CTVA US Crime - "Simon and Simon" (Universal/CBS) Season 3 (1983-84)

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Starring Jameson Parker (as A.J.), Gerald McRaney (as Rick)
Season 3 (CBS) (1983-84)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
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############### Simon and Simon ##############
############## season 3 1983-84 ##############
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CBS Thursdays 9:00-10:00pm Eastern
Produced by Richard Chapman; Co-Producer, George Geiger

3.1 [--] Simon and Simon: GRAND ILLUSION
prod. no. 57713 / 29Sep83 CBS Thur
Produced by Richard Chapman; co-producer, George Geiger
Written by E. Jack Kaplan
Directed by Vincent McEveety
Guest Cast:
George DeCova/Barnaby the Great....Donald O'Connor
Oliver Twist...................David Elliott
Lorna..........................Deborah Ryan
Zoltan.........................Barrie Ingham
Maurice Lebow.................Gino Conforti
Rubio..........................Luis Avalos
Dooley.........................Bill Zuckert
Knudson........................Rick Fitts
Cody...........................Richard Wright
Insurance Agent................James Karen
A magician hires the Simons to find out how a rival stole his spectacular new trick.

3.2 [--] Simon and Simon: D.J., D.O.A.
prod. no. 57716 / 6Oct83 CBS Thur
Produced by Richard Chapman; co-producer, George Geiger
Written by James Crocker
Directed by Christian I. Nyby II
Guest Cast:
"Crazy Susan" Sackwell.........P.J. Soles
Terry Hudson...................Rich Turner
Owen Marsh.....................Mills Watson
Bill Freeman...................James Whitmore, Jr.
Benny..........................Philip Proctor
Tony...........................Roy Jenson
Landlord......................Sydney Lassick
Programmer (Julius)............David Eric
Cop............................Randy Hall (uncredited)
A disk jockey is beaten and then disappears; a fellow disc jockey who witnessed the beating hires the Simons
to find out what happened to her co-worker.

3.3 [--] Simon and Simon: I HEARD IT WAS MURDER
prod. no. 57706 / 13Oct83 CBS Thur
Produced by Richard Chapman; co-producer, George Geiger
Teleplay by Bill Dial; Story by David Douglas Sheer
Directed by Christian I. Nyby II
Guest Cast:
Dr. Rebecca Towne..............Cheryl McMannis
Cady...........................William Smith
Black..........................Patrick Dollaghan
Sgt. Ross......................Dennis Howard
Driver of Van..................Ted Gehring
Miles Kovac....................Duncan McLeod
Manager of Garage..............David Carlile
Passenger in Van...............John Nolan
Roger, mechanic................Garrett Pearson
The Simons take on the job of protecting a blind witness.

3.4 [--] Simon and Simon: BAIL OUT
prod. no. 57531 / 20Oct83 CBS Thur
Produced by Richard Chapman
Written by Paul Magistretti
Directed by Vincent McEveety
Guest Cast:
Sherry Dayton.................Belinda Montgomery
Lisa Bannon...................Rosemary Forsyth
Warren Leeds..................Howard Witt
Alan Dayton...................Jim McMullan
Steve Bannon..................David Kaufman
Dave Haddon...................Arthur Taxier
Bodyguard #1..................Michael Lane
Bodyguard #2..................Dave Cass
Young Girl #1.................Judie Aronson
Waitress......................Michele Roth
Committeewoman................Margaret Doty
Young Girl #2.................Robin Watkins
P.A. Announcer................Dennis A. Pratt
Romaine Vlad.................Grady Kjesbo
A.J. goes undercover as a tennis pro when he and Rick are hired by an executive's widow to investigate the parachute
"accident" that had killed her husband.

3.5 [--] Simon and Simon: FLY THE ALIBI SKIES
(cross-over episode with the tv show, "Whiz Kids").
prod. no. 57727 / 27Oct83 CBS Thur
Produced by Richard Chapman; co-producer, George Geiger
Written by Tom Porter
Directed by Vincent McEveety
Guest Cast:
Toby Hannan....................James Wainwright
Albert Allreed................Robert Modes
Joyce Allreed.................Arlene Golonka
Lt. Julian Bogartis............Jonathan Banks
Richie Adler...................Matthew Laborteaux
Hamilton Parker................Todd Porter
Jeremy Saldino.................Jeffrey Jacquet
Temple Hill....................Daphne Maxwell
Bartender(?)...................Robert Alan Browne
Alice Tyler....................Andrea Elson
Irene Adler....................Madelyn Cain
Man on Phone...................Alex Rebar
Cabbie.........................Richie Montgomery
Captain........................Vaughn Armstrong
Darcy-Cowgirl Waitress.........Robyn Bernard
Sergeant Bryan.................David Wiley
Sportscaster...................John Walsh
Pilot..........................Tim Maloney
The Simons' efforts to find their client's missing brother lead them right into the high-profile murder investigation
of an old nemesis, Lt. Bogartis. A.J. enlists the help of some computer-savvy kids to come up with the evidence to
solve both cases.

3.6 [--] Simon and Simon: SHADOW OF SAM PENNY
prod. no. 57707 / 3Nov83 CBS Thur
Produced by Richard Chapman; co-producer, George Geiger
Written by Michael Piller
Directed by Vincent McEveety
Guest Cast:
Angel Barkley..................Anne Francis
Sam Penny......................Robert Lansing
Marcus "Dutch" Silver..........Elisha Cook
Del Mooney.....................Dane Clark
Alex Kidd.....................Scott Brady
Toni Meyers....................Joan Leslie
Willy "The Weasle" Kaper.......Philip Bruns
Dennis Markell.................Clete Roberts
Paulson........................Cal Bartlett
Arnold Musak...................Don Grady
Nurse..........................Patti Jerome
Waitress.......................Cynthia Schultee
Activist.......................Elizabeth Bills
A.J.'s idol, famous detective Sam Penny ("the man who wrote the book") needs the Simons' help to solve
a 30 year old case, in this homage to Dashell Hammett's The Maltest Falcon.

3.7 [--] Simon and Simon: CAUGHT BETWEEN THE DEVIL AND THE DEEP BLUE SEA
prod. no. 57720 / 10Nov83 CBS Thur
Produced by Richard Chapman; co-producer, George Geiger
Written by Gary Kemper
Directed by Sigmund Neufeld, Jr.
New Regular:
Tim Reid as Lt. Marcel P. "Downtown" Brown (Seasons 3-6)(1983-87)
Guest Cast:
Roy Haines.....................Jack Lucarelli
Captain DeSusa.................William Lucking
Marie Haines...................Susan Cotton
Lt. Hayden.....................Alex Henteloff
Eddie Reed....................James Emery
Darrel Colby...................James Sutorius
Lt. Wallace....................Steve Fifield
Leo............................Robert Clarke
Gayline........................Catherine Battistone
Ben............................Robert Gribbin
Phillip Young..................Ed Couppee
Conventioneer..................Tom Finnegan
Hooker.........................Lenetta Kidd
Reporter.......................Joe Farango
Leader.........................Max Thayer
The Simons are hired by a woman to find her ex-husband--a cop accused of robbery and cop killing--and meet
and work with Downtown Brown for the first time as they help him prove his friend's innocence.

3.8 [--] Simon and Simon: THE BARE FACTS
prod. no. 57712 / 17Nov83 CBS Thur
Produced by Richard Chapman; co-producer, George Geiger
Written by Ruel Fischmann
Directed by Sigmund Neufeld, Jr.
Guest Cast:
Mary DeAngelo..................Maryedith Burrell
Al Wellens.....................Tom Simcox
Doug Donner....................Steven Keats
Heidi Klosterman...............Camilla Sparv
Omar...........................Michael Swan
Sybil..........................Bobbie Bresee
Mickey.........................Wayne Heffley
Sheriff........................Morgan Jones
Mr. Fiskin.....................Richardson Morse
Bobbi..........................Linnea Quigley
Ronda..........................Judie Aronson
Woman in Cabin.................Patti Mickey
In order to find a missing contractor, the Simons have to search his favorite hang-out, a nudist colony
--to Rick's great dismay.

3.9 [--] Simon and Simon: TOO MUCH OF A GOOD THING
prod. no. 57718 / 1Dec83 CBS Thur
Produced by Richard Chapman
Written by George Geiger
Directed by Gary Grillo
Guest Cast:
Hilda Carmichael..............Randi Brooks
Walter Carmichael.............Stephen Keep
Martin Donlevy................Dick York
Jeffries......................Phillip Clark
Gloria Carmichael.............Tori Lysdahl
Eva Carmichael................Morgan Hart
Rick Steck....................Ed Bakey
Guy in Bar....................Ed Crick
Guard........................James Lydon
Mindy.........................Marilyn Schreffler
Worker........................J. Bill Jones
A woman comes to the Simons when her husband disappears. They start the investigation with his job (inspecting
produce for illegal pesticides) but the real surprises turn up when the investigation veers into his personal life.

3.10 [--] Simon and Simon: BETTY GRABLE FLIES AGAIN
prod. no. 57715 / 8Dec83 CBS Thur
Produced by Richard Chapman
Teleplay by Timothy Burns; Story by Arthur Alsberg & Don Nelson
Directed by Burt Kennedy
Guest Cast:
'Irish' Dan Kelly.............Pat Hingle
Christy Vogel.................Cassie Yates
Farley/Stanhope...............John Vivyan
Lt. Don Burrows/Crowder.......William Bryant
Arch McBride..................Gene Evans
Ed Beckwith...................Glenn Corbett
Arresting Officer.............Eric Server
Bubba.........................Diane Bellamy
Ted Ostrow...................Michael Champion
Pete Vogel....................Tom Fuccello
Kyle Vogel....................Dick Billingsley
Controller....................John Howard Swain
Manager.......................Michael Jay London
Cremony.......................Greg Lewis
Grace Minash..................Sherry Pratt
Blanche.......................Marcia Mae Jones
Penny.........................Cynthia Frost
A WWII pilot wants to find his long lost B-25.

3.11 [--] Simon and Simon: BON VOYAGE, ALONSO
prod. no. 57708 / 15Dec83 CBS Thur
Produced by Richard Chapman
Teleplay by William M. Whitehead; Story by Mike Lloyd Ross and William M. Whitehead
Directed by Roy Campanella, Jr.
Guest Cast:
Marjorie Bishop................Lia Kirsten
Diane..........................Sarah G. Buxton
Marla..........................Sybil Danning
Nick...........................Brad Savage
Melody.........................Gail Matthius
Capt. Cottrell.................Sean McClory
Bucky..........................Michael Callan
Fuller.........................Gerald Hiken
Mr. Callaway...................Bill Morey
Hijacker.......................Wolf Muser
Lester Michaels................Wayne Powers
Perkins Oliphant...............Jeffrey Lynn
Patient........................Nicholas Worth
Derk Bishop....................Conrad Bachmann
Packer.........................Jon Locke
King...........................Mark Graciale
While A.J. finishes up a job in San Diego, Rick takes mom along on their next job--chaperoning two teen-aged girls
on a cruise ship. But this dream job turns into a nightmare when the ship gets hijacked.

3.12 [--] Simon and Simon: ALL YOUR FAVORITE GAMES
prod. no. 57704 / 22Dec83 CBS Thur
Produced by Richard Chapman
Written by Don M. Mankiewicz
Directed by Vincent McEveety
Guest Cast:
Frankie Gillard..............Ann Dusenberry
Sid Castle....................Thom Christopher
Pauli Braddock................Logan Clarke
Georgie.......................Ed McCready
Sgt. Delahanty................Laurence Haddon
Janet Fowler..................Jeannie Wilson
Landlord.....................John Chappell
Stretch.......................Tommy Madden
Policeman.....................Vincent Howard
Waitress......................Michele Roth
Waiter........................David Shallen
Bride.........................Christie Kaatz
Groom.........................Randy Hall
When her star witness is nearly killed while under police protection, Janet asks Rick and A.J. to take over the
protective custody, but the witness's compulsive need to gamble makes her very uncooperative.

3.13 [--] Simon and Simon: JOHN DOE
prod. no. 57714 / 5Jan84 CBS Thur
Produced by Richard Chapman
Written by Bruce Cervi
Directed by Gary Grillo
Guest Cast:
Bryan Gatewood.................Gregg Henry
Dr. Rita Price.................Fionnula Flanagan
Ella Carpenter.................Kimberly Farr
Marty Cochran..................Bill Smillie
Saleswoman.....................Barbara Treutelaar
Nurse Davis....................Kay Freeman
Cleaning Lady..................Vanna Salviati
Leonard........................Bobb Hopkins
Wife...........................Wendy Becker
Husband........................John Harrison
Policeman......................Dennis Woods
Desk Sergeant..................Bill Handy
Rick goes undercover at the addiction treatment facility that had been run by the doctor the Simons' client is accused
of killing, to try to find out who really killed the doctor--and why their client has no memory of the previous 3 months.

3.14 [--] Simon and Simon: DEAR LOVESICK
prod. no. 57722 / 12Jan84 CBS Thur
Produced by Richard Chapman; co-producer, George Geiger
Written by John Kostmayer
Directed by Bernard L. Kowalski
Guest Cast:
Kate Franklin.................Cathryn Damon
Steven Lacey..................Chip Mayer
Gavin Shelley.................Med Flory
Melissa Shelley...............Lisa Lindgren
Wally Luger...................Tony Longo
Manny Cuco....................Bert Rosario
Arnold Kravitz................Ion Teodorescu
Desk Clerk....................Robin Bach
Reporter......................Teri Beckerman
Jailer........................Cal Bowman
Minister......................Archie Lang
Bartender.....................Pete Randall
An advice columnist hires Rick & A.J. when she fears one of her regular readers is in danger.

3.15 [--] Simon and Simon: BLOODLINES
prod. no. 57705 / 19Jan84 CBS Thur
Produced by Richard Chapman; co-producer, George Geiger
Written by Phil Combest
Directed by Burt Kennedy
Directed by Richard Chapman (on copyright)
Guest Cast:
Kris Caulfield................Kay Lenz
Jimmy Layton..................Dennis Fimple
Hardy Summers.................Michael MacRae
Buddy.........................Buck Taylor
Nero..........................Victor Brandt
Hernando......................Luis Contreras
Mayor Roger Hedgecock.........Self
Sergeant Vic Sanchez..........Charles Bazaldua
Crony #1......................Burt Miller
Crony #2......................Joe Angarola
While the Simons are looking for a stolen horse, they uncover some revealing information about the racing
accident that had killed their client's father years before.

3.16 [--] Simon and Simon: HEELS AND TOES
prod. no. 57723 / 2Feb84 CBS Thur
Produced by Richard Chapman; co-producer, George Geiger
Written by Jim Tisdale
Directed by Georg Fenady
Guest Cast:
Holly McGinnis.................Leslie Wing
Randy Dever....................Christopher Stone
Kirsten Jeffries...............Lauri Landry
Darren Oats....................Steven Apostle Pec
Vladimir Khavi.................Charles Ward
Brenda Haas....................Rhonda Aldrich
Susan..........................Kat Sawyer-Young
Doctor Suvi Raj (Captain Midnight)...Marc Tubert
Doctor Roberts.................John Petlock
Ed Crowder.....................Greg Norberg
Policeman......................Jim Malinda
A.J.'s broken wrist puts him and Rick in position to help a dancer, a ballerina by day and exotic dancer
by night, who is accused of murdering her roommate.

3.17 [--] Simon and Simon: THE WRONG STUFF
prod. no. 57717 / 9Feb84 CBS Thur
Produced by Richard Chapman; co-producer, George Geiger
Written by Alan Brennert
Directed by Vincent McEveety
Guest Cast:
Catherine Donald.............Dianne Kay
Colonel Christopher J. Ahern..Gary Lockwood
Barry L. Fastman/Howard Hunk..Edd Byrnes
Neil Loosma...................Peter White
Ed Laughlin...................Richard Sanders
Temple Hill...................Daphne Maxwell
Ben Kolodi....................Rudy Kovar
Manager.......................Helen Kleeb
Philip (H.M.) Hadley..........Darrell Zwerling
Eileen........................Patty Dworkin
Kahana/Robert Davies..........Written byK. Stratton
Sarge.........................Thomas Bellin
First Girl....................Natalie Klinger
First Boy.....................Carl Steven
Second Boy....................Michael Evans
Second Girl...................Alison Sweeney
Guard........................Richard Molnar
Frank Demora..................Michael Laskin
Military Security.............Scott Murphy (uncredited)
An innocent young woman fears her future will be ruined when a producer turns a movie she made as a teen-ager
into an x-rated film and gives it wide distribution.

3.18 [--] Simon and Simon: DOUBLE PLAY
prod. no. 57730 / 16Feb84 CBS Thur
Produced by Richard Chapman; co-producer, George Geiger
Written by Michael Piller
Directed by Burt Kennedy
Guest Cast:
Allison Long...................Stephanie Blackmore
Gregory Paulson................Ben Hammer
Eladio Sanchez.................Richard Yniguez
Mayrose........................Barry Livingston
"Bette Midler".................Kenny Sache
Helen Brackett.................Jaye P. Morgan
Katz...........................Edmund Stoiber
Mr. Valente....................Charlie Brill
Maxwell McGuire................Richard Balin
Cabbie.........................Sam Vlahos
Reporter.......................Frank Conn
"Goldie Hawn"..................Lana Schwab
"Elizabeth Taylor".............Edie Gullon
Male Voice.....................Gene Whittington
Rick is haunted by a recurring dream while he and A.J. are trying to figure out who devised the elaborate frame
that gets them arrested for transporting stolen securities to Mexico, and their investigation leads them to a
'look-a-like' escort service.

3.19 [--] Simon and Simon: UNDER THE KNIFE
prod. no. 57734 / 23/84 CBS Thur
Produced by Richard Chapman; co-producer, George Geiger
Teleplay by Timothy Burns; Story by Kenneth Brooten & Stuart Chapman and Timothy Burns
Directed by Gerald McRaney
Guest Cast:
Dr. Kyle Stepney..............G.Written by Bailey
Vic Richards..................Jeff Lester
Dorsey Pender.................John Pleshette
Dr. Lloyd Tyler...............William Windom
Patricia Rieger...............Sheila Larken
Paula Chalmers................Amy Resnick
Sheila Klizusky...............Lory Walsh
Eva...........................Sharon Barr
Helen Aarons, R.N.............Catherine Ford
Vickers.......................Jan Stratton
Mechanic......................Joella Deffenbaugh
O.R. Nurse....................Lavelle Roby
Mr. Bates.....................Wayne Armstrong
A.J. goes undercover as a patient in a hospital when a surgeon hires the Simons to prove that the plaintiff
in a malpractice suit is a phoney.

3.20 [--] Simon and Simon: HARM'S WAY
prod. no. 57703 / 1Mar84 CBS Thur
Produced by Richard Chapman; co-producer, George Geiger
Written by Richard Chapman & Philip DeGuere
Directed by Sigmund Neufeld, Jr.
Guest Cast:
Brian Harms....................John Reilly
Mr. Tao........................Clyde Kusatsu
Lin Yu-Wong....................George Kee Cheung
Eve Brandt.....................Kim Sudol
Shannon Trammel................Molly Cheek
Murphy.........................Doug McClure
Ron Kelley.....................Jeff Abbott
Eve #2.........................Carole Wyand
Coroner........................Lynn Seibel
Roy............................James Avery
Hu-Zhen........................Yung Sun
Inmate.........................Billy James
Mrs. Rozinski..................Renee Borden
Master Kubota..................Tak Kubota
A woman hires the Simons to find a man she claims is her ex-husband, but when they find him, the larger-than-life
Brian Harms, he recruits them into his world of espionage and international intrigue.

3.21 [--] Simon and Simon: THE DILLINGER PRINT
prod. no. 57733 / 8Mar84 CBS Thur
Produced by Richard Chapman; co-producer, George Geiger
Teleplay by William M. Whitehead;
Story by Harry Butler & Logan Clarke and William M. Whitehead
Directed by Vincent McEveety
Guest Cast:
Addie Becker..................Cindy Pickett
Frank Kinnaman................Peter Brown
Ty Becker.....................Harold J. Stone
Jewel Lee.....................Marie Denn
Arthur Gerron.................John McCann
Dillinger #1..................Bruce Gordon
Bogan.........................Paul Eiding
Dr. Paul Iglitzen, D.D.S......Bob Tzudiker
Dillinger #2..................Richard Karlan
Girl..........................Brandy Gold
Boy...........................Brandon Call
Health Club Client............Scott Murphy (uncredited)
A retired FBI agent thinks he has some new evidence in the John Dillinger case and then he is murdered, and A.J. is
forced to face his own fear when his reaction to a violent warning is not what he would have expected.

3.22 [--] Simon and Simon: CORPUS DELECTI
prod. no. 57731 / 22Mar84 CBS Thur
Produced by Richard Chapman; co-producer, George Geiger
Written by Mike Lloyd Ross
Directed by Kim Manners
Guest Cast:
Dave Blandings................Peter Fox
Miles Thatcher................Greg Mullavey
Carla Morgan..................Louise Sorel
Marie Blandings...............Sherry Hursey
Dr. Fieldings.................Vernon Weddle
Roberto.......................Mario Lopez (child)
Attorney......................Lance Rosen
Judge.........................Al Fann
Alcalde.......................Ruben Moreno
Receptionist..................Lynn Marie Nanna
Trader........................Roberto Contreras
A steel denture found in a burned car is the major clue in proving a woman is dead and her insurance policy payable...
but is it? The Simon's $120,000 commission sits in the balance when A.J. insists that they continue digging into the case.

3.23 [--] Simon and Simon: THE DISAPPEARANCE OF HARRY THE HAT
prod. no. 57732 / 29Mar84 CBS Thur
Produced by Richard Chapman; co-producer, George Geiger
Written by Phil Combest
Directed by Vincent McEveety
Guest Cast:
Harry Gleason.................Whitney Rydbeck
Melinda Gleason...............Elaine Joyce
Carl Lomax....................William Boyett
Birddog Hansen................Philip Sterling
Robert Corman.................Michael Constantine
Robbins.......................Robert Hoy
Receptionist..................Susan Blu
Mrs. Dawkins..................Nora Meerbaum
Ticket Seller.................Noel Farmer
A mild mannered accountant hires the Simons to teach him how to vanish. He tells them that he wants
to evade a demanding wife, but maybe he has another reason.

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