CTVA US Crime - "The Silent Force" (AaronSpelling/ABC)(1970-71) Ed Nelson, Lynda Day, Percy RodriguezTige Andrews

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The Silent Force (1970-71)
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

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THE SILENT FORCE
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Aaron Spelling production
for
ABC (Mondays 8:30 PM EST)
Executive Producer Walter Grauman  /  (or Bruce Geller?)
Created by Luther Davis
Editor Art Seid

US Crime Drama series 1970-71 15 episodes x 30 min color
(21Sep70-11Jan71)
Starring
Ed Nelson as Ward Fuller
Lynda Day as Amelia Cole (later known as Lynda Day George)
Percy Rodrigues as Jason Hart

Opening Narration:
"If you do not, on a national scale, attack organized criminals with
weapons and techniques as effective as their own, they will destroy
us...Robert F. Kennedy. An attack has been mounted from Washington; an
undercover team of federal agents is the spearhead of that attack...THE
SILENT FORCE."


Premise:
Cases of "The Silent Force" a Washington DC based group of undercover
government agents. Similar to 'Mission Impossible'.

Music by Dominic Frontiere

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ABC Mondays 8:30PM Eastern

1.01 [--] The Silent Force: PROSECUTOR
21Sep70 ABC Mon
Guest Cast:
Lloyd Bochner
Mark Tapscott
Eddie Firestone

1.02 [--] The Silent Force: THE HERO
28Sep70 ABC Mon
Guest Cast:
James A. Watson, Jr.
Martin E. Brooks
Murray Matheson
Diane Summerfield

1.03 [--] The Silent Force: A DEADLY GAME OF LOVE
Prod no. 32003-008
05Oct1970 ABC Mon
Guest Cast:
Mark Richman (later known as Peter Mark Richman)
Joan Van Ark

1.04 [--] The Silent Force: THE SHOPPING LIST
12Oct70 ABC Mon
Guest Cast:
Dane Clark
Kevin Hagen

 1.05 [--] The Silent Force: THE JUDGE
19Oct1970 ABC Mon
Guest Cast:
John Dehner ....... Judge Caldwell
DeForest Kelley ... Curston
Paul Carr ......... Dr. Morris
Loretta Leversee .. Mrs. Caldwell
Edward Ansara ..... Danny Buck
Dean Rhoads ....... Tim Nayler
Synopsis:
The agents fight a stranglehold on justice. The sole
prosecution witness in a police bribery case is shot;
a corrupt political machine has the judge in its pocket. [RF]

1.06 [--] The Silent Force: THE WAX JUNGLE
Production no. 32003-007
26Oct1970 ABC Mon
Guest cast:
Linda Marsh ....... Monica
Robert Yuro ....... Ray Gantry
Jared Martin ...... Neil Becker
Regis Philbin ..... Disc Jockey
Dick Patterson .... Johnny
John Armond ....... Stan
Billy Shannon ..... Ed Lucas
Synopsis:
The agents move in on the recording industry. Target: the head of a
record company, a syndicate man who will kill to control the lives of his
stars.

[--] 02Nov1970 - The Silent Force: postponed to 23Nov1970.

1.07 [--] The Silent Force: HORSE IN A WHITE COLLAR
Prod no. 32003-010
09Nov1970 ABC Mon
Guest Cast:
Bert Convy
Mala Powers
Anthony Eisley
Natalie Trundy

1.08 [--] The Silent Force: CRY IN CONCRETE
Prod no. 32003-011
16Nov1970 ABC Mon
Guest cast:
Jeanne Cooper ...... Tina Barnes
Michael Conrad ..... Max Fredericks
Art Lewis .......... Zeke Williams
Duncan McLeod
Synopsis:
The agents infiltrate the construction business. Targets: syndicate
loan sharks who are victimizing and murdering their hardhat borrowers.

1.09 [--] The Silent Force: IN BY NINE, OUT BY FIVE
Prod no. 32003-009
23Nov1970 ABC Mon (postponed from 02Nov70)
Guest cast:
Tom Bosley .......... Binachi
Paul Lambert ........ Cane
Paul Harris ......... Saul
Aspa Nakapoulou
Del Monroe
Carmen Zapata
Synopsis:
Binachi the owner of a dry cleaning firm is threatened by the
syndicate. The man is the key to the agents' efforts to smash the mob.

1.10 [--] The Silent Force: TAKE AS DIRECTED FOR DEATH
30Nov70 ABC Mon
Guest Cast
Steve Ihnat
Arthur Batanides
Michael Bell

1.11 [--] The Silent Force: THE COURIER
Prod no. 32003-012
07Dec1970 ABC Mon
Guest Star:
Edward G. Robinson (or Jr?)

1.12 [--] The Silent Force: A FAMILY TRADITION
Prod no. 32003-015
14Sep70 ABC Mon
Guest Cast:
Stewart Moss
Anthony Caruso
Roy Jenson

1.13 [--] The Silent Force: THE OCTOPUS
21Dec1970 ABC Mon
written by Luther Davis
directed by George McCowan
director of photography, Arch R. Dalzell
Guest cast:
Norman Alden
Richard Van Fleet
Albert Paulsen
Austin Willis
Dan Travanty (aka Daniel J. Travanti)
Synopsis:
Amelia poses as a gangster’s wife in an assault on the syndicate’s
takeover of trucking companies. [RF]

1.14 [--] The Silent Force: THE BANKER (Part 1/2)
04Jan71 ABC Mon
Guest Cast:
John Vernon
Paul Stewart
Robert Pine
Carla Borelli

1.15 [--] The Silent Force: THE BANKER (Part 2/2)
11Jan71 ABC Mon
Guest Cast:
John Vernon
Paul Stewart
Robert Pine
Carla Borelli

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