CTVA US Crime - "Sam" (Mark VII/Jack Webb/CBS) (1978)

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Sam (1977)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: 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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SAM
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Mark VII Ltd. Production (Jack Webb)
for
CBS Tuesdays (14Mar78-18Apr78)
Produced by Leonard B. Kaufman (1978 series)
Produced by James Doherty (1977 pilot)

US Police series 1977 pilot + 1978 6 episodes x 30 min color
starring
Mark Harmon as Officer Mike Breen
Len Wayland as Captain Tom Clagett
and
Sam, the police dog

Premise:
Cases of a Yellow Labrador Retriever Police Dog named Sam and his handler
Officer Mike Breen. Four incidents per episode.

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1.1 [--] Sam: Pilot
Mark VII Prod. P-3001
24May1977
Produced by James Doherty
Written by John Randolph
Directed by Jack Webb
Director of photography Aldric Edens
Film Editor Robert Leeds
Music Billy May
Guest cast:
Gary Crosby

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CBS Tuesdays (14Mar78-18Apr78)

1.2 [--] Sam: (episode title unknown)
Mark VII Prod. P-3006
14Mar1978 CBS Tue
Produced by Leonard B. Kaufman
Written by Robert I. Holt
Directed by Robert Leeds
Director of photography Robert Wyckoff
Film Editor Artie Schmidt
Music Billy May
Guest cast:
Virginia Gregg ..... Mrs. Foster
John Berwick ....... Tom
Michael Margotta ... Suspect
Buck Young ......... Smith
Synopsis:
Sam and Mike search for a lost deaf person and a bomb-toting robber. [RF]

1.3 [--] Sam: (episode title unknown)
Mark VII Prod. P-3005
21Mar1978 CBS Tue
Produced by Leonard B. Kaufman
Written by James Doherty & Don Noble
Directed by Richard Moder
Director of photography Robert Wyckoff
Film Editor Richard Greer
Music Billy May
Guest cast:
Pat Buttram ......... Claude
Scott Walker ........ Croyden
Jimmy Murphy ........ Willy
David Bond .......... Lucas
Al White ............ Truck Driver
Synopsis:
Sam and Mike rescue a robbery victim and pursue an armed escapee from a
mental institution. [RF]

1.4 [--] Sam: (episode title unknown)
Mark VII Prod. P-3004
28Mar1978 CBS Tue
Produced by Leonard B. Kaufman
Written by Michael Donovan
Directed by John Florea
Director of photography Robert Wyckoff
Film Editor Artie Schmidt
Music Billy May
Guest cast:
Lee Terri .......... Sandy
Larry Golden ....... Dowd
John Hart .......... Harry
Heather Hobbs ...... Wendy
Synopsis:
Sam and Breen chase dognapers and rescue a lost child in danger. [RF]

1.5 [--] Sam: (episode title unknown)
Mark VII Prod. P-3003
04Apr1978 CBS Tue
Produced by Leonard B. Kaufman
Written by Robert I. Holt
Directed by Richard Harding
Director of photography Robert Wyckoff
Film Editor Richard Greer
Music Billy May
Guest cast:
Paul Picerni
Ken Lynch .......... Officer
Edward Faulkner ..... Locker
Keith Atkinson ....... Doctor
Richard Evans ....... Suspect
Synopsis:
Sam is suspended for disobeying Breen and causing a thief to shoot himself. [RF]

1.6 [--] Sam: (episode title unknown)
Mark VII Prod. P-3007
11Apr1978 CBS Tue
Produced by Leonard B. Kaufman
Teleplay by James Doherty & Ian Bernard
Story by James Doherty
Directed by Robert Wynn
Director of photography Robert Wyckoff
Film Editor Robert Leeds
Music Billy May
Guest cast:
Robbie Rist ......... Kenny
Teri Ralston ........ Mrs. Scott
Synopsis:
Sam and Breen look for a boy who's stolen a diseased laboratory monkey. [RF]

1.7 [--] Sam: (episode title unknown)
Mark VII Prod. P-3002
18Apr1978 CBS Tue
Produced & Written by James Doherty
Directed by George Sherman
Director of photography Philip Lathrop
Film Editor Robert Leeds
Music Billy May
Guest cast:
Paul Burke
Vivian Vance
George Gobel
Jan Clayton ........ Prowler's victim
Allen Case ......... Jenkins
Clark Howat ........ Pilot
Synopsis:
Sam finds a bomb on an airplane and quells a feisty couple's spat. [RF]

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