CTVA US Crime - "Simon and Simon" (Universal/CBS) Season 2 (1982-83)

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Starring Jameson Parker (as A.J.), Gerald McRaney (as Rick)
Season 2 (CBS) (1982-83)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
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############### Simon and Simon ##############
############## season 2 1982-83 ##############
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CBS Thursdays 9:00-10:00pm Eastern
Produced by Richard Chapman

2.1 [--] Simon and Simon: EMERALDS ARE NOT A GIRL'S BEST FRIEND
(crossover episode with "Magnum P.I." episode #3.2 "Ki i's Don't Lie")

prod. no. 57511 / 7Oct82 CBS Thur
Produced by Richard Chapman
Teleplay by Bob Shayne and Richard Chapman;
Story by Michael Sloan and Glen A. Larson and Philip DeGuere
Directed by Lawrence Doheny
Guest Cast:
Thomas Magnum...................Tom Selleck
Catherine Hailey/Alex Houston...Morgan Fairchild
Henry...........................Joe Mantegna
El Presidente Ramon.............Eduardo Ricard
Jonathan Higgins................John Hillerman
Manuel..........................Panchito Gomez
FBI Man.........................J.P. Bumstead
Policeman.......................Robb Madrid
Guerilla........................Tony Acierto
Catherine Lookalike.............Ashley Hester
This is a two-part story, but the first part is a "Magnum, P.I." episode ("Ki'i's Don't Lie") which is not included in the
"Simon & Simon" rerun cycles.
Rick and A.J. are in Hawaii tailing a con artist who Higgins has just entrusted with the $350,000 proceeds from his charity
event; the three follow her to South America where they reel her in with a con of their own, using a huge emerald and A.J.
as bait.

2.2 [--] Simon and Simon: MIKE & PAT
prod. no. 57509 / 14Oct82 CBS Thur
Produced by Richard Chapman
Written by Richard Chapman
Directed by Sigmund Neufeld, Jr.
Guest Cast:
Joan..........................Nancy Grahn
Connell.......................Thomas Callaway
Seaworld Administrator........J.Patrick McNamara
Gibson........................Charles Napier
Naval Officer.................Chip Johnson
Gary Williams.................Dennis A. Pratt
Bartender.....................R.J. Arterburn
Otto..........................Tiger Joe Marsh
A dolphin is abducted, and Rick and A.J. have to find him and bring him back before his mate starves herself to death.

2.3 [--] Simon and Simon: GUESSING GAME
prod. no. 57503 / 21Oct82 CBS Thur
Produced by Richard Chapman
Written by James S. Crocker
Directed by Vincent McEveety
Guest Cast:
Sarah Childs...................Kathleen Lloyd
Reimers........................Christopher Connelly
Kaster.........................Joe Dorsey
Diane Gentry...................Christine De Lisle
George.........................Erik Stern
Tony...........................Michael Gregory
Telephone Operator.............Edith Fellows
Dr. Charles Gentry.............John C. McLaughlin
Bookie.........................Greg Finley
Waitress.......................Diane Lewis
Woman..........................Irene Gilbert
Using a psychic in a murder investigation becomes embarrassing to the police, but she continues having visions
connected with the case, so she hires the Simons to check out her leads when the police no longer will.

2.4 [--] Simon and Simon: ART FOR ARTHUR'S SAKE
prod. no. 57501 / 28Oct82 CBS Thur
Produced by Richard Chapman
Written by Bob Shayne
Directed by Vincent McEveety
Guest Cast:
Julie Arthur...................Jennifer Holmes
Rosalie Arthur.................Sarah Torgov
Landers........................Luca Bercovici
Bernard.......................Jake Steinfeld
Lieutenant Bell................William Long, Jr.
Admiral Danforth...............Dennis Patrick
Dr. Willis Courtney............Edson Stroll
Elisha Abernathy...............Glenn Dixon
Undershirt Man.................Jack Perkins
Chief Stallard................Clint Young
Admiral Arthur.................Kenneth Gilman, Sr.
Dinner Captain.................Petrus Antonius
Bartender......................Jack Jozefson
Barf...........................Charles Seixas
Lester-Mechanic................Mike Finneran
Reporter.......................Gene Whittington
Reporter.......................Kay Henley
The Simons are given 24 hours to recover a valuable painting that was stolen from the Navy museum, and the key
to its recovery lies with the feuding daughters of the Navy admiral who donated the painting.

2.5 [--] Simon and Simon: THE TEN THOUSAND DOLLAR DEDUCTIBLE
prod. no. 57507 / 4Nov82 CBS Thur
Produced by Richard Chapman
Written by Bill Dial
Directed by Bernard McEveety
Guest Cast:
Bailey Randall.................Anne Schedeen
Rinzier........................James T. Callahan
Grover.........................Lonny Chapman
Max Tashlin....................Barry Bartle
George.........................Alan Fudge
Tunridge.......................Steve Franken
Priest.........................Thom Christopher
Co-Pilot.......................John McCann
Peacock........................Zale Kessler
Agent #1.......................Read Morgan
Clerk..........................Janice Carroll
Process Server.................John McKenzie
A.J. is robbed while delivering $450,000 in diamonds, and he and Rick had better find them soon--not only is
A.J. the FBI's prime suspect, they're also on the hook for the first $10,000 of the insurance settlement.

2.6 [--] Simon and Simon: ROUGH RIDER RIDES AGAIN
prod. no. 57512 / 18Nov82 CBS Thur
Produced by Richard Chapman
Written by Michael Piller
Directed by Burt Kennedy
Cameos: Jock Mahoney (Range Rider)
John Russell (Lawman)
Guest Cast:
Buck Yancy.....................Stuart Whitman
Kern Barnett...................Broderick Crawford
Shelley Barnett................Bridget Hanley
Arnold........................Don Stroud
Barney.........................Alice Nunn
Lila Hackett...................Jackie Joseph
Landlord......................John Steadman
Jonathan Evans.................Pat Buttram
Bartender......................Alan Hale
P.R. Veep......................Marty Brill
Annette........................Doris Dowling
Attorney.......................Blake Marion
Neighbor.......................Barbara Barron
Child.........................Carl Steven
Blake Hunt.....................Norman Howell
One of the old-time TV cowboys (a Saturday-morning hero of young Rick and A.J.) is accused of killing his
show's producer when a young actor is hired to revive his old role.

2.7 [--] Simon and Simon: SOMETIMES DREAMS COME TRUE
prod. no. 57504 / 2Feb82 CBS Thur
Produced by Richard Chapman
Written by James S. Crocker
Directed by Bernard McEveety
Guest Cast:
Maggie and Sharon Dameron......Lisa Eilbacher
Alan Wyncoop...................Jonathan Banks
Bill Rawlins...................Del Hinkley
Lloyd Getz.....................Ken Swofford
Dr. Wertzman...................Robert Phalen
Jacobs.........................Vincent Howard
April..........................Christina Hart
Steve..........................Alex Hyde-White
Muscles........................Bob Schott
Denise.........................Joyce Goldman
Rhonda Fairbanks...............Kathrine Baumann
A woman's frightening dream about her twin sister seems to be coming true when her sister disappears.

2.8 [--] Simon and Simon: THE LAST TIME I SAW MICHAEL
prod. no. 57505 / 9Dec82 CBS Thur
Produced by Richard Chapman
Written by James S. Crocker
Directed by Vincent McEveety
Guest Cast:
Margaret Wells.................June Allyson
Michael Wells/Arthur Bristol...Robert Sterling
Earl Hickman...................Jack Lucarelli
Knapp..........................Don Gordon
Siggy Teitalman................Matthew Tobin
Cindy..........................K.C. Winkler
John Abbott....................Colin Campbell
1st Crewman....................Ed McCready
Waiter.........................David Ashrow
A friend claims she has just seen her dead husband alive.

2.9 [--] Simon and Simon: FOWL PLAY
prod. no. 57506 / 16Dec82 CBS Thur
Produced by Richard Chapman
Written by Donald R. Boyle
Directed by Burt Kennedy
Guest Cast:
Joe Blake......................Dick Butkus
Herbert T. Dowd...............Henry Gibson
Artie Slecter..................Stephen Liska
Stan Tucker....................Gary Crosby
Carl Emory.....................Norman Burton
Anne Blake.....................Barbara Block
Emile Otis.....................Charles McDaniel
Larry Rooney...................Duke Stroud
Frank Donnelly.................Sterling Swanson
Ken Cunningham.................Phil Hoover
Cal............................Chick Hearn
Wes............................Mario Machado
Cheerleader....................Nanci Roberts
Attendant......................Herman Poppe
Dolly..........................Victoria Harned
Guard.........................Terrence Beasor
The Chicken....................Ted Giannoulas
A pro-football player wants to quit fixing games, but the people he works for won't let him stop.

2.10 [--] Simon and Simon: THIN AIR
prod. no. 57502 / 30Dec82 CBS Thur
Produced by Richard Chapman
Teleplay by Bob Shayne, Philip DeGuere; based on the novel by Howard Browne
Directed by Bernard McEveety
Guest Cast:
Leona Holbrook.................Linda Scruggs
Karen Holbrook.................Keri Houlihan
Miriam Martin..................Patty Regan
Vinnie.........................Anthony James
Harry..........................Rick Grassi
Detective (?)..................Frank Marth
Paul Holbrook..................Kip Niven
Jules..........................Julius Harris
Sam Boyle......................Tony Giorgio
Younger Man....................Sam Ingraffia
Police Photographer............Dale Reynolds
Burt Holloway..................Tom McGreevey
Sally (Apples) Caruso..........Frank Biro
Policeman......................Roger Nolan
An old friend of Rick's is frantic when her husband disappears, then even more frantic when she's accused of his
murder. Rick and A.J.'s attempts to find out what really happened lead them into a dangerous situation.

2.11 [--] Simon and Simon: MURDER BETWEEN THE LINES
prod. no. 57514 / 6Jan83 CBS Thur
Produced by Richard Chapman
Written by Mike Lloyd Ross
Directed by Sigmund Neufeld, Jr.
Guest Cast:
Rockwell Stark.................Ray Walston
Wanda..........................Marie Windsor
Derek Thorne...................Barry Sattels
Jerry Gelson...................Britt Lomand
Andre..........................Roger Til
Keith Berwick..................Keith Berwick
A.J. promises to locate a novelist's long-lost cousin within 24 hours, but this tedious all-nighter evolves into a
compelling case when several murders are committed exactly as depicted in the novelist's latest book--and A.J. thinks
he's next.

2.12 [--] Simon and Simon: PSYCHED OUT
prod. no. 57510 / 13Jan83 CBS Thur
Produced by Richard Chapman
Written by Paul Magistretti
Directed by Sigmund Neufeld, Jr.
Guest Cast:
Prof. Altman..................Monte Markham
Carol Davis...................Leslie Ackerman
Mark Wilson...................Jeff Lester
Sylvester.....................Tony Longo
Elwood.......................Kim Delgado
Alice Andrews.................Jourdan Fremin
Track Coach...................Lloyd Haynes
Jerry Reiner..................Robert Ginty
Allen Davis...................Dino Scofield
Young Girl....................Lia Kirsten
Roger.........................Tom Engleman
Ernie.........................Tommy Bush
Louis.........................Arnie Moore
Almeyer.......................Harold Ayer
Josie Gates...................Leslie Spreights
Uniformed Officer.............Robert Balderson
A.J. poses as a student and Rick becomes a subject in a psychologist's experiment to investigate the death
of a track star who died in a suspicious fall from a fraternity house roof.

2.13/2.14 [--] Simon and Simon: PIRATE'S KEY (2 hour Special)
prod. no. 83479 / 20Jan83 CBS Thur
Produced by Jo Swerling, Jr.
Written by Philip DeGuere
Directed by Corey Allen
Guest Cast:
Senator Gershenson.............Harry Townes
Kitty Kramer...................Cassie Yates
Judge Elliott Morris Taylor....Eddie Albert
Minnow........................Rick Lenz
Sheriff Earl...................Claude Earl Jones
Dr. Percy......................William Wintersole
David Stallings................Nicolas Coster
Tommy Luna.....................Kevin Hagen
Fernando Valecia...............Daniel Faraldo
Rosalita.......................Edith Diaz
Charlie........................Peter Palmer
IRS Agent Brewster.............Eric Server
Hoskins........................Matthew Tobin
Les Kramer.....................Patrick Culliton
The Woman......................Joanna Patrice
Owner..........................Alfred Dennis
Perkins........................Robert Casper
Abe Carlton....................Phil Marquis
Gus............................Tommy Lane
Sebastian Sawyer...............Phil Philbin
Sam Manners....................Wallace Wilkinson
Cam Stacey.....................Augie Brown
Rental Clerk...................Pam Pyms
Busboy.........................Luis Manuel
Complications from their current case put Rick and A.J. before the state licensing board to answer charges from an
incident in Florida several years earlier, when A.J. was engaged to Janet and working for Myron at Peerless Detectives.
The incident is revealed in flashbacks taken from the 1980 made-for-TV movie, "Pirate's Key", which was the basis of
the series.

2.15 [--] Simon and Simon: THE CLUB MURDER VACATION
prod. no. 57523 / 27Jan83 CBS Thur
Produced by Richard Chapman
Written by Bill Dial
Directed by Burt Kennedy
Guest Cast:
Sheriff Hardiman...............Guy Stockwell
Gregory Cable..................Gregory Sierra
Jerry Reiner...................Robert Ginty
Dexter.........................M.C. Gainey
Mary Beth Turner...............Susan Harney
Leo Marx.......................Robert I. Clarke
Boat Dock Man..................Charles H. Hyman
Deputy.........................Eric Whitman
Waiter.........................Thomas Murphy
L. Gingrich, R.N...............Lainie Nelson
Desk Clerk.....................James Michael Hayes
Trixie.........................Lenetta Kidd
Kid...........................Vernon Scott
When Rick's pestering drives A.J. to take advantage of mom's offer to share the large suite she was given
(instead of a small room) at a northern California resort, he cramps her style when he tries to prove that
he witnessed a murder--that no one will believe really happened.

2.16 [--] Simon and Simon: IT'S ONLY A GAME
prod. no. 57522 / 3Feb83 CBS Thur
Produced by Richard Chapman
Written by Richard Chapman
Directed by Vincent McEveety
Guest Cast:
Jerry Reiner...................Robert Ginty
Laura Reynolds.................Tricia O'Neil
Johnny Donald.................Jay Johnson
Arnie..........................Robert O'Donnell
Logan..........................Logan Clarke
Gina...........................Peggy Ryan
Ethel..........................Betty Bunch
Dawson.........................Tony Brubaker
Detective......................Greg Norberg
Man............................Eddie Baker
Clerk..........................Red McIlvaine
Security Man...................John Leonelli
Kelley.........................Jack Decker
Airport Police.................Fred S. Ronnow
Their good friend, the coroner, asks the brothers to deliver a new video game to Las Vegas and they don't
understand just how valuable it is until thieves attack.

2.17 [--] Simon and Simon: DESIGN FOR KILLING
prod. no. 57518 / 10Feb/83 CBS Thur
Produced by Richard Chapman
Written by James S. Crocker
Directed by Bernard McEveety
Guest Cast:
Tracy Penn....................Janet Julian
Jean-Claude...................Tim Considine
Celeste Dunn..................Barbara Anderson
Jason Woolcott................Robin Clarke
Gilbert Dunn..................Denny Miller
Vivian Penn...................Penny Fuller
Antonio.......................Richard Delmonte
Police Lieutenant.............William Boyett
Diana.........................Patricia Davis
Perry.........................Guerin Barry
Marvin........................Arnold Johnson
Hector........................Carlos Rivas
Heather.......................Lynn Chaplin
Nina..........................Dani Minnick
Paco..........................Sal Mistretta
Hank..........................Jimmy Joyce
Assistant.....................Robert Teta
Billy.........................Jamie Abbott
A clothing design house, featuring a top teen model, hires the Simons to protect its new fall line
from being stolen by a rival firm.

2.18 [--] Simon and Simon: THE LIST
prod. no. 57521 / 17Feb83 CBS Thur
Produced by Richard Chapman
Written by Michael Piller
Directed by Burt Kennedy
Guest Cast:
Amanda McKay...................Cristina Raines
Nick Fiesta....................Murphy Dunne
Joan Klein.....................Lynnette Mettey
Philip Bloom...................Don Dubbins
Alfred Klein...................Richard Anderson
Detective Shore................Dana Gladstone
Desk Sergeant..................Sid Conrad
Terry Aames....................Rebecca Clemons
Jimmy the Bartender............James Lydon
Tennis Pro.....................Lee Menning
A.J. pressures Rick into taking the case of a woman accused of murdering the publisher who put her,
against her wishes, on a list of San Diego's ten sexiest women; but Rick also investigates their client's
mysterious secrets, while A.J. is falling in love with her.

2.19 [--] Simon and Simon: WHAT'S IN A GNOME? -aka- Phantom of Playland
prod. no. 57519 / 24Feb83 CBS Thur
Produced by Richard Chapman
Written by Paul Magistretti
Directed by Sigmund Neufeld, Jr.
Guest Cast:
Col. Lawrence Grayson..........Ed Lauter
Denise Carroll.................Judith Chapman
Dodger Doyle...................Alan Toy
Luke Dwyer.....................Richard Cox
Vince Hurst....................Grainger Hines
Ed Williams....................Ted Markland
Lori Lightbody.................Anne Lockhart
Dr. Anderson...................Barbara Beckley
Minister.......................Olan Soule
An amusement park owned by a retired Marine colonel is being repeatedly vandalized, so the manager hires
the Simons to work undercover (with Rick playing a gnome), but the more they learn about the vandal,
the more they question who the real villain is.

2.20 [--] Simon and Simon: THE SECRET OF THE CHROME EAGLE
prod. no. 57525 / 3Mar83 CBS Thur
Produced by Richard Chapman
Written by Mike Lloyd Ross
Directed by Vincent McEveety
Guest Cast:
Eleanor Swayze/Swanson.........Shelley Smith
Sergeant Donegan...............Albert Salmi
Sophie Chaflin.................Natalie Schafer
Feltzer........................Robert Totten
Lisa Chen......................Helen Funai
Claude Paxley..................Gary Allen
Al Colley......................Joel Lawrence
Burns..........................Dan Ferrone
The brothers are hired to transport a valuable classic car to San Francisco, but events along the way
make them wonder if there isn't more here than meets the eye.

2.21 [--] Simon and Simon: ROOM 3502
prod. no. 57524 / 10Mar83 CBS Thur
Produced by Richard Chapman
Written by Alan Brennert
Directed by Sigmund Neufeld, Jr.
Guest Cast:
Bob Carmichael.................Kip Niven
Jody Carmichael................Julia Duffy
Cleve Rafelson.................Gerald S. O'Loughlin
Dr. Hammond...................Dr. Joyce Brothers
Harry Fortune..................Philip Proctor
Phoebe.........................Lois Foraker
Rosalind Martin................Francine Lembi
Wayne..........................Ian Patrick Williams
George Drayfus.................Michael Bond
Joanie.........................Kathy Garver
Jerry..........................Frank Farmer
Barbara Mitchell...............Chevi Colton
Night Clerk....................John O'Leary
Abel...........................Terry Wills
Marty..........................Robert Feero
Arthur Gorman..................Joseph diReda
Nurse..........................Odessa Cleveland
Sleazy.........................Tom Wirth
A panic-striken husband comes to the Simons when he finds his wife has vanished from their hotel room overnight.

2.22 [--] Simon and Simon: RED DOG BLUES
prod. no. 57515 / 24Mar83 CBS Thur
Produced by Richard Chapman
Written by Deborah R. Baron & Patricia Rae Morgan
Directed by Vincent McEveety
Guest Cast:
Jared Snyder...................Cleavon Little
Sam Elkins.....................Darleen Carr
D.A. Larkin....................William Jordan
Haydrick.......................Richard Kuss
Walter Newcomb.................Stu Gilliam
3-Card Monty...................Robert Englund
Steven Farrow.................William Mims
Anderson.......................Gary Pagett
Frye...........................Todd Martin
Wade...........................Sam Scarber
Bird..........................Ricky Jay
Huey...........................James Avery
Judge Wesley...................Fred D. Scott
Blue...........................Floyd Foster, Jr.
Bailiff........................Tim Staton
When Janet is assigned to her first murder case, she wants the Simons to help her build an airtight case;
but they've already been hired by the opposition--the accused man's defense attorney.

2.23 [--] Simon and Simon: THE SKELETON WHO CAME OUT OF THE CLOSET
prod. no. 57527 / 31Mar83 CBS Thur
Produced by Richard Chapman
Written by James S. Crocker
Directed by Paul Krasny
Guest Cast:
Mark Horton....................Richard Kiel
Gary Horton....................Edward Winter
Diane Horton...................Claire Malis
Denny Horton...................Paul Tuerpe
Billie.........................Brenda Scott
Estelle........................Adrian Ricard
Dr. Griss......................Dean Stockwell
Jim (Paul) Bailey..............John Carter
Burt...........................John Wheeler
Nurse #2.......................Don Maxwell
Nurse..........................Janet Winter
Secretary......................Julienne Wells
Farmer.........................Frank Lugo
Farmer's Daughter..............Michelle Rosas
Sally..........................Susan Blu
Mother Horton..................Florence Schauffler
Evans..........................Burt Marshall
Farmer's Wife..................Pilar Del Rey
The brothers have more than they can handle when they accept a job transporting a huge mental patient,
but maybe that is just as well. 

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