITFIRE
11Jan77
executive producer David Gerber
produced by Liam O'Brien
executive story consultants Liam O'Brien and Ed Waters
written by Ed Waters
directed by Seymour Robbie
starring
Hugh O'Brian ............. Ernie Sitko
Kaz Garas ................ Inv. Frank Mahoney
Woodrow Parfrey .......... Norrell
Cliff Emmich ............. Stokes
Mario Roccuzzo ........... Roy Stubbing
special appearance by
Bill McGuire ............. Bill Dockry
and
Ken Swofford ............. Lt. Pete Telenda
special guest star
Robert Walden ............ Inv. Lou Bleyer

4.14 [80] Police Story: NIGHTMARE ON A SUNDAY MORNING
18Jan77
executive producer David Gerber
produced by Liam O'Brien
executive story consultants Liam O'Brien and Ed Waters
teleplay by David Korn, Liam O'Brien and Ed Waters
story by David Korn
directed by Bob Kelljan
starring
Hope Lange ............... Ann Wells
Alex Rocco ............... Phil Logan
Milton Selzer ............ Dr Anders
Leland Palmer ............ Janice
Quinn Redeker ............ Dept D.A. Dave Gaynor
James Griffith ........... Travis Caulder
Michael Ebert ............ Tod Darrin
Timothy Scott ............ Ray Prosser
Claude Earl Jones ........ Lyle Shelby
special appearance by
Eddie Egan ............... Lt Holtzman
special guest star
Pamela Franklin .......... Holly Green
Holly Green (Pamela Franklin), a 19-year-old waitress brutally
beaten and raped by a pair of greasy yahoos, reluctantly
helps bring her assailants to trial.


4.15 [81] Police Story: THE MALFLORES
25Jan77
executive producer David Gerber
produced by Liam O'Brien
executive story consultants Liam O'Brien and Ed Waters
written by John Sacret Young
directed by Alexander Singer
starring
Clifton Davis ............ Ed Webber
Gwenn Mitchell ........... Clarisse Webber
Devon Ericson ............ Ariana
Mitzi Hoag ............... Ms Carlin
Richard Venture .......... Bushwelt
Janis Hansen ............. Diana
Chu Chu Malave ........... Rafael
Juanita Brown ............ Oso
special guest star
Gregory Sierra ........... Ed Cheruco
The police investigate a female gang known as The Malflores.

4.16 [82] Police Story: THE BLUE FOG
1Feb77
executive producer David Gerber
produced by Liam O'Brien
executive story consultants Liam O'Brien and Ed Waters
written by Sheldon Miles Willens
directed by Michael O'Herlihy
starring
Jackie Cooper ............ Jack McGraw
Bibi Besch ............... Connie McGraw
Richard Venture .......... Eddie Sims
Richard Loo .............. Eddie Lee
Bleu Lau ................. Tommy Fong
Dana Lee ................. Victor Choi
Michael McGuire .......... Dave Muncie
special appearance by
Stephen McNally .......... Lieut. Cadigan
special guest star
Harold Gould ............. Emmett Parnell

4.17 [83] Police Story: HARD ROCK BROWN
15Feb77
executive producer David Gerber
produced by Liam O'Brien
executive story consultants Liam O'Brien and Ed Waters
written by Michael Donovan
directed by Alf Kjellin
starring
David Groh ................ Dan Gentry
Art Metrano ............... Joe Lazzari
Taylor Lacher ............. McCann
Rene Enriquez ............. Henry Alvarez
Rudolph Hoyos ............. Emilio Alvarez
Robert Mandan ............. Capt Saunders
Peter McLean .............. Perry Willis
special guest star
Ricardo Montalban ......... Sergio Flores

4.18 [84] Police Story: END OF THE LINE
22Feb77
executive producer David Gerber
produced by Liam O'Brien
executive story consultants Liam O'Brien and Ed Waters
written by Sean Baine
directed by Michael O'Herlihy
starring
Jim Brown ............... Peter Gerard
Ron Masak ............... Gino Panelli
David Sheiner ........... Lt Ziggy Stroder
John Crawford ........... Tommy Tirdell
Marjorie Battles ........ Terry Tirdell
Joe E. Tata ............. Jimmy Ricks
Stephanie Edwards ....... Faye Ludwig
special guest star
Gary Lockwood ........... Red Avery

4.19 [85] Police Story: ONE OF OUR COPS IS CRAZY
1Mar77
executive producer David Gerber
produced by Liam O'Brien
executive story consultants Liam O'Brien and Ed Waters
written and directed by E. Arthur Kean
starring
Gabriel Kaplan .......... Paul Cazenovia
Frank Campanella ........ Alex Pallentine
Hampton Fancher ......... Pike Harrington
Jack Rader .............. Sgt Byron
Paul Tulley ............. Russell Felts
special guest star
Norman Fell ............. Lt Alfred Thornwood

4.20 [86] Police Story: ICE TIME
8Mar77
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executive producer David Gerber
produced by Liam O'Brien
executive story consultants Liam O'Brien and Ed Waters
written by John Sacret Young
directed by Robert Scheerer
music by Richard Shores
director of photography: Emmett Bergholz.
starring
Robert Forster ........... Dave Tackleberry
David Spielberg .......... 'Okay' Wurster
Elinor Donahue ........... Camille Tackleberry
Pat Ast .................. Claire
Allan Miller ............. John Carrantini
James Cromwell ........... Lutz
Lana Wood ................ Rene
introducing
Joy Lynn Leduc ........... Ali Tackleberry

4.21 [87] Police Story: THE SIX FOOT STRETCH
22Mar77
executive producer David Gerber
produced by Liam O'Brien
executive story consultants Liam O'Brien and Ed Waters
written by E. Arthur Kean
directed by Michael O'Herlihy
starring
George Maharis .......... Salter
Shelly Novack ........... Riggs
Bernie Casey ............ Hamilton Ward
special guest star
Howard Duff ............. DeHart
also
Albert Salmi ............ Lt Keasby

4.22 [88] Police Story: PRIME RIB
5Apr77
executive producer David Gerber
produced by Liam O'Brien
executive story consultants Liam O'Brien and Ed Waters
written by Ed Waters
directed by Donald McDougall
starring
David Groh .............. Marty Lacayo
Robert Symonds .......... Lt. Hagedorn
Ray Girardin ............ Bill Massey
Hector Elias ............ Serrato
John Karlen ............. Shep
Art Batanides ........... Gamboa
special guest star
Robert Goulet ........... Glenn Talbot
with
Cheryl Ladd ............. Buffy (not on opening titles)


***** End of the weekly hour long episodes *****

############### Police Story ###############
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