US Crime - "S.W.A.T." (Spelling-Goldberg/ABC) Season 2 (1975-76)

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Starring: Steve Forrest with Rod Perry, Robert Urich, Mark Shera, James Coleman
Season 2 (ABC) (1975-76)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:  Rina Fox
references:
TV Guide / Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
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UCLA Film and Television Archive / Writers Guild of America (wga)


   ################# S.W.A.T. ##################
############## season 2 1975-76 ##############
############### (final season) ###############
ABC Saturdays 9-10pm Eastern

2.01 [14] S.W.A.T.: DEADLY TIDE [Part 1 & 2] (2hrs)
Spelling-Goldberg prod. no. 15 (copyright date 13Sep75)
13-Sep-1975 ABC Sat
Produced and Directed by Gene Levitt.
Written by Ben Masselink
Guest cast:
Susan Dey
Christopher George ... Harry
Sal Mineo ............ Roy
Susan Dey ............ Janice
Phil Silvers ......... Russ Baker (Professor Pelican)
Lesley Ann Warren .... Linda
Don Stroud ........... Danny
Laird Stuart ......... Reporter
Ed White ............. Commentator
Ken Sansom ........... Sales Clerk
Synopsis:
The SWAT team plunges hot on the trail of a scuba diving gang of jewel thieves. This two-hour season
 opener features extensive underwater footage filmed off Catalina Island, California. [RF]

2.02 [15] S.W.A.T.: KILL S.W.A.T.
Spelling-Goldberg prod. NO. 17 (copyright date 20Sep75)
20-Sep-1975 ABC Sat (rerun 27Dec75)
Written and produced by Robert Hamner
Directed by George McCowan
Guest cast:
David Canary ......... Blake Phillips
Diana Hyland ......... Joanna Bishop
Don Eitner ........... Frank Baylor
Ben Frank ............ Simon Bishop
Joanne Dorian ........ Diane Baylor
Wyatt Johnson ........ Ben Wade
David Nash ........... Mike Bishop
Synopsis:
Bent on revenging the shoot-out death of one of its members, a family
of criminals sets out to kill off the SWAT team. [RF]

2.03 [16] S.W.A.T.: DEALERS IN DEATH
Spelling-Goldberg prod. no. 14 (copyright date 27Sep75)
27-Sep-1975 ABC Sat
Produced by Robert Hamner
Teleplay by Robert Hamner / Story by L.T. Bentwood
Directed by George McCowan
Guest cast:
John Vernon .......... Shannon
Claire Brennen ....... Janie
Rex Holman ........... Dietrich
Sean McClory ......... James Patrick Ryan
Edward Walsh ......... Bonelli
John A. Zee .......... Devere
Hank Stohl ........... Peters
Frank Whiteman ....... Parson

[--] S.W.A.T. preempted by College Football Game
04-Oct-1975


2.04 [17] S.W.A.T.: THE VENDETTA
Spelling-Goldberg prod. no. 16 (copyright date 11Oct75)
11-Oct-1975 ABC Sat
Produced by Robert Hamner
Written by Robert I. Holt
Directed by Bob Kelljan
Guest cast:
Aldo Ray ............. Ralph Costa
Susan Sullivan ....... Julia
Paul Mantee .......... Mel Lang
George Murdock ....... Carl Rigby
Scott Newman ......... Will Brewer
John Bennett Perry ... Johnny Brewer
Melissa Murphy ....... Ruth Brewer
William Sargent ...... Sergeant Cleary
Richard Collier ...... Shopkeeper
Synopsis:
Hondo and a crooked property owner are marked for death by a pair of
ex-cons who plan to pin the murders on two brothers already under police surveillance. [RF]

2.05 [18] S.W.A.T.: CRISS-CROSS
Spelling-Goldberg prod. No. 20 (copyright date 18Oct75)
18-Oct-1975 ABC Sat
Produced by Gene Levitt
Written by Edward J. Lasko.
Directed by Fernando Lamas
Guest cast:
Carl Betz ............ Senator Gregg Colby
Jack Hogan ........... Frank
Peter Breck .......... Marco
Carl Weathers ........ Ed
Neva Patterson ....... Ellen Stafford
Monica Gayle ......... Kathy Benson
Sandor Johnson ....... Joe Winters
Duffy Hambleton ...... Cal
Murray Matheson ...... Armand
Steven Morgan ........ Arnold
Luke Askew ........... Todd
Frank Parker ......... Larry Walker
Anthony James ........ Lonzo
Jean Gillespie ....... Betty Walker
Arthur Adams ......... Captain Evans
Ed Peck .............. Captain Salter

2.06 [19] S.W.A.T.: VIGILANTE
Spelling-Goldberg prod. No. 19 (copyright date 25Oct75)
25-Oct-1975 ABC Sat
Produced by Gene Levitt / Robert Hamner (copyright gives both producers)
Written by Walter Black
Directed by Bruce Bilson
Guest cast:
Harris Yulin
......... Paul Julian
Janet Margolin ....... Emily
Jack Kissell ......... Mr. Robertson
Morgan Jones ......... First Officer
Robert Gribbin ....... Second Officer
Jimmy McNichol ....... Youth
Richard O'Brien ...... Chief Roman
John Lisbon Wood ..... Gunman
Synopsis:
Radio repairman Paul Julian patches into S.W.A.T.'s radio band and
becomes judge, jury and executioner. [RF]

2.09 [20] S.W.A.T.: COURTHOUSE
Spelling-Goldberg prod. no. 21 (copyright date 01Nov75)
01-Nov-1975 ABC Sat
Produced by Robert Hamner
Teleplay by Robert I. Holt / Story by Jimmy Sangster
Directed by Don Weis
Guest cast:
Robert Webber ........ Mike Simon
H.M. Wynant .......... Jason Bridges
Elisha Cook Jr. ...... Albert Winters
Brad Dexter .......... Captain Ward
Bill Fletcher ........ Howard Wilson
Deidre Hall .......... Diane
Zitto Kazann ......... Frank Peterson
Synopsis:
High powered lawyer, Jason Bridges is looking out for his clients best
interests when one of the partners is arrested on an abduction charge. [RF]

2.10 [21] S.W.A.T.: ORDEAL
Spelling-Goldberg prod. no. 22 (copyright date 08Nov75)
08-Nov-1975 ABC Sat
Produced by Gene Levitt
Written by Charles Johnson
Directed by Sutton W. Roley
Guest cast:
Frank Gorshin ........ Johnny Rizi
Dick Davalos ......... Manny
John Brascia ......... Tom
Alan Manson .......... Norman
James W. Gavin ....... Pilot
Gary Pagett .......... Sergeant Connors
Synopsis:
A convicted drug dealer with a wealth of information on dope operations becomes
the target of syndicate thugs who want to keep him from testifying. [RF]

2.11 [22] S.W.A.T.: STRIKE FORCE
15-Nov-1975 ABC Sat
Spelling-Goldberg prod. 18 (copyright date 15Nov76)
Produced by Robert Hamner
Written by David P. Harmon
Directed by Bob Kelljan
Guest cast:
Anjanette Comer ...... Alicia Woodward
John Dehner........... General Woodward
John Ericson ......... Captain Brenner
Victor Izay .......... Miles Sander
John Kerry ........... Sergeant Conover
Ray Middleton ........ Gregory Kenyon
K.T. Stevens ......... Mrs. Prescott
James Hall ........... Sentry
*Note:
This is NOT an AKA for prod. no. 34 "Dangerous Memories" #2.24
- copyright details indicate that these must be 2 different episodes


2.12 [23] S.W.A.T.: THE SWINGER
Spelling-Goldberg prod. No. 24 (copyright date 22Nov75)
22-Nov-1975 ABC Sat
Produced by Gene Levitt
Written by Jack Fogarty
Directed by Barry Crane
Guest cast:
Ed Gilbert............ D.A. Ainsley Stevens
Jerry Douglas ........ Mario Rosetti
Jane Alice Brandon ... Tory
Arline Anderson
Al Ruscio
Tony Young
Ric Carrott

2.13 [24] S.W.A.T.: TERROR SHIP
Spelling-Goldberg prod. NO. 25 (copyright date 29Nov75)
29-Nov-1975 ABC Sat
Produced by Robert Hamner
Teleplay by Robert I. Holt / Story by Robert I. Holt & S. Rodger Olenicoff. (on copyright)
Directed by George McCowan
Guest cast:
Diana Muldaur ........ Kate
James Luisi .......... Garland
Paul Carr
Johnny Haymer
Don Keefer
Tom McDonald
Betty Anne Rees

2.14 [25] S.W.A.T.: MURDER BY FIRE
Spelling-Goldberg prod. no. 26 (copyright 06Dec75)
06-Dec-1975 ABC Sat
Produced by Gene Levitt
Written by John Monks Jr. [RF] (Writer: John Works, Jr. - on copyright)
Directed by William Crain
Guest cast:
Murray Matheson ...... Cyrus Porter
Peter Breck
Luke Askew
Corinne Camacho ...... Renee Lavalle
Jean Gillespie
Anthony James
Frank Parker
Arthur Adams

2.15 [26] S.W.A.T.: SILENT NIGHT, DEADLY NIGHT
Spelling-Goldberg prod. NO. 27 (copyright date 13Dec75)
13-Dec-1975 ABC Sat
Produced by Robert Hamner
Written by Herb Bermann
Directed by Bruce Bilson
Guest cast:
Anne Francis ......... Doris Wainwright Bristol
Michael Callan ....... Frank Malloy
Alan Oppenheimer ..... Dr. Norman Davis
Elizabeth Baur ....... Dr. Ellen Benton
Frank Campanella ..... John DeLeon
Richard Forbes ....... Willie Domino
Rose Marie ........... Hilda
Jodean Russo ......... Margaret Doan
Synopsis:
Millionairess Doris Bristol has brought gems into the hospital where
she is undergoing cosmetic surgery. Her bodyguard, John DeLeon, is slain
after he spots criminal Frank Malloy posing as a dying patient (part of
a plan where a woman doctor and he plot to steal the jewels from the
socialite). Hondo and his men, who are at the hospital putting together a
Christmas party in the children's ward, find themselves on duty when the discovery
 of DeLeon's body leaves Mrs. Bristol unprotected and in apparent jeopardy. [RF]

 [--] 27Dec75 rerun of #2.02 "Kill S.W.A.T. (first aired 20Sep75)

2.16 [27] S.W.A.T.: THE RUNNING MAN [Part 1]
24-Jan-1976 ABC Sat
2.17 [28] S.W.A.T.: THE RUNNING MAN [Part 2]
31-Jan-1976 ABC Sat (check airdate?)
(possibly aired as a 2hr. episode on 24Jan76)
Spelling-Goldberg prod. No. 28 (copyright date 24Jan76)
(only one prod. no. allocated for this 2hr/2pt episode
- prod. no. 29 is a different episode)

Written and Produced by Robert Hamner
Directed by George McCowan.
Written by Robert Hamner
Directed by George McCowan
Guest cast:
Stuart Whitman ....... Ben Jordan
James Darren
John Lupton .......... Senator Richards
Linda Marsh
Jim McMullan ......... Tom Holden
Donna Mills
David Opatoshu
Paul Sorensen ........ D'Amico
George Sperdakos
Forrest Tucker

2.18 [29] S.W.A.T.: LESSONS IN FEAR
Spelling-Goldberg prod. No. 30 (copyright date 31Jan76)
31-Jan-1976 ABC Sat
Produced by Robert Hamner
Written by Dan Ullman [RF] (Teleplay: Bob & Esther Mitchell - on copyright)
Directed by Dick Moder
Guest cast:
Don Chastain ......... Mark North
Elinor Donahue ....... Marjorie Kemp
Monie Ellis .......... Sharon Merlindale
Heather Lowe ......... Tracey Blaine
Charlie Picerni ...... Bob Daniels
Robert Viharo ........ Nick Light
Hank Brandt .......... Detective #1
Don Fenwick .......... Detective #2
Morgan Jones ......... Policeman
Jack Kirby ........... Clerk

2.19 [30] S.W.A.T.: DEADLY WEAPONS
Spelling-Goldberg prod. no. 23 (copyright date 21Feb76)
21-Feb-1976 ABC Sat
Produced by Robert Hamner
Written by Robert I. Holt
Directed by Reza Badiyi
Guest cast:
Mark Stevens ......... John Haskins
Eric Boles ........... Bud Haskins
Steven Keats ......... Wally Stone
Pat Renella .......... Dave Wright
Norman Rice .......... Bert
Burt Douglas ......... Sniper
Vince Howard ......... Technician
*
Brit Lind
Ron Stein
Bettye Ackerman

2.20 [31] S.W.A.T.: THE CHINESE CONNECTION
Spelling-Goldberg prod. NO. 32 (copyright date 28Feb76)
28-Feb-1976 ABC Sat
Produced by Gene Levitt
Written by George F. Slavin
Directed by Bruce Bilson
Guest cast:
James Shigeta ........ Lt. Eddie Chew
James Hong ........... Kwan Loon
Joel Fabiani ......... Ronald Parker
Leslie Dalton ........ Sandy
Beulah Quo ........... Madame Yang
George Chung ......... Han
Arthur Song .......... Lin Yang
Hatsuo Uda ........... Lee
Susie Elena .......... Blossom
Richard Lee Sung ..... Bouncer
Joe Bonny ............ Officer
Chao-Li Chi .......... Flute Player

2.21 [32] S.W.A.T.: DRAGONS AND OWLS
Spelling-Goldberg prod. no. 29 (copyright date 06Mar76)
06-Mar-1976 ABC Sat
Produced by Gene Levitt
Written by Bob Mitchell, Esther Mitchell
Directed by Bernard McEveety
Guest cast:
Tom Skerritt ......... Maynard Hill
Karen Carlson
Dennis Fimple
Virginia Gregg
Henry Olek

2.22 [33] S.W.A.T.: ANY SECOND NOW
Spelling-Goldberg prod. NO. 33 (copyright date 16Mar76)
13-Mar-1976 ABC Sat
Produced by Gene Levitt
Written by Edward J. Lakso
Directed by Nicholas Colasanto
Guest cast:
Charles Aidman
Ji-Tu Cumbuka
Robert Loggia ........ Stevens
Lynne Moody
Bert Remsen
Andrew Robinson

2.23 [34] S.W.A.T.: SOLDIER ON THE HILL
Spelling-Goldberg prod. no. 31 (copyright date 13Mar76)
20-Mar-1976 ABC Sat
Produced by Gene Levitt
Written by Steve Fisher [RF] (Steve Fischer - on copyright)
Directed by Nicholas Colasanto
Guest cast:
Marianna Hill ........ Kate Devers
Mark Slade ........... Ken Gillis
Ivor Francis
*
"Soldier on the hill"
Additional Guest Cast?
Scott Walker
Tom Castronova
Phillip Pine
Burton Cooper
Don Maxwell
Sandru Goldman

2.24 [35] S.W.A.T.: DANGEROUS MEMORIES
Spelling-Goldberg prod. 34 (copyright date 20Mar76)
Airdate for this episode - NOT KNOWN - possibly 27Mar76
Written and Produced by Robert Hamner (on copyright)
Directed by Richard Benedict (on copyright)
* NOTE: This is NOT an AKA for prod. no. 18 "Strike Force" #2.11
- copyright details indicate that these must be 2 different episodes


2.25 [36] S.W.A.T.: OFFICER LUCA, YOU'RE DEAD
Spelling-Goldberg prod. no. 35 (copyright date 03Apr76)
03-Apr-1976 ABC Sat
Produced by Gene Levitt
Written by John Tomerlin (Writer: Ben Masselink - on copyright)
Directed by Bernard McEveety
Guest cast:
Sandra Kerns ......... Jackie
Richard O'Brien ...... Chief Roman
Judson Pratt ......... O.C. Sullivan
Mitzi Hoag ........... Donna Izing
Will Cullen .......... Lance Izing
Robert Sorrells ...... Alan Izing
Gary Carpenter ....... Assistant D.A. Pierce
Laurence Haddon ...... Judge Zell
Morgan Jones ......... Officer Hickock
David Perna .......... Vince Fredricks

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